Soft & Squishy Baby Blanket Crochet Pattern
Need a quick & easy baby blanket that will feel and look amazing? Check out my Soft & Squishy baby blanket! One of my daughters compared it to foam. When folded, if you squish it it will bounce right back to the height it was. Add a soft yarn to the mix and any baby is sure to love this soft & squishy blanket!
If you’d like a downloadable version of this pattern, you can purchase it in my Ravelry shop for a minimal fee ($2.00), which helps cover the cost of the selling fees, etc.
Soft & Squishy Baby Blanket
Finished Size: 27″ x 30″
Yarn: Hobby Lobby “I Love This Yarn!” (#4 worsted weight)
- 2 – 7 oz. skeins (14 oz. total) – Menthe (MC)
- 1 oz. – Greybeard (CC1)
- 1 oz. – Mid Green (CC2)
- .5 oz. – Grey Mist (CC3)
Hook Size: Size I/9 (6.00 mm)
Notions: Yarn Needle
Gauge: 13 sts and 9 rows = 4 inches
Special Stitches: rsc (reverse single crochet)
Notes: For help with abbreviations – see my List of Abbreviations.
Color changes were as follows:
Rows 1-11 – MC
Row 12 – CC2
Row 13 – CC3
Row 14 – CC2
Rows 15-25 – MC
Row 26 – CC1
Row 27 – CC2
Row 28 – CC1
Rep Rows 1-28
Rep Rows 1-11
Row 1: Hdc in 3rd ch from hook (2 skipped chs counts as hdc), hdc in each ch across, turn. (89 hdc)
Row 2: Ch 2 (does not count as hdc), hdc in 1st hdc, hdc flo in next hdc, *hdc blo in next st, hdc flo in next st, rep from * across to last st, hdc through both loops of last hdc, turn. (89 hdc)
Row 3–67: Rep Row 2.
Attach CC1 with sl st in top-right st of last row,
Row 1: Ch 1, sc in each sc across top row, 3 sc in corner st, sc in each row-end down side, 3 sc in corner st, sc in each st across bottom, 3 sc in corner st, sc in each row-end up side, 3 sc in corner st, sl st in 1st sc, turn.
Row 2: Ch 1, rsc in each st around, sl st in first rsc to join.
Fasten off. Weave in ends.
Again, if you’d rather a PDF downloadable version of this pattern, you can get it in my shops below.
This would look amazing in a solid color, stripes, or so many other variations. I’d love to see your version.
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10 thoughts on “Soft & Squishy Baby Blanket Crochet Pattern”
Hi, I paid for the PDF pattern for this beautiful baby blanket and for some reason it will not down load. I would appreciate it if you could help me. Thank you for your help. I look forward to receiving more of your patterns and news letters.
Cheryl, what pattern website did you purchase it from? If you email me a copy of the paypal receipt I can email you the pdf.
If I wanted to make this into a larger afghan, what are the multiples for this pattern? (ex. multiples of 2 plus 2, etc.) Thank you.
Yes, you can increase by multiples of 2 to make it bigger.
What do ‘flo’ and ‘blo’ mean in the pattern?
Hi Janice, it stands for front loop only or back loop only, and it refers to the 2 top loops that you normally insert your hook under. So if you’re not supposed to work under both it will tell you which one to use. Does that help?
For repeat of row 2. How do flo and blo line up. Are they opposite each row? Thanks
You will always work the 1st st as flo. So as you work back and forth it will create the texture. Hopefully that makes sense.
I would like to try this pattern.
Just one doubt
The rows that I repeat
will it be like start with hdc both loops in the first stitch, then front loop hdc, back loop hdc continue and end the row with front loop hdc and hdc in both loops
Yes. By going through both loops for the first and last stitch it will keep the edges from stretching so it will hold its shape better.