Bubble Stitch Baby Blanket





#FreePattern! #Bubbles for days with this is a #Grandma favourite! This #knit baby blanket works up with a fun #texture for those little fingers to play with. Watch the #BlockStitch Spotlight feature for #tipsandtricks on making this for the little peanut in your life. Noe here sure likes it! Have you worked with the bubble stitch before? Comment below with any of your own tips! Enjoy!





Pattern Notes:


To modify the pattern, cast on a multiple of 4 stitches plus 1. You can also add to the length to make it longer, as noted throughout the pattern.

Bubbles are essential to this pattern so take the time to practice to do them right! We featured the Bubble Stitch as a SpotLight Stitch so check it out here.










Measurements:

34.5in x 34.5

Materials:


  • US size 8 / 5.0mm knitting needles




Gauge:

17-12 stitches, 23-15 rows to 4"


Abbreviations:

St: Stitch

K: Knit

P: Purl

P2Tog: Purl 2 together

Pattern:


Cast on 152 stitches.


Begin bottom border: knit every row until work measures 1.5in.


Begin Bubble pattern:

Row 1: Knit across

Row 2: K7, purl to last 7 sts, k7

Rep Row 1 &2 2 more times.

Row 7: k7, *with yarn in back, drop the next st down 6 rows, knit all 7 rows above by placing the right needle in the st 7 rows below [watch the video for this], k3* repeat to last 7 sts, k7

Row 8: K7, purl to last 7 sts, k7

Row 9: Knit across

Rep Row 8 & 9 2 more times.

Row 13: K7, purl to last 7 sts, k7

Row 14: k7, *k3, with yarn in back, drop the next st down 6 rows, knit all 7 rows above by placing the right needle in the st 7 rows below [watch the video for this]* repeat to last 7 sts, k7

Repeat rows 1-14 until the length measures 33in.


Begin top border: knit every row until work measures 1.5in.


Bind off, weave in ends, enjoy!