Savannah’s Baby Blanket Pattern

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Are you looking for the perfect baby blanket pattern to crochet? Look no further! Savannah’s baby blanket pattern is easy to make, even for beginners. It uses simple crochet stitches and is available in multiple sizes to ensure you can find the perfect size for your baby, toddler or child. Plus, did I mention it’s free! Get the free pattern in my post below and start creating your own beautiful, handmade baby blanket.

This baby blanket pattern was created to celebrate the birth of my niece, Savannah. I wanted to make her a lovely, lightweight baby blanket which was large enough to hang over the top of her stroller or carrier to protect her from the sun and still allow air to move through. Summer babies need blankets too!

Savannah's Baby Blanket Pattern. Oombawka Design Crochet.

This blanket is easy to crochet. It uses beginner crochet stitches; just single crochet (sc), double crochet (dc) and chain stitches. Even the ruffled edging is simple to add to your blanket.

Savannah’s Baby Blanket Pattern

Savannahs Baby Blanket Crochet Pattern. Free Pattern. Oombawka Design Crochet.

This free crochet pattern is available in the following sizes:

  • Swaddle Blanket (30″x30″),
  • Crib Blanket (30″x36″),
  • Newborn Baby Blanket (32″x36″),
  • Receiving blanket size (34″x36″),
  • Baby Blanket (36″x36″),
  • Lapghan (36″x48″) and
  • Child blanket size (42″x48″)

The ad-free PDF is available on Ravelry and it includes a stitch diagram.

 Savannah’s Baby Blanket Pattern

Supplies

  • Yarn: Snuggly Wuggly Mini Dots by Loops & Threads. DK Weight / Light Weight Yarn [3]. 113 g (3.99 oz) and 360 yds (329 m). 100% Acrylic Yarn. Machine wash warm, gentle cycle. Machine dry, low heat, delicate cycle.
  • Crochet Hook: 4.50 mm (7)
  • Yardage: 3 to 6 balls of yarn
  • Scissors, Tapestry Needle (yarn needle), Stitch Marker (optional)

Snuggly Wuggly Mini Dots has been discontinued. Here are some yarn substitutions that will work for this baby afghan:

Loops & Threads Snuggly Wuggly Baby Sport, King Cole Baby Splash, King Cole Baby Stripe DK, King Cole Big Value Baby DK and I Love This Yarn! Sport from Hobby Lobby.

Difficulty Level

  • Easy

Gauge

  • Approximately 4 stitch sets* in 6 inches and 11 rows in 4 inches
  • *Stitch Set = (ch 3, 1 sc in the next dc, skip 2 sts, 3 dc in the next sc)

You can substitute any yarn and hook for this stitch pattern – just remember when you substitute if your gauge is different, the finished size, and amount of yarn used for your project will also be different.

Abbreviations

US Crochet Terms

  • ch – chain
  • dc – double crochet
  • g – grams
  • m – meters
  • oz – ounces
  • R – row
  • rem – remaining
  • sc – single crochet
  • sk – skip
  • st(s) – stitch(es)
  • yds – yards
  • * to **– Repeat the instructions between the asterisks the number of times indicated. This repeat will contain multiple instructions.

Helpful Tutorials

Notes:

  • Please choose a size and then continue to the instructions below the Table.
  • Please note the total rows indicated do not include the edging.

Table: Blanket sizes, starting chains and total rows to work.

Blanket SizeChainTotal Rows
Swaddle Blanket
30 inches X 30 inches
13978
Crib Blanket
30 inches X 36 inches
16778
Newborn Baby Blanket
32 inches X 36 inches
16784
Receiving Blanket
34 inches X 36 inches
16789
Baby Blanket
36 inches X 36 inches
16795
Lapghan
36 inches X 48 inches
22395
Child
42 inches X 48 inches
223111

Savannah’s Baby Blanket Pattern

This blanket is worked lengthwise back-and-forth in rows.

Using your 4.5 mm (7) crochet hook (or size required for gauge):

R1: Chain the number of chains specified for the blanket size of your choice in the table above. Sk the first ch, 1 sc in the next ch, sk the next 3 chs, 3 dc in the next ch. *Ch 3, sk the next 2 chs, 1 sc inthe next ch, sk the next 3 sts, 3 dc in the next ch**. Work from * to ** across. Ch 1, turn.

R2: 1 sc in the first st, sk the next 2 sts, 3 dc in the next st. *Ch 3, 1 sc in the next st, sk the next 2 sts, 3 dc in the next st**. Work from * to ** across. Ch 1, turn.

Rep R2 until the number of rows specified in the table above, for the blanket size you have chosen. Do not finish off.

Proceed to edging instructions.

Edging Instructions

R1: Work single crochet stitches evenly around the outside edges of your blanket, making 3 sc in each corner.

R2: 4 dc in each sc stitch around.

Proceed to finishing instructions.

Finishing Instructions

  • Finish off.
  • Weave in any ends securely.
Introducing Savannah's Baby Blanket Pattern - an easy to crochet pattern that uses simple crochet stitches to create a soft and cozy blanket, perfect for cuddling up your little ones. This free pattern is available in multiple sizes.

Introducing Savannah’s Baby Blanket Pattern – an easy to crochet pattern that uses simple crochet stitches to create a soft and cozy blanket, perfect for cuddling up your little ones. This free pattern is available in multiple sizes and can be adapted to fit any nursery or bedroom. So if you’re looking for a special blanket for a baby, get the free pattern in my post and get crocheting!

Add a Project Page for Savannah’s Baby Blanket to your Ravelry Library.

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36 Comments

  1. I’m happy you like my free pattern for Savannah’s Baby Blanket! It is still Savannah’s favorite blankie!

  2. Beautiful baby blanket! Would make for my grangirlie…know she would love it…is big enough for a cozy lil’ Throw too! Thanks for the Tutorial! 🙂

  3. Thank you Sandy 🙂 I’m happy you like this design. My niece carries her blanket with her everywhere now – she has become quite attached! Have a lovely week, Rhondda

  4. Gorgeous! So delicate- I think the yarn you chose was a perfect compliment to the pattern. It reminds me of calico

  5. Thanks for this beautiful pattern. I am going to make it into a prayer shawl.

  6. Hi Gemma, If you message me with the dimensions you would like to make I can calculate the stitches you need to start with and how many rows you need to complete – Hope this helps, Rhondda

  7. Hi Jody 🙂 I’m happy you like it! I totally understand about the WIPs being done first – lol – my husband feels the same way! All the best, Rhondda

  8. Oh this looks just luscious – I’m gonna try it out ASAP! (I’ll have to finish some WIPs first or I do believe my husband might try to murder me for starting a new one!)

  9. Hi Peggy, I crocheted once in each stitch, once in each end of row and one extra in each corner. Hope this helps 🙂 Rhondda

  10. Can you let me know if you sc more in the corner when doing the finishing.

  11. Would like very much to make this blanket in the 36 x 36 size. Approximately how much yarn will be needed? Thank you for sharing the beautiful pattern!!

  12. Hi Cathy, Thank you so much for letting me know about the button! Hopefully the fix I sent through worked! I'm very happy you like the pattern 🙂 Rhondda

  13. I love this pattern. I attempted to use your Ravelry button at the end of the post & it did not connect…Error occured.I went to Craftsy instead and downloaded the pattern. Thank you for such a beautiful blanket pattern.Cathy the Bagg Ladyhttp://raggz2baggz.com

  14. Thank you 🙂 It is pretty light-weight – when my Mom asked me to make it for my new niece she asked for a lighter weight one since she is a spring/summer baby.

  15. Lovely! Nice pattern Rhondda. Please share it on FTLOC xxooxxoo