Rain­bow Star Baby Blan­ket

Crochet World - - CONTENTS - De­sign by María Is­abel

FIN­ISHED MEA­SURE­MENTS

Size 373/8 inches from point to point, 253/8 inches small­est width

MA­TE­RI­ALS

• Lion Brand Man­dala light (DK) weight acrylic yarn (51/3 oz/590 yds/150g per cake): 1 cake each #205 pixie,

#210 Pe­ga­sus

• Size 7/4.5mm cro­chet hook or

size needed to ob­tain gauge

• Tapestry nee­dle

• Stitch marker

• 13/4-inch pom­pom maker

GAUGE In Pat­tern: 17 sts = 4 inches; Rnds 1–7 = 4 inches, af­ter block­ing PAT­TERN NOTES

Weave in loose ends as work pro­gresses. Join with slip stitch as in­di­cated un­less other­wise stated. Place marker on first stitch of round and move up as each round is com­pleted. Chain-3 at be­gin­ning of round counts as first dou­ble cro­chet un­less other­wise stated.

SPE­CIAL STITCH

Slip ring: Leav­ing 4-inch end

(see il­lus­tra­tion), lap thread over 4-inch end form­ing lp, in­sert hook through lp from front to back, yo, pull through lp to form ring, yo, pull through lp on hook.

BLAN­KET

Rnd 1: With Pe­ga­sus, make a slip ring (see Spe­cial Stitch). Ch 3 (see Pat­tern Notes), 11 dc in ring, join (see Pat­tern Notes) in top of beg ch-3. Place marker (see Pat­tern Notes). (12 dc)

Rnd 2: Ch 3, 3 dc in next dc, [dc in next dc, 3 dc in next dc] 5 times, join in top of beg ch-3. (24 dc) Rnd 3: Ch 1, sc in first dc, * fpdc

(see Stitch Guide) around next dc, (dc, tr, dc) in next dc, fpdc around next dc**, sc in next dc, rep from * around end­ing last rep at **, join in first st. (36 sts)

Rnd 4: Ch 1, sc in first sc, *fpdc around next fpdc, dc in next dc (dc, tr, dc) in next tr, dc in next dc, fpdc around next fpdc**, sc in next sc, rep from * around end­ing last rep at **, join in first st. (48 sts)

Rnd 5: Ch 1, sc in first sc, *fpdc around next fpdc, dc in next dc, fpdc around next dc, (dc, tr, dc) in next tr, fpdc around next dc, dc in next dc, fpdc around next fpdc**, sc in next sc, rep from * around

end­ing last rep at **, join in first st. (60 sts)

Rnd 6: Ch 1, sc in first sc, *[fpdc around next st, dc in next dc] twice, (dc, tr, dc) in next tr, [dc in next dc, fpdc around next st] twice**, sc in next sc, rep from * around end­ing last rep at **, join in first st. (72 sts)

Rnd 7: Ch 1, sc in first sc, *[fpdc around next fpdc, dc in next dc] twice, fpdc around next dc, (dc, tr, dc) in next tr, fpdc around next dc, [dc in next dc, fpdc around next fpdc] twice**, sc in next sc, rep from * around end­ing last rep at **, join in first st. (84 sts)

Rnd 8: Ch 1, sc in first sc, *[fpdc around next fpdc, dc in next dc] across to next tr, (dc, tr, dc) in next tr, [dc in next dc, fpdc around next fpdc] across to next sc**, sc in next sc, rep from * around end­ing last rep at **, join in first st. (96 sts)

Rnd 9: Ch 1, sc in first sc, *[fpdc around next fpdc, dc in next dc] across to last dc be­fore next tr, fpdc around next dc, (dc, tr, dc) in next tr, fpdc around next dc, [dc in next dc, fpdc around next fpdc] across to next sc**, sc in next sc, rep from * around end­ing last rep at **, join in first st. (108 sts) Rnds 10–40: [Rep rnds 8 and 9] 15 times, rep rnd 8 once more. Change to pixie when Pe­ga­sus cake is fin­ished. (480 sts) Fas­ten off.

FIN­ISH­ING

Block the blan­ket. Make 6 pom­poms and sew to the tr on each tip of the star. Weave in all ends.

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