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Millie Crochet Bobble Baby Blanket

The Crochet Bobble baby blanket is colorful, fun, and full of texture, perfect for a new arrival. This crochet baby blanket was made with a but little girl in mind, but change the colors and it will be great for boys and girls.

Below you will find the complete pattern and instructional photos for this crochet baby blanket. You will also find all the materials, stitches, gauge, and sizing information. If you would like all of this in a nicely formatted printable format, you can purchase the Ad-Free Large Print PDF Pattern.

A Crochet Bobble Baby Blanket for the New Baby

When I heard my cousin was having a baby girl, I was just thrilled. I knew I needed to create something truly special for this little baby. My grandmother used to make baby quilts for every new baby. I searched several quilt designs for inspiration. I knew I wanted it colorful but simple to make.

I ended up choosing this checkered pattern. The blanket alternates between a color and white. The white provides some consistency while the colors are, well, colorful. This blanket can be carefully planned out or you can just work with yarn from your stash and make it up as you go. Either way it is a relatively simple pattern.

Free crochet pattern for a beautiful and colorful bobble baby blanket. There are 4 added video tutorials to help walk you through how to make this blanket.

Keeping this Bobble Baby Blanket Easy

This blanket only consists of two stitches, the single crochet, and the bobble stitch. I just created a bobble stitch tutorial that will teach you the stitch as well as show you how to change colors in the video tutorial.

You will work one row of bobble stitch, then you get to take it easy and work 3 rows of single crochet. Just change colors when necessary and it makes it a pretty easy pattern.

To finish off the Bobble baby blanket, we are using the Camel Stitch Blanket Border. This border is very easy and works for any size blanket.

Making the Bobble Baby Blanket Larger

This blanket makes a beautiful baby blanket, but will also make a fun bedspread or throw blanket. To make this blanket larger you will just add chains to the starting chain in multiples of 18. Every extra 18 stitches will give you a new column of squares. Then you can continue working the repeat rows until the blanket is as tall as you would like it.

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Free crochet pattern for a beautiful and colorful bobble baby blanket. There are 4 added video tutorials to help walk you through how to make this blanket.
Working on the Millie Bobble Blanket

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Materials Needed

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10.44 oz or 543 yds of Red Heart Super Saver, White
2.9 oz or 151 yds of Red Heart Super Saver, Petal Pink
2.9 oz or 151 yds of Red Heart Super Saver, Turqua
2.32 oz or 121 yds of Red Heart Super Saver, Tea Leaf
5.32 oz or 121 yds of Red Heart Super Saver, Perfect Pink (Squares and Border)
Size I, 5.5mm, Crochet Hook
Yarn Needle
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1242 yards or 23.88 oz of yarn used for the total blanket, approx. 0.58 oz or 30 yards per square.

Stitches and Abbreviations

CH – Chain
SC – Single Crochet
HDC – Half Double Crochet
BO – Bobble Stitch
ST(s) – Stitch(es)
SLST – Slip Stitch

We will also be working into the third loop of the stitches in the border. This is demonstrated in the border video tutorial below.

Gauge and Size

Gauge 7 SC X 8 rows = 2 inches
Size: Final blanket size with border measures 31 X 32.5 inches.

Helpful Video Tutorials

Here are some video tutorials that will help you with making this blanket.
How to Change Colors (I included how to change colors with a bobble stitch)
Bobble Stitch Tutorial
Single Crochet Border Tutorial
Camel Stitch Border Tutorial

Special Stitches

Bobble Stitch – BO -*Yarn Over, insert you hook into the stitch, Yarn over and pull up a loop, Yarn over and pull the first loop through the second and third loop.* repeat from *to* a total of five times all working into the same stitch. You will end up with 6 loops on your hook, yarn over and pull the first loop through all the loops on your hook. Your bobble stitch is complete.

Free crochet pattern for a beautiful and colorful bobble baby blanket. There are 4 added video tutorials to help walk you through how to make this blanket.

Millie Crochet Bobble Baby Blanket

Notes:
-Written in US terms.
-Color information is given when you change to a new set of squares. You will change colors every 18 stitches in every row.
-You can make this blanket wider by working any starting chain in the multiple of 18+1. Every 18 stitches is a new square.

Free crochet pattern for a beautiful and colorful bobble baby blanket. There are 4 added video tutorials to help walk you through how to make this blanket.

Colors used in Rows 1- 21 in order for Row 1: White, Teal, White, Light Pink, White, Dark pink.

CH 109 with White.

Row 1: SC in 2nd Ch from hook, SC in next 17 CH, *Change Colors, SC in next 18 CH* repeat from *to*a total of 5 times.

Row 2: Ch1, turn, Sc in first 5 STs, BO in next ST. *SC in next 7 STs, BO in next ST* repeat from *to* a total of 12 times changing colors every 18 STs. SC in the last 6 STs.

Row 3-5: Ch1, turn, SC in first 18 STs, *Change Colors, SC in next 18 STs* repeat from *to* a total of 5 times.

Row 6: Ch1, turn, Sc in first ST, BO in next ST. *SC in next 7 STs, BO in next ST* repeat from *to* a total of 13 times changing colors every 18 STs. SC in the last 2 STs.

Row 7-9: Ch1, turn, SC in first 18 STs, *Change Colors, SC in next 18 STs* repeat from *to* a total of 5 times.

Row 10: Ch1, turn, Sc in first 5 STs, BO in next ST. *SC in next 7 STs, BO in next ST* repeat from *to* a total of 12 times changing colors every 18 STs. SC in the last 6 STs.

Row 11-13: Ch1, turn, SC in first 18 STs, *Change Colors, SC in next 18 STs* repeat from *to* a total of 5 times.

Row 14: Ch1, turn, Sc in first ST, BO in next ST. *SC in next 7 STs, BO in next ST* repeat from *to* a total of 13 times changing colors every 18 STs. SC in the last 2 STs.

Row 15-17: Ch1, turn, SC in first 18 STs, *Change Colors, SC in next 18 STs* repeat from *to* a total of 5 times.

Row 18: Ch1, turn, Sc in first 5 STs, BO in next ST. *SC in next 7 STs, BO in next ST* repeat from *to* a total of 12 times changing colors every 18 STs. SC in the last 6 STs.

Row 19-20: Ch1, turn, SC in first 18 STs, *Change Colors, SC in next 18 STs* repeat from *to* a total of 5 times.

Colors used in Rows 21- 40 in order for Row 21: Light Pink, White, Dark Pink, White, Green, White.

Row 21: Change Color, CH1, turn, SC in the first 18 STs, *Change Color, SC in next 18 STs.* repeat from *to* a total of 5 times.

Row 22: Ch1, turn, Sc in first ST, BO in next ST. *SC in next 7 STs, BO in next ST* repeat from *to* a total of 13 times changing colors every 18 STs. SC in the last 2 STs.

Row 23-25: Ch1, turn, SC in first 18 STs, *Change Colors, SC in next 18 STs* repeat from *to* a total of 5 times.

Row 26: Ch1, turn, Sc in first 5 STs, BO in next ST. *SC in next 7 STs, BO in next ST* repeat from *to* a total of 12 times changing colors every 18 STs. SC in the last 6 STs.

Row 27-29: Ch1, turn, SC in first 18 STs, *Change Colors, SC in next 18 STs* repeat from *to* a total of 5 times.

Row 30: Ch1, turn, Sc in first 5 STs, BO in next ST. *SC in next 7 STs, BO in next ST* repeat from *to* a total of 12 times changing colors every 18 STs. SC in the last 6 STs.

Row 31-33: Ch1, turn, SC in first 18 STs, *Change Colors, SC in next 18 STs* repeat from *to* a total of 5 times.

Row 34: Ch1, turn, Sc in first 5 STs, BO in next ST. *SC in next 7 STs, BO in next ST* repeat from *to* a total of 12 times changing colors every 18 STs. SC in the last 6 STs.

Row 35 – 37: Ch1, turn, SC in first 18 STs, *Change Colors, SC in next 18 STs* repeat from *to* a total of 5 times.

Row 38: Ch1, turn, Sc in first 5 STs, BO in next ST. *SC in next 7 STs, BO in next ST* repeat from *to* a total of 12 times changing colors every 18 STs. SC in the last 6 STs.

Row 39-40: Ch1, turn, SC in first 18 STs, *Change Colors, SC in next 18 STs* repeat from *to* a total of 5 times.

Colors used in Rows 41- 60 in order for Row 41: White, Green, White, Teal, White, Light Pink.

Row 41: Change Color, CH1, turn, SC in the first 18 STs, *Change Color, SC in next 18 STs.* repeat from *to* a total of 5 times.

Row 42-60: Repeat rows 2-20 with the new colors.

Colors used in Rows 61- 80 in order for Row 61: Teal, White, Light Pink, White, Dark Pink, White.

Row 61: Change Color, CH1, turn, SC in the first 18 STs, *Change Color, SC in next 18 STs.* repeat from *to* a total of 5 times.

Row 62-80: Repeat rows 22-40 with the new colors.

Colors used in Rows 81- 100 in order for Row 81: White, Dark Pink, Green, White, Teal.

Row 81: Change Color, CH1, turn, SC in the first 18 STs, *Change Color, SC in next 18 STs.* repeat from *to* a total of 5 times.

Row 82-100: Repeat rows 2-20 with the new colors.

Colors used in Rows 101- 120 in order for Row 101: Green, White, Teal, White, Light Pink, White.

Row 101: Change Color, CH1, turn, SC in the first 18 STs, *Change Color, SC in next 18 STs.* repeat from *to* a total of 5 times.

Row 102-120: Repeat rows 22-40 with the new colors.

From here you can fasten off or continue with the color you have to create a single crochet border along the edge.

Single Crochet Border

To add a single crochet border, CH1, working into the sides of rows 1-120, work 1 SC into the side of each row. When you reach the corner CH2, turn, and work a SC into the opposite side of you starting Ch. Ch2 at the corner, turn and work a SC into the side of each row, CH2 at the corner, turn, SC into each ST of row 120. CH2 at the corner and SLST to the first SC of the border.

Here is a Single Crochet Border video tutorial showing how to do this.

Adding the Camel Stitch Border

If can stick to the same color you are working with or pick a new color. Follow the pattern below for adding a camel stitch border or follow the video tutorial below.

Camel Stitch Border Pattern

-Written in US terms.
-I do not count my turning chain as a stitch.
-The border is worked all in one direction.

Row 1: SLST to any CH2 corner. Ch2 and HDC into the Ch2 corner. *HDC into each ST down one side of the blanket, (HDC, CH2, HDC) into the CH2 corner* repeat from *to* a total of 3 times. HDC into each ST down the last side of the blanket, HDC into the same corner as the first HDC of this row, CH2 and SLST to the first HDC of this Row.

Row 2-7: CH2, HDC into the CH2 corner. *HDC into the third loop in each ST down one side of the blanket, (HDC, CH2, HDC) into the CH2 corner* repeat from *to* a total of 3 times. HDC into the third loop in each ST down the last side of the blanket, HDC into the same corner as the first HDC of this row, CH2 and SLST to the first HDC of this Row.

Note: The first HDC is actually worked into the CH2 corner behind it. This allows us to keep the seam in one corner and makes this a one row repeat.

Then fasten off at the end of the row and weave in your ends.

Free crochet pattern for a beautiful and colorful bobble baby blanket. There are 4 added video tutorials to help walk you through how to make this blanket.

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