Diagonal Rainbows Baby Blanket by Marie Segares

Diagonal Rainbows Baby Blanket

Crochet
July 2015
Aran (8 wpi) ?
gauge is not critical for this project, see notes
5.0 mm (H)
1075 - 1300 yards (983 - 1189 m)
32.5” (83.5 cm) square.
US
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I love crocheting diagonal blankets where you increase from one corner to the center and then decrease towards the end. That way, after you reach the halfway point, each row is shorter than the last!

This diagonal blanket is full of vibrant colors that will brighten up any baby’s day (or, even any room in your house)!

This pattern was updated on August 19, 2015 to be easier to read, especially for beginners, and to include a video tutorial at the bottom of the pattern. Let me know if you have any questions!

This pattern is available for FREE on my blog here.

The free version is supported by advertising on my website. The downloadable PDF for sale on Ravelry includes the full pattern in one printable file without advertisements.

This pattern was originally published on the FaveCrafts blog in April, 2015.

Skills used
Basic crochet stitches: chain, double crochet, single crochet, slip stitch
Working in rows, increasing, decreasing, crocheting in the back loop only, joining new colors, working in chain spaces

Skill Level
Easy

Finished Size
32.5” (83.5 cm) square.

Materials
Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice (100% acrylic, 3.5 oz/100 g, 170 yd/156 m) – 1 skein each in 114 Cheery Cherry (CA) and 132 Goldfish (CB); and 2 skeins each in 157 Duckie (CC), 169 Sweet Pea (CD), 106 Little Boy Blue (CE), and 108 Bluebell (CF), or approximately 70 yds (64 m) in CA, 160 yd (146 m) in CB, 230 yd (210 m) in CC, 235 yd (215 m) in CD, 265 yd (242 m) in CE, and 340 yd (311 m) in CF in any medium weight yarn.

US H-8/5 mm crochet hook, or any size needed to obtain gauge.

Yarn needle.

Gauge
6 boxes x 6 boxes in pattern = 4” (10 cm). Exact gauge is not critical for this project.

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