Preemie Waffle Weave Blanket

Preemie Waffle Weave Blanket

KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA

Machine: Standard with ribber

Yarn: Tamm Kitty

Tension: 4

Approximate size: 20” X 20”

Original pattern: Diana Sullivan video  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zbwcvVg7xEs

My Preemie Version:

  • CO 151 N with a 1 x 1 pattern with end N’s on Main Bed
  • Zig Zag row, comb and weight – T. 0/0
  • Run ribber carriage and drop ribber stitches (Broken Toe CO)
  • Zig zag row again; set carriages for circular knitting
  • 3 passes for selvedge row; cancel settings
  • 4 MB and Ribber
  • K 3 rows plain ribbing
  • RC 000
  • Pattern for entire blanket:
    • *On main bed push in 2 tuck buttons
    • K 2 rows
    • Cancel tuck
    • K 2 Rows*
    • Repeat * to * for desired length (250 rows for a preemie baby blanket
    • After first 100 rows, remove comb and weights and replace with triangle combs and weights ; move up every 50 rows
  • To end: Knit 2 – 3 rows plain rib  -with last row being the loosest tension on both ribber and main carriage – moving carriage from left to right
  • Transfer all stitches to MB
  • Drop ribber
  • Loop through a loop BO – remove combs and weights as you do BO
  • Weave in ends

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