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The Serengeti Baby Blanket


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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. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY knit, purl, K2tog, YO, CO, BO, Single Crochet, DC, HDC, TR GAUGE not important SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Car-seat size (26"x 24") Can be made larger by using Worsted yarn and bigger needles/hook SUGGESTED YARN 800 yards of Sport weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Knit Picks Simply Cotton COLORWAY 4 colors: Camel, Brass, Marshmallow, Reindeer

Supplies Needed

  • 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)

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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 just design my own! I love sharing the finished patterns, and hope others might find that my designs are: "Just what they had in mind!"