Bright Beginnings Crochet Blanket

By: Bernat
Bright Beginnings Crochet Blanket
Bright Beginnings Crochet Blanket
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Everyone always wants a fresh start. Give it to them with this pretty Bright Beginnings Crochet Blanket. Whether it's January 1st, the start of a new school year, or a beautiful wedding is coming up, this cheerful crochet afghan is perfect for all sorts of new starts. It doesn't even have to be something quite so official — for example, this is a wonderful gift to signify the start of a new friendship. This is one blanket that will certainly mean a lot to whoever receives it.


Crochet HookL/11 or 8 mm hook

Crochet Gauge7 dc and 4 rows = 4" [10 cm]

Finished SizeApprox 50 x 60" [127 x 152.5 cm]

Materials List

  • Bernat® Blanket Brights™ (10.5 oz/300 g; 220 yds/201 m)
  • Rainbow Shine Varg. (12016): 5 balls or 913 yds/835 m


Approx = Approximate(ly)
Beg = Begin(ning)
Ch = Chain(s)
Dc = Double crochet
Pat = Pattern
Rep = Repeat
RS = Right Side
WS = Wrong side

Chain (ch) 95.

  1. 1st row: (RS) 1 double crochet (dc) in 4th chain (ch) from hook (skipped ch-3 counts as 1 dc). 1 dc in next ch. *Ch 1. Skip next ch. 1 dc in each of next 3 ch. Repeat (rep) from * to end of chain. Turn.

  2. 2nd row: Ch 3. 1 dc in each of next 2 dc. *Ch 1. Skip next ch. 1 dc in each of next 3 dc. Rep from * to end of row. Turn.

  3. Rep last row for pattern (pat) until work from beginning (beg) measures approximately (approx) 60" [152.5 cm] ending on a wrong side (WS) row. Fasten off.

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