Baby Bumps Blanket Crochet Pattern
This beautiful little baby blanket is the perfect gift for a baby shower or a baby’s first Christmas.
Whatever you make this for, a baby will love the fun texture of the baby bumps crochet blanket. It’s perfect for little hands.
It gets most of this texture from a series of double crochets but the color really sets the stitchwork off. The baby blanket is working in a series of 5 colors ranging from pink to blue to creams and greys.
All the shades are a 100% wool yarn called Cascade 128 Superwash. It’s machine washable and crochets up quickly. It’s also incredibly soft which is perfect for sensitive baby skin.
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.
You can pick up a crochet kit with all 5 shades of yarn and a digital pdf pattern here. It has everything you need to stitch this up in time for the holidays.
Pattern in U.S. crochet terminology
SKILL LEVEL: EASY
- Hook: U.S. N/10.0mm
- Bulky Yarn – 780 yds. Cascade 128 Superwash in 5 complimentary colors. Used in these photos – 2 x White (0871), 1 x Summer Sky Heather (1910), 1 x Tutu (1963), 1 x Silver (1946), 1 x Charcoal (0900)
- Darning Needle & Scissors
- st = stitch
- sk = skip
- ch = chain
- sc = single crochet
- dc = double crochet
FINISHED SIZE: 28” wide x 30” long
With color A chain 82
ROW 1: Sc in the 2nd chain from the hook and in each remaining chain until you reach the end of the row. Ch2, turn.
ROW 2: 3dc into the stitch at the base of the chain, *sk the next 3sc, (sc, 3dc) in the next sc; repeat from * to last 4 stitches, sk 3 sc, sc in the last sc; ch2, turn.
ROW 3: 3dc into the stitch at the base of the chain, *sk the next 3dc, (sc, 3dc) in the next sc; repeat from * to the last stitch of the row, sc in the 2nd ch of turning chain-2; ch2, turn.
REPEAT Row 3 for rest of pattern
- Row 1 – 5: Color A
- Row 6 – 7: Color B
- Row 8 – 9: Color C
- Row 10 – 11: Color D
- Row 12 – 13: Color E
- Row 14 – 17: Color A
Repeat color change pattern above 3 more times for a total or 53 rows.
Add the desired amount of fringe to both ends of the blanket.
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.
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