Lil' Bandit Blanket
By Bernat
ITEM # 2279513P93
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Crafting Time
Varies
Skill Level
Intermediate
DESCRIPTION +

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Bernat® Softee® Baby Chunky™: 6 balls Cozy Gray (MC), 2 balls Nighty Night (A), 1 ball Cream Puff (B)
  • Sizes U.S. H/8 and U.S. L/11 crochet hooks or size needed to obtain gauge

    • Finished Size: Approx 50" x 30", excluding hood.
    • Gauge: 10 sts and 12 rows = 4" with larger hook in pat.
    • DIRECTIONS:

    • Note: To join new color, work to last loops on hook of first color. Yoh with new color, draw through loops and proceed with new color.

    • BLANKET
    • With larger hook and B, ch 126.
    • Row 1: [RS]. 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. *Ch 1. Skip next ch. 1 sc in next ch. Rep from * to end of chain. Turn. 125 sts.
    • Row 2: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. 1 sc in next ch-1 sp. *Ch 1. Skip next sc. 1 sc in next ch-1 sp. Rep from * to last sc. 1 sc in last sc. Turn.
    • Row 3: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. *Ch 1. Skip next sc. 1 sc in next ch-1 sp. Rep from * to last 2 sc. Ch 1. Skip next sc. 1 sc in last sc. Turn.
    • Row 4: As 2nd row. Last 2 rows form pat.
    • *With A, work 4 rows in pat.
    • With MC, work 4 rows in pat.*
    • Rep from * to * once more.
    • With A, work 4 rows in pat. Break A.
    • With MC, cont in pat until work from beg measures 30", ending on a WS row. Fasten off.

    • HOOD
    • With RS facing and larger hook, join MC with sl st to 49th st of last row of Blanket.
    • Row 1: [RS]. Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 sc in each of next 26 sts. Turn. 27 sts.
    • Row 2: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
    • Row 3: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 8 sc. 2 sc in each of next 2 sc. 1 sc in each of next 7 sc. 2 sc in each of next 2 sc. 1 sc in each of next 8 sc. Turn. 31 sc.
    • Rows 4 to 8: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
    • Row 9: Ch 1. [1 sc in each of next 9 sc. 2 sc in each of next 2 sc] twice. 1 sc in each of next 9 sc. Turn. 35 sc.
    • Rows 10 to 14: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
    • Row 15: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 10 sc. 2 sc in each of next 2 sc. 1 sc in each of next 11 sc. 2 sc in each of next 2 sc. 1 sc in each of next 10 sc. Turn. 39 sc. Cont even in sc until Hood measures 8", ending on a WS row. Fasten off.

    • Top Hood:
    • Row 1: [RS]. With larger hook, join MC with sl st to 13th st of last row of Hood. Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 sc in each of next 12 sc. Turn. 13 sc.
    • Row 2: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Break MC. Join B. Turn.
    • Row 3: With B, as 2nd row.
    • Row 4: Ch 1. Sc2tog. 1 sc in each sc to last 2 sc. Sc2tog. 11 sc. Break B, Join A. Turn.
    • Rows 5 to 7: With A, ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
    • Row 8: Ch 1. Sc2tog. 1 sc in each sc to last 2 sc. Sc2tog. Turn. 9 sc.
    • Rows 9 and 10: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Break A at end of last row. Join B. Turn.
    • Rows 11 to 14: With B, ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn. Fasten off at end of 14th row.
    • Sew sides of Top Hood to rem sts at either side of last row of Hood.

    • Border
    • With RS facing and larger hook, join A with sl st to any corner of Blanket.
    • Rnd 1: Ch 1. Work sc evenly around entire edge of Blanket and front opening of Hood, having 3 sc in each corner. Join with sl st to first sc.
    • Rnd 2: Ch 1. Work 1 sc in each sc around, having 3 sc in each corner. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

    • EYE [make 2]
    • With smaller hook and B, ch 2.
    • Rnd 1: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off. With A, embroider French Knot in center of Eye.

    • Diagram 1

    • EAR
    • Inner Ear [make 2]
    • With smaller hook and A, ch 2.
    • Row 1: [RS]. 5 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Turn.
    • Row 2: Ch 1. 2 sc in each sc across. 10 sc. Break A. Join MC. Turn.
    • Row 3: With MC, ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 4 sc. [1 hdc. 1 dc] in next sc. [1 dc. 1 hdc] in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 4 sc. Fasten off.

    • Outer Ear [make 2]
    • With smaller hook and MC, make as given for Inner Ear, omitting all reference to color changes.

    • Join Ears:
    • With WS of Inner Ear and Outer Ear facing each other, and RS of Inner Ear facing, join MC with sl st to first sc.
    • Row 1: Ch 1. Working through both thicknesses, 1 sc in each of first 5 sts. 2 sc in each of next 2 sts. 1 sc in each of next 5 sts. Fasten off.

    • FINISHING
    • Sew Eyes and Ears to Hood as shown in picture. Embroider nose with A as shown in picture.

    • Abbreviations
    • Approx = Approximately
    • Beg = Beginning
    • Ch = Chain(s)
    • Cont = Continue(ity)
    • Dc = Double crochet
    • Hdc = Half double crochet
    • Pat = Pattern
    • Rem = Remaining
    • Rep = Repeat
    • Rnd(s) = Round(s)
    • RS = Right side
    • Sc = Single crochet
    • Sc2tog = Draw up a loop in each of next 2 stitches. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook
    • Sp = Space(s)
    • Sl st = Slip stitch
    • St(s) = Stitch(es)
    • WS = Wrong side
    • Yoh = Yarn over hook

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REVIEWS +

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Bernat® Softee® Baby Chunky™: 6 balls Cozy Gray (MC), 2 balls Nighty Night (A), 1 ball Cream Puff (B)
  • Sizes U.S. H/8 and U.S. L/11 crochet hooks or size needed to obtain gauge

    • Finished Size: Approx 50" x 30", excluding hood.
    • Gauge: 10 sts and 12 rows = 4" with larger hook in pat.
    • DIRECTIONS:

    • Note: To join new color, work to last loops on hook of first color. Yoh with new color, draw through loops and proceed with new color.

    • BLANKET
    • With larger hook and B, ch 126.
    • Row 1: [RS]. 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. *Ch 1. Skip next ch. 1 sc in next ch. Rep from * to end of chain. Turn. 125 sts.
    • Row 2: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. 1 sc in next ch-1 sp. *Ch 1. Skip next sc. 1 sc in next ch-1 sp. Rep from * to last sc. 1 sc in last sc. Turn.
    • Row 3: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. *Ch 1. Skip next sc. 1 sc in next ch-1 sp. Rep from * to last 2 sc. Ch 1. Skip next sc. 1 sc in last sc. Turn.
    • Row 4: As 2nd row. Last 2 rows form pat.
    • *With A, work 4 rows in pat.
    • With MC, work 4 rows in pat.*
    • Rep from * to * once more.
    • With A, work 4 rows in pat. Break A.
    • With MC, cont in pat until work from beg measures 30", ending on a WS row. Fasten off.

    • HOOD
    • With RS facing and larger hook, join MC with sl st to 49th st of last row of Blanket.
    • Row 1: [RS]. Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 sc in each of next 26 sts. Turn. 27 sts.
    • Row 2: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
    • Row 3: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 8 sc. 2 sc in each of next 2 sc. 1 sc in each of next 7 sc. 2 sc in each of next 2 sc. 1 sc in each of next 8 sc. Turn. 31 sc.
    • Rows 4 to 8: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
    • Row 9: Ch 1. [1 sc in each of next 9 sc. 2 sc in each of next 2 sc] twice. 1 sc in each of next 9 sc. Turn. 35 sc.
    • Rows 10 to 14: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
    • Row 15: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 10 sc. 2 sc in each of next 2 sc. 1 sc in each of next 11 sc. 2 sc in each of next 2 sc. 1 sc in each of next 10 sc. Turn. 39 sc. Cont even in sc until Hood measures 8", ending on a WS row. Fasten off.

    • Top Hood:
    • Row 1: [RS]. With larger hook, join MC with sl st to 13th st of last row of Hood. Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 sc in each of next 12 sc. Turn. 13 sc.
    • Row 2: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Break MC. Join B. Turn.
    • Row 3: With B, as 2nd row.
    • Row 4: Ch 1. Sc2tog. 1 sc in each sc to last 2 sc. Sc2tog. 11 sc. Break B, Join A. Turn.
    • Rows 5 to 7: With A, ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
    • Row 8: Ch 1. Sc2tog. 1 sc in each sc to last 2 sc. Sc2tog. Turn. 9 sc.
    • Rows 9 and 10: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Break A at end of last row. Join B. Turn.
    • Rows 11 to 14: With B, ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn. Fasten off at end of 14th row.
    • Sew sides of Top Hood to rem sts at either side of last row of Hood.

    • Border
    • With RS facing and larger hook, join A with sl st to any corner of Blanket.
    • Rnd 1: Ch 1. Work sc evenly around entire edge of Blanket and front opening of Hood, having 3 sc in each corner. Join with sl st to first sc.
    • Rnd 2: Ch 1. Work 1 sc in each sc around, having 3 sc in each corner. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

    • EYE [make 2]
    • With smaller hook and B, ch 2.
    • Rnd 1: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off. With A, embroider French Knot in center of Eye.

    • Diagram 1

    • EAR
    • Inner Ear [make 2]
    • With smaller hook and A, ch 2.
    • Row 1: [RS]. 5 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Turn.
    • Row 2: Ch 1. 2 sc in each sc across. 10 sc. Break A. Join MC. Turn.
    • Row 3: With MC, ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 4 sc. [1 hdc. 1 dc] in next sc. [1 dc. 1 hdc] in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 4 sc. Fasten off.

    • Outer Ear [make 2]
    • With smaller hook and MC, make as given for Inner Ear, omitting all reference to color changes.

    • Join Ears:
    • With WS of Inner Ear and Outer Ear facing each other, and RS of Inner Ear facing, join MC with sl st to first sc.
    • Row 1: Ch 1. Working through both thicknesses, 1 sc in each of first 5 sts. 2 sc in each of next 2 sts. 1 sc in each of next 5 sts. Fasten off.

    • FINISHING
    • Sew Eyes and Ears to Hood as shown in picture. Embroider nose with A as shown in picture.

    • Abbreviations
    • Approx = Approximately
    • Beg = Beginning
    • Ch = Chain(s)
    • Cont = Continue(ity)
    • Dc = Double crochet
    • Hdc = Half double crochet
    • Pat = Pattern
    • Rem = Remaining
    • Rep = Repeat
    • Rnd(s) = Round(s)
    • RS = Right side
    • Sc = Single crochet
    • Sc2tog = Draw up a loop in each of next 2 stitches. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook
    • Sp = Space(s)
    • Sl st = Slip stitch
    • St(s) = Stitch(es)
    • WS = Wrong side
    • Yoh = Yarn over hook