Dream Weaver Crocheted Baby Blanket


size: 36” square

Materials

  • Bernat Little Cosmos Baby Blanket Yarn (04128), 3.5 oz. skein, 10

Abbreviations

bpdc = back post double crochet
ch = chain
dc = double crochet
fpdc = front post double crochet
hdc = half double crochet
rep = repeat
RS = Right Side
st(s = stitch(es)
yo = yarn over

Basic Supplies

scissors, ruler

Tools

  • Crochet hook, US L (8mm) or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Yarn needle

Directions

  • Gauge
  • 1. 9 sts x 5-1/2” rows = 4” in basketweave pattern.
  • Special Stitches
  • 1. fpdc – front post double crochet: Yo and insert hook from front to back around post of double crochet on previous row. Complete as for normal double crochet.
  • 2. bpdc – back post double crochet: Yo and insert hook from back to front around post of double crochet on previous row. Complete as for normal double crochet.
  • Blanket
  • 1. Ch 80.
  • 2. 1st Row (RS): Dc in 4th ch from hook and in each st to end. 78 sts
  • 3. 2nd Row: Ch 3 (counts as dc), *fpdc in next 4 dc, bpdc in next 4 dc; rep from * across to last st, dc in top of beginning ch 3. Turn.
  • 4. 3rd Row: Ch 3 (counts as dc), *bpdc in next 4 dc, fpdc in next 4 dc; rep from * across to last st, dc in top of beginning ch 3. Turn.
  • 5. 4th Row: Ch 3 (counts as dc), *bpdc in next 4 dc, fpdc in next 4 dc; rep from * across to last st, dc in top of beginning ch 3. Turn.
  • 6. 5th Row: Ch 3 (counts as dc), *fpdc in next 4 dc, bpdc in next 4 dc; rep from * across to last st, dc in top of beginning ch 3. Turn. Rep 2nd-5th Rows until piece measures 34”.
  • Edging
  • 1. Ch 2, hdc in next st and every st across to last one, 3 hdc in last st (corner), *hdc evenly along one side to corner, 3 hdc in next corner; rep from * twice more, ending with 2 hdc in base of beginning ch 2.
  • 2. Fasten off.
  • Finishing
  • 1. Weave in ends.

by Vickie Howell for Bernat Yarns

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