Rainbow

Skill Level: 
Easy
Project Type: 
Baby/Children
Designer: 
Donna Yacino

Knit a rainbow of color in this chevron stitch baby blanket.


Size

Approximately 31” wide x 37” long


Materials

1 Hank each Berroco Touché (50 grs), #7906 Sweet Sue Blue (A), #7958 Mango (B), #7908 Red Red (C), #7917 Peeps (D) and #7930 Green Tea (E)

1 Ball each Berroco Plush (50 grs), #1924 Jazzy Turquoise (F), #1920 Orange Flash (G), #1907 Sunspot (H), #1928 Birdy (I) and #1944 Sprout (J)

29” Length circular knitting needle, size 9 (5.50 mm) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE


Gauge

18 sts = 4”;  32 rows = 4” in Pat St following Stripe Sequence

TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE


Pattern Stitch (Multiple of 14 + 3)

Row 1 (RS):  K2, * yo, k5, k3 tog, k5, yo, k1, rep from * to last st, end k1.

Row 2:  K1, p to last st, end k1.

Rows 3 and 4:  Knit.

Rep these 4 rows for Pat St.


Stripe Sequence

Working in Pat St, work 8 rows (2 repeats) of each color as follows:  A, F, B, G, C, H, D, I, E, then J.  Repeat these 80 rows twice more (a total of 240 rows).


Blanket

With circular needle, using A, cast on 143 sts.  DO NOT join.  Work back and forth following Pat St and Stripe Sequence for 240 rows, end on WS.  Bind off with J.