Elegant Baby Blanket – Free Crochet Pattern

 

This Free Crochet pattern teaches how to make this delicate lacy baby blanket that would look great in any nursery and is made to be used for the whole time the baby is in the crib.

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Elegant Baby Blanket – Free Crochet Pattern

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ABBREVIATIONS

ch = Chain

sl st = Slip Stitch

st = Stitch

sk = Skip

dec = decrease

beg = beginning

YO = Yarn Over

sc = Single Crochet

Repeat what’s in between * for rest of round.

 

Special stitch:

Cluster stitch. This is done by yarning over and inserting your hook into the stitch, YO and pull up a loop through the stitch, YO and pull through only two of the loops leaving the last one on your hook. Repeat step 2 more times using the same stitch. 4 loops on the hook. YO and pull through all 4 loops to complete.

 


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For this project you’ll need:

HOOK: 5 mm hook or size H hook for the US, Size 6 hook \ J hook for Beginning chain

YARN: 4 skeins of worsted weight yarn, 4 ply US, 10 ply AU

Skeins length I used:

100 grams / 3.5. oz

240 meters / 262 yards

Brand of yarn I used is Golf which is made in Europe. Shade 6 Dye 3086

 

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To Start

It’s recommended to use the size 6 mm \ J hook just to create the beginning chain

This stitch is done using an odd number of stitches. So if you are chaining to begin you want to do a chain of 100 so that when you make your first stitch you will have 99 stitches total. TIP: I recommend if using the chaining method that you use a 6mm \ J hook just to do the chain and keep in mind the idea is to have a looser chain so that the end blanket doesn’t pull in at the bottom.

If you are doing Single Crochet Foundation Stitches then do 99 total.

 

Row 1 – if you chained your beginning row \ if you did SCFS move on to row 2

Sc in 2nd ch from the hook and in all stitches (99 sts)

 

Row 2

* ch 3 and sk a st and sl st in next st. * repeat for row

 

Elegant Baby Blanket 2

Rows 3 – 6 (4 rows)

ch 3 and sl st into next ch 3 space.

Elegant Baby Blanket 1

Elegant Baby Blanket 3

Row 7

ch 3 and work a cluster stitch (see Special stitch for details) in the 1st ch 3 space. * ch 1, work a cluster in the next ch 3 sp * repeat for row. After your LAST cluster of the row don’t chain just 1, chain 3 and turn.

 

Elegant Baby Blanket 4

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Row 8

sl st into first ch 3 space * ch 3 and sl st in the space in between the clusters * repeat for row. See below on how to end row.

 

Elegant Baby Blanket 9

Make sure to sl st after your last ch 3 into the space between the last cluster of the row and the ch 3 space.

 

Elegant Baby Blanket 10

Rows 9 – 12 (4 rows)

repeat rounds 3 – 6

Elegant Baby Blanket 11

 

Keep repeating rows 7 – 12 these 6 rows I am calling the sections. The Cluster row and the 5 ch 3 rows.

 

Elegant Baby Blanket 12

 

TO END THE BLANKET: After ending your last section, you’ve done your 5 rows of ch 3. Ch 2 and turn, then work 2 single crochets in each ch 3 space. Ch 1 leaving enough of a tail to hide later.

 

Elegant Baby Blanket 13

 

In my blanket I had 17 sections total. And the finished size is

LENGTH:

89 cms \ 35 inches

WIDTH:

79 cms \ 31 inches

Elegant Blanket 4 400

 

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About the Author:

Hi I'm Candy from Meladora's Creations and I design crochet patterns and film them for my YouTube channel. I want to start by saying, I am by no means a professional teacher. I figure things out as I go along and I love playing with yarn! This is how I have discovered new crochet stitches. I am a mother of two and I live in Israel presently, but I was born and raised in Oklahoma. I met a man on an online game and became friends and through time we fell in love and I came out here to Israel to be together. From lack of knowing how to speak Hebrew, I had to find a way to help take care of our two kids, so after sharing my crochet projects online and being asked to do a tutorial on one of them, I finally broke down and tried it. Click on the "About Me" on the top of the page to read a longer version of my story.

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