One Pound Baby Blanket
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One Pound Baby Blanket


This super-easy, super-quick crochet pattern results in a great low-cost, hand-made blankie. This just may become your go-to pattern for your baby shower and charity stitching, too.
Designed by Marilyn Losee
Craft Time: varies
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Caron International's One Pound (100% acrylic): 1 skein #513 Soft Pink
  • Crochet Hooks:
    size US K-10.5 (6.5mm), or size to obtain gauge
    One size J-10 (6mm) (for picot edging only).
  • Yarn Needle
 

Project Instructions

Step: 1

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Blanket measures approximately 34-inches/86.5cm wide x 35-inches/89cm long.


Step: 2

GAUGE
In pattern, 11 sts and 8 rows = 4-inches/10cm.


Step: 3

STITCHES USED
Chain (ch), double crochet (dc), single crochet (sc), sl st (slip stitch).


Step: 4

BLANKET
With larger hook, ch 94.


Step: 5

Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each remaining ch across, turn—93 sc.


Step: 6

Row 2: Ch 2 (does not count as a st), *sk next st, dc in next st, dc in skipped st; repeat from * across to last st, dc in last st, turn.


Step: 7

Row 3: Ch 1, sc in each st across (do not work into the turning ch), turn.


Step: 8

Repeat last 2 rows 33 times. Do not turn at end of last row and do not fasten off.


Step: 9

Edging: Working in ends of rows across side of blanket, 3 sc in corner, work sc evenly spaced across side edge, 3 sc in corner, working across opposite side of foundation ch, sc in each ch across, 3 sc in corner, working in ends of rows across other side of blanket, work sc evenly spaced across side edge, 3 sc in corner; sl st in first sc of last row of blanket.


Step: 10

Change to smaller hook.


Step: 11

Picot Edging: Ch 1, (sc, ch 1, sc) in same st as last sl st made (picot made), sk next st, *(sc, ch 1, sc) in next st, sk next st; repeat from * around; join with sl st in first sc. Fasten off.


Step: 12

FINISHING
Using yarn needle, weave in ends.


Tips

Use photo as a guide and follow manufacturer’s instructions for all products used.

At one skein per blanket, you can create lots of love for lots of little ones.