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Lacy Knit Child's Blanket

Link: http://cache.lionbrand.com/patterns/kjif-babyBlanket.html

 

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(Dolls hand made by Edna May Wilkinson for her granddaughters. Becky Hofmann and Chrisy Bossie; courtesy of Becky Hofmann)

SIZE: 33” x 42”

MATERIALS
• LION BRAND Jiffy
7 balls #354 Daytona or color of your choice
• Size 11 (8 mm) knitting needles OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE

GAUGE
14 sts = 4” (10 cm). BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE.

PATTERN STITCHES
Seed Stitch
Row 1 K 1, *p 1, k 1, rep from * across.
Rep Row 1 for Seed St pattern.
Hourglass Eyelets (multiple of 6 + 1)
Row 1 (RS) K 6, *p 1, k 5, rep from *, end k 1.
Rows 2 & 8 K 1, *p 5, k 1, rep from *.
Row 3 K 1, *yo, slip1-k1-psso, p 1, k2tog, yo, k 1, rep from *.
Rows 4 & 6 K 1, p 2, *k 1, p 5, rep from * end k 1, p 2, k 1.
Row 5 K 3, *p 1, k 5, rep from * end p 1 , k 3.
Row 7 K 1, *k2tog, yo, k 1, yo, slip1-k1-psso, p 1, rep from * end last rep k 1 instead of p 1.
Rep Rows 1-8 for Hourglass Pattern.

BLANKET
Cast on 123 sts. Work in Seed St for 10 rows for border.

Pattern: Row 1 (RS) Work 7 sts in Seed St, place marker, work Row 1 of Hourglass
Pattern over center 109 sts, place marker, work 7 sts in Seed St. Continue as established
working first 7 and last 7 sts in Seed St and Hourglass Pattern over center 109 sts until
Afghan measures approximately 40” from beg, ending on WS with Hourglass Pattern
Row 8. Work in Seed St for 10 rows for border. Bind off to gauge.

ABBREVIATIONS
beg = begin(ning)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rep = repeat
RS = right side
slip1-k1-psso = slip 1, knit 1, pass slip
stitch over
st(s) = stitches)
WS = wrong side
yo = yarn over


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