Beginner Knits: How to Knit a Baby Blanket
Intermediate | 24 min 2 sec
Knit the Baby Blanket
Taught by Maggie Pace
If you’re new to knitting, baby projects are a great place to start. Not only are they small and quick to knit, but with just a few techniques, you can create a beautiful, cuddly heirloom. In this class, Maggie shows knitters how to make a simple striped baby blanket. She walks new knitters through all of the basics, including casting on, knitting and purling, and binding off. Once you weave in the tails at the very end, your baby blanket is ready for snuggles!
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • 16” or 24”-long circular needles size US 10½ (use circulars instead of straight needles to accommodate the large number of cast on stitches)
  • 4 balls Rowan All Seasons Chunky in Foam
  • 5 balls Rowan All Seasons Chunky in Pebble
  • 1 ball Rowan Softknit Cotton in Tea Rose
  • Yarn needle
  • Scissors
Learn how to:
  • Cast on and bind off
  • How to Knit and Purl
  • Garter Stitch
  • Stockinette Stitch
  • How to change colors
What you’ll get:
  • An easy-to-follow class on knitting a baby blanket
  • 5 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supply list
  • Downloadable PDF pattern included - $8 value
  • Step-by-step instruction by expert instructor and designer Maggie Pace
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students
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Beginner Knits: How to Knit a Baby Blanket Reviews
121 users recommended this class to a friend
Kaitlin Case
I have always wanted to make a baby blanket and have never been able to figure out how to get everything lined up and keep it looking neat. This video was exactly what I needed to help me!!!
More than 3 months ago
Kathleen Pedersen
Instructions were easy to follow.
More than 3 months ago
Megan Peggs
Beyond helpful as someone who just got my first set of needles this was a MAJOR insight!
More than 3 months ago