Concentric Squares Baby Blanket

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Concentric Squares Baby Blanket
by Fiber Fiend
Difficulty: Beginner

Finished Measurements
Width: 36.5” / 92.5 cm
Length: 36.5” / 92.5 cm

Materials
Lion Brand Homespun [98% acrylic, 2% polyester, 185 yd. / 175 m per 6 oz. skein]; 3 skeins
Shown in Williamsburg
1 24-inch / 60 cm US #10.5 / 6.5 mm circular needle
Stitch Markers
Tapestry needle

Gauge
12 sts/22 rows = 4 inches / 10 cm in stockinette stitch
12 sts/20 rows = 4 inches / 10 cm in garter stitch
 
Abbreviations
K – knit
P – purl
PM – place marker
Rep – repeat
RM – remove marker
Sl – slip, slipping
SM – slip mkr/slipping mkrs
St – stitch (Sts – stitches)

 

Directions
Cast on 110 sts.
Knit 15 rows.
Row 16: K10, pm, p90, pm, k10.
Row 17: Knit, sm.
Row 18: K10, sm, p90, sm, k10.
Rows 19-32: Rep Rows 17-18 seven more times.
Row 33: Knit, sm.
Row 34: K10, sm, p10, pm, k70, pm, p10, sm, k10.
Row 35: Knit, sm.
Row 36: K10, sm, p10, sm, k70, sm, p10, sm, k10.
Rows 37-46: Rep Rows 35-36 five times more.
Row 47: Knit, sm.
Row 48: K10, sm, p10, sm, k10, pm, p50, pm, k10, sm, p10, sm, k10.
Row 49: Knit, sm.
Row 50: K10, sm, p10, sm, k10, sm, p50, sm, k10, sm, p10, sm, k10.
Row 51: Knit, sm.
Rows 52-63: Rep Rows 50-51 six more times.
Row 64: Same as Row 48.
Row 65: Knit, sm.
Row 66: K10, sm, p10, sm, k10, sm, p10, pm, k30, pm, p10, sm, k10, sm, p10, sm, k10.
Row 67: Knit, sm.
Row 68: K10, sm, p10, sm, k10, sm, p10, sm, k30, sm, p10, sm, k10, sm, p10, sm, k10.
Rows 69-78: Rep Rows 67-68 five more times.
Row 79: K50 (sm), pm, k10, pm, k50 (sm).
Row 80: K10, sm, p10, sm, k10, sm, p10, sm, k10, sm, p10, sm, k10, sm, p10, sm, k10, sm, p10, sm, k10.
Row 81: Knit, sm.
Rows 82-95: Rep Rows 80-81 seven more times. (You’re more than halfway done!)
Row 96: K10, sm, p10, sm, k10, sm, p10, sm, k10, sm, p10, sm, k10, sm, p10, sm, k10, sm, p10, sm, k10.
Row 97: Knit, sm.
Row 98: K10, sm, p10, sm, k10, sm, p10, sm, k10, rm, k10, rm, k10, sm, p10, sm, k10, sm, p10, sm, k10.
Row 99: Knit, sm.
Row 100: K10, sm, p10, sm, k10, sm, p10, sm, k30, sm, p10, sm, k10, sm, p10, sm, k10.
Rows 101-110: Rep Rows 99-100 five more times.
Row 111: K40 (sm), rm, k30, rm, k40 (sm).
Row 112: K10, sm, p10, sm, k10, sm, p50, sm, k10, sm, p10, sm, k10.
Row 113: Knit, sm.
Rows 114-127: Rep Rows 112-113 seven more times.
Row 128: K10, sm, p10, sm, k10, sm, p50, sm, k10, sm, p10, sm, k10.
Row 129: Knit, sm.
Row 130: K10, sm, p10, sm, k10, rm, k50, rm, k10, sm, p10, sm, k10.
Row 131: Knit, sm.
Row 132: K10, sm, p10, sm, k70, sm, p10, sm, k10.
Rows 133-142: Rep Rows 131-132 five times more.
Row 143: K20 (sm), rm, k70, rm, k20 (sm).
Row 144: K10, sm, p90, sm, k10.
Row 145: Knit, sm.
Rows 1416-59: Rep Rows 144-145 seven more times.
Row 160: K10, sm, p90, sm, k10.
Knit 15 rows (175 rows total).
Bind off.
Weave in ends.

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