Hugs and Kisses Baby Blanket by Lena Zharichenko

Hugs and Kisses Baby Blanket

March 2018
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in Garter Stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1600 - 1650 yards (1463 - 1509 m)
One Size - 40 x 40 inches
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This baby blanket is a beautiful reversible textured design.
Although this is a baby blanket it could also be a beautiful throw or a bedspread. To increase the size of the blanket, just multiply Hugs and Kisses Pattern repeats. Each repeat is 2 inches wide in stitches and 2.5 inches long in rows.
Recommended yarn – Universal Yarn Uptown DK or Bamboo Pop will work beautifully for this design. You need yardage for this design and Universal Yarn is so affordable, machine washable and dryable!
If you are new to knitting, it’s a perfect design to start practicing your knits and purls and learn a bit more advanced technique – consider this an introduction to cables.

Yarn used in the sample:
Universal Yarn Uptown DK Anti Pilling Acrylic; 273
yards per 100g skein
; color: Pale Orchid #148; 6 skeins
or approximately 1638 yards.
20 sts X 40 rows = 4 X 4 inches in Garter st after blocking
24 sts X 32 rows = 4 X 4 inches in Hugs and Kisses Pattern
after blocking
US 6 (4 mm) 24 (or longer) inches circular needles.
Adjust needle size if necessary to get gauge.