Corner to Corner Blanket

Crochet a cozy baby blanket.
 
 

Uses Recycled Items: No

Keywords: july2012, C_31028, corner to corner blanket, corner, blanket, baby blanket, bernat, baby coordinates

Materials

  • Bernat® Baby Coordinates™ (Ombres: 120 ga./4.25 oz.; Solids: 140 ga./5 oz.) Yarn – Posy Patch (Contrast A: 1 Ball) and White (Contrast B: 1 Ball)
  • Crochet Hook, Size U.S. G or 6 (4mm) or Size Needed to Obtain Gauge
  • Scissors
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Instructions

Abbreviations

approx = approximately
beg = begin(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
cont = continue(ity)
dc = double crochet
pat = pattern
rem = remain(ing)
rep = repeat
rnd(s) = round(s)
rs = right side
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
sp(s) = space(s) 

Instructions

Notes: Ch 4 at beg of rnd counts as dc and ch 1 throughout.

Ch 3 at beg of row counts as dc throughout. When joining colours, work to last 2 loops on hook of first colour. Draw new colour through last 2 loops and proceed.

Stripe Pat

With A, work 5 rows.

With B, work 5 rows.

These 10 rows form Stripe Pat.

 

With A, ch 5.

1st row: (RS). (3 dc. Ch 1. 1 dc) in 5th ch from hook (counts as 1 dc. Ch 1. 3 dc. Ch 1. 1 dc). Turn.

2nd row: Ch 4. 3 dc in first ch-1 sp. Ch 1. Miss next 3 dc. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. 1 dc in 3rd ch of turning ch. Turn.

3rd row: Ch 4. 3 dc in first ch-1 sp. (Ch 1. Miss next 3 dc. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp) twice. Ch 1. 1 dc in 3rd ch of turning ch. Turn.

4th row: Ch 4. 3 dc in first ch-1 sp. *Ch 1. Miss next 3 dc. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp. Rep from * across ending with 3 dc in last ch-1 sp. Ch 1.

1 dc in 3rd ch of turning ch. Turn.

Keeping cont of Stripe Pat, rep 4th row until work from beg measures approx 32" (81.5 cm).

Beg decreasing: Next row: With appropriate colour, ch 3. Miss first ch-1 sp and next 3 dc. *3 dc in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. Miss next 3 dc. Rep from * to last 2 ch-1 sps. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp. Miss next 3 dc and next ch-1 sp. 1 dc in 3rd ch of turning ch. Turn.

Next row: Ch 3. Miss next 3 dc. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp. *Ch 1. Miss next 3 dc. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp. Rep from * across ending with 1 dc in top of turning ch. Turn.

Keeping cont of Stripe Pat, rep last row until 2 groups of 3 dc rem.

Next row: Ch 3. Miss next 3 dc. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp. Miss next 3 dc. 1 dc in top of turning ch. Fasten off.

Edging: 1st rnd: With RS facing, join B with sl st to side of any dc along Blanket edge. Ch 1. Work 3 sc in side of each dc or ch-3 sp and

(1 sc. Ch 1. 1 sc) in each corner st around. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

Tips

Measurement: Approx 32" (81cm) square
Gauge: 16 dc and 9½ rows = 4" (10cm)