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Granny Square Picnic Blanket Crochet Pattern

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The Granny Square Kid’s picnic blanket is just the pattern to create a cute, snuggly blanket that you can use so many ways. #crochetblanket #crochetbabyblanket #crochetpattern #crochetlove #crochetaddict

Granny Square Picnic Blanket Crochet Pattern

The Crochet Granny Square Kid’s picnic blanket is just the pattern to create a cute, snuggly blanket that you can use so many ways. Toss it over the back of an armchair for decorative purposes, bring it out for a picnic, or, like the name says – give it to your kids. This also makes an attractive and versatile crochet baby blanket.

You make this easy crochet pattern by working in squares, which makes it a fun project to take with you on the go. You don’t have to carry the whole blanket with you but can carry it in squares until you’re ready to work all the squares together into the finished project.

We chose a vibrant pop of orange that’s muted by the creamy white tones weaved in with the other squares. Get bold with your yarn color choices, or just pick your favorite colors and stick to them.

We can’t wait until you crochet this blanket. The process of making the blanket is a blast, and we want to share the excitement with you.

The Granny Square Kid’s picnic blanket is just the pattern to create a cute, snuggly blanket that you can use so many ways. #crochetblanket #crochetbabyblanket #crochetpattern #crochetlove #crochetaddict

Granny Square Blanket Crochet Pattern

SKILL LEVEL: Beginner

MATERIALS:

Hook: I/9/5.5mm 

Yarn: Berroco comfort DK weight yarn

Chalk: 720 yds

Barley: 540 yds

Kids Orange: 350 

Tools: Scissors, tapestry needle

ABBREVIATIONS:

st = stitch

ch = chain

sl = slip stitch

sp = space

dc= double crochet

SPECIAL INFORMATION: Each square should be 5” across, but gauge is not critical . 

FINISHED SIZE: 38” square

The Granny Square Kid’s picnic blanket is just the pattern to create a cute, snuggly blanket that you can use so many ways. #crochetblanket #crochetbabyblanket #crochetpattern #crochetlove #crochetaddict

PATTERN:

Square

Make 12 squares in Barley, 12 in Kids Orange, and 25 in Chalk. 

Ch 4, sl st to 1st ch to form a ring. 

Rnd 1: Ch 2 (counts as dc), 2 dc in ring, [ch 2, 3 dc] 3 times. Ch 2, sl st to join. 4 3-dc groups, 4 ch-2 corners

Rnd 2: Sl st across to ch-2 sp, ch 2 (counts as first dc), (2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in same sp. [Ch 1, (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in ch-2 sp] 3 times, ch 1, sl st to join. 8 3-dc groups,4 ch-1 sps, 4 ch-2 corners

Rnd 3: Sl st across to ch-2 sp, ch 2 (counts as first dc), (2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in same sp. [Ch 1, 3 dc in ch-1 sp, ch 1, (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next ch-2 sp] 3 times. Ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, sl st to join. 12 3-dc groups, 8 ch-1 sps, 4 ch-2 corners

Rnds 4 and 5: Sl st across to ch-2 sp, ch 2 (counts as first dc), (2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in same sp. *[Ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 sp] across to next corner, ch 1, (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next ch-2 sp. Repeat from * 2 times. [Ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 sp] across to first corner, ch 1, sl st to join. 20 3-dc groups, 16 ch-1 sps, 4 ch-2 corners

Fasten off.

Arrange in the following order

1- Chalk 

2- Barley 

3- Kids Orange

 

1 2 1 2 1 2 1
3 1 3 1 3 1 3
1 2 1 2 1 2 1
3 1 3 1 3 1 3
1 2 1 2 1 2 1
3 1 3 1 3 1 3
1 2 1 2 1 2 1

 

Facing the right sides of the squares together, whip st all squares together and weave ends. 

Edging

Rnd 1: Attach barley to any ch-1 sp on blanket edge. Ch 2 (counts as dc), dc in each st and ch-1 sp around, working 3 dc in each ch-2 sp. Join with sl st. 

Rnd 2: Ch 2, dc in each st around, working 3 dc into each corner st. Join with sl st. Weave in the ends. 

The Granny Square Kid’s picnic blanket is just the pattern to create a cute, snuggly blanket that you can use so many ways. #crochetblanket #crochetbabyblanket #crochetpattern #crochetlove #crochetaddict

Did you give your crochet granny square blanket as a gift or keep it for yourself? Did you use a color combination that you’re particularly proud of? Crocheting new projects brings us joy, and we hope making this blanket brought you joy, too.

Looking for more great crochet patterns: Easy Done in a Day Baby BlanketRound Crochet Bag with TasselTea TowelAligned Cobble Stitch Fingerless GlovesAligned Cobble Anytime TotePrimrose Baby Blanket

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Primrose Baby Blanket Crochet Pattern

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This primrose baby blanket crochet pattern uses simple basic crochet stitches and gives you a lovely repeating subtle texture. This striping pattern is easy to customize with any color you'd like. #crochetpattern #crochetbabyblanket #crochetblanket #crochetgift #crochetaddict #crochetlovePrimrose Baby Blanket Crochet Pattern

Do you have a little one on the way? Perhaps you’ve got a baby shower coming up? If so, this may be the perfect handmade gift. I’m here with my newest baby blanket crochet pattern – this time I’m using the very pretty crochet primrose stitch. 

If you want to learn how to crochet an easy baby blanket, look no further. This pattern uses simple basic crochet stitches and gives you a lovely repeating subtle texture.

This striped crochet pattern is easy to customize with any color you’d like – I went with this fun Neopolitan color scheme this time and love it!

With a simple 2 row repeat of just 2 basic crochet stitches, you can have a beautiful blanket for gift-giving done in a day or two!

Make up this easy crochet blanket and wrap up your bundle of joy. You really can’t go wrong, and it always helps to have extra blankets around – especially with little ones. Your crochet baby blanket will be cherished for years to come.

Make a note, this easy crochet baby blanket pattern is free and suitable for beginners.

SKILL LEVEL: EASY

MATERIALS:

Hook: K/6.50mm

Yarn: Bulky Size 5 Yarn – 3 skeins Cascade 128 Superwash – Ecru, 1 skein Cascade 128 Superwash – Tutu, 1 skein Cascade 128 Superwash – Rosebud, 1 skein Cascade 128 Superwash – Tuffet

Tools: Darning Needle & Scissors

ABBREVIATIONS:

st = stitch

ch = chain

dc = double crochet

hdc = half double crochet

SPECIAL STITCH: Primrose stitch. See the tutorial here. If you’d like to make this blanket larger or smaller, the multiple is 3 + 2.

FINISHED SIZE: Approx. 28” x 28”

PATTERN:

Chain 92

Row 1: Starting in the 3rd chain from the hook, [sc, ch2, sc] into the chain, *skip the next 2 chains and in the 3rd chain [sc, ch2, sc]*, repeat * to * until the end of the row. You’ll end up with 2 chains left and in the last chain, end with a hdc. Turn.

Row 2: Ch 3, 3dc into the 2 chain space from the row below, *skip until the next 2 chain space and add 3dc into the 2 chain space*, repeat * to * until the end of the row ending with a dc in the top of the ch 3 turning chain from the end of the previous row. Turn.

Row 3: Ch 2, [sc, ch2, sc] into the 3rd stitch (the center double crochet in the shell from the previous row), *skip the next 2 stitches and in the 3rd stitch (the center double crochet) [sc, ch2, sc]*,  repeat * to * until the end of the row, ending with a hdc in the last stitch. Turn.

Rows 4 – 57: Repeat rows 2-3 changing yarn color according to the color pattern below.

  • Row 1-2: Color A
  • Row 3-6: Color B
  • Row 7: Color A
  • Row 8: Color C
  • Row 9-10: Color A
  • Row 11-14: Color D
  • Row 15: Color A
  • Row 16: Color C
  • Row 17-41: Color A
  • Row 42: Color C
  • Row 43: Color A
  • Row 44-47: Color D
  • Row 48-49: Color A
  • Row 50: Color C
  • Row 51: Color A
  • Row 52-55: Color B
  • Row 56-57: Color A

Cut the yarn, weave in ends.

Looking for more great crochet patterns: Color Block Crochet Tote BagSimple Shells Light Weight WrapButton Up Squares Cowl Neck WarmerEasy Breezy Buttoned CowlBig Chunky ScarfWinter Wonderland ScarfHooded Crochet Scarf, Geometric Crochet Basket

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Star Stitch Striped Baby Blanket Crochet Pattern

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Star Stitch Striped Baby Blanket Crochet Pattern - this baby blanket is so sweet, you'll want to make one for your next baby or grandbaby. Simply switch up the colors to fit with any nursery decor. #crochetpattern #crochetblanket #crochetbabyblanket #crochetforbaby #crochetaddict #freecrochetpatternStar Stitch Striped Baby Blanket Crochet Pattern

This month’s stitch of the month is the star stitch and what better way to showcase this gorgeous crochet stitch than using it in a blanket.

This crochet baby blanket is so sweet, you’ll want to make one for your next baby or grandbaby. Simply switch up the colors to fit with any nursery decor.

While this stitch has a couple of minor challenging aspects, once you get through the first few rows, you’ll find yourself flying through the rest of it. And to keep it simple, we’ve used a basic single crochet stitch for the border.

Once you’ve completed one crochet star stitch blanket you’ll find yourself looking for more babies who could use a cozy blanket to cuddle up with.

Star Stitch Crochet Baby Blanket Pattern

NOTE: Pattern in U.S. crochet terminology

SKILL LEVEL: EASY/INTERMEDIATE

SIZE: 30” x 30”

MATERIALS:

  •        Hook: U.S. M/9.00mm
  •        Size 5 Bulky Weight Yarn  – 3 skeins Babe Softcotton Chunky Solids – 09 Pure White (450 yards), 1 skein Babe Softcotton Chunky Solids – 02 Baby Blue (150 yards), 1 skein Babe Softcotton Chunky Solids – 25 Grey (150 yards)
  •        Darning Needle & Scissors

ABBREVIATIONS:

  • ch = chain
  • sc = single crochet
  • hdc = half double crochet

PATTERN NOTES:

Star Stitch– see tutorial here

PATTERN:

Chain 82 (starting with color A)

Row 1: Insert your hook into the 2nd chain from the hook, yarn over and pull up a loop so you have 2 loops on the hook. Insert your hook into the 3rd chain from the hook, yarn over and pull up a loop so you have 3 loops on the hook. Insert your hook into the 4th chain from the hook, yarn over and pull up a loop so you have 4 loops on the hook. Insert your hook into the 5th chain from the hook, yarn over and pull up a loop so you have 5 loops on the hook. Insert your hook into the 6th chain from the hook, yarn over and pull up a loop so you have 6 loops on the hook. Yarn over and pull through all 6 loops on the hook. Ch 1 (this holds all 6 loops together).

*Insert hook into the chain you just made (the hole in the middle of the starburst), yarn over and pull up the loop so there are 2 loops on the hook. Insert hook in between the last and second last post from the previous star stitch, yarn over and pull up the loops so there are 3 loops on the hook. Insert hook in the last loop from the previous star stitch, yarn over and pull up the loops so there are 4 loops on the hook. Insert hook in the chain and pull up a loop for the next 2 chains for a total of 6 loops on the hook. Ch 1.*

Repeat from * to * across the rest of the chain, ending with an hdc in the last stitch where you ended the last star stitch.

Row 2: Ch 1, sc into the top of the hdc from the previous row. Ch 1 into the hole or center of the star from the previous row. Ch 2 into the next hole or center of the star. Continue in this manner across the row. End with a sc through the top of the turning chain. Ch 2.

Row 3 (It’s helpful to watch the video for this tricky part at 9:40 in the crochet tutorial): Insert hook into the front loop of the 2nd ch from the hook, yarn over and pull through so there are 2 loops on the hook, insert hook in the back loop of the same ch, yarn over and pull through so there are 3 loops on the hook. Insert hook in the chain and pull up a loop for the next 3 stitches for a total of 6 loops on the hook.

*Insert hook into the chain you just made (the hole in the middle of the starburst), yarn over and pull up the loop so there are 2 loops on the hook. Insert hook in between the last and second last post from the previous star stitch, yarn over and pull up the loops so there are 3 loops on the hook. Insert hook in the last loop from the previous star stitch, yarn over and pull up the loops so there are 4 loops on the hook. Insert hook in the chain and pull up a loop for the next 2 chains for a total of 6 loops on the hook. Ch 1.*

Repeat from * to * across the rest of the chain, ending with an hdc in the last stitch where you ended the last star stitch.

Rows 4-6: Repeat rows 2-3

Row 7-10: Change to color B and repeat rows 2-3 (x2)

Row 11-14: Change to color C and repeat rows 2-3 (x2)

Rows 15-20: Change to color A and repeat rows 2-3 (x3)

Row 21-24: Change to color B and repeat rows 2-3 (x2)

Row 25-28: Change to color C and repeat rows 2-3 (x2)

Rows 29-34: Change to color A and repeat rows 2-3 (x3)

Row 35-38: Change to color B and repeat rows 2-3 (x2)

Row 39-42: Change to color C and repeat rows 2-3 (x2)

Row 43-48: Change to color C and repeat rows 2-3 (x3) – Do not cut yarn at end of row

Border:

Border Row 1: Starting with the same yarn and color we ended the last row in, sc in each stitch around the perimeter of the blanket, remember to add 3sc into each of the four corners.

Border Row 2: Sc in each stitch around the perimeter of the blanket, remember to add 3sc into each of the four corners.

Border Row 3: Change to color B and sc in each stitch around the perimeter of the blanket, remember to add 3sc into each of the four corners.

Border Row 4-5: Change to color A and sc in each stitch around the perimeter of the blanket, remember to add 3sc into each of the four corners.

Cut yarn and weave in ends.

Looking for more great crochet patterns: Color Block Crochet Tote BagSimple Shells Light Weight WrapButton Up Squares Cowl Neck WarmerEasy Breezy Buttoned CowlBig Chunky ScarfWinter Wonderland ScarfHooded Crochet Scarf, Geometric Crochet Basket

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Cross-Over Block Stitch Baby Blanket Crochet Pattern

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This Cross-Over stitch baby blanket crochet pattern is super easy to make, once you get started, you can practically make it with your eyes closed. #crochetpattern #crochetblanket #ilovecrochet #crochetaddict #crochetgiftCross-Over Block Stitch Baby Blanket Crochet Pattern

One of my favorite crochet projects to work on is the humble and sweet crochet baby blanket. Not only are baby blankets adorable, but they’re also super quick and easy to make.

Learn how to crochet a baby blanket and it just might become an heirloom. They mean the world to the parents who receive your beautiful gift and will likely treasure their beautiful blanket for years to come. I had a family member give us a handmade crochet baby blanket when my daughter was born and it was one of the most precious gifts that we received.

This Cross-Over stitch crochet blanket is super easy to make and like many of my patterns, once you get started, you can practically make it with your eyes closed.

P.S. If you love working with the cross-over stitch, check out my popular cross-over stitch infinity scarf.

Cross-Over Block Stitch Baby Blanket

NOTES: Pattern in U.S. crochet terminology

SKILL LEVEL: EASY

MATERIALS:

  •        Hook: U.S. 8.00mm
  •        Yarn: Size 5 Bulky –  you need approx 400 yards.
  •        Darning Needle & Scissors

ABBREVIATIONS:

  • st = stitch
  • ch = chain
  • sl = slip stitch
  • sc = single crochet
  • dc = double crochet

PATTERN NOTES:

Cross-Over Block Stitch – to see my video crochet tutorial of the cross-over click HERE

FINISHED SIZE:  28″ x 30″

PATTERN:

Start by chaining 78 + 2 (80) or use multiples of 3 + 2 to make the blanket smaller or larger.

Row 1: Insert your hook into the 5th chain from the hook, dc in each chain until the end of the row. Turn.

Row 2: Ch3, then in between the 3rd and 4th dc (the dc under the ch DOES NOT count as the 1st dc), do 1sc, ch2, *skip 3 dc and do 1sc, ch2 between the dc from the previous row * rep until the end of the row, ending with a sc in the last dc. Turn.

Row 3: Ch3, 2dc into the ch space below, plus 1dc crossed-over to the sc at the bottom of the turning ch. *2dc into the next ch space, plus 1dc crossed back over (to the right) into the sc from the previous row*. Rep until the end of the row ending with an additional dc in the last ch space (no cross-over).

Repeat Rows 2-3 until you reach Row 61 or until you have reached the desired length for your project. 

Cut the yarn, weave in ends.

Looking for more crochet baby blanket patterns: Heart Graphgan Baby Blanket, Primrose Baby Blanket, Star Stitch Striped Baby Blanket, and the Easy Done in a Day Crochet Baby Blanket.

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