Sugar Candy Stripes Crochet Baby Blanket Pattern by Crochet For You
This is the last and 4th pattern of Sugar Candy Stripes theme I shared with you. The series started with a newborn baby hat and then baby booties. The most popular pattern was the baby dress or it can be called a sweater if you add sleeves.
Now you can make a darling baby set with these four patterns !!!
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Skill level easy
- 23. 5 x 19.5” with border (pattern can be adjusted to any size)
Materials (I used)
Smooth Worsted Super Soft Natural Silk Wool Fiber Baby Yarn (50g) bought from ebay (15 WPI)
- 2 skeins of blue color. (CA)
- 2 skeins of pink color. (CB)
- 3.25 mm crochet hook.
- 22 dc and 9 rows = 4” with 3.25 mm crochet hook.
- ch = chain
- sc = single crochet
- dc = double crochet
- ch-sp = chain space
- sk = skip
- beg = beginning
- sl st = slip stitch
- (CA) = Color A
- (CB) = Color B
- Crochet multiple of 8 + 7 chains for a larger size.
- Change the colors after every 2 rows.
- Carry up each color when it needs, so no need to break the yarns, it will be covered up after crocheting border.
- I worked 3 rounds of single crochet for the border part.
- I added the chart of the stitch pattern of the blanket to understand easily.
- Beg ch count as st.
Sugar Candy Stripes: Crochet Baby Blanket Pattern
Crochet multiple of 8 + 7 (128 + 7 = 135), ch 135 with (CA).
Row 1: dc in 4th ch from hook, dc in next ch 2, * ch 3, sk next ch, sc in next ch 3, ch 3, sk next ch, dc in next ch 3* repeat * to* across, dc in last st, turn.
Row 2: ch 1 (count as st), sc in 2nd dc, * ch 3, sk one dc, sc in next dc, ch 3, sk next ch 3 and one sc, 3 dc in next sc, ch 3, sc in next dc * repeat *to* across, sc in beg ch 3 top, turn.
Row 3: (CB) ch 3 (count as st), 3 dc in first ch-3 space, * ch 3, sc in next dc, ch 3, sk one dc, sc in next dc, ch 3, sk next ch 3, 3 dc in next ch-3 space * repeat *to* across, after crocheting last 3 dc, dc in beg ch, turn.
Row 4: ch 1(count as st), sc in 2nd dc, * ch 3, sk one dc, sc in next dc, ch 3, sk next ch 3, 3 dc in next ch-3 space, ch 3, sc in next dc * repeat *to* across, after crocheting last sc, sc in beg ch 3 top, turn.
Row 5 to 65: repeat 3 and 4 rows alternatively by changing colors after every 2 rows.
Last row (66): ch 1 with the same color you used in the previous row, *sc in next 3 dc, ch 1, sk next ch 3, 3 dc in next ch-3 space, ch 1 * repeat *to* across, sc in beg ch 3.
Border (work in rounds)
- Crochet sc around evenly.
- 3 sc in each corner st.
- When you start to crocheting on sides of the blanket, work 2 sc in 1 side-dc, however, if it going to be tighter, you can add extra st in after 2 or 3 sts.
- sl st to first st.
Round 2 to 3: ch 1, sc in each st around except 4 corner sts, 3 sc in each corner sts, sl st to first st.
After crocheting 3 sc rows, I crocheted slip st round too.
Round 4: *insert the hook in next st pull up a loop through the work and the loop on the hook at once* repeat *to* around. Fasten off and weave the end.
I have done another round for the border part to get an extra pretty look. You can try it if you like. It’s very simple. Do not fasten off when you finished the last row of the border. Crochet *ch 3, sk one st and sl st to next st* repeat *to* across. Fasten off and weave the ends.
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