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Free Crochet Pattern: Granny Baby Blanket

Lion Brand« Vanna's Choice® Baby - Vanna's Palettes
Pattern #: L32294
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size

About 36 x 36 in. (91.5 x 91.5 cm)



CORRECTIONS: None
 
Crochet Kit Granny Baby Blanket $ 26.83

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This crochet baby blanket uses a combination of Vanna's Choice® Baby and Vanna's Palettes to create its rainbow striping effect. It's the perfect baby shower gift.

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Color (A)
Vanna's Choice® Baby

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 840-098: Vanna's Choice Baby Yarn: Lamb
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Color (B)
Vanna's Palettes

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 865-200: Vanna's Palettes: Peaceful
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Color (C)
Vanna's Palettes

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To change colors, simply select color name from the drop-down above or else click the swatch you want to change and then click a color below
Vanna's Choice® Baby
Lamb Angel White Aqua Lullaby Pink Little Boy Blue Bluebell Cheery Cherry Chocolate Cake
Goldfish Pink Poodle Berrylicious Duckie Mint Sweet Pea
Vanna's Palettes
Peaceful Happy Romantic Earthy Charming Essential Iconic Spirited
*Vanna's Choice® Baby (Article #840). 100% Premium Acrylic; package size: 3.50oz/100.00 gr. (170yds/156m) pull skeins
*Vanna's Palettes (Article #865). 100% Acrylic; package size: 0.35oz/10.00 gr. (17yds/16m) pull skeins

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MATERIALS
To change colors, click the drop-down list or swatches above
QUANTITY PRICE ALT QTY  
•  840-098 Vanna's Choice Baby Yarn: Lamb
   balls
$ 17.56  
Note: (A)
•  865-200 Vanna's Palettes: Peaceful
   ball
$ 7.99  
•  865-201 Vanna's Palettes: Happy
   ball
$ 7.99  
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size I-9   $ 2.45  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
 

Granny Baby Blanket

Lion Brand« Vanna's Choice® Baby - Vanna's Palettes

GAUGE:

12 sc + 16 rows = about 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.

Making a Gauge Swatch

STITCH EXPLANATION:

sc3tog (sc 3 sts together) (Insert hook in next st and draw up a loop) 3 times, yarn and draw through all 4 loops on hook – 2 sts decreased.

NOTES:

1. Center Square of Blanket is worked in joined rnds beg at center.
2. Corner Triangles are worked back and forth in rows across each side edge of Center Square, changing color every other row.
3. To change color, work last st of old color to last yarn over. Yarn over with new color and draw through all loops on hook to complete st. Fasten off B colors. To reduce the number of ends to weave in, do not fasten off A until Corner Triangle is complete. Carry A along side of piece until next needed.


COLORS of Vanna's Palettes
Lavender Blue (C)
Blue (D)
Sea Green (E)
Sage Green (F)
Yellow (G)
Orange (H)
Peach (I)
Pink (J)

BLANKET
Center Square

With A, ch 6; join with sl st in first ch to form a ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 5 (counts as dc, ch 2 in this rnd and in all following rnds), 3 dc in ring, (ch 2, 3 dc in ring) twice, ch 2, 2 dc in ring; join with sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch – 12 dc (four 3-dc groups) and 4 ch-2 sps.
Rnd 2: (Sl st, ch 5, 3 dc) in first ch-2 sp, *ch 1, (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next ch-2 sp (corner made); rep from * 2 more times, ch 1, 2 dc in first ch-2 sp (first corner completed); join with sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch – 24 dc (two 3-dc groups across each side), 4 ch-1 sps, and 4 corner ch-2 sps.
Rnd 3: (Sl st, ch 5, 3 dc) in first corner ch-2 sp, *ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next corner ch-2 sp; rep from * 2 more times, ch 1, 3 dc in last ch-1 sp, ch 1, 2 dc in first ch-2 sp; join with sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch – 36 dc (three 3-dc groups across each side), 8 ch-1 sps, and 4 corner ch-2 sps.
Rnd 4: (Sl st, ch 5, 3 dc) in first corner ch-2 sp, *(ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 sp) twice, ch 1, (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next corner ch-2 sp; rep from * 2 more times, (ch 1, 3 dc in last ch-1 sp) twice, ch 1, 2 dc in first ch-2 sp; join with sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch – 48 dc (four 3-dc groups across each side), 12 ch-1 sps, and 4 corner ch-2 sps.
Rnds 5-16: (Sl st, ch 5, 3 dc) in first corner ch-2 sp, *(ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 sp) to next corner ch-2 sp, ch 1, (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in corner ch-2 sp; rep from * 2 more times, (ch 1, 3 dc in last ch-1 sp) to first corner ch-2 sp, ch 1, 2 dc in first ch-2 sp; join with sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch – 192 dc (sixteen 3-dc groups across each side), 60 ch-1 sps, and 4 corner ch-2 sps at the end of Rnd 16.
Do not fasten off.

First Corner Triangle
Row 1 (RS):
With A, ch 1, sc in first corner ch-2 sp, sc in each dc and ch-1 sp to next corner ch-2 sp, sc in corner ch-2 sp; leave rem sts unworked for other Corner Triangles – 65 sc.
Row 2 (Decrease Row): With A, ch 1, turn, sk first st, sc in each st across to last 2 sts, sk next st, sc in last st – 63 sc.
Change to C.
Row 3: With C, rep Row 2 – 61 sc.
Row 4: With C, ch 1, turn, sc in each st across.
Change to A.
Rows 5 and 6: With A, rep Row 2 twice – 57 sc at the end of Row 6.
Change to D.
Row 7: With D, rep Row 2 – 55 sc.
Row 8: With D, ch 1, turn, sc in each st across.
Change to A.
Rows 9-40: Rep Rows 5-8 eight more times, changing color as follows: 2 rows with A, 2 rows with E, 2 rows with A, 2 rows with F, 2 rows with A, 2 rows with G, 2 rows with A, 2 rows with H, 2 rows with A, 2 rows with I, 2 rows with A, 2 rows with J, 2 rows with A, 2 rows with I, 2 rows with A, 2 rows with H – 7 sts at the end of Row 40.
Change to A.
Rows 41 and 42: With A, rep Row 2 twice – 3 sts at the end of Row 42.
Change to G.
Row 43: Ch 1, turn, sc3tog – 1 st.
Fasten off.

Second Corner Triangle
Row 1 (RS):
From RS, join A with sc in same corner ch-2 sp as last sc of first row of previous Corner Triangle, sc in each dc and ch-1 sp across to next corner ch-2 sp, sc in corner ch-2 sp; leave rem sts unworked for other Corner Triangles – 65 sc.
Rows 2-43: Work same as Rows 2-43 of First Corner Triangle, changing color as follows: Work 1 more row with A, 2 rows with J, 2 rows with A, 2 rows with I, 2 rows with A, 2 rows with H, 2 rows with A, 2 rows with G, 2 rows with A, 2 rows with F, 2 rows with A, 2 rows with E, 2 rows with A, 2 rows with D, 2 rows with A, 2 rows with C, 2 rows with A, 2 rows D, 2 rows A, 2 rows with E, 2 rows with A, and last row with F.
Fasten off.

Third Corner Triangle
Row 1 (RS):
From RS, join A with sc in same corner ch-2 sp as last sc of first row of previous Corner Triangle, sc in each dc and ch-1 sp across to next corner ch-2 sp, sc in corner ch-2 sp; leave rem sts unworked for last Corner Triangle – 65 sc.
Rows 2-43: Work same as Rows 2-43 of First Corner Triangle. Fasten off.

Fourth Corner Triangle
Row 1 (RS):
From RS, join A with sc in same corner ch-2 sp as last sc of first row of previous Corner Triangle, sc in each dc and ch-1 sp across to next corner ch-2 sp, sc in corner ch-2 sp (this is same corner ch-2 sp as first sc of first row of First Corner Triangle) – 65 sc.
Rows 2-43: Work same as Rows 2-43 of First Corner Triangle and changing color as in Second Corner Triangle.
Fasten off.

FINISHING
Border
Rnd 1:
From RS, join A with sc in any corner, sc evenly spaced around, working 3 sc in each corner; join with sl st in first sc.
Rnd 2: *Ch 3, sk next, sc in next sc; rep from * around, working (sc, ch 1, sc) in center sc of each corner 3-sc group.
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
rem = remain(s)(ing) rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s) RS = right side
sc = single crochet sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch st(s) = stitch(es)


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