Wednesday, June 9, 2010


Every mother-to-be would love to add this classic blanket to their child’s layette. Knitted in our Great Balls of Yarn exclusive PRIMA PIMA from Robin Turner Gourmet Fibers, this blanket is soft, washable, and looks pretty on both sides. Makes a wonderful gift to create and receive! Finished Size 24 by 30”. Over 35 colors to Choose From! Stop in and our Yarnistas can SuperSize this pattern if you wish to make an afghan for yourself from one of our other luxurious yarns!

5 skeins Robin Turner Back to Basics PRIMA PIMA
Size 6 circular needle

With Size 6 needles, CO 100 sts. Work 5 rows in seed stitch.
Establish pattern within seed stitch border as follows: Work 5 sts seed, 90 sts in basket pattern, 5 sts in seed. Work in pattern until piece measures 29 inches from beginning. Work five rows in seed stitch across row. BO loosley. It helps to place markers between pattern and seed border.


SEED STITCH: Two Row Repeat ROW 1: K1, P1 to end
ROW 2: P1, K1 to end.
BASKET STITCH: Multiple of 10 sts
ROWS 1 thru 5: * P5, K5, rep from * to end of row.
ROWS 6 thru 10: *K5, P5, rep from *end of row.