This free crochet pattern for a carrying blanket was originally published in the 1920s in Universal Publishing’s Smart Crochet
Follow the easy step-by-step instructions of this vintage baby blanket pattern to crochet this classic crochet blanket. There is absolutely no charge for personal use of this crocheted baby blanket pattern.
Crochet Baby Blanket Pattern:
Free Carrying Blanket Pattern
Chadwick’s Red Heart Baby Wool, 10 balls (3/4 oz. balls) of Peach
Crochet Hook No. 6,
4 Yards of Blue Satin Ribbon, 2″ Wide
The finished carrying blanket measures approximately 30″x40″.
Gauge: 1 shell and 1 cluster = 1 1/2″; 1 shell and 1 cluster row = 1 1/4″.
Use Double Yarn Throughout.
Starting at narrow edge make a chain 40″ long.
Row 1: Holding back on hook the last loop of each dc, make 2 dc in 4th ch from hook, yarn over and draw through all loops on hook (cluster made), * skip 2 ch, make 5 dc in next ch (shell made), skip 2 ch, make a 3-dc cluster in next ch. Repeat from * across, until row measures 30″. Cut off remaining chain. Ch 3, turn.
Row 2: 2 dc in back loop of cluster (half shell made), * sc in center dc of next shell, shell in back loop of next cluster. Repeat from * across, ending with 3 dc in back loop of next cluster (another half shell made). Ch 3, turn.
Row 3: Make a 2-dc cluster in first dc, * shell in back loop of next sc, cluster in center dc of next shell. Repeat from * across. Ch 3, turn.
Rows 4-7: Repeat rows 2 and 3.
Row 8: Repeat row 2.
Row 9: Cluster in first dc, (shell in back loop of next sc, cluster in center dc of next shell) 3 times; * shell in back loop of next sc, sc in center dc of next shell. Repeat from * across to within last 3 complete shells, (cluster in center dc of next shell, shell in back loop of next sc) 3 times; cluster in top of turning chain. Ch 3, turn.
Row 10: Repeat row 2.
Repeat rows 9 and 10 alternately until piece measures 36″, ending with 10th row.
Next Row: Repeat 3rd row.
Repeat rows 2 and 3 alternately 3 more times. Sc closely around outer edge. Join and break off.
Sew satin ribbon around outer edges, mitering corners.
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