Hello my beautiful crocheters, today I will show you another baby blanket: Diamond Crochet Baby Blanket, a beautiful pattern with a wonderful texture: not to lacy not to textured. Very easy to crochet, the pattern only uses the double crochet stitch so is perfect if you are a beginner.

Little ones will love being wrapped in this lightweight, soft and stylish baby blanket.

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This Diamond crochet baby blanket it builds up super fast for those of you who don’t have the patience for larger or complicated projects. You can customize easily to make it bigger or smaller, you only have to make the beginning chain a multiple of 10 chains plus 3 chains. To make it longer simply crochet for more rows.

This sweet little baby afghan is the perfect gift for baby showers, your new bundle of joy or for birthdays of little ones. Or why not for your fur baby.

 

As you can see my boy loves it and he enjoys to sleep on it. He couldn’t wait to finish it so he can try it on. He was a little bit annoyed by me trying to take some beautiful pictures with him while he was asleep.

The light wasn’t to good so I was trying to set it up and he was bothered by me so I don’t have to many pictures with him to show you this time. He just got up, left the room and continued his beauty sleep on my husband desk chair. He totally ignored me, he is so funny sometimes!

 

I love the color (a beautiful baby blue, unfortunately the light wasn’t to good and I didn’t succeed to capture the true shade of the color) and I think is perfect for both sex: girl or boy, but you can choose any color you love for your blanket.

This is a high quality cotton yarn. The mercerisation process gives cotton a fantastic sheen and makes it even more durable. This yarn is a beautiful and shiny material which works great with this pattern.Here you find this yarn: http://bit.ly/2Qnhze1

 

Or choose your favorite color from here: http://bit.ly/2AiY2qw

 

The dimension of the blanket is 91 cm length X 91 cm width (36 inches X 36 inches). I’ve used a cotton yarn similar with this one:

The blanket sizing:

Baby blanket: 91 cm x 91 cm / 36″x 36″;
Toddler blanket: 107 cm x 132 cm / 42″x 52″;
Lapghan: 91 cm x 122 cm / 36″x 48″;
Throw blanket: 132 cm x 152 cm / 52″x 60″;
Twin bed: 150 cm x 216 cm / 59″x 85″;
Full/ queen: 229 cm x 229 cm/ 90″x 90″;
King: 274 cm x 229 cm/ 108″x 90″.

You will need:

300 g cotton;

3 mm hook;

Scissors.

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Abbreviations:

ch= chain;

sc= single crochet;

dc= double crochet;

The pattern uses US crochet terminology.

Pattern Instructions for Diamond Crochet Baby Blanket: 

The Video Tutorial for the stitch, if the video doesn’t work here is the link for the video tutorial:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6WJ9uEQ0HwQ&t=7s&ab_channel=Turquoisewithvanilla

 

The chart:

For this pattern you have to make multiple of 10 chains plus 3 chains.

 

The written pattern:

Row 1:

2ch, 1dc in 4th chain from the hook, *4dc, 1ch, skip 1ch, 5dc*,

repeat *-*, 1dc.

Row 2:

2ch, 1dc, *3dc, 1ch, 1dc in ch of previous row, 1ch, skip 1dc of previous row and crochet 4 dc*, repeat *-*, 1 dc.

Row 3:

2ch, 1dc, *2dc, 1ch, skip 1dc of previous row, 3dc (1st in ch of previous row, the 2nd in dc of previous  row and the 3rd in ch of previous row), 1ch, skip 1 dc of previous row, 3 dc*, repeat *-*, 1dc.

Row 4:

2ch, 1dc, * 1dc, 1ch, skip 1dc of previous row, 5dc (1st in ch of previous row, the next 3dc in dc of previous  row and the 5th in ch of previous row), 1ch, skip 1 dc of previous row, 2 dc*, repeat *-*, 1 dc.

Row 5:

2ch, 1dc, *1ch, 7dc, 1ch, skip 1dc of previous row, 1dc*, repeat *-*, 1dc.

Row 6:

3ch, *9dc, 1ch*, repeat *-*, 1dc.

Row 7:

2ch, 1dc, *1ch, skip 1dc of previous row, 7dc, 1ch, 1dc in ch of previous row*, repeat *-*, 1dc.

Row 8:

2ch, 1dc, *1dc in ch of previous row, skip 1dc of previous row, 5 dc, 1ch, 2dc (first in ch of previous row)*, repeat *-*, 1 dc.

Row 9:

2ch, 1dc, *2dc, 1ch, skip 1dc of previous row, 3dc, 1ch, 3dc (first in ch of previous row)*, repeat *-*, 1dc.

Row 10:

2ch, 1dc, *3dc, 1ch, skip 1dc of previous row, 1dc, 1ch, 4dc*, repeat *-*, 1dc.

Row 11:

2ch, 1dc in 2nd dc of the previous row, *4dc, 1ch, skip 1ch, 5dc*,

repeat *-*, 1dc.

Repeat the pattern from row 2.

You can make an edge working 2 rounds of sc.

You can wash it by hand or in a washing machine at 30 degrees and iron it (only if you use cotton yarn) or block it.

I hope you will enjoy making this pattern and I can’t wait to see what color you will choose.

Here is a list with my others free patterns for baby blankets:

1. Crochet baby blanket;

2. Crochet chevron baby blanket;

3. Knitted baby blanket/ lapghan;

4. One day baby blanket.

I hope you enjoyed this project and I can’t wait to see your photos with this Diamonds baby blanket, feel free to tag me when you share your baby blanket on Instagram or Facebook, or you can use the hashtag #turquoisewithvanilla. 

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