Crochet Sweetheart Baby Blanket

Crochet Sweetheart Baby Blanket – A beautiful soft and cuddly baby blanket, I have made it in a pretty pink and white, but you can choose your colors to suit the personality of the baby it is for.

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sweetheart blanket8Crochet Sweetheart Baby Blanket USA

Pattern Number P10

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Abbreviations USA
RS.    Right Side

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

DNT. Do Not Turn

Group.  (5dc in same stitch or space)

Base of ch. Work in first stitch

ch3 counts as first dc

Finished size approx: 41.5 x 38.5 Inches  

Materials
For great results it is always best to use the recommended yarn
I have used approximately:-
400 grams of King Cole Big Value Baby DK in color 1
100 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 – 5dc & 2.5 rows measures approx 1 inch

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Using color 1 ch147 loosely, (RS) 1dc in 4th ch from hook, 1dc in each ch to end. Turn. (144dc + ch3)

# # 2nd Row – ch6, skip 2dc, * 1sc in next dc, ch3, skip 2dc, 1dc in next dc, ch3, skip 2dc * rpt from * to * to last 3dc and ch3, 1sc in next dc, ch3, skip 2dc, 1dc in top of ch3. Turn.

3rd Row – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, * skip ch3, 5dc in sc, skip ch3, 1sc in dc, * rpt from * to * to end, working last sc in 3rd of 6tch. Turn. (24, 5dc groups)

4th Row – ch6, * 1sc in centre dc of 5dc, ch3, 1dc in sc, ch3, * rpt from * to * end. Turn.

5th Row – ch3, * 2dc in ch3 space, 1dc in sc, 2dc in ch3 space, 1dc in dc, * rpt from * to * to last ch3 space, sc and 6tch, work 2dc in ch3 space, 1dc in sc, 2dc in ch6 space, 1dc in 3rd of same 6tch. Turn. # #

Rpt from # # to # # three more times.

Fasten off.

Rpt from # # to # # in color sequence as follows:-

Once in color 2
Four times in color 1
Once in color 2
Four times in color 1
Once in color 2
Four times in color 1
Once in color 2
Four times in color 1
Once in color 2
Four times in color 1

You should have 24 complete patterns (all 4 rows) worked in all. DNT.

Blanket Edging – Working down first side of blanket with RS facing, ch3, skipping all the sc row ends, work 2dc in remaining row ends to corner.

Fasten off.

With RS facing join color 1 to opposite side of blanket and rpt second side the same as first.

Fasten off.

Next Row – With color 1 and WS facing join yarn to top of ch3 on corner working along top of blanket, ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, ch3, skip the 2tch, work 1dc in next dc, ch3, * skip 2dc, 1sc in next dc, ch3, skip 2dc, 1dc in next dc, ch3, * rpt from * to * around the 4 sides of blanket making sure you work a sc in each corner to last 2dc, skip 2dc, sl st to first sc. Turn.

Fasten off. Join in color 2.

Group Row – ch5, 3dc in base of ch5, * skip ch3 space, 1sc in dc, skip ch3 space 7dc in next sc, * rpt from * to * down first side of blanket to corner, (3dc, ch3, 3dc) in corner, rpt from * to * along starting chain edge to next corner, (3dc, ch3, 3dc) in corner, rpt from * to * up second side of blanket to corner, (3dc, ch3, 3dc) in corner, rpt from * to * to last corner, work 2dc in corner, sl st to 3rd of ch5. Turn.

Fasten off. Join in color 1.

Work 1 row of 1sc in each sc to end, working (2sc, ch2, 2sc) in ch3 spaces on each corner.

Fasten off.

Finishing – Sew in and tie off all loose ends.

Optional – Decorate with ribbon and rosebuds.

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Pattern Number P10

Abbreviations UK
RS.       Right Side

ch.       Chain
dc.       Double Crochet
tr.        Treble Crochet
rpt.      Repeat
ss.        Slip Stitch
tch.     Turning Chain
DNT.   Do Not Turn

Group.  (5tr into same stitch or space)

Base of ch. Work into first stitch

3ch counts as first tr

Finished size approx: 41.5 x 38.5 Inches

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

400 grams of King Cole Big Value Baby DK in colour 1
100 grams of King Cole Big Value Baby DK in colour 2

5.00mm Clover Crochet Hook

TENSION – 5tr & 2.5 rows measures approx 1 inch

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Using colour 1 make 147ch loosely, (RS) 1tr into 4th ch from hook, 1tr into each ch to end. Turn. (144tr + 3ch)

# # 2nd Row – 6ch, miss 2tr, * 1dc into next tr, 3ch, miss 2tr, 1tr into next tr, 3ch, miss 2tr * rpt from * to * to last 3tr and 3ch, 1dc into next tr, 3ch, miss 2tr, 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn.

3rd Row – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, * miss 3ch, 5tr into dc, miss 3ch, 1dc into tr, * rpt from * to * to end, working last dc into 3rd of 6tch. Turn. (24, 5tr groups)

4th Row – 6ch, * 1dc into centre tr of 5tr, 3ch, 1tr into dc, 3ch, * rpt from * to * end. Turn.

5th Row – 3ch, * 2tr into 3ch space, 1tr into dc, 2tr into 3ch space, 1tr into tr, * rpt from * to * to last 3ch space, dc and 6tch, work 2tr into 3ch space, 1tr into dc, 2tr into 6ch space, 1tr into 3rd of same 6tch. Turn. # #

Rpt from # # to # # three more times.

Fasten off.

Rpt from # # to # # in colour sequence as follows:-

Once in colour 2
Four times in colour 1
Once in colour 2
Four times in colour 1
Once in colour 2
Four times in colour 1
Once in colour 2
Four times in colour 1
Once in colour 2
Four times in colour 1

You should have 24 complete patterns (all 4 rows) worked in all. DNT.

Blanket Edging – Working down first side of blanket with RS facing, make 3ch, missing all dc row ends, work 2tr into remaining row ends to corner.

Fasten off.

With RS facing join colour 1 to the opposite side of blanket and rpt second side the same as first.

Fasten off.

Next Row – With colour 1 and WS facing join yarn to top of 3ch on corner, working along top of blanket, work 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, make 3ch, miss the 2tch, work 1tr into next tr, make 3ch, * miss 2tr, 1dc into next tr, make 3ch, miss 2tr, 1tr into next tr, 3ch, * rpt from * to * around the 4 sides of blanket making sure you work a dc into each corner to last 2tr, miss 2tr, ss to first dc. Turn.

Fasten off. Join in colour 2.

Group Row – 5ch, 3tr into base of 5ch, * miss 3ch space, 1dc into tr, miss 3ch space 7tr into next dc, * rpt from * to * down first side of blanket to corner, (3tr, 3ch, 3tr) into corner, rpt from * to * along starting chain edge to next corner, (3tr, 3ch, 3tr) into corner, rpt from * to * up second side of blanket to corner, (3tr, 3ch, 3tr) into corner, rpt from * to * to last corner, work 2tr into corner, ss to 3rd of 5ch. Turn.

Fasten off. Join in colour 1.

Work 1 row of 1dc into each dc to end, working (2dc, 2ch, 2dc) into 3ch spaces on each corner.

Fasten off.

Finishing – Sew in and tie off all loose ends. 

Optional – Decorate with ribbon and rosebuds.

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