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6 Baby Blanket Patterns For Your Knitting Pleasure: This Week in Stitches

This week in stitches features…

  • 6 Baby Blanket Patterns for Your Knitting Pleasure
  • Crochet Tutorials
  • The Subscriber of the Week
  • and all of this week’s stitches

If you just can’t wait for This Week in Stitches each week, and you want even more fun, interesting links than the few we highlight here, follow @newstitchaday on Twitter or join our Facebook page. It’s painless. Really.

We hope you’ve had a great week! We are going to be taking this Wednesday off for our country’s Independence Day, 4th of July. We will be shooting off fireworks and spending time with family and friends.

March Afghan Square


The March New Stitch Afghan Knit-a-long square consists of a raise diamond pattern, which uses simple knits and purls to create a nicely textured fabric.

Welcome to Our New Email Subscribers

We had amazing week with 314 people coming on board the New Stitch a Day email list! Great job to all of you who are telling your friends about the site on Twitter, Facebook, Ravelry, Knitting Paradise, and at your local yarn stores. Keep up the good work!

One of you mentioned us on Knitting Paradise which directed a lot of people to our site!

Show and Tell!

I got a lot of photos from people of their projects so let me share them with you. (Click the images for a larger version)

  • @SallyA_Wood Guest Towel (1)

  • @SallyA_Wood Uneven Rib Scarf (1)

  • @wildenpoe Braided Headband (2)

  • Maria Blue Beanie (3)

  • Maria Lace Pattern (3)

  • Maria Peace Sign (3)

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1. @sallya_wood guest towel of a kinda lacy diamond stitch and scarf made with the Uneven Rib Stitch

2. @wildenpoe this is a really cool braided headband

3. Maria made a blue beanie that is knitted in the round, a knitted lace panel with branches and leaves, a fun wash cloth with a peace sign.

Subscriber of the Week

This week’s subscriber of the week is @fundolls.

She sent in photos of Ringo Star doll from Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band

Beatles Yellow Submarine

Beatles Yellow Submarine

I Love her work in actually making the Stripe in the outfit of Ringo’s pants. Can’t wait to see the finished work.

If you want to be considered for the subscriber of the week, send some photos of your work to johnny[at]newstitchaday[dot]com or respond to any of our newsletters.

You can also tweet a photo to us on Twitter or with the hashtag #newstitchaday on Instagram.

6 Baby Blanket Patterns For Your Knitting Pleasure

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  • All-Season Baby Throw by Lion Brand Yarn

    All-Season Baby Throw by Lion Brand Yarn (FREE)

  • Jacob's Snakes And Ladders blanket by Becky Simmons

    Jacob’s Snakes And Ladders blanket by Becky Simmons ($5.00)

  • Aidan by Jones & Vandermeer

    Aidan by Jones & Vandermeer ($4.50)

  • Going Dotty Baby Blanket by Susan Adkins

    Going Dotty Baby Blanket by Susan Adkins (3.50)

  • Midsummer Baby Blanket by Anna & Heidi Pickles

    Midsummer Baby Blanket by Anna & Heidi Pickles (Free)

  • Norma by Meghan Jones

    Norma by Meghan Jones (Free)

  • This Week’s Stitches

    How To Knit the Sand Wind Cable Stitch
    How to Knit the Sand Wind Cable Stitch

    How to Knit the Uneven Rib Stitch
    Uneven Rib Stitch Cover

    How to Knit the Tweed Stitch
    How to Knit the Tweed Stitch

    How to Knit the Extended Open-work StitchExtended Open-Work Stitch Right Side

    How to Knit the Roman Cable Stitch
    How to Knit the Roman Cable Stitch

    LIVE Classes are Coming!

    Keep an eye on your inbox in the coming weeks for more information on our upcoming live classes!

    Your Turn: What are you doing this 4th of July? If you’re not in the US when is your country’s independence day?Put you answer in the comments.


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