Stitch On Sunday Blanket – Week Thirty-Five

Stitch On Sunday Blanket Week Thirty-Five

Hello lovely!

Welcome to the Stitch on Sunday Blanket week 35!

If you don’t know what I’m talking about you can head here for the full explanation and start with week one.

Week 35’s square is Old Danube Lace and it’s a very pretty interlacing pattern that I’ve used for a previous baby bonnet design, my Ophelia Bonnet.

The YouTube video for the swatch is now online so you can see exactly how to knit a full repeat, and there is also a video to teach you how to connect your knitting to the previous square as you work.

I send a weekly email to my mailing list, so if you would like an email once a week to remind you to work on your blanket, you can sign up here.

Please note, since the blanket squares started in January 2021, the emails you receive will start from week one. So you may see what is ahead long before you receive them. They will arrive weekly from the first Sunday after you sign up.


For the entire blanket, I will be using James C Brett DK with Merino since I have lots leftover from when I was selling baby knits. It’s a warm and soft yarn which is machine washable and, frankly, I won’t use it for much else now.

I’m also using 3.5mm (US 4) needles as I like the tight-knit look that this gives the James C Brett.

Please feel free to use whichever weight, type, and style yarn you prefer. There are no rules on this blanket. I am really looking forward to seeing all the wonderful versions you create. The only reason I am telling you the yarn and needles I’m using is in case you do want it exactly like mine.



  • k – knit
  • p – purl
  • yo – yarn over
  • ssk – slip the next stitch knitwise, the following stitch purlwise, place back onto the LH needle, and knit them together through the back loop
  • k2tog – knit two stitches together
  • ( ) – work the instructions inside the parentheses the number of times stated immediately afterward
  • RH – right hand
  • LH – left hand
  • st(s) – stitch(es)
  • rep – repeat


Cast on 49sts (50 sts if joining as you go)
or a multiple of 8 sts, plus 1 st

Row 1: *p2, k2tog, yo, p1, yo, ssk, p1; rep from * to last st, p1
Row 2: k1, *(k1, p2) twice, k2; rep from * to end
Row 3: *p1, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk; rep from * to last st, p1
Row 4: k1, *p7, k1; rep from * to end
Row 5: p1, *k7, p1; rep from * to end
Row 6: work as for row 4
Row 7: *p1, k1, k2tog, yo, p1, yo, ssk, k1; rep from * to last st, p1
Row 8: k1, *p2, k3, p2, k1; rep from * to end
Row 9: *p1, yo, ssk, p3, k2tog, yo; rep from * to last st, p1
Row 10: p1, *p2, k3, p3; rep from * to end
Row 11: *k2, yo, ssk, p1, k2tog, yo, k1; rep from * to last st, k1
Row 12: *p4, k1, p3, rep from * to last st, p1
Row 13: *k4, p1, k3; rep from * to last st, k1
Row 14: work as for row 12
Row 15: *p1, yo, ssk, k1, p1, k1, k2tog, yo; rep from * to last st, p1
Row 16: work as for row 2

Rep rows 1-16 three times, then 1-8.
Cast off

See you next week for week 36.

Happy Knitting!

Kelly x

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