Crochet Summer Baby Blanket

Crochet Summer Baby Blanket – The design is an addition to my Summer collection, this beautiful baby blanket is made on a medium sized hook, so it is soft and cuddly for your little one.

Add it to my other free Summer crochet patterns in this range to make a set. The pattern is below in USA and UK formats.

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Crochet Baby Summer Blanket USA

Pattern Number CNC184

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Abbreviations USA
RS.     Right Side

sc.      Single Crochet
dc.      Double Crochet
trc.    Treble Crochet
rpt.    Repeat
sl st.  Slip Stitch
tch.   Turning Chain

fptrc.   Work fptrc around front of the trc on row below.
bptrc. Work bptrc around back of the trc on row below.

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

Base of ch. Work in first stitch.

ch3 counts as first dc.
ch4 counts as first trc.

Approx finished Size:   38 x 43 Inches

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

475 grams of King Cole Big Value Baby DK in color 1
110 grams of King Cole Big Value Baby DK in color 2

An equivalent yarn would be a light worsted #3

5.00mm Clover Crochet Hook

GAUGE – 4dc & 2 rows measures approx 1 inch

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Made in multiples of 7 + 3

ch143 loosely, (RS) 1dc in 4th ch from hook, 1dc in each ch to end.

2nd Row – ch3, 1dc in each of next 2dc, * ch2, skip 2dc, 1dc in each of next 5dc,* rpt from * to * to last 4dc and 3tch, ch2, skip 2dc, 1dc in each of next 2dc, 1dc in top of ch3. Turn. (19, 5dc blocks + 2 half blocks at each end)

3rd Row – ch3, skip first 2dc, * 6dc in ch2 space, skip 2dc, fptrc (see abbrev) around next dc, skip next 2dc, * rpt from * to * to last ch2 space, 2dc and 3tch, skip 2dc, 6dc in ch2 space, skip 2dc, 1dc in top of ch3. Turn. (20, 6dc groups)

4th Row – ch3, 1dc in each of next 2dc, * ch2, skip 2dc, 1dc in each of next 2dc, work bptrc (see abbrev) around next trc, 1dc in each of next 2dc, * rpt from * to * to last 4dc and 3tch, ch2, skip 2dc, 1dc in each of next 2dc, 1dc in top of ch3. Turn.

5th Row – ch3, skip first 2dc, * 6dc in ch2 space, skip 2dc, 1fptrc around next trc, skip next 2dc, * rpt from * to * to last ch2 space, 2dc and 3tch, 6dc in ch2 space, skip 2dc, 1dc in top of ch3. Turn.

Rpt 4th & 5th Rows until 36 complete patterns have been worked, (you should have 73 rows worked) or your work measures approx 36.5 inches from beginning. Turn.

Rpt 4th Row once.

75th Row – ch3, 1dc in each dc and 2dc in each ch2 space to end, 1dc in top of ch3. Turn.

Border – ch1, 1sc in the base of ch1, 1sc in each dc to end, 3sc in corner, work 2sc evenly in each row end down first side of blanket, 3sc in corner, 1sc in each ch along starting chain edge, 3sc in corner, 2sc evenly in each row end 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 to end, working 3sc in the three corners, 1sc in last corner, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Turn.

Fasten off. Join in color 2.

Third Row – ch3, * skip 2sc, 1 shell in next sc, (see abbrev) skip 2sc, 1dc in next sc, * rpt from * to * around the blanket, working (3dc, ch2, 3dc) in each of the corners, sl st to top of ch3 on the beginning of row. Turn.

Note – You may need to skip 1sc instead of 2 as you approach the corners to keep the pattern correct.

Fourth Row – ch4, (3dc, ch2, 3dc) in the corner, fptrc around next dc, * 1 shell in next shell, fptrc around next dc, * rpt from * to * around blanket, working (3dc, ch2, 3dc) in each of the remaining corners, sl st to top of ch4 on beginning of row. Turn.

Fifth Row – ch4, * 1 shell in next shell, 1bptr around next trc, * rpt from * to * around blanket, working (4dc, ch3, 4dc) in each of the corners, sl st to top of ch4 on the beginning of row. Turn.

Sixth Row – ch5, (4dc, ch3, 4dc, ch1) in the corner, fptrc around next trc, * 1 shell in next shell, fptrc around next trc, * rpt from * to * around blanket, working (ch1, 4dc, ch3, 4dc, ch1) in each of the remaining corners, sl st to 4th of ch5 on beginning of row. Turn.

Flower Motif – Is on my Crochet Baby Summer Coat Pattern, scroll down the post to the end of the pattern to get it.

Finishing – Weave in and tie off any loose ends of yarn, attach flower to blanket.

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Crochet Baby Summer Blanket UK

Pattern Number CNC184

Abbreviations UK
RS.     Right Side

dc.     Double Crochet
tr.      Treble Crochet
dtr.    Double Treble Crochet
rpt.    Repeat
ss.      Slip Stitch
tch.   Turning Chain

fpdtr.   Work fpdtr around front of the dtr on row below.
bpdtr. Work bpdtr around back of the dtr on row below.

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

Base of ch. Work into first stitch.

3ch counts as first tr.
4ch counts as first dtr.

Approx finished Size:   38 x 43 Inches

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

475 grams of King Cole Big Value Baby DK in colour 1
110 grams of King Cole Big Value Baby DK in colour 2

5.00mm Clover Crochet Hook

TENSION – 4tr & 2 rows measures approx 1 inch

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Made in multiples of 7 + 3

Make 143ch loosely, (RS) 1tr into 4th ch from hook, 1tr into each ch to end.

2nd Row – 3ch, 1tr into each of next 2tr, * make 2ch, miss 2tr, 1tr into each of next 5tr,* rpt from * to * to last 4tr and 3tch, make 2ch, miss 2tr, 1tr into each of next 2tr, 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn. (19, 5tr blocks + 2 half blocks at each end)

3rd Row – 3ch, miss first 2tr, * 6tr into 2ch space, miss 2tr, fpdtr (see abbrev) around next tr, miss next 2tr, * rpt from * to * to last 2ch space, 2tr and 3tch, miss 2tr, 6tr into 2ch space, miss 2tr, 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn. (20, 6tr groups)

4th Row – 3ch, 1tr into each of next 2tr, * 2ch, miss 2tr, 1tr into each of next 2tr, work bpdtr (see abbrev) around next dtr, 1tr into each of next 2tr, * rpt from * to * to last 4tr and 3tch, make 2ch, miss 2tr, 1tr into each of next 2tr, 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn.

5th Row – 3ch, miss first 2tr, * 6tr into 2ch space, miss 2tr, 1fpdtr around next dtr, miss next 2tr, * rpt from * to * to last 2ch space, 2tr and 3tch, 6tr into 2ch space, miss 2tr, 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn.

Rpt 4th & 5th Rows until 36 complete patterns have been worked, (you should have 73 rows worked) or your work measures approx 36.5 inches from beginning. Turn.

Rpt 4th Row once.

75th Row – 3ch, 1tr into each tr and 2tr into each 2ch space to end, 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn.

Border – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, 1dc into each tr to end, 3dc into corner, work 2dc evenly into each row end down first side of blanket, 3dc into corner, 1dc into each ch along starting chain edge, 3dc into corner, 2dc evenly into each row end 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 to end, working 3dc into the three corners, 1dc into last corner, ss to first dc on beginning of row. Turn.

Fasten off. Join in colour 2.

Third Row – 3ch, * miss 2dc, 1 shell into next dc, (see abbrev) miss 2dc, 1tr into next dc, * rpt from * to * around the blanket, working (3tr, 2ch, 3tr) into each of the corners, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row. Turn.

Note – You may need to miss 1dc instead of 2 as you approach the corners to keep the pattern correct.

Fourth Row – 4ch, (3tr, 2ch, 3tr) into corner, fpdtr around next tr, * 1 shell into next shell, fpdtr around next tr, * rpt from * to * around blanket, working (3tr, 2ch, 3tr) into each of the remaining corners, ss to top of 4ch on beginning of row. Turn.

Fifth Row – 4ch, * 1 shell into next shell, 1bptr around next dtr, * rpt from * to * around blanket, working (4tr, 3ch, 4tr) into each of the corners, ss to top of 4ch on the beginning of row. Turn.

Sixth Row – 5ch, (4tr, 3ch, 4tr, 1ch) into the corner, fpdtr around next dtr, * 1 shell into next shell, fpdtr around next dtr, * rpt from * to * around blanket, working (1ch, 4tr, 3ch, 4tr, 1ch) into each of the remaining corners, ss to 4th of 5ch on beginning of row. Turn.

Flower Motif – Is on my Crochet Baby Summer Coat Pattern, scroll down the post to the end of the pattern to get it.

Finishing – Weave in and tie off any loose ends of yarn, attach flower to blanket.

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