Babe in the Mist

from Kathleen Dames

Babe in the Mist Pattern


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Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit
  • Purl
  • Increase
  • Decrease
  • Cast on
  • Bind off

Pattern Description:

Wrap your littlest buccaneer in a blanket of Mist Drops to keep baby safe from discovery, whether on board shipor tucked away on a desert island. Every edge of this cozy cover undulates so baby will become accustomed to the waves, and both sides of this pattern are beautiful, so no worries about which side is best. A washable wool blend makes this a practical, not-too-heavy, and easy-to-care for blanket for your babe.

Pattern is charted and written out, and includes helpful notes to get you started, including a detailed description of a long-tail provisional cast-on (I'm hopeless at the crochet version of a provisional cast-on, but you can use that, if it works for you).


19 sts x 16 r = 3.75" w x 3" h in Mist Drops pattern (one repeat)


  • US8/5.0mm needle
  • 3 skeins Berocco Vintage Worsted in Mochi

You Will Also Need:

  • tapestry needle
  • waste yarn
  • stitch markers

About Designer

About Designer

Kathleen Dames on

I live and knit in New York City and Bath, Maine, with my husband and our three children, getting my style fix in the one and my New England (Red Sox/cranberry bog/lobster roll/chilly nights in need of a sweater) fix in t'other.

Though I didn't realize it at the time, I've been a knitwear designer from my first large-scale knitting project, a poncho for which I wanted to use a different yarn ...

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