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Crochet V-Stitch Baby Afghan with Scalloped Trim

Create a beautiful baby afghan using the crochet V-stitch technique, which adds a lovely texture to the blanket. The V-stitch is a simple yet elegant stitch that creates a delicate pattern, perfect for a baby's blanket. To add a finishing touch, consider adding a scalloped trim around the edges of the afghan. This will give the blanket a polished look and make it even more special for the little one who will be snuggled up in it.  The V-stitch is easy to learn and creates a beautiful design that will impress anyone who sees the finished blanket. Adding a scalloped trim elevates the afghan to a whole new level of elegance, making it a perfect gift for a baby shower or a cherished keepsake for your own little one. Get your favorite yarn and crochet hook ready to create a stunning baby afghan that will be treasured for years to come.

Skill Level: Easy

Size: Approximately 28 inches (71 cm) square.

Materials:

  • Yarn
  • US Crochet Hook Size E/4 (3.50 MM)
V-st in this pattern is (dc, ch 1, dc) all in same space.

Ch 113 loosely.
Row 1: V-st in 4th ch from hook, *sk 2 ch, V-st in next ch* across, dc in last ch. Ch 3, turn.
Row 2: V-st in next V-st across, dc in 3rd ch of turning ch-3. Ch 3, turn.
Repeat Row 2 until you have 58 rows in total. Do not make turning ch 3 in the last row.

Trim
Round 1
Working in end of rows: ch 2, hdc in same space, *ch 1, 2hdc in next space* across. Ch 1, (2 hdc, ch 3, 2 hdc) all in corner space.
Working into original chain: *ch 1, 2 hdc in next ch-2 space* across. Ch 1, (2hdc, ch 3, 2 hdc) all in corner space.
Working in end of rows: *ch 1, 2 hdc in next space* across. Ch 1, (2 hdc, ch 3, 2 hdc) all in corner space.
Working in last row: *ch 1, 2 hdc in nextV-st* across. Ch 1, (2hd, ch 3) all in corner space. Sl st to join the round.
Round 2
Sc in space between next 2 hdc, *4 dc in space between next 2 hdc, sc in space between next 2 hdc* across. 6 dc in corner space.
Sc in space between next 2 hdc, *5 dc in space between next 2 hdc, sc in space between next 2 hdc* across. 6 dc in corner space.
Sc in space between next 2 hdc, *4 dc in space between next 2 hdc, sc in space between next 2 hdc* across. 6 dc in corner space.
Sc in space between next 2hdc, *5 dc in space between next 2 hdc, sc in space between next 2 hdc* across. 6 dc in corner space. Sl st to join the round.
Fasten off.
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