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Crochet Afghan Square With Nested Checkerboard Design

White and Blue Colorway for Baby Boys


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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