cluster striped baby blanket crochet pattern
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Cluster Stripes Baby Blanket Crochet Pattern

December 28, 2017

I went to Michael’s on a mission. I was looking to make this baby blanket that’s been in my head since before Christmas. (but gifts got in the way for a bit there… I’m sure you can relate 😉 )

cluster striped baby blanket crochet pattern

 

I had all the colors in my cart and was ready to go when I spotted Caron Big Cakes in the exact same color scheme! SCORE! I’m all about less ends to weave in, especially for a baby blanket.

Cluster Stripes Baby Blanket Crochet Pattern

I used the Crown Clusters stitch for this blanket. It creates this beautiful texture. Fair warning, this stitch does have a habit of going a little sideways. Not too much, I’m pretty sure I’m the only one who noticed… but I did notice. I wet blocked the finished blanket and it fixed my problem just fine. I’m really pleased with the finished product!

Cluster Stripes Baby Blanket Crochet Pattern

This pattern is available as an inexpensive, clearly formatted, PDF instant download in my Etsy Shop or Ravelry Shop

PATTERN

Materials
1.5 skein Caron Big Cakes in Shadowberry
5.5 mm hook
Scissors
Yarn needle

Level
Easy+

Pattern notes & stitches to know
Ch – chain
Dc – double crochet
CL – dc cluster (*yarn over, insert hook into next stitch, pull up a loop, yarn over, pull through 2 loops* repeat 2 more times, yarn over pull through all 4 loops on hook – photo tutorial linked in pattern)
Sc – single crochet

Ch 3 at beginning of each row COUNTS as dc

Finished Size:
39” x 33”

BLANKET

Ch 120 (any multiple of 3)

(this pattern uses the Crown Clusters Stitch – for a detailed photo tutorial click HERE)

Row 1: 3 dc in 5th chain from hook, *skip next 2 stitches, 3 dc in next* repeat from * to * across, dc in last stitch (119 dc)

Row 2: ch 3, turn, *CL over next 3 stitches, ch 1* repeat from * to * across, dc in last stitch (39 CL, 2 dc)

Row 3: ch 3, turn, 3 dc in each CL from previous row, dc in last stitch (119 dc)

Repeat row 2 and 3 to row 43 (or until desired length)

Do not fasten off

BORDER

Row 1: ch 1, turn, *sc in each stitch across, (sc, ch 2, sc) in corner* repeat from * to * 3 more times all the way around, join to first sc with sl st

Row 2: ch 1, *sc in each stitch across (sc, ch 2, sc) in corner ch 2 space* repeat from * to * 3 more times all the way around, join to first sc with sl st

Fasten off, weave in the ends.

Cluster Stripes Baby Blanket Crochet Pattern

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