Premier Yarns Knit for Kids Baby Squares Blanket to Crochet

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by Premier Yarns Design Team

Premier Yarns Knit for Kids Baby Squares Blanket to Crochet

Join A.C. Moore, World Vision, and Premier Yarns to wrap the world in warmth! We invite you to crochet this adorable blanket for your child or for a child in need –-- either way, you’'re helping to make a difference. World Vision’'s Knit for Kids program provides warmth and comfort to children living in poverty across the world. You can donate this blanket, or any hand-made item, to Knit for Kids at all A.C. Moore locations. Premier Yarns is also generously donating a percentage of all Knit for Kids yarn sales to World Vision'’s international development and relief work. Stop in today and see the manager for more information. Click here for more details and projects.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:4 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Use a gauge of 16 sc x 20 rows (4 inch) and 1 motif (4-3/4 inch) in crochet a blanket that measures 38 inch x 38 inch. Save time, check your gauge. If the hook or needle listed under supplies does not work, use the size that allows you to obtain the required gauge. Download the template for abbreviations and stitches not explained elsewhere and the pattern.
    Special stitches and abbrevations:
    CL2 (dc2tog) = [Yo and insert hook into st, yo and draw up a lp through st, yo and draw through 2 lps on hook] twice, yo and draw through all 3 lps on hook.
    CL3 (dc3tog) = [Yo and insert hook into st, yo and draw up a lp through st, yo and draw through 2 lps on hook] 3 times, yo and draw through all 4 lps on hook.
    Motif:
    Ch 5, join with sl st to form ring.
    Rnd 1: Ch 3, CL2, [ch 3, CL3] 7 times in ring, end ch 3, join with sl st to top of first cluster. - 8 clusters.
    Rnd 2: Sl st in first corner ch-3 sp, ch 3 (counts as dc), (2 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in same sp, * 3 hdc in next ch-3 sp, (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in corner ch-3 sp; rep from *, end 3 hdc in last ch-3 sp, join with sl st to first sc. (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in corner ch-3 sp; rep from *, end 3 hdc in last ch-3 sp, join with sl st to top of beg ch-3.
    Rnd 3: Ch 1, sc in next 2 sts, * (2 sc, ch 2, 2 sc) in next corner ch-3 sp, sk 1 dc, sc in each of next 8 sts; rep from *, end last rep sc in each of last 6 sts, join with sl st to first sc.
    Rnd 4: Sc in first ch-2 sp, sc in same sp, * sc in each of next 12 sc, 2 sc in corner ch-2 sp; rep from * around, end last repeat, sc in each of next 12 sc, join with sl st to first sc.
    Rnd 5: 2 sc in first of first corner, 2 sc in next corner st of same corner, * sc in each of next 12 sc, [2 sc in next corner sc] twice; rep from * around, end sc in each of last 12 sc, join with sl st to first sc.
    Fasten off.
  • 2
    Blanket:
    Make 64 Motifs. Change colors every round as indicated in pattern or use your own creativity.
  • 3
    Finishing:
    Sew squares together in an 8 x 8 fashion.
    Weave in ends.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:4 hours

Project Supplies

  • Premier Yarns Ever Soft Purple 104810636 (2)
  • Premier Yarns Ever Soft Bubblegum 104810638 (2)
  • Premier Yarns Ever Soft Precious Pink 104810656 (2)
  • Premier Yarns Ever Soft Lilac 104810658 (2)
  • Premier Yarns Ever Soft Sunflower 104810642 (2)
  • Premier Yarns Ever Soft White 104810650
  • Clover Amour Crochet Hook G 4.0 mm 104755757
  • Tapestry Needle
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