Crochet baby blanket for beginners by Happy in Red

Crochet baby blanket for beginners

June 2014
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 9 rows = 4 inches
in Double crochet
4.0 mm (G)
4.5 mm
490 - 500 yards (448 - 457 m)
60 x 80 cm (24 x 32 inch)
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Have you just started to crochet and are you ready to make a blanket? Then this is the crochet pattern for you. With simple stitches you’ll be able to make a blanket that looks far more nifty than it really is.

You will learn how to:

  • Calculate the amount of yarn you need
  • Switch colour
  • Keep the sides of your blanket straight
  • Crochet a lovely edge around your blanket: you can chose from either a simple edging or a slightly more complex one.

For this blanket you need 4 balls of white. I made this blanket with 7 colours and bought 1 ball of each colours. You need at least 3 colours to make this blanket, then you’ll need 2 balls for each colour.

The pattern is for a baby blanket of 60 x 80 cm (24 x 32 inch), but there are also instructions for making larger blankets.