Victorian Lattice Baby Blanket

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I just love making baby blankets because they are great nearly instant gratification projects. For this one I was so excited for the excuse to try a square pattern that I kept seeing.

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The pattern is called Victorian Lattice Square by Destany Wymore (Ravelry pattern page here.) I had also seen a gorgeous blanket made from this pattern by Happy In Red. So, I used the pattern for the square, and then joined the squares and made a scallop border inspired by the Happy In Red blanket.

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After blocking, the final size was about 35 inches square (4 squares by 4 squares). I love how it came out, and it was a really quick make as well!

Here are the crochet specifics if you're interested:
size G (4.0mm) hook
Baby Bee Sweet Delight Baby yarn in : Angel, Carrots Oh No, Banana, Mint Charm, Pool Time, Infant Teal, Lil Princess, Boo Pink

Changes I made:
- Rnd 9 I did dc instead of sc

-Each square had a white border (Rnd 10)
     -in corner (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc), ch 1, skip 1 dc, 2 dc in next dc, ch 1, (skip 2 dc, 2 dc in next dc, ch 1) to end of row before corner where you skip 1 dc, (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in corner...
     -joined squares as I went on this round, replacing ch stitches for slip stitches to join squares in ch 1 spaces (corners would be [2 dc, ch 1, sl st to corner of other square, ch 1, 2 dc in working square])

-Blanket Border
     Rnd 1- in corners (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc), ch , *2 dc in next ch 1 space, ch 1, repeat from * until you reach the join between squares - (2 dc, ch 1) in each square's corner, repeat from *
     Rnd 2- in corners 11 dc, sl st in next space,  *7 dc in next space, sl st in next space, repeat from *

Comments

  1. It's turned out so well, Kate. The colours are bright and cheerful, but not overwhelming. Those squares are so pretty and I like the joining and the scalloped edge very much!

    Do I spy a new owl design next to your blog name? I had noticed it before, but forgot to say anything!

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  2. SO PRETTY! I have this square pattern, but have never tried it. The solid color squares are so elegant! Nice work!

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    1. Thank you! I really liked the pattern- very easy and fun to watch it come together! I'm definitely going to keep it in mind for future blankets.
      Happy crocheting!
      Kate :}

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  3. This is lovely!!! This could perhaps be made into a baby blanket with small modification. I love the design. Thanks for sharing.

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  4. I forgot to add to the previous comment that I am now your newest follower!

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  5. Just found you. Shared your info on Yarn Whisperers of Baltimore,MD facebook page. Beautiful work! LC

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    1. Thank you so much!!
      Happy crocheting!
      Kate :}

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  6. Lovely blanket, so sweet! And amazing colors as well! I pinned. Have a wonderful day! xxx

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    1. Thank you so much!!
      Happy crocheting!
      Kate :}

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  7. Thank you for sharing. I'm making these squares but in a pale yellow, gray, and country blue for my 82 year grandma. Her mother is the one who taught me this craft and my mother kept showing me other tricks. I'm also new to your blog and just love it.
    Sincerely,
    One Happy Hooker

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    1. You're welcome! Those colors sound just gorgeous! I would to see it when you're done!
      Happy hooking, and thanks for reading!
      Kate :}

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  8. That is a really pretty motif! Can you speculate how many squares you would get from one skein? I'd like to make a slightly larger one.

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    1. Hi Holly, as I was using a lot of left over yarn of the Baby Bee Sweet Delight, I don't have an exact number, but if I had to guess the entire blanket took a total of 4, maybe 5 skeins for the size I made. But I can't be certain.

      If you are making it in multiple colors, I would suggest buying one skein of one color, and seeing how far it goes, and you can calculate from there.

      I hope this helps a little!
      Happy crocheting!!
      Kate :}

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