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Monday, January 10, 2011

Newborn blanket...I did it again!!

This time with a skein of Malabrigo worsted in a light pink (17 Pink Frost ).


Cast on 67 st, with US9 or 10.5 (depending on how tight you are knitting)

Knit in garter (all knit) for 8 rows

right side, knit all stitches
then on wrong side, knit 6, (purl 5 knit 5) 5 times, purl 5, knit 6
on right side, knit 6, (knit 5, purl 1, knit 1, purl 1, knit 1, purl 1) 5 times, knit 5, knit 6
following wrong side, knit 6, (purl 5, knit 1, purl 1, knit 1, purl 1, knit 1) 5 times, purl 5, knit 6

repeat these 4 rows 21 times

then 1 row all knit and 1 row on wrong side, knit 6, purl 55, knit 6

finish with 8 rows of garter st and bind off.

My little tip
Make sure you do 2 extra border rows of go and back garter every 10 rows for the side border. It means only on these 6 stitches on each side of the border, you do 2 extra rows.
Hope it is clearer now ☺
It will even with the stockinette stitch, otherwise, the border will looks squizzed.

Also, blocking will make your blanket even and bigger, even a more professional look.

I have added the pattern in a PDF file to download, just click on the image and print/save on your desktop, tablet or smartphone.

Feel free to leave a comment, it is always fun
Pour la version francaise c'est part ICI

Enjoy!! Part 3 is coming soon...

Edit from 1/10/2011
Thanks to the great people on Ravelry, I realized that there was a typo in my pattern. It is now all good. Feel free to contact me if you have any questions


  1. Superbe, cette couverture ! Le point est vraiment très joli et le coloris, splendide !

  2. Superbe point et une couleur toute douce! En plus cette laine est une merveille!

  3. Très belle couverture!
    Merci pour les explications!

  4. Ton blog est tjs 1 plaisir à lire! Cette couverture est très belle dans ce joli rose! Merci pour ton passage sur mon blog! A bientôt!!!

  5. Anonymous5/11/2011

    i don't really understand what you mean in the "my little tip" section...i'm hoping to start this asap, so any help anyone could give would be awesome! thanks!

  6. Anonymous12/15/2013

    great pattern. i;m not sure what you mean in the "little tip" section. any help would be great!