BUT­TER­FLY PRAM BLAN­KET

This pram blan­ket is per­fect for a spring walk through the park. The but­ter­fly stitches are worked into each row, so tiny hands can grip them with­out worry of them be­ing pulled off.

Crochet! - - Contents - De­sign by Kati Brown

FIN­ISHED MEA­SURE­MENTS

Width: 22 inches Length: 22 inches

MA­TE­RI­ALS

• Red Heart Soft Baby Steps medium ( worsted) weight acrylic yarn ( 5 oz/ 256 yds/ 141g per ball): 1 ball each # 9200 baby yel­low, # 9600 white and # 9505 aqua • Size H/ 8/ 5mm cro­chet hook or size needed to ob­tain gauge • Ta­pes­try nee­dle

GAUGE

3 V- sts = 2 inches; 4 rows = 2 inches

PAT­TERN NOTES

Weave in loose ends as work pro­gresses. Chain-2 at be­gin­ning of row counts as first dou­ble cro­chet un­less oth­er­wise stated. When in­structed to work V- stitch in V- stitch or but­ter­fly, work in chain-1 space of V- stitch or but­ter­fly.

SPE­CIAL STITCHES

V- stitch ( V- st): (Dc, ch 1, dc) in in­di­cated ch or sp. But­ter­fly: (Sc, 2 dc, 2 sc, 2 dc, sc) around and down post of first dc of in­di­cated V- st, (sc, 2 dc, 2 sc, 2 dc, sc) around and up post of 2nd dc of same V- st. Large V- stitch ( lg V- st): ( Tr, ch 1, tr) in in­di­cated but­ter­fly.

BLAN­KET

With aqua, ch 94.

Row 1: V- st (see Spe­cial Stitches) in 5th ch from hook (beg sk chs count as first dc and 1 sk ch), [sk 2 chs, V- st in next ch] 29 times, sk 1 ch, dc in last ch. Turn. (30 V-sts, 2 dc)

Row 2: Ch 2 (see Pat­tern Notes), V- st in each V- st (see Pat­tern Notes) across, dc in top of beg ch-2. Turn. (30 V-sts, 2 dc)

Row 3: Ch 2, V- st in first 2 V- sts, but­ter­fly (see Spe­cial Stitches) in next V- st, V- st in next 27 V- sts, dc in top of beg ch-2. Turn. (29 V-sts, 1 but­ter­fly, 2 dc)

Row 4: Ch 2, V- st in first 27 V- sts, lg V- st (see Spe­cial Stitches) in but­ter­fly (see Pat­tern Notes), V- st in next 2 V- sts, dc in top of beg ch-2. Turn. (29 V-sts, 1 lg V-st, 2 dc)

Row 5: Ch 2, V- st in first 6 V- sts, but­ter­fly, V- st in next 23 V- sts, dc in top of beg ch-2. Turn. (29 V-sts, 1 but­ter­fly, 2 dc)

Row 6: Ch 2, V- st in first 23 V- sts, lg V- st in but­ter­fly, V- st in next 6 V- sts, dc in top of beg ch-2. Turn. (29 V-sts, 1 lg V-st, 2 dc)

Row 7: Ch 2, V- st in first V- st, but­ter­fly, V- st in next 28 V- sts, dc in top of beg ch-2. Turn. (29 V-sts, 1 but­ter­fly, 2 dc)

Row 8: Ch 2, V- st in first 28 V- sts, lg V- st in but­ter­fly, V- st in next V- st, dc in top of beg ch-2, change color (see Stitch Guide) to yel­low in last dc. Turn. (29 V-sts, 1 V-st, 2 dc)

Row 9: Ch 2, V- st in first 4 V- sts, but­ter­fly, V- st in next 3 V- sts, but­ter­fly, V- st in next 21 V- sts, dc in top of beg ch-2. Turn. (28 V-sts, 2 but­ter­flies, 2 dc)

Row 10: Ch 2, V- st in first 21 V- sts, lg V- st in first but­ter­fly, V- st in next 3 V- sts, lg V- st in next but­ter­fly, V- st in next 4 V- sts, dc in top of beg ch-2. Turn. (28 V-sts, 2 lg V-sts, 2 dc)

Row 11: Ch 2, V- st in first 11 V- sts, but­ter­fly, V- st in next 18 V- sts, dc in top of beg ch-2. Turn. (29 V-sts, 1 but­ter­fly, 2 dc)

Row 12: Ch 2, V- st in first 18 V- sts, lg V- st in but­ter­fly, V- st in next 11 V- sts, dc in top of beg ch-2. Turn. (29 V-sts, 1 lg V-st, 2 dc) Row 13: Ch 2, V- st in first 7 V- sts, but­ter­fly, V- st in next 22 V- sts, dc in top of beg ch-2. Turn. (29 V-sts, 1 but­ter­fly, 2 dc)

Row 14: Ch 2, V- st in first 22 V- sts, lg V- st in but­ter­fly, V- st in next 7 V- sts, dc in top of beg ch-2. Turn. (29 V-sts, 1 lg V-st, 2 dc)

Row 15: Ch 2, V- st in first 10 V- sts, but­ter­fly, V- st in next 19 V- sts, dc in top of beg ch-2. Turn. (29 V-sts, 1 but­ter­fly, 2 dc)

Row 16: Ch 2, V- st in first 19 V- sts, lg V- st in but­ter­fly, V- st in next 10 V- sts, dc in top of beg ch-2, change color to white. Turn. (29 V-sts, 1 lg V-st, 2 dc)

Row 17: Ch 2, V- st in first 6 V- sts, but­ter­fly, V- st in next 6 V- sts, but­ter­fly, V- st in next 16 V- sts, dc in top of beg ch-2. Turn. (28 V-sts, 2 but­ter­flies, 2 dc)

Row 18: Ch 2, V- st in first 16 V- sts, [lg V- st in next but­ter­fly, V- st in next 6 V- sts] twice, dc in top of beg ch-2. Turn. (28 V-sts, 2 lg V-sts, 2 dc)

Row 19: Ch 2, V- st in first 9 V- sts, but­ter­fly, V- st in next 20 V- sts, dc in top of beg ch-2. Turn. (29 V-sts, 1 but­ter­fly, 2 dc)

Row 20: Ch 2, V- st in first 20 V- sts, lg V- st in but­ter­fly, V- st in next 9 V- sts, dc in top of beg ch-2. Turn. (29 V-sts, 1 lg V-st, 2 dc)

Row 21: Ch 2, V- st in first 12 V- sts, but­ter­fly, V- st in next 17 V- sts, dc in top of beg ch-2. Turn. (29 V-sts, 1 but­ter­fly, 2 dc)

Row 22: Ch 2, V- st in first 17 V- sts, lg V- st in but­ter­fly, V- st in next 12 V- sts, dc in top of beg ch-2. Turn. (29 V-sts, 1 lg V-st, 2 dc)

Row 23: Ch 2, V- st in each V- st across, dc in top of beg ch-2. Turn. (30 V-sts, 2 dc)

Row 24: Ch 2, V- st in each V- st across, dc in top of beg ch-2, change color to aqua. Turn.

Row 25: Ch 2, V- st in first 10 V- sts, but­ter­fly, V- st in next 19 V- sts, dc in top of beg ch-2. Turn. (29 V-sts, 1 but­ter­fly, 2 dc)

Row 26: Ch 2, V- st in first 19 V- sts, lg V- st in but­ter­fly, V- st in next 10 V- sts, dc in top of beg ch-2. Turn. (29 V-sts, 1 lg V-st, 2 dc) Row 27: Ch 2, V- st in first 13 V- sts, but­ter­fly, V- st in next 16 V- sts, dc in top of beg ch-2. Turn. (29 V-sts, 1 but­ter­fly, 2 dc)

Row 28: Ch 2, V- st in first 16 V- sts, lg V- st in but­ter­fly, V- st in next 13 V- sts, dc in top of beg ch-2. Turn. (29 V-sts, 1 lg V-st, 2 dc)

Row 29: Ch 2, V- st in first 16 V- sts, but­ter­fly, V- st in next 13 V- sts, dc in top of beg ch-2. Turn. (29 V-sts, 1 but­ter­fly, 2 dc)

Row 30: Ch 2, V- st in first 13 V- sts, lg V- st in but­ter­fly, V- st in next 16 V- sts, dc in top of beg ch-2. Turn. (29 V-sts, 1 lg V-st, 2 dc)

Row 31: Ch 2, V- st in first 11 V- sts, but­ter­fly, V- st in next 18 V- sts, dc in top of beg ch-2. Turn. (29 V-sts, 1 but­ter­fly, 2 dc)

Row 32: Ch 2, V- st in first 18 V- sts, lg V- st in but­ter­fly, V- st in next 11 V- sts, dc in top of beg ch-2, change color to yel­low. Turn. (29 V-sts, 1 lg V-st, 2 dc)

Row 33: Ch 2, V- st in first 18 V- sts, but­ter­fly, V- st in next 11 V- sts, dc in top of beg ch-2. Turn. (29 V-sts, 1 but­ter­fly, 2 dc)

Row 34: Ch 2, V- st in first 11 V- sts, lg V- st in but­ter­fly, V- st in next 18 V- sts, dc in top of beg ch-2. Turn. (29 V-sts, 1 lg V-st, 2 dc)

Row 35: Ch 2, V- st in first 14 V- sts, but­ter­fly, V- st in next 15 V- sts, dc in top of beg ch-2. Turn. (29 V-sts, 1 but­ter­fly, 2 dc)

Row 36: Ch 2, V- st in first 15 V- sts, lg V- st in but­ter­fly, V- st in next 14 V- sts, dc in top of beg ch-2. Turn. (29 V-sts, 1 lg V-st, 2 dc)

Row 37: Ch 2, V- st in first 17 V- sts, but­ter­fly, V- st in next 3 V- sts, but­ter­fly, V- st in next 8 V- sts, dc in top of beg ch-2. Turn. (28 V-sts, 2 but­ter­flies, 2 dc)

Row 38: Ch 2, V- st in first 8 V- sts, lg V- st in first but­ter­fly, V- st in next 3 V- sts, lg V- st in next but­ter­fly, V- st in next 17 V- sts, dc in top of beg ch-2. Turn. (28 V-sts, 2 lg V-sts, 2 dc)

Row 39: Ch 2, V- st in each V- st across, dc in top of beg ch-2. Turn. (30 V-sts, 2 dc)

Row 40: Ch 2, V- st in each V- st across, dc in top of beg ch-2, change color to white. Turn.

Row 41: Ch 2, V- st in first 19 V- sts, but­ter­fly, V- st in next 4 V- sts, but­ter­fly, V- st in next 5 V- sts, dc in top of beg ch-2. Turn. (28 V-sts, 2 but­ter­flies, 2 dc)

Row 42: Ch 2, V- st in first 5 V- sts, lg V- st in first but­ter­fly, V- st in next 4 V- sts, lg V- st in next but­ter­fly, V- st in next 19 V- sts, dc in top of beg ch-2. Turn. (28 V-sts, 2 lg V-sts, 2 dc)

Row 43: Ch 2, V- st in first 27 V- sts, but­ter­fly, V- st in next 2 V- sts, dc in top of beg ch-2. Turn. (29 V-sts, 1 but­ter­fly, 2 dc)

Row 44: Ch 2, V- st in first 2 V- sts, lg V- st in but­ter­fly, V- st in next 27 V- sts, dc in top of beg ch-2. Turn. (29 V-sts, 1 lg V-st, 2 dc) Row 45: Ch 2, V- st in first 22 V- sts, but­ter­fly, V- st in next 7 V- sts, dc in top of beg ch-2. Turn. (29 V-sts, 1 but­ter­fly, 2 dc)

Row 46: Ch 2, V- st in first 7 V- sts, lg V- st in but­ter­fly, V- st in next 22 V- sts, dc in top of beg ch-2. Turn. (29 V-sts, 1 lg V-st, 2 dc)

Row 47: Ch 2, V- st in first 25 V- sts, but­ter­fly, V- st in next 4 V- sts, dc in top of beg ch-2. Turn. (29 V-sts, 1 but­ter­fly, 2 dc)

Row 48: Ch 2, V- st in first 4 V- sts, lg V- st in but­ter­fly, V- st in next 25 V- sts, dc in top of beg ch-2. Fas­ten off. (29 V-sts, 1 lg V-st, 2 dc)

FIN­ISH­ING

Fluff the wings of each but­ter­fly, then fin­ger­press flat. Block lightly.

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