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Free Baby Crochet Pattern

Colourful Afghan Blanket


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Abbreviations

WS.     Wrong Side

RS.      Right Side

ch.       Chain

sc.       Single Crochet

dc.       Double Crochet

rpt.      Repeat

sl st.    Slip Stitch


3dc group. 3dc in same stitch


Finished size approx:-

33” long x 31” wide not including tassels


Materials

300 grams of King Cole big value baby DK in white (001)

100 grams of King Cole big value baby DK

in shades of Mint (M), Peach (P) Lilac (L) and Lemon (LM)


OR

10.5oz of Light Worsted #3 Yarn in White (W)

3.5oz of Light Worsted #3 Yarn in shades of Mint (M), Peach (P) Lilac (L) and Lemon (LM)

4.00mm & 5.00mm crochet hooks


GAUGE - 3, 3dc groups & 3 complete patterns measures approx. 2” square (5cm x 5cm)


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Commence Blanket

With WS facing, (W) and using 5.00mm hook ch154, change to 4.00mm hook, 1sc in 2nd

ch from hook, * ch3, skip ch3, 1sc in next ch * rpt from * to * to end. Turn. (39sc)

 

Next Row - ch3, 1dc in base of ch3, * 1sc in ch3 space, 3dc in sc, * rpt from * to * to last

ch space and sc, 1sc in ch space, 2dc in last sc. Turn. (37, 3dc groups + 2 halves)

 

Row 1 - With (M) ch1, 1sc in base of ch, * ch3, 1sc in centre dc of 3dc group, * rpt from

* to * to last dc and ch3, ch3, 1sc in top of ch3. Turn.

 

Row 2 - ch3, 1dc in base of ch3, * 1sc in ch3 space, 3dc in sc, * rpt from * to * to last ch space and sc, 1sc in ch space, 2dc in last sc. Turn.


The last 2 rows form the pattern, continue in pattern working 2 complete patterns in (W) between each of the contrast colors until 51 complete patterns have been worked in all or work measures approximately 32” from beginning, finishing with a (W) pattern.

(see color sequence below) Turn. Work Row 1 once. Turn.


W,  M,  W,  W,  P,  W,  W,  L,  W,  W,  LM,  W


Afghan Edging

Working around all 4 sides of blanket and sl st to first stitch at the end of each row.

 

Next Row - With RS facing, (W) and 4.00mm hook ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, work 2sc

in each ch space, 1sc in each sc to last sc, 3sc in last sc, 1sc in each row end along side

of blanket, (52sc) 3sc in corner, work 2sc in each ch space and 1sc in each sc along

bottom of blanket, 3sc in corner, 1sc in each row end along side of blanket, (52sc) 2sc in corner sl st to first sc. Turn.

 

Next Row - Working 3sc in each corner as you go, ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each sc all around blanket, sl st to first sc. Rpt last row once.

 

Next Row - With (M) ch1, sl st in base of ch1, * 1dc in next sc, sl st in next sc, * rpt from

* to * all around blanket, sl st to ch1 at beginning of row. Turn. Fasten off.

 

Next Row - With (W) ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each dc and sl st all around blanket working 3sc in corner. Turn.

 

Next Row - ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each sc all around blanket working 3sc in each corner, sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

 

Finishing - Sew in and tie off any loose ends of yarn.

 

Tassels

Using the same color sequence as in the blanket, cut 3 lengths of yarn approx 6” long

(if you prefer a longer or a thicker tassel just add more length and more strips), starting

from a corner attach tassels to both ends of afghan (top & bottom) and place them in

every alternative sc. Trim tassels so they are even.


Hope you enjoy it this free crochet pattern.

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