Cheshire Cat Baby Blanket – Crochet Pattern by Crafting Happiness
When I designed the Chesire Cat Hooded Blanket, I knew I have to make a version for your little one’s room. The Cheshire Cat Baby Blanket was designed for those of you who love Alice In Wonderland and decided to create a magical themed nursery.
And what a great idea! A cuddly warm blanket or playmat that the baby can play with and then it folds into a decorative Cheshire cat toy to decorate the nursery.
This blanket is perfect for a minimalist home, it’s gender-neutral and looks gorgeous when folded and rested on the cot.
I used the cluster V stitch pattern for the blanket part and chose grey and blue for the colors because I think it looks so cute. And of course, it has a big grin on his face which I tried really hard not to make it look too creepy. What do you think? Cute or creepy?
And of course, feel free to change the colors and embroider a different mouth to turn this design into a regular cat blanket perfect for all the cat lovers out there.
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A Multipurpose Baby Blanket
The Cheshire cat baby blanket acts as a blanket, a play mat, a toy, and a decoration for the nursery. It is the perfect baby blanket for a modern home where space is limited.
It is a blanket that keeps your child warm and snuggly.
If you travel, your baby stays warm and entertained while playing with the cat toy attached to the blanket.
At home, use this blanket as a play mat.
When not in use, fold it back and it instantly transforms into a cute Cheshire cat that you can rest on the cot to entertain your little one or to decorate the nursery.
The Perfect Baby Shower Gift
This adorable cat baby blanket will make a wonderful baby shower gift to an expecting mom that can be used year after year as a blanket, toy, or playmat.
The Cheshire Cat Baby Blanket was designed to fit into a magical Alice In Wonderland nursery or toddler room. You can adjust the colors to match any color scheme or gender, as long as you keep the big smile, it will look like a Cheshire cat no matter the colors.
The pattern is designed with Aran yarn, but you can use DK yarn if you wish, and make adjustments to the blanket size, the body parts will come out just a little smaller but keep their shape.
It’s warm and cuddly and any child would love to have one to snuggle with at night.
Format & Terms
- Pattern written in US terms using Craft Yarn Council abbreviations.
- PDF file format
- Written in English only
- blanket 100cm by 75cm
- head 16cm by 10cm
- 4 x 100g in cyan
- 5 x 100g in ash
- small quantities of black & white DK yarn for the mouth & nose
- crochet hooks: 3.5mm, 4.5mm, 5mm & 5.5mm
- toy stuffing
- 20mm safety doll eyes
- stitch marker, scissors, darning needle
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.
Learn how to crochet the cluster v stitch used on this blanket with this easy step-by-step tutorial for beginners.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
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That doesn’t mean that you can’t contact me if there is a mistake or something unclear with this pattern, it simply means that you will need to learn the stitches, and the techniques and learn how to read a pattern on your own.
Can I crochet this blanket using DK yarn (light worsted yarn #3)?
Yes, you can! The body parts will come out a little smaller than my own, but still in the same shape. The blanket can be adjusted by simply crocheting more chains in the starting chain. Instructions on how to adjust the size of the blanket are in the pattern.
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. I recommend this yarn because it has beautiful colors and washes well.
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 starting chains and rows.
Can I sell items made with your pattern?
Yes, you can if you make them yourself. Mass production of my patterns is not allowed without written consent from me, the designer. Please check the copyright section for more details.
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