Time Required :
Over an hour
Intermediate
Intermediate
You're somewhat experienced with the skills necessary to complete this project, but you haven't mastered all the elements, yet.

bernat® baby blanket™ elephant crochet baby blanket

What kid doesn't love elephants? Made with Bernat® Baby Blanket™, this adorable blanket will make a great addition to any nursery.
Step 1

MEASUREMENT:
Approx 58" [147.5 cm] square.
GAUGE:
- 7 dc and 4 rows = 4” [10 cm], take time to check your gauge.
- 1 block = 1½” [4 cm]

Step 2

INSTRUCTIONS:
Note: Afghan is worked diagonally from corner to corner. When working from chart, wind small balls of the colours to be used, one for each separate area of colour in the design. Start new colours at appropriate points. To change colour, work to last 2 loops on hook, yoh with new colour. Pull through 2 loops on hook to complete st and proceed in new colour.
With A, ch 6. Click here for the chart – each square of chart represents 1 block.
Row 1: (RS). 1 dc in 4th ch from hook (counts as 2 dc). 1 dc in each of last 2 ch. Turn. 1 block made.
Row 2: Ch 6. 1 dc in 4th ch from hook. 1 dc in each of next 2 ch – beg block made. (Sl st. Ch 3. 3 dc) in next ch-3 sp – block made. Turn. 2 blocks.
Row 3: Beg block. *Block in next ch-3 sp. Rep from * to end of row. Turn. 3 blocks.
Keeping cont of colour changes in Chart (each square on grid represents 1 block), rep last row until Row 40 of chart is complete. 40 blocks.
Keeping cont of Chart, proceed as follows to dec corner:
Row 41: Sl st in each of first 3 dc. *Block in next ch-3 sp. Rep from * to last ch-3 sp. Sl st in last ch-3 sp. (Do not make a block.) Turn.
Keeping cont of Chart, rep last row until 1 block rem. Fasten off.
Bottom Edging: With WS facing, join A with sl st at bottom corner to work across bottom edge.
Row 1: (WS). *Ch 3. Sl st between next 2 blocks. Rep from * to last block of edge. Ch 3. Sl st in corner. Turn.
Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as dc). *3 dc in next ch-3 sp. Rep from * to end of row. 1 dc in corner. Fasten off.
Top Edging: Rep for Bottom edging across top edge.

Step 3

ABBREVIATIONS:
Approx = Approximately
Beg = Beginning
Ch = Chain(s)
Cont= Continue(ity)
Contrast A = Confetti (04868)
Dc = Double Crochet
Main Colour (MC) = Misty Grey
Rem =Remaining
Rep = Repeat
RS = Right Side
Sc = Single Crochet
Sl st = Slip Stitch
Sp(s) = Space(s)
St(s) = Stitch(es)
WS = Wrong Side
Yoh = Yarn Over Hook

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