Road Trip Baby Blanket
Bring this Road Trip Baby Blanket with you leave the house. This free crochet afghan pattern is great for comforting your sleeping baby any time you are on-the-go. It's made using super bulky (and super soft) yarn, so it works up quickly. It's perfect for long road trips, plane rides, or just errands around town. Babies will love snuggling with this soft and cuddly blanket. Choose any color Red Heart Snuggle Bunny yarn you want for this easy crochet pattern.
Crochet HookP/16 or 11.5 mm hook
Yarn Weight(6) Super Bulky/Super Chunky (4-11 stitches for 4 inches)
Crochet Gauge6 dc = 4”; 8 rows = 5”.
CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.
Finished SizeBlanket measures 30” x 30” (76 cm x 76 cm)
- RED HEART® Snuggle Bunny™: 4 balls 9802 Bluebird A and 3 balls 9010 Cottontail B
- Susan Bates® Crochet Hook: 11.5 mm [US P-16]
4-dc Cl (4 double crochet cluster) Yarn over, insert hook in indicated stitch, yarn over and draw up a loop, yarn over and draw through 2 loops on hook; [yarn over, insert hook in same stitch, yarn over and draw up a loop, yarn over and draw through 2 loops on hook] 3 times, yarn over and draw through all 5 loops on hook, ch 1 to close cluster.
sc2tog (single crochet 2 stitches together) [Insert hook in next stitch, yarn over and draw up a loop] twice, yarn over and draw through all 3 loops on hook.
To change color, work last stitch of old color to last yarn over. Yarn over with new color and draw through all loops on hook to complete stitch. Proceed with new color. Carry old color loosely up side of piece until next needed.
With A, ch 51.
Row 1: Dc in 4th ch from hook and each remaining ch across – 49 sts.
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across, changing to B in last st.
Row 3: Ch 1, turn, sc in next 8 sts, 4-dc Cl in next st, [sc in next 7 sts, 4-dc Cl in next st] 4 times, sc in next 8 sts.
Row 4: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across, changing to A in last st.
Row 5: Ch 3 (counts as first dc here and throughout), turn, dc in next st and in each remaining st across.
Row 6: Repeat Row 2.
Row 7: Ch 1, turn, sc in next 4 sts, 4-dc Cl in next st, [sc in next 7 sts, 4-dc Cl in next st] 5 times, sc in last 4 sts.
Row 8: Repeat Row 4.
Row 9: Repeat Row 5.
Rows 10-33: Repeat Rows 2-9, 3 times.
Rows 34-38: Repeat Rows 2-6.
Join A with sc in any stitch, sc evenly around entire blanket, working 4 sc in each corner and working over carried sections of yarn along side.
Weave in ends.
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