Pastel Rainbow Baby Blanket
With a blanket that measures 36 x 36", any little baby is sure to stay cozy in this fabulous crochet design. The Pastel Rainbow Baby Blanket is done in single crochet with five coordinating crochet colors.
This finished baby blanket pattern features a zig-zag effect produced by the surprisingly easy-to-stitch ripple stitch.
If you're just learning how to crochet a blanket, this is a great project for you to work on because it's an easy crochet pattern to work up. Your little one will be warm, cozy and stylish in this gorgeous pastel baby blanket.
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Crochet HookI/9 or 5.5 mm hook
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
Crochet Gauge18 sts = 4” in pattern stitch. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.
Finished SizeBlanket measures 36” x 36”
- RED HEART® “Soft Baby Steps®”:3 Balls 9600 White A, 1 Ball each 9505 Aqua B, 9620 Baby Green C, 9700 Baby Pink D, 9590 Lavender E
- Crochet Hook: 5.5mm [US I-9].
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With A, ch 157.
Row 1 (Right Side): Sc in 2nd ch from hook, skip next ch, * sc in next 4 ch, 3 sc in next ch, sc in next 4 ch **, skip next 2 ch; repeat from * to last 2 ch, end at **, skip next ch, sc in last ch – 156 sc.
Row 2: Working in back loops only, ch 1, turn, sc in first sc, skip next sc, * sc in next 4 sc, 3 sc in next sc, sc in next 4 sc **, skip next 2 sc; repeat from * to last 2 sc, end at **, skip next sc, sc in last sc.
Repeat Row 2 for pattern stitch, working * 2 rows with B, 2 rows with C, 2 rows with D, 2 rows with E; repeat from * twice more.
Repeating Row 2, work 68 rows with A. * Work 2 rows with E, 2 rows with D, 2 rows with C, 2 rows with B; repeat from * twice more.
Work 2 rows with A.
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