This One Skein Lilac Blanket is the best free crochet pattern to make for any little baby in your life. Beautiful light purple yarn makes this an excellent choice for a spring baby, but use any color Caron One Pound yarn for this crocheted afghan.
Link for RANDOM STRIPE GENERATOR :)This is gorgeous afghan with random stripes, and it's all double crochet! A great beginner blanket or first project. There's a link to the random stripe generator in the post.