We love this blanket! Customize with any color or even use this as a stash buster project to help get rid of all your left over yarn! Scroll down for the complete free pattern or get the ad-free, printable PDF pattern here.
Do you have a little one on the way? Perhaps you’ve got a baby shower coming up? If so, this may be the perfect handmade gift. I’m here with my newest baby blanket crochet pattern – this time I’m using the very pretty crochet primrose stitch.
This striped crochet pattern is easy to customize with any color you’d like – I went with this fun Neopolitan color scheme this time and love it!
With a simple 2 row repeat of just 2 basic crochet stitches, you can have a beautiful blanket for gift-giving done in a day or two!
Make up this easy crochet blanket and wrap up your bundle of joy. You really can’t go wrong, and it always helps to have extra blankets around – especially with little ones. Your crochet baby blanket will be cherished for years to come.
Make a note, this easy crochet baby blanket pattern is free and suitable for beginners.
Skill Level: Easy
Yarn: Bulky weight yarn
385 yds off-white (A)
125 yds light pink (B)
125 yds dark pink (C)
125 yds taupe (D)
Hook: K/10 ½/6.50mm crochet hook or size needed to match gauge
Size: 28” x 28”
Gauge: 13 dc x 6 rows = 4”
Pattern uses US crochet terms
|hdc||Half double crochet|
Row 1: (Sc, ch 2, sc) in 3rd ch from hook (skipped chs count as hdc), [sk next 2 chs, (sc, ch 2, sc) in next ch] across to last 2 chs, sk next ch, hdc in last ch, turn. (2 hdc, 60 sc, 30 ch-2 sps)
Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as dc throughout), [sk next sc, 3 dc in next ch-2 sp, sk next sc] across to last st, dc in last st, turn. (92 dc)
Change to B.
Row 3: Ch 2 (counts as hdc throughout), [sk next dc, (sc, ch 2, sc) in next dc, sk next dc] across to last dc, hdc in last dc, turn. (2 hdc, 60 sc, 30 ch-2 sps)
Row 4: Ch 3 (counts as dc throughout), [sk next sc, 3 dc in next ch-2 sp, sk next sc] across to last st, dc in last st, turn. (92 dc)
Rows 5-6: Repeat rows 3-4.
Row 7: With A, repeat row 3.
Row 8: With C, repeat row 4.
Rows 9-10: With A, repeat rows 3-4.
Rows 11-14: With D, repeat rows 3-4 twice.
Row 15: With A, repeat row 3
Row 16: With C, repeat row 4.
Rows 17-41: With A, repeat rows 3-4 12 times, then repeat row 3 once more.
Row 42: With C, repeat row 4.
Row 43: With A, repeat row 3.
Rows 44-47: With D, repeat row 4, then repeat rows 3-4, then repeat row 3 once more.
Rows 48-49: With A, repeat row 4, then repeat row 3.
Row 50: With C, repeat row 4.
Row 51: With A, repeat row 3.
Rows 52-55: With B, repeat row 4, then repeat rows 3-4, then repeat row 3 once more.
Rows 56-57: With A, repeat row 4, then repeat row 3.
Fasten off, weave in all ends.
If you’re a big fan of crochet blankets, you might also want to check out the professionally filmed video tutorial for making a Log Cabin Baby Blanket here.
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