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Over an hour
Intermediate
Intermediate
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caron® baby cakes™ citrus cables crochet baby blanket

We’re crazy for cabled blankets, especially this fresh, citrus-colored version! Let us show you how to crochet these lovely rows of self-striping yarn into a bright and colorful throw. It’s bound to become a much-loved family heirloom!
Step 1
MEASUREMENTS: Approx. 38" square.

GAUGE: 13 sc and 14 rows = 4" ; save time and check your gauge.
 
NOTE: Click here to download and print the Diagram and click here to download the Key.

SPECIAL STITCHES:
   -  Dcbp = Yoh and draw up a loop around post of next stitch at back of work, inserting hook from right to left. (Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice.
   -  Dcfp = Yoh and draw up a loop around post of next stitch at front of work, inserting hook from right to left. (Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice.
   -  Trfp = (Yoh) twice and draw up a loop around post of indicated stitch at front of work, inserting hook from right to left. (Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) 3 times. 
 
Project Note: Ch 2 at beg of row does not count as hdc. 
 
 
Step 2
INSTRUCTIONS:
Ch 132.
 
Row 1: (WS). 1 hdc in 3rd ch from hook. 1 hdc in each ch to end of chain. Turn. 130 hdc.
 
Row 2: Ch 2. 1 hdc in first hdc. *(1 dcfp around next st) twice. 1 hdc in each of next 2 hdc.
Skip next 3 sts. (Trfp around next st) 3 times. Working in front of sts just worked, 1 trfp around each of 3 skipped sts. 1 hdc in each of next 3 hdc. Skip next 3 sts. (Trfp around next st) 3 times. Working in back of sts just worked, 1 trfp around each of 3 skipped sts. 1 hdc in each of next 2 hdc. Rep from * to last 3 sts. (1 dcfp around next st) twice. 1 hdc in last hdc. Turn.
 
Row 3: Ch 2. 1 hdc in first hdc. *(1 dcbp around next st) twice. 1 hdc in each of next 2 sts. 1 dcbp around each of next 6 sts. 1 hdc in each of next 3 sts. 1 dcbp around each of next 6 sts. 1 hdc in each of next 2 sts. Rep from * to last 3 sts. (1 dcbp around next st) twice. 1 hdc in last hdc. Turn.
 
Row 4: Ch 2. 1 hdc in first hdc. *(1 dcfp around next st) twice. 1 hdc in each of next 2 sts. 1 dcfp around each of next 6 sts. 1 hdc in each of next 3 sts. 1 dcfp around each of next 6 sts. 1 hdc in each of next 2 sts. Rep from * to last 3 sts. (1 dcfp around next st) twice. 1 hdc in last hdc. Turn.
 
Row 5: As 3rd row.
 
Rep Rows 2-5 for pat until work from beg measures approx 37½" [95.5 cm], ending on Row 3.
 
Next Row: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each st across. Fasten off.  
Step 3
ABBREVIATIONS:
Approx = Approximately
Ch = Chain(s)
Beg = Beginning
Dcbp = Double Crochet Back Post
Dcfp = Double Crochet Front Post
Trfp = Triple Crochet Front Post
Hdc = Half Double Crochet
Pat = Pattern
Rep = Repeat
Sc = Single Crochet
St(s) = Stitch(es)
Tog = Together
WS = Wrong Side
Yoh = Yarn Over Hook
 
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