Poseys in the Squares Baby Blanket
Need a great gift for your next baby shower? Why not make this beautiful Poseys in the Squares Baby Blanket from Red Heart Yarn. This crochet baby blanket is perfect for crocheters with a little experience. This blanket is worked up by crocheting a lot of crochet granny squares and then joining them all together in the end. Because of this method, you can work these wherever you are, even on vacation!
Crochet HookI/9 or 5.5 mm hook
Crochet GaugeSquare = 5 inches
Finished Size38 x 38 inches
- Red Heart Baby Econo: #1047 Candy Print (4 skeins)
- US size I/9 (5.5 mm) hook
- Yarn needle
Ch 3, slip st in first st to form a ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 3 (counts as dc here and throughout), work 11 dc in ring, slip st in top of beginning ch. (12 sts)
Rnd 2: Ch 3, [slip st in front loop of next dc, ch 3] around, slip st in back loop in top of beginning ch of Round 1. (12 loops)
Rnd 3: Ch 3, 2 dc in same space on Round 1, 3 dc in back loop of next dc on Round 1, ch 3, skip next st, *[3 dc in back loop of next dc] twice, ch 3, skip next st; repeat from * around, slip st in top of beginning ch. (4 ch-3 spaces)
Rnd 4: Slip st in next dc, ch 3, dc in next 3 dc, skip next dc, (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in ch-3 space, *skip next dc, dc in next 4 dc, skip next dc, (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in ch-3 space; repeat from * around; slip st in back loop of beginning ch.
Rnd 5: Ch 3, *dc in back loop of each dc to ch-3 space, dc in back loop of next ch, (dc, ch 1, dc) in back loop of next ch, dc in back loop of next ch; repeat from * to last ch-3 space, dc in back loop of next 3 dc, slip st in top of beginning ch.
Rnd 6: Slip st in front loop of next st on Round 4, ch 1, [slip st in next front loop, ch 1] around, slip st in first slip st. Fasten off.
Arrange Squares into 7 rows of 7 Squares each.
Sew Squares together.
Rnd 1: With right side facing, join yarn in any st, ch 1, sc in each st around, working 3 sc in each Blanket corner ch-1 space, slip st in first sc.
Rnd 2: [Ch 2, slip st in next sc] around.
Fasten off and weave in ends.
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