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Free Crochet Forget Me Not
Baby Blanket
Forget Me Not Baby Blanket

Materials: Sport Weight Yarn; 1 oz Yellow, 4 ozs each White, Blue & Green
     Crochet Hook Size G or 4.50 mm

Finished Size Approximately 25” x 34”
Gauge: One square = 3”; one block = 8 ½”

Block: (make 12):
Each block is made by working 4 squares; then joining the squares and adding 4 rnds of edging around the joined squares.

Square:
With yellow, ch 3.
Rnd 1: (right side): Work 5 hdc in 3rd ch from hook, join with sl st in top of beg ch-3. Finish off yellow.
Rnd 2: Do not turn; join blue with a sl st in top of ch-3 where previous rnd was joined; work beg puff stitch (PS) in same st
[To work beg PS-Ch 3, (yo and draw up ½” lp in same st) twice (5 lps now on hook); yo and draw through first 4 lps on
hook; then yo and draw through rem 2 lps on hook, ch 1]; work PS in same st [To work PS: (yo and draw up ½” lp in st) 3
times (7 lps now on hook); yo and draw through first 6 lps on hook; then yo and draw through rem 2 lps on hook, ch 1]; work
2 PS in each rem 5 hdc, join with sl st in top of beg PS (12 PS). Finish off blue.
Rnd 3: With right side facing, join green with a sl st in any sp between PS; ch 3, (dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in same sp for first corner; *
2 sc in each of next 2 sps (between PS) for side; work (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in next sp (between PS) for corner; rep from * twice
more; 2 sc in each of next 2 sps for last side, join with a sl st in top of beg ch-3. Finish off green.
Rnd 4: With right side facing, join white with a sl st in any ch-1 corner sp; ch 3, (dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in same sp; * ch 1, dc in each
of next 4 sc along side; ch 1, work (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) all in next ch-1 corner sp; rep from * twice more; ch 1, dc in each of next
4 sc along last side; ch 1, join with a sl st in top of beg ch-3. Finish off white.
Rnd 5: With right side facing, join white with a sl st in any ch-1 corner sp; ch 1, 3 sc in same sp; * sc in each of next 2 dc of
corner, sc in ch-1 sp; sc in each of next 4 dc, sc in ch-1 sp; sc in each of next 2 dc of corner, 3 sc in ch-1 corner sp; rep
form * twice more; sc in ch-1 sp, sc in each of next 4 dc; sc in ch-1 sp, sc in each of next 2 dc of corner; join with a sl st in
beg sc. Finish off white, leaving 14” sewing length.
One square is now completed. Make three more squares in same manner; then join the four squares to form a block. To
join, hold two squares with right sides tog. Thread white yarn into tapestry needle and sew tog, working in outer lps only,
carefully matching sts. Join two more squares in same manner, then join the two pairs of squares, carefully matching sts,
corners and seams. Now work edging around joined squares as follows:
Edging:
Rnd 1: With right side of joined squares facing you, join green with a sl st in center sc of 3-sc group at any outer corner;
work (beg PS, ch 2, PS) in same st; * work (sk one sc, PS in next sc) 6 times across first square, sk joining; PS in center sc
of 3-sc group of next square, work (sk one sc, PS in next sc) 5 times; work (PS, ch 2, PS) in center sc of 3-sc group at next
outer corner; rep from * twice more; work (sk one sc, PS in next sc) 6 times across square, sk joining; PS in center sc of 3-
sc group of next square, work (sk one sc, PS in next sc) 5 times; join with a sl st in top of beg PS. Finish off green.
Rnd 2: With right side facing, join white with a sl st in any corner sp, ch 1, ; 5 sc n same sp, work sc in each PS and in each
sp (between PS) along first side; * 5 in next corner sp; work sc in each PS and in each sp (between PS) along next side; rep
from * twice more, join with sl st in beg sc. Finish off white.
Rnd 3: With right side facing, join blue with a sl st in center sc of any 5-sc corner group, ch 1; * 3 sc in center corner st, sc
in each sc along side; rep from * 3 times more, join with sl st in beg sc. Finish off blue.
Rnd 4: With right side facing, join white with a sl st in center sc of any 3-sc corner group, ch 1, * 3 sc in center corner st, sc
in each sc along side; rep from * 3 times more, join with a sl st in beg sc. Finish off white. One block is now completed.
Weave in all loose yarn ends.
Finishing:
Afghan is 3 blocks wide by 4 blocks long. To join, hold two blocks with right sides tog. Carefully matching sts and corners
and working in outer lps only sew blocks into 4 strips of 3 blocks each; then join strips in same manner. Now work one rnd of
edging as follow. With right side facing, join white with a sl st in center st of any outer 3-sc corner group, ch 1; * 3 sc in
center corner st, sc in each sc along side; rep from * 3 times more, join with a sl st in beg sc. Finish off; weave in all ends.
Lightly steam press joinings on wrong side.