My Favorite Play Blanket Crochet Pattern
This crochet blanket starts as a traditional granny square, making it a good project for a beginner (or a quick-gratification project for a more advanced crocheter!). The rich crochet pineapple stitch border is a great introduction to crochet lace.
DESIGNER Anastasia Popova
FINISHED SIZE About 40″ wide and 40″ long.
YARN Lion Brand Yarns Vanna’s Choice (100% acrylic; 170 yd [156 m]/31/2 oz [100 g]; ): #405 silver heather (A), #146 dusty purple (B), #149 silver grey (CC), 3 skeins each. www.lionbrand.com
HOOK Size H/8 (5mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
NOTIONS Yarn needle.
GAUGE Rnds 1–3 = 4″ in diameter.