Thursday, July 30, 2009

Preemie Crochet Blanket Diagonal Alternate Blocks With Crochet Border and Alternate Blocks Hat


Preemie Crochet Blanket
Diagonal Alternate Blocks
With Crochet Border
and Alternate Blocks Hat
Hat without brim
Hat with brim

Material
Acrylic Soft Baby light yarn (3 ply), (280 g / 5 oz., 662 m / 724 yds.)
Crochet Hook: 4 mm [U.S. G/6].
Yarn needle.
Blanket finished size 26” X 26”
Increasing rows:
Chain 6
Row 1 (Right Side): Dc in 4th ch from hook and in next 2 ch; turn – 1 block made.
Row 2: Ch 6, dc in 4th ch from hook and in next 2 ch, (slip st, ch 3, 3 dc) all in ch-3 space of previous row in last dc; turn – 2 blocks made.
Row 3: ch 6, dc in 4th ch from hook and in next 2 ch, [(slip st, ch 3, 3 dc) all in next ch-3 space of previous row] twice; turn – 3 blocks made.
Row 4: Ch 6, dc in 4th ch from hook and in next 2 ch, [(slip st, ch 3, 3 dc) all in next ch-3 space of previous row]
3 times; turn – 4 blocks made.
Continue in in this manner, increasing 1 block on each row until there are 37 blocks across
Decreasing rows:
Row 37: slip st across first 3 dc, * (slip st, ch 3, 3 dc) all in next ch-3 space of previous row; repeat from *to last ch-3 space; slip st in last space; turn, do NOT make a block in last space – 35 blocks.
Repeat Row 37 for decreasing block pattern and work–1 block remains. Fasten off.
For help go on: YouTube video corner-to-corner crochet throw
Crochet Border:
With right side facing, in same ch3 space as last slip st; ch 3, 4 dc in same space,*sc in center dc of next block, 5 dc in next ch3 space, repeat* join with a slip st in top of ch3.
Fasten off. Weave in ends.


HAT 
Without brim











With brim

Chain 48 = 15 blocks by row
Row #1;
In 3rd ch 2dc *skip 2ch, in next ch; sl1, ch2, 2dc* repeat to the last 3 chains, skip 2 ch, in next ch; sl1, ch3. Turn.
Row #2;
1st block (In the same last sl1, ch3 space) 2dc
2nd and following blocks *between ch2 and 1st dc space from the previous row, sl1, ch2, 2dc* repeat to the last block, sl1, ch3. Turn.
Hat without brim:
Repeat Row #2 for 14 more rows
Hat with brim:
Repeat Row #2 for 18 more rows
Finishing:
On last row finish by Sl1, cut yarn keeping 10” tail for sew the hat.
Sew back sides hat together, keeping hat folded seam in middle sew top of hat. Turn on right side.
Separate in 2 the balance of yarn and make 2 pompoms
03/06/14

2 comments:

Tabitha Washington said...

Love the design. Made first hat according to pattern, but finished product too big for my 2.5lb preemie granddaughter. So reduced chain to 39, 12 blocks and 15 rows. Hat looks wonderful on our little Maddie. Thanks.

Just Another Old Geezer said...

These are so very pretty - especially love the hat, it's so unique. Thanks so much...
http://freecrochetpattern.weebly.com/crochet-patterns-for-preemies.html