Thursday, February 18, 2021

Knitting is a labor of love. I enjoy knitting so much. It has so many calms me, makes me feel productive, and feels so great to be creative. But some projects can take FOREVVVER! When I first learned how to knit, I wanted to make anything and everything. I just moved to a new state and I thought I found a friend that I was going to be super close with. She was having a baby and so I went searching for a blanket pattern. I chose this cute blanket and used the pound of love yarn so it wasn't too expensive. But man, it took me weeks to make and probably 20+ hours of straight knitting. I was so excited to give it to her. When I did, she was just like, "Oh, thanks" Whaaaat? ummm excuse me?! Do you not know how much time it took me to make that for you?!!! (I know, this sounds very selfish) I don't think I ever saw her after that, and I have no idea if she ever used it. Some people think handmade things are cheesy or not as good as store-bought. This was very upsetting to me. I really hope that she appreciated it, but I never heard from her or anything so you just never know. After that, I have become very particular with who I make knits for. It's not only just the time you put in, but the thought. I am constantly thinking about the person I am knitting for, what they'll do with it, if it'll end up being an heirloom, the joy it'll bring to them, etc.

So long story short, when my brother and sister in law asked if I could make them a blanket for their children to be blessed in, I knew my time and energy would be meaningful to them and it made the experience of knitting this blanket for them even more enjoyable and special. 

I showed my sister in law lots of different stitches that she could choose from and the seed stitch immediately caught her eye! She wanted a stitch that was dainty so that meant not my usual love for chunky yarn and big needles either. But I think it turned out perfect! I went to Jo Ann and literally felt every size 3-4 size yarn to find the softest one. There was one clear winner and has the perfect name....Feels Like Butta! It was my first time knitting with this yarn and I am very happy with it. 

*I only used one skein of the bonus bundle yarn. If you're using the regular sized skeins, you will need at least 3.

This blanket can easily be made for a larger size. Just add some more stitches!

Download the FREE .PDF Pattern on Ravelry. 

Click here for the Video Tutorial

SKILL LEVEL - Beginner

SIZE - 26 x 26” (optional: add more sts. to make a bigger blanket)


-Size 4 worsted weight yarn (Lion Brand - Feels Like Butta) approx. 500 yds.

-Size US 9 (5.5mm) 22” circular needles (Click here for my needle set I used)

-Tapestry Needle


9 sts x 11 rows = 2 x 2” in Seed Stitch using Size US 9(5.5mm) Needles


This blanket is knitted flat. Knit the seed stitch pattern which is the same for every row. 


BO - Bind Off P1 - Purl One

CO - Cast On         ST - Stitch

K1 - Knit One STS - Stitches


CO 109 sts.

For all rows: *K1, P1* to last st. K1.

BO until piece measures 26” (I knitted for 201 rows)

I love to see your finished projects! Please share on Instagram so we can all be inspired by your talent! #iKNITS #reeseblanket 

This pattern is by Christine Rosen of iKNITS. You may sell products made from this pattern by clearly crediting the design to me with a link to my site: or IG: @theiknits 

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  1. Nice pattern. I think I am going to try and make it for a great great niece or nephew due in May. I like the recommended yarn. Thank you.



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