Canopy Leaf Blanket – Knitting Pattern, PDF
Baby Afghan in 3D Leaf Stitch
Size: 34″ x 34″ /87 x 87 cm
Leaf, Garter, and Openwork Stitches
Size, including edging: approx 34″ x 34″ /87 x 87 cm
This adorable baby knit features multiple 3-dimensional leaves celebrating mother nature.
Each of 4 square pieces of the blanket is worked from corner to corner in the popular stitches: leaf, lace, and garter.
Level of skills
Knit, purl, yarn over, ssk, k3tog and k2tog decreases, centered double decrease
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS (*please also see note below)
Entire blanket (incl edging): approx 34″ x 34″ /87 x 87 cm
Each of 4 squares (not incl edging): 16” x 16″ /41 x 41 cm
YARN (*please also see note below)
4 skeins of Anthem Chunky Acrylic Yarn (218 yds/200 m, 7.05 oz/200 g per skein)
or same yardage of other bulky 5 ply yarn
RECOMMENDED NEEDLES & HOOK
For main knit:
US #10½ (6.5 mm) straight needles (14”/36 cm)
or same size circular needle (24”/60 cm)
US #J or K (6 or 6.5 mm) crochet hook
11 sts = 4”/10 cm in stockinette st
11 sts and 20 rows = 4”/10 cm in garter st
*Note. This pattern may be worked in lighter weight yarn (worsted medium-weight 4 ply or light-weight 3 ply yarn) using appropriate needles. The size of each square will be smaller. You may create a smaller blanket this way or make more squares for a bigger size. Total amount of lighter weight yarn you will need is approximately 30-32 oz/850-900 g.