About 20 oz total yarn.
I used a mixture of Caron Simply Soft yarn (worsted weight/4 ply), and Lion Brand Pound of Love, and various other sport weight soft yarns. I mixed types of yarn and it turned out great! Use up your odds and ends.
Size H crochet hook (5.00 mm)
3 dc in the 4th ch from the hook. (*Skip 1 chain. Sc in the next ch.
1 chain, then work 3 dc (=1 shell) in the next chain.)
Rep from (*) across row, always ending the rows with 1 sc in last stitch. Ch 3, turn.
Row 2: 3 dc in lst sc. *1 sc in the center dc of the next shell, make 1 shell of 3 dc in next sc. * Rep the sts between (*) across the row. End with 1 sc. Ch 3, turn.
Row 3-88: Repeat Row 2, then fasten off.
with a sl st, anywhere along the edge of the blanket.
Sc around the entire blanket, at the corners do 5 sc in the corner stitch.
Join with a sl st in the first sc.
Ch 3 and 2 dc in same stitch, and then repeat the shell stitch pattern of Row 2, all around the blanket. Corners will work out fine because of the 5 scs you put there on the previous row.
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