Are you stuck in a circle of wanting to make something for your expecting friend or family member, but you don't want to just make a blanket? Or perhaps you have run out of time and you need something quick and easy that works up fast. A simple and cute Newborn Swaddle Sack Free Crochet Pattern is just what you need! This is also great for newborn photography sessions.
The truth is, newborn swaddle sacks are a go-to for quick handmade pieces, that are useful and that will get all the oohs and ahhs.
Several great things about newborn swaddle sacks:
- Veristale - you can make them in any color and any size
- Quick - made with bulky yarn you can have a newborn swaddle sack made in an hour or less
- Useful - most newborns love to feel cozy tucked in a swaddle
- Convenient - unlike blankets that can be bulky, the newborn swaddle sack takes up little room making it perfect to tuck into a diaper bag
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6.0mm (J hook), or hook to obtain gauge
Billow Pima Cotton
Or a Bulky 5 Yarn
Less than 100 Yards.
DC- Double Crochet
DC2tog- Double Crochet 2 Together
13 dc stitches x 6 rows = 4x4 inches
The beginning chain does not count as a stitch.
When joining rounds, join to the first DC and start the next round in the same stitch.
Any number in ( ) indicates the total number of stitches.
Only have worsted weight yarn? HERE is a great trick on how to make your one skein of worsted weight yarn into a bulky yarn.
Round 1: Ch 3, Work 11 DC in third Ch from hook, Join, and Ch 2 (11)
Round 2: DC 2 in each stitch around. Join and Ch 2 (22)
Round 3: DC 2 in first stitch, DC in next stitch, repeat around. Join and Ch 2 (33)
Round 4: DC 2 in first stitch, DC in next 2 stitches, repeat around. Join and Ch 2 (44)
Round 5: DC 2 in first stitch, DC in next 3 stitches, repeat around. Join and Ch 2 (55)
Round 6: DC 2 in first stitch, DC in next 4 stitches, repeat around. Join and Ch 2 (66)
Round 7-15: DC in each stitch around, Join and Ch 2 (66)
Round 16: DC2tog, DC in next 9, repeat around, Join and Ch 2 (60)
Round 17: DC2tog, DC in next 8, repeat around, Join and Ch 2 (54)
Round 18: DC2tog, DC in next 7, repeat around, Join and Ch 2 (48)
Cut a long strand of yarn to weave through every 2 stitches on row 18. It can be the same color or any color you wish. Place baby in the sack and tighten the drawstring to desired tightness. This item is not to be used without supervision due to a choking hazard and is meant for a photography prop.
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