Sunshine and Shadows Baby Blanket

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Sunshine and Shadows Baby Blanket Pattern


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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details




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Skill Level:

little skill level requirement Novice

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • cast on
  • knit
  • purl
  • cast off

Pattern Description:

A sweet, simple knit that's suitable for beginners, resulting in a stylish, modern baby blanket everyone will love! Great for a boy or a girl!

This cozy blanket's size and square shape make it perfect for bringing along in the stroller, putting baby on the floor, or to make up for a shower gift! Tips included on how to make this into a larger, rectangular blanket.

This pattern is an instant download! You can start stitching right away - no waiting!!

Pattern Information:

*** Yarn: Worsted (sample made using Mary Maxim Best Value)
*** Needle size: US size 7 (4.5mm), 30" (76cm)
*** Stitches used: knit, purl
*** Finished size: 28" x 28"

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Ravelry ID: MonsoonCalamity
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16 stitches & 24 rows = 4" in stocking stitch (note: gauge is not very important as
long as the blanket drapes nicely)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 28" x 28" (76cm x 76 cm)


  • yarn: worsted weight (sample made using Mary Maxim Best Value, 6oz/170g, 315yds/288m per ball) - 2 balls Wheat (yellow) - 1 ball Wedgewood (blue)
  • 1 circular needle - US size 7 (4.5mm), 30" (76cm) - or size needed for gauge

Suggested yarn:

800 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Mary Maxim Best Value (Caron Simply Soft would be great as well!)


Wheat, Wedgewood

About Designer

About Designer

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Cindy has been knitting and crocheting for 32 years and has been designing patterns for almost 3 years. Her patterns are detailed, edited, and easy to follow.

You can sell any finished items from Monsoon Calamity patterns, no exceptions, no need to contact the designer!

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