This crisscross baby blanket is simple and easy to make, it features a 2 stitch crochet
pattern and is an addition to my crisscross collection, see my other free crisscross
patterns for scratch mitts, bonnet and matinee coat. If you have a new arrival in
the family or a close friend has, make them a lovely gift by crocheting all 4 items to
create a beautiful layette gift set, a must-have to add to your crochet projects.
CrissCross Baby Blanket CNC27
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WS. Wrong Side
RS. Right Side
sc. Single Crochet
dc. Double Crochet
sl st. Slip Stitch
Base of ch. Work in first stitch
Finished size approx: 36.5 x 36.5 Inches
OR an equivalent yarn i.e
14oz of Worsted Weight #3 in Color 1
3.5oz of Worsted Weight #3 in Color 2
a suggested yarn for this would be Red Heart Baby Hugs Yarn
6.00mm & 5.00mm crochet hooks
GAUGE – 4sc and 4 rows of sc measures approx 1 Inch
With color 1 and 6.00mm hook ch123 loosely, work 1sc in 2nd ch from hook, 1sc in each ch to end. Turn. (122sc)
Row 2 to 9 – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, work 1sc in each sc to end. Turn.
Row 10 – ch3, * skip 1sc, 1dc in each of next 2sc, working over last 2dc made, work 1dc in last skipped sc, (this makes the cross), * rpt from * to * to last sc, work 1dc in sc. Turn.
Row 11 to 19 – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each st to end. Turn.
Rpt Rows 10 to 19 eleven more times or until work measures approx 32.5 Inches. Turn.
Blanket Edge – Change to 5.00mm hook, ch1, 1sc in each to last sc to last sc, 3sc in sc, work 128sc evenly in row ends down first side of blanket, 3sc in corner, 1sc in each ch along cast on edge, 3sc in corner, work 128sc evenly in row ends up second side of blanket, 1sc in corner, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Turn.
Starting with ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, work 1sc in each sc all around 4 sides of blanket, working 3sc in corners and sl st to first sc on the end of each row. Turn. Fasten off.
Join in color 2 and starting with ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, work 7 more rows in sc, working 3sc in corners and sl st to first sc on the end of each row. Turn.
Next Row – ch1, (1sc, ch3, 1sc) in base of ch1, * skip 1sc, (1sc, ch3, 1sc) in next sc, * rpt from * to * around all 4 sides of blanket to last sc, skip sc, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Fasten off.
Finishing – Weave in all loose ends of yarn and trim off.
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