Crochet up this cute baby blanket, a perfect handmade gift for a newborn! Designed byAnna Sichla – find her on Instagram – @CraftCornerbyAnna
|Crochet Baby Blanket – Pattern Details|
|Techniques used||sl st
working into base loop of sl st
turning multiple times on one row
|Tools and materials|
|Yarn used||King Cole Bramble DK
3 balls in Gorse 4490 (MC)
1 ball in white 580 (CC)
|About the yarn||King Cole Bramble DK
DK; 290m per 100g ball; 100% acrylicKing Cole Comfort Baby DK
DK; 310m per 100g ball; 60% acrylic, 40% nylon
|Tension (please fill this in, even for toys)||11 sts x 9 rows = 6cm measured over st pattern|
|Other supplies||stitch markers|
|Sizing||74cmx52cm (without elephant border)
77cmx55cm (with elephant border)
|Hints and tips||– Put a stitch marker into the last stitch of every row to help maintain stitch count.
– Try not to make your slip stitches too tight in the foundation border round as it is otherwise difficult to pick up the stitches for the front/back border
– Beg 1 ch does not count as a st
|Special stitches/abbreviations||Cluster (cl) [Yrh, insert hook into indicated st, yrh, pul, yrh, draw through 2 loops] 4 times in same st, draw through all 5 loops on hook
Spike treble Yrh, insert hook into st 2 rows below, yrh, pull up a loop to height of current row, [yrh, draw through 2 loops on hook] twice
Standing htr: With slip knot on hook, complete htr in indicated st.
Standing dc: With slip knot on hook, complete dc in indicated st.
Base loop of sl st (base loop): When viewed from back of sl st, the horizontal line/loop visible under the top loops of the st the sl st was made in. This line/loop is the only part of the sl st visible on the back side of the st.
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