How to Find the Perfect Crochet Baby Blanket with the Encyclopedia of Baby Blankets

Crochet Baby Blankets

eBook The Little Encyclopedia of Baby Blankets - Crochet
How to find the perfect baby blanket to crochet  (aff links)
Look no further for the perfect baby blanket to crochet for the new little one.  No matter what time of year it is a baby always needs a blanket and they always make the perfect baby shower gift.  We love the Little Encyclopedia of Baby Blankets because it has a collection of 17 baby blanket patterns to crochet using either lightweight or medium weight yarn.
Choosing the yarn will make the difference in if you are making a blanket for a summer baby or winter baby arrival.  Keep the patterns handy for any time you want to make a new blanket for a baby.  These never go out of style and there are so many different patterns to choose from. Styles range from elegant to playful.
Designs include Rosy Ruffles, Baby Blocks, Rock-a-Bye, Baby Blue, Bunny Blues, Charming, Precious Memento, Crib Cover, Lemon Meringue, Quick Ripple, Playtime Stripes, Tender Ripples, Ripple Dream, Mile-a-Minute Love, Naptime, Lots of Hugs, and Bright Eyes.

Baby Blanket Crochet Questions

What Size Should a Baby Blanket Be?

The standard baby blanket size is 42″ x 52″ (107 x 132 cm). The term “baby blanket” also sometimes refers to a general category of baby-themed blankets. You can also crochet or knit baby blankets in a crib size, stroller size, receiving size.
You can find out more information on the How Much Yarn Do I Need Chart –>

How Many Crochet Stitches are Used in a Baby Blanket?

Baby blankets are typically made without holes so smaller stitches such as single or hdc crochet are best for blankets. It uses only two basic crochet stitches: single crochet and chain stitch. And using a larger-than-usual hook size gives added drape to the blanket and helps the work to go a little faster than it would otherwise.

How do you Crochet a Baby Blanket for Beginners?

An easy way to crochet a first time baby blanket is to find a YouTube video to guide you and use simple basic stitches along the way.

How Many Skeins of Yarn Do You Need for a Baby Blanket?

How much Yarn Do I Need Chart?
How many skeins of yarn do you need for a baby blanket? Depending upon the size you are making, a typical baby blanket takes between 700 to 1500 yards of yarn (assuming a worsted weight blanket), so a typical 3.5 oz skein that has 220 yards will take 3-7 skeins to crochet a baby blanket.

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