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 as a sweater if you add sleeves.
Now you can make a darling baby set with these four patterns !!!
Crochet multiple of 8 + 7 chains for larger size. Change color every 2 rows. Carry up each color when it need, so no need to break the yarns, it will be covered up when crocheting border. I worked 3 sc rows around the blanket for border part. I added chart of the stitch pattern of the blanket to understand easily.
23.5” x 19.5” with border.
Materials (I used)
Smooth Worsted Super Soft Natural Silk Wool Fiber Baby Yarn (50g) bought from ebay
(15 WPI) fingering weight
- 2 skien of blue color. (Color A)
- 2 skien of pink color. (Color B)
- 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
sk = skip
beg = beginning
sl st = slip stitch
With (CA) ch 132 + 3 ( 16 x 8 + 7 = 135 )
Row 1: dc in 4th ch from hook, dc in next ch 2, * ch 3, sk one ch, sc in next ch 3, ch 3, sk one ch, dc in next ch 3 * repeat *to* across, dc in last st, Turn.
Row 2: ch 1, 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: With (CB) ch 3, 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, dc in beg ch 1, turn.
Row 4: ch 1, 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, sc in beg ch 3, turn.
Row 5 – 65: Repeat 3 and 4 rows alternatively with color A and B
Last row (66): ch 1 with same color you used in previous row, *sc in next 3 sts, ch 1, sk next ch 3, 3 dc in next ch-3 space, ch 1 * repeat *to* across, sc in beg ch 3.
Round 1: with color B
Round 2: with color A
Round 3 with color B again.
Round 4: With color B *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 in border to get an extra nice look. You can try it if you like. Very simple. Do not fasten off when you finished last row of the border. crochet *ch 3, sk one st and sl st to next st* repeat *to* across.