Another simple design added to my baby blanket collection. This crocheted baby blanket is made by multi-color cakes yarn, ribbed texture and simple crochet stitches. So it is a quick and easy crochet project for a cute gift.
Materials: ( I used )
5mm crochet hook
Light weight/DK yarn: self-striping cakes and white yarn ( about 400 gr for the sample/ 150 gr or 349 yds per skein )
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Note: I used chainless starting dc for every first dc of each round instead of ch 3. There’s another good crochet technique to use is ch 2, dc into same stitch ( counted as 1st dc ). In the pattern below you’ll see I simply state dc for every first dc of each round, so just choose your best technique 🙂
- You can use any hook size for this crochet candy line baby blanket pattern, just choose a yarn type that matches.
- The pattern is a multiple of 4+3 ( just in case you want to make a different size afghan )
- Finished crochet project: 30 x 30 inches ( stroller size )
Special stitch used:
V stitch: ( dc, ch1, dc ) into same stitch or space.
Picot stitch: ( sc, ch3, sc ) into same stitch or space
Skill level: Easy
Blanket: using self-striping cakes yarn
R1: ch 115, dc into 3rd ch from hook ( first 2 ch doesn’t count as 1st dc ), *skip 1 ch, V stitch into next ch, skip 1 ch, dc into next ch* repeat ** 27 times across, skip 1 ch, V stitch into next ch, skip 1 ch, dc into last ch, turn.
R2: dc into 1st stitch, *skip 1 stitch, V stitch into next ch1-space, skip 1 stitch, fpdc around next st* repeat ** 27 times across, skip 1 stitch, V stitch into next ch1-space, skip 1 stitch, dc into last st, turn.
R3: dc into 1st stitch, *skip 1 stitch, V stitch into next ch1-space, skip 1 stitch, bpdc around next st* repeat ** 27 times across, skip 1 stitch, V stitch into next ch1-space, skip 1 stitch, dc into last st, turn.
Repeat R2 and R3 alternately untill you reach R56 ( fasten off )
Edging: using white color yarn
R1: Insert hook and join into one corner ( make 3 dc into each corner ) of the blanket, dc around ( make 2 dc into each dc vertical bar ), sl into 1st stitch to join.
R2: ( 1 picot stitch, skip next st ) repeat around ( fasten off, weave in ends )
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