Rusty the Giraffe Blanket PDF Crochet Pattern


Rusty the giraffe blanket will make your safari themed nursery fun and adorable! A complex appearance of colorwork in the giraffe skin print is created by simply changing the colors for alternate rows. This pattern is in PDF format with Instant Download. It is written row-by-row using US crochet terms. It also includes crochet diagrams, photos, and a conversion chart to UK terms.


  • English
  • PDF, 29 pages, 6.2 MB (mobile devices friendly)

SKILLS: Chain, slip stitch, single crochet, half double crochet, double crochet, treble crochet, shell, popcorn, crab stitch, blocking, working in rows and in the round, increasing, decreasing, sewing.

GAUGE: 15 dc X 8 rows = 4” X 4” (10 X 10 cm), working with a 5 mm (H) hook. The gauge is not critical for this item. Your finished size and the amount of yarn may vary depending.


  •  Red Heart Super Saver Yarn (or any other similar weight yarn);  Qty: 2 skeins of Cornmeal; 2 skeins of Warm Brown; 1 skein of Tea Leaf; 1 skein of Medium Thyme; 1 skein of Light Blue; 1 skein of Light Periwinkle; a small amount of Soft White & Black.


  • 5 mm (H)


The size of the blanket is determined by the width of the border, while the center part is the same for both sizes.

  • Baby: 37” (94 cm) X 46” (116.8 cm)
  • Toddler: 47” (119.4 cm) X 57” ( 144.8 cm)

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Pattern Published: May 02, 2017
Last updated: Oct 23, 2020

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