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Simply Stripes Baby Blanket

If you’re looking for something easy, yet cozy, then this simply stripes baby blanket is just what you need. Although a bit time consuming, it’s a mindless pattern once you get going on it.

Simple Stripes Baby Blanket ~ FREE Crochet Pattern
Simply Stripes Baby Blanket ~ FREE Crochet Pattern

This crochet baby blanket is crocheted in a nice solid stitch using a worsted weight yarn. It’s great for covering the little ones up while sleeping, or for playing on the floor as you see pictured.

For this blanket, I chose a grey, blue and white color combination for a little boy. But for a girl you could substitute a light pink for the blue and have it look just as pretty as this one.

And since there is no stitch pattern, you can crochet this to any size you want; one for baby and one for yourself!

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Stitches Used

For this baby blanket crochet pattern I used the extended single crochet stitch. The stitch is not only super easy to make, but it looks nice on both sides of the fabric when worked in rows as done here.

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Simple Stripes Baby Blanket ~ FREE Crochet Pattern

Simply Stripes Baby Blanket

The simply stripes crochet baby blanket pattern is worked up in three colors to make it easy to match your baby.
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Materials

  • Yarn: Red Heart Super Saver (Worsted Weight (#4), 100% acrylic, 7 oz/198g – 364 yds/333m) – 3 Colors
  • Crochet Hook: H/8-5.00mm
  • Other: Measuring Tape, Scissors, Yarn Needle.

Measurements

  • Gauge: 10 sts = 3" and 11 rows = 3.5"
  • Finished Size: Approximately 30" by 30"

Abbreviations

Special Stitch Instructions

  • Extended Single Crochet (ESC): Insert hook in stitch indicated, yarn over and pull up a loop, yarn over and pull through one loop, yarn over and pull through both loops on hook.

Notes

  • Change to new color at last yarn over of last stitch in each row.
  • Fasten Off CA and CC after each row.
  • Carry CB up at each row.

Instructions

  • With CA, Ch 101 (or any number to get the width you need),
  • Row 1: Esc in 2nd ch from hook and into each ch across. Turn. [100 sts]
  • Row 2: With CB, ch 1, esc in first st and into each st across. Turn. [100 sts]
  • Row 3: With CA, rep row 2.
  • Row 4: With CC, rep row 2.
  • Row 5: With CB, rep row 2.
  • Row 6: With CC, rep row 2.
  • Row 7: With CA, rep row 2.
  • Row 8: With CB, rep row 2.
  • Row 9: With CA, rep row 2.
  • Rows 10-93: Rep Rows 4-9 until you have reached a desired length.

Edging

  • With CC, Ch 1, esc evenly around working 3 esc in each corner. Fasten Off.

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And be sure to check out the collection of crochet baby blankets on CPB.

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