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.

loops & threads® cozy baby™ waffle stitch crochet baby blanket

A modern classic with the long favorite waffle stitch pattern turned into a square. The navy and coral tones of Sedona in Cozy Baby™ are just at home in the living room as the nursery. The beauty of this project is you can keep repeating the 2-row pattern until the blanket is as large as you would like.
Step 1

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: 36” (92cm) x 36” (92cm)
GAUGE: Rnds 1-5 = 4” (10 cm); save time and check your gauge
SPECIAL STITCHES:
Magic Ring: Wrap yarn around your left middle finger twice, leaving a 6" tail. Insert hook under both strands and pull up a loop. Ch 1, and beg working directly into center of ring. This ring can be tightened later by pulling on the yarn tail.
Fpdc (front post double crochet): Yo, insert hook from front to back to front around the post of the stitch and draw yarn through, [yo and draw through 2 loops on hook] twice.


Step 2

INSTRUCTIONS:
Rnd 1: Ch 4 (counts as dc, ch 1 here and throughout), [3 dc in ring, ch 1] 3 times, 2 dc in ring, sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch-4 to join – 4 ch-1 sps.
Rnd 2: Sl st in ch-1 sp, ch 4, 2 dc in same ch-1 sp, dc in next 3 dc, [(2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in next ch-1 sp, dc in next 3 dc] 3 times, dc in 1st ch-1 sp, sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch-4 – 28 dc, 4 ch-1 sps.
Rnd 3: Sl st in ch-1 sp, ch 4, 2 dc in same ch-1 sp, FpDc around next dc, *[dc in next 2 dc, FpDc around next dc] to ch-1 sp**, (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in ch-1 sp; rep from * 2 more times, rep from * to ** once more, dc in 1st ch-1 sp, sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch-4, sl st in ch-1 sp, TURN – 44 dc, 4 ch-1 sps.
Rnd 4 (WS): Ch 4, dc in same ch-1 sp, FpDc around each of next 2 dc, *[dc in next dc, FpDc around each of next 2 dc] to ch-1 sp**, (dc, ch 1, dc) in ch-1 sp; rep from * 2 more times, rep from * to ** once more, sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch-4, sl st in ch-1 sp, TURN – 52 dc, 4 ch-1 sps.
Rnd 5 (RS): Ch 4, 2 dc in same ch-1 sp, FpDc around next dc, *[dc in next 2 dc, FpDc around next dc] to ch-1 sp**, (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in ch-1 sp; rep from * 2 more times, rep from * to ** once more, dc in 1st ch-1 sp, sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch-4, sl st in ch-1 sp, TURN – 16 dc inc’d, 4 ch-1 sps.
Rnd 6 (WS): Ch 4, dc in same ch-1 sp, FpDc around each of next 2 dc, *[dc in next dc, FpDc around each of next 2 dc] to ch-1 sp**, (dc, ch 1, dc) in ch-1 sp; rep from * 2 more times, rep from * to ** once more, sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch-4, sl st in ch-1 sp, TURN – 8 dc inc’d, 4 ch-1 sps.
Repeat Rnds 5-6, until Blanket measures approximately 36” (92cm) across, ending with Rnd 1.
Fasten off.
Finishing: Weave in ends.

Step 3

ABBREVIATIONS:
Beg = Begin(ning)
Ch = Chain
Dc = Double Crochet
Inc(‘d) = Increase(d)
Rep = Repeat(ing)
Rnd(s) = Round(s)
RS = Right Side
Sl St = Slip Stitch
WS = Wrong Side
Yo = Yarn Over

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