The use of a large hook such as an 8.0mm will ensure that the Easy Crochet Baby Blanket Pattern works up fast.
The use of a basic stitch such as the single crochet stitch gives you a finish so that the blanket will be warm for the baby because it is a smaller stitch and crochets close together. You will only have to repeat that same stitch right throughout the pattern. This is what makes it easy.
The use of the chenille yarn ensures that the blanket is soft and warm for the baby.
My baby chihuahua, Piccolo, uses his easy crochet baby blanket every night! I took a picture of him looking all cute with his blanket to show you. What a poser!
8.0mm crochet hook
Craftworks Chenille Plain yarn – approx. 10 x 50gm balls (you may use whatever chenille yarn you have). The Chenille yarn I used is a medium worsted weight yarn or 8 ply.
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 = chain previously made
sc = single crochet
hk = hook
rpt = repeat
sp = space
st = stitch
Helpful Video Tutorials
Easy Crochet Baby Blanket Video Tutorial
Ch 72. (If you want a wider blanket add more chain stitches here. If you want a less wider blanket take off chain stitches in sets of 10′s. Eg. 62 or 52 chain stitches instead of 72 chain stitches.)
Row 1: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hk, 1 sc in each ch st across to end, turn. (70 sts)
Row 2: ch 1, 1 sc into 1st st and into each st across to end, (don’t do your last st in the ch-1 turning chain), turn. (70 sts)
Repeat row 2 for as many rows as you need to get the length you want the baby blanket to be. (70 sts on each row)
Weave in loose ends with yarn needle.
That’s all there is to it.
All the best,
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