Saturday, 19 April 2014
Free Crochet Pattern ~Chains In Line Baby Blanket
For a better understanding of my Crochet patterns please see My Special Crochet Abbreviations.
Ss = Slip Stitch.
Ch(s) = Chain(s).
Sc = Single Crochet.
St(s) = Stitch(es).
Sk = Skip.
Sp = Space.
Hdc = Half Double Crochet.
4.5 mm hook.
For Blanket Base: Patons Astra (Light 3), 'High Energy'. (Approx 2+ balls)
For Blanket Border: Bernat Baby Jacquards (Light 3), 'Berries & Cream'.
Aunt Lydia's Crochet Thread Fashion 3.
Skill level: Easy. This pattern uses mostly chains and Single Crochets.
Do your best to keep yarn ends to one side of blanket (The 'Wrong' side). This will keep one side (The 'Right' side) cleaner in appearance.
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Approx 24 rows = 6 inches.
Approx. 30sts = 6 inches.
Blanket measures approximately 21 x 31 inches.
Starting with 'High Energy' Yarn.
Start by making a chain of 105 (Multiples of 6 + 3).
Sc in 2nd ch from hook. Sc in next st. *Ch 4, sk next 4 sts, sc in next 2 sts.* Repeat from * to * across. You should have 2 sc's in last 2 sts.
Ch 1. Turn. Sc in next 2 sts. *Ch 4, sk next 4 ch's, sc in next 2 sc's of previous row.* Repeat from * to * across.
Ch 1. Turn. Sc in next 2 sts. *Ch 4, sk next 4 ch's, sc in next 2 sc's of previous row.* Repeat from * to * across. Fasten Off.
Using Berries & Cream Yarn.
Ss (in corner st) to join new yarn. Ch 1. Evenly sc around, placing (sc, ch 1, sc) all in each corner st. Fasten Off.
Using Crochet thread 3, in pink
Ss to join in corner st of blanket border. Ch 2, (dc, ch 1, 2 dc) all in same corner ch sp. *Ch 1, sk next st, hdc in next st*. Repeat from * to * across, placing (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) all in ea corner ch sp.
Ss to join Ss to corner ch sp. (Ch 8, ss, ch 10, ss, ch 8, ss) all in corner, *Sc evenly around, placing (Ss, Ch 8, ss, ch 10, ss, ch 8, ss) in corners. Ss to join. Fasten Off.
Weave in ends.