This is a very simple appliqued blanket for beginners. The texture is worked using basic stitches like, sc and triple crochet. If you want to make it for a boy, just use blue and may be a brown border? Take a look at www.crochetdreamz.blogspot,com.
You can try watching videos on youtube. That will guide you. Most crochet books explain the beginner stitches well too. Basically, a single crochet is as tall as one chain, a half double crochet as tall as 2 chains and double crochet as tall as three chains. For single crochet you don't wrap the...