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Manner''s Crochet and Craft: Gingham Baby Blanket
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Free crochet patterns and ideas. Items posted here are my designs. Any resemblance to other designs is purely coincidental. If I alter a known design I will give credit to the original designer. Happy Crocheting!

Friday, March 13, 2009

Gingham Baby Blanket

Gingham Baby Blanket

I forgot to measure it before I gave it away as a present but it''s a perfectly sized square baby blanket. I used "I Love This Yarn" from Hobby Lobby which made it perfectly soft!

Yarn: worsted weight yarn
Color A: Hot Rose
Color B: Pink
Color C: White

Size "I" crochet hook

Stripe sequence, Strip1 (make 4): 12 rows A, 12 rows B, 12 rows A, 12 rows B, 12 rows A, 12 rows B, 12 rows A.

Stripe sequence, Strip2 (make 3): 12 rows B, 12 rows C, 12 rows B, 12 rows C, 12 rows B, 12 rows C, 12 rows B.

Strip ins:
Ch 16

Row 1: sk 2 ch (count as 1 hdc), 1 hdc into next and each ch to end, turn. (15 hdc).

Row 2: 2 ch (count as 1 hdc), sk first st, 1 hdc into next and each st to end working last st into top of turning ch, turn

Repeat row 2 for a total of 12 rows. Change color according to stripe sequence.


Whipstitch strips together alternating strips 1 and 2 using color B.
Rd 1: Join color B in any stitch on the edge, ch 2, hdc in next st and evenly around with 3 hdc in the corners. Join with sl st to top of ch 2.
Rd 2: Ch 2, hdc in next st and in each hdc around with 3 hdc in the corners. Join with sl st to top of ch 2, finish off. Hide all ends.
Posted by Manner at 8:35 AM


Mainely4Knitting said...

What a beautiful baby afghan! I love the colors you used and how you placed them - great work!

July 8, 2009 10:49 AM
I am Arizona; a person, not a place. said...

This is so cute!! I love it!

July 17, 2009 8:15 PM
Jessica said...

I just made this for a soon-to-arrive niece. It's adorable. Thanks for posting!

I'm new to crocheting, but I did have to chain 17 on the first step to make it work.

October 28, 2009 8:31 AM
Kelly said...

I was wondering, how many skeins of each color is needed?

January 8, 2010 12:01 PM
Manner said...

I think I used 1 white, 2 hot rose, and 3 pink. If I remember correctly that is! LOL!

February 3, 2010 7:48 PM
regee0304 said...

I LOVE this!!
I'm making one w/purple & lavendar.
How did you carry & cover the diff. yarns/colors?
Thanks for sharing!

June 24, 2010 9:13 AM

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