Knit Cuddlebunny Blanket
Uses Recycled Items: No
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beg – beginning
CC – contrast colour
MC – main colour
mm – millimeter
rep – repeat
st(s) – stitch(es)
* – rep instructions after asterisk as specified
Approximately 76.2 x 76.2 cm (30" x 30")
5 sts and 7 rows = 10.2 cm (4") in Garter st (knit every row). Be sure to check your gauge!
Sewn Bind-Off: Cut yarn leaving a tail at least 3 times as long as the edge that will be bound off. Thread tail through yarn needle and bind off as follows: * insert yarn needle from right to left through the first 2 sts on knitting needle, go back through the first st from left to right, pull the yarn through and slip the first st off the knitting needle. Rep from * until 1 st remains, pull yarn through to fasten off.
With MC, cast on 36 sts using the backwards-loop method, working only with strand between pom-poms.
Knit 6 rows with MC, * knit 2 rows with CC, knit 2 rows with MC; rep from * until piece measures 68.6 cm (27") from beg, ending with 2 rows of CC. Knit 6 more rows with MC.
Bind off using sewn bind-off.
With MC and RS facing, pick up and knit one st for each row along side edge of blanket. Work in Garter st for 4 rows. Bind off using sewn bind-off. Rep on other side of blanket.
Weave in ends.