Combine this simple stitch pattern with a solid yarn for an heirloom-quality baby blanket. Or, create something whimsical using stripes or a multicolor yarn.
The size is adjustable. Photographed sample measures approximately 32” (81.5 cm) square.
Basic crochet stitches: chain, double crochet, single crochet, slip stitch
Crocheting flat in rows (for blanketd), crocheting in the round (for edging and border)
Special stitch: dec (with written explanation in pattern)
Exact gauge is not critical for this project. Choose a hook that is recommended for the yarn you select.
Cascade 220 Superwash yarn (100% acrylic, 4.5 oz/128 g/268 yd/245 m) – 6 skeins in 1915 Banana Cream, or approximately 1,315 yd (1,202.5 m) in any light medium weight yarn.
US Size H-8/5 mm crochet hook, or size needed to obtain gauge.
4 locking stitch markers.
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