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Newborn baby hat and bootsies!

My aunt is having a baby and so I was wondering what I should knit and have decided on this. Cute, isn’t it?

I’ve been making lots of socks lately. I wonder why?

Free knitting pattern from Lion Brand Yarn!

Don’t forget to check out Word Butterfly Kitting Patterns (The new Words of a Butterfly website) for more great free patterns like this!

Free Knitting Pattern
Hat and Booties

Lion Brand® Wool-Ease®
Pattern #: 10117AD

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy

SIZE: 3-6 mos

CORRECTIONS: None

Hat and Booties

Lion Brand® Wool-Ease®

GAUGE:

18 sts = 4 in. [10 cm] in St st (k on RS, p on WS). BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make a 4 in. [10 cm] square, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.

STITCH EXPLANATION:

K1, p1 Rib (over an even number of sts)
Row 1:
*K1, p1; rep from * across.
Rep Row 1 for K1, p1 Rib.
HAT
Cast on 62 sts. Work in Garter st (k every st on every row) for 5 rows.
Change to St st (k on RS, p on WS) and work until piece measures about 5 in. (12.5 cm) from beg, end with a WS row.
Next (Eyelet) Row: *K2, k2tog, yo; rep from * across to last 2 sts, k last 2 sts.
Purl 1 row.
Change to K1, p1 Rib and work until piece measures about 7 in. (18 cm) from beg. Bind off.

FINISHING
Seam sides of Hat. Weave in ends.
Drawstring
Cast on 73 sts. Knit 1 row. Bind off. Weave Drawstring through Eyelet Row.

BOOTIES (make 2)
Foot

Cast on 32 sts. Work in Garter st for 5 rows.
Row 1: Knit.
Row 2: Purl.
Rows 3 and 4: Rep Rows 1 and 2.
Row 5: Bind off 6 sts, k to end of row – 26 sts rem.
Row 6: Bind off 6 sts, p to end of row – 20 sts rem.
Work in K1, p1 Rib for 2 1/2 in. (6.5 cm). Bind off.

FINISHING
Fold cast on edge of Bootie in half and seam for sole. Sew a continuous seam at front of Bootie as follows: seam ends of Rows 1-4 tog, then seam bound-off sts of Rows 5 and 6 for top of foot and first 1 1/4 in. (3.2 cm) of ribbed portion. Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
Click for explanation and illustration
beg = begin(s)(ning) k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together p = purl
rem = remain(s)(ing) rep = repeat(s)(ing)
St st = Stockinette stitch st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together yo = yarn over

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This patchwork afghan meets the requirements for donating to the Warm Up America Foundation! Isn’t that awesome?

(Not that you necessarily have to donate it.)

So kick back and relax with this nice project here.

Free knitting pattern from Lion Brand Yarn!

Don’t forget to check out Word Butterfly Kitting Patterns (The new Words of a Butterfly website) for more great free patterns like this!

Free Knitting Pattern
Morris Park Blanket

Lion Brand® Wool-Ease®
Pattern #: 90209AD

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy

SIZE: One Size
About 49 x 63 in. (124.5 x 160 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

Lion Brand® Wool-Ease®

GAUGE:

18 sts = 4 in. (10 cm) in Garter st (k every row). BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make a 4 in. [10 cm] square, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.

AFGHAN

PATTERN STITCHES
Seed st (multiple of 2 sts + 1)
Row 1:
K1, *p1, k1; rep from * across
Rep Row 1 for Seed St.

Moss st (multiple of 2 sts + 1)
Rows 1 and 4:
K1, *p1, k1; rep from * across.
Rows 2 and 3: P1, *k1, p1; rep from * across.
Rep Rows 1-4 for Irish Moss St.

SQUARE A (make 17)
With A, cast on 32 sts.
Work in Garter st (k every row) until piece measures 9 in. (23 cm) from beg. Bind off.

SQUARE B (make 16)
With B, cast on 33 sts.
Work in Seed St until piece measures 9 in. (23 cm) from beg. Bind off.

SQUARE C (make 16)
With C, cast on 37 sts.
Work in Moss St until piece measures 9 in. (23 cm) from beg. Bind off.

FINISHING
Sew Squares together following Assembly Diagram. Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
Click for explanation and illustration
beg = begin(s)(ning) k = knit
p = purl st(s) = stitch(es)

Learn to Knit instructions:  http://learnToKnit.LionBrand.com

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For your summer vacation album!

Free knitting pattern from Lion Brand Yarn!

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Summer Vacation Photo Album Cover

Lion Brand® Vanna’s Choice®

GAUGE:

18 sts + 24 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in St st (knit on RS, purl on WS). BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make a 4 in. [10 cm] square, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.

ALBUM COVER
Flap

With A, cast on 27 sts. Work in Garter st (k every row) until piece measures 2 1/2 in. (6.5 cm) from beg.
Next Row (RS): Knit.
Next Row (WS): K2 (for Garter st edge), p23, k2 (for Garter st edge).
Rep last 2 rows 3 more times.
Next Row (RS): K2, p23 (for turning ridge), k2.
Front Cover
Next Row: K2, p23, k2.
Begin Stripe and Ridge Sequence
Row 1: With A, knit.
Rows 2-4: With A, k2, p23, k2.
Row 5: With B, knit.
Row 6: With B, k2, p23, k2.
Row 7: With C, knit.
Row 8: With C, k2, p23, k2.
Rows 9-12: Rep Rows 1-4.
Row 13: With C, knit.
Row 14: With C, k2, p23, k2.
Row 15: With B, knit.
Row 16: With B, k2, p23, k2.
Rep Rows 1-16 once more.
Spine
Next Row (RS): With A, knit.
Next Row (WS): With A, k2, p23, k2.
Rep last 2 rows 5 more times.
Back Cover
Rep Rows 5-16 of Stripe Sequence.
Rep Rows 1-16 of Stripe Sequence.
Rep Rows 1-4 of Stripe Sequence.
Continue with A only.
Next Row (RS): Knit.
Next Row (WS): With A, knit (for turning ridge).
Flap
Next Row (RS): Knit.
Next Row (WS): K2, p23, k2.
Rep last 2 rows 3 more times.
Work in Garter st for 2 1/2 in. (6.5 cm).
Bind off.

FINISHING
Fold Flaps along turning ridges to WS of Cover. Sew ends of Flaps to Cover.
Label
With B, cast on 15 sts.
Work in St st (k on RS, p on WS) until piece measures about 1 in. (2.5 cm) from beg.
Bind off.
Sew Label, centered, to Spine. Cut short lengths of C and glue to Label to spell out year. Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
Click for explanation and illustration
beg = begin(s)(ning) k = knit
p = purl rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es) WS = wrong side

Learn to Knit instructions:  http://learnToKnit.LionBrand.com

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