Baby's First Crochet Blanket Pattern
This beautiful pattern is a traditional and lovely baby blanket to make.
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Crochet HookH/8 or 5 mm hook, I/9 or 5.5 mm hook
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
Crochet GaugeWith H hook – 6 rows = 5” Cluster, dc, Cluster = 3”
Finished Size41” x 45”
- 470 yds. White Red Heart 4-ply yarn (A)
- 340 yds. Petal Pink Red Heart 4-ply yarn (B)
- 340 yds. Pale Green Red Heart 4-ply yarn (C)
- H and I crochet hooks or size needed for gauge
Row 1 – With A and H hook ch 129, Cl in 6th ch from hook, *skip 2 ch, dc in next ch, skip 2 ch, Cl in next ch, rep from * across ending skip 2 ch, dc in last ch, ch 3 and turn.
Row 2 – *Cl in center dc of Cl, skip 2 dc, dc in dc, rep from * across, dc in last dc, fasten off and turn.
Rep Row 2 in a 2-row color pattern: A, B, C 8 times, finishing 2 rows A (50 rows)
With A and I hook starting at top edge right corner work 6 dc in first dc, * sc in center dc of Cl, skip 2 dc, 6 dc in next dc, rep from * across ending 6 dc in last dc.
Work along side edge *(sc, ch 3, sc) in next dc, ch 1, rep from *across ending (sc, ch 3, sc) in dc, 6 dc in first bottom ch.
Work along bottom edge *sc in ch below Cl, 6 dc in ch below dc, rep from * across ending 6 dc in last ch.
Work along side edge *(sc, ch 3, sc) in next dc, ch 1, rep from * across ending (sc, ch 3, sc) in dc, join to beg dc and fasten off.
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- Single Crochet
- Double Crochet
- Cluster (Cl)
- 5 dc
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