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Heirloom Baby Blanket

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Pattern Number: 80798AD
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SKILL LEVEL:  Intermediate (Level 3)

SIZE: One Size
Finished Size: 36x48 inches
CORRECTIONS: None

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840-098 Vanna's Choice Baby Yarn: Lamb 2  
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860-101 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Pink 2  
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860-142 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Rose 2  
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Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 9 [5.5 mm] 1  
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 Lamb  Angel White  Aqua  Lullaby Pink  Little Boy Blue  Bluebell  Cheery Cherry  Goldfish
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 Pink Poodle  Berrylicious Duckie  Mint  Sweet Pea
Pink Poodle Berrylicious Duckie Mint Sweet Pea

Heirloom Baby Blanket
Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice® Baby - Vanna's Choice®

GAUGE:

16 sts + 22 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in St st (k on RS, p on WS). BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE.

STITCH EXPLANATION:

BC Sl 1 st to cable needle and hold in back, k2, then p1 from cable needle.
FC Sl 2 sts to cable needle and hold in front, p1, then k2 from cable needle.
M1 (make 1) An increase worked by lifting the horizontal thread lying between the needles and placing it onto left needle. Knit this new stitch through the back loop.
sk2p Sl 1 as if to knit, k2tog, pass slipped stitch over—2 sts decreased.
ssk (slip, slip, knit) Sl next 2 sts as if to knit, one at a time, to right needle; insert left needle into fronts of these 2 sts and knit them together.


Aran Diamond and Bobble Pattern (worked over 19 sts)
Rows 1 and 3 (WS):
K7, p2, k1, p2, k7.
Row 2: K1, p6, sl next 3 sts to cable needle and hold in back, k2, then sl the p st from cable needle back to left needle and p it, then k2 from cable needle; p6, k1.
Row 4: K1, p5, BC, k1, FC, p5, k1.
Row 5 and all following WS rows:
K the knits and p the purls.
Row 6: K1, p4, BC, k1, p1, k1, FC, p4, k1.
Row 8: K1, p3, BC, (k1, p1) twice, k1, FC, p3, k1.
Row 10: K1, p2, BC, (k1, p1) 3 times, k1, FC, p2, k1.
Row 12: K1, p2, FC, (p1, k1) 3 times, p1, BC, p2, k1.
Row 14: K1, p3, FC, (p1, k1) twice, p1, BC, p3, k1.
Row 16: K1, p4, FC, p1, k1, p1, BC, p4, k1.
Row 18: K1, p5, FC, p1, BC, p5, k1.
Row 20: Rep Row 2.
Row 22: K1, p5, BC, p1, FC, p5, k1.
Row 24: K1, p4, BC, p3, FC, p4, k1.
Row 26: K1, p4, k2, p2, make Bobble as follows: (k1, yo, k1, yo, k1) all in next st; turn and p5; turn and k5; turn and p2tog, p1, p2tog; turn and sk2p (Bobble made); p2, k2, p4, k1.
Row 28: K1, p4, FC, p3, BC, p4, k1.
Row 30: Rep Row 18.

Rep Rows 1-30 for Aran Diamond and Bobble Pattern.

Dragon Skin Pattern (multiple of 26 sts + 2)
Row 1 and all WS Rows:
K1, purl to last st, k1.
Row 2: K1, *k1, M1, ssk, k4, k2tog, k3, M1, k2, M1, k3, ssk, k4, k2tog, M1, k1; rep from * across to last st, k1.
Row 4: K1, *k1, M1, k1, ssk, k2, k2tog, k4, M1, k2, M1, k4, ssk, k2, k2tog, k1, M1, k1; rep from * across to last st, k1.
Row 6: K1, *k1, M1, k2, ssk, k2tog, k5, M1, k2, M1, k5, ssk, k2tog, k2, M1, k1; rep from * across to last st, k1.
Row 8: K1, *k1, M1, k3, ssk, k4, k2tog, M1, k2, M1, ssk, k4, k2tog, k3, M1, k1; rep from * across to last st, k1.
Row 10: K1, *k1, M1, k4, ssk, k2, k2tog, k1, M1, k2, M1, k1, ssk, k2, k2tog, k4, M1, k1; rep from * across to last st, k1.
Row 12: K1, *k1, M1, k5, ssk, k2tog, k2, (M1, k2) twice, ssk, k2tog, k5, M1, k1; rep from * across to last st, k1.
Rep Rows 1-12 for Dragon Skin Pattern.

Embossed Twining Vine Leaf (worked over 28 sts)
Row 1 (WS):
K6, p5, k4, p3, k10.
Row 2:
K1, p7, p2tog, k into front and then back of next st (kfb - knit inc made), k2, p4, k2, yo, k1, yo, k2, p5, k1 – 30 sts.
Row 3: K6, p7, k4, p2, k1, p1, k9.
Row 4:
K1, p6, p2tog, k1, p into front and then back of next st (pfb - purl inc made), k2, p4, k3, yo, k1, yo, k3, p5, k1 – 32sts.
Row 5:
K6, p9, k4, p2, k2, p1, k8.
Row 6:
K1, p5, p2tog, k1, pfb in next st, p1, k2, p4, ssk, k5, k2tog, p5, k1 – 30 sts.
Row 7: K6, p7, k4, p2, k3, p1, k7.
Row 8:
K1, p4, p2tog, k1, pfb in next st, p2, k2, p4, ssk, k3, k2tog, p5, k1 – 28 sts.
Row 9: K6, p5, k4, p2, k4, p1, k6.
Row 10:
K1, p5, yo, k1, yo, p4, k2, p4, ssk, k1, k2tog, p5, k1.
Row 11: K6, p3, k4, p2, k4, p3, k6.
Row 12:
K1, p5, (k1, yo) twice, k1, p4, k1, M1, k1, p2tog, p2, sk2p, p5, k1.
Row 13: K10, p3, k4, p5, k6.
Row 14:
K1, p5, k2, yo, k1, yo, k2, p4, k1, kfb in next st, k1, p2tog, p7, k1 – 30 sts.
Row 15: K9, p1, k1, p2, k4, p7, k6.
Row 16:
K1, p5, k3, yo, k1, yo, k3, p4, k2, pfb in next st, k1, p2tog, p6, k1 – 32 sts.
Row 17: K8, p1, k2, p2, k4, p9, k6.
Row 18:
K1, p5, ssk, k5, k2tog, p4, k2, p1, pfb in next st, k1, p2tog, p5, k1 – 30 sts.
Row 19: K7, p1, k3, p2, k4, p7, k6.
Row 20:
K1, p5, ssk, k3, k2tog, p4, k2, p2, pfb in next st, k1, p2tog, p4, k1 – 28 sts.
Row 21: K6, p1, k4, p2, k4, p5, k6.
Row 22:
K1, p5, ssk, k1, k2tog, p4, k2, p4, yo, k1, yo, p5, k1.
Row 23: K6, p3, k4, p2, k4, p3, k6.
Row 24:
K1, p5, sk2p, p2, p2tog, k1, M1, k1, p4, (k1, yo) twice, k1, p5, k1.
Rep Rows 1-24 for Embossed Twining Vine Leaf.

CENTER BLOCK (make 1)
Note:
Work charts from right to left on RS rows, from left to right on WS rows.
With A, cast on 55 sts.
Set Up Row (WS): K25, p2, k1, p2, k25.

Beg with Row 1 (RS), work Center Block chart, inserting Diamond/Leaf Chart (beg at Row 2). Bind off.

diamond leaf leftdiamond leaf right

STRIP 1 (make 2)
With B, cast on 19 sts.
Work Aran and Diamond Bobble Pattern until piece measures about 14 in. (35.5 cm) from beg. Bind off.

STRIP 2 (make 2)
With B, cast on 19 sts.
Work as for Strip 1, but beg with Row 6 of Aran and Diamond Bobble Pattern.

STRIP 3 (make 4)
With C, cast on 80 sts
Work in Dragon Skin Pattern until piece measures about 7 in. (18 cm) from beg. Bind off.

SQUARE 4 (make 4)
With A, cast on 19 sts.
Row 1 (RS): K1, *k2, p2; rep from * to last 2 sts, k1, k1.
Row 2 and all WS rows: K the knits and p the purls.
Row 3: K1, *k1, p2, k1; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2.
Row 5: K1, *p2, k2; rep from * to last 2 sts, p1, k1.
Row 7: K1, *p1, k2, p1; rep from * to last 2 sts, p1, k1.
Row 8:
Rep Row 2.

Rep Rows 1-8 until piece measures about 4 in. (10 cm) from beg. Bind off.

SQUARE 5 (make 4)
With B, cast on 27 sts.

Rows 1 and 5 (RS): K1, *k1, p1, k1, p1; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2.

Row 2 and all WS rows: K the knits and p the purls.
Row 3: K1, *p1, k3; rep from * to last 2 sts, p1, k1.
Row 7: K1, *k2, p1, k1; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2.
Row 8: Rep Row 2.
Rep Rows 1-8 until piece measures about 7 in. (18 cm) from beg. Bind off.

END STRIP (make 2)
With A, cast on 28 sts.
Work Embossed Twining Vine Leaf until piece measures about 36 in. (91.5 cm) from beg. Bind off.

FINISHING

Assembly
Following Assembly Diagram, sew pieces together.  With C, and following Center Block Chart, embroider cross sts on Center Block. Weave in ends.

diagram


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