I am in love with this Caron Cotton Cakes yarn. It is amazing for blankets and after the Hydrangea Baby Blanket, I couldn’t help but make another.
Crochet baby blankets are wonderful for working on while watching Netflix or riding in a car. I love that I can put one down and come back and pick it up easily, without worrying about shaping or row count (much).
I also love giving baby blankets as gifts. Most moms love a handmade baby gift and will cherish one you made yourself.
Amethyst Sky Baby Blanket
What You’ll Need
Yarn: Caron Cotton Cakes, 2 skeins Amethyst Sky (available at Michaels stores)
Hook: US K (6.50mm)
Notions: Yarn needle, scissors
Skill Level: Easy
Gauge: 13 sts and 13 rows = 4″ in pattern st (sc, dc)
Finished Size: Approximately 25″ x 34″
Ch 65. (To make this larger or smaller simply chain an odd number of sts)
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, dc in next ch, *sc, dc; repeat from * to end; turn – 64 sts.
Row 2: Ch 1, *sc, dc; repeat from * to end; turn.
Repeat row 2 until 32″ from beginning. (Or desired size).
Row 1: Ch 1, sc evenly around blanket edges, working (sc, ch 1, sc) in each corner, join with slip st to first sc.
Rows 2-4: Ch 1, *sc in each sc to corner, (sc, ch 1, sc) in each ch-1 space of corner, repeat from * to last corner, sc, ch 1, join with slip st to first st.
Row 5: *Ch 3, skip next sc, slip st in next sc; repeat from * around, working (ch 3, slip st) in each corner.
Fasten off. Weave in ends.
Related: Easy Ombre Baby Blanket
That’s it! This is an easy and fun free crochet pattern that I hope you will love.
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