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Rainbow baby blanket

Who does not like a rainbow? Whilst I can appreciate pastel and white blankets for baby there is something about the practicability of a colourful, chuck it in the washing machine kind of blanket for snuggles and tummy time and onward to picnics in the great outdoors.


Here is a free pattern for my Rainbow Baby Blanket. It uses This is another great stash buster blanket, I used the yarn left over from my Home Stay Crochet Along blanket. I had actually made these squares to add another border for it but it just didn’t look right and when spread out on the floor I thought they would make a cute baby blanket. This measures 30 inches square. The link to the pattern with more information on yarn and notions is below. If you don't fancy making it I have just this original one for sale over on my Etsy shop (link also below):

Rainbow Baby Blanket
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Etsy Listing for Rainbow Baby Blanket


You'll need:

Double knitting yarn, approximately 30 grams of each colour (see below for colours used) then approximately 50 grams for the border


I have used Stylecraft Special Double Knitting yarn in the following colourways for the circles/squares detailed above: Claret and Lipstick, Meadow and Cypress, Lipstick and Spice, Cypress and Aspen, Spice and Saffron, Aspen and Turquoise, Saffron and Meadow, Turquoise and Cornish Blue. The squares are edged and joined in Silver. The boarders are completed in Graphite and Cream alternating between the two starting with Graphite.


4mm hook and a needle for sewing up



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