CrissCross Baby Blanket

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.

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Beautiful blanket to use as a gift for the new arrival, get the instructions in UK and USA format below, just scroll down to to the bottom of the page.

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CrissCross Baby Blanket UK

Pattern Number CNC27

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Skill Level: Easy

Abbreviations UK
WS.   Wrong Side
RS.    Right Side
ch.     Chain
dc.     Double Crochet
tr.      Treble Crochet
rpt.    Repeat

ss.      Slip Stitch

Base of ch. Work into first stitch

Finished size approx:  36.5 x 36.5 Inches

Materials
For great results it is always best to use the recommended yarn, I have used approximately:-

400 grams of Stylecraft Special DK in colour 1
100 grams of Stylecraft Special DK in colour 2

6.00mm & 5.00mm Clover crochet hooks

TENSION – 4dc and 4 rows of dc measures approx 1 Inch

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With colour 1 and 6.00mm hook make 123ch loosely, work 1dc into 2nd ch from hook, 1dc into each ch to end. Turn. (122dc)

Row 2 to 9 – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, work 1dc into each dc to end. Turn.

Row 10 – 3ch, * miss 1dc, 1tr into each of next 2dc, working over last 2tr made, work 1tr into last missed dc, (this makes the cross), * rpt from * to * to last dc, work 1tr into dc. Turn.

Row 11 to 19 – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, 1dc into 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, 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, 1dc into each dc to last dc, 3dc into dc, work 128dc evenly into row ends down first side of blanket, 3dc into corner, 1dc into each ch along cast on edge, 3dc into corner, work 128dc evenly into row ends up second side of blanket, 1dc into corner, ss to first dc on beginning of row. Turn.

Starting with 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, work 1dc into each dc all around 4 sides of blanket, working 3dc into corners and ss to first dc on the end of each row. Turn. Fasten off.

Join in colour 2 and starting with 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, work 7 more rows in dc, working 3dc into corners and ss to first dc on the end of each row. Turn.

Next Row – 1ch, (1dc, 3ch, 1dc) into base of 1ch, * miss 1dc, (1dc, 3ch, 1dc) into next dc, * rpt from * to * around all 4 sides of blanket to last dc, miss dc, ss to first dc on beginning of row. Fasten off.

Finishing – Weave in all loose ends of yarn and trim off.

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See more free crochet baby blanket patterns:-
Butterfly Baby – Textured Group – Sweetheart
Baptism Shawl – Sweet Dreams – Soft Cuddles
hope you enjoy all the designs, happy crocheting!
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CrissCross Baby Blanket USA

Pattern Number CNC27

Skill Level: Easy

Abbreviations USA
WS.    Wrong Side

RS.     Right Side
ch.      Chain
sc.      Single Crochet
dc.      Double Crochet
rpt.     Repeat
sl st.   Slip Stitch on yarnspirations!

Cross Stitch on Oombawka!

Base of ch. Work in first stitch

Finished size approx:  36.5 x 36.5 Inches

Materials
For great results it is always best to use the recommended yarn, I have used approximately:-
400 grams of Stylecraft Special DK in Color 1

100 grams of Stylecraft Special DK in Color 2

An equivalent yarn would be a light worsted #3

6.00mm & 5.00mm Clover crochet hooks

GAUGE – 4sc and 4 rows of sc measures approx 1 Inch

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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 the cast on edge, 3sc in corner, work 128sc evenly in row ends up the 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 the blanket to last sc, skip sc, sl st to first sc on the beginning of row. Fasten off.

Finishing – Weave in all loose ends of yarn and trim off.

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