Knitting patterns for baby blankets that look great in variegated, ombre, self-striping, and other multi-colored yarn.
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Baby Fibonacci Baby Blanket
Colorful striped baby blanket knit diagonally using a combination of garter and slip stitches. Intersecting Fibonacci sequence, one color decreases from 55 while the other color increases to 55. To make it interesting use a variegated yarn for one of the colors. (A Fibonacci sequence is "a series of numbers in which each number is the sum of the two preceding numbers. The simplest is the series 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, etc.".) Designed by Lorla Luden. Pictured projects by qtknitter and KnitSpirit.
Rainbow Hooded Afghan
Baby blanket with cozy hood knit diagonally in garter stitch by increasing and then decreasing at beginning of rows that also creates an eyelet border. Hood is also knit in garter stitch and seamed to blanket. Rated easy by the designer and suitable for beginners. Designed by Lion Brand. About 25 x 25 in. (63.5 x 63.5 cm).
Lofty Lacy Baby Blanket
Easy baby blanket is a quick knit with super bulky yarn. 12 row repeat lace pattern with all the wrong side rows just purl stitches. Written instructions or charts. Designed by Yarnspirations for Bernat Baby Blanket Yarn.
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Baby Ripple Afghan
Easy baby blanket knit with garter stitch alternating with a lace stitch that creates a natural ripple and wavy edge. Looks great in multi-colored yarn! Sport weight yarn. Designed by Bernat Design Studio.
Reversible 4 Row Repeat Baby Blanket
This 8 stitch, 4 row repeat of passed over stitches and eyelets is completely reversible. Designed by Tricots et créations Isabelle. Pictured project by Shorty1952. Available in English and French. DK weight yarn.
A Tisket A Tasket Baby Blanket
Baby blanket in Block Lace Stitch Pattern. Blanket measures 21″ x 30″. Deisgned by Shannon Dunbabin for Cascade Yarns
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- See the Ravelry page
- Get the recommended Ultra Pima Paints yarn on Amazon
Welcome To The World Baby Blanket
Easy blanket in 3 sizes is knit with 2 row repeats that are offset every 8 rows. Sizes 18" premature baby, 25.5" newborn baby, 30" baby. Rated easy by Ravelrers. Designed by marianna mel. Pictured project by breimurray
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- See Ravelry page
- Get the Cascade Yarns® Ultra Pima Paints used in pictured project at Amazon
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Pinwheel Baby Blanket
This easy colorful and reversible blanket is made of squares knit diagonally in garter stitch in two colors and then seamed to form pinwheel shapes. Designed by Premier Yarns Design Team for bulky yarn. Finished size 32 inches square.
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Cielito Baby Blanket
Diagonal blanket knit in eyelet columns and star stitches in what looks like a 4-row repeat. Great with multi-color yarn. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Kristen Jancuk.
Oak Leaf Baby Blanket
Knit in garter stitch with super bulky yarn, this leaf shaped blanket takes one day to knit according to the designer Alyona Safonova. Great last minute gift.