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pursesbybarb4u 05-07-2013 06:57 PM

Fabric squares joined by knitting
 
I saw an idea on a tv program for a baby blanket that used 4 x 4 squares of fabric with a blanket stitch around each square and then the squares are crocheted together. I love the idea, but I would prefer to knit the squares together instead. I would use 2 squares wrong sides of fabric together which makes each square double-sided, holes punched in all around, then do a blanket stitch to have the spaces in which to knit the first row of stitches. But I am wondering what kind of a knit stitch I could use to make 3 or 4 rows of a knittied border around each square, then join the knitted "border" of the squares together somehow. Any ideas or do you know of a pattern?

fatoldladyinpjs 05-07-2013 08:20 PM

I would do a log cabin edging on it. Look at the outside edge of these designs to see how these are done. These would be joined with a whip stitch on the back side of the blanket to make the joins invisible and make the log cabin edging stand out. You would lay the squares out flat on a table right sides down and stitch through the back loops.

http://verypink.com/2012/02/15/log-cabin-scrap-blanket/

pursesbybarb4u 05-08-2013 11:59 AM

Fabric squares knitted together
 
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Originally Posted by fatoldladyinpjs (Post 1376675)
I would do a log cabin edging on it. Look at the outside edge of these designs to see how these are done. These would be joined with a whip stitch on the back side of the blanket to make the joins invisible and make the log cabin edging stand out. You would lay the squares out flat on a table right sides down and stitch through the back loops.

http://verypink.com/2012/02/15/log-cabin-scrap-blanket/

Thanks for the idea. I didn't think about doing a log cabin style. Whenever I do a fabric quilt, I almost always put them together in the log cabin design. I will consider this as soon as I prepare my squares of fabric. Thanks again.


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