Baby Blanket Squared

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Baby Blanket Squared

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Easy and colorful baby blanket!

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The materials for this project cost $36.52

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Step 2:

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Contrast A

Simply Soft | White, 9701Edit Color
$8.58

Contrast B

Simply Soft | Sunshine, 9755Edit Color
$4.29

Contrast C

Simply Soft | Light Country Peach, 9737Edit Color
$4.29

Contrast D

Simply Soft | Soft Pink, 9719Edit Color
$4.29

Contrast E

Simply Soft | Orchid, 9717Edit Color
$4.29

Contrast F

Simply Soft | Soft Blue, 9712Edit Color
$4.29

Contrast G

Simply Soft | Soft Green, 9739Edit Color
$4.29

Aluminum Crochet Hook 6"

Size I9/5.5mm
$2.20

Materials not included in this kit:

Yarn needle.

The materials for this project cost $36.52

Abbreviations

Ch(s) = Chain(s)

Dc = double crochet

hdc = half double crochet

RS = right side

sc = single crochet

Sl st = Slip stitch

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

MATERIALS

Simply Soft (170 g/6. oz;288 m/315 yds)
Contrast A White (9701) 2
Contrast B Sunshine (9755) 1
Contrast C Light Country Peach (9737) 1
Contrast D Soft Pink (9719) 1
Contrast E Orchid (9717) 1
Contrast F Soft Blue (9712) 1
Contrast G Soft Green (9739) 1
Size 5.5 mm (U.S. I-9) or size needed to obtain gauge. Yarn needle.

GAUGE

Rnds 1–5 = 4"/10cm. Gauge is not critical for this project.

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE
1. Blanket is worked with RS facing throughout.
2. Two double crochet rounds are worked with a color, then one single crochet round is worked with white. This color pattern is repeated throughout.
 
BLANKET
With B, ch 4; join with sl st in first ch to form a ring.
Round 1 (RS): Ch 2 (counts as first dc here and throughout), 2 dc in ring, [ch 2, 3 dc in ring] 3 times; join with hdc in top of beginning ch-2 (joining hdc serves as a ch-2 sp)—12 dc (consisting of four 3-dc groups) and 4 ch-2 sps.
Round 2: Ch 2, 2 dc in first ch-2 sp (formed by joining hdc), [ch 1, (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next ch-2 sp (corner made)] 3 times, ch 1, 3 dc in first ch-2 sp again, ch 2; join with sl st in top of beginning ch-2—24 dc, and 8 ch-sps. Fasten off.
Round 3: With RS facing, join A with sl st in any corner ch-2 sp, ch 1, sc in same corner ch-2 sp, [ch 2, sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 2, (sc, ch 3, sc) in next corner ch-2 sp] 3 times, ch 2, sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 2, sc in first ch-2 sp again, ch 3; join with sl st in first sc—12 sc, and 12 ch-sps. Fasten off.
Round 4: With RS facing, join C with sl st in any corner ch-3 sp, ch 2, 2 dc in same corner ch-3 sp, [ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-2 sp] across to next corner ch-3 sp, *ch 1, (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next corner ch-3 sp, [ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-2 sp] across to next corner ch-3 sp; repeat from * around, 3 dc in first corner ch-3 sp again; join with ch 1, hdc in top of beginning ch-2 (joining ch 1 and hdc serves as a ch-3 sp)—48 dc, and 16 ch-sps.
Round 5: Ch 2, 2 dc in first ch-2 sp (formed by joining ch 1, hdc), *[ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 sp] across to next corner ch-2 sp, *ch 1, (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next corner ch-2 sp, [ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 sp] across to next corner; repeat from * around, 3 dc in first corner ch-2 sp again, ch 2; join with sl st in top of beginning ch-2—60 dc, and 20 ch-sps. Fasten off.
Round 6: With RS facing, join A with sl st in any corner ch-2 sp, ch 1, sc in same corner ch-2 sp, [ch 2, sc in next ch-1 sp] across to next corner ch-2 sp, *ch 2, (sc, ch 3, sc) in next corner ch-2 sp, [ch 2, sc in next ch-1 sp] across to next corner ch-2 sp; repeat from * around, ch 2, sc in first ch-2 sp again, ch 3; join with sl st in first sc—24 sc, and 24 ch-sps. Fasten off.
Rounds 7 and 8: With D, repeat Rounds 4 and 5—96 dc, and 32 ch-sps.
Round 9: With A, repeat Round 6—36 sc, and 36 ch-sps.
Rounds 10 and 11: With E, repeat Rounds 4 and 5—132 dc, and 44 ch-sps.
Round 12: With A, repeat Round 6—48 sc, and 48 ch-sps.
Rounds 13 and 14: With F, repeat Rounds 4 and 5—168 dc, and 56 ch-sps.
Round 15: With A, repeat Round 6—60 sc, and 60 ch-sps.
Rounds 16 and 17: With G, repeat Rounds 4 and 5—204 dc, and 68 ch-sps.
Round 18: With A, repeat Round 6—72 sc, and 72 ch-sps.
Rounds 19 and 20: With B, repeat Rounds 4 and 5—240 dc, and 80 ch-sps.
Round 21: With A, repeat Round 6—84 sc, and 84 ch-sps.
Rounds 22–39: Repeat Rounds 4–21.
Rounds 40–47: Repeat Rounds 4–11.
Round 48: With RS facing, join A with sl st in any corner ch-2 sp, ch 1, sc in same corner ch-2 sp, [ch 2, sc in next ch-1 sp] across to next corner ch-2 sp, *ch 2, (sc, ch 3, sc) in next corner ch-2 sp, [ch 2, sc in next ch-1 sp] across to next corner ch-2 sp; repeat from * around, ch 2, sc in first ch-2 sp again; join with ch 1, hdc in first sc. Fasten off.
Round 49: With A, repeat Round 4. Do not fasten off.
Round 50: With A, [ch 3, sl st in center dc of next 3-dc group, ch 3, sl st in next ch-1 sp] across to next corner ch-2 sp, ch 3, *(sl st, ch 3, sl st) in corner next ch-2 sp, [ch 3, sl st in center dc of next 3-dc group, ch 3, sl st in next ch-1 sp] across to next corner ch-2 sp, ch 3; repeat from * around; join with sl st in base of beginning ch-3. Fasten off.
 
FINISHING 
Using yarn needle, weave in all ends.