Geometric Crochet Baby Blanket

Geometric Crochet Baby Blanket

What You'll Need:

Bernat® Pop!TM Lipstick on your Collar (84002) (5 oz.; 280 yds)
3 Balls
Size U.S. H/8 (5 mm) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge.

Courtesy of Bernat®
Difficulty Level: Intermediate
Approximate Time: Great things take time

How to Make a Geometric Crochet Baby Blanket

Keep your little one warm with this Geometric Crochet Baby Blanket! This lovely pattern is full of bright red and pink yarn and is a great stepping stone for experienced crocheters who are looking to take their skill to the next level.

Measurements: Approx 31" [78.5 cm] square.
Gauge: 12 dc and 6 rows = 4"  [10 cm].

 
  • 1 Abbreviations

    Approx = Approximate(ly)
    Ch(s) = Chain(s)
    Dc = Double Crochet
    Pat = Pattern
    Rem = Remain(ing)
    Rep = Repeat
    Rs= Right Side
    Sc = Single Crochet
    Sl st = Slip Stitch
    Sp(s) = Space(s)
    Tog = Together
    WS= Wrong side

  • 2 Small Square

    (make 8) **Ch 6.

  • 3 1st row

    (RS). 1 dc in 4th ch from hook. 1 dc in each of last 2 ch. Turn.

  • 4 2nd row

    Ch 6. 1 dc in 4th ch from hook. 1 dc in each of next 2 ch. Sl st to next ch-3 sp. Ch 3. 3 dc in same ch-3 sp. Turn.

  • 5 3rd row

    Ch 6. 1 dc in 4th ch from hook. 1 dc in each of next 2 ch. Sl st to next ch-3 sp. *Ch 3. 3 dc in same sl as last sl st. Sl st to next ch-3 sp. Rep from * to end of row. Turn.

  • 6 4th to 10th rows

    Rep 3rd row 7 times more. 10 blocks of 3 dc.**

  • 7 11th row

    Sl st in each of first 2 dc. Sl st in next ch-3 sp. *Ch 3. 3 dc in same sp as last sl st. Sl st in next ch-3 sp. Rep from * to last ch-3 sp and last block. Sl st to last ch-3 sp. Turn. Rep 11th row until only 1 block rem. Sl st to last ch-3 sp. Fasten off.

  • 8 Large Square

    (make 2) Work from ** to ** as given for Small Square

  • 9 4th to 20th rows

    Rep 3rd row 17 times more. 20 blocks of 3 dc.

  • 10 21st row

    Sl st in each of first 2 dc. Sl st in next ch-3 sp. *Ch 3. 3 dc in same sp as last sl st. Sl st in next ch-3 sp. Rep from * to last ch-3 sp and last block. Sl st to last ch-3 sp. Turn. Rep 21st row until only 1 block rem. Sl st to last ch-3 sp. Fasten off.

  • 11 Finishing

    Arrange Squares according to the assembly diagram on page 2. Join Small Squares tog first as follows:
    Note: For best effect, use 1 consistent shade for all joining rows. Our sample used white section of yarn.

  • 12 Join 2 Small Squares

    With WS facing, join yarn with sl st to corner of Small Square. Ch 1. Working through both thicknesses, work 30 sc evenly across side of Square. Fasten off.

  • 13 Join 4 Small Squares

    With WS facing, join yarn with sl st to corner of Small Square. Working through both thicknesses, work 60 sc evenly across sides of 2 Squares in a row. Fasten off.

    Rep for rem 4 Small Squares (when joining is complete, these will be same size as Large Squares).

    Arrange the 4 Large Squares according to the assembly diagram.

    Join 2 Large Squares tog in same manner as Small Squares, working 60 sc evenly across sides of Large Squares. Rep for rem 2 Large Squares.

    Join 2 halves into Blanket in same manner, working 120 sc evenly across side edges. Fasten off.