Pretty in Pink Baby Blanket
New mommies will lose their minds for this Pretty in Pink Blanket because it's both adorable and so versatile. This crochet baby blanket pattern looks great in a crib and will keep a little one warm one a cold night. You won't believe how easy it is to create one of these adorable free crochet baby blankets. This is a great gift idea for a baby shower, so bring one with you and present it to a new mommy. Since there are so few embellishments and additions to this blankets, it's perfect for anyone who is new to the world of crocheting. Add this adorable blanket to a crib for a girly, adorable touch.
Yarn Weight(3) Light/DK (21-24 stitches to 4 inches)
Crochet HookE/4 or 3.5 mm hook
- 4 mm (H) hook
- 490g – 520g approximately 692 – 1020 yards (4 balls) of Chic Cotton Yarn (Marshmallow Flirt) by Figgi Yarns
- Stitch marker
- Wool needle
- At the end of each round just carry on, do not join with a slip stitch unless otherwise marked.
- Mark the start of each round and then move marker as a round is completed.
HK – hook CH – chain SS – Slip Stitch
HDC – Half Double Crochet
DC - Double Corchet
DCCR - Double Crochet Cross Stitch – Miss 1 Stitch, DC in the next Stitch, DC in the stitch you missed to create a X. For the next stitch miss the stitch you have already worked, miss 1 stitch, dc in next stitch, then dc in the stitch you missed that hasn’t been worked.
8 sts x 6 rows = 2"
Width 28” (71cm) Length 36”(91.5cm)
692 – 1020 yards (4 balls)
4mm (H) hook & Chic from Figgi Yarns
Row 1) 1 hdc in 3rd ch from hk, 94 hdc, ch 2, turn (95)
Row 2-5) 95 hdc, ch 2, turn (95)
Row 6) 47 dccr’s, 1 dc, ch 2, turn (95)
Row 7 – 11) 95 hdc, ch 2, turn (95)
Row 12) 47 dccr’s, 1 dc, ch 2, turn (95)
Row 13 - 85) Repeat rows 7-12 13 times
Row 86 - 89) 95 hdc, ch 2, turn (95)
Row 90) 95 hdc, ch 1 (95)
Round 91) sc around the whole blanket putting 3 sc in each corner, ss to join to 1st sc
Round 92 – 93) ch 2, hdc around, with 3 hdc in each corner, ss to join to top of ch 2
Round 94) Ch 2, dccr around the whole blanket (do not put extra stitches in the corners), join with ss to the top of the ch 2 (if you are left with one stitch at the end put a dc in this stitch)
Round 95) Ch 2, hdc around, with 3 hdc in each corner, ss to join to the top of the ch 2
Round 96) Ch 2, hdc around, with 3 hdc in each corner, ss to join to the top of the ch 2, finish
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