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Free Pattern Friday – Strawberry Ice Cream Baby Blanket

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Welcome back to Free Pattern Friday!

Last week, I mentioned I would be sharing patterns created for my favorite blanket-making charity, The Linus Connection, during the month of May.

Take a deep breath and prepare yourself. Today’s free pattern is crochet!

Whaaaat?!

That’s right, in a former life, I spent quite a lot of time working up my own crochet patterns. That’s where the “hooked” in Sewhooked comes from!

This pattern is a little extra special because it has gone on to have a life as a Knit Picks pattern. Quite an honor!

strawberry ice cream baby blanket

Get this free pattern on Craftsy

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Save/Print from Google Drive

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Add to your Ravelry queue

Also available on Knit Picks!

This pattern uses a Magic Ring (aka Magic Loop). It’s an easy peasy way to start a worked-in-the-round project.

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5 Minute Baby Booties

5 Minute Baby Booties

Well, okay, you’ve got me.  Five minutes might be a bit of an exaggeration.  Even so, I’d say 10-15 minutes tops to make these sweet little booties that I designed to accompany some loom knit baby hats I’ve been making to donate to a hospital where a friend works.

Make them for a baby you love or a baby in need!

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printable version

You Need:

  • small amounts of 1 each – baby yarn and worsted weight yarn.  I used I Love This Yarn and Bernat Baby Jacquards. You can also use two stands of sport/medium weight yarn.
  • K Hook

Ch 3, join in first st to form loop.

Round 1: ch 3, 8 dc in loop, join with sl st at top of ch 3.

Round 2: Ch 3, dc in each st around.  Join with sl st at top of ch 3.

Round 3: Ch 3, dc in each st around.  Do not join.

Round 4 – 5: ch 3, turn, dc in each st around.

Cuff: Continuing from round 5 and working along the side of the previously worked stitches which make the opening of the bootie:

5 minute baby bootie detail

Ch 3,  2 dc in each of the next three dc.  Dc once in each of the next two dc from round 2 that the beginning and ending sts of round 3 are worked in.  2 dc in each of the next three dc.  Join with a sl st to the top of starting ch 3.  Cut, leaving about an 8″ tail.  Whip stitch the back closed and finish off.

Five Minute Baby Booties

Hat & Bootie set for beshneela

Hat & Bootie set for beshneela

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sew awesome: Baby Mandrake Root

Harry Potter crafts, how do I love thee?

Lots.  Lots and lots and lots!

Yes, this is second HP craft to received the sewhooked Sew Awesome award and the third HP craft I’ve posted about in a week.  I can’t help it, HP crafts, it’s how I roll.

That said, today’s Sew Awesome Craft award goes to caitirin’s crochet Baby Mandrake Root.  OMG, is this the cutest little thing ever?

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caitirin made this cute little guy (hard to believe he could knock you out with one tiny wail!) for the ravelry HPKCHC Herbology Class May 2009.  Here he is on ravelry.  He’s in my queue, add him to yours:   !

Isn’t he fantastic?

Here’s my version!




Cover your ears, it’s an angry, screaming baby mandrake!

If you make a Sew Awesome Craft or any pattern, craft or recipe from sewhooked,  I’d love to see a photo.  Email me or add it to the sewhooked flickr group.