Crystal Palace Yarns
free crochet pattern
Deco-Ribbon Crocheted Baby
Blanket wr 016
measurements approx.: 32" x 35"
Designed and Crocheted by Vanessa Berkey
Crystal Palace Deco-Ribbon 70%/30%
acrylic/nylon 50 g/80 yds: 5 balls of Color A (#318-pale pink), 4 balls of Color
B (#316-pale blue)
Size P-16 US crochet hook or size to obtain correct gauge.
Gauge: 12 stitches and 11 rows over 4" in single
4 rows in pattern st = 2.5"
Note: gauge is not terribly
important in making this baby blanket.
Chain St: ch
Slip Stitch: sl st
Single Crochet: sc
Double Crochet: dc
Shell: work 3 dc in same st
With A, ch 76 + 3 (first dc)
Row 1: (right side): Shell in 5th ch from hook, skip next 2 ch, * shell
in next ch, skip next 2 ch *, rep from * to * across to within last ch, dc in
last ch (25 shells), turn.
Row 2: Ch 1, sc in first dc, ch 1, skip next dc, * sc in center dc of
next shell, ch 2; skip next 2 dc *, rep from * to * across to within last shell,
sc in center dc of last shell, ch 1, skip next dc, sc in last dc (27 sc), turn.
Row 3: Dc in first sc, skip next ch-1 space, * shell in next sc, skip
next ch-2 space *, rep from * to * across to within last 2 sts, skip next ch-1
space, dc in last sc (25 shells), turn.
Rows 4-44: Rep Rows 2-3 in the following color sequence: 1 more row A; *
4 rows B; 4 rows A *, rep from * to * 4 times. Fasten off.
Note: Always start with ch 3 instead of first dc
of row. End with 1 sl st in first sc at beg of rnd.
Rnd 1: With right side facing, join A in top right-hand corner, ch 1, sc
evenly around entire afghan, working 3 sc in each corner, sl st in first sc to
Rnds 2-4: Ch 1, sc in each sc around, working 3 sc in each corner, sl st
in first sc to join. Fasten off A, join B.
Rnds 5-6: With B, ch 1, sc in each sc around, working 3 sc in each
corner. Fasten off B.
Note: Depending on your tension, you may need to
adjust the number of sc worked into the rows for a smooth appearance. For a
larger blanket, add additional rows of border (this requires more Deco-Ribbon).
óDesigned by Vanessa Berkey for Crystal Palace Yarns
Copyright 2004 Crystal Palace Yarns/Straw Into Gold, Inc. - We
are happy to share this pattern with crocheters. The pattern may be
used for non-commercial personal or crochet/knitting guild use. It is not to be
used in any publication in print nor should it be reproduced in
electronic/digital format without permission. Knitting shops carrying CP
Yarns Deco-Ribbon are welcome to print and share this pattern with customers of our