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Crochet Afghan Square With Nested Checkerboard Design

White and Blue Colorway for Baby Boys

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White and Blue Nested Checkerboard Baby Afghan Square for Crocheting

White and Blue Nested Checkerboard Baby Afghan Square

Photo © Amy Solovay

Pictured here is an afghan square crocheted in white and blue acrylic baby yarn. This nested checkerboard design works well for crocheting baby afghans, but with a simple yarn change, the pattern could be adapted for use by people of any age.


Size of Finished Afghan Square: 11.25 inches

Crochet Hook Size: I / 9 / 5.50 mm crochet hook, or size needed to obtain gauge.

Yarn Information:

Brand: Bernat Softee baby yarn

Colors used:

  • White
  • Baby denim marl
  • Pale blue

This white and blue colorway is perfect for baby boys. If you'd rather crochet a baby afghan for girls, a color change is all you need to make it look more feminine. You might also wish to take a look at my heart sampler baby afghan, which is a more feminine design; our master list of free baby afghan patterns offers even more choices.

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