Free Scalloped Baby Blanket Free Crochet Pattern from www.RedHeart.com

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From www.RedHeart.com

Scalloped Baby Blanket Free Crochet Pattern

Pattern #: LW5407
Designed By: Melody Rogers

Skill Level: Intermediate

The stitch pattern in this crochet blanket keeps things interesting for you and creates a pretty project that easily doubles as a play mat for baby.

Materials:
RED HEART® Soft Essentials™: 6 balls of 7508 Turquoise
Susan Bates® Crochet Hook: 6.5mm [US K-10.5]
Yarn needle

Gauge/Tension:     4 rounds in double crochet = 4” (10cm). CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

Blanket measures 40” [101.5 cm] in diameter.

Special Stitch
Dc2tog (double crochet 2 together): *Yo, insert hook into next stitch indicated and pull up a loop, yo and draw through 2 loops on hook; repeat from * once more in next stitch indicated, yo and draw through all 3 loops on hook- 1 st decrease.
Dc3tog (double crochet 3 together): *Yo, insert hook into next stitch indicated and pull up a loop, yo and draw through 2 loops on hook; repeat from * twice more in next stitch indicated, yo and draw through all 4 loops on hook- 2 sts decrease.
tch= turning chain

BLANKET
Make an adjustable loop Round 1 (right side): Ch 3 (counts as dc throughout), 11 dc in loop, slip stitch to the top of beginning ch. Pull loop
closed. Do not turn- 12 dc.
Round 2: Ch 3, dc in same st, 2 dc in ea dc around, slip stitch to top of tch. Do not turn-24 dc.
Round 3: Ch 3, dc in same st, dc in next dc, *2 dc in next dc, dc in next dc; repeat from * around, slip stitch to top of tch. Do not turn-36 dc.
Round 4: Ch 3, dc in same st, dc in next 2 dc, *2 dc in next dc, dc in next 2 dc; repeat from * around, slip stitch to top of tch. Do not turn-48 dc.
Round 5: Ch 3, dc in same st, dc in next 3 dc, *2 dc in next dc, dc in next 3 dc; repeat from * around, slip stitch to top of tch. Do not turn-60 dc.
Round 6: Ch 3, dc in same st, dc in next 4 dc, *2 dc in next dc, dc in next 4 dc; repeat from * around, slip stitch to top of tch. Do not turn-72 dc.
Round 7: Ch 3, dc in same st, dc in next 5 dc, *2 dc in next dc, dc in next 5 dc; repeat from * around, slip stitch to top of tch. Do not turn-84 dc.
Round 8: Ch 3, dc in same st, dc in next 6 dc, *2 dc in next dc, dc in next 6 dc; repeat from * around, slip stitch to top of tch. Do not turn-96 dc.
Round 9: Ch 3, dc in same st, dc in next 7 dc, *2 dc in next dc, dc in next 7 dc; repeat from * around, slip stitch to top of tch. Do not turn-108 dc.
Round 10: Ch 2 (does not count as st throughout), dc in next dc, *dc in next 2 dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 2 dc, ch 3, skip 2 dc**, dc2tog over next 2 dc; repeat from * around ending at **, slip stitch to first dc. Do not turn-84 dc + 12 ch-3 spaces.
Round 11: Ch 2, dc in next dc, *dc in next 2 dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 2 dc, 3 dc in ch-3 space, dc in next 4 dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 2 dc, dc in ch-3 space, ch 3**, dc2tog over next 2 dc; repeat from * around ending at **, slip stitch to first dc. Do not turn-114 dc + 6 ch-3 spaces.
Round 12: Ch 2, dc in next dc, *dc in next 3 dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 3 dc, ch 3, sk 2 dc, dc2tog over next 2 dc, dc in next 3 dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 2 dc, dc in ch-3 space, ch 3**, dc2tog over next 2 dc; repeat from * around ending at **, slip stitch to first dc.
Do not turn-108 dc + 12 ch-3 spaces.
Round 13: Ch 2, dc in next dc, *dc in next 3 dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 3 dc, 3 dc in ch-3 space, dc in next 5 dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 3 dc, dc in ch-3 space, ch 3**, dc2tog over next 2 dc; repeat from * around ending at **, slip stitch to first dc. Do not turn-138 dc + 6 ch-3 spaces.
Round 14: Ch 2, dc in next dc, *dc in next 4 dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 4 dc, ch 3, sk 2 dc, dc2tog over next 2 dc, dc in next 4 dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 3 dc, dc in ch-3 space, ch 3**, dc2tog over next 2 dc; repeat from * around ending at **, slip stitch to first dc.
Do not turn-132 dc + 12 ch-3 spaces.
Round 15: Ch 2, dc in next dc, *dc in next 4 dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 4 dc, 3 dc in ch-3 space, dc in next 6 dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 4 dc, dc in ch-3 space, ch 3**, dc2tog over next 2 dc; repeat from * around ending at **, slip stitch to first dc. Do not turn-162 dc + 6 ch-3 spaces.
Round 16: Ch 2, dc in next dc, *dc in next 8 dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 7 dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 8 dc, dc in ch-3 space, ch 3**, dc2tog over next 2 dc; repeat from * around ending at **, slip stitch to first dc. Do not turn-174 dc + 6 ch-3 spaces.
Round 17: Ch 2, dc in next dc, *dc in next 8 dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 9 dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 8 dc, dc in ch-3 space, ch 3**, dc2tog over next 2 dc; repeat from * around ending at **, slip stitch to first dc. Do not turn-186 dc + 6 ch-3 spaces.
Round 18: Ch 2, dc in next dc, dc2tog over next 2 dc, *dc in next 23 dc, [dc2tog over next 2 dc] twice, ch 3, 3 dc in ch-3 space, ch 3**, [dc2tog over next 2 dc] twice; repeat from * around ending at **, slip stitch to first dc. Do not turn-180 dc + 12 ch-3 spaces.
Round 19: Ch 2, dc in next dc, *dc in next 23 dc, dc2tog over next 2 dc, ch 3, skip ch-3 space, dc in next dc, 3 dc in next dc, dc in next dc, ch 3, skip ch-3 space**, dc2tog over next 2 dc; repeat from * around ending at **, slip stitch to first dc. Do not turn-180 dc + 12 ch-3 spaces.
Round 20: Ch 2, dc in next dc, *dc in next 21 dc, dc2tog over next 2 dc, ch 3, skip ch-3 space, 2 dc in next 2 dc, dc in next dc, 2 dc in next 2 dc, ch 3, skip ch-3 space**, dc2tog over next 2 dc; repeat from * around ending at **, slip stitch to first dc. Do not turn-192 dc + 12 ch-3 spaces.
Round 21: Ch 2, dc in next dc, *dc in next 19 dc, dc2tog over next 2 dc, ch 3, skip ch-3 space, [dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc] 4 times, dc in next dc, ch 3, skip ch-3 space**, dc2tog over next 2 dc; repeat from * around ending at **, slip stitch to first dc. Do not turn-204 dc + 12 ch-3 spaces.
Round 22: Ch 2, dc in next dc, *dc in next 17 dc, dc2tog over next 2 dc, ch 3, skip ch-3 space, dc in next 2 dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 3 dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 2 dc, ch 3, skip ch-3 space**, dc2tog over next 2 dc; repeat from * around ending at **, slip stitch to first dc. Do not turn-216 dc + 12 ch-3 spaces.
Round 23: Ch 2, dc in next dc, *dc in next 15 dc, dc2tog over next 2 dc, ch 3, skip ch-3 space, dc in next 4 dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 2 dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 2 dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 4 dc, ch 3, skip ch-3 space**, dc2tog over next 2 dc; repeat from * around ending at **, slip stitch to first dc. Do not turn-228 dc + 12 ch-3 spaces.
Round 24: Ch 2, dc in next dc, *dc in next 13 dc, dc2tog over next 2 dc, ch 3, skip ch-3 space, [dc in next 3 dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 4 dc, 2 dc in next dc] twice, dc in next 3 dc, ch 3, skip ch-3 space**, dc2tog over next 2 dc; repeat from * around ending at **, slip stitch to first dc. Do not turn-240 dc + 12 ch-3 spaces.
Round 25: Ch 2, dc in next dc, *dc in next 11 dc, dc2tog over next 2 dc, ch 3, skip ch-3 space, [dc in next 5 dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 3 dc, 2 dc in next dc] twice, dc in next 5 dc, ch 3, skip ch-3 space**, dc2tog over next 2 dc; repeat from * around ending at **, slip stitch to first dc. Do not turn-252 dc + 12 ch-3 spaces.
Round 26: Ch 2, dc in next dc, *dc in next 9 dc, dc2tog over next 2 dc, ch 3, skip ch-3 space, dc in next 9 dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 3 dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 3 dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 9 dc, ch 3, skip ch-3 space**, dc2tog over next 2 dc; repeat from * around ending at **, slip stitch to first dc. Do not turn-264 dc + 12 ch-3 spaces.
Round 27: Ch 2, dc in next dc, *dc in next 7 dc, dc2tog over next 2 dc, ch 3, skip ch-3 space, dc in next 6 dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 5 dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 7 dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 5 dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 6 dc, ch 3, skip ch-3 space**, dc2tog over next 2 dc; repeat from * around ending at **, slip stitch to first dc. Do not turn- 276 dc + 12 ch-3 spaces.
Round 28: Ch 2, dc in next dc, *dc in next 5 dc, dc2tog over next 2 dc, ch 3, skip ch-3 space, dc in next 11 dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 5 dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 5 dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 11 dc, ch 3, skip ch-3 space**, dc2tog over next 2 dc; repeat from * around ending at **, slip stitch to first dc. Do not turn-288 dc + 12 ch-3 spaces.
Round 29: Ch 2, dc in next dc, *dc in next 3 dc, dc2tog over next 2 dc, ch 3, skip ch-3 space, dc in next 9 dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 7 dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 5 dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 7 dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 9 dc, ch 3, skip ch-3 space**, dc2tog over next 2 dc; repeat from * around ending at **, slip stitch to first dc. Do not turn- 300 dc + 12 ch-3 spaces.
Round 30: Ch 2, dc in next dc, *dc in next dc, dc2tog over next 2 dc, ch 3, skip ch-3 space, dc in next 14 dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 5 dc, 2  dc in next dc, dc in next 3 dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 5 dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 14 dc, ch 3, skip ch-3 space**, dc2tog over next 2 dc; repeat from * around ending at **, slip stitch to first dc. Do not turn- 312 dc + 12 ch-3 spaces.
Round 31: Ch 2, dc2tog in over next 2 dc, *ch 3, skip ch-3 space, dc in next 12 dc, [2 dc in next dc, dc in next 7 dc] 3 times, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 12 dc, ch 3, skip ch-3 space**, dc3tog over next 3 dc; repeat from * around ending at **, slip stitch to top of dc2tog. Do not turn-324 dc + 12 ch-3 spaces.
Round 32: Slip stitch in next 3 ch, slip stitch in first dc, ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in next 12 dc, *2 dc in next dc, dc in next 8 dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 7 dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 8 dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 13 dc, ch 4, skip chspaces, skip dc3tog**, dc in next 13 dc; repeat from * around ending at **, slip stitch to top of beginning ch. Do not turn-342 dc + 6 ch-4 spaces.
Round 33: Slip stitch in next dc, *[skip next dc, 5 dc in next dc (counts as scallop), skip next dc, slip stitch in next 2 dc] repeat across to ch-4 space, (slip stitch, 5 dc, slip stitch) in ch-4 space**, slip stitch in next 2 dc; repeat from * around ending at **, slip stitch to first slip stitch, fasten off- 72 scallops.

FINISHING
Weave in all ends. Lay blanket in a cool water bath, gently remove excess water (do not wring), lay flat and pin to finished size. Allow to dry.

ABBREVIATIONS
ch = chain;
dc = double crochet;
st(s) = stitch(es);
( ) = work directions in parentheses in same st;
[ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified;
* = repeat whatever follows the * as indicated.

 

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