This is an easy blanket to make. Suitable for beginner. The pattern is very basic and could be your first project. First two rows might be a bit challenging at first, but after that it’s a breeze.
The blankets starts at the middle with just few stitches, increases are made at corners and the blanket “grows”.
It can be made in any yarn and any gauge. The blanket can be made to any size, stop when you like, or work until you run out of yarn or get bored with it.
Square Baby Blanket
Yarn: Worsted weight yarn, shown in Cotton Tots.
Hook: US Size H (5mm)
Altimatelly any yarn can be used, just select a hook to match it.
4 stitch markers
Finished Size of the blanket shown is approximately 32″ by 32″ after 27 rows, including the edging.
Gauge: not very important for this project
dc – double crochet
sl st- Slip Stitch
Notes: The pattern can be worked in variegated yarn, striped in several different colors. The following sequence used for the blanket shown: 5 rounds multicolored, 2 rounds yellow, 5 rounds multicolored, 2 rounds green, 5 rounds multicolored, 2 rounds yellow, 5 rounds multicolored, 1 round shell stitch in green.
Chain 4, sl st into the first chain made to for a ring, or used the adjustable ring.
Rnd 1: Ch2 (counts as dc), in the ring work: dc, ch1, [3 dc, ch 1] 3 times, dc, sl st to top of ch2 – 16 sts. Place markers in ch-a spaces and move them up with every row.
Rnd 2: Ch 2, dc in next st, [in next ch-1 sp work (2 dc, ch1, 2 dc), dc in next 3 sts] repeat 3 times, in next ch-1 sp work (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc), dc in next st, sl st to top of ch-2 – 32 sts.
Rnd 3: Ch 2, dc in next 3 sts, [in next ch-1 sp work (2 dc, ch1, 2 dc), dc in next 7 sts] repeat 3 times, in next ch-1 sp work (2 dc, ch1, 2 dc), dc in next 3 sts, sl st to top of ch-2 – 48 sts.
Rnd 4: Ch 2, dc in each st to next M, [in next ch-1 sp work(2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc), dc in each st to next M] 3 times, in next ch-1 sp work (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc), dc in remaining sts, sl st to top of ch-2 – 64 sts.
Repeat last rnd until desired size.
Ch 1, [skip next 2 st, 5 dc in the next st, skip next 2 st, sl st in next st] around.
This pattern has not been tech edited. If you find any mistakes, or something is not very clear please leave a comment and I will do my best to correct it ASAP.