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Crossed Double Crochet Baby Blanket Pattern

Looking for a soft baby gift? A gift that is soft but not too hard to make? This Crossed Double Crochet Baby Blanket Pattern will be a great project to try.

This chunky crochet blanket pattern only has 1 stitches, double crochet. You do a crossed double stitch. It is a great beginner blanket. This chunky double crochet baby blanket works up fast too.

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I was looking for my next project and wanted to make a soft chunky baby blanket with using Bernat Blanket Yarn baby dappled. I love the color of this Wandering Blue. It is a bulky gauge 6 yarn so the blanket will work up fast.

Bernat Blanket Yarn comes in lots of different color and it is easy to find. The yarn is super soft too.

The soft chunky yarn is great because you get lots colors without having to change colors.

There are lots of different colors of Bernat blanket yarn, perfect for a little boy or girl. Most you can easily scale up for a throw too.

The chunky yarn is a chenille style, so it is fuzzy. My little girl keeps wanting to rub her face against the blanket.

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How to Make a Crossed Double Crochet Baby Blanket Pattern using Bernat Blanket Yarn Dappled – Free PDF

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Crossed Double Crochet Baby Blanket Pattern – Bernat BabyBlanket Yarn – Dappled

Abbreviations – US Term

  • ch – chain
  • yo – yarn over
  • sc – single crochet
  • dc – double crochet

special stitch: crossed double crochet, crochet a double crochet like normal and then go back one stitch and do another double crochet to make an x.

Gauge: 3 rows x 8 double crochet stitches = 4 in x 4 in (10.1 cm)

Approx. size of baby blanket: 30 in x 36 in (76 cm x 91 cm)

Chain 65

You can make a larger or smaller blanket by using an a multiple of 3 +5 for the chain.

Row 1: double crochet in the 4h chain from the hook. Dc across to the end. Chain 4, turn.(chain will be dc and first chain)

Row 2:* skip 2 dc and dc in the 3rd. then go back one stitch and dc. Ch 1. *Repeat ** until the last 2 stitches  of row. Chain 1 skip 1 stitch and dc in 2nd stitch. Chain 3, turn.

Row 3: dc across. Chain 4, turn.

Repeat row 2 -3 until you have 33 rows

Knot, cut end and weave ends with a tapestry needle.

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Free Printable Crossed Double Crochet Baby Blanket Pattern – Bernat Baby Blanket Yarn Dappled

Crossed Double Crochet Baby Blanket Pattern

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Materials

  • Scissors
  • tapestry needle
  • N, 9 mm crochet hook
  • 2– 10.5 cakes of Bernat Baby Blanket Yarn Dappled– Wandering Blue or any super bulky gauge 6 yarn (220 yd)

Instructions

Abbreviations – US Term

ch – chain

yo – yarn over

sc – single crochet

dc – double crochet

special stitch: crossed double crochet, crochet a double crochet like normal and then go back one stitch and do another double crochet to make an x.

Gauge: 3 rows x 8 double crochet stitches = 4 in x 4 in (10.1 cm)

Approx. 30 in x 36 in (76 cm x 91 cm)

Chain 65

You can make a larger or smaller blanket by using an a multiple of 3 +5 for the chain.

Row 1: double crochet in the 4h chain from the hook. Dc across to the end. Chain 4, turn.(chain will be dc and first chain)

Row 2:* skip 2 dc and dc in the 3rd. then go back one stitch and dc. Ch 1. *Repeat ** until the last 2 stitches  of row. Chain 1 skip 1 stitch and dc in 2nd stitch. Chain 3, turn.

Row 3: dc across. Chain 4, turn.

Repeat row 2 -3 until you have 33 rows

Knot, cut end and weave ends with a tapestry needle.

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American Standard Baby Blanket Sizes Crochet

  • Lovey: 14 in x 14 in – great for cuddling (35.56 cm)
  • Large Lovey: 20 in x 20 in – great for cuddling and covering a newborn in the car seat (50.8 cm)
  • Preemie Blanket: 18 in x 18 in (45.72 cm)
  • Receiving Blanket: 30 in x 30 in – a great size for a newborn (76.2 cm)
  • Baby Blanket: 29 in x 35 in – a great size for a new baby with room to grow (73.66 cm x 88.9 cm)
  • Swaddling Blanket: 40 in x 40 in- for wrapping a newborn up tight usually made of gauze or flannel (101.6 cm) but a lightweight yarn would work
  • Crib: 45 in x 60 in (114.3 cm x 152.4 cm) – a great blanket size for growing into, toddlers, or a throw for older children

Of course, these sizes are just standard blanket sizes and you wan make them to fix your needs and size. My size choice also depends on how much yarn I have left and the repeat of the pattern.

I hope this helps you decide what size of baby blanket to crochet.

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A classic white and navy blue color combo, made with super soft Bernat Blanket Yarn. There are rows of large bobbles that make rows of puffy white clouds in this chunky baby blanket.

I love the texture of the navy border using front and back post stitches. Change to pink and it would make a perfect gift for a little girl.

Ocean Stripes Double Crochet Bernat Yarn Baby Blanket Pattern 

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A simple bulky Bernat yarn blanket using ocean, a pretty multicolored yarn. This pretty chunky crochet baby blanket pattern uses just 2 easy stitches so it would be great for your first project using Bernat Blanket Yarn.

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