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Easy Scrap Yarn Baby Blanket Knitting Pattern

August 12, 2020

Easy Scrap Yarn Baby Blanket Knitting Pattern- make a dent in your yarn stash with this plush blanket!

Easy Scrap Yarn Baby Blanket Knitting Pattern

Anyone who knits knows that you end up with quite the stash of scrap yarn! This baby blanket uses only scrap yarn and it will make quite the dent in your collection!

This blanket is knit on the diagonal using 2 strands of yarn at the same time. The entire blanket is knit using the garter stitch. As you run out of a length of yarn, just add another! I incoprporated the new strands of yarn at the edges of the blanket. I found them easier to weave in this way.

Note- This pattern uses a knitting technique called YO “yarn over”. If you’re unfamiliar with YO, it is a technique in which the yarn is passed over the right-hand knitting needle. It increases a stitch and it also leaves a decorative space in the work.

Easy Scrap Yarn Baby Blanket Knitting Pattern

Size 10.5 single point knitting needles

(I started with single point and switched to circular- not joined- when the blanket got too big)

Yarn: #4 weight yarn

Gauge: Not important

Finished blanket measures approximately 34 x 34 inches.

Pattern:

Using both strands of yarn at the same time, cast on 4 stitches.
1st row: Knit 2 (K2). Yarn over [yo]. K2. (5 sts)
2nd row: K2. yo. Knit to end of row.
Repeat last row until there are 130 sts.

Decrease:
Next row: K1. Knit next 2 stitches together (K2tog). yo. K2tog. Knit to end of row.
Next row: K2. yo. Knit to end of row.
Repeat last 2 rows 5 times more.
Next row: K1. K2tog. yo. K2tog.
Knit to end of row.
Rep last row until there are 4 sts.
Cast off.

Easy Scrap Yarn Baby Blanket Knitting Pattern

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