Rusty the Giraffe Blanket by Ira Rott

Rusty the Giraffe Blanket

May 2017
Aran (8 wpi) ?
15 stitches and 8 rows = 4 inches
in dc
5.0 mm (H)
2900 - 3000 yards (2652 - 2743 m)
Baby & Toddler
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Rusty the Giraffe Blanket Crochet Pattern PDF

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CROCHET LEVEL: Intermediate


  • Baby: 37” (94 cm) X 46” (116.8 cm)
  • Toddler: 47” (119.4 cm) X 57” ( 144.8 cm)

FORMAT: PDF, 37 pages, 13 MB (mobile devices friendly). Language - English. The pattern is written row-by-row using US crochet terms. It also includes many diagrams, step-by-step photos, and a conversion chart to UK terms. Easy to follow.

SKILLS: Chain, slip stitch, single crochet, half double crochet, double crochet, treble crochet, shell, popcorn, crab stitch, blocking, working in rows and in the round, increasing, decreasing, sewing.


  • Red Heart Super Saver Yarn; Weight category: 4 / Worsted; Qty: 2 skeins of Cornmeal; 2 skeins of Warm Brown; 1 skein of Tea Leaf; 1 skein of Medium Thyme; 1 skein of Light Blue; 1 skein of Light Periwinkle; a small amount of Soft White & Black. NOTE: You can use any shades of green, blue, yellow, & brown of other medium weight yarns (for example, Bernat Super Value Yarn is a great alternative).
  • Tapestry needle
  • Blocking board or interlocking play mat
  • Spray bottle
  • Backing fabric (optional)


  • 5 mm (H)

GAUGE: 15 dc X 8 rows = 4” X 4” (10 X 10 cm), working with hook 5 mm (H). Gauge is not very important for this item & your finished size may vary slightly depending on the materials used & your tension.

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