In this video I share how to make a wavy baby blanket using the shell stitch (5dc in same stitch). Watch this video to learn how you can make one too!
Designed by Nadia Fuad
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Please do not copy and post this pattern and claim it as your own.
–Size K hook
—6.50MM (you may use a J-6.00mm hook for a tighter stitch)
YO: Yarn over
Sl st: slip stitch
DC: double crochet
Sc: single crochet
Shell: 5 dc in same st
-This baby blanket will be 36 inchees x 40 inches
-Ch 3 at the beginning of rows counts as a stitch.
Ch 110 (Or chain any amount in groups of 6 until you get the width you like)
Row 1: sc in 2nd ch from hook, *sk 2 ch, 5 dc in next ch, sk 2 ch, sc in next ch, repeat from * across, ending with a sc. Ch 3, turn,
Row 2: 2dc in first st (same spot where you chained up 3), *sk 2 sts, sc in next st (middle dc of group of 5 dc from prev. row), sk 2 sts, 5 dc in next st (sc from prev. row), repeat from * across. Ending with 3 dc in last st, change color to white in last st. ch 1 with new color, turn (See video for guidance)
Row 3: sc in first st, *sk 2 sts, 5 dc in next st, sk 2 sts, sc in next st, repeat from *across. Ending with sc. Ch 3, turn
Rows 4-68: Repeat rows 2 and 3 for the rest of the pattern. Make sure you change color every 2 rows if you are copying my exact pattern. (You will end your work on a row 2 repeat)
Do not fasten off if you are using the same color as the last row for the border. If you are using a different color for the border, fasten off.
Border: (I highly recommend watching the video to learn this portion)
Round 1 of border:
Connect yarn in corner if you fastened off.
Working along the side of the blanket:
Ch 3, 2dc in same space, ch 1, *work 3 dc around dc row along edge, ch 1, repeat from * when you come to the corner, put [3dc, ch 2, 3 dc] in the starting chain in the corner. Ch 1 turn your work to look at the bottom side of your blanket
Along the bottom edge of your blanket:
*3dc in st where 5 dc group is in, ch 1, repeat from * across. In corner, put [3dc ch 2, 3dc] in the last ch in corner, ch 1, turn your work to look at the side of the blanket.
Working up the side of the blanket:
*work 3 dc around dc row along edge, ch 1, repeat from *. When you come to the corner, put [3dc, ch 2, 3dc] in the last ch 3 (or “double crochet”) of row, ch 1 turn your work to look at the top side of your blanket
Working on top side of the blanket:
Work *3 dc in sc from prev row, ch 1, 3 dc in middle dc of shell, ch 1, repeat from *when you come to the corner, put 3 dc in same st as the first 3dc group, ch 2, sl st to first ch up 3.
Round 2 of border:
Turn work to look at the WS of work.
Ch 1, sc in corner sp, ch 5, sc in same corner sp, **[ch 3, sc in next ch 1 sp] repeat across until you hit the next corner. sc in corner sp, ch 5, sc in same corner sp, Repeat from ** all the way around. Ending with ch 3, sl st to beginning sc.
Round 3 of border:
Sl st into ch 5 sp, ch 3, dc 6 in same corner sp, *sc into sc from prev. row, Shell in next ch 3 sp, repeat from * around. When you hit the corners, put 7 dc instead of 5. Ending the round with sc and sl st to first ch 3 of the round.
Fasten off and weave in ends.
Teacher: Nadia Fuad
Video and Editing: Fuad Azmat
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