©Helena Bleeker 2008
Knitted in 34/2 Colour of your choice
Needles 0.9mm UK size 20
k-knit. P-purl. tog- knit sts together, yrn- yarn around the needle to make a stitch.
yo- same as yrn but before a knit stitch. W/S- wrong side of work. R/S- right side of work. Yo twice- work two yo
to make two sts on the next row.
The blanket has a border of Garter stitch surrounding the pattern with a lovely back to it, looks good and is reversible
Cast on 45sts
Row 1-9 knit (garter stitch) 9 rows
Row 10 W/S K5, (p3, k1) rep, to last 4 sts, k4,
Row 11 k4, (p1, k3) rep, to last 5 sts p1, k4
Row 12 k5, (yrn, p3tog, yo, k1,) rep, to last 4 sts, k4,
Row 13 k6, (p1, k3) rep, to last 7 sts, p1, k6
Row 14 k4, p2, k1 (p3, k1) rep, to last 6 sts, p2, k4,
Row 15 k6, (p1, k3) rep, to last 7 sts, p1, k6,
Row 16 k4, p2tog, yo, k1, (yrn, p3tog, yo, k1) rep, to last 6 sts, yrn, p2tog, k4,
Row 17 R/S*k4, (p1, k3) rep, to last 5 sts p1, k4,
Repeat rows 10-17 for pattern. For my bed a repeat of 6 patterns was needed but do measure your own bed or cot.
Garter-stitch 10 rows
Cast off all sts,
Work away loose ends.
To complete the bed set with nice Lacy edging for the sheet, please follow the pattern below.
Lace 34/2 cotton. Or for a finer and more delicate lace use 70/2 instead.
Cast on 5sts
Row 1 knit
Row 2 k1, yo, k2tog, yo twice, k2
Row 3 k2 (k1,p1,) into the yo twice from previous row, k3 (7)
Row 4 k1, yo, k2tog, k4 (7)
Row 5 cast off 2sts, k4 (5)
Rep rows 2-5 for pattern till the width of sheet has been reached (mine needed 11 repeats)
Attach the lace with fine sewing thread and very small stitches.