Crochet Shell Stroller Blanket

Crochet Shell Stroller Blanket – A Pretty flurry of shells, this is a close stitch blanket that is warm and cuddly, although I have called it a stroller blanket it can also be used for cribs, cots or prams.

Crochet shell stroller blanket

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Shell stroller blanket pattern

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Shell stroller blanket stitch

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This pattern is part of my 20 baby blanket crochet bundle

side roll up

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three across baby blankets

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3. CrissCross Blanket

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Crochet Shell Stroller Blanket UK
Free Crochet Pattern

Pattern Number PO27

Scroll down the page for the USA format

Abbreviations UK
dc.
      Double Crochet

htr.     Half Treble Crochet
tr.       Treble Crochet
rpt.     Repeat
ss.      Slip Stitch

Base of ch. Work in first stitch

3ch counts as first tr

Approx Size Finished: 30 x 33 Inches

Materials
200 grams of Paintbox Simply DK yarn in colour 1

50 grams of Paintbox Simply DK yarn in each of the 2 contrasting colours

4.50mm & 4.00mm Clover crochet hooks

TENSION – 5tr & 2.5 rows, measures approx 1 Inch

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Using 4.50mm hook and colour 1 make 122ch, 1dc into 2nd ch from hook, 1dc into each ch to end. Turn. (121dc)

2nd Row – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, * miss 2dc, 5tr into next dc, miss 2dc, 1dc into next dc, * rpt from * to * to end. Turn. (20, 5tr groups)

3rd Row – 3ch, 2tr into base of 3ch, * 1dc into centre tr on next 5tr group, 5tr into next dc, * rpt from * to * to last dc, 3tr into last dc. Turn.

Fasten off. Join in a contrast colour.

# # 4th Row – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, miss 2tr, * 5tr into next dc, 1dc into centre tr on next 5tr group, rpt from * to * to end, 1dc into top of 3ch. Turn.

Fasten off. Join in colour 1.

5th Row – 3ch, 2tr into base of 3ch, * 1dc into centre tr on next 5tr group, 5tr into dc, * rpt from * to * to last dc, 3tr into last dc. Turn.

6th Row – Rpt 4th Row.

7th Row – Rpt 5th Row.

Fasten off. Join in a contrast colour. # #

Rpt from # # to # # until 79 rows have been worked in all or work measures approx 29 inches from beginning. Turn. (alternating the contrast colours)

Next Row – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, 1htr into each of next 2tr, 1tr into dc, * 1htr into each of next 2tr, 1dc into next tr, 1htr into each of next 2tr, 1tr into dc, * rpt from * to * last 2tr and 3ch, 1htr into each tr, 1dc into top of 3ch. Turn.

Border – Change to 4.00mm hook, work 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, 1dc into each stitch across, 3dc into corner, work 117dc evenly into row ends down the first side of the blanket, 3dc into corner, 1dc into each chain along starting chain edge, 3dc into corner, work 117dc evenly into row ends up the second side of the blanket, 1dc into the corner, ss to first dc on beginning of row. Turn.

Starting with 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, work 1dc into each dc around blanket, (working 3dc into each corner), ss to first dc on beginning of row. Turn.

Rpt last row once.

Third Row – 4ch, * miss 1dc, 1tr into next dc, 1ch, * rpt from * to * around all four sides of blanket, working 3tr’s into each corner, ss to 3rd of 4ch on beginning of row. Turn.

Shell Row – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, * miss 1ch, 5tr into next tr, miss 1ch, 1dc into next tr, rpt from * to * to end, ss to the first dc.

Fasten off.

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

ruffled blanket

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Crochet Shell Stroller Blanket USA
Free Crochet Pattern

Pattern Number PO27

Abbreviations USA
sc.
     Single Crochet

hdc.   Half Double Crochet
dc.     Double Crochet
rpt.    Repeat
sl st.  Slip Stitch

Base of ch. Work in first stitch

ch3 counts as first dc

Approx Size Finished: 30 x 33 Inches

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

200 grams of Paintbox Simply DK yarn in color 1
50 grams of Paintbox Simply DK yarn in each of the 2
contrasting colors 

An alternative yarn would be:-
Lion Brand Baby Soft Light Worsted #3 yarn

4.50mm & 4.00mm crochet hooks

GAUGE – 5dc & 2.5 rows, measures approx 1 Inch

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Using 4.50mm hook and color 1 ch122, 1sc in 2nd ch from hook, 1sc in each ch to end. Turn. (121sc)

2nd Row – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, * skip 2sc, 5dc in next sc, skip 2sc, 1sc in next sc, * rpt from * to * to end. Turn. (20, 5dc groups)

3rd Row – ch3, 2dc in base of ch3, * 1sc in centre dc on next 5dc group, 5dc in next sc, * rpt from * to * to last sc, 3dc in last sc. Turn.

Fasten off. Join in a contrast color.

# # 4th Row – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, skip 2dc, * 5dc in next sc, 1sc in centre dc on next 5dc group, rpt from * to * to end, 1sc in top of ch3. Turn.

Fasten off. Join in color 1.

5th Row – ch3, 2dc in base of ch3, * 1sc in centre dc on next 5dc group, 5dc in sc, * rpt from * to * to last sc, 3dc in last sc. Turn.

6th Row – Rpt 4th Row.

7th Row – Rpt 5th Row.

Fasten off. Join in a contrast color. # #

Rpt from # # to # # until 79 rows have been worked in all or work measures approx 29 inches from beginning. Turn. (alternating the contrast colors)

Next Row – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1hdc in each of next 2dc, 1dc in sc, * 1hdc in each of next 2dc, 1sc in next dc, 1hdc in each of next 2dc, 1dc in sc, * rpt from * to * last 2dc and ch3, 1hdc in each dc, 1sc in top of ch3. Turn.

Border – Change to 4.00mm hook, ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each stitch across, 3sc in corner, work 117sc evenly in row ends down the first side of the blanket, 3sc in corner, 1sc in each chain along starting chain edge, 3sc in corner, work 117sc evenly in row ends up the second side of the 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 around blanket, (working 3sc in each corner), sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Turn.

Rpt last row once.

Third Row – ch4, * skip 1sc, 1dc in next sc, ch1, * rpt from * to * around all four sides of blanket, working 3dc’s in each corner, sl st to 3rd of ch4 on beginning of row. Turn.

Shell Row – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, * skip ch1, 5dc in next dc, skip ch1, 1sc in next dc, rpt from * to * to end, sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

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

Crochet shell stroller blanket

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