LW1336 Designed By: Unknown Skill Level: Intermediate
RED HEART® “Soft Baby”, Art. E705, (7 ounce solid/6 ounce multi-color and powder skeins): 10 Ounces No. 7881 Powder Blue CA, 6 ounces No. 7964 Naptime CB, and 7 ounces No. 7737 Powder Pink CC.Crochet Hook: 5mm [US H-8].
GAUGE: 17 sts = 4″; 12 rows = 4 1/2″ in pat. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.Gauge Swatch: Ch 35 and work in pat over 34 sts for 12 rows. Swatch should measure 8″ wide by 4 1/2″ long.
With CA, ch 154.
Row 1 (Right Side):
Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across; turn – 153 sc.
Ch 2, dc in next sc, [dc2tog] twice, * ch 1, [puff st in next sc, ch 1] 5 times, [dc2tog] 6 times; rep from * to last 6 sc, end at **; [dc2tog] 3 times; turn.
Ch 1, sc in first 3 sts, * sc in next ch-1 sp, [sc in next puff st, sc in next sp] 5 times **, sc in next 6 sts; rep from * to last 3 sts, end at **; sc in last 3 sts changing to CB in last dc; turn. Cut CA.
With CB, ch 3, skip first 2 sc, [dc in next sc, skip next sc] twice, * ch 1, [dc in next sc, ch 1] 5 times **, [dc in next sc, skip next sc] 6 times; rep from * to last 6 sts, end at **; [skip next sc, dc in next sc] 3 times; turn.
Ch 1, sc in each dc and ch-1 sp across; dc in top of ch-3 changing to CC. Cut CB.
Rows 6 and 7:
With CC, rep Rows 2 and 3.
Rep Rows 2-7 until approximately 40” from beg, end by working last 2 rows with CA.
Ch 1, with right side facing, work 1 rnd sc evenly around entire blanket, working 3 sc in each corner; join with a sl st to first sc.
Ch 3, skip next sc, * sl st in next sc, ch 3, skip next sc; rep from * around, adjusting at corners and end of rnd as necessary; join. Fasten off.Weave in ends.
beg= begin(ning);CA, CB, CC=Color A, Color B, Color C;