Friday, June 26, 2015

Swinging Monkey Baby Blanket Crochet Pattern - PDF Download

I had this idea in mind for a blanket for a long time, but kept getting side tracked with other patterns and ideas.  So, I finally sat down and told myself I was going to get it done and make it happen.  I wanted a baby blanket that was perfect for a little boy, but could be used for a little girl as well.

I wanted the blanket to have texture and design, but yet can be simple and cute! So, as I was working on another project this came to me and I quickly jotted it down.


As I was working it up I knew it needed something a bit more to jazz it up! I just couldn't shake the thought that the blanket resembled vines in a forest, so I thought a swinging monkey would be perfect!

The monkey was SO MUCH FUN to design and crochet! He just adds that extra pop to the blanket and makes it all I was hoping it would be!

I hope you enjoy making your monkey blanket as much as I did designing it!! I can't wait to see all of your Swinging Monkey Blankets! Be sure to share! 





Gauge:
    14 dc and 9 rows = 4" square; use a different size hook to obtain proper gauge

Sizing / Finished Measurements:
    34 inches by 34 inches

Materials:
    G (4.0mm) crochet hook
    Light Worsted Weight Yarn (3W) - Main Color - 10oz
    Light Worsted Weight Yarn (3W) - Contrasting Color - 4oz
    Worsted Yarn (4W) - Small amount of white, black, green, dark brown, medium brown, and buff

You Will Also Need:
    Stitch Marker
    Scissors
    Yarn Needle

Preferred Brand/Yarn:
    Bernat Baby Coordinates

10 comments:

  1. Very cute!!! Love this!
    Have a fabulous day!
    Hugs and love from Portugal,
    Ana Love Craft
    www.lovecraft2012.blogspot.com

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    1. Awe, thank you so much! Returning the love now!!

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  2. This blanket is so fun! I love the fun pattern and texture of the blanket paired with the adorable swinging monkey! Pinned.
    Would love if you shared this at our Yarn Fanatic Party - http://eyeloveknots.blogspot.com/2015/07/yarn-fanatic-party-44.html.
    Alexandra
    EyeLoveKnots.blogspot.com

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    1. Thank you so much! I will do that right now! :-)

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  3. Gorgeous! The monkey applique is so creative and cute. Even my older ones would totally love this. Thank you for sharing.

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    1. Awe, I appreciate that so much! Please share pics if you do!!

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  4. I love the little monkey applique! This is one of the coolest baby blankets I've seen!

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    1. Awe, thank you so much! I had a lot of fun creating him!!

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