Quick & Cozy Baby Afghan & Hat LW1368

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Skill level: Beginner

Light & airy - this knit afghan and hat will make you want to snuggle up with your baby! Made with RED HEART® "Light & Lofty™" or Red Heart® Baby Cloudsâ„¢.

SUPPLIES

Directions are given for baby blanket; changes for regular and large size afghans are in parentheses.
Afghans measure approximately 34½ x 40 (48½ x 65, 63½ x 80)". Hat circumference = 15" to fit most babies.

RED HEART® Bulky Weight Yarn: RED HEART® "Light & Lofty™" yarn, 100% acrylic, Art. E708 (6 oz skeins) or RED HEART® "Baby Clouds™" yarn, 100% acrylic, Art. E710 (6 oz skeins). Afghan Amounts: 6 (16, 22) Ounces No. 9025 Blue Sky CA, and 12 (26, 42) Ounces No. 9311 Cloud CB. Hat Amount: 2 Ounces CA.

Circular Knitting Needles: U.S. Size 15 [10mm] - 36" for afghans.
Knitting Needles: U.S. Size 15 [10mm] for hat.
Yarn needle.

GAUGE: In St st - 8 sts = 4"; 12 rows = 4". CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needles to obtain the gauge given.

AFGHANS

With CA cast on 69 (97, 127) sts.

Row 1: Knit.

Row 2: Knit.

Row 3: Purl.

Row 4: P1, * yo, P2tog; rep from * across.

Row 5: K1, * yo, K2tog; rep from * across.

Row 6: Knit.

Row 7: Purl. ** Cut CA. Join CB . Now work 15 rows (5") in Stockinette stitch with CB, begin Purl row, end Purl row.

Cut CB. Join CA. Rep Rows 1-7 with CA

**Rep from ** to ** 4 (8, 10) more times or until required length. Bind off in Purl. Weave in ends

HAT

With CA cast on 31 sts. Work in Stockinette stitch for 8", end P row.

Shape Top-Next Row: K1, * K2tog; rep from * across - 16 sts

Next Row: * P2tog; rep from * across - 8 sts.

Cut yarn leaving a long end for sewing. Weave yarn through remaining sts, draw up tightly and fasten securely. Sew back seam. Make a 2" pom pom and attach to top of hat.

ABBREVIATIONS: beg = begin(ning); CA, CB = Color A, Color B; K = knit; mm = millimeters; P = purl; rep = repeat; St st = Stockinette stitch (K 1 row; P 1 row); st(s) = stitch(es); tog = together; yo = yarn over; * or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated; [ ] = work directions given in brackets the number of times specified.

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