I made this blanket for my sweet niece and wanted to share the tutorial with you, so you can make one too! The finished size is approximately 36″ by 36″. I hope you enjoy it!
Light weight yarns in
Ribbon (3/8-inch width) – 1 spool
Note: You can use any kind of yarn of your preference, with corresponding hook size, but the finished size of the blanket will vary.
Blanket Body (Heather Grey):
Foundation Row: Ch 137
Row 1: 3dc in 5th ch from hook, skip 3ch, 1sc in next. *Ch3, 3dc in same ch as last sc, skip 3ch, 1sc in next ch.* Repeat * to end. Turn.
Row 2: Ch4, 1sc into ch-3 sp from prev row. *Ch3, 3dc in same ch sp as last sc, skip [1sc, 3dc from prev row], 1sc in next ch-3 sp.* Repeat from * working last sc under ch-4 from prev row. Turn.
Row 3 & Beyond: Repeat Row 2 in every subsequent row until you have a square body. Do not tie off. Continue on to create border with same color.
Start at the top of the blanket. This next step is to straighten the top row in preparation of creating the border.
Ch4, 1sc into first peak, ch4, 1sc at next peak. Repeat to end of row. Turn.
Row 1 Border: Ch3, 3dc in first ch-4 sp, *4dc in next ch-4 sp.* Rep * in all following ch-4 space to end of row. 3dc into single corner space, then repeat 4dc in all following spaces. Sl st to beg. Tie off, trim, weave in ends.
Blanket Border – Edging:
Change to Baby Blue – The edging consists of traditional crochet scallops, finished with a pretty bow.
Row 2 Border: 1sc in every st all around. Sl st into beg sc.
Row 3 Border: *Skip 1 st, 5dc in next st, skip 1 st, sl st in next.* (1 complete scallop) Repeat * all around. Sl st into beg sl st. Tie off, trim, and weave in ends.
FINISH: Starting from one corner, attach ribbon to Row 1 Border by weaving ribbon through every 5th dc all around. Tie a pretty bow where ends meet. Trim off ends. You’re finished! 😊✨
Have you tried this pattern? Let me know what you think!
Thanks for stopping in today! I hope you enjoyed this pattern! Make it a beautiful day!