Babouska Rose Blanket Tutorial


My new love! The Babouska Rose Blanket. I am making this blanket, and have documented some tips for maximized results, so I decided to write some pattern support.

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See my horrible phone screenshot of the motif chart below… I interpreted the little plus sign in the circle as “SC in the back bars of the stitch indicated.” (Notes: Not the stitch *post*, rather just the back bars. Also, I worked a slip stitch instead of an SC to eliminate extra bulk.)


Here is a square from the pattern, with my modifications that I documented below.

***Due to a high number of requests, I have re-organized my entire collection of free patterns! The bad news is, this pattern has been relocated to my crafter site…

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33 thoughts on “Babouska Rose Blanket Tutorial

    1. According to the pattern, it’s 5 stitches in each petal for petal rounds 1 & 2, for petal round 3, it’s 7 stitches per petal. I didn’t modify it – came out great!

  1. Love it I’m crocheting the roses seperatly then sowing them on might be much faster doing it this way , my roses are smaller then these though, and I’m a beginner

  2. Hi, I can’t stop admiring your beautiful rose crochet.However how do I read the crochet pattern from the chart.Will appreciate your help in this.

  3. Was wondering how to start the roses. I see above it says what to do starting on the 3rd row. Need to know how to get that far please. Thank you…

    1. Hi there! All I know of is the chart, as this is not originally my pattern. One day if I get to it, I’ll write it out step-by-step! For now, it isn’t on the horizon, and the chart is all I have to offer. I know that isn’t much help! Sending positive crafterly vibes your way 🙂

  4. I would like the pattern for this rose afghan. I would also like your idea on working this pattern with the roses as a coat. Please respond.

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