Free Crochet Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Bright Eyes Baby Throw
Lion Brand® Homespun®
Pattern Number: 80980AD This little blanket will be your child's favorite.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy + (Level 3)
SIZE: One Size
About 33 in. x 33 in. (84 x 84 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

790-406 Homespun Yarn: Ocean

'Painterly' color Soft white, true blue, soft green, and dusty purple


Quantity needed: 3 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 22.47

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size K-10.5 (6.5 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.65

GAUGE:
10 sc and 11 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in single crochet. 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.


INSTRUCTIONS



BLANKET
Ch 5.

Sl st into first ch to form ring.


Row 1: Ch 3, sc into ring, ch 1, hdc into ring, ch 3, turn.


Row 2: Sc in ch-1 space, sc in next sc, (sc, ch 1, hdc) in ch-3 space, ch 3, turn.


Row 3: Sc in ch-1 space, sc in each of next 3 sc, (sc, ch 1, hdc) in ch-3 space, ch 3, turn - 5 sc.


Row 4: Sc in ch-1 space, sc in each sc across, (sc, ch 1, hdc) in ch-3 space, ch 3, turn - 7 sc.


Rows 5-50: Rep Row 4, increasing 2 sc on each row until there are 101 sc.


Row 51: Sc in ch-1 space, sc in each sc across, (sc, ch 1, hdc) in ch-3 space, ch 2, turn -103 sc.


Row 52 (decrease row): Skip first sc, sc in each sc across to last sc, skip last sc, hdc in ch-3 space, ch 2, turn - 101 sc.


Row 53: Skip first sc, sc in each sc across to last sc, skip last sc, hdc in ch-2 space, ch 2, turn - 99 sc.


Rows 54-102: Rep Row 53, decreasing 2 sc each row until 1 sc remains.

Ch 3, sl st in ch-2 space, ch 4.

Do not turn.


Edging
Tr in same ch-space, (2 tr in next ch-space, *tr in next ch-space, 2 tr in next ch-space; repeat from * to corner ch-space, 3 tr in corner ch-space) 3 more times around edge of Blanket.

Sl st in top of ch-4.

Fasten off.



FINISHING
Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
st(s) = stitch(es)
yo = yarn over
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
hdc = half double crochet
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
tr = treble (triple) crochet


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