Gradient Garter Baby Blanket by Darlene Dale

Gradient Garter Baby Blanket

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Knitting
November 2011
Aran (8 wpi) ?
12 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 13 - 9.0 mm
2835 yards (2592 m)
36½” x 42½”; 92.5cm x 108cm
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Darlene Dale gives us a wonderful baby blanket knit entirely in garter stitch in Simply Soft®. By simply dropping and picking up colors, this gorgeous Gradient Garter Baby Blanket offers a soft sophisticated look using everyone’s favorite stitch. Darlene shows you how to accomplish this subtle striped effect to create the star gift at the next baby shower.

MATERIALS

Caron International’s Simply Soft
(100% Acrylic, 6 oz/170g, 315 yd/288 m):
White # 9701 (A), 1 skein
Soft Pink # 9719 (B), Orchid # 9717 (C), Soft Blue # 9712 (D) and Pistachio #0003 (E), 2 skeins each
5 colors, 9 balls total

Size 13/9mm Circular Knitting Needles 24”

Yarn is used doubled. There is no RS or WS therefore the Blanket is reversible. There will be ample yarn left of the B, C, D and E colors to make the blanket longer.

Working with different colors held together creates a blended effect.