“Blue Skies” Baby Blanket — Free Crochet Pattern
Crochet Baby Blanket
“Blue Skies Crochet Blanket”
By: Christine Longe
Lakeview Cottage Kids
Designed By: Christine Longe of Lakeview Cottage Kids
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– 1.5 skeins Caron Simply Soft Yarn in “Soft Blue” (Color A)
– 1 skein Caron Simply Soft Yarn in “Light Country Blue” (Color B)
– 1.5 skeins Caron Simply Soft yarn in “Country Blue” (Color C)
– Crochet Hook: Size “G/4.25 mm”
– Yarn Needle (Used for working in loose yarn ends.)
Finished Size: Approximately 31 inches x 38 inches
Stitches Used in the Pattern:
– ch = chain
– sc = single crochet
– dc = double crochet
The combination of the single and double crochets in this pattern create what is called the “up and down” stitch. It is also called the “lemon peel” stitch, or “griddle stitch”.
- With “G” Hook, Using Color A, Ch 100.
- (Any even number of stitches can be used to create this stitch pattern. 100 stitches makes a very nice size baby blanket.)
Row 1: Work 1 dc in the 2nd ch from the hook. *1 sc in the next ch, 1 dc in the next ch.*. Repeat from * to * across the row. Be sure to end with a dc. Ch 1. Turn. (99 stitches)
Row 2: Skip the 1st dc. *Work 1 dc in the sc, 1 sc in the next dc.* Repeat from * to * across the row. End the row with 1 dc in the top of the ch 1. Ch 1. Turn. (99 stitches)
Continue repeating Rows 1 and 2 until you complete Row 41.
(There will be 41 Rows of Color A.)
Row 42 – 75: Using Color B and continuing with the pattern, repeat Rows 1 and 2.
Row 76 – 116: Using Color C and continuing with the pattern, repeat Rows 1 and 2.
Fasten off and weave in ends.
This lovely blanket makes a wonderful baby shower gift!!
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