Simply Peachy Baby Blanket
When you're new to crochet, big projects like afghans and blankets may seem too intimidating to try. However, thanks to extra easy crochet blanket patterns like the Simply Peachy Baby Blanket, even beginners can crochet a lovely baby afghan. This pattern uses fan-favorite Bernat Baby Blanket Yarn for an incredibly cuddly and soft blanket.
With a few basic stitches and a simple two-row repeat, this simple crochet baby blanket will work up in a flash. And since this super bulky yarn can be machine washed, it is as practical as it is pretty.
Crochet HookN/15 or 10 mm hook
Yarn Weight(6) Super Bulky/Super Chunky (4-11 stitches for 4 inches)
Crochet Gauge5 sc and 6 rows = 4" [10 cm].
Finished SizeApprox 34" [86.5 cm] wide x 36" [91.5 cm] long.
- Bernat® Baby Blanket™ (10.5 oz/300 g; 220 yds/201 m) Peachy (04510), 2 balls
- Size U.S. N/15 (10 mm) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge.
- Approx = Approximately
- Beg = Beginning
- Ch(s) = Chain(s)
- Pat = Pattern
- Rep = Repeat
- Rnd = Round
- Sc = Single crochet
- Sl st = Slip stitch
- Sp(s) = Space(s)
- St(s) = Stitch(es)
Chain (ch) 60.
1st row: 1 single crochet (sc) in 2nd ch from hook. *Ch 1. Skip next ch. 1 sc in next ch. Repeat (rep) from * to end of chain. Turn. 59 stitches (sts).
2nd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. 1 sc in next ch-1 space (sp). *Ch 1. Skip next sc. 1 sc in next ch-1 sp. Rep from * to last sc. 1 sc in last sc. Turn.
3rd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. *Ch 1. Skip next sc. 1 sc in next ch-1 sp. Rep from * to last 2 sc. Ch 1. Skip next sc. 1 sc in last sc. Turn. Rep 2nd and 3rd rows for pattern (pat) until work from beginning (beg) measures 35" [89 cm]. Do not fasten off.
Edging: 1st round (rnd): Ch 1. Work 1 rnd of sc evenly around outer edge of Blanket, working 3 sc in each corner. Join with slip stitch (sl st) to first sc. Fasten off.
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