6" KNITTED UMC BLANKET SQUARES Copyright Beverly A. Qualheim - 2014, 2016 - All Rights Reserved 25 ~ 6" squares are needed for each 30" blanket 5 sq X 5 sq to include withour UMC MINI-KITS Size 8 US (5 mm) knitting needles Scraps of 4 ply soft, worsted weight (10 ply in
Europe) - in pastels or cheerful, bright colors please! INo matter how many squares you can make and send, we will combine them with others and make some beautiful blankets! Gauge: 4 sts = 1" 8 rows = 1"
Cast on 24 stitches (knit 2 rows and then measure to see if this is 6"
across - if not, add to, or reduce number of stitches) Rows 1- 48: Knit each row until square is 6". (24 ridges) Bind off and leave a 18" tail for us to sew them together.
squares will be made into warm
30" stretchy blankets for babies born at UMC hospital in Vegas. Many
babies born there do not have even a blanket, so we are making these as
a gift of love to each of them from those of us with willing hearts and
hands to help. Thank you!
6" Crocheted UMC Square Copyright Beverly A. Qualheim - 2014, 2016 - All Rights Reserved Several yards of baby yarn (PLEASE use baby yarn or #3 yarn so that squares are not too thick.) Size G (4 mm) crochet hook
Ch 22 Row1: Sc in 2nd chain from hook and in each chain across; ch 1 and turn. (21 sts) Rows 2 - 24: Sc in 2nd sc from hook and in each sc across row; ch 1 and turn. (21 sts) At end on row 24, don't ch 1 and turn, instead cut an 18" length of yarn for sewing squares together.
Make 25 squares to create one blanket 5 sq X 5 sq
Send finished squares to: Bev Qualheim (Crafting Angels) PO Box 427 Logandale, NV 89021-0427
Please include your email address so I can let you know when your squares arruve! THANKS!