Cute as a Button Baby Blanket by Darleen Hopkins

Cute as a Button Baby Blanket

October 2019
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
15 stitches and 8 rows = 4 inches
in dc
5.5 mm (I)
1400 - 1500 yards (1280 - 1372 m)
one size, approximately 36" square
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The perfect baby blanket for the baby that is as Cute as a Button! This easy crochet pattern uses the popular corner to corner (c2c) method as a base. A beautiful border frames the blanket and then the cutest crocheted buttons are attached. The border is easily adaptable to fit just about any c2c design. Designed with gender neutral colors for those that like the surprise or who prefer a unisex palette. Get creative with yours using traditional colors or select a variety of hues for a unique blanket. Whatever you decide, mom, dad, and baby will love the Cute as a Button Baby Blanket.

Are you new to c2c? Learn to master this popular method with this pattern. In addition to the written instructions, the pattern provides a step-by-step chart to illustrate how to increase and decrease using the c2c method.

Pattern provides full written instructions as well as charts for all sections. Also includes a photo tutorial of how to attach the buttons.


GAUGE: 8 rows, 15 sts in dc = 4”. Exact gauge is not important for this project.

FINISHED SIZE: approximately 36” square after blocking, 33” square (26” blanket, 3½”/side edging) before optional blocking.

Yarn: Knit Picks Might Stitch 80% acrylic, 20% superwash wool. 100 grams /280 yards
(medium-4), worsted weight yarn.
MC-Cream #26831, 400 g/832 yds
CA- Fairy Tale #26835, 70 g/196 yds
CB-Sky #26830, 40 g/112 yds
CC-Celestial #26813, 80 g/224 yds
CD-Blush #26818, 20 g/56 yds

Please note: yarn amounts are approximate. Allow for at least a 10% variance when purchasing yarn.

Hooks: I (5.5 mm)

Notions: Removable stitch markers, tapestry needle, blocking materials, safety pins, coordinating or invisible thread.

Pattern is written using US terms.

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Please note, this pattern is copyrighted and may not be reproduced or redistributed. Completed blankets may be sold but please credit Darleen Hopkins as the designer. If selling online, a link to my website is

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