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Lace Border Blanket


For that new baby in your life or that baby shower you're about to attend, this is the perfect crochet design. This is a simple blanket with a nice, lace border and with any color of Bernat yarn, you can crochet this blanket in no time. The v-stitch is worked in each row and with only two repetitive rows, this baby blanket is great for beginners. Babies will love snuggling with this soft baby blanket in their cribs as they drift off to sleep.

Lace Border Crochet Blanket
Lace Border Crochet Blanket
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Crochet Hook: G/6 or 4 mm hook

Yarn Weight: (2) Fine (23-26 stitches to 4 inches)

32 ins [81.5 cm] wide x 32 ins [81.5 cm] long.


  • Bernat® Baby Coordinates (160 g/5.6 oz)
    • 3 balls of 01002 (Lemon)
  • Size 4 mm (U.S. G or 6) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge.

5 V-sts and 8 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in pat.

Ch 112.
1st row: (RS). (1 dc. Ch 2. 1 dc) in next ch - V-st made in 5th ch from hook (counts as dc and V-st). *Miss next 2 ch. V-st in next ch. Rep from * to last 2 ch. Miss next ch. 1 dc in last ch. Turn. 36 V-sts.
2nd row: Ch 3 (counts as dc). *V-st in next ch-2 sp. Rep from * to last st. 1 dc in top of ch 3. Turn.
Rep last row until work from beg measures 29 ins [73.5 cm], ending with RS facing for next row.

Edging: 1st rnd: Ch 1. 3 sc in first dc for corner. Work 107 sc along each edge of Blanket and 3 sc in each corner st. Join with sl st to first sc. 440 sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as sl st. [Ch 5. Miss next sc. 1 sc in next corner sc. (Ch 5. Miss next 3 sc. 1 sc in next sc) 27 times] 4 times, omitting last sc and join with sl st to first sc.
3rd rnd: Sl st in first ch-5 sp. (Ch 3. 1 dc. Ch 2. 2 dc) in same sp as sl st. *(2 dc. Ch 2. 2 dc) in next ch-5 sp. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to top of ch 3.
4th rnd: Sl st in next dc and ch-2 sp. (Ch 3. 2 dc. Ch 3. 3 dc) in same sp as last sl st. *(3 dc. Ch 3. 3 dc) in next ch-2 sp. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to top of ch 3.
5th rnd: Sl st in each of next 2 dc and ch-3 sp. (Ch 3. 3 dc. Ch 3. Sl st in 3rd ch from hook - picot made. 4 dc) in same ch-3 sp. *(4 dc. Picot. 4 dc) in next ch-3 sp. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. Fasten off.


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