Tilia Baby Blanket - Free Crochet Pattern

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****The PDF version of this free pattern can be found in my shop by clicking here.****

The Tilia Baby Blanket was inspired by my daughter Tilia, who also happened to be surprise...surprise...The inspiration behind my business name Hooked On Tilly!

The drape this blanket has is AMAZING!

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This is a SUPER easy crochet pattern, like the perfect beginners project. All you need to know are the three most common crochet stitches: single crochet, half double crochet, and double crochet. We will be working this blanket using the sedge stitch (one of my personal favorites) This stitch not only works up beautifully but creates a unique texture and looks much more complicated than it really is.

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My favorite yarn to use for baby blanket is Yarnspirations Caron Simply Soft. They have SO MANY vibrant colors that have a wonderful glossy finish. After washing this yarn softens sooo much! If you guys haven't noticed by now, it's definitely one of my favorite big box store yarns. I'm actually working on a granny square blanket with a variety of Caron yarn (slowly... but hey I'll finish it one day).

Alright, let's get into the pattern!

 

Finished Measurement:

Approx. 30”x 29”

 

Materials:

 

Color 1 - Approx. 350 Yards Medium 4 yarn

Color 2 - Approx. 200 Yards Medium 4 yarn

Scissors

Yarn Needle

Measuring Tape

 

Stitches:

- Ch – Chain

- SC - Single Crochet

- SK - Skip

- HDC - Half Double Crochet

- DC - Double Crochet

- SL ST - Slip Stitch

 

Pattern:

Note: Switch between colors when pattern states Color 1 and Color 2.

Color 1

CH 110

R1- SC into 2nd ch from hook and across (109)

R2- Turn, (HDC, DC) into 2nd stitch from hook, *Sk2, (SC, HDC, DC) into next stitch, Repeat from * across until 2 stitches remain, Sk1, SC into last stitch.

R3-R15- Ch1, Turn, (HDC, DC) into first stitch, *Sk2, (SC, HDC, DC) into next stitch, Repeat from * across until 2 stitches remain, Sk1, SC into last stitch.

Color 2

R16-R22- Ch1, Turn, (HDC, DC) into first stitch, *Sk2, (SC, HDC, DC) into next stitch, Repeat from * across until 2 stitches remain, Sk1, SC into last stitch.

Color 1

R23-R36- Ch1, Turn, (HDC, DC) into first stitch, *Sk2, (SC, HDC, DC) into next stitch, Repeat from * across until 2 stitches remain, Sk1, SC into last stitch.

Color 2

R37-R43- Ch1, Turn, (HDC, DC) into first stitch, *Sk2, (SC, HDC, DC) into next stitch, Repeat from * across until 2 stitches remain, Sk1, SC into last stitch.

Color 1

R44-R57- Ch1, Turn, (HDC, DC) into first stitch, *Sk2, (SC, HDC, DC) into next stitch, Repeat from * across until 2 stitches remain, Sk1, SC into last stitch.

Color 2

R58-R64- Ch1, Turn, (HDC, DC) into first stitch, *Sk2, (SC, HDC, DC) into next stitch, Repeat from * across until 2 stitches remain, Sk1, SC into last stitch.

Color 1

R65-R78- Ch1, Turn, (HDC, DC) into first stitch, *Sk2, (SC, HDC, DC) into next stitch, Repeat from * across until 2 stitches remain, Sk1, SC into last stitch.

Color 2

R79- Ch1, Turn, SC across, 2SC in last stitch, Continue SC across side working into any available row space (Try to keep stitches even and taunt), 2SC in last stitch, SC across bottom, 2 SC in last stitch, SC across side, SL ST. SC around blanket one more time. (Stitch count will vary)

Fasten off, Weave in ends.

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