Crochet Animal Blankets and Blocks

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Crochet Animal Blankets and Blocks includes some super adorable afghan squares you can make into blankets and other fun projects!

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Crochet Animal Blankets and Blocks by Ira Rott at David & Charles

Title: Crochet Animal Blankets and Blocks
Available from Amazon
Written by: Ira Rott
Publisher: David & Charles
ISBN: 978-1-4463-0921-6
Current List Price: $22.99*

18 adorable animal blocks you can crochet into blankets and other projects!

Crochet Animal Blankets and Blocks

Crochet Animal Blankets and Blocks includes 18 adorable animal afghan squares you can crochet for a variety of different projects, including blankets.

This book includes 128-pages of written instructions, crochet charts, diagrams and project ideas.

Some quick one-block project ideas include pillows, bags and wall hangings. Or combine multiple blocks to make different sizes of blankets and afghans.

How Many Blocks Will I Need?

  • 4 blocks = lapghan
  • 9 blocks = small afghan
  • 16 blocks = large blanket

The patterns range in difficulty:

❁ easy
❁❁ moderate
❁❁❁ challenging

Animal Block Patterns

  • Penguin Block (easy)
  • Koala Block (moderate)
  • Dog Block (easy)
  • Panda Block (moderate)
  • Pig Block (easy)
  • Monkey Block (moderate)
  • Hippo Block (easy)
  • Cat Block (moderate)
  • Sheep Block (challenging)
  • Sloth Block (moderate)
  • Lion Block (challenging)
  • Raccoon Block (challenging)
  • Cow Block (moderate)
  • Unicorn Block (moderate)
  • Bunny Block (easy)
  • Fox Block (challenging)

Additional Block Ideas

  • Horse Block (using parts from the Unicorn, Bunny and Dog Blocks)
  • Bear Block (using parts from the Sloth, Fox, Bunny, Pig and Lion Blocks)
  • Make solid color Plain Blocks

BONUS Project from Crochet Animal Blankets and Blocks

Yarns Used for the Animal Blocks

Ira Rott used 100% premium acrylic worsted weight yarns (Medium Weight [4]) for the animal afghan squares. Some examples are Red Heart Super Saver, Bernat Super Value and Bernat Premium yarn.

Crochet Hook Size Used for the Animal Blocks

Ira Rott used a 5 mm (H) crochet hook for these projects. The gauge reached was 14 dc and 8.5 rows in a 4 inch square (10 cm square).

Project Ideas

Blankets Without Borders

  • Small (4 blocks). 30 inches X 36 inches
  • Medium (9 blocks). 45 inches X 54 inches
  • Large (16 blocks). 60 inches X 72 inches
Panda Blanket - Crochet Animal Blankets and Blocks no border - David & Charles

Add a Pretty Border to Your Blanket

  • Granny Square Border (see page 106)
  • Shell Border (see page 108)

One Block Projects

  • Doll Blanket
  • Wall Hanging
  • Cushion Cover (Pillow Cover)
  • Book Bag and Backpack
  • Toy Storage Bag

So (full disclosure), I am a big fan of Ira Rott’s crochet designs. I love this adorable collection of crochet animal blocks she has created and I love how they can be used with her previous patterns from Crochet Animal Rugs and more recently, Crochet Animal Slippers. She makes it easy to create a themed gift and to decorate a nursery.

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  1. These are all so adorable. I’d probably make the cow first. I’d love a review on the Mosaic Crochet Workshop

  2. These animals are so cute and come at a perfect time as my niece is just told me I’m going to be a great Aunt in the spring. I would love to make a afghan for her and the baby. Good Luck to All !

  3. I would definitely make the Cow pattern from the book. I think you should review the Mosaic Crochet Workshop book.

  4. crochet animal blankets and blocks looks wonderful, like the kind of book i might really use!!! thank you for the chance to win one