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I love the lacy heirloom look for a baby blanket. This one gives you just that and is super simple to make!
A little over a year ago I celebrated a new niece in the family. After finding out about her upcoming arrival, I set to work in designing a simple, yet elegant baby blanket for her.
I picked up some super soft Bernat Satin yarn and paired it with a larger crochet hook. I opted to use a simple stitch (that I love!), but worked in the worsted weight yarn with the larger hook, it gives the blanket a lacy look. The result is a blanket with beautiful, subtle texture, great drape, and a light airy feel. It is not a heavy blanket and works up very quickly! It’s great for a last minute baby shower gift.
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Skill Level: Easy
Finished Size: 26 x 26 inches
Gauge: 12 hdc x 8 hdc = 4 inches
Yarn: Bernat Satin™ (100% Acrylic; 200yds/3.5 oz/182 m/100 g); Medium/Worsted weight. 2 balls silk (#04007).
Hook: Size N/15 (10 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
Notions: Yarn Needle.
Stitches and Abbreviations:
Rpt – repeat
Ch – chain
Sc – Single Crochet
Hdc – Half double crochet
Sl st – slip stitch
– Pattern is written in American English terms.
– Ch 1 at beg of rnd does not count as hdc.
– Weave in ends as needed.
– How to work in the “3rd Loop” of hdc: Please see the free video tutorial below!
Row 1: Ch 1, hdc in the second ch from hook and in each ch across. Turn (54 hdc).
Row 2: Ch 1, hdc in each st across. Turn.
Repeat last row until work from the beginning measures 25 inches (approximately 40 rows).
Do not fasten off.
(Edge is worked in rounds)
Rnd 1: Ch 1, 3 hdc in the corner st, 38 hdc spaced evenly along 1st side, 3 hdc in corner st, 1 hdc in each st across bottom, 3 hdc in corner st, 38 hdc evenly along 3rd side, 3 hdc in corner st, 1 hdc in each st across top. Join with a sl st in the 3rd loop (See notes) of first hdc.
Rnd 2: Ch 1, working in the 3rd loop of each hdc around, hdc in each st around making 3 hdc in each corner st. Join with a sl st in the 3rd loop only of first hdc.
Repeat Rnd 2 one time, joining with a sl st in first hdc.
Fasten off. Weave in ends.
Crochet something beautiful today!