Sweetheart Baby Blanket

from Dawn Brocco

Sweetheart Baby Blanket Pattern


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Knitting: Sweetheart Baby Blanket
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details




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Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit, purl, inc, stranded colorwork, duplicate stitch

Pattern Description:

This striking baby blanket is knit in Cascade 220 wool yarn.

The center panel is knit in the round in 2 or 3 colors with a steek, or knit back and forth - your choice. The depth of color interest comes from duplicate stitching 2 of the colors throughout the piece. Garter stitch edges frame the heart graphic.

It's not a quick project, but the result is worth it, and a lovely heirloom for that very special baby!


21 sts and 23 rows = 4" (10 cm) over colorwork patt with size 8 ndls or size to give gauge.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Approx. 30" wide x 40" long


  • Cascade Yarns 220, 100% Peruvian wool, approx. 220 yds / 100 gram hank: 4 hanks #7803 Magenta (A), 2 hanks #9478 Cotton Candy (B), 2 hanks #4147B Lemon Yellow (C), and 2 hanks #8010 Natural (D)
  • Colors in boy's swatch: Natural #8010, Yellow #4147, Turquoise #9468, and Navy #8393
  • 24" US size 8 (5 mm) ckn
  • 29-32" US size 10 (6 mm) ckn

You Will Also Need:

  • Tapestry needle, lightweight cotton or cotton blend lining fabric, approx. 36" wide x 46" long, pre-washed and pressed, sewing ndl and thread

About Designer

About Designer

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Dawn Brocco
by dawnbrocco
Dennis Port, Cape Cod
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Designing hand knitting patterns for print and indie publication, for nearly 20 years.

Specializing in updated classics, innovative shaped cable designs, and whimsical, Nature-inspired knits for children and the home.

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