The Go To Crochet Baby Shower Blanket is a quick crochet blanket project. This baby blanket is sure to make your gift the hit of the shower. The baby blanket can be made in any color so it works for boys, girl, and gender neutral.
Anytime I need a fast project I grab my ombre yarn and use this stitch pattern and I have a project that will be perfect for baby and transitions great for the toddler.
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GO TO CROCHET BABY SHOWER BLANKET
40.5” [102.9 cm] wide by 40.5” [102.9 cm] long Blocked
8 sts in pattern and 7 rows = 4” [10 cm]; use any size hook to obtain the gauge.
Red Heart Super Saver Ombre (100% acrylic, 482 yds / 440 m, 10 oz/ 283 g, CYCA4 X worsted)
Color A: # Spearmint , 2 balls
Color B: # Violet, 2 balls
Size K (6.5 mm) or any size hook to obtain the gauge.
*in the video Marly used a 8mm hook to better show the stitches; choose a hook size that works for you.
Tapestry needle, Stitch Marker, pom pom maker (optional)
Approx – Approximately
Beg – Beginning
Ch – Chain(s)
Cont – Continue(ity)
Dc – Double Crochet
PM – Place Marker
RS – Right Side
Sc – Single Crochet
Sp(s) – Space(s)
St(s) – Stitch(es)
Stacked Dc – Stacked Double Crochet
WS – Wrong Side
Stacked Double Crochet (Stacked Dc): (Do not ch 1 prior to making the first sc) Sc in first stitch, insert hook in between two legs of the base, yarn over and pull up a loop, yarn over and draw through 2 loops on hook.
- Hold two strands of yarn together throughout. 1 strand of color A and 1 strand of color B.
- Start with the darkest shade of color A, and the lightest shade of color B.
- When changing to new balls of yarn start off where you left off to continue the ombre look.
- If you want to change the size of the blanket, chain an even number and work an odd number of stitches that works for the size and gauge you want.
GO TO CROCHET BABY SHOWER BLANKET PATTERN
Hold two strands of yarn together (1 strand from color A and 1 strand from color B)
Row 1 (RS): Sc in 2nd ch from hook, *dc in next ch, sc in next ch; repeat from * to end, turn — 75 sts.
Row 2 (WS): Stacked Dc in first sc, sc in next dc, *dc in next sc, sc in next dc; repeat from * to last stitch, dc in last sc, turn.
Row 3 (RS) : Sc in first dc, *dc in next sc, sc in next dc; repeat from * to end, turn.
Repeat rows 2 and 3 until piece measures approx. square.
Fasten off, weave in all ends.
Make 4 pom poms and attach to the four corners of the blanket for a little something extra.