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loops & threads® snuggly wuggly™ polka dot crochet blanket

Crochet yourself a fun Polka Dot Blanket using Loops & Threads® Snuggly Wuggly™ yarn.
Step 1
ABBREVIATIONS
Approx = Approximately
Ch = Chain(s)
Dc = Double crochet
Hdc = Half double crochet
Rep = Repeat
Rnd(s) = Round(s)
Sc = Single crochet
Sl st = Slip stitch
Sp(s) = Space(s)
Tr = Treble crochet

GAUGE: 16 dc and 9 rows = 4" (10 cm); Motif = 7" (18 cm) square.
 
Quantities Needed for this Project:
1 Ball - Loops & Threads® Snuggly Wuggly™ Big Ball (14 oz./396 ga.; 1263 yds./1154 m) Yarn – Cool Baby (Contrast A)
1 Ball - Loops & Threads® Snuggly Wuggly™ Big Ball (14 oz./396 ga.; 1263 yds./1154 m) Yarn – White (Contrast B) 
Step 2
INSTRUCTIONS
 
MOTIF (Make 12 with A as Color 1 and B as Color 2. Make 13 with B as Color 1 and A as Color 2).
Note: Ch 3 at beg of rnd counts as dc. Join all rnds with sl st in top of beg ch. 
Step 3
With Color 1, ch 4. Join with sl st in first ch to form a ring.
 
1st rnd: Ch 3. 15 dc in ring. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. Break Color 1. 16 dc.
 
2nd rnd: Join Color 2 with sl st in any sp between 2 dc. Ch 3. 1 dc in same sp. 2 dc in each sp between 2 dc around. Join. 32 dc.
 
3rd rnd: Ch 3. 1 dc in same sp as sl st. *1 dc in next dc. 2 dc in next dc. Rep from * around to last dc. 1 dc in last dc. Join. 48 dc.
 
4th rnd: Ch 3. 1 dc in same sp as sl st. *1 dc in each of next 3 dc. 2 dc in next dc. Rep from * around to last 3 dc. 1 dc in each of last 3 dc. Join. Break Color 2. 60 dc.
 
5th rnd: Join Color 1 with sl st to any dc. Ch 4 (counts as tr). 2 dc in same sp. *Skip next 2 dc. 1 hdc in each of next 2 dc. 1 sc in each of next 6 dc. 1 hdc in each of next 2 dc. Skip next 2 dc.** (2 dc. 1 tr. Ch 2. 1 tr. 2 dc) in next dc (corner made). Rep from * twice more, then from * to ** once. (2 dc. 1 tr) in same sp as first ch 4. Ch 2. Join.
 
6th rnd: Ch 3. *1 dc in each of next 2 dc. 1 dc in next hdc. 1 hdc in next hdc. 1 hdc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 4 sc. 1 hdc in next sc. 1 hdc in next hdc. 1 dc in next hdc. 1 dc in each of next 2 dc. 1 dc in next tr. (3 tr. Ch 2. 3 tr) in next corner ch-2 sp.** 1 dc in next tr. Rep from * twice more, then from * to ** once. Join. Break Color 1.
 
7th rnd: Join Color 2 with sl st in any corner ch-2 sp. Ch 2 (does not count as hdc). (3 hdc. Ch 2. 3 hdc) in same sp as sl st. *1 hdc in each st across to next corner ch-2 sp.** (3 hdc. Ch 2. 3 hdc) in corner ch-2 sp. Rep from * twice more, then rep from * to ** once. Join. Fasten off. 
Step 4
FINISHING
 
With B, join Motifs tog alternating colors as shown.
 
Edging: 1st rnd: (RS). Join A with sl st in any corner ch-2 sp. Ch 1. Work 140 sc evenly along each side edge, having 3 sc in each corner. Join with sl st to first sc.
 
2nd rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around, having 3 sc in each corner sc. Join B with sl st to first sc.
 
3rd rnd: With B, *Sl st in each of next 3 sc. (Sl st. Ch 3. 1 dc. Ch 3. Sl st) in next sc. Rep from * around. Fasten off. 
Step 5
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  • 809187842
    You’ll Need: 1
    Item # 10230799 
    $9.99
    • Color: Cool Baby
    • Size: 14 oz
    • Color: Cool Baby
    • Size: 14 oz
    • Color: Cool Baby
    • Size: 14 oz
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  • 809187842
    You’ll Need: 1
    Item # 10158511 
    $9.99
    • Color: White
    • Size: 14 oz
    • Color: White
    • Size: 14 oz
    • Color: White
    • Size: 14 oz
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  • 809187850
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    Item # 10248673 
    $1.99
    • Size: G / 4.5 mm
    • Size: G / 4.5 mm
    • Size: G / 4.5 mm
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