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Thinking of You Baby Blanket

Thinking of You Baby Blanket

Materials:
Hook: H-5.0mm
Yarn: Medium Weight (weight 4)
Used: Red Heart Super Saver (3 colors)
Color A: Lavender
Color B: Orchid
Color C: Dark Purple

Legend: Chain (ch) Stitch (st) Skip Slip Stitch (sl st) Single Crochet (sc) Front Post Double Crochet (fpdc)Back Post Double Crochet (bpdc)

Gauge: 4” square in sc = 16 rows and 16 stitches
Please check gauge and adjust accordingly

Notes:
To change colors, join next color in the yarn over of last stitch. Pull it through to complete yarn change.

To increase size, simply increase beginning chain by the count of 10.

As written, final measurement is:27” x 29” (baby blanket size)

To begin:
Chain 111
Row 1: Using Color A, turn, sc in first chain and across (110 sts).
Row 2: Join Color B, turn, ch1, sc in first stitch, bpdc2 using stitches from Row 1, * ch2, skip 2 stitches bpdc2, repeat to last stitch, sc in last stitch to complete.
Row 3: Join Color C, turn, ch1, sc, ch2, skip 2 stitches, * fpdc2 using stitches from 2 rows below (row 1), ch2, skip 2 stitches, repeat from * to last stitch, sc in last stitch to complete.
Row 4: Join Color A, turn, ch1, sc in first stitch, bpdc using stitches from 2 rows below (row 2), * ch2, skip 2 stitches, bpdc2, repeat to last stitch, sc in last stitch to complete.
Row 5: Join Color B, turn, ch1, sc, ch2, skip 2 stitches, * fpdc2 using stitches from 2 rows below (row 3), ch2, skip 2 stitches, repeat from * to last stitch, sc in last stitch to complete.
Rows 6-next to last row (approx. 60): Repeat Rows 4 and 5 changing colors each row (including color C, ending on Color A for last row). To finish: Join Color A, turn, sc2, bpdc using stitches from 2 rows below, * sc2, bpdc2, repeat to last stitch, sc in last stitch to complete.
Fasten off. Weave in ends.

Border
Row 1: Join yarn in bottom right corner, ch1, *sc across, in last stitch, (sc, ch3, sc), using ends of rows on side as a stitch, sc in each stitch, in last stitch (sc, ch3, sc), repeat from * to last corner. To complete last corner, in last stitch of row, (sc, ch3, sl st to first stitch of round).
Row 2: Ch1, sc in each stitch, in each ch3 space (sc, ch3, sc), sl st to first stitch to join.
Row 3: Ch1, sc in each stitch, in each ch3 space (sc, ch3, sc), sc, sl st to first stitch to join.
Fasten off. Weave in ends. (If you want a thicker border, repeat Row 3).

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