LW1417C Designed By: Marilyn Coleman Skill Level: Beginner
RED HEART ® “Baby Clouds™”: 5 skeins 9638 Baby Green.Crochet Hooks: 11.5mm [US P-16].
Yarn needle to weave in ends.
Blanket measures approximately 35” square.
GAUGE: 7 sts = 4”; 10 rows = 6” in pattern. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.
Use a short length of contrast color yarn to weave into the first row of stitches to “mark” that row as the right side. The pattern row (Row 4) is alternately worked on right and wrong side rows to keep the blanket square: first the pattern row is worked on a wrong side row, then 5 rows later it is worked on a right side row.
Marking first row as the right side, work in pattern as follows:
Row 1 (Right Side): Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across; turn – 61 sts.
Rows 2 and 3: Ch 1, sc in back loop of each sc across; turn.
Row 4: Ch 1, sc in back loop of first sc, * ch 1, skip next sc, sc in back loop of next sc; repeat from * across; turn.
Row 5: Ch 1, skip first sc, * 2 sc in ch-1 space; repeat from * to last sc; sc in last sc; turn.
Rows 6, 7, and 8: Ch 1, sc in back loop of each sc across; turn.
Repeat Rows 4-8 until approximately 35” from beginning,
end by working pattern Row 8. Fasten off. Weave in ends.
ch= chain;mm= millimeters;st(s)= stitch(es);
sc= single crochet;*= repeat whatever follows the * as indicated.