Sideways Shell Baby Afghan - free pattern

Two pictures of a crocheted afghan with a yellow and yellow border.
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Donna Laing’s Sideways Shell Baby Afghan crochet pattern offers a delightful project for creating a cozy and decorative baby blanket. Crafted with worsted weight yarn and a 5.5mm hook, this piece results in a baby afghan measuring approximately 30” x 38”. Its versatile design can be customized to various sizes, making it suitable for a variety of purposes, from baby blankets to lap throws.

The beauty of this pattern lies in its simplicity. It is comprised of a multiple of 3 + 2 stitches, and the repeating shell stitch pattern is easy to grasp for beginners. The convenience of adjusting the size and the quick progress of the project make it ideal for those looking for a rewarding and manageable crochet experience.

Crafters can choose from a wide range of yarn colors and styles to create a unique baby afghan that suits their personal taste or matches a nursery’s décor. Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned crocheter, this versatile pattern provides the opportunity to create a cherished keepsake or a thoughtful handmade gift for a little one.