Scrappy Shells Blanket by Marie Segares

Scrappy Shells Blanket

Crochet
July 2015
Aran (8 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 10 rows = 4 inches
in pattern stitch
5.5 mm (I)
Baby Blanket: 31” (79 cm) wide x 40” (101.5 cm) long.
US
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This vibrant and colorful baby blanket makes a great gift. Plan out your colors or use scrap yarn to create a unique variation.

Skills used
Basic crochet stitches: chain, double crochet, single crochet
Working in rows
Increasing and decreasing by skipping sts
Changing colors

Skill Level
Easy

Finished Size
Baby Blanket: 31” (79 cm) wide x 40” (101.5 cm) long.

Materials
Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice Baby (100% acrylic, 3.5 oz/100 g, 170 yd/156 m) – 3 skeins in 100 Angel White (CA), and 1 skein ea in 114 Cheery Cherry (CB), 132 Goldfish (CC), 157 Duckie (CD), 169 Sweat Pea (CE), 106 Little Boy Blue (CF), and 108 Bluebell (CG), or approximately 460 yd (420.5 m) in CA, and 150 yd (137 m) in ea of 6 additional colors in any medium weight yarn.

US Size I-9/5.5 mm crochet hook, or any size needed to obtain gauge.

Yarn needle.

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

This pattern was originally published in the February, 2015 issue of I Like Crochet.