Quick baby blanket

I used 600 yards of Encore acrylic yarn on US size 8 needle to make this newborn sized blanket.
The rows are 14 stitches, but if I were to do it again I'd do 8 stitches and do one more row around making it bigger. It seemed like it would be too big to do one more row with 14 stitches.

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AKQGuy's picture

Very Nice! If you do it again with your changes let us know how it turned out.

MMario's picture

Log cabin construction?

MMario - I'm not divorced from reality - we're having a trial separation

RickMartin's picture

Not really. In log cabin I believe (I've never actually done it) you start with a center square then cast on more stitches in the next color to make the adjoining rectangle - each rectangle getting larger. This one actually has mitered corners formed by using short rows which I don't think you do with a log cabin construction. But I might be all wrong! You know me - I just do what the pattern says and rely on GREAT designers - (and in my book you are still at the top of the list)!


Hello Rick!
Great job! And, what beautiful colors! Congrats to the happy baby who will receive it.



Joe-in Wyoming's picture

Very nice. Some of the Encore yarns knit up just grand. -- Books, knitting, cats, fountain pens...Life is Good.

Books, knitting, cats, fountain pens...Life is Good.

Mnjack's picture

I really like the colors and pattern. I am going to have to make a baby blanket and am interested in what pattern you used. It is so festive looking, I think anyone would love it.

Masala's picture

Wonderful! When I think of a baby blanket, this is exactly what comes to my mind! Great work! Cheers, Sid