Creations, Crochet Cozy for Baby

A “cozy” is what I call a smaller version of an afghan

 

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I recently made one for myself with a combination of leftover yarn I had from various baby blankets

 

 

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It’s perfect for covering your feet and legs, without the bulkiness of a full size afghan or throw

 

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It’s about 24″ x 48″

 

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A standard size baby blanket is 36″ x 36″

 

shell-stitch-edge-baby-blanket

 

I chose bulky yarn this time so it would work up quickly

 

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My go to stitch is the shell, it’s fun to do and looks so pretty

 

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I wanted to try a new stitch this time, and chose the V double crochet stitch

 

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You can find a great tutorial here

 

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Then I did 5 rows of single crochet on the long edges to finish

 

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The soft fluffy white yarn looks like fur when it’s stitched closely together

 

 

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A cozy is great for using in a stroller or car seat, this pinky orange one is about 24″ x 40″

 

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Be sure to add washing instructions to your creations

 

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I made this in PicMonkey, using one of their templates as a base and then I adjusted the colors and text

 

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I folded it up and tied it with a pink polka dot ribbon and put it in a clear gift bag

 

 

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If you like to crochet, I’d love to know your favorite stitch!

 

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Juicy Details

unfortunately the bright pastel yard I used for my adult cozy is no longer available but you can see lots of other choices here

yarn/Bernat here and here

lacy edge baby blanket

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24 Responses to “Creations, Crochet Cozy for Baby”
  1. Jodi says:

    Oh it’s beautiful!!!

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  2. Love these – what a great gift! I can’t crochet, nor knit – I have a few horror stories that go along with yarn and tools – lol!!

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  3. Jenna, you are one talented lady…I don’t know that you crocheted. What a beautiful gift!

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  4. Jenna, is there anything you can’t do! This is so beautiful and I love all the colors in all of them. I think the stitch that looks like fur would be fun. I did do a little crocheting when I was younger and I have one throw to prove it. Simply a perfect gift!

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  5. lulu says:

    You can crochet along with all the other things you do? I’m beginning to think you can do most anything you set your mind to.

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  6. Is that sweet baby one of yours? I love all these cozy blankets, especially the melon one. Wish I crocheted!

    Johanne Lamarche

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  7. Jenna you are multi-talented and I hope by visiting your blog it might rub off on me 🙂 The blanket is a gift from the heart.

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  8. Leslie Anne Tarabella says:

    Dear Martha Stewart, Stop taking over Jenna’s blog!

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  9. Ellen says:

    You are a woman of many talents! I used to knit and crochet all the time when my son was little. Now I wonder when I had time. Probably it was because no one ever heard of a computer!

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  10. I love it, Jenna! I love the colors, and the size is perfect for a car seat. Is there anything you can’t do? Honestly you are one of the most talented people I know, and it’s an honor to know you!

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  11. Such a beautiful gift of your time and talent. I don’t know how you have time to do all you do. I never finish blog commenting.
    You even wrapped and labeled it so pretty.

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  12. With the baby due next week, I really have to get into the baby-making mode. This is adorable and I really love your sense of color. Doesn’t surprise me a bit! Wonderful!

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  13. You are so very talented! These are just beautiful and look so snugly! I have not crocheted for years, yours looks just wonderful! Thanks for sharing.

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  14. Mary says:

    Oh so sweet and beautiful Jenna! Crocheting is not in my skill set but you make me want to take it up. I adore your yarn and stitch choices and I’m sure Anna Gray and her mom were thrilled to receive your gift. ♥

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  15. Designing Us says:

    I love all the colors! I love the label you made for it too.

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  16. Elaine R. says:

    Love the blanket & the baby!!

    I don’t know how to crochet…do you have any ideas on how I can learn????

    Have a blessed day,
    Elaine

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    • hi Elaine, crocheting is really easy. There are a lot of great tutorials online, but if you’ve never done it before it can be confusing. If you have a good local yarn or knit store in your area, they might offer classes or even teach you for free. One of my friends taught me in a few minutes and once you get the hang of the basic stitches you can experiment with fancier options. I hope you have fun! >

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