Baby Clouds Simple Squares Blanket
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Baby Clouds Simple Squares Blanket


Take this project wherever you go and crochet a square. Before you know it, you will have enough squares to make a blanket to welcome the next new baby.
Designed by Kathy Wigington
Craft Time: varies
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • RED HEART® "Baby Clouds®":
    3 Balls 9025 Blue Sky A
    2 Balls 9724 Pink Lemonade B
  • Crochet Hook: US P-16 [11.5mm]
  • Yarn Needle
 

Project Instructions

Step: 1

GAUGE
5 sc = 3-inches; 5 rows = 3-inches in sc. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.


Step: 2

ABBREVIATIONS
ch = chain
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)


Step: 3

BLANKET


Step: 4

SQUARE (Make 25)
With B, ch 10.


Step: 5

Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across - 9 sc.


Step: 6

Rows 2-9: Ch 1, turn sc in each sc across.


Step: 7

Fasten off.


Step: 8

Round 10: Join A with sc in any st, sc evenly spaced around, working 3 sc in each corner, slip st to first st to join.


Step: 9

Fasten off.


Step: 10

FINISHING
Arrange Squares into 5 rows with 5 Squares in each row.


Step: 11

With right sides together, A and working through both layers and across rows of Squares, slip st Squares together.


Step: 12

Fasten off.


Step: 13

Edging: Join A with sc in any st, sc evenly spaced around, working 3 sc in each corner, slip st to first st to join.


Step: 14

Fasten off.


Tips


When joining squares with slip stitch, be sure to work loosely so the squares lay flat.