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I've been knitting and crocheting for 35 years and have been designing patterns since 2011.

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Sunshine and Shadows Baby Blanket

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Sunshine and Shadows Baby Blanket
Sunshine and Shadows Baby Blanket
Sunshine and Shadows Baby Blanket
Sunshine and Shadows Baby Blanket
Sunshine and Shadows Baby Blanket
Sunshine and Shadows Baby Blanket

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
Thanks for looking and happy stitching!


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