I LOVE the Herringbone Double Crochet stitch and I love sport weight yarn, so I combined the two to create this fun baby blanket! The pattern is FREE below or you can purchase the pdf for $1 on Ravelry.

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Materials

  • 2-4 colors sport weight yarn (approximately 273 yards each color for 4 colors)
  • H/8(5.00mm) hook or hook to obtain gauge
  • Scissors
  • Measuring Tape
  • Tapestry Needle

Difficulty

  • Easy

Gauge

  • 14 herr-dc + 9 rows = 4”

Sizing

  • Baby Blanket- 30” x 34”

Pattern Notes

Starting chain does not count as first stitch.

Make the blanket as wide as you like by chaining multiples of 16 + 2 until desired width.

Blanket pictured is made with 4 different colors, changing colors every 2 rows.

Stitches Needed

ch- chain

st- stitch

herr-dc- yarn over, insert hook into stitch, yarn over, pull through stitch and one loop, yarn over, pull through one loop, yarn over, pull through both loops.

herr-dc2tog- yarn over, insert hook into st, draw up a loop and pull through 1 loop on hook, yarn over, pull through 1 loop, yarn over, insert hook into next st, draw up a loop and pull through 1 loop on hook, yarn over, pull through 1 loop, (3 loops on hook at this point), yarn over, pull through all 3 loops.

herr-dc3tog- yarn over, insert hook into st, draw up a loop and pull through 1 loop on hook, yarn over, pull through 1 loop, yarn over, insert hook into next st, draw up a loop and pull through 1 loop on hook, yarn over, pull through 1 loop, yarn over, insert hook into next st, draw up a loop and pull through 1 loop on hook, yarn over, pull through all 4 loops.

Pattern

Ch 114

Row 1: herr-dc in 3rd ch from hook and next 6 chains, 3 herr-dc in next ch, 1 herr-dc in next 6 chains, * herr-dc3tog over the next 3 ch, 1 herr-dc in next 6 ch, 3 herr-dc in next ch, 1 herr-dc in next 6 ch*, repeat across to last 2, herr-dc2tog. (113)

Row 2: Ch 3, turn, skip 1st st, 1 herr-dc in next 7 st, 3 herr-dc in next st, 1 herr-dc in next 6 st, *herr-dc3tog,  1 herr-dc in next 6 st, 3 herr-dc in next st, 1 herr-dc in next 6 st*, repeat across to last 2 st, herr-dc2tog. (113)

Rows 3- 72: Repeat round 2.

Finish off. Weave in ends.

Optional Trim

Round 1: Ch 1, turn, sc evenly around entire blanket, working 2 sc in each corner, join to 1st st.

Rounds 2-3: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st around, join to 1st st.

Finish off. Weave in ends.