252. 3-Ball Blanket for Baby

Crochet, project 252. Completed 6/10/2010

Adapted from instructions for the “Mini Carriage Blanket”, Copyright 2005, Amy O’Neill Houck (link)

MADE FOR A friend’s baby

SIZE: 18 inches wide x 32 inches long
(16″ x 26″ without border before blocking)

Yarn: Plymouth Encore Worsted (75% Acrylic, 25% Wool), 100g / 3.5 oz, 200 yds per ball

  • Main (MC): 2 balls Color 256: Ecru (used 5 oz / 286 yds)
  • Contrast (CC): 1 ball Color 1231: Pale Sage (used all 200 yds)

Crochet Hook: US Size N-15 (10 mm) and P (11.5 mm)

GAUGE: 2 hdc sts and 2 rows = 1 inch

Houck says, “This pattern may be printed for your own use, but it may not be distributed in any way without my permission. Feel free to link to the pattern or e-mail the URL.”