3in1 Ice Dragon Baby Blanket – Crochet Pattern by Crafting Happiness
This Ice Dragon Baby Blanket pattern was a challenge for me. Not in designing it, but in making it simple and understandable enough so that anyone can make it, without taking away from its beauty. I did not want a plain-looking dragon.
After a lot of trial and error, I think I’ve done just that: a beautiful design that is simple and easy to follow and your little one will adore. What do you think?
And what a great idea! A cuddly warm blanket or playmat that the baby can play with and then folds into a decorative dragon toy to decorate the nursery.
Use it as a playmat or stroller blanket if you wish. 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 pointy crocodile stitch for the blanket part and chose shades of blue to turn my dragon into an ice dragon.
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A Multipurpose Baby Blanket
The ice dragon 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 dragon 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 dragon toy that you can rest on the cot to entertain your little one or to decorate the nursery.
The Perfect Baby Shower Gift
This adorable dragon 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 Ice Dragon Baby Blanket was designed to fit into a magical nursery or toddler room, gift it to a little one who loves dragons and he or she will fall in love with it instantly.
You can adjust the colors to match any color scheme or gender.
The pattern is designed with DK yarn (light worsted #3), but you can use Aran yarn (light worsted #4) if you wish, and make adjustments to the blanket size, the body parts will come out a little larger 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 95cm by 80cm
- head 16cm, legs 15cm, wings 31cm, tail 38cm
- 3.5 x 100g in turquoise
- 2.5 x 100g in pale blue
- 2.5 x 100g in white
- crochet hooks: 3.5mm, 4mm, 5mm
- toy stuffing
- 18mm safety doll eyes
- stitch marker, scissors, darning needle
Skills & Abbreviations
Most basic stitches below have their own tutorial on my blog or YouTube channel. 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 pointy crocodile stitch used on this blanket with this easy step-by-step tutorial for beginners.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
I am stuck on this pattern, can you help?
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If you are completely new to crocheting, I recommend starting with beginner patterns and building up your confidence, pay attention to the skill level of the patterns and buy only if you are already at that level.
NOTE: The free version of this pattern does not come with the same help, just because it’s not fair on those who support me and bought this pattern.
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 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. 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.
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. Please keep in mind that making the blanket a lot larger than advised will change the way it looks when folded.
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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