Free Crochet Contented Baby Blankie Pattern from RedHeart.com

 

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From RedHeart.com

Contented Baby Blankie

LW1601
Designed By: Joyce Nordstrom
Skill Level: Beginner


RED HEART® “Baby Clouds™”: 3 Skeins No. 9311 Cloud MC, 2 skeins No. 9010 Pastel Multi CC [available in solid colors – 6 oz (170 g), 140 yd (128 m); multi colors – 4.5 oz (127 g), 105 yd (96 m)].Crochet Hook: 10mm [US N-15].
Yarn needle.

Blankie measures approximately 42″ wide x 40″ long.

GAUGE: 8 sts = 5″; 6 rows =5″ in pattern. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge

 

BLANKET:
With MC, ch 62.
Row 1 (Right Side): Hdc in 3rd ch from hook, [skip next ch, 2 hdc in next ch] 28 times, skip next ch, hdc in last 2 ch; turn – 60 sts and 28 groups.
Row 2: Ch 2, skip first hdc, hdc in next hdc, * group over group; rep from * to last 3 sts; skip hdc of last group in the row below, hdc in next hdc, hdc in top of beg ch changing to CC; turn.
Row 3: With CC, ch 2, skip first 2 hdc, group between first 2 hdc and first group of the row below, * group between groups; rep from * to last 2 sts; skip next hdc, hdc in top of ch-2 changing to MC– 29 groups.
Row 4: With MC, ch 2, * group over group; rep from * to last 2 sts; skip hdc of last group in the row below, hdc in top of ch-2; turn.
Row 5: Rep Row 4 changing to CC in last st.
Row 6: With CC, ch 2, hdc in the space between the first hdc and the first group of the row below, * group between groups; rep from * to last 3 sts; skip last group, hdc between last group and last st, hdc in top of ch-2 changing to MC; turn – 28 groups.
Row 7: With MC, ch 2, skip first hdc, hdc in next hdc, * group over group; rep from * to last 3 sts; skip hdc of last group, hdc in next hdc, hdc in top of ch-2; turn.
Rep Rows 2-7 for pattern until approximately 36” from beg,
end by working 2 rows with MC. Fasten off CC.
EDGING
Rnd 1: With right side facing, join MC in any st; ch 1, work sc evenly around all 4 sides, working 3 sc in each corner; join with a sl st in first sc; turn.
Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in each sc around and 3 sc in corner sc; join; turn.
Rnd 3: Ch 1, * sc in sc, (ch 1, hdc, ch 1, sl st) all in next sc; rep from * around adjusting as necessary around corners and at end of rnd; join. Fasten off. Weave in ends.
ABBREVIATIONS:
beg= beginning; CC= contrast color; ch= chain;
hdc= half double crochet; MC= main color; mm= millimeters;
rep= repeat; rnd= round; sl= slip; sp(s)= space(s); st(s)= stitch(es);
[ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified;
*= repeat whatever follows the * as indicated.

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