This little blanket takes on a cornucopia of colors in softer, baby tones that are just perfect for wrapping up the little one to keep the chill away.
Skill Level: Beginner
Size: 31″ (78.75 cm) wide x 35″ (89 cm) long
Gauge: Gauge not important
Caron Simply Soft (100% acrylic; 315 yards [288 meters]/170 grams): #9702 Off White (A, 2 skeins), #0003 Pistachio (B, 1 skein), #9776 Lemonade (C, 1 skein), #0016 Melon (D, 1 skein)
Hook: US size H/8 (5.0 mm) hook
Notions: Yarn needle
With A, ch 182.
Row 1: 1 dc in 4th ch from hook, 1 dc in each of the next 3 chs, *3 dc into next ch, dc in each of the next 5 chs, sk next 2 chs, 1 dc into each of the next 5 chs; repeat from * to last 6 chs, 3 dc into next ch, dc each of the last 5 chs, turn.
Row 2: Sc into 2nd dc, ch 2, 1 dc into each of the next 4 dc, *3 dc into next dc, dc in each of the next 5 dc, sk next 2 dc, 1 dc into each of the next 5 dc; repeat from * to last 6 sts, 3 dc into next dc, 1 dc into each of the next 5 dc, turn.
Repeat row 2, changing colors in the following sequence:
Rows 3-6: A.
Row 7: B.
Rows 8-9: A.
Row 10: C.
Rows 11-12: A.
Row 13: D.
Rows 14-15: A.
Repeat color sequence for rows 7-15 six more times.
End with 4 more rows in A. Fasten off.
Weave in ends. Block lightly if desired.