Lightweight Crochet Baby Blanket

Lightweight Crochet Baby Blanket – This one row repeat project is a very easy pattern if you are learning how to crochet.

A pretty scooped edge baby blanket made in light worsted yarn, this free crochet pattern is available in UK and USA format below.

lightweight crochet baby blanket

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Lightweight Crochet Baby Blanket UK

Pattern Number CNC217

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Abbreviations UK
st.
     Stitch(es)

ch.     Chain
dc.     Double Crochet
htr.    Half Treble Crochet
tr.      Treble Crochet
ss.     Slip Stitch
rpt.    Repeat
yrh.   Yarn Round Hook

Base of ch. Work into first stitch

4ch counts as first tr and 1ch space

Approx Finished Size:      34 x 32 Inches

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

220 grams of King Cole Big Value Baby yarn in cream
60 grams of King Cole Big Value Baby yarn in buttercup
70 grams of King Cole Big Value Baby yarn in crocus

4.50mm Clover Crochet Hook, 3.5 mtrs of 9mm ribbon

TENSION – 1 shell group & 2 rows measures approx 1 inch

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Make 141ch loosely, 1tr into 5th ch from hook. * miss 2ch, 5tr in next ch, miss 2ch, 1tr in next ch, 1ch, miss 1ch, 1tr into next ch, * rpt from * to * to end. Turn. (17, 5 shell groups)

2nd Row – 4ch, 1tr into next tr, * miss 2tr, 5tr into next tr, miss 2tr, 1tr into next tr, 1ch, 1tr into next tr, * rpt from * to * to end, finishing last tr into 3rd of 4ch. Turn.

Rpt 2nd Row four more times. Fasten off.

Repeat 2nd row in the following colour sequence,

# Buttercup x 6 times
Cream x 6 times
Crocus x 6 times
Cream x 6 times #

Rpt # to # once.

You should have 54 rows worked in all from beginning. Turn.

55th Row – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, 1ch, miss 1ch, 1dc into tr, * 2ch, miss 2tr, 1dc into next tr, 2ch, miss 2tr, 1dc into next tr, 1ch, miss 1ch, 1dc into next tr, * rpt from * to * to end finishing 1dc into 3rd of 4ch. Turn.

Border – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, * 1dc into next 1ch space, 1dc into next st, 2dc into next 2ch space, 1dc into next st, 2dc into next 2ch space, 1dc into st, * rpt from * to * to last 1ch space and dc, 1dc into 1ch space, 3dc into last dc, work 108dc evenly into row ends down first side of blanket, 3dc into corner, rpt from * to * to last 1ch space, work 1dc into 1ch space, 3dc into last st, work 108dc evenly into row ends up second side of shawl, 1dc into corner, ss to first dc on beginning of row. Turn.

Second Row – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, 1dc in each dc around all four sides of shawl, working 3dc into corners, ss to first dc. Turn.

Third Row – 1ch, 1htr into base of 1ch, 1htr into next dc, * 2ch, miss 1dc, 1htr into next 2dc, * rpt from * to * to end, working 3htr into each of the corners, ss to first dc. Turn.

Fourth Row – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, 1dc into each htr and 2ch space to end, working 3dc into each of the corners. Turn.

Fifth Row – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, 1dc in each dc around all four sides of shawl, working 3dc into corners, ss to first dc. Turn.

Sixth Row – 3ch, 6tr into next dc, * miss 2dc, 1dc into next dc, miss 2dc, 7tr into next dc, * rpt from * to * all around 4 sides of shawl to end, ss into top of 3ch on beginning of row. Fasten off.

Seventh Row – Using crocus make 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, work 1dc into each tr and ss into each dc to end. Fasten off.

Finishing – Weave in and trim off any loose ends of yarn. Starting on a corner thread ribbon through 2ch spaces between htr’s on border and tie in a bow.

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Lightweight Crochet Baby Blanket USA

Pattern Number CNC217

Abbreviations USA
st.
       Stitch(es)

ch.       Chain
sc.       Single Crochet
hdc.     Half Double Crochet
dc.       Double Crochet
sl st.    Slip Stitch
rpt.      Repeat

Base of ch. Work in first stitch.

ch4 counts as first dc and ch1 space

Approx Finished Size:      34 x 32 Inches

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

220 grams of King Cole Big Value Baby yarn in cream
60 grams of King Cole Big Value Baby yarn in buttercup
70 grams of King Cole Big Value Baby yarn in crocus

An equivalent yarn would be a light worsted weight #3

4.50mm Clover Crochet Hook, 3.5 mtrs of 9mm ribbon

GAUGE – 1 shell group & 2 rows measures approx 1 inch

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ch141 loosely, 1dc in 5th ch from hook. * skip 2ch, 5dc in next ch, skip 2ch, 1dc in next ch, ch1, skip 1ch, 1dc in next ch, * rpt from * to * to end. Turn. (17, 5 shell groups)

2nd Row – ch4, 1dc in next dc, * skip 2dc, 5dc in next dc, skip 2dc, 1dc in next dc, ch1, 1dc in next dc, * rpt from * to * to end, finishing last dc in 3rd of ch4. Turn.

Rpt 2nd Row four more times. Fasten off.

Repeat 2nd row in the following color sequence,

# Buttercup x 6 times
Cream x 6 times
Crocus x 6 times
Cream x 6 times #

Rpt # to # once.

You should have 54 rows worked in all from beginning. Turn.

55th Row – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, ch1, skip ch1, 1sc in dc, * ch2, skip 2dc, 1sc in next dc, ch2, skip 2dc, 1sc in next dc, ch1, skip ch1, 1sc in next dc, * rpt from * to * to end finishing 1sc in 3rd of ch4. Turn.

Border – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, * 1sc in next ch1 space, 1sc in next st, 2sc in next ch2 space, 1sc in next st, 2sc in next ch2 space, 1sc in st, * rpt from * to * to last ch1 space and sc, 1sc in ch1 space, 3sc in last sc, work 108sc evenly in row ends down first side of blanket, 3sc in corner, rpt from * to * to last ch1 space, work 1sc in ch1 space, 3sc in last st, work 108sc evenly in row ends up second side of shawl, 1sc in corner, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Turn.

Second Row – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each sc around all four sides of shawl, working 3sc in corners, sl st to first sc. Turn.

Third Row – ch1, 1hdc in base of ch1, 1hdc in next sc, * ch2, skip 1sc, 1hdc in next 2sc, * rpt from * to * to end, working 3hdc in each of the corners, sl st to first sc. Turn.

Fourth Row – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each hdc and ch2 space to end, working 3sc in each of the corners. Turn.

Fifth Row – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each sc around all four sides of shawl, working 3sc in corners, sl st to first sc. Turn.

Sixth Row – ch3, 6dc in next sc, * skip 2sc, 1sc in next sc, skip 2sc, 7dc in next sc, * rpt from * to * all around 4 sides of shawl to end, sl st in top of ch3 on beginning of row. Fasten off.

Seventh Row – Using crocus ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, work 1sc in each dc and sl st in each sc to end. Fasten off.

Finishing – Weave in and trim off any loose ends of yarn. Starting on a corner thread ribbon through ch2 spaces between hdc’s on border and tie in a bow.

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lightweight crochet baby blanket

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