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Natural Baby Blanket

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Crochet an attractive baby blanket in an Aran design for a baby shower gift or your own home. This easy baby blanket crochet pattern is done in eco-friendly yarn.


Natural Baby Blanket

 

MATERIALS:

  • Yarn: Caron International's Simply Soft Eco (80% Acrylic, 20% NatureSpun™ Polyester): Shown in: #0002 Natural 15oz/ 425g
  • Crochet Hook: One size US I/9 (5.5 mm) crochet hook or size to obtain gauge
  • Stitch markers
  • Yarn needle
  • Row counter (optional)

 

 

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS

Throw measures approximately 30" wide by 42" long, excluding edging

 

 

GAUGE
In double crochet, 12 sts = 4"/10 cm

Gauge is not critical for this project.

 

SPECIAL TERMS

Shell: Work (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) all in next st.

Bobble: Work 4 dc in next st; remove hook from final loop, insert hook through top of first 4 dc, pull final loop through.

 

STITCHES USED

Chain (ch)

Double crochet (dc)

Bobble and Shell Pattern (multiple of 18 + 11)

Row 1: Beginning in third ch from hook, dc in third ch, * [ch 3, skip 3 ch, dc in next ch] twice, ch 1, skip next ch, dc in next 7 ch, ch 1, skip next ch, dc in next ch; repeat from * 3 times, end [ch 3, skip 3 ch, dc in next ch] twice, dc in last ch; turn.

Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in next dc, * [ch 3, skip 3 ch, dc in next dc], twice, ch 1, skip next ch, dc in next 7 dc, ch 1, skip next ch, dc in next dc; repeat from * 3 times, end [ch 3, skip 3 ch, dc in next dc] twice, dc in last dc.

Row 3: Ch 1, sc in next 2 dc, * work shell in next dc, sc in next dc, ch 1, sc in next 7 dc, ch 1, sc in next dc; repeat from * 3 times, end work shell in next dc, sc in last 2 dc; turn.

Row 4: Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in next dc, ch 2, * sc in ch-3 space of shell, ch 3, dc in next sc, ch 1, dc in next 7 sc, ch 1, dc in next sc, ch 3; repeat from * 3 times, end sc in ch-3 space of shell, ch 3, dc in last 2 sc; turn.

Row 5: Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in next dc, * ch 3, dc in next sc, ch 3, dc in next dc, ch 1, dc in next 3 dc, work Bobble in next st, dc in next 3 dc, ch 1, dc in next dc; repeat from * 3 times, end ch 3 dc in next sc, ch 3, dc in last 2 dc.

Repeat Rows 2 – 5  for Bobble and Shell pattern.

 

THROW

Chain 84.

Begin Bobble and Shell pattern; work Rows 1 – 5 once, then 4-row repeat 15 times.

Work Rows 2 – 4 once.

Work 1 row as for Row 2.

Fasten off.

 

FINISHING

Edging: Join yarn at any corner.

Rnd 1: Ch 2, dc in each st across top and bottom edges, work 2 dc in each end-of-row along each side edge, join with a slip st to beginning ch.

Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in next st, * skip 2 sts, work 5 dc in next st, skip 2 sts, sc in next st; repeat from * around, join with a slip st to first st.

Fasten off.

Using yarn needle, weave in all ends.

For more adorable patterns, check out 15 Unique Baby Blankets to Crochet for Your Little One.

 

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This is beautiful and elegant looking. I can't wait to try it!

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