Deer Baby Blanket – A Festive Blanket For Your Little One
The success of the sheep version of this 3 in 1 blanket made me think there is a need for more designs and as we are in the middle of the festive season, a woodland deer felt like the natural choice.
What a great idea! A cuddly warm blanket that the baby can play with and then it folds into a decorative deer toy or decoration for the nursery.
This blanket is perfect for a minimalist home, it’s gender-neutral and looks gorgeous when folded and rested on the armchair.
Sew on a red nose instead of the brown one to turn your woodland deer into a festive one.
I chose hexagons for this blanket simply because I wanted the deer to have spots on its back, just like a real one would, some smaller, some larger, randomly placed (or not!).
I have made quite a few designs since I posted this one, all suitable for different nursery themes, from woodland animals to farm ones, and more exotic ones like the dino or unicorn baby blankets.
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Why is it a 3in1 Deer Baby Blanket?
The 3in1 folding deer baby blanket acts as a blanket, a toy, and a decoration for your loved one’s room.
It is a blanket that keeps your child warm and snuggly.
If you travel, your baby stays warm and entertained while playing with the deer 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 animal decoration that you can rest on the armchair or the side of the cot in the nursery.
The Perfect Baby Shower Gift
The deer baby blanket will make a wonderful baby shower gift that can be used year after year as a blanket, toy or playmat.
It was designed to fit in a woodland-themed nursery or child room, you can adjust the colors to fit in any color scheme or gender.
Get the matching Deer Baby Security Blanket for a complete set.
Deer Baby Blanket – Video Resources
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Deer Baby Blanket – Pattern Info & Requirements
Intermediate – this pattern is suitable for crocheters who are comfortable reading a crochet pattern and have attempted amigurumi before.
Using the hook and yarn weight recommended, will create a baby blanket size 116cm by 78cm.
Yarn & Supplies
- 5 x 100g balls of DK (light worsted yarn) in brown
- 1 x 100g ball of DK (light worsted yarn) in dark brown
- 1 x 100g ball of DK (light worsted yarn) in light brown/beige
- crochet hook size 4mm
- 12mm black doll safety eyes
- scissors, pins, sewing needle and stitch markers.
- blocking board or interlocking foam boards (optional) – learn how to block your crochet.
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