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Free Crochet Pattern: Sea Blue Baby Afghan

Lion Brand« Baby's First®
Pattern #: L0044AD
Rating: *****5.0 (based on 12 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size

About 28 x 30 in. (71 x 76 cm)



CORRECTIONS: (applied Aug 8, 2011)
AFGHANCh 85.
Ch 85.
Row 1: (Dc, ch 1, dc) in 5th ch from hook (V-st made), *sk next 2 ch, V-st in next ch; rep from * across to last 2 ch, sk next ch, dc in last ch - 27 V-sts at end of this row.
Rows 23-40: Ch 3, turn, V-st in each ch-1 sp across, dc in turning ch.
The above is only a summary of corrections; the corrected pattern text is below (if free) or shipped upon completion of order (if purchased)
 
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This baby blanket works up quickly thanks to our chunky cotton-blend yarn, Baby's First®.  Best of all you it' machine washable.

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Baby's First®

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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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•  925-146 Baby's First Yarn: Sea Sprite
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$ 29.95  
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size K-10.5 (6.5 mm)   $ 2.65  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
 

Sea Blue Baby Afghan

Lion Brand« Baby's First®

GAUGE:

4 V-sts + 5 rows = 4 in. (10 cm).

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.

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STITCH EXPLANATION:

V-st (Dc, ch 1, dc) all in the same st.


AFGHAN
Ch 85.
Row 1: (Dc, ch 1, dc) in 5th ch from hook (V-st made), *sk next 2 ch, V-st in next ch; rep from * across to last 2 ch, sk next ch, dc in last ch - 27 V-sts at end of this row.
Rows 2-40: Ch 3, turn, V-st in each ch-1 sp across, dc in turning ch.
Do not fasten off.

 

Border
Rnd 1: Ch 1, turn, work sc evenly spaced around all edges of Afghan, working 3 sc in each corner; join with sl st in first sc.
Rnd 2 (picot edging): *Ch 2, sl st in 2nd ch from hook (picot made), sk next sc, sl st in next 2 sc; rep from * around. Note: At each corner, sl st in more or fewer sts to ensure that a picot is centered on the corner.
Fasten off.

 

FINISHING
Weave in ends.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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ch(s) = chain(s) ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s) sc = single crochet
sk = skip sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)  


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Pattern Average Rating: *****5.0 (based on 12 reviews)
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Sea Blue Baby Afghan Reviewed by Joyce Tebangin on 2013-03-26 *****
This was easy. Loved the yarn.


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