Snowman Hooded Blanket Crochet Pattern

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Snowman Hooded Blanket Crochet Pattern

Turn your little ones into cozy snowmen this winter with this fun and easy hooded blanket pattern!  The hood is worked flat and then seamed up the back.  Body is worked in the round after picking up stitches along the bottom of the hood.  It’s a fun and simple project you’re sure to enjoy.

This free hooded blanket crochet pattern features bulky (5) weight yarn and size 6.5mm (K/10.5) crochet hook.  Pattern features sizes Child 1-5 Years and Child 5-10 Years.

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Snowman Hooded Blanket Crochet Pattern

Measurements

Child 1-5 Years:

28” (71cm) Circumference

48” (121.92cm) Length

Child 5-10 Years:

30” (76.25cm) Circumference

54” (137cm) Length

Materials

  • Yarn: Approximately 1200 yards (approx. 200 yards of color 2 (red), approx. 1000 yards of color 1 (cream)) (I used Knit Picks’ Brava Bulky)
  • Crochet Hook: Size 6.5 mm (K/10.5) OR whatever size is needed to obtain gauge
  • Yarn or Tapestry Needle
  • 3 Large Buttons (I used 3” buttons on mine)

Gauge

6 sts and 4 rows = 2 inches (5 centimeters) in Double Crochet

***It is important to check your gauge!***

Abbreviations

  • SC: Single Crochet
  • CH: Chain
  • DC: Double Crochet
  • FPDC: Front Post Double Crochet
  • BPDC: Back Post Double Crochet
  • DC2tog: Double Crochet the next two sts together (DC Decrease)
  • **: Repeat the section in between the two stars as specified


Child 1-5 Year Pattern

Chain 62 using color 1 (white) yarn

Row 1: DC into third chain from hook and each chain across, CH2, Turn Work (60 total sts not including starting chain)

Row 2: *FPDC the next stitch, BPDC the next stitch* Repeat across, CH2, Turn Work (60 total sts)

Repeat Row 2 until your project measures 1.5 inches (3.75cm) in length from the starting chain edge.

 Row 3: DC into each stitch across, CH2, Turn Work

Repeat Row 3 until your project measures approx. 8 inches (22.25cm) in length from the starting chain edge.

 Fold your piece in half in order to seam up (using a SC edging, or your yarn and tapestry needle) the edge you’re currently working on.  The ribbing edge will be the side that frames the face.

Using Color 2 and working along the bottom edge of the hood (edge without ribbing), with right side facing, starting from the front corner, evenly SC 48 sts around the base of the hood.  When you reach the opposite front corner of the hood, chain 40.  You should now have a total of 88 sts (48 SC sts, 40 chains, 1 turning chain).

Row 1: Working into the second chain from your hook, SC each chain across to the SC stitches, skip the first SC stitch, CH1, SC into the second SC stitch, *skip the next stitch, CH1, SC into the next stitch* Repeat to end of row, CH1, Turn Work

Row 2: Skip the first stitch, *CH1, SC into the CH space, skip the next stitch* Repeat to last CH space, SC into CH space, *skip the next stitch, CH1, SC into next stitch* Repeat across, CH1, Turn Work

Row 3: Skip the first stitch, *CH1, SC into the CH space, skip the next stitch* Repeat to last CH space, SC in last CH space, CH1, Turn Work

Repeat Row 3 until your Color 2 section measures approx. 5 inches (12.75cm) in length.  Do not CH1 and turn on the last repeat.

Drop and cut Color 2 yarn and pick up Color 1 yarn

After Round 1, you’ll be working in continuous rounds.

Place a stitch marker to keep track of the beginning of each round.

Round 1: Skip the next 20 sts and CH spaces, DC into each of the stitch and chain spaces remaining across the row, slip stitch into the first stitch you worked in this round (68 total sts)

Round 2: DC into each stitch around

Repeat Round 2 until your project measures approx. 33 inches (83.75cm) from the end of Color 2 Yarn.

Decreases:

 Round 3: *DC2tog, DC each of the next 6 sts* Repeat 7 more times, DC each of the next 4 sts (60 total sts)

 Round 4: *DC2tog, DC each of the next 4 sts* Repeat around (50 total sts)

 Round 5: *DC2tog, DC each of the next 3 sts* Repeat around (40 total sts)

 Round 6: *DC2tog, DC each of the next 2 sts* Repeat around (30 total sts)

 Round 7: *DC2tog, DC the next stitch* Repeat around (20 total sts)

 Round 8: *DC2tog* Repeat around (10 total sts)

Continue to DC2tog until the hole at the bottom of your bag is closed.  Secure and weave in all

ends.

Child 5-10 Year Pattern

Chain 74 using color 1 (white) yarn

Row 1: DC into third chain from hook and each chain across, CH2, Turn Work (72 total sts not including starting chain)

Row 2: *FPDC the next stitch, BPDC the next stitch* Repeat across, CH2, Turn Work (72 total sts)

Repeat Row 2 until your project measures 1.5 inches (3.75cm) in length from the starting chain edge.

 Row 3: DC into each stitch across, CH2, Turn Work

Repeat Row 3 until your project measures approx. 10 inches (25.5cm) in length from the starting chain edge.

 Fold your piece in half in order to seam up (using a SC edging, or your yarn and tapestry needle) the edge you’re currently working on.  The ribbing edge will be the side that frames the face.

Using Color 2 and working along the bottom edge of the hood (edge without ribbing), with right side facing, starting from the front corner, evenly SC 60 sts around the base of the hood.  When you reach the opposite front corner of the hood, chain 45.  You should now have a total of 105 sts (60 SC sts, 44 chains, 1 turning chain).

Row 1: Working into the second chain from your hook, SC each chain across to the SC stitches, skip the first SC stitch, CH1, SC into the second SC stitch, *skip the next stitch, CH1, SC into the next stitch* Repeat to end of row, CH1, Turn Work

Row 2: Skip the first stitch, *CH1, SC into the CH space, skip the next stitch* Repeat to last CH space, SC into CH space, *skip the next stitch, CH1, SC into next stitch* Repeat across, CH1, Turn Work

Row 3: Skip the first stitch, *CH1, SC into the CH space, skip the next stitch* Repeat to last CH space, SC in last CH space, CH1, Turn Work

Repeat Row 3 until your Color 2 section measures approx. 6 inches (15.25cm) in length.  Do not CH1 and turn on the last repeat.

Drop and cut Color 2 yarn and pick up Color 1 yarn

After Round 1, you’ll be working in continuous rounds.

Place a stitch marker to keep track of the beginning of each round.

Round 1: Skip the next 24 sts and CH spaces, DC into each of the stitch and chain spaces remaining across the row, slip stitch into the first stitch you worked in this round (80 total sts)

Round 2: DC into each stitch around

Repeat Round 2 until your project measures approx. 38 inches (96.5cm) from the end of Color 2 Yarn.

 Decreases:

 Round 3: *DC2tog, DC each of the next 6 sts* Repeat around (70 total sts)

 Round 4: *DC2tog, DC each of the next 5 sts* Repeat around (60 total sts)

 Round 5: *DC2tog, DC each of the next 4 sts* Repeat around (50 total sts)

 Round 6: *DC2tog, DC each of the next 3 sts* Repeat around (40 total sts)

 Round 7: *DC2tog, DC each of the next 2 sts* Repeat around (30 total sts)

 Round 8: *DC2tog, DC the next stitch* Repeat around (20 total sts)

 Round 9: *DC2tog* Repeat around (10 total sts)

Continue to DC2tog until the hole at the bottom of your bag is closed.  Secure and weave in all ends.

 

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Snuggle your little ones up in this cute Hooded Blanket Pattern!  Comes in sizes 1-5 Years and 5-10 Years.

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