Sue McCain

Hand Knitting Patterns

Sue McCain

Hand Knitting Patterns

Checkerboard Baby Blanket

This baby blanket is very quick and easy to knit. It makes a lovely gift for a baby shower or to celebrate a newborn. If you enjoy embroidery, you can embroider the checkerboard squares with the baby’s initials, or with flowers, ducks, puppies, sailboats, baseballs – any motif that strikes your fancy!

The stitch pattern is presented in written format.


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Skill Level: Easy

Finished Measurements: 24″ (61 cm) wide x 30″ (76 cm) long

Materials: 500 yards (457 meters) super bulky weight yarn

Needles and Notions: One 24″ (60 cm) long or longer circular needle, size US 10 (6 mm), OR SIZE NEEDED TO OBTAIN GAUGE; stitch markers

Gauge: In Woven Pattern, 15 sts and 211/2 rows = 4″ (10 cm), unstretched.

NOTE: Gauge is not essential for this project, but any change in your gauge may affect the finished measurements and the amount of yarn required.

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