Emily

Big Boy Blanket – #3 Lion!

This is the 3rd pattern of our Big Boy Blanket! If you missed the first two, you can find the Rocket square here and the Sports square here.

Our third square of the Big Boy Blanket is an adorable lion!  Have fun with this block and don’t forget to share your progress on Social Media with the hashtag #HappilyHooked!

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Yarn:  Worsted weight yarn:  1 skein each of White (A), Dark Orange (B), Black (C), Gold or Tan (D).

Materials:  US Size I/9 (5.5mm) crochet hook, yarn needle, scissors

Difficulty:  Easy

Size:  48 sc x 48 sc = 12″ square

Gauge:  4 sc = 1”

Stitch Guide:  ch – chain, sc – single crochet, st – stitch

Notes

  1. Ch 1 and turn at the end of each row.  Does not count as a st.
  2. Begin Row 1 by working 1st sc in 2nd ch from hook.
  3. Follow written instructions or see color chart on last page.

Instructions:

With A, ch 49.

Rows 1–3:  With A, sc 48.

Row 4:  With A, sc 18. With B, sc 12. With A, sc 18.

Row 5:  With A, sc 16. With B, sc 16. With A, sc 16.

Row 6:  With A, sc 14. With B, sc 20. With A, sc 14.

Row 7:  With A, sc 13. With B, sc 23. With A, sc 12.

Row 8:  With A, sc 12. With B, sc 25. With A, sc 11.

Rows 9–10:  With A, sc 11. With B, sc 26. With A, sc 11.

Row 11:  With A, sc 9. With B, sc 2. With A, sc 1. With B, sc 24. With A, sc 12.

Row 12:  With A, sc 10. With B, sc 9. With A, sc 9. With B, sc 11. With A, sc 1. With B, sc 1. With A, sc 7.

Row 13:  With A, sc 6. With B, sc 10. With A, sc 16. With B, sc 7. With A, sc 1. With B, sc 1. With A, sc 7.

Row 14:  With A, sc 6. With B, sc 8. With A, sc 7. With C, sc 5. With A, sc 8. With B, sc 8. With A, sc 6.

Row 15:  With A, sc 5. With B, sc 7. With A, sc 9. With C, sc 2. With A, sc 3. With C, sc 2. With A, sc 8. With B, sc 7. With A, sc 5.

Row 16:  With A, sc 5. With B, sc 6. With A, sc 26. With B, sc 7. With A, sc 4.

Row 17:  With A, sc 4. With B, sc 5. With A, sc 30. With B, sc 5. With A, sc 4.

Row 18:  With A, sc 4. With B, sc 4. With A, sc 32. With B, sc 4. With A, sc 4.

Row 19: With A, sc 5. With B, sc 3. With A, sc 15. With C, sc 3. With A, sc 14. With B, sc 5. With A, sc 3.

Row 20:  With A, sc 3. With B, sc 5. With A, sc 13. With C, sc 5. With A, sc 13. With D, sc 1. With B, sc 3. With A, sc 5.

Row 21:  With A, sc 3. With B, sc 5. With D, sc 4. With A, sc 9. With C, sc 7. With A, sc 9. With D, sc 3. With B, sc 5. With A, sc 3.

Row 22:  With A, sc 4. With B, sc 4. With D, sc 7. With A, sc 4. With C, sc 9. With A, sc 4. With D, sc 8. With B, sc 6. With A, sc 2.

Row 23:  With A, sc 2. With B, sc 6. With D, sc 10. With C, sc 13. With D, sc 9. With B, sc 4. With A, sc 4.

Row 24:  With A, sc 3. With B, sc 1. With A, sc 1. With B, sc 3. With D, sc 8. With C, sc 15. With D, sc 8. With B, sc 7. With A, sc 2.

Row 25:  With A, sc 2. With B, sc 7. With D, sc 7. With C, sc 17. With D, sc 6. With B, sc 3. With A, sc 1. With B, sc 3. With A, sc 2.

Row 26:  With A, sc 2. With B, sc 7. With D, sc 29. With B, sc 7. With A, sc 3.

Row 27: With A, sc 4. With B, sc 6. With D, sc 28. With B, sc 8. With A, sc 2.

Row 28:  With A, sc 2. With B, sc 9. With D, sc 26. With B, sc 6. With A, sc 5.

Row 29:  With A, sc 3. With B, sc 9. With D, sc 24. With B, sc 10. With A, sc 2.

Row 30:  With A, sc 2. With B, sc 10. With D, sc 8. With C, sc 2. With D, sc 4. With C, sc 2. With D, sc 7. With B, sc 10. With A, sc 3.

Row 31:  With A, sc 2. With B, sc 11. With D, sc 8. With C, sc 1. With D, sc 4. With C, sc 1. With D, sc 8. With B, sc 10. With A, sc 3.

Row 32:  With A, sc 3. With B, sc 11. With D, sc 20. With B, sc 12. With A, sc 2.

Row 33:  With A, sc 2. With B, sc 13. With D, sc 18. With B, sc 12. With A, sc 3.

Row 34:  With A, sc 4. With B, sc 12. With D, sc 16. With B, sc 13. With A, sc 3.

Row 35:  With A, sc 4. With B, sc 13. With D, sc 14. With B, sc 8. With A, sc 1. With B, sc 3. With A, sc 5.

Row 36:  With A, sc 8. With B, sc 9. With D, sc 15. With B, sc 7. With A, sc 1. With B, sc 2. With A, sc 6.

Row 37:  With A, sc 8. With B, sc 6. With D, sc 19. With B, sc 7. With A, sc 8.

Row 38:  With A, sc 8. With B, sc 5. With D, sc 7. With B, sc 9. With D, sc 6. With B, sc 5. With A, sc 8.

Row 39:  With A, sc 7. With B, sc 7. With D, sc 3. With B, sc 13. With D, sc 6. With B, sc 4. With A, sc 8.

Row 40:  With A, sc 8. With B, sc 32. With A, sc 8.

Row 41:  With A, sc 9. With B, sc 8. With A, sc 1. With B, sc 20. With A, sc 10.

Row 42:  With A, sc 12. With B, sc 19. With A, sc 1. With B, sc 5. With A, sc 11.

Row 43:  With A, sc 12. With B, sc 3. With A, sc 3. With B, sc 9. With A, sc 1. With B, sc 7. With A, sc 13.

Row 44:  With A, sc 15. With B, sc 4. With A, sc 1. With B, sc 10. With A, sc 18.

Row 45:  With A, sc 19. With B, sc 9. With A, sc 20.

Row 46:  With A, sc 21. With B, sc 5. With A, sc 22.

Rows 47–48:  With A, sc 48.

Finishing:  Fasten off and weave in all ends.  Block square if desired.

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Emily

www.happilyhooked.com

Emily is a WAHM of 4 children. She is the Editor of Happily Hooked Magazine and Pattern Pack Pro and the owner of Em’s Corner. She spent her years before children as a middle school math teacher, but now enjoys crocheting at her kids’ sporting events and spoiling her nieces and nephews. She loves to teach her children and her nieces and nephews to crochet. When she’s not crocheting, she’s outside with her camera. She was raised in San Diego but now finds herself in the very hot Southern California desert.

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