Carnival Candy Baby Blanket
Design by Eileen Chrisjohn
35 X 42 inches
• (A) Red Heart Soft Baby Steps medium weight 8-ply yarn (6 oz per skein): 3 skeins blinky #8001
(B) Bernat Satin solids pink#8680: 1 skein
• Size J/8 crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
• Tapestry needle
In pattern, 4 rows = 4”
Check gauge to save time.
Weave in loose ends as work progresses.
Join each rnd with a sl st unless otherwise stated.
Chain 1 does not count as sc throughout pattern.
Work in BL (back loops) throughout blanket.
Row 1: With A, ch 136, [sc in 2nd ch from hook, (skipped stitches count as ch 1 at beginning of row), dc in next ch, sc in next ch] rep across, ending with dc in last ch, turn.
Row 2: ch 1, turn, working in back loops only, sc in first dc, dc in next sc, sc in next dc, and so on across to last dc, turn.
Repeat Row 2 until 41 inches long. Fasten off color A.
Row 1: (RS) With B, join in corner sp, Ch 1, sc in same st as joining st, 2 sc in same st, (corner made), sc across to corner and 3 sc in corner sp. Then sc down side, until entire blanket has sc border, ending with sl st in beginning ch 1.
Row 2: (RS) sl st in center sc, ch 3 (counts as first dc) 4 dc in same st. *Sk 2 sc, sl st in next sc, sk 2 sc st, 5 dc in next sc*, repeat across until 2 sc before center corner st, sl st in center corner sc, repeat from *to* around, join with sl st in beginning sc, fasten off.
This is the first pattern I have written so PLEASE tell me if there are any mistakes. Thank you all for your encouragement to write the pattern to share with all of you.
Now available in PDF download:
Baby Emma's Blanket.pdf
Update: I have added this pattern to Ravelry click here.