Strawberry Baby Block
Here is one cute block for baby blankets or totes. The photo on the left is just to show you how it will approximately looks like when 48 blocks assembled into a blanket sized 36 x 48 inches. You can always be creative with the layout by mixing the berry pattern with plain white or green I suppose. The photo is a Photoshop illustration only an is not a photo of an actual blanket.
Skill level : easy
Balinese cotton yarn (fine/sports) weight yarn , can be substituted with baby cotton or any yarn suitable for baby.
Size F/3.75mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
Tapestry needle size 16
5 scs = 1 inch when two strands are crocheted together
Traditional tapestry crochet technique is used in some part of this pattern. Crochet the next several stitches as usual, with colors not in use laid flat inside your stitches. You should not be able to see these colors in your work at this point. This is known as carrying the unused color to achieve a neat final piece.
The pattern include the links to the video tutorial on how to make strawberry stitches.