This Simple Easy Baby Blanket is a great first big project to learn how to read a crochet pattern!
44” x 47”
*These are our finished measurements. If yours don’t fit within these measurements, please check your gauge.
Light worsted-3 weight yarn
- CA: Bernat, Baby Big Ball Sport, Pink Marl, 1,178 yards (1 skein)
- CB: Baby Bee (Hobby Lobby), Sweet Delight, Angel, 94 yards (1/4 skein)
H-8 (5 mm) crochet hook
Yarn needle, to weave ends
3 dc stitches x 2 rows is 1″
*Change the hook size to obtain the gauge.
Shell Stitch | *sc, sk next st, 5 dc in next st, sk next st* repeat * to *
CA | Color A
CB | Color B
st(s) | stitch(es)
sk | skip
ch | chain
sc | single crochet
dc | double crochet
shell st | shell stitch
*This pattern is written in American Crochet Terms.
Starting with CA yarn,
Row 1: dc in 3nd ch from hook, dc in each st across, turn (155 dc sts)
Row 2: ch 2, dc in each st across, turn (155 dc sts)
Repeat row 2, eighty three more times or as many as you would like.
Row 86 or last row: dc in each st across, cut yarn, fasten off, weave ends (155 dc sts)
With CB yarn,
Round 1: beginning anywhere ch 1, sc evenly around, make 3 sc in each corner, join in first st of round
Round 2: *shell st* repeat * to * around, sc in last st, join in first st of round, cut yarn, fasten off, weave ends