A Baby Blanket From The Plains of Africa by robin nickerson
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A Baby Blanket From The Plains of Africa

August 2012
Sport (12 wpi) ?
gauge is not important
US 7 - 4.5 mm
4.0 mm (G)
820 yards (750 m)
car-seat, 26" X 24"
This pattern is available for $5.00 USD buy it now

Got a new baby on the way, or a baby shower coming up?
Whether for boy or girl, The Serengeti is a combination knit/crocheted baby blanket in a car-seat size which is quick and easy - a departure from the typical pastel baby blanket.
Uses 4 colors to represent the African Serengeti, or you can choose your own colors for a different effect.
Perfect for the summer baby when made with Knit Picks Simply Cotton yarn (machine wash/dry) or any easy-care cotton yarn.
Want a larger blanket? Just use worsted weight yarn with bigger needles/hook.
The main body of the blanket uses a sampling of easy texture stitches (knitted), the 2 end borders are crocheted ‘as you go’, with the side edges crocheted last.
Weave a ribbon in and out of the crocheted border to give it that final ‘wow’ factor!

Also available at Knit Picks.