Bright Beginnings

Constructed of simple crochet granny squares, this doll blanket is the perfect beginning crochet project to help a child, or adult, learn to crochet.


Designer: Vickie Howell

Finished Size: 17″ square.

Yarn: Caron Sheep(ish) (70% acrylic, 30% wool; 167 yd [153 m]/3 oz [85 g]): Robin’s Egg(ish) (A), Chartreuse(ish) (B), Magenta(ish) (C); 1 ball each.

Hook Size: H/8 (5 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Gauge: 1 square = 3″.


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About Toni Rexroat

Toni Rexroat is the Online Editor of Crochet Me. Outfitted with several crochet hooks and surrounded by bins of yarn, she has been the assistant editor for Interweave Crochet magazine as well as PieceWork, Interweave Crochet’s sister magazine. She was born and raised in a little town in Wyoming where she was exposed to wool and other fibers at an early age, and began crocheting in her early teens. Enjoying a wide variety of fibery hobbies from crochet and knitting to sewing, she is determined to learn to spin so she can crochet with her own yarn.