How To Make A Crocheted Baby Blanket

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My Daughter just had a baby and that makes me a first time Grandma and Im overwhelmed with joy. So one of the first things I needed to do as a new Grandma was to crochet my new Grandson a baby blanket. I found this baby blanket tutorial on Youtube and it looked like the ones my Sister In Law made me when my Daughter was born. So I new this crochet blanket making method was a great fit for my needs and my skill level, which is a beginner, but this is a basic age-old method used and loved by experienced crocheters alike. Its so easy, let me tell you how to make this gorgeous baby blanket.

Materials:

  • Yarn
  • Crochet Hook
  • Scissors

Directions:

First, make a chain stitch.

Make a crochet baby blanket

When you reach the end, you turn and do a single crochet and double crochet over and over just continuing along till you have a blanket of your desired size.

Make a crochet baby blanket

Then make a border going into the side of your stitch and doing a single crochet until youve gone around all the sides of your entire blanket.

Make a crochet baby blanket

Then layer your border with another color.

Make a crochet baby blanket

This crochet baby blanket is so cute Im going to make mine in different shades of blue to match the sailboat theme, its going to be so cute Im going to make some decorative shell wall art to go with our planned nautical theme. Ive planned to put it on the rocking chair where we rock our baby Granson to sleep.

How To Make A Crocheted Baby Blanket

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