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1  Lettuce Baby Blanket in Knitting: Completed Projects by maddog on: February 08, 2008 03:17:06 PM
My best friend just found out she's pregnant so it was cause for a new baby blanket.




This knits up nice and quick.  The stitch pattern is very easy to memorize so you don't have to constantly read the pattern.

Size
Length 43''
Width 36''

Materials
5 5ozs/140gms skeins (each approx 153yds/140m) of Lion Brand Yarn, Wool-Ease, Chunky #130 grass or color of your choice
Size 13 Circular knitting needle, or size to obtain gauge
Tapestry Needle

Gauge (nice to check, but not super important unless you want a very specific size)
13sts and 17 rows= 4''x4'' over welting pattern
Stitch Pattern Welting Fantastic
multiple of 11sts

Note: odd-numbered rows are wrong-side rows

Rows 1-5- Knit
Row 6- *K2tog, K2, knit into front & back of each of the next 2 sts, K3, SSK; rep from *
Rows 7,9,and 11- Purl
Rows 8, 10, and 12- repeat Row 6
Repeat Rows 1-12

Blanket

CO 118 sts.
R1-5- Knit.
R6- K4, *K2tog, K2, knit into front and back of each of the next 2 sts, K3, SSK; rep from *; end K4.
R7, 9, and 11- K4, P110, K4.
R8,10, and 12- Repeat Row 6.
Repeat rows 1-12, 13 more times, or until desired length, ending on a R12.
Knit 5 more rows.
BO.

Finishing
With tapestry needle weave in loose ends.

(Stitch pattern taken from Barbra Walker's, A Treasury of Knitting Patterns.)

Enjoy!  Post pictures if you make one, and let me know if something is wrong with the pattern.
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