Modern Classic Baby Blanket by Kirsten Holloway

Modern Classic Baby Blanket

Crochet
March 2021
DK (11 wpi) ?
13 sts using the seed stitch pattern in 4". Each row 2-34 repeat measures approximately 12" tall before blocking.
5.5 mm (I)
2250 - 14600 yards (2057 - 13350 m)
receiving, crib, toddler, small throw, large throw, twin, queen, king
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This elegant, vintage style blanket comes in 5 sizes on my site. 3 additional sizes are included in the paid PDF.

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Difficulty:
Easy/Intermediate
Techniques used: post stitches, puff stitches, cross stitches, half-double crochet in the 3rd loop.

Materials Needed:
2000, 2250, 2500, 3750, 5400, 8650, 11550, 14600 yards #3 light weight Bernat Baby Sport in “Baby Taupe”
5.5mm (I) hook, or hook needed to obtain gauge
Scissors
Yarn needle

Stitches Used:
ch = chain
sl st = slip stitch
sc = single crochet
hdc = half double crochet
dc = double crochet
FPsc = front post single crochet
FPtr2tog = front post treble crochet 2 together
hdc2tog = half double crochet 2 together
RS = right side
WS = wrong side
st/sts = stitch/stitches
sp/sps = space/spaces
prev = previous

Additional Terms:
Working in the 3rd loop of hdc: Look at the top of the stitch, and locate the sideways “V”, bend the stitch to look at the back, and you should see another “V”. You’ll be working into the back loop of that “V”, this is called the 3rd loop.
Seed Stitch: alternate sc and dc stitches across the designated row, then on the next row work a dc stitch in the sc stitch from the previous row, and a sc stitch in the dc stitch from the previous row.
Hdc puff st: YO, pull up a stitch 5 times, pull through 10 loops on hook, YO, pull through final 2 loops.
Cross st: sk st, dc in next st, cross over st just made, dc in skipped st.
Shell: 4 dc in same st

Gauge:
13 sts using the seed stitch pattern in 4”. Each row 2-34 repeat measures approximately 12” tall before blocking.

Measurements:
(These are approximate dimensions)
Receiving Blanket: 40” by 40”
Crib Blanket: 36 x 50”
Toddler Blanket: 40” x 50
Small Throw: 50” x 60”
Large Throw: 60” x 72”

Additional Notes:
-Ch 1 at beginning of row does not count as a stitch.
-Ch-2 and ch-3 at beginning of a new row do count as stitches. You may replace the ch-2 with a hdc, and the ch-3 with a dc if you prefer. Ch-1 to turn if you decide to make that substitution.
-This blanket is worked in 2 separate pieces and then sewed together so that the pattern on both ends of the blanket is the same.
-This blanket will require some blocking to even out the side edges.