Checkered Blanket

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Checkered Blanket

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Checks and solid blocks alternate in this visually simulating and cute blankie. Shown in Bernat Softee Baby.

Single Size
Approx 33 x 41 ins [84 x 104 cm].
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The materials for this project cost $7.19

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  • Single Size

Approx 33 x 41 ins [84 x 104 cm].

Step 2:

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Main Color (MC)

Softee Baby | Select your Shade, Edit Color
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Contrast A

Softee Baby | White, 02000Edit Color
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Aluminum Crochet Hook 6"

Size H8/5mm
$2.20
The materials for this project cost $7.19

Abbreviations

Ch(s) = Chain(s)

Dc = double crochet

rep = repeat

Rnd = Round

RS = right side

Sl st = Slip stitch

st(s) = stitch(es)

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Approx 33 x 41 ins [84 x 104 cm].

MATERIALS

Blanket
Softee Baby
Main Color (MC) () 2
Softee Baby (140 g/5. oz;331 m/362 yds)
Contrast A White (02000) 1
Size 5 mm (U.S. H or 8) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge.

GAUGE

16 dc and 7 rows = 4 ins [10 cm].

INSTRUCTIONS

Note:Carry color not in use loosely across top of previous row and work color in use over it. To change color, work to last 2 loops on hook. Draw loop in next color through 2 loops on hook to complete st and proceed in next color.
Strip A(make 3)
With MC, ch 29.
1st row:(RS). 1 dc in 4th ch from hook. 1 dc in next ch. *With A, 1 dc in each of next 3 ch. With MC, 1 dc in each of next 3 ch. Rep from * across, joining A at end of last dc. 27 dc.Turn.
2nd row:With A, ch 3 (counts as dc). Miss first dc. 1 dc in each of next 2 dc. *With MC, 1 dc in each of next 3 dc. With A, 1 dc in each of next 3 dc. Rep from * across, joining MC at end of last dc. Turn.
3rd row:With MC, ch 3 (counts as dc). Miss first dc. 1 dc in each of next 2 dc. *With A, 1 dc in each of next 3 dc.With MC, 1 dc in each of next 3 dc. Rep from * across, joining A at end of last dc. Turn.
4th to 10th rows: Rep 2nd and 3rd rows 3 times more, then 2nd row once.
**11th to 20th rows:With MC, ch 3 (counts as dc). Miss first dc. 1 dc in each dc across. Turn.
21st row:As 3rd row.
22nd to 29th rows:Rep 2nd and 3rd rows 4 times.
30th row: As 2nd row.**
Rep from ** to ** twice more. Fasten off.
Strip B(make 2)
With MC, ch 29.
1st row:(RS). 1 dc in 4th ch from hook. 1 dc in each ch across. 27 dc. Turn.
2nd to 10th rows:Ch 3 (counts as dc). Miss first dc. 1 dc in each dc across. Turn.
***11th row:With MC, ch 3 (counts as dc). Miss first dc. 1 dc in each of next 2 dc. *With A, 1 dc in each of next 3 dc. With MC, 1 dc in each of next 3 dc. Rep from * across, joining A at end of last dc. Turn.
12th row:With A, ch 3 (counts as dc). Miss first dc. 1 dc in each of next 2 dc. *With MC, 1 dc in each of next 3 dc. With A, 1 dc in each of next 3 dc. Rep from * across, joining MC at end of last dc. Turn.
13th to 20th rows:Rep 11th and 12th rows 4 times more.
21st to 30th rows:With MC, ch 3 (counts as dc). Miss first dc. 1 dc in each dc across. Turn.***
Rep from *** to *** twice more. Fasten off.
Sew strips tog in the following sequence: A, B, A, B, A.
Edging: 1st rnd:With RS of work facing, join MC with sl st in top right corner. Ch 1. 3 sc in same sp as last sl st. Work 1 rnd of sc evenly around, having 3 sc in each corner. Join A with sl st to first sc.
2nd rnd:With A, ch 4 (counts as 1 dc and ch 1). *Miss next sc. 1 dc in next sc. Ch 1. Rep from * around, working [(1 dc. Ch 1) twice. 1 dc] in each corner sc. Join MC with sl st to 3rd ch of ch 4. Break A.
3rd rnd:Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. *1 hdc in next missed sc from 1st rnd (working around ch-1 sp of 2nd rnd). 1 sc in next dc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.