How do you make a double crochet baby blanket?

How many chains do you need for a baby blanket?

A 24-inch wide receiving blanket will have a starting chain of 90, while a 30-inch wide baby blanket is 113. For bigger blankets like a throw measuring 60 inches wide, the starting chain will be 225. And for a full-size Afghan blanket that is 54 inches wide, your starting chain will be 203.

How many balls of yarn do you need to crochet a baby blanket?

Depending upon the size you are making, a typical baby blanket takes between 700 to 1500 yards of yarn (assuming a worsted weight blanket), so a typical 3.5 oz skein that has 220 yards will take 3-7 skeins to crochet a baby blanket. Some larger skeins will take less.

What is the average size of a crochet baby blanket?

Standarad Crochet Blanket Sizes

Blanket Dimensions (inches)
Stroller 30 x 35
Receiving 40 x 40
Baby 42 x 52
Throw 52 x 60
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