Sunday, August 5, 2012

Car Seat Blanket for Charity - Free Crochet Pattern

by Beth Pitard


Finished Size:  Approx 20" x 24"

You will need:
2 skeins Worsted Weight Yarn (just about a full skein of each)
Size K (6.5mm) Crochet Hook
Scissors
Tapestry Needle

Gauge:  Approx 11 sts = 4"

Abbreviations Used:
Ch: Chain
Dc: Double Crochet
Sk: Skip
Sts: Stitches
Sc: Single Crochet

Lets Begin!
Chain 58 loosely  **NOTE:  Yarn is held doubled**

Row 1: DC in 4th Ch from hook and each Ch across (56 Dc)  Ch 3, Turn
Row 2-?: Dc in each Dc across. Ch 3, Turn.  Repeat this row for 8 (or 16) inches (56 Dc)

Next Row:  22 Dc, Ch 10, Sk 10 DC, 23 DC Ch 3, Turn (Total 56 sts)
Next Row:  22 Dc, 10 Dc in Ch Sts, 23 Dc Ch 3, Turn (56)

Car Seat Strap Opening
Car Seat Strap Opening (Image 1)
Repeat Row 2-? until Approx 24" long.  Do not cut yarn.

Border:
Ch 1, 1 Sc in each Dc, 2 Sc in each row on the side.  There will be 3 Sc in each corner.

The flower is optional.

I designed this Car Seat Blanket for charity.  If you make one for your own use, please consider making another and donating to your favorite charity.  

Beth







8 comments:

  1. I love this pattern. One quick question, is the yarn doubled? By the looks of the pic, it is.

    Thanks!
    Allyson

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    1. Yes, the yarn is held doubled. Thank you for posting your comment. I will edit the pattern to be more clear. Thank you!

      Beth

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    2. I figured it was, but it's best to be sure! I will make some for the babies of Pine Ridge.

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  3. Why does row 2 say 8" or 16"? Which is it? Thanks very much!!

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  4. Hi rscowtown. Sorry to confuse you.
    The blanket it a total of 24" long. You can make the opening at either end and that is why I say you repeat row 2 for 8 or 16 inches.

    I hope this helps.



    Beth

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  5. Hi there I was wondering if you would allow me to sell any that I make?

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