Blankets designed and hand made by Lisa F.
Hand made crochet dolls (? Raggedy Ann and Andy) courtesy of Jean Hall Hinckley
Gauge: 8 sts and 12 rows in straight stitch on US 15 knitting needles = 4 inch square
Directions: Cast on 59 stitches (must be odd number of stitches).
ROWS 2-12: repeat row 1.
ROW 13: *K1, P1* (4x) Knit to last 9 stitches, *K1, P1* (4X). Knit the last st.
ROW 14: K1, P1 (4x), K1, Purl to last 9 stitches, K1, P1 four times, K the last stitch.
Repeat rows 13-14 times more till length is 3.5 inches shorter then desired length.
NEXT ROW: repeat row 1 (12X) for a total of 12 rows.
And if you want the blanket to be larger, cast on 2 more stitches for each inch you want it to be wider. (i.e., for a 32 x 32 inch blanket cast on 6 more stitches)… and knit 6-8 additional rows 13-14 (to make it longer).
The border of the blanket may also be made with a garter stitch.
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