Shelby Baby Blanket by Jane Howorth
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Shelby Baby Blanket

Crochet
October 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 12 rows = 4 inches
in Pattern Stitch
4.0 mm (G)
5.0 mm (H)
1380 yards (1262 m)
36 in x 29 in
both US and UK
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This blanket is easy to make, using just a few of the most basic stitches, and it’s a great way to use leftover yarn.

Use your own choice of colours, or follow mine.

The pattern download includes both the US crochet terminology pattern and the UK crochet terminology pattern. Print pages 1- 3 for US version, or 4-6 for UK version.

Finished Size (adjustable): 91 cm x 74 cm (36 in x 29 in).

Fully customizable, the pattern includes clear instructions on how to change the size of the blanket to suit your needs. Pattern includes the number of stitches and rows needed to make the following sizes of blanket, in addition to the standard-sized baby blanket featured in the photos:

security
basinet/pram
preemie
crib/cot
receiving/playpen

Gauge is not too important in this pattern, so you can just get going straight away with your choice of hook and yarn.

Yarn quantities: Stylecraft Special DK in Pomegranate, Turquoise, Fuchsia Purple, Tomato, Empire, Spice: 230 yds in each color. I used Stylecraft Special DK, but this pattern will work with any dk yarn.

Stitches used:
slip stitch
chain
single crochet (UK double crochet)
double crochet (UK treble crochet)
half double crochet (UK half treble crochet)
treble crochet (UK double treble crochet)

sc2tog (UK dc2tog)
sc3tog (UK dc3tog)

tr2tog (UK dtr2tog)
tr3tog (UK dtr3tog)

I always answer requests for pattern support, so you can buy with confidence.