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Crochet hooded blanket free pattern

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Making a crochet hooded blanket for my son was so much fun, but his excitement was even more.

The crochet hooded blanket quickly became his favorite blanket that he even covers himself when reading or watching his favorite cartoon on the TV.

Making this crochet hooded blanket was so easy and surprisingly works up pretty quickly.

You can make your own version of this crochet hooded blanket in colors and yarn weights of your choice.

I have provided instructions as to using another weight of yarn for the hooded blanket below.

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Materials needed for the crochet hooded blanket

YarnKnit & Purl Baby Yarn, Super chunky, #6 weight (100% Polyester, 103.8 yards/95 m per 3.5oz/100g)

Main Color (MC) – Light Blue 

Contrasting Color (CC) –Dark Blue 

Estimated total yardage

1468 yards

HOOK AND OTHER MATERIALS

US size L/11 (8 mm) Crochet Hook

Snap buttons – 2 pcs (15 mm diameter)

Stitch markers – 6 pcs

GAUGE

8 sts over 6 rows = 10 cm square/4” made in hdc

PATTERN NOTES

  1. Please kindly read through the pattern before starting.
  2. Any yarn weight can be used in colors of your choice. Make sure you have a starting chain that is similar to the desired width of your blanket, continue the pattern repeats until you have the desired length 
  3. Chains at the beginning of the rows do not count as a stitch, unless stated.
  4. To join the next color, insert hook into next stitch, yarn over, pull up, having 2 loops on your hook, drop the color to be changed and pick up the new color, pull through the loops using the new color.

DIFFICULTY LEVEL – Easy

TERMS – US TERMINOLOGY

STITCHES ABBREVIATIONS

Chain(s) – ch(s)

Single Crochet – sc                                               

Half double crochet – hdc

Double crochet – dc

Foundation half double crochet – Fhdc

Slip stitch – sl st

Stitch(es) – st(s)

FINISHED MEASUREMENT

 40” by 60” without the hood

Instruction for the crochet hooded blanket pattern

Section 1 – Main blanket

With Main Color

Chain 94

Row 1: Hdc in 3rd chain from hook and in each chain across, turn. 93 hdc.

Row 2: Ch 1, sc in first st, dc in next st, *sc in next st, dc in next st, repeat from * end, ending with a sc, turn. 47 sc/46 dc

Row 3: Ch 2, dc in first st, sc in next st, *dc in next st, sc in next, rep from * to end, ending with a dc, turn. 47 dc/46 sc

Rows 4 – 53: Repeat Rows 2 – 3

Fasten off MC, Join CC

Rows 54 – 67: With CC, Repeat Rows 2 – 3

Fasten off CC, Join MC

Rows 68 – 121: With MC, Repeat Rows 2 – 3

Fasten off MC

Section 2 – Hood

With Contrasting  Color 

Chain 54

Row 1: Hdc in 3rd chain from hook and in each chain across, turn. 53 hdc.

Row 2: Ch 1, sc in first st, dc in next st, *sc in next st, dc in next st, repeat from * end, ending with a sc, turn. 27 sc/26 dc

Row 3: Ch 2, dc in first st, sc in next st, *dc in next st, sc in next, rep from * to end, ending with a dc, turn. 27 dc/26 sc

Rows 4 – 21: Repeat Rows 2 – 3

Fasten off

Section 3 -Finishing

Joining the hood to the Blanket

  • Fold the main blanket into two lengthwise
  • Fold the hood length wise also
  • Place the folded hood matching the folds on the main panel
  • Using either your crochet hook or darning needle, sew the hood to the blanket using sl st or mattress stitch.
  • Sew the opening of the hood close.

Sewing in snap buttons to the blanket

Sew one side of the snap button to the base of the hood, and the second snap button to the edge of the blanket, but on the right side.

Repeat on the other side of the hood, but on the wrong side

Sew it ends.

I hope you have so much fun making this quick crochet hooded blanket and even more when using it! Do share your beautiful makes with me!

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