How to Knit the "Daisy" Baby Blanket

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Daisy is a perfect example of a project not needing to be complicated to be interesting and modern. Using a simple simple one row repeat, Daisy is a beautifully soft garter stitch blanket, with little columns of purl stitches adding a tiny bit of texture just to make her stand out from the crowd.

She is fully reversible, which means she looks the same on her reverse and right side, I know lots of you out there love your blankets to have no right and wrong side, so hopefully Daisy satisfies that urge 🙂

She will work in any colour, or any weight yarn - let your imagination go wild and stash bust to your hearts content. I've knitted my sample in a soft heather colour, but I think Daisy would also work well in a bold bright shade, a variegated yarn, or even using blocks of colour to create horizontal stripes. She's a great all rounder of a pattern!

My instructions produce a Blanket approximately 60cm x 80cm, but for those of you wanting to adjust this size, it can easily be done using the pattern multiple of 6+1.

I've popped a link to my video tutorial at the bottom of this post for those of you who prefer to have a more visual tutorial.

Happy Knitting!

Materials Needed:

  • 4mm Circular Needs (to recreate this blanket 80-120cm is a perfect length)
  • 400g of DK Yarn - I used Stylecraft Bambino in Heather
  • Scissors & Tapestry Needle for sewing in ends

Written Pattern:

Stiches Used

  • k - knit
  • p - purl
  • sl1pwyf - slip one purlwise with yarn in front.

Pattern Repeat

Foundation Row: Using the Long-Tail cast on, Cast on 133 stitches.

Row 1 (Repeat Row): k6, *p1, k5* Repeat *to* until 1 stitch remains, sl1pwyf

Repeat until project is desired length and cast off in pattern.

TOP TIP: It doesn't matter which side you cast off on, but if you want a matching top and bottom edge, cast off on a row when the yarn tail from your cast on is at the bottom left hand corner of your blanket.

video tutorial

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  • Debbie says:

    You say to that the pattern consist of multiples of 6 +1, however I can’t get the math to work out for your cast on of 131 sts. for the blanket. (6x21=126+1=127) or 6x22=132+1=133). So, should I CO 133 sts for the pattern to work?

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    • SnufflebeanYarn says:

      Hi Debbie - you are absolutely correct. I've made an error with the cast on amount. I'm so sorry! I will correct the pattern now. The multiple is correct, just the cast on was wrong. Laurelin 🙂

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