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Pram Cover With Embossed Leaves

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Baby blanket made up of 24 individual squares with a crochet border and embossed leaf design

from Patons Knitting Book # R21

This pattern has been updated from the original version

UK crochet terms are used in this pattern UK double crochet = US single crochet. UK double crochet = US treble crochet and so on.


Patons Beehive Baby Wool, or Patons Baby Wool with Nylon: 5 balls (no ball size is given)

Pr size 9 needles (3.75mm)

Fine crochet hook for edging


30 x 21 inches


30sts to 4 inches over st st


K = knit

P = purl

st(s) = stitches

ins = inches

YO = wool forward, or, if the next st is purl, wool round needle. All yo’s in this pattern create a new st

psso = pass slip st over

tbl = through back of loop

tog = together

beg = beginning

inc = increase

dec = decrease

alt = alternate

rep = repeat

patt = pattern

incl = inclusive

garter st = every row knit

ch = chain

sc = single crochet

dc = double crochet

tr = treble

htr = half treble

ltr = long treble (yarn over hook twice)

sl st = slip st

sp = space

woh = wool over hook


Cast on 3 sts

1st row: YO, P1, YO, K1, YO, P1

2nd row: YO, K1, P3, K2

3rd row: YO, P2, K1, YO, K1, YO, K1, P2

4th row: YO, K2, P5, K3

5th row: YO, P3, K2, YO, K1, YO, K2, P3

6th row: YO, K3, P7, K4

7th row: YO, P4, K3, YO, K1, YO, K3, P4

8th row: YO, K4, P9, K5

9th row: YO, P5, K4, YO, K1, YO, K4, P5

10th row: YO, K5, P11, K6

11th row: YO, P6, K5, YO, K1, YO, K5, P6

12th row: YO, K6, P13, K7

13th row: YO, P7, K6, YO, K1, YO, K6, P7

14th row: YO, K7, P15, K8

15th row: YO, P1, K1, YO, P6, SSK, K11, k2tog, P6, YO, K1, YO, P1

16th row: YO, K1, P3, K6, P13, K6, P3, K1

17th row: YO, P1, K1, YO, K1, YO, K1, P6, SSK, K9, K2tog, P6, K1, YO, K1, YO, K1, P2

18th row: YO, K2, P5, K6, P11, K6, P5, K2

19th row: YO, P2, K2, YO, K1, YO, , K2, P6, SSK, K7, K2tog, P6, K2, YO, K1, YO, K2, P3

20th row: YO, K3, P7, K6, P9, K6, P7, K3

21st row: YO, P3, K3, YO, K1, YO, K3, P6, SSK, K5, K2tog, P6, K3, YO, K1, YO, K3, P4

22nd row: YO, K4, P9, K6, P7, K6, P9, K4

23rd row: YO, P4, K4, YO, K1, YO, K4, P6, SSK, K3, K2tog, P6, K4, YO, K1, YO, K4, P5

24th row: YO, K5, P11, K6, P5, K6, P11, K5

25th row: YO, P5, K5, YO, K1, YO, K5, P6, SSK, K1, K2tog, P6, K5, YO, K1, YO, K5, P6

26th row: YO, K6, P13, K6, P3, K6, P13, K6

27th row: YO, P6, K6, YO, K1, YO, K6, P6, slip 1, k2tog, psso, P6, K6, YO, K1, YO, K6, P7

28th row: YO, K7, P15, K13, P15, K7

29th row: YO, P7, SSK, K11, K2tog, P13, SSK, K11, K2tog, P8

30th row: YO, K8, P13, K13, P13, K8

31st row: YO, P8, SSK, K9, K2tog, P13, SSK, K9, K2tog, P9

32nd row: YO, K9, P11, K13, P11, K9

33rd row: YO, P9, SSK, K7, K2tog, P13, SSK, K7, K2tog, P10

34th row: YO, K10, P9, K13, P9, K10

35th row: YO, P10, SSK, K5, K2tog, P13, SSK, K5, k2tog, P11

36th row: YO, K11, P7, K13, P7, K11

37th row: YO, P11, SSK, K3, K2tog, P13, SSK, K3, K2tog, P12

38th row: YO, K12, P5, K13, P5, K12

39th row: YO, P12, SSK, K1, K2tog, P13, SSK, K1, K2tog, P13

40th row: YO, K13, P3, K13, P3, K13

41st row: YO, P13, slip 1, K2tog, psso, P13, slip 1, K2tog, psso, P14

42nd row: *K2tog, YO, rep from * to last st, K1

43rd row: K2tog, K plain to last 2sts, K2tog

44th row: P

45th row: As 43rd row

Rep from 42nd to 45th row until 3 sts remain

Cast off

Work 23 more pieces in same manner

Making Up

With a slightly damp cloth and warm iron, press pieces lighlty. Using a flat seam, sew pieces together in groups of four with petal pattern to centre. Join six squares together.

Using crochet hook, work 1 row of dc around outside edge

2nd row: *8tr into 1 dc, miss 4 dc, 1dc into next dc, miss 4dc, rep from * to end of row

3rd row: * 1 picot, 2dc, rep from * to end of row,

Finally, press all seams

The original version of this pattern is in the public domain in Australia. Updated digital version of this pattern is Copyright © Sarah Bradberry May, 2012. All rights reserved.

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    • Sarah

      Hi Angela,
      There is no pdf to downlod for this pattern but if you print it, you’ll just get the pattern and not the extra stuff.

  1. Cecilia E Glanville

    Thank you so much for publishing this pattern. I had a corrupted version of it that didn’t work and I love that I could copy it off your website and paste it to my notes.

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