Finished Size: 18” x 18” (preemie), 36” x 36” (baby) Skill Level

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Swaddle Me Blankie

Easy.

Materials: MC: 400 yd (preemie size) or 1550 yd (baby size) 2/sport-weight yarn CC: 75 yd (preemie size) or 275 yd (baby size) 2/sport-weight yarn Size H-8 (5.0 mm) crochet hook Yarn needle Optional: 1/4” ribbon in coordinating color 1 sheet cardstock-weight paper hole puncher

Note: Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger size in parentheses. To avoid confusion, it may be helpful to circle the numbers corresponding to your size before beginning this project. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes.

BLANKIE
Worked from corner to corner. With MC, ch 6. Row 1. Dc in fourth ch from hook and next 2 ch. 3 dc. Row 2. Ch 6; turn. Dc in fourth ch from hook and next 2 ch; beg shell made. Skip

Pattern by CrochetKitten.com, Summer 2008. For Ashlynn.

next 3 dc, (sl st, ch 3, 3 dc) in next ch-3 sp; shell made. 2 shells. Row 3. Ch 6; turn. Dc in fourth ch from hook and next 2 ch; beg shell made. *Skip next 3 dc, (sl st, ch 3, 3 dc) in next ch-3 sp; shell made. Rep from * across. 3 shells. Rows 4-27 (4-54). Rep row 3. 27 (54) shells. Row 28 (55). Ch 1; turn. Sl st in first 3 dc, (sl st, ch 3, 3 dc) in first ch-3 sp; beg shell made. *Skip next 3 dc, (sl st, ch 3, 3 dc) in next ch-3 sp; shell made. Rep from * across to last ch-3 sp; sl st in last ch-3 sp. 26 (53) shells. Rows 29-44 (56-89). Rep row 28 (55). 10 (19) shells.

Swaddle Me Blankie
Change to CC.

Rows 45-52 (90-106). Rep row 28 (55). 2 shells.

Row 53 (107). Ch 1; turn. Sl st in first 3 dc, (sl st, ch 3, 3 dc) in first ch-3 sp; beg shell made. Sl st in last ch-3 sp. 1 shell. Finish off.

HOOD
Worked from top down. With CC, ch 6. Rows 1-2. Worked as rows 1-2 of Blankie. Row 3. Ch 6; turn. Dc in fourth ch from hook and next 2 ch; beg shell made. *Skip next 3 dc, (sl st, ch 3, 3 dc) in next ch-3 sp; shell made. Rep from * across. 3 shells. Rows 4-9 (4-18). Rep row 3. 9 (18) shells. Finish off.

FINISHING
Sew hood to colored corner of blankie, lining up edges and leaving diagonal edge open.

EDGING
Join CC in any ch-3 sp on edge. Ch 3, 2 dc in same ch-3 sp; shell made. *Sl st in next ch-3 sp, ch 3, 2 dc in same ch-3 sp; rep from * around. Join with sl st in first ch-3 sp. Finish off. Weave in all ends. If desired, print and cut out Swaddling Instructions. Punch hole in dotted line and tie to blankie with ribbon.

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Swaddle Me Blankie

SWADDLING INSTRUCTIONS

Abbreviations: beg CC ch beginning contrasting color chain dc MC mm double crochet main color millimeter rep Sl st sp repeat sl st space yd yard

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