Lullaby Granny Square Baby Blanket

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Lullaby Granny Square Baby Blanket

designed by Marilyn Losee
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A soft pastel blanket sure to soothe and help your baby fall fast asleep.

Single Size
Approx. 31"/81.5 cm wide x 40"/101.5 cm long
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The materials for this project cost $40.66

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Size:

  • Single Size
Finished Measurements
Approx. 31"/81.5 cm wide x 40"/101.5 cm long

Step 2:

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Contrast A

One Pound | Lavender Blue, 10613Edit Color
$8.99

Contrast B

One Pound | Lilac, 10577Edit Color
$8.99

Contrast C

One Pound | Soft Sage, 10580Edit Color
$8.99

Contrast D

One Pound | Pale Green, 10587Edit Color
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Aluminum Crochet Hook 6"

Size J10/6mm
$2.20

Bent Tip Steel Yarn Needles

Sizes 13 & 16 2/Pkg
$2.50
The materials for this project cost $40.66

Abbreviations

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

RS = right side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Finished Measurements
Approx. 31"/81.5 cm wide x 40"/101.5 cm long

MATERIALS

Blanket
One Pound (454 g/16. oz;742 m/812 yds)
Contrast A Lavender Blue (10613) 1
Contrast B Lilac (10577) 1
Contrast C Soft Sage (10580) 1
Contrast D Pale Green (10587) 1
One size US J-10 (6mm), or size to obtain gauge. Yarn needle

GAUGE

In Pattern Stitch, 22 sts = 6”/15cm

INSTRUCTIONS

STITCHES USED
Chain (ch), double crochet (dc), half double crochet (hdc), slip stitch (sl st), treble crochet (tr)

SPECIAL STITCH
picot: Ch 3, sl st in 3rd ch from hook.

NOTES
1. Blanket is made from 42 squares, 14 each of square 1, square 2, and square 3.
2. Squares are made in same manner, with RS facing throughout, in three different color combinations.
3. Squares are arranged according to assembly diagram, and sewn together.

SQUARE 1 (make 14)
With A, ch 6; sl st in first ch to form a ring.
Round 1 (RS): Ch 3 (counts as dc here and throughout), 2 dc in ring, ch 2, [3 dc in ring, ch 2] 3 times; join with sl st in top of beginning ch. Fasten off.
Round 2: With RS facing, join B with sl st in any ch-2 sp, ch 3, (2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in same ch-2 sp (corner made), ch 1, *(3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next ch-2 sp (corner made), ch 1; repeat from * around; join with sl st in top of beginning ch—24 dc, 4 ch-2 sps, and 4 ch-1 sps (4 corners). Fasten off.
Round 3: With RS facing, join C with sl st in any corner ch-2 sp, ch 3, (2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in same corner ch-2 sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, *(3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next corner ch-2 sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1; repeat from * around; join with sl st in top of beginning ch— 36 dc, 4 ch-2 sps, and 8 ch-1 sps (4 corners with 3-dc on each side). Fasten off.
Round 4: With RS facing, join D with sl st in any corner ch-2 sp, ch 3, (2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in same corner ch-2 sp, [ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 sp] twice, ch 1, *(3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next corner ch-2 sp, [ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 sp] twice, ch 1; repeat from * around; join with sl st in top of beginning ch—48 dc, 4 ch-2 sps, and 12 ch-1 sps (4 corners with two 3-dc groups on each side). Fasten off.

SQUARE 2 (make 14)
Work same as square 1, working Round 1 with B, Round 2 with C,
Round 3 with A, and Round 4 with D.

SQUARE 3 (make 14)
Work same as square 1, working Round 1 with C, Round 2 with A,
Round 3 with B, and Round 4 with D.

FINISHING
With RS facing, arrange squares as shown in assembly diagram.
Whipstitch squares together.

Border
Round 1: With RS facing, join A with sl st in any corner ch-2 sp of blanket, 2 sc in same corner ch-2 sp, sc in each dc and ch- sp around, working 3 sc in each corner; join with sl st in first sc.
Round 2: Ch 1, sc in same sc as joining, *(tr, picot, tr) in next sc (corner), dc in next sc, hdc in next sc, sc in next sc, hdc in next sc, dc in next sc; repeat from * around; join with sl st in first sc. Note: If needed, skip 1 or 2 sts or work 2 sts into one st, to ensure that a (tr, picot, tr) is worked in each corner.
Fasten off.
Using yarn needle, weave in ends. Block gently, if desired.