Flower Petals Crochet Baby Blanket Pattern
Use the shell stitch to complete this easy breezy Flower Petals Crochet Baby Blanket Patterns. This is a great project for spring but looks good all year long. Learn how to crochet a baby blanket that is light, pretty and comforting to any new arrival. The large stitches make this a nice design for the warmer months. Free crochet baby blanket patterns make great baby shower gifts and can be used to decorate a nursery. Give one to a new mommy or make one and save it for a special occasion. You can also use this pattern as inspiration for your own crochet afghan patterns. The pink, blue and white colors will look good in any room of the house.
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
Crochet HookH/8 or 5 mm hook
- RED HEART Super Saver (4 weight yarn): 2 skeins each 0381 Light Blue, 0724 Baby Pink, 0311 White
- Crochet Hook: 5.0 mm (US H-8) crochet hook or size needed for gauge
Design Measures: 43” x 50”
Gauge: 6 rows – 5”, Shell – 2”
Special Stitch: Shell – [(2 dc, ch 1) twice, 2 dc) in stitch or space as indicated.
Note: Design is crocheted in multiples of 7 plus 4.
Row 1 (RS): With blue ch 151, Shell in 7th ch from hook, *skip 6 chs, Shell in next ch, repeat from * across to last 4 chs, skip 3 chs, dc in last ch, turn.
Row 2: Ch 3, *3 dc in first ch 1 space of Shell, ch 2, 3 dcs in next ch 1 space, repeat from * across, dc in last dc, fasten off and turn.
Row 3: Join pink in first stitch, ch 2, Shell in each ch 2 space across, dc in last dc, turn.
Row 4: Repeat Row 2, fasten off and turn.
Row 5: Join white in first stitch, ch 2, and continue with Row 3.
Row 6: Repeat Row 2, fasten off and turn.
Continue pattern for a total of 58 rows as follows:
(2 rows each blue, pink, white) 8 more times. 2 rows blue, 2 rows pink
With right side facing and white work along top edge sc in 3rd dc from right corner, *(sc, ch 3, sc, ch 5, sc, ch 3, sc) in ch 2 space, skip 1 dc, sc in next dc, sc in space between next 2 dc, sc in next dc, repeat from * across to last ch 2 space, (sc, ch 3, sc, ch 5, sc, ch 3, sc) in ch 2 space, skip 1 dc, sc in next dc.
Work along side edge *(sc, ch 3, sc, ch 5, sc, ch 3, sc) in dc space, sc in next dc space, repeat from * across.
Work along bottom edge sc in first dc, *(sc, ch 3, sc, ch 5, sc, ch 3, sc) in ch below Shell, 3 sc in ch space, repeat from * across ending sc in last dc.
Work along side edge as for opposite side edge matching stitches, join to beginning sc and fasten off.