Start with 3 colors. Each block is 9 stitches so for however wide you want the blanket, count in 9 to get your foundation (always make it an uneven number of "blocks) eg: 19 blocks(makes it about long) stitches then add 4 sc for the foundation row.
NOT FREE! Cozy blanket makes her mermaid dreams come true! Pocket keeps her toes warm while she cuddles on the couch! Designed with crocodile stitch to resemble the mermaid's "scales" with a variegated pattern.