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Baby Squares Blanket - Free Crochet Pattern

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Baby Squares Blanket

Easy Skill

Size
Finished Measurements 38” x 38”

Materials

Premier Yarns Ever Soft (100% acrylic; 85g/158 yds) 2 balls each of 6 colors

Hook: US Size G (4mm) or size needed to obtain gauge


Gauge

16 sc x 20 rows = 4”; 1 motif = 4¾”; Save time, check your gauge.


Abbreviations

ch chain

dc double crochet

hdc half double crochet

lp loop

rep repeat

sc single crochet

sl st slip stitch

sp space

yo yarn over


DIRECTIONS:

Stitch Guide

CL2 (dc2tog):

[Yo and insert hook into st, yo and draw up a lp through st, yo and draw through 2 lps on

hook] twice, yo and draw through all 3 lps on hook.

CL3 (dc3tog):

[Yo and insert hook into st, yo and draw up a lp through st, yo and draw through 2 lps on

hook] 3 times, yo and draw through all 4 lps on hook.


Motif

Ch 5, join with sl st to form ring.

Rnd 1: Ch 3, CL2, [ch 3, CL3] 7 times in ring, end ch 3, join with sl st to top of first cluster. – 8 clusters.

Rnd 2: Sl st in first corner ch-3 sp, ch 3 (counts as dc), (2 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in same sp, * 3 hdc in next ch-3 sp, (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in corner ch-3 sp; rep from *, end 3 hdc in last ch-3 sp, join with sl st to top of beg ch-3.

Rnd 3: Ch 1, Hdc in next 2 sts, * (2 hdc, ch 2, 2 hdc) in next corner ch-3 sp, sk 1 dc, hdc in each of next 8 sts; rep from *, end last rep hdc in each of last 6 sts, join with sl st to first hdc.

Rnd 4: Hdc in first ch-2 sp, hdc in same sp, * hdc in each of next 12 hdc, 2 hdc in corner ch-2 sp; rep from * around, end last repeat, hdc in each of next 12 hdc, join with sl st to first hdc.

Rnd 5: 2 hdc in first st of first corner, 2 hdc in next corner st of same corner, * hdc in each of next 12 hdc, [2 hdc in next corner hdc] twice; rep from * around, end hdc in each of last 12 hdc, join with sl st to first hdc.

Fasten off.


Blanket

Make 64 Motifs. Change colors every round, or use your creativity to create your own special look.


Finishing

Sew squares together, in an 8 x 8 fashion.

Weave in ends.

 

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