Beginner Crochet Baby Blanket Pattern

Crochet Baby BlanketThis Beginner Crochet Baby Blanket Pattern is very basic and ideal to place on the floor for your baby to roll around on or use as a pram cover.

Choose any color you like and you can add ribbon bows to the corners to snazz it up a bit. This blanket crochets up fairly quickly as it is a repetitive pattern and therefore ideal for beginners to start off with.

Materials Required

5.0mm crochet hook

3 balls of Red Heart With Love Yarn, Color: Evergreen (Medium Worsted Weight Category 4)

Yarn Needle

Craft Scissors

optional – 4 strips of 8 inch/20cm double sided satin ribbon

Measurements

Approx. 88 cm/34.5 inches wide x 110 cm/43.5 inches long

Skill Level

Beginner

Stitches & Terms

This pattern is using U.S. stitches and terms. To convert stitches go to my Crochet Stitch Conversion Chart.

ch = chain

ch-1 = 1 chain stitch previously made

ch-3 = 3 chain stitches previously made

dc = double crochet

hk = hook

rep = repeat

st = stitch

Basic Crochet Stitch Video Tutorials

Beginner Crochet Baby Blanket Video Tutorial

IN PROGRESS

Written Instructions

Notes: (1 sc, ch 1) = 1 dc st.

When it’s time to start with a new ball of yarn you will need to refer to the video tutorial above which demonstrates how to do this.

Ch 103. You can add on as many more chain stitches here if you want it wider.

Row 1: 1 dc in 4th ch from hk, 1 dc into each ch across to the end, turn. (100 sts – you will have 100 sts on all following rows from here on.)

Row 2: (1 sc, ch 1 into 1st st), 1 dc into each st across to the end; making last dc into top of ch-3, turn.

Row 3: (1 sc, ch 1 into 1st st), 1 dc into each st across to the end; making last dc into top of ch-1, turn.

For all following rows: Rep Row 3 as many times as you need to until the blanket measures 110 cm/43.5 inches long.

Finish off. Weave yarn tails into the back of the blanket with a yarn needle.

Optional – tie bows with ribbon to each corner of the crochet baby blanket.

All the best,

Paula Daniele

 

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About Paula

I'm the Crochet Designer, Teacher & Video Producer of Crochet Hooks You.

I taught myself how to crochet when I was a young girl and quickly picked up how to crochet the granny square and got hooked. Read More.

Comments

  1. Poorkreta says:

    wow, nice motif, even though my baby needs a warm condition, he always sweats in the afternoon, this motif has inspired me..thanks for sharing

    • Paula says:

      Hi Poorkreta,

      I’m glad you’ve been inspired by this pattern. Let us know how you go.

      Paula

  2. Hey Paula,

    Love this pattern! It’s so delicate; just right for a baby. As you know, I have a new grandson, so this might be nice – if only I can find the time . . .

    Regards,

    Diana

    • Paula says:

      Hey Diana,

      Thanks! This pattern would be great for your new grandson.

      I know what you mean about finding the time… 🙂

      Paula

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