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Diagonal Pattern Baby Blanket
Lion Brand® Homespun®
Pattern Number: chs-diagonalBabyBlanket

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
33 inches square

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

790-390 Homespun Yarn: Lavender Sachet

Heathered Solid Pale lavendar


Quantity needed: 3 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 20.97

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 inches (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
Chain 5.

Slip stitch into first chain 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 5-51 Repeat Row 4, increasing 2 sc on each row until there are 103 sc.
Note At end of Row 51, ch 2 instead of ch 3.
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 Repeat Row 53, decreasing 2 sc each row until 1 sc remains.

Ch 3, slip stitch in ch-2 space, ch 4.

Do not turn.



Edging

Working around outer edge of blanket, work tc in same ch-space (2 tc in next ch-space, *tc in next ch-space, 2 tc in next ch-space; repeat from * to corner ch-space, 3 tc in corner ch-space) repeat between ( ) 3 times more.

Slip stitch to top of ch-4.

Fasten off.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
MC = main color
p = purl
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
sl = slip
st(s) = stitch(es)
tr = treble (triple) crochet
ch(s) = chain(s)
hdc = half double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
ch(s) = chain(s)
hdc = half double crochet
sc = single crochet
tr = treble (triple) crochet


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