Dusty Rose Baby Set

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The Dusty Rose Baby Set includes a free baby blanket pattern! When I first started my business baby sets and baby prop items were the most popular request I received.  I have to admit I absolutely loved making cute baby items.  They’re very quick and satisfying to make.  Being a mom of 4 you can image I’m a little obsessed with babies and cute tiny baby clothes!  I didn’t start crocheting until my youngest was 18 mths so I never had the privilege of making my own babies these adorable sets.  I started browsing through all my old images and couldn’t help but start scheduling some #throwbackthursday posts.  I posted The criss cross baby set I frequently made with interchangeable flowers. This was before I was writing my patterns for sale. (original photo below)

I received so many comments and love for this set I just had to get on writing it up!  It just so happens my sister-in-law is due in August with a baby girl so I jumped on the opportunity to make her something I would have loved for my 3 girls.  I like to go all out so making just a hat and bootie set wasn’t enough I needed to make a matching blanket too!  I picked a classic wave chevron stitch and soft soothing colours.

I’ve made the Dusty Rose Baby Blanket available for FREE on my YouTube Channel.  The video includes how to make these tassels but I’ve also put up the tassel video separately for easy reference.  Lets jump right into how to make this cozy baby blanket.
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Yarn Requirements:  

Craftsy Sprightly Acrylic Worsted Yarn – 100% Acrylic (201yds/184m /3.5oz/100g)

Shown in Ecru (MC), Suede (A), Misty Pink (B), Misty Purple (C)

MC (2), A (2), B (2), C (2)

Blanket Size: 32″ x 40″

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Sprightly Acrylic Worsted Yarn – $3.16

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Crochet Hook Requirements:

 US I/9 (5.5mm) or size needed to obtain gauge

Additional Supplies:

Yarn needle

Personalized Garment Tags (optional)


Ch(s) – Chain(s)

Dc – Double Crochet

Dc3tog – Double Crochet Decrease 3 Together *see video

MC – Main Color

Rep – Repeat

RS – Right Side

Sk – Skip

Sl St – Slip Stitch

Sp(s) – Space(s)

St(s) – Stitch(es)

WS – Wrong Side

( ) – Work step in parentheses in indicated stitch

[ ] – Work step in brackets number of times indicated


16 sts and 6 rows equal to 4″ in pattern with 5.5mm crochet hook

Baby Blanket: Stitch Pattern is worked in multiples of 14 plus 3 (10×14=3=143). When changing colors, work last yarn over of last stitch with next color. Cut yarn when changing color and crochet over ends as you go.

Setup Row: Starting with MC and 5.5mm hook, ch 143, Work 2 dc in 4th ch from hook, work 1 dc in each of next 3 chs, work 2 dc3tog over next 6 chs, *work 1 dc in each of next 3 chs, work 3 dc in each of next 2 chs, work 1 dc in each of next 3 chs, work 2 dc3tog over next 6 chs; rep from * across, end with work 1 dc in each of next 3 chs, work 3 dc in last ch, turn—140 sts.

Row 1: Ch 3 (counts as a st), Work 2 dc in first st, work 1 dc in each of next 3 sts, work 2 dc3tog over next 6 sts, *work 1 dc in each of next 3 sts, work 3 dc in each of next 2 sts, work 1 dc in each of next 3 sts, work 2 dc3tog over next 6 sts; rep from * across, end with work 1 dc in each of next 3 sts, work 3 dc in turning ch, turn—140 sts.

Rep Row 1 for Pattern.

Colour pattern is worked as follows;

#Rows                          2      2      4      2      4

                                      MC  B      C      A     MC

                                      B      C      A     MC  B

                                      C      A      MC   B    C

                                      A     MC    B      C     A

End with 3 Rows MC. Fasten off and weave in ends.


Tassels: Make 10 in any color

Cut 24 pieces 14-16″ long.  Cut 2 additional lengths for tying. Tie bundle of 24 pieces at the halfway point (use this tie to attach to the blanket). With second length tie around all pieces making a small ball. Weave end under ball. Tie tassels to each wave in setup row.  Weave ends under tassel ball. Steam and trim ends. See video tutorial on YouTube.


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This pattern is the sole property of MJ’s Off the Hook Designs. This pattern is copyright protected and cannot be copied or reproduced in any way. You are welcome to sell your finished items from this pattern. I require a reference or link for my design. My photos are copyright protected and are not to be used to sell your items. This pattern is written in Standard American Terms.

The Hat and Bootie set is not a free pattern but it does include a full video tutorial for making the hat, flowers, and booties.  The blanket is also included in the PDF download.   Thanks so much to everyone that purchases one of my patterns.  You can purchase the pattern here on Ravelry.

Hat Sizes: Newborn (2wks-3mth, 3-6mth, 6-9mth, 9-12mth, 12-18mth, 18-24mth) needed 1 (25mm button)

Bootie Sizes: 0-3mth (3-6mth, 6-12mth, 12-18mth, 18-24mth) needed 6 (20mm buttons)

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