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Flannel Receiving Blanket with Crochet Edging #1

Flannel blanket with crocheted edging hand made by
Hearts and Crafts member, Joan Cohen

Raggedy Andy doll doll hand made by Christine Hohenshilt;
courtesy of her daughter, Jean Tuzinski)

  • Flannel baby blanket
  • Crochet Hook - Size 1
  • #10 Crochet cotton thread

Add a blanket stitch to the edge of a flannel receiving blanket using #10 crochet cotton thread. If using flannel fabric rather than a finished blanket, serge around the edge first.

After the blanket stitching has been completed, start the crochet edging.

With right side of blanket facing, join thread with sl st thru any one of the blanket stitches.

Round 1: Sc in each space made by the blanket sts, (around the entire blanket). Join with sl st to first sc.

Round 2: Ch 6, skip next 3 sc *dc in next sc, ch 3, skip next 3 sc*; Repeat ** around. Join with sl st to third ch of beginning ch 6.

Round 3: Ch 1, sc in same st, ch 3 (sc in next dc, ch 3) around. Join with sl st to first sc.

To work Puff St: *yo, insert hook in st indicated, yo and pull up a loop even with loop on hook*; Repeat ** three times more, yo and draw through all 9 loops on the hook.

To work Picot: ch 4, sl st in third ch from hook.

Round 4: (Dc, ch1) twice in next sc, work (Puff st, Picot, dc, ch 1, dc) in same st, *sl st in next sc (dc, ch 1) twice in next sc, work (Puff st, Picot, dc, ch 1, dc) in same st*; Repeat ** around. Join with sl st to same st as previous joining.

Finish off.

Alternate instructions:

After the blanket stitching has been completed, start the crochet edging.

Make 5 double crochet *sc in next space of blanket st, skip one st, 5 dbl crochet in next st*; Repeat ** around until you have finished the entire edge of the blanket.

Finish off.

Abbreviations:

YO - yarn over
Sl - slip
St - stitch
Ch - chain

 


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