Overlapping Leaves Baby Blanket

This leaves pattern is beautiful for baby blankets! We knitted and sold most in white or grey but also one very sunny blanket in yellow. My mum knitted the pictured blanket and it is from organic cotton and it is very soft. If you would like to have it please visit our Etsy shop here.

Alternatevley you could use the directions below to knit it. Our blanket is with measurments approximately 85cm by 60cm and it is knitted with 4mm needles.

Abbreviations:
K = Knit
P = Purl
Yo = Yarn over
SSK = Slip slip knit
K2tog = Knit 2 stitches together

The border pattern is worked as follows:
Row 1: (right side) Knit all stitches
Row 2: K1 (edge), K1, *slip 1 purlwise (yarn at back), K1*; repeat from * to * to the last stitch, K1 (edge).
Row 3: (right side) Knit all stitches
Row
4: K1 (edge), slip 1 purlwise (yarn at back), *K1, slip 1 purlwise
(yarn at back)*; repeat from * to * to last stitch, K1 (edge).

Pattern of one leaf
Row 1: P2, K13;
Row 2: P2, K13;
Row 3: P2, K10, K2tog, Yo, K1;
Row 4: P2, K9, K2tog, K2, Yo;
Row 5: P2, K8, K2tog, K1, Yo, K2;
Row 6: P2, K7, K2tog, K3, Yo, K1;
Row 7: P2, K6, K2tog, K2, Yo, K3;
Row 8: P2, K5, K2tog, K4, Yo, K2;
Row 9: P2, K4, K2tog, K3, Yo, K4;
Row 10: P2, K3, K2tog, K5, Yo, K3;
Row 11: P2, K13;
Row 12: P2, K13;
Row 13: P2, K1, Yo, SSK, K10;
Row 14: P2, Yo, K2, SSK, K9;
Row 15: P2, K2, Yo, K1, SSK, K8;
Row 16: P2, K1, Yo, K3, SSK, K7;
Row 17: P2, K3, Yo, K2,  SSK, K6;
Row 18: P2, K2, Yo, K4, SSK, K5;
Row 19: P2, K4, Yo, K3, SSK, K4;
Row 20: P2, K3, Yo, K5, SSK, K3;

Repeat the rows as many tymes as needed to reach the desired lenght of the blanket.

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