Wanting to make a custom baby blanket for the newborn. Here is a free crochet baby blanket pattern that is easy enough for beginners yet beautiful enough for gifts.
While there are some time consuming patterns that might be more than you can handle, here is an easy crochet pattern that I'd like to share with you
Even if you are a beginner, you should find that you can make this free crochet baby blanket. With the simple design using only single and double crochet stitches.
If you have a little girl, you can choose to begin this free crochet baby blanket pattern with a soft pink or even a lavender color.
For a little boy, you can do this easy crochet with a blue or even a red color.
You can also choose to do the interior one color, and then have the edges be a different color. Use your imagination to create the most beautiful blanket you can imagine.
Just be sure to follow the pattern closely, as it offers a very pleasing and simple design, so there is no need for overcomplicated crochet stitches.
Experience needed: beginner easy
Sports weight yarn
Crochet Hook I
1- Sc in second ch from gook and in each ch across
2- Ch 2 (counts as 1st dc) turn, dc in next 2 sc, skip 3 sc, *(3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in next sc, skip 3 sc, dc in next 3 sc ** Repeat from * to ** across. End with 3 dc.
3- Ch 2, turn, dc in next 2 dc, *(3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in next ch 1 sp, skip 3 dc, 3 dc in next 3 dc ** Repeat from * to ** across
4 thru 41- Repeat rows 2 and 3
42- Ch 2, turn dc in next 2 dc, * chin 3, sc in ch 1 sp, ch 3, de in next 3 dc ** Repeat from * to ** across. End 3 dc.
Turn, ch 1, (working across top) 1 sc in next 2 dc, * 3 sc in ch 3 sp, 1 sc in next sc, 3 sc in next ch 3 sp, 3 sc in next 3 dc, ** Repeat from * to ** across. 3 sc in next ch 3 sp, sc in next 3 dc.
(Working down side) 3 sc in corner, 2 sc in each dc down side. 3 sc in corners.
(working across bottom) sc in ea sc across, 3 sc in corner
(working up side) 2 sc in each dc, up side, 3 sc in corner. Connect with slip stitch.
(2nd round of boarder.)
2- Ch 2, skip 1, dc in next sc, *ch 1, skip 1, dc in next sc ** Repeat from * to ** across. Dc in last sc, ch 1 , in corner dc, ch 1, dc in same corner sc, continue from * to ** connect with slip stitch.
3- Ch 2, turn, dc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, dc in next ch sp, (corner) ch 1, dc in same sp *4 times, ch 1, dc in next sp, continue to next corner. Repeat around.
4-5-6 Repeat round 3
Round 7- Ch 2, *dc in dc, dc in ch space** Repeat * to ** across to corner, 3 dc in corner. Repeat for next 3 sides. Connect with slip stitch. End off.