Around the Block Carrier Blanket by Kristi Simpson

Around the Block Carrier Blanket

June 2018
Aran (8 wpi) ?
12 stitches and 16 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 11 - 8.0 mm
1729 yards (1581 m)
28” x 20”
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In the summer, there’s no need for heavy baby blankets. This small and light blanket is perfect for keeping little legs warm in the air conditioned car and a little coverage from the sun if needed! Featuring bold-colored blocks offset with white and gray, this blanket is modern and gender neutral.

Skill Level: Easy

Size: 28” x 20”

Gauge: 12 sts and 16 rows = 4” 10 cm in Stockinette Stitch


Medium weight yarnYarn: Red Heart Baby Hugs (100% Acrylic; 247 yards 226 meters/127 grams): White (MC, 1 hank), Pool (C1, 1 hank), Sunny (C2, 1 hank), Dolphin (C3, 1 hank), Peachie (C4, 1 hank), Pinkie (C5, 1 hank), Blueberry (C6, 1 hank)

Needles: US size 11 (8 mm) straight

Notions: Tapestry Needle, cable needles

Pattern Notes: Make 12 blocks according to color placement. Wet block each Block before joining. Using the tapestry needle, sew the Blocks together with whip stitch.