If you’re looking for a whimsical crochet pattern to flex your creativity, you’ve found it. The Bobble Stitch Crochet Baby Blanket is an incredible pattern that is easy to follow and really fun to make.
It’s made using a trio of colors in Georgia Peach, Sandshell and Heather Blue. All worked together using the bobble stitch.
The bobble stitch adds a lot of texture to this blanket and it’s a great crochet stitch to learn for future projects too!
The Bobble Stitch Baby Blanket is made with Cascade Avalon yarn. This is a great yarn for your cute blanket because it’s soft, easy to care for, and has a slight sheen that really makes the texture of the bobble stitch pop.
This gorgeous and easy crochet baby blanket is the perfect gift for your favorite niece, nephew or an expectant mother.
Bobble Stitch Crochet Baby Blanket Pattern
SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate
Yarn: 2 skeins of Cascade Avalon in Sandshell (320 yards), 2 skeins of Cascade Avalon in Georgia Peach (320 yards), 2 skeins of Cascade Avalon in Heather (320 yards).
Tools: Scissors, tapestry needle
st = stitch
ch = chain
sc = single crochet
* = repeat
SPECIAL STITCHES: Bobble stitch: Yo, pull up a loop, yo pull through first two loops (as if doing the first half of a double crochet). Repeat this 4 more times, ending with 6 loops on the hook. Yo a final time, and pull through snugly.
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Gauge: 16 sc x 12 rows= 4”
FINISHED SIZE: 35” square
Designers notes: This pattern is relatively straightforward, but be very careful with counting your stitches! It is very easy to get one or two stitches off and not notice for a few rows. And to get a perfect round bobble, make sure you keep your tension nice and loose.
Ch 117 (Sandshell), then sc into the second ch from the hook. Sc into each ch across for 116 sc
Rows 1 & 2: Ch 1 (does not count as a st), and sc into each st across
Row 3: Ch 1, make 1 sc into the first 3 st. In the fourth st make a bobble st, (yo, pull up a loop, yo, pull through the first two loops on the hook, and repeat four times, ending with 6 loops on the hook. Yo again and pull through all 6 loops) *Sc into the next 9 st, then repeat the bobble st in the next st*. On the last bobble of the row, there will be 3 sc left. Make 1 sc into each of these st, ch 1 and turn work.
Rows 4-6: Ch 1, sc in each st across.
Row 7: Ch 1, sc into the first 8 st. In the 9th st, make a bobble st. *sc into the next 9 st, bobble st in the 10th st* After the last bobble, make 8 sc.
Rows 8-10: Ch 1, sc in each st across.
Rows 11-16: Repeat rows 3-10
Row 17: Repeat row 3
Rows 18-31 (Georgia Peach): Repeat rows 3-10
Row 32: Repeat row 3
Rows 33-48 (Heather): Repeat rows 3-10
Weave in all ends securely.
Whatever you decide to do with this beautiful crochet baby blanket pattern, I know you’ll have a wonderful time making it. The crochet stitch is creative and the pattern is so easy to follow. Once you get the hang of the first 10 rows, you’ll breeze through this crochet project in no time flat.
Here’s one more blanket pattern I think you’ll love…the Log Cabin Baby Blanket. It’s not just cute, it’s also so much fun to make. There’s a great variety of stitches you’ll learn, it can be made small or large making it an excellent stash buster project and it’s perfect for beginners and advanced crocheters alike.