Seed Stitch Baby Blanket Crochet Pattern

Here is my seed stitch baby blanket to match this seed stitch baby hat. I crocheted both patterns up in a solid color, but it would look super awesome in some baby stripes as well.

Seed Stitch Baby Blanket
Seed Stitch Baby Blanket

In addition to a baby blanket, I also included a small washcloth pattern to at the end to go with the blanket. I used a worsted weight cotton, but if you’re going to use it for a baby, I would choose a soft baby cotton.

The Crochet Stitch Pattern

The pattern is based on the crochet seed stitch with a bit of lace worked into every third row. The seed stitch is the single crochet and the double crochet worked together into a stitch. Then a stitch is skipped to maintain the stitch count.

I worked the seed stitch for two rows followed by a row with single crochets and chain spaces.

Then it’s finished with a pretty picot edging. And it’s the perfect blanket for both baby boys and girls.

The Yarn

I chose a baby yarn called Snuggly Wuggly Big! by Loops and Threads. It’s a #3 acrylic baby yarn. Other baby yarns in the same weight will work just as well.

Lion Brand Ice Cream and Bernat Baby Sport are two good alternatives.

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Seed Stitch Baby Blanket

Seed Stitch Baby Blanket

This baby blanket features a nice picot edging. It's perfect for both baby boys and girls.
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  • Yarn: Snuggly Wuggly Big! By Loops and Threads 1 14oz/396g ball, or any other Light Weight Baby yarn. (Cat 3) Basically any baby yarn will work just as well.
  • Crochet Hook: G/6-4.25MM
  • Other: Measuring Tape, Scissors, Yarn Needle.


  • Gauge: 4" over 15 sts and 15 rows.
  • Finished Size: 34"x34"


  • Bet = Between
  • Ch/Chs = Chain/Chains
  • Dc = Double Crochet
  • FO = Fasten Off
  • Hk = Hook
  • Lp/Lps = Loop/Loops
  • Rep = Repeat
  • Sc = Single Crochet
  • Sc2tog = Single Crochet 2 Stitches Together
  • Sk = Skip
  • Sl St = Slip Stitch
  • Sp/Sps = Space/Spaces
  • St/Sts = Stitch/Stitches

Special Stitch Instructions

  • Picot: Ch 2, sl st in top of dc.


  • On round 5, you need to skip an extra stitch at the end in order to maintain a correct stitch count.
  • Rows 1 and 2 are at an uneven number. Starting at row 3 all the way up to the last row you will have an even stitch number. This is brought back to an uneven number at the very last row by doing a decrease.


  • Ch 124,
  • Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hk and in each ch across; turn. (123 sts)
  • Row 2: Ch 1, sc in first sc, *ch 2, sk next sc, sc in next sc; rep from * across; turn. (61 ch-2 sps)
  • Row 3: Ch 1, sc in first sc, (sc, dc) in next ch-2 sp and into each ch-2 sp across, sc in last sc; turn. (124 sts)
  • Row 4: Ch 1, sc in first sc, *(sc, dc) in next dc, sk next sc; rep from * across to last sc, sc in last sc; turn. (124 sts)
  • Row 5: Ch 1, sc in first sc, *ch 2, sk next dc, sc in next sc; rep from * across to last 3 sts, ch 2, sk next 2 sts, sc in last sc; turn. (61 ch-2 sps)
  • Rows 6-122: Rep rows 3-5.
  • Row 123: Ch 1, sc2tog in first sc and in next ch-2 sp, sc in next sc, *1 sc in next ch-2 sp, sc in next sc; rep from * across; turn. (123 sts)


  • Rnd 1: Ch 1, *(sc, ch 3, sc) into corner st, [ch 3, sk next st, sc in next st] rep bet [ ] to corner st, ch 3; rep from * around; join with sl st to first sc.
  • Rnd 2: Sl st into first corner lp, ch 1, *(sc, dc, picot) twice into corner lp, (sc, dc, picot) in next lp and in each lp up to corner lp, then rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. FO.


  • For the washcloth I used Bernat Handicrafter cotton yarn and an H – 5.00mm hook. I started off with 16 chains and the finished measurement came out to 7" square. It's the perfect size for a baby washcloth or dishcloth.

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    1. I’m not sure how much of the big ball I used, but it comes in the following measurement: 1263 yd. / 1154 m, I would recommend buying this much to ensure you don’t run out.

  1. Sorry, I meant to add that i wanted to know how many stitches I would need. I wasn’t sure if it would be a multiple of 2
    o a multiple of 3. I think this stitch is so easy and pretty with rows of a couple of different colors. However, I get bored if
    they are that long. Please help. I’ve been crocheting since I was 14 yrs. old, first taught by a Scottish lady next door and my
    first project were men’s knitted socks. I got okay with it and when married we lived in Saskatchewan which is cold and I made all his
    socks. However, Later I did blankets and since I’m now 91 and still crochet every day. I also make granny 18 row blanket for
    the animal shelter. PetSmart gives a blanket to anyone who buys a cat. Thank you for liistening.

    1. I believe you start off with a multiple of 2 for the chains. With that said, 84 is a multiple of both 2 and 3, so you can’t go wrong with that number. :)

  2. This is a lovely pattern for a baby blanket and glad to have the multiple for different sizes. Thank you.
    With reference to the comments from Dorothy Craik: What an inspiration Dorothy is to be crocheting still at 91 years old and doing some for charity too. Hope I will be doing the same at that age in 20 years. Continued happy crocheting Dorothy. ?

  3. I love this pattern. It will work out with a multiple of 3 + 2 if you want to customize your size. Thanks Rhelena, for sharing.

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