This mile-a-minute blanket meets the donation requirements for Project Linus, an organization that distributes handmade blankets to children in need. A combination of yarn types and textured joins make it a comforting and fun sensory experience.
Basic crochet stitches: chain, double crochet, half double crochet, single crochet, slip stitch, treble (triple) crochet
Crocheting in the round
Increasing, seaming, decreasing by skipping stitches, changing colors, crocheting in the back loop
Pattern includes linked tutorials for identifying the back loop and single crochet seam
12 dc = 4” (10 cm) across. Exact gauge is not critical for this project.
Baby Blanket: 43” (109 cm) wide x 34” (86.5 cm) long.
Red Heart Dreamy yarn (100% acrylic, 8.8 oz/250 g, 466 yd/425 m/medium weight) – 1 skein each in 8512 Aqua (CA) and 8311 Ivory (CC), or approximately 466 yd (425 m) in each of 2 colors in any medium weight yarn.
Red Heart Dreamy Stripes yarn (100% acrylic, 6.3 oz/180 g, 355 yd/325 m/medium weight) – 1 skein in 9381 Caribbean (CB), or approximately 325 yd (297 m) in any medium weight yarn.
Red Heart Soft yarn (100% acrylic, 5 oz/141 g, 256 yd/234 m/medium weight) – 1 skein in 1882 Toast (CD), or approximately 230 yd (210.5 m) in any medium weight yarn.
US Size J-10/6 mm crochet hook, or size needed to obtain gauge.
Skill Level: Easy
Design by Marie Segares/Underground Crafter.