Nap Companion Baby Blanket [FREE Knitting Pattern]

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Give your little one a comfy nap with this lovely Nap Companion Baby Blanket. This is also a perfect gift for baby showers or birthdays. The blanket is made from soft and cozy materials that will help your little one feel safe and secure throughout the night.

You can get the pattern for this adorable blanket from the Garn Studio website.

Nap Companion Baby Blanket – An Adorable Blanket

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This free knitting pattern is ideal for Level 4 - Intermediate Level Knitters

From the talented designers of the Garn Studio design team. The piece is worked in garter stitch, from corner to corner.

In fact, this knit piece is perfect for our intermediate skilled knitters to work on.

Moreover, this project is available in a single size. Once finished, the measurements should be 19 3/4 x19 3/4 x 23 5/8 x23 5/8 x 27 1/2 x27 1/2 inches. That’s 50×50 – 60×60 – 70×70 cm if you prefer to use the metric system.

To make this pattern you will need the DROPS Big MerinoYarn. It is a gorgeous and remarkably soft worsted-weight yarn made from 100% Wool fibers. It’s the ideal yarn for Garments, Accessories, and home projects.

Furthermore, you will need a US size 8 Circular knitting needle. That’s about 5 mm if you prefer to use the metric system.


You will be slipping stitches when working on this pattern. To slip a stitch means to pass the stitch from one needle to another without working it.

If you like to learn how to do the sl or slip stitches, you can check out our fully illustrated tutorial for this technique here: Slipping Stitches Knitwise or Purlwise.

You will be using the k2tog knitting decrease when you make this project. The k2tog or knit two together is a basic right slanting decrease that is quite common throughout knitting patterns.

If you’re not familiar with the k2tog decrease, we have an illustrated, step-by-step tutorial for it that you’ll surely find helpful. You can find this tutorial here: Learn How to Make a Basic Right-Slanting Decrease (K2tog).

Download Pattern

You can download the FREE knitting pattern for this piece here: Nap Companion Blanket Pattern

In addition, you can purchase the recommended yarn through this link here: DROPS Big Merino Yarn

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