Free Pattern – Blanket for Barbie

Published March 12, 2016 by estherknit

Blanket for Barbie 6

Measurements

25 cm wide by 30 cm long

10 inches wide by 12 inches long

Materials

King Cole Splash double knitting

Shade 810 Seaspray, 100 g

A pair of 4 mm (US 6) knitting needles

A 4 mm (G) crochet hook for edging

Tension / Gauge

22 sts and 28 rows to 10 cm (4 inches)

measured over stockinette stitch using 4 mm (US 6) needles

Pattern notes

Stockinette (stocking) stitch (st.st.)

Cast on any number of stitches.

1st row: Knit.

2nd row: Purl.

These two rows form the pattern and are repeated.

US: Single crochet (sc) / UK: Double crochet (dc)

Wrap the yarn round the crochet hook and insert the hook in next stitch. Pull thread through, thus having two loops on needle. Wind thread once over needle and pull through the two loops.

US: Double crochet (dc) / UK: Treble crochet (tr)

Wrap the yarn round the crochet hook and insert the hook in next stitch. Wrap the yarn round the hook and pull the yarn through the stitch only, leaving 3 loops on your hook. Wrap the yarn round the hook again and pull through the first 2 loops only. Wrap the yarn round the hook again and pull through the last 2 loops.

To knit blanket

Using 4 mm (US 6) needles cast on 56 sts.

Work in st.st. until work measures 30 cm (12 inches).

Cast off loosely.

To make up / Finishing

Weave in all ends of yarn.

Finish edge with crochet crab stitch border or crochet arcade border.

Crochet crab stitch border

1st row: Work double crochet from right to left of work, all along edge.  Do not turn.

2nd row: Work dc from left to right of work.

Fasten off.  Give blanket a light steam.

Crochet arcade border

You will need a multiple of 6 stitches plus 3.

With right side facing, work 3 rows of sc around edge of blanket as follows:

Next row: 1 chain, 1 sc in each stitch to end, join with a slip stitch.

Repeat this row twice more.  Now, continue as follows:

Next row: 1 chain, 2 sc, * 3 chain, skip 3 sts, 3 sc; repeat from * to end, turn.

Next row: 1 chain, 1 sc, * 5 dc in 3-chain space, skip 1 st, 1 sc, skip 1 stitch; repeat from * to end.

Fasten off.  Give blanket a light steam.

Blanket for Barbie 7

 

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