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Butterfly Days Crochet Baby Blanket

Butterfly Days Crochet Baby Blanket

Keep baby happy in this fun Butterfly Days Crochet Baby Blanket. It's an easy crochet baby blanket to work up and it's super soft that it won't irritate their sensitive skin. The design starts with a foundation chain in the center and then it's worked in rounds. If you're looking for a baby shower gift, a birthday gift, or simply just want to make something for baby then this blanket is the way to go. She'll love the bright colors that Red Heart has to offer.

Easy

Crochet HookH/8 or 5 mm hook

Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)

Materials:

  • RED HEART® Baby Sheen™: 6 balls 930 Baby Multi A and 1 ball 1 White B
  • Susan Bates® Crochet Hook: 5mm [H-8 US].
  • Yarn needle
  • Stitch marker (optional)

GAUGE:
Gauge is not critical for this project

Blanket measures 30” wide x 40” long (75 x 100 cm)

Notes

1. Blanket is worked in joined rounds.
2. You may find it helpful to place a marker in the first stitch of each round and move it up as the round is completed.
3. To change color, work last stitch of old color to last yarn over. Yarn over with new color and draw through all loops on hook to complete stitch. Proceed with new color. Cut old color

BLANKET
With A , ch 41.
Foundation Row: Working in back bars, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, turn—40 sc.
Round 1: Ch 1, sc in first st, dc in next st, *sc in next st, dc in next st; repeat from * to end of row, ch 1; working across end of row, (sc, dc) in end of row, ch 1; working across opposite side of foundation ch, sc in first ch, dc in next ch, **sc in next ch, dc in next ch; repeat from ** to end of row, ch 1; working across end of row, (sc, dc) in end of row, ch 1; join with slip st in first st, turn—42 sc, 42 dc, and 4 ch-1 spaces.
Round 2: Ch 3 (counts as first dc here and throughout), (sc, ch 1, dc) in first ch-1 space, [*sc in next dc, dc in next sc; repeat from * to next ch-1 space, (sc, ch 1, dc) in next ch-1 space] 3 times, **sc in next dc, dc in next sc; repeat from ** to beginning ch-3; join with slip st in top of beginning ch-3, turn—46 sc, 46 dc, and 4 ch-1 spaces.
Round 3: Ch 1, sc in same st as join, [*dc in next sc, sc in next dc; repeat from * to next ch-1 space, (dc, ch 1, sc) in next ch-1 space] 4 times, dc in last sc; join with slip st in first st, turn—50 sc, 50 dc, and 4 ch-1 sps.
Round 4: Ch 3, sc in first dc, dc in next sc, (sc, ch 1, dc) in next ch-1 space, [*sc in next dc, dc in next sc; repeat from * to next ch-1 space, (sc, ch 1, dc) in next ch-1 space] 3 times, **sc in next dc, dc in next sc; repeat from ** to beginning ch-3; join with slip st in top of beginning ch-3, turn—54 sc, 54 dc, and 4 ch-1 spaces.
Round 5: Ch 1, sc in same st as join, [*dc in next sc, sc in next dc; repeat from * to next ch-1 space, (dc, ch 1, sc) in next ch-1 space] 4 times, dc in next sc, sc in next dc, dc in last sc; join with slip st in first st, turn—58 sc, 58 dc, and 4 ch-1 spaces.
Round 6: Ch 3, sc in first dc, dc in next sc, [*sc in next dc, dc in next sc; repeat from * to next ch-1 space, (sc, ch 1, dc) in next ch-1 space] 4 times, **sc in next dc, dc in next sc; repeat from ** to beginning ch-3; join with slip st in top of beginning ch-3, turn—62 sc, 62 dc, and 4 ch-1 spaces.
Round 7: Ch 1, sc in same st as join, [*dc in next sc, sc in next dc; repeat from * to next ch-1 space, (dc, ch 1, sc) in next ch-1 space] 4 times, **dc in next sc, sc in next dc; repeat from ** to last sc, dc in last sc; join with slip st in first st, turn—66 sc, 66 dc, and 4 ch-1 spaces.
Rounds 8–55: Repeat Round 6 and 7 twenty- five times; change to B in last st of Round 55—258 sc, 258 dc, and 4 ch-1 spaces at end of Round 55.
Round 56: Repeat Round 6.
Round 57: Repeat Round 7. Fasten off.
FINISHING
Weave in ends.

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Can someone clarify if the directions say to add more than one row on round 2, round 4, round 6 and round 7. I am confused by the to

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