Crochet Baby Blanket Pattern

Crochet Baby Blanket Pattern – This simple baby blanket is a lovely addition to my baby jumpsuit, cardi and hat patterns.

Team them all up to give as a shower or welcome home gift.

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This lovely design is crocheted in a alternate shell and V stitch pattern, edged with a variegated yarn, once you get going you will find it will grow quickly and will look delightful when finished.

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I really enjoyed making this one, the best thing is there is no right or wrong side to this blanket!

You can find the free crochet pattern for the crochet baby blanket below in UK and USA format.

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Crochet Baby Blanket UK

Pattern Number CNC365

Skill Level: Intermediate

Abbreviations UK
ch.      Chain
dc.      Double Crochet
tr.       Treble Crochet
rpt.     Repeat

ss.       Slip Stitch
Inc.     Increase

tch.     Turning Chain

Shell.  (2tr, 1ch, 2tr) into same space or stitch
vst.      (1tr, 1ch, 1tr) into same space or stitch

Base of ch. Work into first stitch

3ch counts as first tr

Approx Finished Size:  41 x 42 Inches

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

470 grams of King Cole Big Value Baby DK in colour 1
70 grams of King Cole Kids DK in colour 2

4.50 Clover Crochet Hook

TENSION – 1 pattern rpt and 2 rows measures approx 1 inch

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UK BLANKET INSTRUCTIONS:

Using colour 1 make 201ch, work shell into 6th ch from hook, miss 3ch, vst into next ch, miss 3ch, * shell into next ch, miss 3ch, vst into next ch, miss 3ch, * rpt from * to * to last 3ch, miss 3ch, shell into next ch, miss 2ch, 1tr into last ch. Turn. (see abbrev for instructions on vst and shell)

Pattern Row – 3ch, * work 1 shell into 1ch space of next shell, 1 vst into 1ch space on next vst, * rpt from * to * to last shell and 3tch, 1shell into 1ch space on shell, 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn. (25 shells, 24 vst, 1tr + 3ch)

Rpt Pattern Row in colour sequence as follows:-

16 more rows in colour 1
# 2 rows in colour 2
18 rows in colour 1 #

Rpt from # to # twice or until 78 rows have been worked in all from beginning. Turn.

Border – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, missing all 1ch spaces work 1dc into each tr along top of blanket to 3tch, 3dc into top of 3ch, work 2dc into each row end down first side of blanket, 3dc into corner, work 1dc into next ch, miss 1ch, 1dc into each of next 3ch, miss 1ch, * rpt from * to * along starting ch edge to 3tch, 1dc into tch space, 3dc into top of 3ch, work 2dc into each row end up second side of blanket, 1dc into corner, ss to first dc on beginning of row. Turn.

Dc Row – Starting with 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, work 1dc into each dc around all sides of blanket to end, working 3dc into corners, ss to first dc on beginning of row. Fasten off.

Join in colour 2 and rpt dc Row four more times. Fasten off.

Finishing – Weave in and trim off loose ends.

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USA format below:-

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Crochet Baby Blanket USA

Pattern Number CNC365

Skill Level: Intermediate

Abbreviations USA
ch.         Chain
sc.         Single Crochet
dc.         Double Crochet
rpt.        Repeat

sl st.      Slip Stitch
Inc.       Increase
tch.       Turning Chain

Shell.  (2dc, ch1, 2dc) in same space or stitch
vst.      (1dc, ch1, 1dc) in same space or stitch

Base of ch. Work in first stitch

ch3 counts as first dc

Approx Finished Size:  41 x 42 Inches

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

470 grams of King Cole Big Value Baby DK in colour 1
70 grams of King Cole Kids DK in colour 2

An equivalent yarn would be a light worsted #3

4.50 Clover Crochet Hook

GAUGE – 1 pattern rpt and 2 rows measures approx 1 inch

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USA BLANKET INSTRUCTIONS:

Using color 1 ch201, work shell in 6th ch from hook, skip ch3, vst in next ch, skip ch3, * shell in next ch, skip ch3, vst in next ch, skip ch3, * rpt from * to * to last ch3, skip ch3, shell in next ch, skip ch2, 1dc in last ch. Turn. (see abbrev for instructions on vst and shell)

Pattern Row – ch3, * work 1 shell in ch1 space of next shell, 1 vst in ch1 space on next vst, * rpt from * to * to last shell and 3tch, 1shell in ch1 space on shell, 1dc in top of ch3. Turn. (25 shells, 24 vst, 1dc + ch3)

Rpt Pattern Row in color sequence as follows:-

16 more rows in color 1
# 2 rows in color 2
18 rows in color 1 #

Rpt from # to # twice or until 78 rows have been worked in all from beginning. Turn.

Border – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, skipping all ch1 spaces work 1sc in each dc along top of blanket to 3tch, 3sc in top of ch3, work 2sc in each row end down first side of blanket, 3sc in corner, work 1sc in next ch, skip ch1, 1sc in each of next ch3, skip ch1, * rpt from * to * along starting ch edge to 3tch, 1sc in tch space, 3sc in top of ch3, work 2sc in each row end up second side of blanket, 1sc in corner, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Turn.

Sc Row – Starting with ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, work 1sc in each sc around all sides of blanket to end, working 3sc in corners, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Fasten off.

Join in color 2 and rpt sc Row four more times. Fasten off.

Finishing – Weave in and trim off loose ends.

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See my free crochet baby Summer patterns collection :-
Summer Coat – Summer Bonnet – Summer Baby Blanket
hope you enjoy all the designs, happy crocheting!
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