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Make these 6 Crochet Baby Blanket Patterns! On The Go Baby Blankets includes patterns for 6 beautifully textured blankets you can crochet and bring with you when you are on the go with baby.

Title: On The Go Baby Blankets
Author: Melissa Leapman
Publisher: Leisure Arts, Inc., 2017
ISBN: 978-1-4647-6642-8
Photographer: Jason Masters

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 On The Go Baby Blankets Review

On The Go Baby Blankets includes a lovely collection of 6 crochet blanket patterns in dense, textured stitches. Cables, popcorn stitches and post stitches are used to create beautiful textures blankets that babies will love to touch and explore. Every project included uses light weight [3] yarn and all but one of the patterns is considered an Easy+ project.

Each pattern is written in US Crochet terms and includes a written Stitch Guide for the special stitches being used in the specific design. Additional Stitch Diagrams and explanations are included after the General Information section at the end of the book.

The first design, Cables, includes instructions for a buttonhole strap to attach the blanket to a car seat. This project is worked back-and-forth in rows.

The Heirloom Blanket is created by crocheting panels in different textured stitches which are then assembled to form the finished blanket. The panels include Woven Lattice Panels, Basketweave Blocks, Braid Panels, Herringbone Panels and Popcorn Panels. A placement diagram is provided to assist with the assembly instructions for the panels and squares.

Luck of the Irish is crocheted in 3 panels before being assembled. Staghorn is worked back and forth in rows. Squares is created with 16 squares seamed together using whip-stitches. Popcorn & Lattice is crocheted in popcorn and lattice panels which are assembled into the final blanket and then fun tassels are added to the corners.

Patterns included in On The Go Baby Blankets include:

  • Cables – Easy+, Finished Size: 33″ x 36.5″, Yarn: Light Weight [3], Hook: 5.5 mm (I)
  • Heirloom – Intermediate, Finished Size: 38.5″ x 44.5″, Yarn: Light Weight [3], Hook: 5.5 mm (I).
  • Luck of the Irish – Easy+, Finished Size: 32.5″ x 38″, Yarn: Light Weight [3], Hook: 5.5 mm (I)
  • Staghorn – Easy+,  Finished Size: 30.5″ x 30″, Yarn: Light Weight [3], Hook: 5.5 mm (I)
  • Squares – Easy+,  Finished Size: 34″ Square, Yarn: Light Weight [3], Hook: 5.5 mm (I)
  • Popcorn & Lattice – Easy+,  Finished Size: 41″ x 41.5″, Yarn: Light Weight [3], Hook: 4mm (G).

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The General Information section includes the abbreviations, symbols & terms, crochet terminology comparison chart (US and International), difficulty levels, crochet hook details and gauge information.

Additional Stitch diagrams and explanations have been provided for the following terms:

  • Back Ridge
  • Post Stitch
  • Reverse Single Crochet (abbreviated reverse sc)

The yarns used to create the projects in the book are:

  • Lion Brand® Vanna’s Style (Cables)
  • Lion Brand® Vanna’s Style (Heirloom)
  • Lion Brand® Vanna’s Style (Luck of the Irish)
  • Lion Brand® Vanna’s Style (Staghorn)
  • Lion Brand® Vanna’s Style (Squares)
  • Lion Brand® Baby Soft® (Popcorn & Lattice)

On The Go Baby Blankets includes patterns to make 6 beautifully textured baby blankets.  These blankets are perfectly sized to cover babies while they travel in their car-seats. Babies are sure to enjoy touching and exploring these blankets, while they are warm and cozy in the car.

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This Giveaway is open worldwide where allowed by law.

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End Date: March 13, 20186, 11:59 pm ET

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11 Comments

  1. This book looks awesome. I love the results of each pattern but if there was one to not make, it would the squares blanket, purely because of, well, the name. I don’t care for sewn together blankets. The other 5 blankets look awesome. Sure wish I would have made my babies blankets when they were babies but I was on my crochet hiatus. I have made them each a blanket since and they enjoy them. But I could always make these for their babies 😉

  2. Hi Cathy, I double checked to see if there have been any corrections submitted for that book (you can check any of their publications on this errata page here: https://leisurearts.com/errata and there haven’t been. If you think there is an error you can contact Leisure Arts – they are really good about looking into it and checking when anyone contacts them with questions about their books. You can contact them here: https://leisurearts.com/contact-us/ . I personally have not crocheted any of the books in On the Go Baby Blankets. I would hope there wouldn’t be errors in a published book. I do apologize you had this experience with it. I review books to let my readers know what is included in them and to be able to offer my readers a chance to win a copy of the book of their own through the Giveaway each of my reviews includes. I would love to be able to test each design personally before writing a review but it is just not possible for me to do. I try to be unbiased in my reviews and I hope I never come across as someone who is trying to sell you something. I have never wanted to be a salesperson. I believe that if I present the information included in the book in a straightforward manner (including project sizes, yarn weights and hooks) that the reader can then decide if the book is something they want to try more effectively than by looking at a one paragraph summary of the contents with an image. I would suggest you contact Leisure Arts to let them know you have potentially found an error so they can create an update for the book. The finished design is beautiful so it would be a shame if no one could crochet it. Wishing you the best, Rhondda

  3. Not happy with the popcorn and lattice blanket. There are major errors in the directions. The lattice does not work out at all!!!! Haven’t gotten any feedback from Leisure arts. Going to do a different patten. Too bad, as I really like the pattern.
    Don’t know if you tried the patten or are just writing a review to get people to buy the book.

  4. Can’t have too many baby blanket patterns. I like that they don’t have too many holes

  5. Looks like a wonderful collection of baby blankets. New things to try!

  6. With the ideas of this book I’ll make a lot of beaytiful gifts. Thank you.

  7. Huggable Amigurumi; my girls have discovered a love of all things crochet 😀

  8. I would like a review of one of the Learn to Crochet books. I have friends who want to learn to crochet and it would be nice to know what these books are like before recommending one.

  9. I really like that these are very different designs. i like to make a variety of blankets for gifts.

  10. I would like to read a review of cabled baby blankets. Love how this looks in knitting and wanted to try crochet. First granddaughter due in June and wanted to make the blanket for baby shower. Thanks for giveaway.