Loves & Cuddles Baby Blanket by Dianne Hunt

Loves & Cuddles Baby Blanket

September 2015
DK (11 wpi) ?
13 stitches = 4 inches
5.0 mm (H)
4.0 mm (G)
1240 - 4160 yards (1134 - 3804 m)
Baby blanket, Crib/Lapghan, Receiving blanket, Toddler Blanket, Small Throw, Large Throw
Flag of English English
This pattern is available for free.

This sweet, striped blanket pattern is perfect for any modern nursery. The cable stitches used gives it a unique quality that’s warm while at the same time being open and airy. Crochet it for a baby shower gift, or make the throw size for your own living room!

Techniques used: dc3tog stitches, reverse single crochet (crab stitch), post stitches.

Materials Needed:
5mm hook, or hook needed to obtain gauge (blanket body)
4mm hook for crab stitch edging
1240, (1675, 1700, 2030, 3000, 4160) total yards #3 Bernat Baby Sport in 2 colors of your choice, I used nearly equal amounts of Bernat Baby Sport in “White” and “Baby Grey”. If you decide to make the optional tassels you will need an additional 15-20 yards of this yarn in the color of your choice.
Yarn needle
Measuring tape
Blocking boards
Stitch markers

Stitches Used:
ch = chain
sc = single crochet
hdc = half double crochet
dc = double crochet
dc3tog = double crochet 3 together
FPtr = front post treble crochet
BPtr = back post treble crochet

Additional terms:
RSC spike = reverse single crochet (crab stitch) worked in the style of a spike stitch. Insert hook through the top of the stitch 1 row below where you are currently, complete the stitch as you would a normal rsc (or crab stitch)
sp/sps = space/spaces
ch/chs = chain/chains
Prev = previous

Bernat Baby Sport: 13 sc in 4”

(Measurements are approximate. Some blocking is required.)
Baby blanket (36” x 36”)
Crib/Lapghan (36” x 48”)
Receiving blanket (42” x 42”)
Toddler Blanket (42” x 50”)
Small Throw (52” x 60”)
Large Throw (60 “ x 72”)

Additional notes:
-ch-3 or ch-4 at end of row counts as first dc, or dc + ch1 of next row
-ch-1 at beginning of row does not count as a stitch.
-Always make last dc in 3rd chain of turning chain of previous row
-I used 2 colors for this blanket, but you are welcome to make it in a single color, or or more than 2 colors if you wish.

This pattern is no longer available on the Same DiNamics Crochet. This pattern is now owned by Kirsten Holloway Designs.