Circle in a Square Baby Blanket
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. The pattern also includes a join-as-you-go tutorial. Say goodbye to seaming with this technique!
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)
Materials Red Heart Super Saver Economy – 3 skeins in MC and 1 skein each in 4 colors, or approximately 1,040 yd (951 m) in MC; 115 yd (105 m) each in 3 colors; and 55 yd (50 m) in 1 color in any medium weight yarn.
US Size I-9/5.5 mm crochet hook, or any size needed to obtain gauge.
Gauge 1 square = 6” (15 cm) in pattern. Exact gauge is not critical for this project.