Modern Lace Baby Blanket: Marlow Version

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The Modern Lace Baby Blanket grows up! A heftier yarn and a larger size makes this a great choice for your grown up baby or for yourself.

View the original pattern here: https://www.ilikecrochet.com/magazine/baby-crochet-patterns/crochet-baby-blanket-patterns/modern-lace-baby-blanket/

Skill Level: Easy

Size: 42 “X 46”  before edging and 46” X 50”  with edging

Gauge: 5 sts = 2” and 6 row repeat = 3-1/2”

Materials

Yarn: Red Heart Soft Essentials (100% acrylic; 131 yards [120 meters] 5 oz. [141 grams): #7103 Cream (MC, 5 skeins), #7305 Biscuit (A, 2 skeins), # 7504 Seafoam (B, 2 skeins), #7340 Cocoa(C, 2 skeins), #7420 Charcoal (D, 2 skeins)

Hook/Needles: US size L/11 (8.0 mm) or size to obtain gauge

Notions: Tapestry needle, scissors

Pattern Notes

MC is worked in 3-row sections. All other colors are fastened off at the end of the row worked.

Pattern

Row 1: With MC, ch 109. Dc in 4th ch from hook, *dc in next 2 ch, ch 1, skip next ch; rep from * across row, ending with ch 1, skip next ch, dc in last ch. (107 sts)

Row 2: Ch 3, turn (counts as first dc), dc in next 2 dc, *ch 1, skip ch-1 sp, dc in next 2 dc; rep from * across row, ending with dc in last dc. (107 ch and dc)

Row 3: Same as Row 2, changing to A in last dc

Row 4: With A, ch 1, turn, sc in first 3 dc, *ch 1, skip ch-1 sp, sc in next 2 dc; rep from * across row, ending with sc in last dc, change to B.

Row 5: With B, ch 1, turn, sc in first 3 sc, *ch 1, skip ch-1 sp, sc in next 2 sc; rep from * across row, ending with sc in last sc, change to C. Fasten off B

Row 6: With C, ch 1, turn, sc in first 3 sc, *ch 1, skip ch-1 sp, sc in next 2 sc; rep from * across row, ending with sc in last sc. Fasten off C. Draw up MC from other side of work into top of first sc

Row 7: With MC, ch 3, turn (counts as first dc), *dc in next 2 sc, ch 1, skip ch-1 sp; rep from * across row, ending with ch 1, skip ch-1 sp, dc in last sc. (107 dc and ch)

Row 8: Ch 3, turn (counts as first dc), dc in next 2 dc, *ch 1, skip ch-1 sp, dc in next 2 dc; rep from * across row, ending with dc in last dc. (107 ch and dc)

Row 9: Same as Row 8, changing to B in last dc

Rows 10-78: Repeat Rows 4-9, using the following color sequence for Rows 4-6:

[ABC (already done once);  DBA; ABC] , ending with ABC.

Row 79: Ch 3, turn (counts as first dc), dc in next 2 sc, *ch 1, skip ch-1 sp, dc in next 2 sc; rep from * across row, ending with dc in last sc. (107 ch and dc)

Rows 80-81: Ch 3, turn (counts as first dc), dc in next 2 dc, *ch 1, skip ch-1 sp, dc in next 2 dc; rep from * across row, ending with dc in last dc. (107 ch and dc). Fasten off MC at end of last row.

Edging

Rnd 1: Attach D with ch-1 in top of last dc. With D, work 3 sc in first dc, sc evenly along side edge of blanket, work 3 sc in first ch at corner of beginning ch edge, sc across beg ch edge, work 3 sc in last ch, sc evenly along rem side edge, make  sc in first dc at top edge, sc across dc  row in each dc and ch-1 sp, ending with sl st to join in first sc. Fasten off D.

Rnd 2: Attach B in center sc at corner with ch 1, work 3 sc in this center corner sc, *sc in each sc across row to next corner sc, 3 sc in corner; rep from * around, ending with 3 sc in corner, sl st to join in first sc. Fasten off B.

Rnd 3: Same as Rnd 2, using C.

Rnd 4: Same as Rnd 2, using A.

Rnd 5 (Hdc Picot Edging): Attach MC in any A sc of edging, *ch 2, hdc in same sc, skip next sc, sl st in next sc; rep from * around, ending with sl st into attaching sp. Fasten off.

Finishing

Weave in loose ends. Cold block.

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