Free Crochet Pattern: Baby Blanket

Baby Blanket by Jennifer

I recently posted a pattern for a simple granny square, and this baby blanket starts with that exact pattern and continues on, as if it were one large granny square.

Here is the pattern:

Supplies

  • 3 Skeins Vanna’s Choice® in White
  • 2 Skeins Vanna’s Choice® in Terracotta
  • 2 Skeins Vanna’s Choice® in Dusty Green
  • Size F Crochet Hook

Directions

Dusty Green

Ch 6, sl st to first ch to form loop.

Row 1: Ch 3 (this acts as your first dc), 2 dc in loop, ch 2, 3 dc in loop, ch 2, 3 dc in loop, ch 2, 3 dc in loop, ch 2, sl st to ch 3 to join.

Row 2: Ch 3 and turn, 2 dc in corner, ch 2, 3 dc, ch 1, * 3 dc in corner, ch 2, 3 dc, ch 1, rep from * all the way around, sl st to ch 3 to join.

Row 3: Ch 3 and turn, 2 dc, ch 1, * 3 dc in corner, ch 2, 3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc, ch 1, rep from * all the way around, sl st to ch 3 to join.

Row 4: Ch 3 and turn, 2 dc, ch 1, * 3 dc in corner, ch 2, 3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc, ch 1, rep from * all the way around, sl st to ch 3 to join.

Change to White

Row 5: Ch 3 and turn, 2 dc, ch 1, * 3 dc in corner, ch 2, 3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc, ch 1, rep from * all the way around, sl st to ch 3 to join.

Row 6: Ch 3 and turn, 2 dc, ch 1, * 3 dc in corner, ch 2, 3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc, ch 1, rep from * all the way around, sl st to ch 3 to join.

Change to Terracotta

Row 7: Ch 3 and turn, 2 dc, ch 1, * 3 dc in corner, ch 2, 3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc, ch 1, rep from * all the way around, sl st to ch 3 to join.

Row 8: Ch 3 and turn, 2 dc, ch 1, * 3 dc in corner, ch 2, (3 dc, ch 1)x7, rep from * all the way around, sl st to ch 3 to join.

Row 9: Ch 3 and turn, 2 dc, ch 1, * 3 dc in corner, ch 2, (3 dc, ch 1)x8, rep from * all the way around, sl st to ch 3 to join.

Row 10: Ch 3 and turn, 2 dc, ch 1, * 3 dc in corner, ch 2, (3 dc, ch 1)x9, rep from * all the way around, sl st to ch 3 to join.

Change to White

Row 11: Ch 3 and turn, 2 dc, ch 1, * 3 dc in corner, ch 2, (3 dc, ch 1)x10, rep from * all the way around, sl st to ch 3 to join.

Row 12: Ch 3 and turn, 2 dc, ch 1, * 3 dc in corner, ch 2, (3 dc, ch 1)x11, rep from * all the way around, sl st to ch 3 to join.

Continue following the pattern, adding one double crochet + one chain on each side for each row, until the next to the last row:

Rows 13-16 – Green

Rows 17-18 – White

Rows 19-22 – Terracotta

Rows 23-24 – White

Rows 25-28 – Green

Rows 29-30 – White

Row 31: Ch 3 and turn, 2 dc, ch 1, * 3 dc in corner, ch 2, dc the entire edge until you reach the next corner, rep from * all the way around, sl st to ch 3 to join. tie off.

Baby Blanket by Jennifer

Abbreviations:

  • st(s) – stitch(es)
  • sl st – slip stitch
  • ch – chain stitch
  • sc – single crochet
  • dc – double crochet
  • rep – repeat

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