k = knit p = purl m1-p = from the back, lift the horizontal strand between stitches with the left needle. Purl through the front loop. k2tog = knit 2 sts together yo = yarn over ssk = [slip 1 st knitwise] twice, k these 2 sts together through back loops 3/3 RC = slip 3 sts to cable needle (cn) and hold in back, k3, k3 from cn 3/3 LC = slip 3 sts to cable needle (cn) and hold in front, k3, k3 from cn p2tog = purl 2 sts together
A little bit of cabling, a little bit of lace, juxtaposed just so to create a stunning overall effect. This luxe baby blanket is sure to be a winner with its impressive-looking stitch pattern!
But you'll know that it was created with simple cabling techniques and some basic lacework. Ha!
This blanket is also knit in one-piece, with the moss stitch edgings knit-on. Choose a yarn, like this Knitpicks Shine Worsted for beautiful stitch definition and the softness and ease-of-care that the baby's Mom will appreciate. And Shine Worsted comes in a stunning color range, so stray from the traditional baby pinks and blues. . . babies look great in vibrant colors!
A worsted weight yarn in a soft cotton blend: Approximate total yardage required: 450 yds [408 m]. Please visit this pattern at SweaterBabe.com for yarn suggestions, photos of finished projects, etc. Shown In: Knit Picks Shine Worsted (60% Pima Cotton/40% Modal); 1.75 oz/50g [75 yds/68m] per ball: 6 balls in Sky #25353. NOTE: This pattern uses up almost all of the yarn, so be prepared to use the swatch yarn, if needed