Shell Stitch Baby Blanket - free pattern

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Celebrate the arrival of a little one with the Shell Stitch Baby Blanket crochet pattern by Amy Ramnarine. It’s a charming creation that embodies both sweetness and comfort. Crafted with the soft and versatile Lion Brand Cotton-Ease 50/50 yarn and a 6.0mm hook, this aran-weight blanket offers a delightful mix of coziness and breathability.

Designed with intermediate crocheters in mind, it showcases an adorable shell stitch pattern, creating a textured and visually appealing fabric that’s perfect for wrapping a precious newborn. The finished blanket measures approximately 35″ x 35″, making it an ideal size for crib use or as a cozy addition to a stroller.

The pattern includes a helpful shell stitch photo tutorial for added guidance. To complete the charming look, a mini shell edging adds a delicate finishing touch to this heartfelt creation. Gift this exquisite baby blanket to a new mom, spreading warmth and handmade love in every stitch!