2in1 Triceratops Dinosaur Hooded Blanket – A new crochet pattern
The 2in1 Hooded Dinosaur Hooded Blanket is the first in a long line of animal hooded blankets I am planning to make.
Once my family and friends found out what I was making, they all wanted one for their kids or themselves and now there are 8 different designs in line, so if the dinosaur is not your child’s favorite animal, you will have other options
The blanket is suitable for girls or boys, adults, and kids alike, and comes in two versions: triceratops or stegosaurus so you can choose the design you like best.
Read below for more information about this crochet pattern, supplies, stitches, and videos designed to help you.
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What a great idea! A cuddly, warm hooded blanket your child or yourself can snuggle in, and then it folds into a decorative cushion in the shape of a dinosaur.
Made with super chunky (super bulky / #6) yarn, this blanket is warm and soft and works up in no time.
Why is it called a 2in1 Dinosaur Hooded Blanket?
The 2in1 dinosaur hooded blanket acts as a fun blanket complete with mittens and a hood and a decoration for the room.
It is a blanket that keeps your child or yourself snug and cozy.
When you’re not using it, fold it back and it instantly transforms into a cute dinosaur-shaped decoration that you can rest on the armchair or sofa.
The triceratops dinosaur hooded blanket will make a wonderful Christmas present or birthday gift!
This cute dino hooded blanket comes in two sizes, for children and adults, and comes in two dino versions, triceratops and stegosaurus.
It will make a wonderful Christmas present or birthday gift for your loved ones, you can adjust the size of the blanket and colors however you want to suit your taste and decor.
The dinosaur hooded blanket crochet pattern is suitable for crocheters who are comfortable reading a crochet pattern and have attempted amigurumi before.
All special stitches are explained so you can easily follow the pattern.
There are video links to tutorials that teach you how to crochet the multicolor polka dot pattern used for the blanket, the basics of amigurumi, and the most basic stitches.
The 2in1 Triceratops Dinosaur Hooded Blanket is designed to be a full-body blanket, the pattern includes child and adult-size hoods and mittens.
The pattern for the blanket is explained in a way that you can make it as small or big as you like.
Your finish size may vary depending on your tension and the material used.
Format & Terms
- Pattern written in US terms using Craft Yarn Council abbreviations.
- PDF file format
- Written in English only
- child (100cm by 100cm)
- adult (125cm by 125cm)
Based on your tension and yarn used your blanket size might differ slightly.
- 9 x 100g balls of super chunky (super bulky/ #6) in green (child size)
- 1 x 100g ball of super chunky (super bulky/ #6) in gray (child size)
- 16 x 100g balls of super chunky (super bulky/ #6) in green (adult size)
- 2 x 100g ball of super chunky (super bulky/ #6) in gray (adult size)
- a small quantity of DK yarn (light worsted yarn) in white and black for the eyes (optional) and grey for the horns
- toy stuffing, sewing needle, scissors, and pins
- crochet hooks size 4mm and 10mm
Skills & Abbreviations
Most basic stitches below have their own tutorial on my blog or YouTube channel paired with a video. If you are not sure how to crochet them, click the blue link and you will be taken to the separate instructions.
Pattern written in US terms using Craft Yarn Council abbreviations.
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I am stuck on this pattern, can you help?
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Can I crochet this blanket using Aran yarn (worsted yarn #4)?
Yes, you can! The body parts will come out a little larger than my own, but still, in the same shape, use a smaller hook than recommended for Aran yarn to keep the size smaller. The blanket can be adjusted by simply crocheting more rounds.
Do I have to use the same yarn brand as you to get the same result?
No, you don’t. You can use any brand you like but pay attention to the yardage, different brands have different yardage. Here is a list of alternative yarns I recommend.
Can I change the size of the blanket?
Yes, you can. Each pattern can be adjusted by simply changing the number of rounds you make.
Can I sell items made with your pattern?
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