Diamonds for Baby Afghan

Diamonds for Baby Afghan

By Kiel Lemon

Diamonds for Baby Afghan

Size:Approximately 37×34 inches

Materials: Lion Brand Pound of Love (in color of choice) and a few ounces of equal weight baby yarn in a coordinating color for edging, Hook size I/9 5.5mmSpecial Abbreviation“Bobble” = work 5 tr into ch space 2 rows below until 1 loop of each tr remains on hook, yo and through all 6 loops on hook.

Instructions

Ch 114.

Main Body:

Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch, ch1 and sk next ch. *Sc in next 11 ch, ch 1 and sk next ch; repeat from * to last 2 ch. Sc in last 2 ch, turn.

Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as first dc throughout), sk first sc, work dc in next sc, ch 1, sk ch space. *Dc in next 11 sc, ch 1, sk ch space; repeat from * to last 2 sc. Dc into last 2 sc, turn.

Row 3: Ch 1, sc in first 2 dc, work 1 bobble into ch space 2 rows below (row 1). *Sc into next dc, ch 1, sk 1 dc, sc into next 7 dc, ch 1, sk 1 dc, sc into next dc, work bobble in next ch sp 2 rows below; repeat from * to last 2 dc. Sc into next dc, sc into top of turning ch, turn.

Row 4: Ch 3, sk first sc, dc into next 3 stitches. *Ch 1, sk ch space, dc into next 7 scs, ch 1, sk ch pace, dc into next 3 stitches; repeat from * to last sc, dc into last sc, turn. 

Row 5: Ch 1, sc into first 4 dc. *Work bobble into ch space 2 rows below, sc in next dc, ch 1, sk 1 dc, sc into next 3 dc, ch 1, sk 1 dc, sc into next dc, work bobble into ch space 2 rows below, sc into next 3 dc; repeat from * to last stitch, sc into turning ch, turn.Row 6: Ch 3, sk first sc, dc into next 5 stitches. *Ch 1, skip ch space, dc into next 3 sc, ch 1, sk ch space, dc into next 7 stitches; repeat from * to end, omitting I dc at end of last repetition, turn.

Row 7: Ch 1, sc into first 6 dc. *Work bobble into ch space 2 rows below, 1 sc into next dc, ch 1, sk 1 dc, sc into next dc, work bobble into next ch space 2 rows below, sc into next 7 dc; repeat from * to end, omitting 1 sc at end of last rep, turn.
Row 8: Ch 3, sk first sc, dc into next 7 stitches, ch 1, sk ch space. *Dc into next 11 stitches, ch 1, sk ch space; repeat from * to last 8 stitches, dc into last 8 stitches, turn.

Row 9: Ch 1, sc into first 6 dc. *Ch 1, sk 1 dc, sc in next dc, work bobble into ch space 2 rows below, sc into next dc, ch 1, sk 1 dc, sc into next 7 dc; repeat from * to end, omitting 1 sc at end of last repetition, turn.

Row 10: Repeat Row 6.

Row 11: Ch 1, sc into first 4 dc. *Ch 1, sk 1 dc, sc into next dc, work bobble into ch space 2 rows below, sc into each of next 3 dc, work bobble into next ch space 2 rows below, sc into next dc, ch, sk 1 dc, sc into next 3 dc; repeat from * to last dc, sc into top of turning ch, turn.

Row 12: Repeat Row 4.

Row 13: Ch 1, sc into first 2 dc, ch 1, sk 1 dc, sc into next dc. *Work bobble into ch space 2 rows below, sc into next 7 dc, work bobble into next ch space 2 rows below, sc into next dc, ch 1, sk 1 dc, sc into next dc; repeat from * to last dc, sc into top of turning ch, turn.

Row 14: Repeat Row 2

Row 15: Ch 1, sc in first 2 dc, work 1 bobble into ch space 2 rows below (row 1). *Sc into next 11 dc, work bobble in next ch sp 2 rows below; repeat from * to last 2 dc. Sc into next dc, sc into top of turning ch, turn.

Row 16: Ch 3, sk first sc, dc into next sc. Work one dc into each stitch to end. Turn.

Row 17: Ch 1, sc into each dc across.

Rows 18-28: Repeat alternating rows 16 and 17.

Row 29: Ch 1, sc into first 2 dc, ch 1, sk 1 dc, *sc into next 11 dc, ch 1, sk 1 dc; repeat from * to last two dc, sc in last 2 dc, turn.

***For the remainder of the blanket, you will repeat this pattern, starting with Row 2 and ending with Row 29 two (2) times. Then you will repeat Rows 2 through 15 once more the complete the pattern. Turn work so that the wrong side is facing you and do one row of sc. Fasten off.

Edging:

Round 1: In coordinating color, attach new yarn at corner (right side facing) and do sc evenly around blanket, putting 3 sc in each corner stitch. Join with sl st in first sc, do not turn

Round 2: Ch 1. Stitch sc around as in Round 1. Join with sl st in first sc..

Round 3: Ch. 3, skip sc. *Dc, ch 2, dc in next sc (ch2 v-stitch), skip next sc. Repeat from * around to end, join with sl st in top of ch 3. Fasten off.

Copyright 2007, Kiel Lemon. All rights reserved.
**Note: You may not reproduce this pattern or distribute it and claim it as your own. You may not sell this pattern in any format. However, if you wish to make items to sell from my pattern, I only ask that you credit me with the design, and link back here if you are selling items online. Thanks!**

 

6 thoughts on “Diamonds for Baby Afghan

  1. I have a friend who is working up this pattern as we speak (I don’t crochet yet). She’s is looking for a sweater, bonnet and booties to match. Have you given any thought to designing a set to match the blanket? She’s just in love with this pattern!

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