Circle in a Square Baby Blanket by Marie Segares

Circle in a Square Baby Blanket

Crochet
February 2020
Aran (8 wpi) ?
1 square = 6” (15 cm) in pattern.
5.5 mm (I)
1200 - 1440 yards (1097 - 1317 m)
Baby blanket: 38” (96.5 cm) square.
US
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A free version is also available.

This simple motif is easily customized, making it a great go-to pattern. This version includes pastel circles against white for a colorful baby blanket.

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.

The ad-free PDF version of the pattern also includes a join-as-you-go tutorial. Say goodbye to seaming with this technique!

This pattern and the tutorial were originally published in the April, 2014 issue of I Like Crochet.

Skills used
Basic crochet stitches: chain, double crochet, single crochet, slip stitch, treble crochet
Working in rounds, changing colors, increasing, crocheting in chain spaces
Special stitches: FPdc and sphdc (with explanations in pattern)

Skill level
Easy

Finished Size
Baby blanket: 38” (96.5 cm) square.

Materials
Red Heart Super Saver Economy (100% acrylic, 7 oz/198 g, 364 yd/333 m) – 3 skeins in #0316 Soft White (MC), and 1 skein each in #0724 Baby Pink (CA), #0505 Aruba Sea (CB), #0322 Pale Yellow (CC), and #0381 Light Blue (CD), or approximately 1,040 yd (951 m) in MC; 115 yd (105 m) each in CA, CC, and CD; and 55 yd (50 m) in CB in any medium weight yarn.

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

Yarn needle.

Gauge
1 square = 6” (15 cm) in pattern. Exact gauge is not critical for this project.