Free Baby Star Blanket Pattern

Beautiful striped star baby blanket radiates outward in soft handspun cotton. The fabulous thing about this pattern is that once you get started, the rounds are easy to keep on going to make this into an adult size if you wish.

SKILL LEVEL – Beginner / Easy

GAUGE: 15 dc and 8 rows = 4″ [10 cm].

MATERIALS:
Any DK yarn: Moya DK Harmony, Whisper, Variegated or Confetti
Contrast A: (Moya DK Harmony White) 3 balls
Contrast B: (Moya DK Confetti IceCream) 6 balls
Size U.S. G or 6 (4 mm) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge.

INSTRUCTIONS:

Note: Ch 3 at beg of each rnd counts as dc.
With A, ch 4. Join with sl st to form ring.
1st rnd: Ch 6 (counts as 1 dc. Ch 3). (1 dc. Ch 3) 4 times in ring. Join with sl st to 3rd ch of beg ch.
2nd rnd: Sl st in next ch-3 sp. Ch 3. (2 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in same sp as last sl st. (3 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc in next ch-3 sp) 4 times. Join with sl st to top of ch 3.
3rd rnd: Sl st in next dc. Ch 3. 1 dc in next dc. *(3 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in next ch-2 sp. 1 dc in each of next 2 dc. Miss next 2 dc.** 1 dc in each of next 2 dc.*
Rep from * to * 3 times more. Then from * to ** once. Join B with sl st to top of ch 3.
4th rnd: With B, sl st in next dc. Ch 3. 1 dc in each of next 3 dc. *(3 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in next ch-2 sp. 1 dc in each of next 4 dc. Miss next 2 dc.** 1 dc in each of next 4 dc.*
Rep from * to * 3 times more. Then from * to ** once. Join with sl st to top of ch 3.
5th rnd: Sl st in next dc. Ch 3. 1 dc in each of next 5 dc. *(3 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in next ch-2 sp. 1 dc in each of next 6 dc. Miss next 2 dc.** 1 dc in each of next 6 dc.* Rep from * to * 3 times more. Then from * to ** once. Join A with sl st to top of ch 3.
6th rnd: With A, sl st in next dc. Ch 3. 1 dc in each of next 7 dc. *(3 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in next ch-2 sp. 1 dc in each of next 8 dc. Miss next 2 dc.** 1 dc in each of next 8 dc. Rep from * to * 3 times more. Then from * to ** once. Join with sl st to top of ch 3.
7th rnd: Sl st in next dc. Ch 3. 1 dc in each of next 9 dc. *(3 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in next ch-2 sp. 1 dc in each of next 10 dc. Miss next 2 dc.** 1 dc in each of next 10 dc.*
Rep from * to * 3 times more. Then from * to ** once. Join B with sl st to top of ch 3.
Cont as established, working 2 more dc before and after each (3 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) corner in the following sequence: 2 rnds B, 2 rnds A, until Blanket measures approx 38″ [96.5 cm] in diameter, ending with 2 rnds of B. Fasten off.

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