Hey Donna... I read your comment but when I click on your name it says "The Blogger Profile you requested cannot be displayed. Many Blogger users have not yet elected to publicly share their Profile." So, I'll answer you here instead.
For the baby blanket, I simply used an "H" (8.500mm) hook. I chained 36, did single crochet on all stitches. I did a total of 36 rows per square. Easy Peasey!