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Love Taking Naps Baby Afghan

Love Taking Naps Baby Afghan
Love Taking Naps Baby Afghan
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The Love Taking Naps Baby Afghan takes baby’s naptime into the digital world, with a hashtag incorporated into the pattern. This adorable pattern uses a contrast color to include “#NAPS” in the middle of the blanket, bringing to light what is (hopefully, for you) their favorite activity. This would be such a cute pattern to make for a baby shower, as it is sure to bring smiles and laughs. Maybe if you make this blanket for your little one, they really will love their naptime. Give it a try!

Intermediate

Crochet HookH/8 or 5 mm hook

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

Crochet Gauge13 sc and 14 rows = 4" [10 cm].

Finished SizeApprox 35" [89 cm] square

Materials List

  • Caron® Simply Soft® (Solids: 6 oz/170.1 g; 315 yds/288 m; Heathers: 5 oz/141.7 g; 250 yds/228 m). Main Color (MC): Charcoal Heather (H9508), 4 balls; Contrast A: Off White (39702), 1 ball
  • Size U.S. H/8 (5 mm) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge. 
  • Stitch marker

Instructions

Note: When working from chart and joining new color, work to last 2 loops on hook of last st. Draw new color through 2 loops, then proceed in new color.
Carry color not in use across top of previous row and work sts around it to prevent stranding.

Blanket

With MC, ch 119.
1st row: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch to end of chain. Turn. 118 sc.
2nd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
Rep last row until work from beg measures 12" [30.5 cm], ending on a WS row.
Beg working Chart in sc, reading RS rows from right to left and WS rows from left to right, until 21st row of Chart is complete. Break A. Place marker at end of last row. Chart is shown below. (Click on chart to enlarge.)
Next row: With MC, ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn. Rep last row until work from marker measures 12" [30.5 cm].
Fasten off.

Border

With RS facing, join MC with sl st to any corner.
1st rnd: Ch 3 (counts as dc). Work 1 rnd of dc evenly around all side edges, working 5 dc in each corner. Join A with sl st to top of ch 3.
2nd rnd: With A, ch 3 (counts as dc). 1 dc in each dc around, working 5 dc in each center dc of (5 dc) corner group. Join with sl st to top of ch 3.
3rd rnd: As 2nd rnd, joining MC at end of rnd.
4th rnd: With MC, as 2nd rnd.
Fasten off.

Abbreviations

beg
begin(ning)
ch
chain(s)
dc
double crochet
rep
repeat
rnd
round
RS
right side
sc
single crochet
sl st
slip stitch
st(s)
stitch(es)
WS
wrong side

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Haha. Introducing baby to the digital world. This one's easy, it's all double and single crochets so this is fast to do. But if I were to do this, I will use a different color. Something pastel or earth color.

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