Baby blanket crochet pattern free

Baby blanket crochet pattern

Blanket crochet patternFINISHED MEASUREMENTS

30 inches wide x 35 inches long, excluding Fringe

MATERIALS

Plymouth Yarn Jeannee Worsted medium (worsted) weight cotton/acrylic yarn (1 3/4 oz/110 yds/50g per skein) (4):

5 skeins #0017 yellow 4 skeins #0014 white

Size H/8/5mm crochet hook

Tapestry needle

Stitch markers

GAUGE

Gauge is not important for this project.

PATTERN NOTES

Refer to Stitch Diagram as needed.

Take care not to twist work.

7-inch tails at beginning and end of each row will become part of Fringe.

Instructions are given for right-handed crocheter with changes for left-handed crocheter in brackets.

When working into chains, hold yarn in back and insert hook in back bar and top loop unless otherwise stated.

Weave in loose ends as work progresses.

4th chain from hook is base of petal unless otherwise stated.

Join with slip stitch as indicated unless otherwise stated.

SPECIAL STITCHES

Petal 1: (2 dc, ch 3, sl st) in 4th ch from hook.

Petal 2: Ch 4, 2 dc in 4th ch from hook.

Petal 3: (Sl st, ch 3, 2 dc) in indicated ch.

AFGHAN

Row 1 (RS): With yellow, leaving 7-inch tail (see Pattern Notes), ch 9, [petal 1 (see Special Stitches)*, petal 2 (see Special Stitches), ch 15] 12 times, ending last rep at *, ch 4, petal 1, do not turn. (24 petals)

Row 2: [Ch 4, petal 1, place marker in top ch of ch-3 of petal 1*, petal 3 (see Special Stitches) in first ch of next ch-15, sk next 3 chs, sl st in next ch (flower), ch 5, sk next 5 chs of same ch-15, sl st in next ch, ch 3, sl st in base (see Pattern Notes) of next petal 2] across, ending last rep at *, petal 3 in first ch of last ch-5, sk next 3 chs, sl st in last ch (flower). Leaving 7-inch tail, fasten off. Do not turn. (12 flowers)

Row 3 (RS): With RS facing and leaving 7-inch tail, join (see Pattern Notes) white in marked ch of last flower, working from left to right [right to left] (see Pattern Notes), [ch 11, 2 dc in 4th ch from hook, with yarn in front, sl st in back bar of 3rd ch (see illustration) of next ch-5 sp of previous row, ch 2, sl st in same ch as last 2 dc made (petal), petal 2, ch 3, sl st in marked ch of next flower] across. Do not fasten off or turn. (22 petals)

Note: Ch-11 of row 3 is worked as ch-7 in row 4.

Row 4: Ch 8, working from right to left, sk first 2 chs, sl st in next ch, ch 3, sl st in base of next petal 2, [ch 4, petal 1, place marker in top ch of ch-3 of petal 1, petal 3 in first ch of next ch-7, sk next 2 chs, sl st in next ch (flower)*, ch 5, sl st in last ch before next petal 2, ch 3, sl st in base of next petal 2] across, ending last rep at *, ch 7, sl st in last ch. Leaving 7-inch tail, fasten off. Do not turn. (11 flowers)

Row 5: With yellow, leaving a 7-inch tail, ch 9, 2 dc in 4th ch from hook, with RS facing and working from left to right [right to left], join in back lp (see Stitch Guide) of 5th ch of last ch-7, ch 2, sl st in same ch as first 2 dc made, petal 2, ch 3, sl st in marked ch of next flower, [ch 11, 2 dc in 4th ch from hook*, with yarn in front, sl st in back bar of 3rd ch of next ch-5 sp of previous row, ch 2, sl st in same ch as last 2 dc made (petal), petal 2, ch 3, sl st in marked ch of next flower] across, ending last rep at *, sk next 2 chs of beg ch-8, with yarn in front, sl st in back bar of next ch of beg ch-8, ch 2, sl st in same ch as last 2 dc made, ch 4, petal 1. Do not fasten off or turn.

Rows 6-53: Rep [rows 2-5 consecutively] 12 times.

Row 54: Rep row 2.

Fringe

Cut 126 13-inch strands of yellow and 117 13-inch strands of white.

For each Fringe on side edge without beg and end tails, fold 5-strand hank in half.

Insert hook from RS to WS in end of any row of matching color, pull folded end through, pull ends through fold, pull ends to tighten knot. Rep to add matching Fringe to end of each row.

Rep across side edge with beg and end tails, catching tails in Fringe as ends are pulled through fold. Trim ends evenly.

Stitch Diagram

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