The Lemon Peel Stitch is very simple and pretty stitch. It is perfect for a baby blanket, especially a NICU or premie, because it does not have many holes. It works up quickly, but I would suggest adding a nice border for a blanket or shawl. If done with cotton yarn it would make a great wash cloth or dish rag.
Chain an even number of stitches that is the desired length of the finished piece.
Row 1: SC in 2nd chain form hook, DC in the next chain, SC in next, DC in next. Continue until the end. You should end with a SC. Chain 1 and turn.
Row 2: SC in the first stitch, DC in the next stitch. SC in next, DC in next. Continue until the end. Chain 1 and turn.
Continue with Row 2 until the desired size is reached.
See, super simple and works up so nicely. I have a couple of pictures of the stitch in progress below, in case you need it. And of course, if you have any questions, feel free to reach out.
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