Cupcake Baby Blanket Free Knitting Pattern

Cupcake Baby Blanket Free Knitting Pattern

Cupcake Baby Blanket Free Knitting Pattern

Knit a plush and cuddly blanket for baby! Choose your favorite color of Cupcake yarn and start knitting. This project is perfect for knitters of all skill levels and easy to make larger or smaller. Just be sure to purchase more yarn if you want to make it bigger.

Completed Baby Blanket Measures: 26" x 26"

You will need:

Gauge: 12 sts to 4" in garter stitch

Instructions

Cast on 3 sts.

Row 1: Knit - 3 sts.

Row 2: (K1, m1) twice, K1. 5 sts.

Row 3: Knit. 5 sts.

Row 4: K2, m1, K1, m1, K2. 7 sts.

Row 5: Knit. 7 sts.

Row 6: K2, m1, K to last 2 sts, m1, K2. 9 sts.

Row 7: Knit. 9 sts.

Repeat Rows 6 and 7 until side edge measures 26" across.

Begin decreasing as follows:

Next Row: K1, SKP, K to last 3 sts, K2tog, k1.

Next Row: Knit.

Repeat last 2 rows until 5 sts remain.

Next Row: K1, sl 1, K2tog, pass slipped stitch over, k1.

Bind off remaining 3 sts and weave in yarn ends.

Abbreviations

K          knit

K2tog  knit two stitches together

M1       make 1 increase (pick up the bar between the last stitch you knit and the one you’re about to knit, bringing the needle from the back to the front, then knit into the front of this stitch)

SKP     slip 1 stitch, knit one stitch, pass the slip stitch over the knit stitch

St(s)     stitches