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Quick Corner to Corner Crochet Baby Blanket

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Quick Corner to Corner Crochet Baby Blanket
Quick Corner to Corner Crochet Baby Blanket
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You will be absolutely amazed by how fast you can work up this Quick Corner to Corner Crochet Baby Blanket! Corner to corner patterns are usually fast to make, but when you're on a time crunch for a baby shower, you'll be thankful for this pattern.

If it's for a boy, you'll want to keep the blue textured yarn, or if it's for a girl, go for a pink colored yarn. The baby that receives this crochet baby blanket will treasure it forever even if it took you no time to make it. This corner to corner crochet pattern is easy, fast, and perfect for baby.​

PLUS! Watch this video tutorial below to learn how easy it can be to make a corner to corner blanket, and learn some great tips and tricks before you get started! 

Pattern Note: Blanket is worked from corner to corner.

Easy

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 15 rows = 4" [10 cm]

Finished SizeApprox 32" x 32"

Materials List

  • Bernat® Li'l Tots™ (100 g/3.5 oz; 173 m/190 yds): Cool Blue (#42730) - 4 balls
  • Size 5 mm (U.S. H/8) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge.

Instructions:

Ch 6.
1st row: (RS). 1 dc in 4th ch from hook (counts as ch-3 and dc). 1 dc in each of next 2 ch. Turn. 1 block.
2nd row: Ch 6. 1 dc in 4th ch from hook. 1 dc in each of next 2 ch – beg block made. Miss next 3 dc. (Sl st. Ch 3. 3 dc) in next ch-3 sp – block made. Turn. 2 blocks.
3rd row: Beg block. (Block) twice. Turn. 3 blocks.
4th row: Beg block. (Block) 3 times. Turn. 4 blocks.
5th row: Beg block. (Block) 4 times. Turn. 5 blocks.
Cont increasing 1 block each row, as established, until left side from beg measures 32" [81.5 cm].
Beg decreasing: Next row: Sl st in each of next 3 dc. Block in each ch-3 spto last ch-3 sp. Sl st in last ch-3 sp. Turn. Rep last row until 1 block rem.
Fasten off.

What is Corner to Corner Crochet?

The term "corner to corner" is also referred to as C2C. This is a popular crochet technique that involves working up a crochet piece from one corner to the other corner. By following a C2C pattern, the crocheter can create something fast and without a lot of references back to the pattern.

You will find a lot of C2C baby blankets but this is also used for granny squares, placemats, and square or rectangle embellishments. These crochet patterns are usually simple to follow as you are mostly just increasing and decreasing as you go. Though it's most common to see C2C baby blanket sizes, this technique can be used for smaller or larger patterns as well. 

Many corner to corner patterns involve stripes because those are easy to incorporate as you go. Some patterns even include more complex designs. Take a look at the bonus patterns below to see what sort of ideas there are for corner to corner crochet.

BONUS Corner to Corner Crochet Patterns

Looking for more corner to corner crochet ideas? Then take a look at the corner to corner afghan patterns below. This is only a small fraction of the kind of designs available in this crochet style but there's a lot of variety to choose from, as you can see.

Abbreviations

Beg
beginning
Ch
chain(s)
Cont
continue(ity)
Dc
double crochet
Sc
single crochet
Sl st
slip stitch
Sp
space(s)
Rem
remain(ing)
Rep
repeat
RS
right side
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I've learned how to do the corner to corner stitch that is why this corner to corner baby blanket no longer amaze me like before. I have started my C2C afghan project using maroon/white/light gray/dark gray/ combination and soon I will post the finished project here. Proud to do it.

Thank you for the video on the corner to corner technique with big yarn. I really loved that. I really feel confident that I can make any project using the corner to corner technique because of this video tutorial. Applying the new technique with the color changing yarn will have my project turn out really nice.

The corner to corner crochet technique is really very popular. I have seen a lot of patterns I want to try but I am afraid of the change of colors during the project. This is a great beginner project so that I can really get a feel for the technique. Thanks for the video tutorial.

I have a problem. When i'm knitting the 3 row after the first block there is no 3 ch. Did I do something wrong?

Hi! This is a crochet pattern. I'm not sure about the problem because we have the directions as they appear on the original Bernat pattern. Feel free to look at the original and see if it helps: http://www.yarnspirations.com/patterns/tumbling-blocks-baby-blanket.html?id=196827. Thanks, Krista, Editor

Thank you. I find my mistake.

You need to chain 3

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