Stitch Sampler Baby Blocks
Beginner | 33 min 7 sec
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These plush baby blocks are made up of six swatches, each using a different stitch pattern. You’ll gain experience knitting each stitch pattern, as well as the invaluable knowledge of learning how to read your knitting. Melanie covers stockinette, 1x1 ribbing, 2x2 ribbing, seed stitch, reverse stockinette ridges and basketweave stitch. Then she shows how to seam the swatches around a foam cube for a cozy gift for the eensie ones in your life.
Here’s what you’ll need:
Materials:
  • 6 colors of worsted-weight yarn (Melanie uses Color by Kristin yarn. This yarn is 50% wool, 25% alpaca, and 25% mohair. Each skein weighs 50 grams and contains about 93 yards of yarn)
  • one pair of size 7 knitting needles (or size needed to obtain gauge)
  • one pair of needles two 
sizes smaller than the main needles (for basket-weave swatch)
  • yarn needle
  • measuring tape
  • scissors
  • 1 3-inch foam cube for each block
  • serrated knife (if necessary to custom-cut foam cube)
Gauge:
  • 4 stitches and 5 rows = 1 inch on larger needles in stockinette stitch
Downloads:
Learn how to:
  • Read your knitting
  • Work several different stitches
  • Form swatches into cubes
What you’ll get:
  • An easy-to-follow lesson on how knit baby blocks
  • 9 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supply list
  • Step-by-step expert instruction by knitting artist Melanie Falick
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions, and interact with other students
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Class Reviews
28 users recommended this class to a friend
Darlene K Campbell
Can’t wait to make these for my twin grandsons! Great class.
More than 3 months ago
Macy Lewars
I'm an advanced beginner who really enjoyed the refresher course in the basic stitch patterns.
More than 3 months ago
Library Staff
Great class great instructor But why would you mention the foam is not good for environment, meanwhile you are making these for babies?
More than 3 months ago