Lorna's Knitted Crib





Lorna’s Knitted Crib



Use needle size 8 (4mm) and double knitting wool.
Adjust needle size if you knit tight/slack

Lining

Cast on 100 stitches
Starting with a knit row, stocking stitch for 18 rows
Cast off

Outside

Cast on 150 stitches
Rows 1 – 4 Stocking stitch
Row 5: k1, *k2tog, yfwd* rep from* to last stitch, k1
Row 6 - 14: Starting with a purl row, stocking stitch 9 rows
Row 15: k1, *k2tog, yfwd* rep from* to last stitch, k1
Row 16: purl
Row 17: * k1, k2tog* rep from* to end (100 stitches)
Row 18: purl
Cast off

Place outside and lining pieces together wrong sides facing each other. Over-sew very loosely around top. Crochet or knit a fancy edging around join in a contrasting colour, or use lace.

Pillow (Make 2)

Cast on 15 stitches
Row 1: k1f&b, knit to last stitch, k1f&b (17 stitches)
Row 2: purl
Repeat rows 1 and 2 a further 3 times (23 stitches)
Row 9: knit
Row 10: purl
Row 11: k2tog, knit to last 2 stitches, k2tog, (21 stitches)
Row 12: purl
Repeat rows 11 and 12 a further 3 times (15 stitches)
Cast off

Place 2 pieces right sides together. Sew around 3 sides. Stuff, and then sew remaining side. Crochet or knit a fancy edging in a contrasting colour, or use lace.

Blanket and Hood Back (Make 2)

Cast on 15 stitches
Row 1: knit
Row 2: purl
Row 3: k1, *k2tog, yfwd* rep from* to last 2 stitches, k2
Row 4: purl
Row 5: knit - knitting f&b on first and last stitches. (17 stitches)
Row 6: purl
Row 7: k1f&b, k2tog, yfwd, knit to last 4 stitches, k2tog, yfwd, k1, k1f&b. (19 stitches)
Rows 8 - 10: Starting with a purl row, stocking stitch
Row 11: k2, k2tog, yfwd, knit to last 5 stitches, k2tog, yfwd, k3
Repeat rows 8 – 11 another 2 times, then rows 8 – 10 once
Row 23: k2, *k2tog, yfwd* rep from* to last 3 stitches, k3
Rows 24 - 26: Starting with a purl row, stocking stitch
Cast off

(For blanket piece only) Crochet or knit a fancy edging in a contrasting colour, or use lace.

Hood

Cast on 81 stitches
Row 1 - 4: Starting with a knit row, stocking stitch
Row 5: k1, *k2tog, yfwd* rep from* to last 2 stitches, k2
Row 6: purl
Rows 7 – 16: Starting with a knit row, stocking stitch
Row 17: * k1, k2tog* rep from* to end (54 stitches)
Row 18: purl
Cast off

Keeping the eyelet holes to front of hood, sew back of hood into place (lining up the centre of the two parts)

Crochet or knit a fancy edging around front/back join in a contrasting colour, or use lace.

Mattress (Make 2)
Cast on 15 stitches
Row 1: knit
Row 2: purl
Row 3: k1f&b, knit to last stitch, k1f&b (17 stitches)
Row 4: purl
Repeat rows 3 and 4 a further 5 times (27 stitches)
Continue in stocking stitch without the increases for a further 24 rows
Row 39: k2tog, knit to last 2 stitches, k2tog, (25 stitches)
Row 40: purl
Repeat rows 39 and 40 a further 5 times (15 stitches)
Row 51: knit
Row 52: purl
Cast off

Place 2 pieces right sides together. Sew around 3 sides. Stuff, and then sew remaining side.

Finish off by threading ribbon or crochet chain through all eyelet holes. 

Pattern By Lorna Wilson

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