Clamshell Blanket by Sandra Paul

Clamshell Blanket

July 2019
Aran (8 wpi) ?
13 stitches and 11 rows = 4 inches
in Clamshell Stitch
5.5 mm (I)
84 x 108cm (33 x 43”)
both US and UK
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A beautiful and unique stitch pattern makes this blanket stand out from the crowd.
A rectangular baby blanket featuring my unique clamshell stitch pattern, which can be easily adapted for different yarn weights and sizes. Worked back and forth in rows with a border added around the edge.

Skill Level
A short repetitive pattern using mainly basic stitches. Tutorial links given for the distinctive ‘clamshell’ spike which makes this design special.

Scheepjes Stonewashed XL (2 each of the following):
Yarn A - Crystal Quartz (854) - GREY
Yarn B - Citrine (857) - LEMON
Yarn C - Turquoise (864) - TURQUOISE
Yarn D - Malachite (865) - JADE
Yarn E - Forsterite (866) - MINT
Yarn F - Peridot (867) - LIME
Yarn G - Larimar (868) - DUCK EGG
Yarn H - Morganite (874) - PEACH
Yarn I - Rhodochrosite (875) - STRAWBERRY
Yarn J - Tourmaline (867) - PINK

Yarn Substitutions
Approx 1500m/1640 yards of aran/worsted weight yarn in 10 colours. (150m/164 yards per colour)
Blanket can be customised and used with different yarn weights.

5.5 mm (I US)

Yarn needle

84 x 108cm (33 x 43”)
Easily adaptable

Pattern Includes

  • Full and clearly written directions
  • Stitch abbreviations
  • Tutorial Links*
  • Full colour details
  • Notes on how to adapt the blanket size
  • Complete Crochet Chart

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* NOTE: This pattern is for the full blanket, complete with border directions and charts. If you would like the stitch pattern part only, please see this free tutorial: Clamshell Stitch Tutorial