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If you’re a fan of chunky, squishy yarn, and the corner to corner stitch, you’re going to absolutely adore this baby blanket! For this blanket, I’ll teach you a simple technique to crochet this blanket in 3 corner to corner strips that are joined together as you go. The effect is a pretty herringbone striped blanket that looks phenomenal and feels just as great.
Seriously, guys, this blanket is so soft, it’s puppy approved! (Well, my old man isn’t a puppy anymore, but he was VERY sure he wanted to be in the photo. I spent 5 minutes trying to convince him to move but he wouldn’t budge!) And don’t you love the diagonal stripe pattern?
This month’s Design Create Repeat Collab features 4 patterns geared for kids, and I know you’ll love them! Click over to Janne’s Cute Baby Bonnet at Joy of Motion Crochet next, or if you’re really looking for more check out:
Mini Midnight Top by Rachel at Desert Blossom Crafts
Mia Ottoman by Melanie at Counting Crafty Sheep
I have to say, the yarn used in this blanket (Bernat Baby Blanket Stripes) absolutely makes the pattern shine! If you prefer to make your own even stripes for a more uniform effect, that would look great, too, but this colorful and uber soft yarn worked out just great for my blanket, no cutting or trimming required!
P 10mm Crochet Hook; 2 Cakes Bernat Baby Blanket Stripes, 100% Polyester, 3.5oz/300g, 220yds/202m, Super Bulky (6) Weight Yarn, shown in Butterfly Wings; Scissors, Chunky Yarn Needle
Ch- chain, Dc – double crochet, Dec – decrease, Inc – increase, Sl – slip, Sp – space
Increase: Ch 5, dc in 3rd ch and next 2 ch.
Side Increase: ch 2, sl to the side of the block, ch 2, turn, 3dc in the ch 2 sp.
Finished blanket measures approx 38”x32”.
Want to adjust the gauge or size? You can customize your blanket to any weight and size, but keep in mind that having an even number of blocks and an odd number of rows gives the blanket a more orderly flow. Have fun experimenting!
Naomi’s C2C Baby Blanket Pattern
Row 1: Dc in 3rd ch and next 2 ch. [1 block]
Row 2: Increase, continue across. [2 blocks]
Row 3: Inc, continue across. [3 blocks]
Row 4-8: Repeat Row 3. [4-8 blocks]
Row 9: Turn, ch 2, 3dc in ch sp, continue across. [8 blocks]
Row 10: Turn, Increase, continue for 7 more blocks. [8 blocks]
Row 11-22: repeat rows 9-10.
Row 23: Turn, ch 2, 3dc in ch sp, continue for 6 more blocks. [7 blocks]
Row 24: Turn, ch 2, 3dc in ch sp, continue for 5 more blocks. [6 blocks]
Row 25: Turn, ch 2, 3dc in ch sp, continue for 4 more blocks. [5 blocks]
Row 26: Turn, ch 2, 3dc in ch sp, continue for 3 more blocks. [4 blocks]
Row 27: Turn, ch 2, 3dc in ch sp, continue for 2 more blocks. [3 blocks]
Row 28: Turn, ch 2, 3dc in ch sp, continue for 1 more block. [2 blocks]
Row 29: Turn, ch 2, 3dc in ch sp. [1 block]
Row 30: Ch 5, turn, dc in 3rd ch and next 2 ch, sl to secure block to base of previous side. [1 block]
Row 31: Side Increase, continue across. [2 blocks]
Row 32-37: Repeat Row 31. [3-8 blocks]
Row 38: Turn, ch 2, 3dc in ch sp, continue across. [8 blocks]
Row 39: Turn, Side Increase, continue for 7 more blocks. [8 blocks]
Rows 40-51: Repeat Rows 38-39.
Rows 52-58: Repeat Rows 23-29. [7-1 blocks]
Row 59-86: Repeat Rows 30-58.
Fasten off and weave in all ends.
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Lucy Blum says
I would do the Fun Funky Crochet Scrap blanket!
I’m so looking forward to making one with you! We should be starting in April, 2020. 😀 Until then, our homework is to accumulate even more gorgeous crochet scrap yarn in 4 weight.
New Moms could always use an extra blanket and this one is super cute and will be finished in no time with this yarn. So swishy and soft too. Thanks for sharing the idea!
I completely agree Susie! Blankets are always a great gift! This yarn is a favorite of mine for blankets, too, for SURE!
Thanks for writing in!