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Baby Blanket

Free car seat knitting pattern

Free baby blanket knitting pattern

SSCB car seat blankets in 2 sizes, knitted in garter and Andalusian stitches.

Knitted baby blankets

Car Seat Blanket

Babies under the age of 12 months travel in rear facing car seats. These little cosy blankets will be offered to babies on discharge from The Simpson Neonatal Unit.


Please use new yarn.

While we appreciate that knitters have different abilities and as these are gifts for babies and families who have gone through so much, we would appreciate a high quality of knitting

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Where to donate your knitted blanket

Please ONLY donate if you have used our free knitting patterns and adhere to our requirements. Please enclose with your package your name, email address and/or home address with the quantity made. This will allow us to contact you with our thanks:


Simpsons Special Care Babies

PO Box 12258

North West DO

Comely Bank Road



Thank You

Knitted blankets for babies

Making your baby blanket

To make you will need:



Double knitting yarn in pastel shades - preferably man made

4mm needles

What to do:


Small size


Cast on 79 sts

Work 6 rows in garter stitch. For the best edge result, always slip the 1st stitch of each row.

Repeated Andalusian pattern over 4 rows


1st row. Slip 1 st, K

2nd row. Slip 1 st, K 4, purl to last 5 sts, K 5

3rd row. Slip1 st, K

4th row. Slip 1 st, K 4, *p1, k1 Repeat from *, to last 5 sts, K 5


Repeat these 4 rows until work measures 17” (44cm)


Knit 6 rows in garter stitch and cast off.



Medium size


Cast on 91 sts and work as small size until blanket measures 22” (56cm)

Knit 6 rows in garter stitch and cast off.

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