Gentle Ripple Baby Blanket LW1376

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Intermediate experience required.

Blanket measures 37" x 41".

TLC® "Baby", Art. E511, (6 ounce solid/5 ounce powder, multi-color, and sparkle skeins): 10 Ounces No. 5881 Powder Blue CA, 6 ounces No. 5964 Naptime CB, and 7 ounces No. 5737 Powder Pink CC.

Crochet Hook: 5mm [US H -8]. Yarn needle.

GAUGE: 17 sts = 4"; 12 rows = 4 1/2" in pat. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

Gauge Swatch: Ch 35 and work in pat over 34 sts for 12 rows. Swatch should measure 8" wide by 4 1/2" long.


dc2tog = [yo and draw up a lp in next st, yo and draw through 2 lps] twice, yo and draw through all 3 lps on hook.

puff st = [yo and draw up a lp to height of dc] 4 times all in same st, yo and draw through all 9 lps on hook.

To Change Color in Sc: Draw up a lp in last st, drop color in use, draw through both lps with next color to be used.

With CA, ch 154.

Row 1 (Right Side): Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across; turn - 153 sc.

Row 2: Ch 2, dc in next sc, [dc2tog] twice, * ch 1, [puff st in next sc, ch 1] 5 times **, [dc2tog] 6 times; rep from * to last 6 sc, end at **; [dc2tog] 3 times; turn.

Row 3: Ch 1, sc in first 3 sts, * sc in next ch 1 sp, [sc in next puff st, sc in next sp] 5 times **, sc in next 6 sts; rep from * to last 3 sts, end at **; sc in last 3 sts changing to CB in last dc; turn. Cut CA.

Row 4: With CB, ch 3, skip first 2 sc, [dc in next sc, skip next sc] twice, * ch 1, [dc in next sc, ch 1] 5 times **, [dc in next sc, skip next sc] 6 times; rep from * to last 6 sc, end at **; [skip next sc, dc in next sc] 3 times; turn.

Row 5: Ch 1, sc in each dc and ch-1 sp across; sc in top of ch-3 changing to CC. Cut CB.

Rows 6 and 7: With CC, rep Rows 2 and 3.

Rep Rows 2-7 until approximately 40" from beg, end by working last 2 rows with CA; turn, do not cut yarn.

Edging-Rnd 1: Ch 1, with right side facing, work 1 rnd sc evenly around entire blan¬ket, working 3 sc in each corner; join with a sl st to first sc.

Rnd 2: Ch 3, skip next sc, * sl st in next sc, ch 3, skip next sc; rep from * around, adjusting at corners and end of rnd as necessary; join. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS: beg = begin(ning); CA, CB, CC = Color A, Color B, Color C; ch = chain; dc = double crochet; mm = mil¬limeters; rep = repeat; rnd = round; sc = single crochet; sl = slip; sp = space; st(s) = stitch (es); yo = yarn over; * or ** = repeat whatever follows the" or ** as indicated; [ ] = work directions in brackets the num¬ber of times specified.

Pattern © by Coats & Clark Inc. Reproduced with permission from Coats & Clark Inc. is not endorsed by Coats & Clark Inc. It is not permissible to contract production of projects made from designs published by Coats & Clark to a third party for sale or distribution.

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