When a good friend is having a baby girl, one must use their skills and create a luxurious way to welcome her into the world. Join me as I share the free crochet pattern and video tutorial for The Cuddle Up Baby Blanket below. I used Vel-Luxe yarn by Lion Brand Yarn and I LOVE it. I want one for myself, it is so soft!
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Teacher: Nadia Fuad
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Designed by Nadia Fuad
You *may* sell items made from my pattern, but please reference my website YARNutopia.com.
Please do not copy, sell, and/or post this pattern and claim it as your own.
Materials you will need:
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—Lion Brand Vel-Luxe Yarn in Dusty Pink (240 yards of this color) and Eggplant (492 yards of this color) (you can use 730-760 yards of any color of yarn)
–SizeI-5.50mm Crochet Hook
-Use a smaller hook to make these smaller
-Use a bigger hook to make these bigger
-You can use any size 4 medium, worsted weight yarn for this project. 2 contrasting colors look great together, but you can use 1 color or many colors if you’d like!
-You can check out yarnsub.com to see yarn substitutions that are equal to the yarn I used in this project.
-This blanket is a baby blanket size but you can use any multiple of 3 on your foundation chain to make this wider. Continue repeating the same row repeat to make it longer. My blanket measures 36 inches wide by 40 inches long.
YO: Yarn Over
Sl st: slip stitch
SC: Single Crochet
DC: Double Crochet
If you have any confusion or difficulty with reading this pattern, please watch the video tutorial that is linked above in this blog post to have visual instructions.
With Main Color (Eggplant)
Ch 78 or any multiple of 3
Row 1: 2 DC in 3rd Ch from hook, *Sk 2 Chs, [SC, 2 DC] in next ch, repeat from * across, ending with SC in last st, Ch 1, Turn.
Row 2: 2 DC in 1st st, *Sk next 2 DC sts, [SC, 2 DC] in next SC st, Repeat from * across ending with SC in last st, Ch 1, Turn.
Rows 3-7: Repeat Row 2
Rows 8-9: Change color to Dusty Pink, repeat Row 2
Rows 10-11: Change color to Eggplant, repeat Row 2
Rows 12-21: Change color to Dusty Pink, Repeat Row 2
Rows 22-23: Change Color to Eggplant, Repeat Row 2
Rows 24-25: Change color to Dusty Pink, Repeat Row 2
Rows 26-47: Change color to Eggplant, Repeat Row 2
Row 48-65: Repeat Rows 8-25
Rows 66-72: With Eggplant, repeat Row 2
Fasten off, weave in all ends.
Round 1: Attach to any corner of your work, Work between the groupings all around the blanket, Ch 1, SC in same corner, *Ch 3, SC in next gap between grouping of sts, repeat from * around. End with Ch 3, sl st to first SC. Do not turn.
Round 2: Sl st in next Ch 3 sp, Ch 1, SC in same sp, *7 DC in next Ch sp, SC in next ch sp, repeat from * around, sl st to first SC.
Weave in all ends. Enjoy!
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The yarn provided for this pattern is courtesy of Lion Brand Yarn