Little Hootie Baby Blanket

This cozy baby blanket, made to accompany the Little Hootie Baby Hat, is made of shades of blue and tan for a calming look that’s perfect for any baby’s room. Designed by Salena Baca for Red Heart

Skill Level:  Easy

Size: 36″ (91.5 cm) x 36″ (91.5 cm)

Gauge: 17 dc = 5″ [12.5 cm]; 9 rows dc = 5″ [12.5 cm]

Materials

Yarn: Red Heart With Love (100% acrylic; 370 yards [338 meters]/198 grams): #1805 Bluebell (A, 2 skeins), #1308 Tan (B, 1 skein), #1101 Eggshell (C, 1 skein), #1401 Pewter (D, 1 skein)
Hook: US size I/9 (5.5 mm) hook
Notions: Yarn needle

Pattern

With A, ch 116.
Row 1 (RS): Skip 1 ch, sc in next ch, [skip 2 ch, 5 dc in next ch, skip 2 ch, sc in next ch] 19 times; turn. (115 sts)
Row 2 (WS): Ch 3 (does not count as a st), 3 dc in first sc, [skip next 2 dc, sc in next dc, skip next 2 dc, 5 dc in next sc] 18 times, skip next 2 dc, sc in next dc, skip next 2 dc, 3 dc into last sc; turn. (115 sts)
Row 3: Ch 1 (does not count as a st), sc in first dc, [skip 2 dc, 5 dc in next sc, skip 2 dc, sc in next dc] 19 times; turn. (115 sts)
Rows 4-15: Repeat Rows 2 and 3. At the end of Row 15, fasten off A.
Rows 16-25: With Wrong side facing, join B in the last st of Row 15; repeat Rows 2 and 3. At the end of Row 25, fasten off B.
Rows 26-39: With Wrong side facing, join C in the last st of Row 25; repeat Rows 2 and 3. At the end of Row 39, fasten off C.
Rows 40-49: With Wrong side facing, join B in the last st of Row 39; repeat Rows 2 and 3. At the end of Row 49, fasten off B.
Rows 50-64: With Wrong side facing, join A in the last st of Row 49; repeat Rows 2 and 3 seven times, then Row 2 once. At the end of Row 64, fasten off A.

Border

Side 1: With Right side facing, join D in the last st of Row 64; repeat Row 3, work 2 more sc in last dc for a total of 3 sc (corner made).
Side 2: Rotate Blanket so left side is on top; [skip the next dc Row, 5 dc in the end of the next sc Row, skip the next dc Row, sc in the end of the next sc Row] 16 times, work 2 more sc in the end of the last sc Row for a total of 3 sc (corner made).
Side 3: Rotate Blanket so bottom side is on top; working in opposite side of foundation ch, [skip 2 ch, 5 dc in next ch, skip 2 ch, sc in next ch] 18 times, skip 2 ch, 5 dc in next ch, skip 2 ch, 3 sc in the last ch (corner made).
Side 4: Rotate Blanket so right side is on top; skip the first sc Row, [skip the next dc Row, 5 dc in the end of the next sc Row, skip the next dc Row, sc in the end of the next sc Row] 16 times, work 1 more sc in end of the last sc Row, slip stitch in first sc of Side 1 to join (corner made). Fasten off and weave in ends. yarn ball

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