Modern Herringbone Baby Blanket

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Free crochet pattern to make this Modern Herringbone Baby Blanket! Corner-to-Corner design is worked in squares and joined as you go. Joining as you go creates a gorgeous, seamless design.

Modern Herringbone Baby Blanket

The herringbone blanket includes a step by step video tutorial on YouTube. The video is very helpful to get you through the first 2 rows of the graph.

Modern Herringbone Baby Blanket

The Modern Herringbone Baby Blanket is designed in Ultra Mellowspun DK from Mary Maxim. It’s a beautiful soft yarn perfect for babies. It comes in a variety of colours to choose from.

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Modern Herringbone Baby Blanket

My new nephew inspired me to make this set. The blanket was a labour of love with all those ends to weave. The finished blanket was definitely worth the work.

Baby blanket has finished dimensions of 32 x 40″. Perfect size for the crib or stroller.

Pattern – Modern Herringbone Baby Blanket


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Yarn Requirements:   

Mary Maxim – Mellowspun DK 70% Acrylic, 30% Nylon (1.75oz/50g/174yds/160m)

One Size: Shown in Light Grey (MC), Robins Egg (A), White (B), Dark Aqua (C), Dark Grey (D), Periwinkle (E).

Balls Needed MC (5), A-E (1 each)

Crochet Hook Requirements:

US G/6 (4mm) or size needed to obtain gauge


1 ( 6 x 6 block) Square = to 4″

Finished Measurements:

32″ x 40″

Modern Herringbone Baby Blanket

Additional Supplies:

–   Yarn needle

Watch the Video on YouTube


Ch – Chain

Dc – Double Crochet

MC – Main Color

Rep – Repeat

RS – Right Side

Sc – Single Crochet

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 

Photography by Gina McFadden Photography

Modern Herringbone Baby Blanket


Blanket is worked in squares on the diagonal in double crochet C2C (corner-to-corner). Each square is made then next square is made by joining as you go.  Graph is followed from Right to Left, after first row of blocks is completed start back at right and work to the left. Square size is 6 x 6 blocks. One half of square is a 6 block triangle the other half is a 5 block triangle. When changing colours, work last yarn over of last stitch with next color. Keep all tails to WS of work.

When joining the next square follow arrow pattern. #1 is 6 block A and 5 block MC. Square #2  Join B to MC. #3 Join C to MC. #4 Join A to MC etc…  (see video for demonstration).

Detailed written instruction are provided in the PDF pattern. Purchase HERE and save 15% off with code HERR15.

Modern Herringbone Baby Blanket

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