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I am a fashion/ textile designer and mother of six children.
Over time I have designed and knitted as well as sewn hundreds of items of baby and childrens clothing.

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Slip Stitch Baby Blanket

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Slip Stitch Baby Blanket
Slip Stitch Baby Blanket
Slip Stitch Baby Blanket
Slip Stitch Baby Blanket
Slip Stitch Baby Blanket
Slip Stitch Baby Blanket

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • slip stitches
  • read basic chart

Pattern Description:

A very simple slip stitch pattern is the main feature of this snuggely baby blanket in two sizes.

It creates a lovely soft, squishy fabric with enough cushioning for you to use it at playtime on the floor.
Knit from easy care cotton or blends, but you can make it from wool as well.

The reverse also looks nice, like a striped garter stitch, so basically, the blanket has two "good" sides.
Perfect gift idea and also a great project for expecting mums, we all know how good knitting is for you, and this is a relaxing kind of project.

A chart for the stitch is included in the instructions but it wont take a long for you to remember it off by heart.

You can play around with the colour choices for the stripes to personalise your blanket.
Would look lovely in primary colours or earthy tones.

Pattern is Copyrighted and intended for personal use.


22 st to 10 cm or 4 inches in stockinette st

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Pram and Car Seat: 60 cm x 80 cm or 24 " x 32 "
  • Cot :80 cm x 100 cm or 32 " x 39 "


  • Cotton or Cotton/bamboo blend 8 ply yarn
  • for small size: 200g in main colour A(natural) 100g each in contrasting colours B, C, D (pink, green, blue)
  • for large size:400g in main colour A (natural) 200g each in contrasting colours B, C,( pink, green, blue)

You Will Also Need:

  • long circular knitting needle in size 4mm or US6
  • crochet hook (optional)

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

cotton, bamboo or blends


stone, pink, green, blue

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