My son calls this his dreamcatcher blanket. The solid edges keep him plenty warm and the open, lacy section keeps his dreams happy and pleasant.

The Designer: Emily Truman

Emily is a WAHM of 4 children. She has been an avid crochet pattern tester for several designers over the last four years, an assistant editor for HHM, and is 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 homeschooling her preschoolers. She was raised in San Diego but now finds herself in the very hot Southern California desert. Her kids say she makes the best cookies ever.

All About The Pattern

Skill Level


The Yarn – Red Heart Super Saver Ombre

Red Heart Super Saver Ombre, aran weight #4 yarn (100% acrylic; 482 yds/440 m per 10 oz/283 g skein)

2 skeins Baja Blue

Yarn Substitutions

Knit Picks Felici Worsted

Red Heart Soft

Hook & Other Materials

US Size J/10 (6.0mm) crochet hook

Yarn needle

Sizes/Finished Measurements

36″ x 40″


11 hdc and 10 rows = 4”/10 cm

Gauge is not critical for this project.

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