Llama Baby Blanket – Crochet Pattern by Crafting Happiness
Looking for a fluffy, huggable friend for your little one? I have just the thing for you! The 3in1 Llama Baby Blanket is designed for minimalist homes, it’s gender-neutral and looks gorgeous when folded and rested on the baby crib.
And what a great idea! A cuddly warm blanket or playmat that the baby can play with and then it folds into a decorative llama toy to decorate the nursery.
I used the front side loop stitch and the double loop stitch to recreate the furry effect on the blanket and body parts and then I decided to give it a removable saddle that adds a pop of color and also secures the baby blanket when folded or hung on the crib.
And of course, you can change the colors as you like to suit your nursery. I can’t wait to see how your version of the llama blanket turns out!
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A Multipurpose Baby Blanket
The 3in1 llama 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 llama 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 and fluffy llama that you can rest on the cot to entertain your little one or to decorate the nursery.
The Perfect Baby Shower Gift
This cute and furry llama 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 3in1 Llama Baby Blanket was designed to fit into a llama or alpaca-themed nursery, a farm-themed nursery or a wild mountain-themed nursery. You can adjust the colors of the saddle to match any color scheme or gender and you can even change the color of the llama’s fur.
The pattern is designed with DK (light worsted #3) yarn, but you can use Aran (worsted #4) yarn if you wish, and make adjustments to the blanket size, the body parts will come out just 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 100cm by 75cm
- head approximately 17ch in diameter
- 7 x 100g in off-white
- 1 x 100g in tan brown
- small quantities of black DK yarn for the nose
- small quantities of blue, pink and yellow DK yarn for the saddle
- crochet hooks: 4mm, 4.5mm, 5mm
- toy stuffing
- 14mm 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.
|magic ring||inc – increase (2sc in same stitch)|
|ch – chain||dec – decrease (sc2tog)|
|yo – yarn over||flp st – front side loop stitch|
|sl st – slip stitch||flp inc – front side loop increase|
|sc – single crochet||flp dec – front side loop decrease|
|dc – double crochet||dlp st – double loop stitch|
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
I am stuck on this pattern, can you help?
Every pattern you purchase from my shop comes with help and support. I will help you get unstuck and finish your project, so you can buy with confidence and try something new.
If you are completely new to crocheting, I recommend starting with beginner patterns and build up your confidence, pay attention to the skill level of my 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, 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 less chains in the starting chain. Instructions on how to adjust the size of the blanket are in the pattern. TIP: use the same crochet hook I recommend in the pattern to keep the size closer to the original.
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. I wouldn’t recommend increasing the size considerably because it will change the size of the body when folded away.
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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