Rainbow Set: Blanket by Helen Passey
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Rainbow Set: Blanket

January 1981
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
3.25 mm (D)
3.5 mm (E)
3.75 mm (F)
1100 - 1650 yards (1006 - 1509 m)
28" x 28" square
This pattern is available from leisurearts.com for $5.99.

The total yardage above is an estimate, based on an average of 100 to 150 yards per ounce for fingering-weight (i.e., baby weight) yarn.

Blanket can be made in any desired yarn weight. Adjust hook size as needed.


Baby wt yarn
5 oz (142 grams) white
1 oz (28.4 grams) each of 6 colors
pink, apricot, It yellow, It green, It aqua, It lavender

Crochet hooks
size F (4.00 mm) for Blanket and Booties only,
size D (3.25 mm) for Blanket Squares only,
size E (3.50 mm) for Jacket only,
or sizes needed for gauge;
2 yds (¼˝) white satin ribbon.

With D hook, 1 square = 1½˝ x 1½˝
With E hook in patt, 8 sts = 1˝; 3 rows =1˝
With F hook in dc, 10 sts = 2˝; 6 rows = 2˝

Matching Rainbow Set: Jacket and Booties