Elementary Baby Blanket by Emily Lloyd

Elementary Baby Blanket

Crochet
May 2020
Aran (8 wpi) ?
8 repeats = 4 inches
4.5 mm
900 - 1100 yards (823 - 1006 m)
32” x 32”
US
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This pattern is available for free.

Behold the Elementary Rainbow Blanket! I’m almost embarrassed to post this pattern because it is SO basic but I thought it may be helpful to beginners. It is a basic granny square using clusters of 3 double crochet. I made this in Paintbox Cotton Aran and I have to say I love the feel of this yarn when it’s worked up. It’s the perfect summer blanket weight. You can make it as small or as big as you want by stopping or adding rounds so gauge isn’t really important. (I’ve noticed that gauge doesn’t matter in a lot of my designs lately. Hmmm…Could it be I don’t like making gauge swatches? Something on which to reflect!) Let’s get started!

Finished Size: 32’“ x 32”

Materials: Paintbox Yarns Cotton Aran 100% cotton yarn. (1.7 oz/93 yds/50 g per skein. 4 skeins of #608 Vanilla Cream, 2 skeins of #624 Mustard Yellow, 1 skein each of #637 Dolphin Blue, #615 Pillar Red, #627 Slate Green, #643 Tea Rose.