Baby Blocks Crocheted Blanket LW1299

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Intermediate experience & patience required.

Blanket measures 42" x 44".

TLC® ultra soft yarn, Art. E510, 100% acrylic, (5 ounce solid and 4 ounce multi-color skeins): 14 Ounces 5963 Sweet Dreams CA, 10 ounces 5718 Lt. Pink CB, and 12 ounces 5815 Lt. Blue CC.

Crochet Hook: U.S. Size H -8 [5mm].

Yarn needle.

GAUGE: Motif measures 4 x 6 ½" before joining.
CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

NOTE: AFTER THE FIRST MOTIF, ALL OTHERS ARE JOINED WHILE WORKING RND 3.


FIRST MOTIF: With CA, ch 4; join with a sl st to form a ring. Rnd 1: Ch 1, [sc, hdc, dc, tr, ch 3, tr, dc, hdc] twice all in ring; join with a sl st to first sc. Rnd 2: Ch 5, dc in sc, * dc in next 3 sts, (3 dc, ch 4, 3 dc) all in ch-3 sp, dc in next 3 sts **, (dc, ch 2, dc) all in next sc; rep from * to **; join to 3rd ch of ch-5. Rnd 3 (See Note): Ch 3, * (dc, ch 3, dc) all in ch-2 sp, dc in next 2 dc, ch 1, skip next dc, dc in next 3 dc, ch 1, skip next dc, (3 dc, ch 5, 3 dc) all in ch-4 sp, ch 1, skip next dc, dc in next 3 dc, ch 1, skip next dc **, dc in next 2 dc; rep from * to **; dc in last dc; join to top of ch-3. Fasten off.

2ND MOTIF: With CB, work Rnds 1 and 2 same as for first motif. Rnd 3: Ch 3, dc in ch-2 sp; ch 1, with wrong sides together sc in ch-3 sp on first motif, ch 1, dc in same ch-2 sp on 2nd motif, dc in next 2 dc; sc in next ch-1 sp, skip next dc on motif in progress join made; dc in next 3 dc, join, 3 dc in ch-4 sp, ch 2, sc in ch-5 sp on first motif, ch 2,3 dc in same ch-4 sp on 2nd motif; complete same as first motif – 1 side joined.

3RD MOTIF: With CC, work Rnds 1 and 2 same as for first motif. Rnd 3: Ch 3, (dc, ch 3, dc) all in ch-2 sp, dc in next 2 dc, ch 1, skip next dc, dc in next 3 dc, ch 1, skip next dc, 3 dc in ch-4 sp; ch 2, with wrong sides together sc in ch-5 sp on first motif, ch 2, 3 dc in same ch-4 sp on 3rd motif, join, dc in next 3 dc, join, dc in next 2 dc, dc in ch-2 sp, ch 1, sc in sc of previous joining, ch 1, dc in same ch-2 sp; join to next side of 2nd motif and complete rnd as before – 2 sides joined. Fasten off.

Following diagram, join all motifs in this manner: sc in a corresponding sp of a completed motif; the sc replaces one chain stitch on the motif in progress. Where 3, 4, or 6 points meet, sc in the sc of previous joining.

HALF MOTIF: Ch 4; join with a sl st to form a ring. Row 1 (Right Side): Ch 1, (sc, hdc, dc, tr, ch 3, tr, dc, hdc, sc) all in ring; do not join; turn.

Row 2: Ch 3, dc in first 4 sts, (3 dc, ch 4, 3 dc) all in ch-3 sp, dc in next 3 sts, 2 dc in last sc; turn.

Row 3-Joining Row: Ch 3, sc in ch-3 sp on complet¬ed motif, ch 1, dc in first 3 dc, join, dc in next 3 dc, join, 3 dc in ch-4 sp, ch 2, sc in sc of previous joining, ch 2, 3 dc in same ch-4 sp, join to next motif, dc in next 3 dc, join, dc in next 2 dc, dc in top of ch-3, ch 1, sc in ch-3 sp on completed motif, ch 3, sl st in top of ch-3 of Row 2. Fasten off.

EDGING-Row 1: With right side facing, attach CC in joining sc at upper right corner; ch 3, * skip next dc, dc in next 2 dc, [dc in next sp, dc in next 3 dc] twice, (dc, ch 2, dc) all in ch-3 sp, [dc in next 3 dc, dc in next sp] twice, dc in next 2 dc, skip next dc **, [dc in next sp] twice; rep from * across, end at **; dc in joining sc; turn.

Row 2: Ch 3, skip first 2 dc, dc in next 10 dc, * (dc, ch 2, dc) all in ch-2 sp **, dc in next 11 dc, skip next 2 dc, dc in next 11 dc; rep from * to last 12 sts, end at **; dc in next 10 dc, skip next dc, dc in top of ch-3 changing to CB.

Row 3: With CB, rep Row 2. Fasten off.

Rep Rows 1-3 on lower edge. Attach CA and work 1 rnd sc around all 4 sides; join to first sc. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS: ch = chain; dc = double crochet; hdc = half double crochet; mm = millimeters; rep = repeat; sc = single crochet; sl = slip; sp = space; st = stitch; tr = treble crochet; * or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated; [ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified.

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