Clamshell Blanket

My unique and special stitch pattern create pretty bumps of colour that set this blanket apart.

Pattern Description
A full written pattern for a rectangular baby blanket featuring my unique clamshell stitch pattern, which can be easily adapted for different yarn weights and sizes. Worked back and forth in rows with a border added around the edge. Including stitch abbreviations, tutorial links,* full colour details and notes on how to adapt the blanket size.

UK or US Crochet Terms
~ Crochet Chart Included ~

Skill Level
A short repetitive pattern using mainly basic stitches. Tutorial links given for the distinctive ‘clamshell’ spike which makes this design special.

Scheepjes Stonewashed XL
(2 each of the following):
Yarn A - Crystal Quartz (854) - GREY
Yarn B - Citrine (857) - LEMON
Yarn C - Turquoise (864) - TURQUOISE
Yarn D - Malachite (865) - JADE
Yarn E - Forsterite (866) - MINT
Yarn F - Peridot (867) - LIME
Yarn G - Larimar (868) - DUCK EGG
Yarn H - Morganite (874) - PEACH
Yarn I - Rhodochrosite (875) - STRAWBERRY
Yarn J - Tourmaline (867) - PINK

Yarn Substitutions
Approx 1500m/1640 yards of aran/worsted weight yarn in 10 colours.
(150m/164 yards per colour) 

Blanket can be customised and used with different yarn weights.

Hook | 5.5 mm (I US)
Notions | Yarn needle

Size | 84 x 108cm (33 x 43”) Easily adaptable

Pattern Links

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*NOTE: This pattern is for the full blanket, complete with border directions and charts. 
If you would like the stitch pattern part only, please see the free tutorial linked below.


Relevant Posts
Chat about the first clamshell blanket that I made

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