Free Crochet Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Earth Baby Afghan
Lion Brand® Recycled Cotton
Pattern Number: 80790AD This durable child's throw is strong and soft.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
28 x 30 in. (71 x 76 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

482-157 Recycled Cotton: Sunshine

Medium yellow twisted with taupe and off-white


Quantity needed: 4 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 25.96

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size J-10 (6 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.45


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

GAUGE:
4 1/2 V-sts + 6 1/2 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in V-st pattern. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles. Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:
V-st (Dc, ch 1, dc) in indicated st.


INSTRUCTIONS



BLANKET
Ch 100.


Row 1: (Dc, ch 1, dc) in 5th ch from hook (V-st made), *sk next 2 ch, V-st in next ch; rep from * across to last 2 ch, sk next ch, dc in last ch.


Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as dc here and throughout), turn, V-st in each ch-1 sp across, dc in top of turning ch - 32 V-sts and 1 dc at each edge.


Rows 3-50: Rep Row 2.


Do not fasten off.



Border
Rnd 1: Ch 1, turn, sc in each dc and ch-1 sp across, 3 sc in top of turning ch; pivot to work in ends of rows along side, work sc evenly spaced along side; pivot to work along opposite side of foundation ch, 3 sc in first ch, sc in each ch across to last ch, 3 sc in last ch; pivot to work in ends of rows along opposite side, work sc evenly spaced along side, 2 sc in same st as first sc; join with sl st in first sc.


Rnd 2 (picot edging): *Ch 2, sl st in 2nd ch from hook (picot made), sk next sc, sl st in next 2 sc; rep from * around sl st in more or fewer sts at each corner to ensure that a picot is centered at each corner.

Fasten off.



FINISHING
Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tr = treble (triple) crochet
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)


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