malt *free*
simple and modern baby blanket

Cast on and learn to knit with Alexa and Emily! Malt is a beginner baby blanvket, supported by tutorials showing how to cast on, knit, purl, bind off, and read a knitting pattern.

Prefer to start with a scarf? All the basics are covered in the Wheat Scarf too.

download Malt Blanket Pattern >

Tutorials ::: How to Cast On (video), How to Knit (video), How to Purl (video), How to Bind Off (Video), How to Knit Your First Scarf, How to Weave in Ends, Basic Blocking, and all about Knitting Supplies: Knitting Needles and Yarn.

sizing Finished blanket will be approximately 30" wide by 32" long
materials 750 yds worsted / aran weight yarn
(adult sample shown in Sweet Fiber Cashmerino Worsted in 'tea leaves')
gauge 18 sts & 22 rows / 4" in stockinette stitch
14 sts & 28 rows / 4" in garter stitch
(don't worry about gauge if this is your first knitting project)
suggested needles US #8 / 5.0 mm 24 inch or longer circular needle
notes The malt blanket is knit in rows from end to end.
on Ravelry

For Knitting Teachers - Simple Collection patterns are perfect for use in teaching, and they are free to use! Feel free to use the images from our website, blog, or ravelry when advertising your classes (just give us credit for design and photos). And please ask your students to download a copy from Ravelry or the website. We would love to hear your feedback about how the patterns work in your classes! ~ Alexa & Emily


malt blanket

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malt blanket

malt blanket