Baby Fade Blanket by Kountingsheep

Baby Fade Blanket

by Kountingsheep
Crochet
January 2020
Aran (8 wpi) ?
12 stitches and 9 rows = 4 inches
in half double crochet
6.0 mm (J)
945 yards (864 m)
One size
US
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Baby Fade Blanket starts with the lightest color and then fades to the darkest color. This pattern is a fun way to explore color gradients or even just color- blocking with 3 contrasting colors. The simple stitches produce a blanket that lets the yarn shine and the colors stand out without being too complicated. Baby Fade Blanket will become your go-to pattern for a quick baby gift for friends and family welcoming new babies into their lives.

SIZE
35”/89 cm wide by 40”/102 cm long

GAUGE
12 hdc and 9 rows = 4”/10 cm
Gauge not essential for this project

HOOK
US size J hook (6.00 mm)

SUGGESTED YARN
Hobby Lobby I Love This Yarn (5 oz/142 grams; 252 yards/230 meters per skein; 100% acrylic) in 3 colors:
2 skeins of Drizzle Me This (Color A)
2 skeins of Coral Sparkle (Color B)
2 skeins of Berry (Color C)
Or similar size 4 medium (worsted) yarn in 3 different colors; approximately 315 yard/288 meters per color.