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This would make a nice afghan for either a baby girl or baby boy depending on what colors you use. View the free crochet baby blanket below.

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Colton’s Baby Blue Afghan

Copyright 2012  by Barbara Badder. You may link to this pattern, but please do not copy the pattern itself to your website. You are allowed to crochet the pattern for yourself or for resale, but do not sell the pattern itself.



10  Ounces  baby blue 4-ply worsted weight yarn

10  Ounces white 4-ply worsted weight yarn

Size J Crochet Hook

Gauge: Unimportant

Size: 32” x 34”

Note: Work all ends in as you go.



With blue, ch 123.

Row 1 : Sc in the second ch from hook and in the next ch, * ch 2, skip the next 2 chs, sc in the next 2 chs; repeat from * across chain.

Row 2:  Ch 3, turn. (counts as first dc and turning ch), turn; 4 dc in the next ch 2 sp and in each ch 2 space across row, skip next sc, dc in last sc.

Row 3: Ch 1, turn; sc in first dc and in space before next dc, *ch 2, skip next 4 dc, 2 sc in space before next dc; repeat from * across row to last 5 dc, ch 2, skip next 4 dc, sc in space before last dc and in last dc.

Rows 4 -7 : Repeat Rows 2-3 two times.

Row 8: Repeat Row 2. End off blue at end of row and attach White.

Rows 9: With white, repeat row 3.

Row 10 – 15: Repeat Rows 2 – 3 three times.

Row 16: Repeat Row 2. End off white and attach blue yarn.

Row 17: With blue, repeat row 3.

Row 18 – 25: Repeat row 2 - 3 three times.

Row 26: Repeat Row 2. End off blue and attach white.


Row 27 – 80: Repeat Rows 9 – 26 eight times. At end of Row 80, attach white, ch 1, turn for edging.


Turn, ch 1. Work 3 sc in first stitch for corner. Sc in each dc across row to last dc, 3 sc in last dc to form the next corner.

Work down sides of afghan with 2 sc in each dc and 1 sc in each sc, working 3 sc in each corner. End off yarn after you have worked around the entire blanket.