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Mint Baby Blanket

When it comes to finding the perfect baby shower gift, look no further than this beautiful crochet baby blanket pattern from our friends over at Caron Yarns. The Mint Baby Blanket is soft, fresh, light, and thoroughly adorable. With ombre pastel lines forming a light plaid pattern across the mint green blanket, it's the perfect gift for either boy or girl. Slight ruffled edges are the finishing touch to this beautiful baby afghan. Make this pattern today!

Intermediate

Crochet HookG/6 or 4 mm hook

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

Materials:

  • Caron International's Simply Soft 9 oz. Sage Green; 2 oz. Baby Brights Ombre.
  • Size G crochet hook or size to obtain gauge.

Gauge: 4 sc = 1" 5sc rows = 1"

Finished Size: Approximately 35" x 40"

Instructions:

AFGHAN
With size G hook and Sage Green, ch 151.
Row 1: 1 hdc in 3rd ch from hook, 1 hdc in ea of the next 17 ch, * ch 1, sk 1 ch, 1 hdc in ea of the next 5 ch, ch 1, sk 1 ch, 1 hdc in ea of the next 19 ch; repeat from * 5 times, ch 2, turn. (note: Ch-2 counts as 1st hdc throughout.)
Row 2: 1 hdc in first st, 1 hdc in ea of next 17 st, * ch 1, sk 1 st, 1 hdc in next 5 sts, ch 1, sk 1 st, 1 hdc in ea of the next 19 sts; repeat from * 5 times, ch 2, turn.
Rows 3-17: Same as Row 2. End Row 17 with ch 3, turn. Row 18: * sk 1 st, 1 hdc in next st, ch 2, repeat from * to end of row, ch 2, turn.
Rows 19-35: Same as Row 2. Repeat Rows 18-35 5 times. Fasten off.

Stripes: Using Size G hook and 2 strands Baby Brights Ombre held tog, make a slip knot and beg at side edge of Row 18 with right side facing you and yarn held behind the work, draw a loop through the first space, insert hook in next sp, draw a loop through the space and the loop on the hook. Cont to the opposite side. Fasten off. Work the same in ea ch 1 row. Beg at bottom of blanket and work the same in ea ch-1 sp to the top. (Note: be careful not to work to lightly or blanket will pucker.)

Ruffle: Use Baby Brights Ombre and size G hook.
Round 1: Beg at center of bottom edge and ch 2, work 1 hdc in ea st to corner, work 5 hdc in corner st, work 170 hdc along side edge, work 5 hdc in corner, work 1 hdc in ea st along top edge, 5 hdc in corner, 170 hdc along side, 5 hdc in corner st, work 1 hdc in ea st to end off round. Join with sl st in second 2nd ch of beg ch-2.
Round 2: Ch 4, 1 dc in same st, [*sk 1 st, (dc, ch 1, dc) in the next st, repeat from * to corner, (dc, ch 1, dc, ch 1, dc) in corner st] repeat between [ ] three times, * sk 1 st, dc in next st, rep from * to end of round, join with a sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch-3.
Round 3: Ch 3, (dc ch 1, 2 dc) in the first ch-1 sp, (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in the next ch-1 sp and ea ch-1 sp around, joins with a sl st in the 3rd ch of beg ch-3. Fasten off. Weave in yarn ends.

Care Instructions: MACHINE WASH and DRYING INSTRUCTIONS: Machine Wash: warm water, gentle cycle. Machine Dry: low heat, delicate cycle.

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