Baby Blanket and Hat
I designed this set for a friend’s baby boy, Levi. It was so special to make this for him!
I chose the yarn brand and Levi’s mom chose the colors (so ALL props go to her for the amazing color combo!). We live in different states so I was in my local yarn shop texting her photos until we found the perfect shades.
This yarn is incredible. It’s Cascade Yarn’s Superwash wool in sport weight. It is so soft and cuddly – perfect to wrap around a new baby.
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Newborn Hat and Blanket
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Hook: Size (I-9) 5.5 mm
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Gauge: 6 V-sts and 8 rows = 4” as pattern repeats
Completed Dimensions: 29 x 35”
Skill level: Easy
Necessary Skills: basic stitches, repetitive stitch patterns, simple color changes
Baby Blanket and Hat Abbreviations:
[ ] – work instructions within brackets as many times as directed
( ) – additional instructions and/or stitches to work
CA – Charcoal
CB – Lake Chelan Healther
sc— single crochet
dc— double crochet
hdc–half double crochet
FPsc – front post single crochet
sl st— slip stitch
sp – space
V-st – double crochet V stitch
Special Stitch: Small V-st. This stitch is skinnier than a traditional V-st. To complete: 2 dc in next st space (between the 2-dc st-sp in the V-st from the previous row). (One V-st complete)
With CA, ch 91.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in ea st across. (90 sc)
Row 2: Ch 3, turn, [2 dc in next st, sk 1 st] across, dc in last st. (90 dc)
Row 3: Ch 3, turn [V-st in next V-st st-sp] across, dc in last st. (44 V-st)
Rows 4 – 7: Rep row 3.
Rows 8 – 58: With CB, rep row 3.
Rows 59 – 64: With CA, rep row 3, do not finish off.
With CA, [3 sc in 1st corner, sc evenly along row ends, 3 sc in 2nd corner, sc in ea ea st across, 3 sc in 3rd corner, sc evenly along row ends, 3 sc in 4th corner, sc in ea st across] 6 xs around entire blanket. (6 rows of edging total)
Sl st 3 xs, finish off.
Newborn Hat Pattern
Rnd 1: With CB, ch 3, 10 dc in 1st ch. (10 dc)
Rnd 2: 2 dc in 1st dc and in ea st around. (20 dc)
Rnd 3: 2 dc in ea st around. (40 dc)
Rnds 4 – 8: Hdc in ea st around. (40 hdc)
Rnds 9 – 12: With CA, sc in ea st around. (40 sc)
Rnd 13: With CB, sc in ea st around. (40 sc)
Rnds 14 – 15: With CA, sc in ea st around. (40 sc)
Rnds 16 – 19: With CB, [sc in next st, FPsc in next st] around. (40 sts)
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