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Cross-Over Block Stitch Baby Blanket Crochet Pattern

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This Cross-Over stitch baby blanket crochet pattern is super easy to make, once you get started, you can practically make it with your eyes closed. #crochetpattern #crochetblanket #ilovecrochet #crochetaddict #crochetgiftCross-Over Block Stitch Baby Blanket Crochet Pattern

One of my favorite crochet projects to work on is the humble and sweet crochet baby blanket. Not only are baby blankets adorable, but they’re also super quick and easy to make.

Learn how to crochet a baby blanket and it just might become an heirloom. They mean the world to the parents who receive your beautiful gift and will likely treasure their beautiful blanket for years to come. I had a family member give us a handmade crochet baby blanket when my daughter was born and it was one of the most precious gifts that we received.

This Cross-Over stitch crochet blanket is super easy to make and like many of my patterns, once you get started, you can practically make it with your eyes closed.

P.S. If you love working with the cross-over stitch, check out my popular cross-over stitch infinity scarf.

Cross-Over Block Stitch Baby Blanket

NOTES: Pattern in U.S. crochet terminology

SKILL LEVEL: EASY

MATERIALS:

  •        Hook: U.S. 8.00mm
  •        Yarn: Size 5 Bulky –  you need approx 400 yards.
  •        Darning Needle & Scissors

ABBREVIATIONS:

  • st = stitch
  • ch = chain
  • sl = slip stitch
  • sc = single crochet
  • dc = double crochet

PATTERN NOTES:

Cross-Over Block Stitch – to see my video crochet tutorial of the cross-over click HERE

FINISHED SIZE:  28″ x 30″

PATTERN:

Start by chaining 78 + 2 (80) or use multiples of 3 + 2 to make the blanket smaller or larger.

Row 1: Insert your hook into the 5th chain from the hook, dc in each chain until the end of the row. Turn.

Row 2: Ch3, then in between the 3rd and 4th dc (the dc under the ch DOES NOT count as the 1st dc), do 1sc, ch2, *skip 3 dc and do 1sc, ch2 between the dc from the previous row * rep until the end of the row, ending with a sc in the last dc. Turn.

Row 3: Ch3, 2dc into the ch space below, plus 1dc crossed-over to the sc at the bottom of the turning ch. *2dc into the next ch space, plus 1dc crossed back over (to the right) into the sc from the previous row*. Rep until the end of the row ending with an additional dc in the last ch space (no cross-over).

Repeat Rows 2-3 until you reach Row 61 or until you have reached the desired length for your project. 

Cut the yarn, weave in ends.

Looking for more crochet baby blanket patterns: Heart Graphgan Baby Blanket, Primrose Baby Blanket, Star Stitch Striped Baby Blanket, and the Easy Done in a Day Crochet Baby Blanket.

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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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