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A Crocheted Baby's Bonnet and Blanket

“A lovely crocheted bonnet and blanket ideal for a baby's shower or to gift a newborn. Perfect size for a car seat, carry seat or crib.” - Denise Holmes

  • Knitting
  • 2-3 hours
  • Intermediate

You will need:

  • 2 Balls Deramores Studio DK Yarn in Pearl
  • 2 Balls Deramores Studio DK Yarn in Mist
  • 4.5mm crochet hook
  • Big eyed needle for sewing ends in

Stitches used: DC - Double Crochet, HTR - Half Treble, TR - Treble

Instructions

Blanket

Roune One

Start with 4 chain, slip stitch into first chain to form a ring.
Into the ring. Chain 4, two trebles, chain 3,2 trebles, chain 3, 2 trebles, chain 3 1 treble, then slip stitch into third chain at beginning of round to join. Slip stitch into chain space ready to start round two. See below.

Round Two

Chain 4, make 2 trebles into same chain space, then treble into next two trebles, two trebles into chain space,( making 6 trebles in a row, this is the main basis of the pattern, having 6 trebles in a row.)

Chain 3 make 2 trebles in same space (making corner). 2 trebles into next 2 trebles, 2 trebles into chain space.(making 6 in a row.) Chain 3, two trebles into same space to make corner,2 trebles into next 2 trebles, 2 trebles into same chain space making corner. 2 trebles into next 2 trebles,2 trebles into chain space, one treble into space and slip stitch into top of three chains at the start of previous round - see needle in photo below to show where slip stitch goes ( this completes your 6 trebles )to join.

Round Three

Chain 4, 2 trebles into corner, then chain 2,skip 2 trebles, treble into each of next 4 trebles,2 trebles into chain space (maintaining 6 treble count).

Chain 3,2 trebles into corner space. Chain 2, skip 2 trebles treble into next 4,2 trebles into chain space.

Chain 3, 2 trebles into same space chain 2, skip 2 trebles, treble into next 4, 2 trebles into chain space.

Chain 3, 2 trebles into same space. Chain 2, skip 2 trebles, treble into next 4, last treble into below chain space then join with slip stitch to complete 6 count and round. Slip stitch into chain space.

Round Four

Chain 4, 2 trebles into chain space ,2 trebles into next 2 trebles, 2 trebles into chain space. ( 6 trebles)

Chain 2, miss 2 trebles, treble into next 4, 2 trebles into corner.

Chain 3, 2 trebles into same corner space. Treble into next 2 trebles. 2 trebles into chain space .Chain 2, skip 2 trebles, treble into next 4, two trebles into corner chain space.

Chain 3, 2 trebles into same corner space, treble into next 2 trebles,2 trebles into chain space. Skip 2 trebles, treble into next 4, 2 trebles into corner space.

Chain 3, 2 trebles into same corner space. Chain 2, treble into next 2 trebles, two trebles into chain space. Skip 2,trebles,treble into next 4, one treble into below gap to make 5th treble, slip stitch into top of beginning 4 chain to finish round. Slip stitch into chain space.

Round Five

(these are the two rounds we repeat for the rest of the pattern.)

Chain 4,2 trebles into same chain corner space.

Chain 2, skip 2 trebles, treble into next 4 ,2 trebles into chain space.

Chain 2, skip 2, treble into next 4, 2 trebles into corner space.

Chain 3, 2 trebles into same corner space.

Chain 2, skip 2 trebles, treble into next 4,2 trebles into chain space. Chain 2,skip 2 trebles, treble into next 4,2 trebles into corner space. Chain 3, 2 trebles into same space. Chain 2,skip 2,trebles, treble into next 4, 2 trebles into chain space, chain 2,skip 2trebles, treble into next 4, 2 trebles into next corner space.

Chain 3, 2 trebles into corner, chain 2, skip 2 trebles, treble into next 4, 2 trebles into chain space. Chain 2,skip 2 trebles, treble into next 4,one treble into below space, slip stitch into top of chains from start of previous round to join and finish round. Slip stitch into corner chain space.

Round Six

Chain 4,2 trebles into same corner space. Treble into next 4 trebles, 2 trebles into next chain space.

Chain 2, skip 2 trebles ,treble into next 4,2 trebles into corner space. Chain 3, 2 trebles into same corner space. One treble into each of next 2, 2 trebles into chain space. (maintaining 6 count)

Chain 2, skip 2,trebles,treble into next 4,2 trebles into next chain space.

Chain 2, skip 2trebles,treble into next 4 , 2 trebles into corner space.

Chain 3, 2 trebles into same corner space 2 trebles into next 2,2 trebles into next chain space. Chain 2,skip 2,trebles,treble into next 4,2 trebles into chain space. Chain 2, skip 2,treble into next 4,2 trebles into corner space.

Chain 3 , 2 trebles into same corner space.2 trebles into next 2,2 trebles into chain space, chain 2,skip 2,treble into next 4,2 trebles into chain space. Chain 2,skip 2 trebles, treble into next 4,one treble into below space, slipstitch into top of four trebles at start of previous row to join. Slip stitch into corner.

Repeat rows 5 and 6 until work measured desired size.

Border

Join your Pearl yarn with a slip stitch into the first corner space,

Work two rounds of htr (half treble) working three htr into each corner.

ROUND 3

**Skip one stitch, DC into next stitch, skip one stitch 5 trebles into next stitch**

Repeat the above from ** to ** all way round to make your border.

Bonnet

Using Mist Yarn Chain 4

Round 1 9 trebles into 4th chain from hook, join with slip stitch

Round 2 Chain 2,2trebles into each stitch all way round ,join ( 18 stitches.)

Round 3 Chain 2, ** 2 bltr ( treble into back loop only )into stitch, then one bltr into next.** repeat from ** to ** all way round. join with slip stitch ( 27 sts)

Round 4 Chain 2, **2 trebles into next stitch, treble into next 2 sts ** Repeat from ** to ** all way round, join with slip stitch (36 stitches)

Round 5 Chain 2, ** 2 bltr into next stitch, Bltr into next 3 stitches ** Repeat from ** to ** all way round, join with slip stitch (45 stitches)

Round 6 Chain 2,** 2 trebles into next stitch, treble into next 4 sts ** Repeat from ** to ** all way round , join with slip stitch ( 54 stitches)

Round 7 Chain 2, bltr into each stitch all the way round , join with slip stitch (54 stitches).

Round 8 Chain 2, treble into each stitch all the way round join with slip stitch ( 54 stitches)

Round 9 As round 7

Round 10 As round 8

Round 11 As round 7

Round 12 As round 8

Round 13 Chain 2,bltr into each stitch all way round. ( 54 sts)

Round 14 Using Pearl yarn Ch 1 ,dc into next stitch, dc into each stitch all way round. Fasten Off. Weave in ends.