Nicu baby blankets

I made this for QCCH neonatal unit

Created by: Emma K

  • Project Details


    I make blankets and hats for my husbands neonatal unit. They are always looking for donations so it's the least I can do with some free time on a weekend.

    Blue and black ribbed blanket (folded into 3 for the photo): 3x3 rib over 81sts on 8mm needles - total size 27.5 x 16 inches

    Pink and purple stripes: diagonal increases to 140sts (20 lines per colour), 5.5mm needles - total size 25 x 25 inches

    Horizontal stripes: 4mm needles over 150 sts. 21 rows of pink; 40 rows green; 18 rows purple; 48 rows red; 30 rows grey; 61 rows blue - total size 31 x 24 inches

    Stripy: 5.5mm needles to 120sts on the diagonal - total size 23 x 23 inches

    Purple Cables: 4mm needles, 168 sts - total size 19.5 x 26 inches

    Needles & Hooks

    • Single Point 4.00mm (US 6) 35cm
    • Single Point 5.50mm (US 9) 35cm
    • Single Point 8.00mm (US 11) 35cm


    craft-knitting Knitting

    Skill Level

    difficulty Beginner


    project-state In progress
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