Seaside Cuddles Baby Blanket

Crochet our easy moss stitch Seaside Cuddles Baby Blanket. If you need a quick gift for baby this blanket works up fast in just a few hours. This pattern is available for free on the blog! Or purchase the ad free PDF on Ravelry or Etsy.

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The seaside cuddles baby blanket is worked in the moss stitch. The moss stitch is quick and easy using only single crochet (sc) stitches and chains. It’s made in Bernat Blanket yarn for a cuddly and squishy baby blanket.

The blues used are soft and fresh with a nautical feel. Perfect for a modern beach themed nursery.

The blanket is sized 34″ x 40″ making it a great size for cuddling or the stroller.

Pattern Details

 Yarn Requirements:   

Bernat Blanket Yarn – 100% Polyester (220yds/201m / 10.57oz/300g)

One Size: 34 x 40″ 

Colors Used Baby Blanket White (MC), Baby Teal (A), and Country Blue (B)

Balls Needed: 

MC  (approx. 500g)           2  

A (approx. 100g)                1         

B (approx. 100g)                1           

Total 700g/514 yards

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Bernat Blanket and Blanket Brights Yarn 300g

Crochet Hook Requirements:

US N/15 (10 mm) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge

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  • Yarn needle


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Gauge: 

8 sts and 7 rows equal to 4″with 10mm crochet hook in moss stitch pattern

Abbreviations:

Ch – Chain

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

YouTube Videos: 

Moss Stitch

Full Video Tutorial

Pattern – Seaside Cuddles Baby Blanket

Instructions: Get the printable PDF HERE

When changing colors, work last yarn over of last stitch with next color. Don’t cut colors carry along the edge.

Pattern is worked in even numbers if you’re altering the size of blanket.

Blanket

Row 1: With MC, ch 65, work 1 sc in the 2nd ch from hook, work 1 sc in each ch across, turn—64 sts.

Moss stitch begins

Row 2: Ch 1 (not included as a st here and throughout), work 1 sc in first st, *ch 1, sk st, work 1 sc in next st; rep from * across, work 1 sc in last st, turn—64 sts.

Row 3: Ch 1, work 1 sc in first st, *ch 1, sk st, work 1 sc in ch-1 sp; rep from * across, work 1 sc in last st, turn—64 sts. Last st change to A, drop MC don’t cut.

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Row 4: Rep Row 3. Last st change to B, drop A don’t cut.

Row 5: Rep Row 3. Last st change to MC (pick up dropped yarn Row 3), drop B don’t cut.

Rows 6-68: Rep Row 3 color rep as follows; 3 Rows MC, 1 Row A and 1 Row B ending with 3 Rows MC—64 sts.

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Final Row/Finishing Border: With MC ch 1, work 1 sc in each st and ch-1 sp across 64 sts, turn down side of blanket, work 1 sc evenly across side (1 sc st per row) 69 sts, work 1 sc evenly across bottom edge 64 sts, work 1 sc evenly across side edge of blanket 69 sts, sl st in first sc of Final Row to join—266 sts.

Border Round 2: Ch 1 (counts as 1 st), work 2 sc in first st, *work 1 sc in each st across to corner, at corner work 3 sc in each of next 2 sts; rep from * 2 more times, work 1 sc in each st across, last st add 3 sc, sl st in first sc to join—282 sts.

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Round 3: Ch 1, work 1 sc in each st around, sl st in first sc to join—282 sts. Fasten off and weave in ends.

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