Baby Blankets

Title: Jiffy Baby Afghan

This one is super simple and looks like it would be a good pattern to keep in mind for when you find you need a baby gift for a Saturday shower and it is now Thursday evening....

Baby yarn 1.75 oz skeins:
3 pink, 3 blue, 3 white
Size Q crochet hook
Gauge: 5sc = 3", 2 rows = 1"

With one strand each of pink, blue & white, chain 61 st
Row 1: work 1 sc in each ch across (60 st), ch 1 and turn
Row 2: work 1 sc in each st across (60 st), ch 1 and turn
Repeat row 2 until 60 rows have been worked, end off.
Fringe: wind 3 strands (one of each color) around a 6" cardboard.
Cut at one end.
Use 9 strands of yarn (3 of each color) for every knot.
Fold yarn pieces in half and pull loop through every other row along narrow edge of blanket, pull ends through loop to form fringe.
Fringe opposite edge of blanket in same manner. Trim fringe evenly.


Title: Pompadour Confetti Baby Blanket
Keywords: baby, afghan, crochet, SYM
Source: Free leaflet #601 from Super Yarn Mart

Size 25" X 34"
Materials: 6 (1.5 oz) skeins of Pompadour Confetti baby yarn
Crochet hook size "G"

Chain 116.
Row 1: Work * 1 sc, ch 3, 3 dc in 4th chain from hook, skip 3 ch, **,
repeat between * and ** across row to last 3 ch, skip 2 ch, 1 sc in last ch - 28 shells.

Row 2: Ch 3, turn. Work * 1 sc, ch 3, 3 dc in next ch-3 space **, repeat between * and ** across row, sc in top of turning ch.
Repeat Row 2 until 34 in or desired length. DO NOT break yarn.
Edging. Continue in pattern (Row 2) across each side and lower edge of afghan, working one pattern shell in each ch-3 space.

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