One Pound Baby Blanket
This super-easy, super-quick crochet pattern results in a great low-cost, hand-made blankie. This just may become your go-to pattern for your baby shower and charity stitching, too.
Designed by Marilyn Losee
- Caron International's One Pound (100% acrylic): 1 skein #513 Soft Pink
- Crochet Hooks:
size US K-10.5 (6.5mm), or size to obtain gauge
One size J-10 (6mm) (for picot edging only).
- Yarn Needle
Blanket measures approximately 34-inches/86.5cm wide x 35-inches/89cm long.
In pattern, 11 sts and 8 rows = 4-inches/10cm.
Chain (ch), double crochet (dc), single crochet (sc), sl st (slip stitch).
With larger hook, ch 94.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each remaining ch across, turn93 sc.
Row 2: Ch 2 (does not count as a st), *sk next st, dc in next st, dc in skipped st; repeat from * across to last st, dc in last st, turn.
Row 3: Ch 1, sc in each st across (do not work into the turning ch), turn.
Repeat last 2 rows 33 times. Do not turn at end of last row and do not fasten off.
Edging: Working in ends of rows across side of blanket, 3 sc in corner, work sc evenly spaced across side edge, 3 sc in corner, working across opposite side of foundation ch, sc in each ch across, 3 sc in corner, working in ends of rows across other side of blanket, work sc evenly spaced across side edge, 3 sc in corner; sl st in first sc of last row of blanket.
Change to smaller hook.
Picot Edging: Ch 1, (sc, ch 1, sc) in same st as last sl st made (picot made), sk next st, *(sc, ch 1, sc) in next st, sk next st; repeat from * around; join with sl st in first sc. Fasten off.
Using yarn needle, weave in ends.
Use photo as a guide and follow manufacturer’s instructions for all products used.
At one skein per blanket, you can create lots of love for lots of little ones.