Make this quick baby cocoon crochet pattern for last minute baby gifts or to make a plush snuggle sack. You can make this crochet cocoon in 1 hour with no seams. It will be picture perfect from any angle.
No matter how organized I try to be I always need a last minute baby gift. I love to give handmade gifts. But they are time-consuming. This baby cocoon crochet pattern will be your go-to.
It only takes 1 hour to crochet.
Whenever I give this crochet cocoon as a baby gift there’s lots of ooooh’s and aaaah’s. Everyone passes around the crocheted baby cocoon because “you have to feel how soft this is”.
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The baby cocoon is crocheted from the bottom up in a continuous spiral. That means that you won’t be joining at the end of each round. Instead of joining with a slip stitch, you’ll keep crocheting around and around until you have the finished size.
Add a stitch marker to the first stitch of the round to help you stay on track.
I know the lucky mom you gift this to will want to use the baby cocoon as a photo prop. It will be picture perfect from every angle. Crocheting in a continuous spiral ensures you won’t have a pesky seam.
The Double Duty Sash
The flower sash is simple to make with a few flowers, embellishments, and a glue gun. For the sash, I used a satin ribbon and cut it long enough to be worn by momma in maternity photos.
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What You Need To Make The Just Peachy Baby Cocoon
- 11.50 mm Crochet Hook
- Super Bulky Yarn: 2 skeins Bernat Baby Blanket Yarn ( or 1 Big Ball Yarn) in the color Baby Peach. (3.5 oz/ 86 yds per skein)
- Tapestry Needle
- Stitch Marker
- Flower Sash: I made the one pictured by hot gluing 3 ivory flowers and an embellishment onto a satin ribbon. *Tip: Make the ribbon long enough for mom to wear during maternity photos. (about 48”)
Crochet Abbreviations (US Terms)
- hdc = half double crochet
- st(s) = stitch(es)
- sl st = slip stitch
Just Peachy Baby Cocoon Crochet Pattern
Make a magic circle
round 1: work 6 hdc in the magic circle, don’t join (6 sts)
round 2: 2 hdc in each st around (12 sts)
round 3: [2hdc in next st, 1 hdc in next st] repeat around (18 sts)
round 4: [2hdc in next st, 1 hdc in each of the next 2 sts] repeat around (24 sts)
round 5: [2hdc in next st, 1 hdc in each of the next 3 sts] repeat around (30 sts)
rounds 6-20: 1 hdc in each st around (30 sts)
After you’ve finished round 20, sl st into the next st. Cut your yarn and sew in the ends.
I didn’t permanently attach the sash. When you’re ready to use it just tie in a bow around the baby cocoon.
All that’s left to do is wrap up your handmade baby gift and wait for the oooh’s and aaah’s.