Quick ‘n Simple Wooby – Free Crochet Pattern

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.

 

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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.

 

INSTRUCTIONS

Ch 45.

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.

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