DIY Crocheted Baby Blanket

Keep your baby warm and cozy this winter with this DIY crocheted baby blanket.

| December 2017

Crochet One-Skein Wonders for Babies: 101 Projects for Infants and Toddlers (Storey Publishing, 2016), edited by Judith Durant and Edie Eckman offers 101 unique crochet projects using only one-skein of yarn. These projects include adorable baby clothing, toys, blankets, and accessories. These handmade baby items are quick and easy to make and will be treasured for a lifetime! The following excerpt is from Chapter 7, “Little Blankets and Sacks.”

First crochet the body, then pick up around the edges, double the stitch count, and voilà, you’ve got a ruffle. Worked in V-stitch, the flouncy edge is finished with another little edging.

Finished Measurements

Approximately 22"/56 cm by 29"/73.5 cm


• Yarn: Maple Creek Farm Sport Weight, 100 percent superwash merino wool, 770 yds (704 m)/8 oz (225 g), Periwinkle 2

• Crochet Hook: US H/8 (5 mm) or size needed to obtain correct gauge

• Gauge: 18 stitches and 18 rows = 4"/10 cm in body pattern before blocking

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