This is a crochet pattern I did a while back for Crochet 1-2-3 (no longer in publication) for a Quick ‘n Simple Wooby. The design is in support of Newborns in Need, which distributes items free of charge to babies in the United States.
QUICK ‘N SIMPLE WOOBY CROCHET PATTERN
designed by Carrie Carpenter
SKILL LEVEL: 1 = beginner
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Blanket measures approximately 15″/38cm square.
YARN: Worsted weight yarn: 2 balls (acrylic; 3.5oz/100g)
CROCHET HOOK: One size US J-10 (6mm)
ADDITIONAL MATERIALS: Yarn needle
GAUGE: In pattern, 12 sts and 8 rows = 4″/10cm. Gauge is not critical for this project.
NOTE: For a larger baby blanket, make as many chains as needed ensuring that you begin with an odd number of chains. Sample is made using 2 balls of #5106 Sleepytime Deborah Norville Serenity® Baby from Premier® Yarns.
Row 1 (WS): Sl st loosely in 3rd ch from hook (beginning ch counts as first hdc), *hdc in next ch, sl st loosely in next ch; repeat from * across—44 sts.
Row 2: Ch 2 (counts as first hdc here and throughout), turn, sk first sl st, *sl st loosely in next hdc, hdc in next sl st; repeat from * across to beginning ch, sl st loosely in top of beginning ch.
Repeat Row 2 until piece measures about 15″/38cm or desired size. Fasten off.
FINISHING: Weave in ends.