Sleepytime Blanket
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Sleepytime Blanket


This soft and cozy blanket will comfort baby while taking a break from a busy day. This bulky yarn will work up quickly and is great to have on hand for showers and new arrivals.
Designed by Laura Gebhardt
Craft Time: varies
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • RED HEART® “Baby Clouds™”: 6 skeins 9351 Tutti-Frutti Multi
  • Crochet Hook: US N-15 [10mm]
  • Yarn Needle
 

Project Instructions

Step: 1

SIZE
Throw is 36-inches x 42-inches.


Step: 2

GAUGE
8 dc = 4-inches; 1 pattern repeat = 4½-inches. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the specified gauge.


Step: 3

SPECIAL ABBREVIATION
Cluster st: [Yarn over, draw up a loop, yarn over, pull through 2 loops] 5 times in same st, yarn over, draw through all 6 loops on hook.


Step: 4

THROW
Ch 71.


Step: 5

Row 1 (Wrong Side): Dc in 3rd ch from hook, dc in next 3 ch, *ch 2, dc in next 5 ch, skip next 2 ch, dc in next 5 ch; repeat from * to last 5 ch, ch 2, dc in last 5 ch.


Step: 6

Row 2: Ch 2, turn, skip first 3 dc, dc in next dc, ch 1, skip next dc, *(dc, ch 1, cluster st, ch 1, dc) in next ch-2 space, [ch 1, skip next dc, dc in next dc] twice, skip next 2 dc, [dc in next dc, ch 1, skip next dc] twice; repeat from * to last ch-2 space, (dc, ch 1, cluster st, ch 1, dc) in last ch-2 space, ch 1, skip next dc, dc in next dc, ch 1, skip next 2 dc, dc in top of beginning ch.


Step: 7

Row 3: Ch 2, turn, skip first ch-1 space, [dc in next dc, dc in next ch-1 space] twice, ch 2, [dc in next ch-1 space, dc in next dc] twice,*dc in next ch-1 space, skip next 2 dc, dc in next ch-1 space, [dc in next dc, dc in next ch-1 space] twice, ch 2, [dc in next ch-1 space, dc in next dc] twice; repeat from * across, dc in top of beginning ch.


Step: 8

Row 4: Ch 2, turn, skip first 2 dc, dc in next 3 dc, *(dc, ch 1, cluster st, ch 1, dc) in next ch-2 space, dc in next 4 dc, skip next 2 dc, dc in next 4 dc; repeat from * to last ch-2 space, (dc, ch 1, cluster st, ch 1, dc) in ch-2 space, dc in next 3 dc, skip next dc, dc in top of beginning ch.


Step: 9

Row 5: Ch 2, turn, skip first 2 dc, dc in next 3 dc, dc in ch-1 space, *ch 2, dc in next ch-1 space and in next 4 dc, skip next 2 dc, dc in next 4 dc, dc in next ch-1 space; repeat from * to last ch-1 space, ch 2, dc in ch-1 space, dc in next 3 dc, skip next dc, dc in top of beginning ch 2.


Step: 10

Repeat Rows 2-5 for 8 times more then Rows 2-4 once.


Step: 11

Fasten off.


Step: 12

FINISHING
Weave in ends.


Tips

Mark the wrong side of your work with a stitch marker; it will make picking your work back up much easier.