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Justine Turner on craftsy.com
Auckland, New Zealand.

I love designing knitwear for babies and older kids too, I'm inspired by the world around me, whether it's the green bush covered hills where I live, or the bright city lights and sparkling harbor. I ...

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Life out loud baby blanket

from Just Jussi
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Life out loud baby blanket
Life out loud baby blanket
Life out loud baby blanket
Life out loud baby blanket
Life out loud baby blanket
Life out loud baby blanket

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit and purl
  • k2tog
  • SSK
  • yarn over
  • cast on and off (bind off)
  • change colours (stripes)

Pattern Description:

I created this blanket for my first grand daughter who is due in January 2013, my daughter requested a bright fun blanket as all of the nursery furniture is white.

Sometimes you want something a little less subdued for the nursery, something to show that there is a great big world of colour out there, and that life is exciting when it is lived out loud!

Parents and babies alike will be thrilled with this rainbow ripple blanket, either cot sized or the useful bassinet/stroller/car seat size.

Use your imagination and any combination of colours that takes your fancy, use 7 yarns or 37! Great for using up the oddments you have collected over the years and the perfect excuse to start saving them up.


20 sts x 24 rows over chevron pattern.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Bassinet blanket Approximately 60 x 60 cm (24 x 24 ins) Cot blanket Approximately 100 x 135 cm (40 x 54 ins)


  • DK weight yarn Bassinet size Approximately 128 metres / 140 yards in each of 7 colours. Cot size Approximately 290 metres / 319 yards of each of 7 colours. (Each cot size ripple uses approximately 10g of yarn) (Total amount can be made up of up to 12 (5) shades of each colour
  • 4mm circular needle 100cm or longer

Suggested yarn:

980 yards of DK weight