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Modern Heirloom Crochet Baby Blanket

Hi Makers! I’m super excited to share the pattern for the Marshmallow Clouds baby blanket with you today! I was inspired to make this blanket because I have always loved frilly things and I wanted to incorporate that into a timeless baby blanket. The gorgeous texture and rows and rows of ruffles on the border of this blanket make this the perfect modern heirloom crochet baby blanket that will surely be treasured for generations.

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modern heirloom crochet baby blanket

Marshmallow Clouds – A Modern Heirloom Crochet Baby Blanket

Skill Level – easy, practiced beginner

Tools and Materials

Abbreviations US

  • ch – chain
  • st/sts – stitch(es)
  • sk – skip
  • SC – single crochet
  • HDC – half double crochet
  • DC – double crochet
  • TR – treble crochet
  • HDC3rdloop – half double crochet in the 3rd loop/back horizontal bar/camel stitch
  • BLO – back loop only
  • FLO – front loop only

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modern heirloom crochet baby blanket

Gauge and Finished Dimensions

  • 18 sts X 12 rows = 4 inches x 4 inches
  • 26 inches x 29 inches

Pattern Notes

  • Stitches given in parenthesis ( ) are all to be worked in the same stitch.
  • Turning chains do not count as stitches.
  • To customize the width of this blanket, chain any multiple of 3 plus 2.
  • To customize the length of this blanket, repeat row 2 until desired length is reached.

Click HERE to purchase the PDF version of the Marshmallow Clouds Baby Blanket pattern from Ravelry!

Marshmallow Clouds – A Modern Heirloom Crochet Baby Blanket

Chain 101

Row 1: SC in 2nd ch from hook, SC in each st across, ch 1, turn (100)

Row 2: *(SC, HDC, DC), skip 2 sts*, repeat from *to* across, SC in last st, ch 1, turn (100)

Row 3 – 85: repeat row 2

Row 86: SC in each st across (100)

Do not cut yarn and fasten off. Proceed to Boarder section.

Border

Maker Tip: Identify the BLO, FLO, and 3rd Loop of the HDC border. You will crochet 1 row of ruffles into each of these loops to create 3 rows of ruffles.

Work a border of HDC evenly all the way around. Sl St join to FLO of first HDC in border round. Ch 2.

Crochet 3 DC in the FLO of the same st as the ch-2 and in the FLO of each st around. Sl st join to first DC in this round. Cut yarn and fasten off.

Join yarn in BLO and ch 3. Crochet 3 TR in BLO of same st as the ch-3 and in the BLO of each st around. Sl st join to the first TR in this round. Cut yarn and fasten off.

Flip/turn over your work over so that the 3rd loop (sometimes called the back horizontal bar) of the HDC border is facing you.

Join yarn in 3rd loop and ch 2. Crochet 3 DC in HDC3rdLoop of same st as the ch-2 and in the HDC3rdLoop of each st around. Sl st join to the first DC in this round. Cut yarn, fasten off, weave in all ends.

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