The perfect gift for newborns and their mothers is here. This blanket has the softest features, texture-wise and the colors are so comforting. It’s a stunning piece of art once you see it come to life. So you should start stitching one up with our free pattern below or get the ad-free printable PDF pattern here!
This beautiful little crochet baby blanket is the perfect gift for a baby shower or a baby’s first Christmas.
Whatever event you make this for, a baby will love the fun texture of the baby bumps crochet blanket. It’s perfect for little hands.
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It gets most of this texture from a series of double crochets but the color really sets the stitch work off. The easy crochet baby blanket pattern is working in a series of 5 colors ranging from pink to blue to creams and greys. If you’re just learning how to crochet a baby blanket, this may be a great pattern for you. If you need a little more practice with your crochet skills before taking on this project check out my collection of 72 Essential Crochet (& Knit) Skills you need for any project.
The chunky crochet blanket is perfect if you’re looking to make a quick and beautiful gift.
I think this would make a thoughtful gift for a new mother. Or bring it with you to the hospital the day the new baby arrives! I still remember my first baby blanket. They’re special keepsakes and this would be such a treasure to gift to someone in your life too.
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Skill Level: Confident Beginner
Hook: Size N/13/10.0mm crochet hook
Yarn: Bulky weight yarn
- 250 yds white (A)
- 125 yds light grey (B)
- 125 yds blue (C)
- 125 yds dark grey (D)
- 125 yds pink (E)
- Yarn Needle
Size: 28” wide x 30” long
Gauge: 11.5 sts x 7 rows = 4 inches in pattern
For a 6-inch gauge swatch, chain 18 and work rows 1-11 of pattern. Exact gauge is not critical.
Pattern uses US crochet terms
With color A chain 82
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each remaining ch across. (81 sc)
Row 2: Ch 2 (counts as sc), turn, 3 dc in first sc, [sk next 3 sc, (sc, 3dc) in the next sc] across to last 4 sts, sk next 3 sc, sc in last sc. (60 dc, 20 sc)
Row 3: Ch 2 (counts as sc), turn, 3 dc in first sc, [sk next 3 dc, (sc, 3dc) in the next sc] across to last 4 sts, sk next 3 dc, sc in last sc.
Rows 4-17: Repeat row 3, using the following sequence of colors:
· Rows 4-5: A
· Rows 6 – 7: B
· Rows 8 – 9: C
· Rows 10 – 11: D
· Rows 12 – 13: E
· Rows 14 – 17: A
Rows 18-53: Repeat rows 6-17 three times more.
Weave in all ends
Tie fringe to short edges of blanket (optional).
This Baby Bumps blanket is so squishy and soft. The thick texture and fun colors make it perfect for a newborn. And it even has fun little tassels attached which they’ll love to play with and hold onto.