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Colorful Blocks Baby Afghan

Join beautiful bright colors with soft stretchy square to make a crochet afghan baby blanket from Bernat Yarns. It's an easy crochet pattern to follow and makes for a great birthday gift. The diagram helps you follow through.


  • Bernat® Baby Stretch (80 g / 2.8 oz)
  • 2 balls each of
  • Contrast A: #30435 (Elastic Lace)
  • Contrast B: #30412 (Strawberry Spring)
  • Contrast C: #30742 (Blue Boing)
  • Contrast D: #30622 (Yo Yo Yellow)
  • Contrast E: #30315 (Purple Ping Pong)
  • Size 5 mm (U.S. H or 8) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge.

17 sts and 13 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in motif pat.


MOTIF: With Color 1, ch 18.
Foundation row: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. *Ch 1. Miss next ch. 1 sc in next ch. Rep from * to end of row. Turn.
1st row: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. *1 sc in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. Miss next sc. Rep from * to last 2 sts. 1 sc in next ch- 1 sp. 1 sc in last sc. Turn.
2nd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. *Ch 1. Miss next sc. 1 sc in next ch-1 sp. Rep from * to last 2 sts. Ch 1. Miss next sc. 1 sc in last sc. Turn.
Rep last 2 rows until work from beg measures 4 ins [10 cm], ending with a WS row. Fasten off.

Motif edging: 1st rnd: With RS of Motif facing, join Color 2 with sl st in top right corner sc. Ch 3 (counts as dc). 2 dc in same sp. Work 15 dc across top of Motif to next corner. 3 dc in next sc. Work 15 dc down side of Motif to next corner. 3 dc in next corner sc. Work 15 dc across bottom of Motif to next corner. 3 dc in next corner sc. Work 15 dc up side of Motif. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. Fasten off.

Motif 1: (make 7). Color 1 - A, Color 2 - B.
Motif 2: (make 9). Color 1 - B, Color 2 - E.
Motif 3: (make 10). Color 1 - C, Color 2 - D.
Motif 4: (make 9). Color 1 - E, Color 2 - A.
Motif 5: (make 7). Color 1 - D, Color 2 - C.

Join Motifs as shown on Diagram (below).


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This is beautiful. The pattern on the page makes this afghan tempting to make.older ssiter This design will also look good in your older daughter's room. I'm sure she will like the color combination and the softness. Thanks.

could you knit this project

The blocks are stitched together, though you could crochet them together. We have an article on the site that covers different ways to seam or join in crochet:

Good luck with your project!

I would love to make this afghan but am a bit confused. How is it put together? Is it crocheted together? What color of yarn was used? I crochet afghans for the hospitals and have sooooo many pieces of yarn and this looks like a beautiful pattern to use those parts of skeins. Please advise how it is put together.


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