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Lovie Security Blanket – Free Crochet Pattern

This can be made in any yarn.  Just use the hook size recommended for it.  I used a super soft bulky yarn.  Not the greatest for a newborn/infant.  It was a little heavy.  Now that she’s a year old it’s perfect.  You can easily adjust the size by adding an even number of stitches.

SECURITY BLANKET / LOVEY

FREE CROCHET PATTERN

The stitch I used has been called the “seed stitch” or the “moss stitch”.

ch 46.
Row 1:  sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each ch across, turn.
Row 2:  ch1, sc in 1st sc, *ch1, skip next sc, sc in next sc, repeat from * across, turn.

Row 3:  ch1, skip 1st sc, sc in ch1 space, *ch1, skip next sc, sc in next ch1 space, turn.

Repeat Row 3 until approx. 26”, do not fasten off.
Border
Round 1:  3sc in corner stitch, sc evenly down side of afghan (approx. 60 sc), 3sc in corner, sc evely across bottom (approx. 49 sc), 3sc in corner,  sc evenly up side (approx. 60 sc), sc evenly across top (approx. 49 sc), slip stitch in 1st sc.
Round 2:  3hdc in corner st, (1hdc  in each sc & 3hdc in each corner st around border).  Attatch with slip st to 1st hdc. Fasten off. Tie in ends.
Copyright © Kristine Mullen. 09-03-10
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