Today we bring you two Purl Bee classics re-conceived in Super Soft Merino for a fresh look and a wintertime feel! The Super Easy Crib Blanket borrows the classic striping from the baby-sized original, but at 2 3/4 stitches to the inch it requires fewer cast-on stitches and knits up to a bigger crib size. With voluminous stitches and a luxurious loft, this blanket is as soft and gentle as a cloud! – See more at: https://www.purlsoho.com/create/2012/11/30/two-purl-bee-classics-now-in-super-soft-merino/#sthash.4JFU6uaV.dpuf

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We’ve re-conceived the Purl Bee’s classic Super Easy Blanket in Purl Soho’s sumptuous Super Soft Merino! This Super Easy Crib Blanket borrows the simple striping from the baby-sized original, but at 2 3/4 stitches to the inch, it knits up bigger and faster. With voluminous stitches and luxurious loft, this blanket is as soft and gentle as a cloud!

Update: New Colors

October 2014

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Twelve new colors in our Purl Soho yarn palette inspired us to create new Super Easy Crib Blankets in Super Soft Merino! Read all about them here and browse our expanded collection of Super Easy Crib Blanket in Super Soft Merino Bundles right here!

The Super Easy Crib Blanket borrows the classic striping from the baby-sized original, but at 2 3/4 stitches to the inch it requires fewer cast-on stitches and knits up to a bigger crib size. With voluminous stitches and a luxurious loft, this blanket is as soft and gentle as a cloud! – See more at: https://www.purlsoho.com/create/2012/11/30/two-purl-bee-classics-now-in-super-soft-merino/#sthash.4JFU6uaV.dpuf

Materials

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Get all the yarn you need with Purl Soho’s Super Easy Crib Blanket in Super Soft Merino Bundle. It includes…

  • 7 skeins of Purl Soho’s Super Soft Merino, 100% merino wool, in this palette called Macaron.

You’ll also need…

Gauge

2 3/4 stitches = 1 inch in garter stitch

Size

Approximately 30 inches x 32 inches

Note

To get a nice, neat edge  just slip the first stitch of every row knitwise with the yarn in back. (When you change colors, knit the first stitch of the row.)

Pattern

With the first color, cast on 82 stitches.

Knit every row until you have used the entire skein (or until there are 11 or 12 garter stitch “ridges” [1 ridge = 2 rows]).

Switch to the second color and knit every row, using up the entire skein.

Repeat with each color, making sure to always switch colors on the same side.

After knitting all but a couple of yards of the seventh color, loosely bind off.

Weave in the ends and you’re done!

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