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Eastern Shore MD

Now that I'm working part-time, I have been able to get back to spending more time knitting for all my kids and grandkids. Whenever I get an idea for a project, and can't find the perfect pattern - I ...

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The Serengeti Baby Blanket

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : The Serengeti Baby Blanket
The Serengeti Baby Blanket
The Serengeti Baby Blanket
The Serengeti Baby Blanket

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit, purl, K2tog, YO, CO, BO, Single Crochet, DC, HDC, TR

Pattern Description:

Do you love to combine crocheting with knitting? This striking baby blanket has a sampler of texture knit stitches for the body along with a beautifully patterned crocheted border. Never boring, this soft cotton car-seat blanket would be perfect for a boy or girl. It can be made in any colors, but using the Knit Picks Simply Cotton in the chosen colors gives you an authentic African Serengeti Blanket and it's machine wash/dry! To make a larger Serengeti: use Knit Picks Simply Cotton Worsted weight yarn in the same colors, with bigger needles/hook.


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Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Car-seat size (26"x 24")
  • Can be made larger by using Worsted yarn and bigger needles/hook


  • colors for yarn: Knit Picks Simply Cotton Sport in Camel, Brass, Marshmallow(1 skein each), Reindeer(2 skeins)
  • size G crochet hook
  • #7 Circular needles (to accommodate stitches)

You Will Also Need:

  • 3/8" ribbon for trim (optional)

Suggested yarn:

800 yards of Sport weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Knit Picks Simply Cotton


4 colors: Camel, Brass, Marshmallow, Reindeer