Baby Blanket-Shells of Love

Shells of Love, Baby Blanket

Shells of Love crochet pattern by Darleen Hopkins #CbyDHBeautiful Baby Blanket for both beginner and experienced crocheters. TIME SAVER PATTERN! Learn how to change colors without having to break off the yarn at each row and therefore have MINIMAL ENDS TO WORK IN!!  Pattern includes instructions for worsted/aran weight yarn and explanation of how to convert the pattern to lighter weight yarn or to adjust the size.

$4.99 **Please note, you are buying a crochet PATTERN, not the actual item.** On ETSY too!

OPTIONS Pattern is written for worsted weight yarn however, explanation of how to convert the pattern to dk or lighter weight yarn is provided. Or you can use the additional instructions to adjust the size of your blanket to as big or as small as you would like-make a throw or bedspread or adjust for 4 ply yarn.

Approximate finished size 33” X 37” If you want to adjust the size of the blanket, please see instructions at the end of the pattern.

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Adorable crocheted baby blanket.  Crochet pattern Shells of Love by Darleen Hopkins #CbyDHLion Brand Martha Stewart Crafts
(65% acrylic, 35% wool; 164 yards/150 meters
3.5 oz/100 grams) or equivalent heavy worsted/aran weight (4)
Please note, yarn amounts are approximate. Allow for at least a 10% variance when purchasing yarn.

Main Color (MC) #502 Flamingo, 4 skeins 360 grams/590 yards
Contrast Color A (CCA) #501 Petal Pink, 2 skeins 183 grams/300 yards
Contrast Color B (CCB) #500 Bakery Box White, 2 skeins 183 grams/300 yards

HOOK: US size J (6.0 mm) or size needed to obtain correct gauge

NOTIONS/OTHER: Stitch marker, yarn needle



Pattern is written using standard US stitches. Easy + pattern.


2 complete shells, 8 rows = 3½ inches However, exact gauge is not essential. If your gauge is close to stated gauge, then your finished blanket will be close to stated finished size. If you don’t have similar gauge or you want to adjust the size of the blanket, please see instructions at the end of the pattern.


This pattern comes with copy of the Crazy Frog Hat! No coupon needed, the pdf is automatically included for you to download when ever you like! Enjoy!


Shells of Love Baby Blanket crochet pattern by Darleen Hopkins #CbyDH

Shown in Bernat CottonTots

Please note, this pattern is copyrighted and may not be reproduced or redistributed. Completed blankets may be sold but please credit Darleen Hopkins as the designer. If selling online, a link to my shop is appreciated.

After you make it, and tag it with #CbyDH to be added to the “Show off Your Crochet by Darleen Hopkins Projects” Pinterest page.

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