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Plaid Baby Blanket
Lion Brand® Homespun® Baby
Pattern Number: 20311

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
36 inches x 40 inches

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

800-157 Homespun Baby Yarn: Sunshine Gentle yellow.
Quantity needed: 3 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 8.97
Note: (MC)

800-169 Homespun Baby Yarn: Soft Lime A delicious, cool, pale green.

Quantity needed: 3 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 8.97

800-102 Homespun Baby Yarn: Creamsicle DISCONTINUED Cream and pink in a luscious combination.

Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 5.98
Note: (B)

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


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

GAUGE:
12 sts + 7 rows = 5 inches (12.7 cm) in plaid 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.

NOTES:
Afghan is worked in one piece with horizontal stripes; vertical stripes are worked later over ch1-spaces.


INSTRUCTIONS



BLANKET
With MC, ch 88.



Row 1 (RS) Dc in 4th and 5th ch from hook, (ch 1, skip next ch, dc in next 3 ch, ch 1, skip next ch, dc in next 10 ch) 5 times, (ch 1, skip next ch, dc in next 3 ch) twice.



Row 2 Ch 3, turn -- counts as first dc, skip first dc, dc in next 2 dc, (ch 1, dc in next 3 dc, ch 1, dc in next 10 dc) 5 times, (ch 1, dc in next 3 dc) twice.



Drop MC, change to A.

Rep Row 2 in following color sequence: (4 rows A, 2 rows MC, 4 rows B, 2 rows MC) 4 times, then work 4 rows A, 2 rows MC.

DO NOT FASTEN OFF MC.

EDGING
Ch 1, turn; work 3 sc in first dc, sc across top of Blanket, 3 sc in last dc; rotate Blanket to side and work sc evenly along side edge; rotate to bottom and work 3 sc in first ch of foundation ch, sc across beg ch edge, 3 sc in last ch; rotate and work sc evenly along rem edge of Blanket; join with sIip st in top of first sc.

Fasten off.



FINISHING
With RS facing, join A in far right ch1-space at bottom edge with slip st; working vertically, slip st LOOSELY in each ch1-space to top edge, fasten off.

Rep with B in next ch1-space.

Cont in this manner, alternating A and B, moving from right to left until all ch1-space vertical stripes are worked.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
MC = main color
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)


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