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Free Crochet Pattern

Pastel Baby Blanket


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Abbreviations

WS.       Wrong Side

RS.        Right Side

dc.         Double Crochet

tr.           Treble Crochet

htr.         Half Treble Crochet

rpt.         Repeat

ss.          Slip Stitch


Group. (1dc, htr, 1tr) into same space


Base of ch. Work into first stitch


3ch counts as first tr

                                                             

Finished size approx:-  42 Inches x 42 Inches


Materials

290 grams of Bernat Softee baby in antique white (30008)

290 grams of Bernat Softee baby in prettiest pink (30205)

260 grams of Bernat Softee baby in soft lilac (30185)

6.00mm, 5.00mm & 5.50mm Crochet Hooks


TENSION - 3 groups and 6 pattern rows measure approx 2 Inches square


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With 6.00mm hook and pink colour yarn, make 176ch, change to 5.00mm hook, work 1dc into 2nd ch from hook, 1dc into each ch to end. Turn. (175dc)


Next Row - 1ch, (1htr, 1tr) into base of 1ch, * miss 2dc, (1dc, 1htr, 1tr) into next dc, * rpt from * to * to last 3dc, miss 2dc, 1dc into last dc. Turn.


Pattern Row - 1ch, (1htr, 1tr) into base of 1ch, * miss 1tr and 1htr, work (1dc, 1htr, 1tr) into next dc, * rpt from * to * to end, work 1dc into 1ch. Turn. Rpt last row once. Turn. Fasten off. (58 Groups)


Repeat Pattern Row in colour sequence as follows:-


# 3 rows in antique white. Fasten off.

3 rows in lilac. Fasten off

3 rows in pink. Fasten off #


Rpt from # to # 14 more times or until 138 Pattern Rows have been worked in all. Fasten off.


Edging - With RS facing, using 5.50mm hook, rejoin pink coloured yarn to side of blanket (by starting ch), work 1dc into each row end up first side of blanket to corner, 3dc into corner, 1dc into each stitch across top of blanket to next corner, 3dc into corner, again working into row ends, work 1dc into each row end down second side of blanket to end, ss to first dc. Turn.


Next Row - 1ch, 2dc into base of 1ch, 1dc into each dc up first side, 3dc into corner, 1dc into each dc across top of blanket to corner, 3dc into corner, 1dc into each dc to corner, 3dc into corner, working across bottom of blanket into cast on chains, work 1dc into each ch across to next corner, 1dc into base of 1ch, ss to first dc. Fasten off. Turn.


Next Row - Join in antique white colour yarn, work 1ch, 2dc into base of 1ch, 1dc into each dc around all four sides of blanket to end, working 3dc into

corners, 1dc into base of 1ch, ss to first dc. Turn. Rpt last row once. Turn.


Patterned Edge - 1ch, (2dc, 2ch, 2dc) into base of 1ch, * miss 2dc, (2dc, 2ch, 2dc) into next dc, * rpt from * to * to end ss to first dc. Fasten off.


Finishing - Sew in and tie off all loose ends of yarn.


Hope you enjoy this free crochet pattern for a baby afghan blanket.

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