Georgie Baby Blanket by Helen Stewart

Georgie Baby Blanket

by Helen Stewart
July 2014
Sport (12 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 5 - 3.75 mm
959 - 1024 yards (877 - 936 m)
one size
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Georgie is an easy, baby blanket or throw in a fresh modern style.

The striped pattern is created by using slipped stitches so you are only ever knitting with one colour at a time.

You can have fun choosing colour combinations to suit the new arrival (or their mum!) and make a blanket fit for a prince or princess!

The blanket is constructed by working the body section in one piece, then the border is picked up and knit in the round.

The sample is knit in sport weight yarn but it would also be well suited to DK or worsted weight yarn. Simply use a bigger needle size to suit your yarn.

There is a typo in the yarn section:
It states the Debbie Bliss baby cashmerino is 437yds per 50g but it should be 137 yards per 50g
I will update the pattern shortly

The blanket is written in one size. To make the blanket wider you
can add extra repeats of the stitch pattern by adding multiples of 10 sts.

Finished measurements
69 cm (27”) wide, 81 cm (32”) long

Yarn requirements
Main Colour (MC) 5 x 50g balls,
Colourway: Ecru (101)
4 Contrast Colours (CC) 1 x 50g ball each,
A: Orange – Sunshine (082)
B: Green – Emerald (081)
C: Pink – Hot Pink (060)
D: Yellow – Butter (083)

Note: only 20–25g of each ball of the contrast
colours was used and an additional 10g of the
yellow was used for the border

Huge thanks to my test knitter Tinkhickman