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Lacy Violet Baby Blanket



Using a free knit baby blanket pattern like this one you can make a lacy violet baby blanket. The purple color is just beautiful and will look great in baby's room. Simply Soft Chunky yarn is used for that soft touch.


Approx. 40”/101.5cm x 42”/106.5cm


  • Caron International's Simply Soft Chunky (100% acrylic; 5oz/142g, 200yds/183m): Shown in: Lavender Blue #0002, 23oz/656g
  • One circular size 10 ½ (6.5mm) needle, 36"/91.5cm long or size to obtain gauge
  • Cable needle (cn)
  • Yarn needle
  • 13 markers (optional)


In Stockinette Stitch, 12 sts and 16 rows = 4”/10cm


6-st RC: Slip 3 sts to cn and hold in back, k3, k3 from cn

ssk: Slip 1 st knitwise, sl 1 st purlwise, k slipped sts tog through front loops.


Stockinette Stitch (St st)

Garter Stitch (Garter st)


Large Cable & Eyelet Stitch (multiple off 11 sts plus 1):

Row 1 (RS): K1, *k1 , yo, k2tog, k4, ssk, yo, k2; rep from * to end.

Row 2 and all even rows: Purl.

Row 3: K 1, *yo, k2tog, k6, ssk, yo, k 1; rep from * to end.

Row 5: Rep Row 1.

Row 7: K1, *yo, k2tog, 6-st RC, ssk, yo, k 1; rep from * to end.

Row 8: Purl.

Rep Rows 1-8 for Large Cable & Eyelet patt.



Blanket is worked back and forth on circular needle.

Place markers (pm) between the 11-st repeats. Slip the markers for each row.



CO 133 sts.

K 4 rows (Garter st).

Est patt:

Row 1 (RS): K4, pm,*k1, yo, k2tog, k4, ssk, yo, k2, (pm), k8, pm; rep from * 5 times more, ending k1, yo, k2tog, k4, ssk yo, k2 (pm), k4.

Row 2 and all even rows: K4, purl to last 4 sts, k4.

Row 3: K4, *yo, k2tog, k6, ssk, yo, k1, k8; rep from * 5 times more, ending yo, k2tog, k6, ssk, yo, k 1, k4.

Row 5: Rep Row 1.

Row 7: K 4, *yo, k2tog, 6-st RC, ssk, yo, k 1, k 8; rep from * 5 times more, ending yo, k2tog, 6-st RC, ssk, yo, k1, k4.

Row 8: K4, purl across to last 4 sts, k4.

Rep Rows 1-8 for patt until piece measures approximately 41”/104cm, ending with Row 3.

K 4 rows (Garter st).




Using yarn needle, weave in ends. Block to measurements.

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