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Baby Blanket

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Soft, cuddly cotton blanket, perfect for a baby or toddler. An excellent gift that will be appreciated forever. Approx. 40 x 46 ins [101.5 x 117 cm]. Crochet in Lily Sugar ’n Cream on size 5 mm (U.S. H or 8) hook.

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Aluminum Crochet Hook 6"

Size H8/5mm
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Size 5.00 mm (U.S. H or 8) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge.

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Abbreviations

3-Needle BO = (optional) (joining 2 pieces together as you bind off): Place the stitches of the pieces to be joined on separate needles (or each end of a circular needle), held one behind the other in left-hand, with right sides facing each other; with a third needle (the same size or 1 size larger than used for knitting the pieces), [k2tog (1 stitch from the front needle together with 1 stitch from the back needle)] twice, *pass first stitch on right-hand needle over last stitch in the usual manner, k2tog (1 stitch from the front needle together with 1 stitch from the back needle); repeat from * until all stitches have been bound off

Ch(s) = Chain(s)

Dc = double crochet

sc = single crochet

sp(s) = space(s)

st(s) = stitch(es)

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

MATERIALS

Solids
Lily Sugar 'n Cream
Main Color (MC) () 7
Contrast A () 7
Size 5.00 mm (U.S. H or 8) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge.
Ombres
Lily Sugar 'n Cream
Main Color (MC) () 8
Contrast A () 8
Size 5.00 mm (U.S. H or 8) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge.

GAUGE

16 sts and 8 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in pat.

INSTRUCTIONS

Strip I (make 2).
With MC, ch 39.
1st row: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch to end of ch. 38 sts. Ch 3. Turn.
2nd row: Miss first 3 sts. 1 dc in next st. Ch 1. 1 dc in 2nd of first 3 missed sts. *Miss next 2 sts. 1 dc in next st. Ch 1. 1 dc in first of 2 missed sts. Rep from * to last st. 1 dc in last st. Ch 1. Turn.
3rd row: 1 sc in each st or ch 1 sp to end of row. Ch 3. Turn.
Rep last 2 rows for pat.
Work a further 17 rows in pat, ending last row with join A. Ch 1. Turn.
**With A, work 20 rows in pat ending last row with join MC. Ch 1. Turn.
With MC, work 20 rows in pat ending last row with join A. Ch 1. Turn.**
Rep from ** to ** once more, omitting turning ch at end of last row. Fasten off.

Strip II (make 2).
Work as given for Strip I, substituting A for MC and MC for A.

Sew strips tog alternating Strip I with Strip II.

Edging: 1st rnd: With RS facing, join MC to top right corner. Ch 1. 3 sc in same sp. Work 1 row of sc evenly around Afghan, working 3 sc in corners. Join with ss to first sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 3. Miss first sc (where last ss was worked). 5 dc in next corner st. *Miss next 2 sts. 1 sc in next st. Miss next 2 sts. 5 dc in next st. Rep from * around. Join with ss to top of ch 3. Fasten off.