The Green Heart Granny Square Baby Blanket

This beautiful granny square baby blanket was quick to make and the results are lovely

The yarn used for this project was Paintbox Simply Aran (100% Acrylic).

The colours used were: Washed Teal (232), Sea Foam Blue (231), Pistachio Green (224) and Banana Cream (220) (1 skein of each).

I used hook size 5mm.

I started in the middle with the heart in Pistachio Green. I found a tutorial on YouTube for the heart and found it surprisingly simple. I added Banana Cream around the heart

I then continued with two rounds of each colour – Washed Teal, Sea Foam Blue, Pistachio Green and Banana Cream – repeated this twice more except for the final Banana Cream where I did one row only.

I added a really simple border using Sea Foam blue – Double Crochet (UK) chain two and Double Crochet (UK) into same stitch.

  • The final blanket size is 72cm x 72cm, you could make this bigger but you would need more yarn as this fully used up the 4 skeins.
The Green Heart Granny Square Baby Blanket