Thursday, 15 June 2017

Kensington Baby Blanket

In memory of those who lost their lives in Grenfell Tower, Kensington
 
and in tribute to our brave firefighters who gave their all
and witnessed such terrible scenes.
 
 

 

Kensington Baby Blanket

Requirements:

DK yarn
4mm & 5mm needles

 
Sizes:


Premature Baby ~ 14” wide
Baby ~ 28” wide

 
Instructions:


Using 4mm needles, cast on 82sts or 164sts
Border ~

Rows 1 – 7:  S1, knit to end

Row 8:   S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5

 
Change to 5mm needles and work in pattern ~

Row 1:   S1, knit to end

Row 2:   S1, k4, *k2tog, rep from * to last 5sts, k5

Row 3:   S1, k4, *kfb, rep from * to last 5sts, k5

Row 4:   S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5

The last 4 rows form the pattern

 
Repeat these 4 rows until the blanket is the size required - finish after completing a 4th Row

 
Change to 4mm needles, and complete with a border ~

Knit 7 more rows

Cast off knitwise

Darn away ends 
 
  I am happy for you to use my patterns for your own use or for charity donations.
In addition:  You can gift or sell any finished items you make from my patterns.  
However, please do not copy my patterns
 
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This pattern (the information and photos) may not be copied or reproduced
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6 comments :

  1. That's a lovely thought & a lovely blanket. Thank you.

    I knit little blankets for charity so this will be a nice one to make.

    It has been harrowing watching it on the telly. Stuff of nightmares!

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  2. Lovely blanket and lovely gesture Marion xx

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  3. Thank you Marianna; as many of the people who lived in the Tower had been refugees, I will be making some of these baby blankets to donate to Refugee Aid from Taunton xx

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  4. Thank you so much Marion. All the time and effort you put into designing these beautiful things is much appreciated.

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  5. Bless you Marianna how thoughtful, it's a lovely pattern thank you for sharing. :) x

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  6. another beautiful pattern and such a brilliant thought thank you keep up the good work x

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