School Night Child's Blanket

School Night Childs Blanket
School Night Childs Blanket

Need a versatile DIY home decor project? This School Night Child's Blanket is the perfect DIY gift for children. Aside from being an easy afghan project, this child's blanket will add a pop of color to your home. It is such a customizable project and is perfect for a DIY throw.

From the Blogger: "This child's blanket can brighten up your home, or serve as a throw for an adult. This blanket was designed to fit the size requirements for Project Night Night Packages for homeless children. Skills used basic crochet stitches: chain, double crochet, single crochet working in rows increasing, decreasing by skipping stitches, and crocheting into chain spaces."


Crochet HookI/9 or 5.5 mm hook

Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)

Crochet Gauge16 sts x 7.5 rows = 4 (10 cm) in pattern. Exact gauge is not critical for this project.

Finished SizeAdjustable. Pictured sample measures 36" x 43" (91.5 cm x 109 cm).

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Yes, why not. This is an easy project for beginners. The children will enjoy doing this because of the simple design and simple stitches. They will also treasure this as they grow up and be proud of it. Proud for finishing such kind of frown up project.

I know it says it is a childs blanket, but it is also a great blanket to have handy for cozy nights on the couch with your favorite book. Heartland is a nice soft yarn, so this blanket would be really comfortable. With all of the colour changes and stitch variations I wouldnt say this pattern is good for a beginner, but it is easy to follow.

I would love to make this for my friend Tom!

Great pattern for a great charity and you can adjust the size if you want to make it for an adult.


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