Saturday, April 5, 2014

Baby Blanket and Pillow Pattern to knit

Baby Blanket and Pillow Cover knitting pattern. Available for free! Click here for a full pattern.
Level: easy

Blanket 7  x 50g balls
Pillow 3  x 50g balls
Width approx 83 cm (32¾ in)
Length approx 78 cm (30¾ in)
Width approx 45 cm (17¾ in)
Depth approx 30 cm (4¾ in)
1 pair 4.00mm needles (US 6)
1 cable needle
22 sts and 30 rows measured over 10cm (4 in) 
using 4.00mm needles

Girls Baby Bedding at Baby Bedding Town

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Baby Blanket Pattern to knit

Wrap up your favorite little one in this adorable Georgie blanket from Blue Sky Alpacas for a serene slumber and sweet dreams. This Worsted Cotton yarn is sustainably made of 100% organic cotton and low impact dyes, making it the perfect pick for a treasured baby blanket. Lull your cutie pie to sleep with this sweet and cozy wrap.

Sizing / Finished Measurements

  • Sizes: S (L)
  • Finished Measurements:
    • Length: 30 (37)”
    • Width: 30 (37)”
Supplies - Blue Sky Alpacas - Worsted Cotton
  • Yarn Included: Blue Sky Alpacas Worsted Cotton
5 (6) hanks in "Shell" and 1 hank in "Stone"

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Baby Blanket to knit

Who said that a proper baby blanket has to be knitted in pastel colored yarn?
Not in our day and age! Bright-yellow might be just a right color! How about this yellow?
The buzzy bees and characteristic stripes make this baby blanket adorable and fun at the same time! It is easy to knit and will make a great gift for any new mom and her baby (especially, if we do not know yet if it is a boy or a girl).
Yarn: Red Heart Super Saver Yarn (7 oz/364 yards; 198 g/ 333 m)
or any similar aran weight yarn
Bright yellow: 2 skeins
Black: 1 skein
Tools: needles US size 4 (3.5 mm)
Finished size: 31 x 39 inch (78 x 100 cm)
Gauge: 16 sts and 24 rows per 4 inches in stocknet
Pattern is both Charted and Written in words.
Pattern is available from designer here


Saturday, March 29, 2014

Pattern for Magic Carpet Blanket

This hand-crocheted quilt uses front post and back post double crochets to mimic handstitched lines in this Trip Around the World pattern. The thick, warm blanket works equally well as a play mat for having tea with a few friends. Washable yarn means it cleans up easily. 

Finished Size: About 54" wide and 64" long. 
Yarn: Debbie Macomber Blossom Street Collection Rosebud (100% superwash extrafine merino; 137 yd [125 m]/1 3⁄4 oz [50 g]; ): #504 petunia (dark purple; MC), 6 balls; #501 bleeding heart (dark pink; A), #502 sweetpea (light pink; B), #500 tendril (light green; C) 
Hook: Size H/8 (5 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge. 
Notions: Yarn needle. 
Gauge: Block patt measures about 3 1⁄2" blocked.  
Originally Published: Interweave Crochet, Spring 2011  

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Knitting Pattern for Dots Blanket


The DOTS BLANKET can be modified to any size or to use any combination of colors. Designer DEBBIE O'NEILL constructed the afghan out of individual squares, which are picked up and knit from each other-no sewing involved!
Finished Size: 32 (40, 48, 56)" wide and 40 (40, 60, 72)" long. Blanket shown measures 40" wide and 40" long.
Yarn: Cascade Yarns 220 Superwash (100% superwash wool; 220 yd [200 m]/3½ oz [100 g]): #871 natural (MC), 7 (8, 14, 20) skeins; #1914 pale blue (CC1), 1 (2, 2, 3) skein(s); #1921 red (CC2), 1 (1, 1, 2) skein(s).
Yarn Weight: #3 - Light
Needles: Size 6 (4 mm): straight and 47" circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions: Tapestry needle.
Gauge: 20 sts and 40 rows = 4" in garter st. One square measures 4" × 4".
Originally Published: Interweave Knits Holiday Gifts 2012 

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Pattern for Baby Layette: Blanket, Bonnet + Jacket

Pattern for Baby Layette: Blanket, Bonnet + Jacketavailable for purchase from
Looking for the perfect way to welcome baby? With this Baby Layette eProject, you'll sew all the best handmade details. The pieces are lined with flannel for softness, the bonnet is adjustable with a drawstring, and the jacket sleeves can be cuffed to allow for growth. Bias binding functions both as an edge finish and as design detail.
Warm your precious new addition with the perfect blanket, bonnet, and jacket.
Fabric Requirements (for all three projects):
- 1-3/4 yd (1.6 m) of 44" (112 cm) wide cotton fabric (A) (Main; shown: yellow animal print)
- 1/2 yd (46 cm) of 44" (112 cm) wide coordinating cotton fabric (B) (shown: yellow checked print)
- 1 yd (91.5 cm) of 44" (112 cm) wide cottom fabric for bias binding (C) (Shown: light green mini check)
- 2 yd (1.8 m) of 44" (112 cm) wide cotton flannel fabric for lining and backing (D) (shown: yellow flannel polka dot)

Finished Size: Baby Bonnet and Jacket: newborn to 6 months/ Baby Blanket: 40" x 40" (101.5 x 101.5 cm) 

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Baby Blanket Pattern to Crochet - free pattern

Baby Blanket Pattern to Crochet - free pattern from
Click here for a full pattern. 

BabyDROPS 13-20
Size: approx. 65 x 80 cm

Materials: DROPS Alpaca from Garnstudio
250 g colour no. 0100, off-white

DROPS crochet hook size 4.5 mm