Free Crochet Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Cheerful Squares Baby Throw
Lion Brand® LB Collection® Cotton Bamboo
Pattern Number: 90103AD This cozy granny square afghan is perfect for any baby.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
29 x 39 in. (73.5 x 99 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

487-098 LB Collection Cotton Bamboo Yarn: Magnolia

Creamy beige


Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 12.00
Note: (A)

487-107 LB Collection Cotton Bamboo Yarn: Hyacinth

Dusty blue


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Estimated Price: $ 12.00
Note: (B)

487-170 LB Collection Cotton Bamboo Yarn: Gardenia

Bright and cheery yellow


Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 12.00
Note: (C)

487-174 LB Collection Cotton Bamboo Yarn: Snapdragon

Spring green


Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 12.00
Note: (D)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size G-6 (4 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:
1 Square = 9 3/4 in. (25 cm). 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



AFGHAN
SQUARE 1 (make 4)
With A, ch 4; join with sl st in first ch to form a ring.


Rnd 1: Ch 3 (counts as first dc here and throughout), work 15 dc in ring; join with sl st in top of beg ch - 16 dc.


Rnd 2: Ch 3, 4 dc in same st as join (corner made), (dc in next 3 dc, 5 dc in next dc (corner made)) 3 times; dc in last 3 dc; join with sl st in top of beg ch.

Fasten off.


Rnd 3: Join B with sl st to center dc of any 5-dc corner, ch 3, 4 dc in same dc, (dc in next 7 dc, 5 dc in next dc) 3 times; dc in last 7 dc; join with sl st in top of beg ch.


Rnd 4: Sl st in each st to center dc of 5-dc corner, ch 3, (dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in center dc, (dc in next 11 dc, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in next dc) 3 times; dc in last 11 dc; join with sl st in top of beg ch.


Rnd 5: Sl st in each st to corner ch-2 sp, ch 3, (dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in same ch-2 sp, (dc in next 15 dc, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in next ch-2 sp) 3 times; dc in last 15 dc; join with sl st in top of beg ch.

Fasten off.


Rnd 6: Join C with sl st in any corner ch-2 sp, ch 3, (dc, ch 4, 2 dc) in same ch-2 sp, (dc in next 19 dc, (2 dc, ch 4, 2 dc) in next ch-2 sp) 3 times; dc in last 19 dc; join with sl st in top of beg ch.


Rnds 7 and 8: Sl st in each st to corner ch-4 sp, ch 3, (dc, ch 4, 2 dc) in same ch-4 sp, (dc in each dc to next corner ch-4 sp, (2 dc, ch 4, 2 dc) in corner ch-4 sp) 3 times; dc in each dc around; join with sl st in top of beg ch.

Fasten off.


Rnd 9: Join D with sl st in any corner ch-4 sp, ch 3, (dc, ch 4, 2 dc) in same ch-4 sp, (dc in each dc to next corner ch-4 sp, (2 dc, ch 4, 2 dc) in corner ch-4 sp) 3 times; dc in each dc around; join with sl st in top of beg ch.


Rnd 10: Sl st in next dc, ch 1, (5 sc in next ch-4 sp, sc in each st to next ch-4 sp) 4 times; join with sl st in first sc.


Rnd 11: Ch 1, (sc in each sc to center sc of 5-sc corner, 3 sc in center sc, sc in each sc to next corner) 4 times; join with sl st in first sc.

Fasten off.



SQUARE 2 (make 2)
Work same as Square 1 in the following colorway: Rnds 1 and 2 with D, Rnds 3-5 with A, Rnds 6-8 rnds with B, Rnds 9-11 with C.



SQUARE 3 (make 4)
Work same as Square 1 in the following colorway: Work Rnds 1 and 2 with C, Rnds 3-5 with D, Rnds 6-8 with A, Rnds 9-11 with B.



SQUARE 4 (make 2)
Work same as Square 1 in the following colorway: Work Rnds 1 and 2 with B, Rnds 3-5 with C, Rnds 6-8 with D, Rnds 9-11 with A.



FINISHING
Following assembly diagram, sew Squares together.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
sp(s) = space(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)


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