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Primrose Baby Blanket Crochet Pattern

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This primrose baby blanket crochet pattern uses simple basic crochet stitches and gives you a lovely repeating subtle texture. This striping pattern is easy to customize with any color you'd like. #crochetpattern #crochetbabyblanket #crochetblanket #crochetgift #crochetaddict #crochetlovePrimrose Baby Blanket Crochet Pattern

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. 

If you want to learn how to crochet an easy baby blanket, look no further. This pattern uses simple basic crochet stitches and gives you a lovely repeating subtle texture.

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

MATERIALS:

Hook: K/6.50mm

Yarn: Bulky Size 5 Yarn – 3 skeins Cascade 128 Superwash – Ecru, 1 skein Cascade 128 Superwash – Tutu, 1 skein Cascade 128 Superwash – Rosebud, 1 skein Cascade 128 Superwash – Tuffet

Tools: Darning Needle & Scissors

ABBREVIATIONS:

st = stitch

ch = chain

dc = double crochet

hdc = half double crochet

SPECIAL STITCH: Primrose stitch. See the tutorial here. If you’d like to make this blanket larger or smaller, the multiple is 3 + 2.

FINISHED SIZE: Approx. 28” x 28”

PATTERN:

Chain 92

Row 1: Starting in the 3rd chain from the hook, [sc, ch2, sc] into the chain, *skip the next 2 chains and in the 3rd chain [sc, ch2, sc]*, repeat * to * until the end of the row. You’ll end up with 2 chains left and in the last chain, end with a hdc. Turn.

Row 2: Ch 3, 3dc into the 2 chain space from the row below, *skip until the next 2 chain space and add 3dc into the 2 chain space*, repeat * to * until the end of the row ending with a dc in the top of the ch 3 turning chain from the end of the previous row. Turn.

Row 3: Ch 2, [sc, ch2, sc] into the 3rd stitch (the center double crochet in the shell from the previous row), *skip the next 2 stitches and in the 3rd stitch (the center double crochet) [sc, ch2, sc]*,  repeat * to * until the end of the row, ending with a hdc in the last stitch. Turn.

Rows 4 – 57: Repeat rows 2-3 changing yarn color according to the color pattern below.

  • Row 1-2: Color A
  • Row 3-6: Color B
  • Row 7: Color A
  • Row 8: Color C
  • Row 9-10: Color A
  • Row 11-14: Color D
  • Row 15: Color A
  • Row 16: Color C
  • Row 17-41: Color A
  • Row 42: Color C
  • Row 43: Color A
  • Row 44-47: Color D
  • Row 48-49: Color A
  • Row 50: Color C
  • Row 51: Color A
  • Row 52-55: Color B
  • Row 56-57: Color A

Cut the yarn, weave in ends.

Looking for more great crochet patterns: Color Block Crochet Tote BagSimple Shells Light Weight WrapButton Up Squares Cowl Neck WarmerEasy Breezy Buttoned CowlBig Chunky ScarfWinter Wonderland ScarfHooded Crochet Scarf, Geometric Crochet Basket

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Easy Cozy Crochet Blanket

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Easy Cozy Crochet Blanket

Easy Cozy Crochet Blanket – a great crochet pattern for beginners.

There’s still a nip in the air at this is the time of year, so it’s a perfect time to grab a cozy blanket and cuddle up on the couch with a good book.

I was getting a bit bored of always making baby hats so I decided I needed a new crochet project. When my daughter Noelle saw me looking at blanket ideas she begged me to crochet her a blanket.  I knew Noelle would really enjoy and appreciate a blanket that I made just for her.

I formulated a plan and took Noelle to the store to pick out some yarn. She picked out this fun and colorful yarn by Bernat that’s super chunky and has great colors.  I also picked up a size P/11.5mm crochet hook and went to town on my newest crochet project.

This blanket was inspired by Melanie Ham’s “Easy Beginner Crochet Baby Blanket Tutorial” on YouTube. 

This easy crochet blanket pattern works up really quickly. I’m not a fast crocheter and it took me a little less than a week to finish it off.

Noelle loved the finished crochet blanket and uses it all the time now. It’s great because it’s cozy without being too warm. I’ve used this blanket on occasion myself and it really is the best of both worlds.

My finished blanket is 44″ x 55″ which is the perfect size for my daughter.

Easy Cozy Crochet Blanket Pattern 

Materials:

  • Hook: U.S. P/11.5mm
  • Size 6 Super Bulky Weight Yarn – Bernat Baby Blanket Yarn in Peachy  – 4 x 300 grams balls (approx. 840 yards total) 
  • Scissors

Directions:

Ch = chain, sl st = slip stitch, dc = double crochet (U.S. terminology)

If you choose to make this blanket smaller or larger, for the initial chain, make in multiples of 6. For example 42, 48, 54, 60, 66, 72. etc.

Ch 60.

Row 1: In the 4th stitch from the hook, *2dc, skip a ch,* repeat until at end of row with 1 dc in the last chain. Turn.

Row 2: Ch 3. 1 dc in first ch, *skip 1 st, 2 dc in the next st* and repeat until the end of the row with 1dc in the top of the turning chain (making sure the 2 dc should be in between the “v” stitches from the first row). Turn.

Row 3 – 50: Repeat Row 2

Fasten off.

ADDING FRINGE

When adding the fringe the crochet blanket, cut the yarn to about double the length you want the fringe to be (mine were 8 inches each total length). Fold your yarn in half and take the side with the loop and push it through the gap on each side of the 2 dc along the border of your blanket. Then get the side with the loose ends of the yarn and pull them tightly through the loop to secure. Continue until both ends of your blanket have fringe across the entire width of the blanket.

Looking for more great crochet patterns: Crochet Fingerless GlovesDone In A Day Baby BlanketEasy Crochet Can CozyTulip Textured Crochet Dishcloth, Colorful Solid Granny Square Dishcloth, Crochet Beach BagOutland Cowl

Easy Cozy Crochet Blanket

Quick and Easy Cozy Crochet Blanket

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