Looking for the perfect blanket for your little boy? Give this one a try! It's customizable to his favorite color, and is perfect as a quick DIY project. Great for both beginner crocheters, too! The complete free pattern's below or get the ad-free printable PDF pattern here.
Sometimes it can be hard to find baby patterns that are made for boys. Of course, all crochet patterns are for everyone, but if you want a classic look that will be perfect for a little boy’s room, this baby blanket crochet pattern is a great choice.
It mostly uses front loop double crochet for a look that’s a little different from regular double crochet but that’s still pretty easy to accomplish. The picot edging is worked in a contrasting color for added interest.
Skill Level: Intermediate
Yarn: DK/light worsted weight yarn
- 1087 yds blue (A)
- 94 yds white (B)
Hook: US size H/8 (5mm) crochet hook or size needed to match gauge
- Yarn needle
Size: 48” x 38”
Gauge: 13 dc x 6.5 rows = 4”
Picot: Ch 3, sc in 3rd ch from hook.
With A, ch 153
Row 1 (RS): Dc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, turn. (152 sts)
Row 2 – 60: Ch 2, dc in front loop only of each st across, turn.
Change to B, fasten off A.
Rnd 1 (RS): Ch 1, 2 sc in first st, *sc in each st across to last st, 3 sc in last st (corner), working in sides of rows, 2 sc in each row across**, working in bottom of row 1, 3 sc in first st (corner), repeat from * to **, sc in same st as first st of rnd, join with sl st to first st. (552 sc)
Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in each of first 2 sts, [picot, sk next st, sc in each of the next 5 sts] around to last 4 sts, picot, sk next st, sc in each of last 3 sts, join with sl st to first st. (460 sc, 92 picots) Fasten off; weave in all ends.
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