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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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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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