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Free Crochet Pattern: Granny Square Baby Throw

Lion Brand® Baby's First®
Pattern #: L0042
Rating: *****4.9 (based on 14 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy + (Level 3)

SIZE: One Size

About 27 x 27 in. (68.5 x 68.5 cm)



CORRECTIONS: None
 
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This blanket is a great fast-finish project and makes a great shower gift.

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Baby's First®

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 925-103: Baby's First Yarn: Fairy Tale
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Baby's First®
Pixie Dust Cotton Ball Twinkle Toes Fairy Tale Splish Splash Sea Sprite Beanstalk Honey Bee
*Baby's First® (Article #925). 55% Acrylic, 45% Cotton; package size: 3.50oz/100.00 gr. (120yds/110m) pull skeins

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•  925-103 Baby's First Yarn: Fairy Tale
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
 

Granny Square Baby Throw

Lion Brand® Baby's First®

GAUGE:

10 dc + 7 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in pattern.

When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.

Making a Gauge Swatch


THROW
Ch 4; join with sl st in first ch to form a ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 3 (counts as first dc here and throughout the pattern), 2 dc in ring, ch 1, (3 dc in ring, ch 1) 3 times; join with sl st in top of beg ch - 12 dc and 4 ch-1 sp at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 2: Sl st in each of next 2 dc, (sl st, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in first ch-1 sp (first corner made), *(3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in next ch-1 sp (corner made); rep from * 2 more times; join with sl st in top of beg ch - 4 corners at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 3: Sl st in each of next 2 dc, (sl st, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in first ch-1 sp, *3 dc in sp between next 2 dc-groups, (3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in next ch-1 sp; rep from * 2 more times, 3 dc in sp between next 2 dc-groups; join with sl st in top of beg ch - 4 corners with 1 dc-group between corners at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 4: Sl st in each of next 2 dc, (sl st, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in first ch-1 sp, *(3 dc in sp between next 2 dc-groups) twice, (3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in next ch-1 sp; rep from * 2 more times, (3 dc in sp between next 2 dc-groups) twice; join with sl st in top of beg ch - 4 corners with 2 dc-groups between corners at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 5: Sl st in each of next 2 dc, (sl st, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in first ch-1 sp, *(3 dc in sp between next 2 dc-groups) across to next corner ch-1 sp, (3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in corner ch-1 sp; rep from * 2 more times, (3 dc in sp between next 2 dc-groups) around; join with sl st in top of beg ch.
Rnds 6-23: Rep Rnd 5 eighteen more times.
Fasten off.

 

FINISHING
Weave in ends.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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beg = begin(s)(ning) ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing) rnd(s) = round(s)
sl st = slip stitch sp(s) = space(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)  


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Ratings and Reviews
Pattern Average Rating: *****4.9 (based on 14 reviews)
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Granny Square Baby Throw Reviewed by Whited Kathy on 2014-08-02 *****
I've made this twice and it is a great pattern. Works up quickly. I used Cotton Ease yarn in various colors for rounds and it makes it warm but not hot. Kids love it too as it's so soft.


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