January Baby

from Juliet Romeo Juliet Designs

January Baby Pattern

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Crocheting: January Baby
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

Category:

Crocheting

Type:

Home Decor

Item:

Blanket/Bedspread

Skill Level:

little skill level requirement Novice

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Basic stitches like single and double crochet, casting on and off

Pattern Description:

Canadian friends had a baby in January and the idea of giving them a thick, extra-warm blanket appealed to me. The pattern is simple and easy, two stitches alternated to form a thick basketweave, with a decorative fan border around the whole.

The finished result is dense but still light, is a nice size for parents with a baby in a stroller/car seat/carrier, and (big plus!) is machine washable. If you are of a mind, you can add an optional extra row to the border and weave in a pretty satin ribbon:)

If you are also a member of Ravelry, check out what other knitters have done with this pattern:
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/january-baby

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 36" square

Materials:

  • 4.5 mm crochet hook

You Will Also Need:

  • Ribbon (optional)

Suggested yarn:

1300 yards of Sport weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Patons North America Beehive Baby Sport (Solids)

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