# Crochet baby blanket

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Yarn - Lion Brand Yarns Heartland (color #103 DENALI) / medium 4 / 5 oz (113 g) / 251 yd (230 m) / about 4 balls and 1 ball (different color yarn)
Hook - G/6 4.25 mm or other size hooks needed for the gauge
Gauge - 2 repeats go into about 6 inches
Blanket Size - 36 inches x 36 inches
Complexity - Easy

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## Baby blanket crochet pattern – diamond stitch

Row-by-row crochet instructions

Make a foundation chain of 152 chs or multiples of 24 chs plus 8 additional chs.
1st row (right side) – h7ch, [dc11, ch1, sk1] to last 1ch; dc1 + RC3
2nd row (wrong side) – h5ch, dc1, [ch1, sk1, dc9, ch1, sk1, dc1] to last 1ch; dc1 + RC3
3rd row – h5ch, dc2, [ch1, sk1, dc7, ch1, sk1, dc3] to end + RC3
4th row – h5ch, dc3, ch1, sk1, [dc5, ch1, sk1] to last 4chs; dc4 + RC3
5th row – h5ch, dc2, [dc2, ch1, sk1, [(dc3, ch1, sk1) x 4, dc5] to end + RC3
6th row – h5ch, dc2, [dc3, ch1, sk1, dc1, ch1, sk1, (dc3, ch1, sk1, dc1, ch1, sk1) x 2, dc6] to end + RC3
7th row – h5ch, dc2, [dc4, ch1, sk1, (dc3, ch1, sk1) x 3, dc7] to end + RC3
Work the pattern as a mirror reflection
8th row = 6th row
9th row = 5th row
10th row = 4th row
11th row= 3rd row
12th row – h5ch, dc1, [ch1, sk1, dc9, ch1, sk1, dc1] to last 1ch; dc1 + RC4
Repeat the pattern starting from the first row until you crochet the desired length of the blanket.

Border

Attach a different color yarn
1st round – ch3, (dc to last 1ch before a corner; inc*1 into 1ch) x 4 + sl.st. 1 into 3rd ch
2nd round – ch4, sk1, ([dc1, ch1, sk1] to an arch of 2chs; inc*1 under 2chs, ch1, sk1) x 4 + sl.st.1 into 3rd ch
3rd round – ch3, (dc to an arch of 2chs; inc*1 under 2chs) x 4, dc3 + sl.st. 1 into 3rd ch
4th round – ch1, reverse single crochet to end
Cut the yarn and secure it.

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Abbreviations
[ ] – repeat
ch – chain
dc – double crochet
h#ch – insert a hook into the # ch from your hook
inc – dc2, ch2, dc2
RC – returning chain
sk – skip a chain

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Baby blanket crochet pattern - diamond stitch

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### Hi,

Hi,
I really need help on a pattern. It is called corner to corner cardigan. I have watched many videos on corner to corner and I think I understand.When you make corner to corner projects it is always either a square or rectangle.But I want to know how I can attach these rectangles and squares to make a cardigan. Please help me

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### Beautifully done, I love your

Beautifully done, I love your work! What substitute would you recommend for the yarn you used? It's been discontinued , I'm having a hard time finding a substitute. Any help would be appreciated.
Thank you :)

### Hi BewitchedFae,

Hi BewitchedFae,
You may use any medium 4 yarn weight. I always advise to try your gauge before starting the big piece. Happy crochet!

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I love your tweaks as much as the original. I would like to make one of both. Would you be willing to share your changes?