Time Required :
Over an hour
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lion brand® ice cream® big scoop® sweet baby crochet blankie

Here’s a simple and lovely crocheted blankie! It’s a little different from the usual striped blanket, but definitely not more difficult. You’ll just change up the pattern by changing the direction of the stripes as you work. See our pattern below to find out how easy it is! Don’t forget to check out all the gorgeous colors of Lion Brand® Ice Cream® Big Scoop® yarn you can use to make it.
Step 1
MEASUREMENTS: About 29" x 31" (73.5 x 78.5 cm), including edging

GAUGE: 16 hdc + 12 rows = about 4" (10 cm). Please be sure to check your gauge.

PROJECT NOTES:
   -  This blanket is worked in three sections. The center section is worked first, then the side sections are worked across each long side of the center section.
   -  Once the three sections are complete, an edging is worked around the completed blanket.
   -  The number of Skeins needed to complete this project is 2 - Lion Brand® Ice Cream® Big Scoop Yarn – Blueberry
 

BLANKET:
Center Section
 
Ch 52.
 
Row 1 (RS): Hdc in 3rd ch from hook (2 skipped ch do not count as a st) and in each ch across ­– 50 sts.
 
Row 2: Ch 2 (does not count as a st), turn, hdc in each st across.
 
Repeat Row 2 until piece measures about 30 1/2" (77.5 cm) from beginning.
 
Fasten off.
 
 
Side Sections
Row 1: From RS, join yarn with sl st in one corner, ready to work across one long side of center section.
 
Work hdc evenly spaced across long side.
 
Row 2: Ch 2 (does not count as a st), turn, hdc in each st across.
 
Repeat Row 2 until side section measures about 7" (18 cm).
 
Fasten off.
 
Repeat these steps across the opposite side of the center section to add the second side section.  
Step 2
FINISHING:
 
Edging
 
From RS, join yarn with a sl st anywhere along the outside edge of the blanket.
 
Ch 1, work sc evenly spaced around the outside edge of the blanket. Work the following into each corner: (sc, hdc, sc). Once you’ve reached the beginning of the edging again, join with a sl st in the first sc.
 
Fasten off.
 
Weave in your ends and trim away any excess yarn.
 
 
ABBREVIATIONS:
Ch = Chain
Hdc = Half Double Crochet
RS = Right Side
Sc = Single Crochet
Sl St = Slip Stitch
St(s) = Stitch(es)
 
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