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"This is a soothing, beginner-friendly preemie blanket crochet pattern. The Lullabies Blanket is designed to meet the donation requirements of the Joan Schick Blanket Project, an organization that distributes handmade blankets to neonatal intensive care units in New Jersey. (Both the Large Preemie and Baby Blanket sizes meet the donation requirements.) Skills Used Basic crochet stitches: chain, double crochet, single crochet, slip stitch Crocheting flat in rows (for center of blanket) and crocheting the round (for borders) Crocheting in the back loop (includes link to video tutorial) Crocheting square pieces (includes video tutorials) Special stitch: pf (with written instructions and video tutorial) Skill Level Easy Materials WeCrochet Brava 500 yarn (100% acrylic, 17.5 oz/500 g/1,090 yd/996.5 m) in 28311 Peacock – 1 (2, 2) skeins, or approximately 660 yd (1,485 yd, 2,139 yd)/548.5 m (1,358 m, 1,956 m) in any medium weight yarn. WeCrochet Bright I-9/5.5 mm crochet hook, or size needed to obtain gauge. Clover Quick Locking Stitch Markers. Clover bent-tip yarn needles. Gauge 13 dc = 4” (10 cm) across. Exact gauge is not critical for this project."
Crochet HookI/9 or 5.5 mm hook
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
Crochet Gauge13 dc = 4” (10 cm) across. Exact gauge is not critical for this project.
Finished SizeSmall Preemie (Large Preemie, Baby Blanket). Photographed sample is Small Preemie size.
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