Striped Crochet Baby Blanket Pattern: Bubblegum by Knit A Bit, Crochet Away

I’m so excited to introduce Lauren from Knit A Bit, Crochet Away for the first of two guest posts! Lauren is sharing a cute striped crochet baby blanket pattern with us today. The Bubblegum Baby Blanket is a fun way to add color to a nursery.

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Lauren Savidge is an energy and environmental policy attorney by day, and the designer, yarn dyer, and knitter/crocheter behind Knit A Bit, Crochet Away. Lauren lives in Connecticut with her loving husband, son, and dog, and can usually be found with her project bag in tow.

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Bubblegum Baby Blanket

Striped Crochet Baby Blanket Pattern by Knit A Bit, Crochet Away

ABOUT

Skill Level

  • Beginner

Pattern Notes

  • Stitches that appear between * and * should be worked until the end, unless otherwise indicated.

COMPONENTS

Materials

Finished Measurements

  • 32” (81.5 cm) x 34” (86.5 cm)

Gauge

  • 14 sts x 12 rows = 4” (10 cm) in SC

STITCH ABBREVIATIONS

  • Ch – chain
  • DC – double crochet
  • HDC – half double crochet
  • SC – single crochet
  • St(s) – stitch(es)

INSTRUCTIONS 

  • In Color A, Ch 116
  • Row 1 (Color A): 1 HDC in second ch from hook, 1 HDC in each ch across 
  • Row 2 (Color A): Ch 1, 1 HDC in first st, *ch 1, skip next st, 1 HDC in next st* 
  • Row 3 (Color B): Ch 1, *1 SC in next HDC, 1 DC in ch space* until last st, 1 SC in last HDC
  • Row 4 (Color B): Ch 2, *1 DC in next SC, 1 SC in next DC* until last st, 1 DC in next SC
  • Row 5 (Color B): Ch 1, *1 SC in next DC, 1 DC in next SC* until last st, 1 SC in next DC
  • Row 6 (Color B): Repeat Row 4
  • Row 7 (Color A): Ch 1, 1 HDC in first st, *ch 1, skip next st, 1 HDC in next st*
  • Row 8 (Color A): Ch 2, *1 HDC in ch space, ch 1* until last st, 1 HDC in last st
  • Rows 9-12: Repeat Rows 3-6 in Color C
  • Rows 13-14: Repeat Rows 7-8 in Color A
  • Rows 15-18: Repeat Rows 3-6 in Color D
  • Rows 19-20: Repeat Rows 7-8 in Color A
  • Rows 21-24: Repeat Rows 3-6 in Color B
  • Repeat Rows 7-24 two additional times.
  • Repeat Rows 7-18 one additional time.
  • Row 25: Repeat Row 7 in Color A
  • Row 26 (Color A): Ch 2, *1 HDC in ch space, 1 HDC in next HDC*
  • Cut yarn. Weave in ends using tapestry needle.
© 2020 by Lauren Savidge/Knit A Bit, Crochet Away and published with permission by Underground Crafter. This pattern is for personal use only. You may use the pattern to make unlimited items for yourself, for charity, or to give as gifts. You may sell items you personally make by hand from this pattern. Do not violate Lauren’s copyright by distributing this pattern or the photos in any form, including but not limited to scanning, photocopying, emailing, or posting on a website or internet discussion group. if you want to share the pattern, point your friends to this link: https://undergroundcrafter.com/2020/10/26/striped-crochet-baby-blanket-pattern-bubblegum-by-knit-a-bit-crochet-away/ Thanks for supporting indie designers!

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