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Knitted baby blanket Novita Baby Merino Dream

The star-like baby blanket is knitted in short rows. It consists of seven identical wedges with a sawtooth edge. Knitted from Novita Baby Merino Dream.

Size(s)

One size

Yarn demand

Novita Baby Merino Dream (822) Wood Sorrel 350 g

Needles and other supplies

Circular needles (60 cm / 32 in or 80 cm / 16 in): Novita 3½ mm (UK 9-10 / US 4) or sizes needed to obtain the gauge

Designer

Susanna Mertsalmi

Finished dimensions

Diameter approx. 105 cm / 41 ¼ in

Stitch pattern:
- Garter stitch:
knit all rows.

Gauge:
26 sts and 50 rows in garter st = 10 cm / 4 in

Cast on 117 sts and knit 1 row.

Begin the first wedge with short rows:

1st section: *Turn work, k1, yo, k115. Turn work, knit to end.* Repeat *-* 9 times in total. 1 st increased each time, and 1 st left unworked at the other edge. 9 sts unworked, 126 sts in total.

2nd section: Turn work, bind off the first 7 sts, yo, k108. Turn work, knit to end. *Turn work, k1, yo, k108. Turn work, knit to end.* Repeat *-* 6 times in total. 1 st increased each time, and 1 st left unworked at the other edge. 16 sts unworked, 126 sts in total.

3rd section: Turn work, bind off the first 7 sts, yo, k101. Turn work, knit to end. *Turn work, k1, yo, k101. Turn work, knit to end.* Repeat *-* 6 times in total. 1 st increased each time, and 1 st left unworked at the other edge. 23 sts unworked, 126 sts in total.

Keep working in the same manner. Each section has 7 sts fewer than the previous one as 7 sts more are left unworked.

When you have completed 11 sections with sawtooth shapes at the edge, there are 79 sts unworked and 126 sts in total.

12th section: Turn work, bind off the first 7 sts, yo, k38. Turn work, knit to end. *Turn work, k1, yo, k38. Turn work, knit to end.* Repeat *-* 6 times in total. 1 st increased each time, and 1 st left unworked at the other edge. 86 sts unworked, 126 sts in total.

Turn work, bind off the first 9 sts, k29, *k2tog but only drop the first st off the left-hand needle*, repeat *-* until 1 st remains on left-hand needle, k1. 117 sts in total. Turn work, knit 1 row. You have now completed the first wedge with 12 sawtooth shapes at the edge.

Work 6 more wedges in the same manner. On the last row of the last wedge, bind off all sts.

Finishing

Join the cast-on edge and the bind-off edge. Close the hole in the middle.

Shape the blanket as you steam it lightly.

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