A romantic take on the mitered square. Each motif is knit in a simple lace pattern for a beautiful heirloom effect. Shown in Bernat Baby Coordinates.View Printer Friendly PDF
MEASUREMENT: Approx 34 ins [86.5 cm] square
MATERIALS: Bernat® Baby Coordinates
(Ombres: 120 g/4.25 oz; 358 m/392 yds)
Color A: 49413 (Tiny Tulips) 4 balls
Bernat® Baby Coordinates
(Solids: 140 g/5 oz; 418 m/457 yds)
Color B: 48005 (White) 1 ball
Size 4 mm (U.S. 6) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge.
GAUGE: 21 sts and 40 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in garter st.
Motif (make 36).
With A, cast on 57 sts.
1st row: (WS). Knit.
2nd row: K27. Sl1. K2tog. psso. Place marker on last st just made. K27.
3rd row: Knit.
4th row: Knit to 1 st before marked st. Sl1. K2tog. psso. Place marker on last st just made. Knit to end of row.
Rep last 2 rows once more. 51 sts.
***1st row: (WS). With B, purl.
2nd row: K1. *yo. K2tog. Rep from * to 2 sts before marked st. K1. Sl1. K2tog. psso. Place marker on last st just made. K1. **K2tog. yo. Rep from ** to last st. K1.
3rd row: Purl.
4th row: With A, knit to 1 st before marked st. Sl1. K2tog. psso.
Place marker on last st just made. Knit to end of row.
5th row: Knit.
With A, rep last 2 rows 3 times more, then 4th row once.***
Rep from *** to *** 3 times more. 3 sts.
Next row: (WS). With A, Sl1. K2tog. psso. Fasten off.
Sew Motifs tog as shown in Diagram, using flat seam.
Border: With A, cast on 3 sts.
1st row: (WS). Knit.
2nd row: K2. yo. K1. 4 sts.
3rd row: K1. yo. K3. 5 sts.
4th row: K4. yo. K1. 6 sts.
5th row: K1. yo. K5. 7 sts.
6th row: K6. yo. K1. 8 sts.
7th row: K1. yo. K7. 9 sts.
8th row: K8. yo. K1. 10 sts.
9th row: K1. yo. K9. 11 sts.
10th row: K11.
11th row: K2tog. K9. 10 sts.
12th row: K8. K2tog. 9 sts.
13th row: K2tog. K7. 8 sts.
14th row: K6. K2tog. 7 sts.
15th row: K2tog. K5. 6 sts.
16th row: K4. K2tog. 5 sts.
17th row: K2tog. K3. 4 sts.
Rows 2 to 17 form pat.
Cont in pat until Border fits around entire Blanket, sewing in place as you work. Beg at center of one side edge, allowing sufficient length to gather at each corner and ending with 17th row of pat. Cast off.
Sew ends of Border tog.