One Skein Lilac Blanket
This One Skein Lilac Blanket is the best free crochet pattern to make for any little baby in your life. Beautiful light purple yarn makes this an excellent choice for a spring baby, but you're welcome to use any color Caron One Pound yarn for this particular crocheted afghan. The texture and timeless design of this baby blanket makes this a classic item that will be cherished for years to come. Plus, it works up quickly, making this a wonderful choice for holiday gifts and baby showers.
Crochet HookK/10.5 or 6.5 mm hook
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
Crochet Gauge3 clusters and 6 rows = 4" [10 cm] in pat
Finished SizeApprox 34" [86.5 cm] square
- One Pound (454 g/16. oz;742 m/812 yds) Main Color (MC) Lilac (0577): 1 skein
- Size U.S. K/10½ (6.5 mm) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge.
1st row: (RS). (1 sc. 2 dc) in 2nd ch from hook - beg cluster made. Skip next 2 ch. *(1 sc. 2 dc) in next ch - cluster made. Skip next 2 ch. Rep from * to last ch. 1 sc in last ch. Turn. 25 clusters.
2nd row: Ch 1. Cluster in first sc. Skip next 2 dc. *Cluster in next sc. Skip next 2 dc. Rep from * to last sc. 1 sc in last sc. Turn.
Rep last row for pat until work from beg measures 33" [84 cm].
Do not fasten off.
1st rnd: Ch 1. *3 sc in corner st. Work 73 sc evenly across to next corner. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 304 sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 1. Working from left to right instead of right to left as usual, work 1 reverse sc in each sc around.
Join with sl st to first st. Fasten off.