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Crochet V-Shell Baby Blanket

Free crochet v-shell baby blanket pattern, the perfect gift for any new parent, I’m sure they will love a beautiful baby blanket or shawl which can be used for cots, crib cover, stroller blanket or prams.

Can be finished with a sweet applique if you wish.

crochet v-shell baby blanket

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Made in a two row shell and Vst repeat, this baby blanket grows very quickly and can be crocheted in a short time.

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Crochet V-Shell Baby Blanket UK

Pattern Number CNC407

Skill Level: Intermediate

Abbreviations UK
RS.       Right Side
ch.        Chain
dc.        Double Crochet
htr.       Half Treble Crochet

tr.         Treble Crochet
dtr.       Double Treble Crochet

rpt.       Repeat
ss.         Slip Stitch
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:  37.5 x 37.5

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

450 grams of King Cole Comfort DK in colour 1
Small amount of King Cole Comfort in colour 2

4.50mm crochet hook.

TENSION – 1.5 shell groups and 2.5 rows measures approx 1 inch

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UK INSTRUCTIONS:

Made in Multiples of 4 + 1

Make 181ch loosely, 1 shell into 6th ch from hook, * miss 3ch, 1 shell into next ch, * rpt from * to * to last 3ch, miss 2ch, 1tr into last ch. Turn. (44 Shells)

2nd Row – 3ch, work 1vst into each 1ch space of shell to end, 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn. (44 vst)

3rd Row – 3ch, work 1shell into each 1ch space of vst to end, 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn.

Rpt 2nd & 3rd Rows until 75 rows have been worked in all. Turn.

Border – 1ch, 1dc into stitch at base of 1ch, miss 1tr, * (1dc into next tr, 1ch space and tr), miss 2tr, * rpt from * to last tr and 3tch, miss 1tr, 3dc into top of 3ch, work 1dc into next row end and 2dc into next row end alternately down first side, 3dc into corner, 1dc into 2ch space, # 1dc into next ch, 2dc into next 3ch space, # rpt # to # to last 2ch space and tr, 1dc into ch space, 3dc into tr, work 1dc into next row end and 2dc into next row end alternately up second side, 1dc into corner, ss to first dc on beginning of row. Fasten off. Turn.

Second Row – Join in colour 2, make 3ch, 1tr into stitch at base of 3ch, 1tr into each tr to end, working 3tr into each corner, 1tr into last corner, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row. Turn.

Third Row – 4ch, 1tr into stitch at base of 4ch, # * miss 2tr, 1vst into next tr, * rpt from * to * to next corner, (1tr, 1ch, 1tr, 1ch, 1tr) into centre tr, # rpt # to # to end, work 1tr, 1ch into last corner, ss to 3rd of 4ch on beginning of row. Fasten off. Turn.

Fourth Row – Join in colour 1 with a ss to top of 3tch, work * (1tr, 2dtr, 1tr) into next vst, ss between next 2vst, * rpt from * to * to end, working a ss into the centre tr on the corners.

Flower – Made in rounds without turning throughout.

Using colour 2 make a magic circle, (RS) Work 3ch, 1tr into circle, * make 8ch, ss to top of last tr worked, work 3tr into circle, * rpt from * to * until you have worked 5, 8ch loops and 16tr, make 8ch, ss to top of last tr worked, 1tr into circle, pull loose thread to close, sl st to top of 3ch on beginning of row. (17tr, 6, 8ch loops + 3ch)

Petal Row – * work (1dc, 2htr, 6tr, 2htr, 1dc) into 8ch loop, ss into next tr, * rpt from * to * to end, working last ss into the first dc on the beginning of row. Fasten off.

Finishing – Weave in trim off all loose ends of yarn, attach flower to one of the corners of the crochet v-shell baby blanket.

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Crochet V-Shell Baby Blanket USA

Pattern Number CNC407

Skill Level: Intermediate

Abbreviations USA
RS.       Right Side
ch.        Chain
sc.        Single Crochet
hdc.      Half Double Crochet

dc.        Double Crochet
trc.       Treble Crochet

rpt.       Repeat
sl st.     Slip Stitch
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:  37.5 x 37.5

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

450 grams of King Cole Comfort DK in color 1
Small amount of King Cole Comfort in color 2

An equivalent yarn would be a light worsted #3

4.50mm crochet hook.

GAUGE – 1.5 shell groups and 2.5 rows measures approx 1 inch

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USA INSTRUCTIONS:

Made in Multiples of 4 + 1

ch181 loosely, 1 shell in 6th ch from hook, * skip 3ch, 1 shell in next ch, * rpt from * to * to last 3ch, skip 2ch, 1dc in last ch. Turn. (44 Shells)

2nd Row – ch3, work 1vst in each ch1 space of shell to end, 1dc in top of ch3. Turn. (44 vst)

3rd Row – ch3, work 1shell in each ch1 space of vst to end, 1dc in top of ch3. Turn.

Rpt 2nd & 3rd Rows until 75 rows have been worked in all. Turn.

Border – ch1, 1sc in stitch at base of ch1, skip 1dc, * (1sc in next dc, ch1 space and dc), skip 2dc, * rpt from * to last dc and 3tch, skip 1dc, 3sc in top of ch3, work 1sc in next row end and 2sc in next row end alternately down first side, 3sc in corner, 1sc in ch2 space, # 1sc in next ch, 2sc in next ch3 space, # rpt # to # to last ch2 space and dc, 1sc in ch space, 3sc in dc, work 1sc in next row end and 2sc in next row end alternately up second side, 1sc in corner, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Fasten off. Turn.

Second Row – Join in color 2, ch3, 1dc in stitch at base of ch3, 1dc in each dc to end, working 3dc in each corner, 1dc in last corner, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row. Turn.

Third Row – ch4, 1dc in stitch at base of ch4, # * skip 2dc, 1vst in next dc, * rpt from * to * to next corner, (1dc, ch1, 1dc, ch1, 1dc) in centre dc, # rpt # to # to end, work 1dc, ch1 in last corner, sl st to 3rd of ch4 on beginning of row. Fasten off. Turn.

Fourth Row – Join in color 1 with a sl st to top of 3tch, work * (1dc, 2trc, 1dc) in next vst, sl st between next 2vst, * rpt from * to * to end, working a sl st in the centre dc on the corners.

Flower – Made in rounds without turning throughout.

Using color 2 make a magic circle, (RS) ch3, 1dc in circle, * ch8, sl st to top of last dc worked, work 3dc in circle, * rpt from * to * until you have worked 5, 8ch loops and 16dc, ch8, sl st to top of last dc worked, 1dc in circle, pull loose thread to close, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row. (17dc, 6, 8ch loops + ch3)

Petal Row – * work (1sc, 2hdc, 6dc, 2hdc, 1sc) in 8ch loop, sl st in next dc, * rpt from * to * to end, working last sl st in the first sc on the beginning of row. Fasten off.

Finishing – Weave in trim off all loose ends of yarn, attach flower to one of the corners of the crochet v-shell baby blanket.

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