FREE Basketweave Chunky Baby Blanket Knitting Pattern - Beginner
Materials needed: (Click on the item to purchase materials through a reliable UK yarn store I use)
● 8mm Knitting Needles (UK0) (US11)
● 5 x 100g Balls of Bernat Baby Blanket yarn - Vanilla #03008 (415g used) (304 yards)
(This yarn is also available in 300g Balls)
If you are in the US, you can purchase the Bernat Baby Blanket yarn from this US Yarn store
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Stitch Directory: (Click on the stitch for a video)
k - knit
p - purl
st (s) - stitch(es)
● Tension Gauge - 8sts x 13 rows = 4” x 4” (10cm x 10 cm)
- change needle size if needed to obtain this gauge.
● Finished Size of blanket - 33 x 33 inches (84cm x 84cm)
● Pattern is more suited to a plain yarn not variegated etc.
● You can increase/decrease the size of your blanket by
multiples of 8 sts and 6 rows.
Cast on 64 sts with Super Chunky yarn (Weight 6 yarn)
(See below for different yarn weight cast ons)
Rows 1 to 6 - *k4, p4 - repeat from * to end of row
Rows 7 to 12 - *p4, k4 - repeat from * to end of row
● Rows 1 to 12 are the pattern, repeat the pattern 9 more times or until desired length.
Cast off knitwise.
Well done, hope you enjoyed making it up your blanket
Did you want to use a different weight yarn?
For a 33 x 33 inches (approx.) blanket use the following:
232 stitches cast on for 4-ply yarn (weight 2 yarn) using a 3mm needles
184 stitches cast on for DK / LIght worsted yarn (weight 3 yarn) using 4mm needles
152 stitches cast on for Aran / WW yarn (weight 4 yarn) using 5nmm needles
112 stitches cast on for Chunky yarn (Weight 5 yarn) using 6mm needles
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Would like this pattern please
Lovely blanket im knitting it forms 1st grandchild
Thank you for the nice pattern. I love knitting blankets for babies and love the look of chunky yarn in a blanket. I will try your blanket next time I do a baby project. 😊
Thank you so much
I cannot wait to start this blanket. Thank you for sharing it!