Crochet Pattern: Basic Baby Cocoon

By Rachel Choi – 5 Comments
The basic baby cocoon is simple to crochet and makes a cute photographer’s prop. This pattern comes with a matching hat to crochet. Tonal boucle yarn is used to crochet the items in the photo provided. This yarn creates a soft, seamless texture. Other yarns of the same weight can be used if desired. This pattern set is now available in the Crochet Spot Store. Download with no charge for Premium Pattern Members.

Skill Level: crochet skill level easy

Finished Size:
Cocoon: 20” (51 cm) long, 10” (25.5 cm) wide
Hat: 13” (33 cm) circumference, 5 1/2” (14 cm) long
Note: fits most newborns and should stretch

crochet baby cocoon
Medium Weight Yarn (approximately 500 yards)
Crochet hooks J (6.00 mm)
crochet yarn size 4

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  1. […] like to describe. In my opinion it was pretty fun. All I really did was crochet. I was making a baby cocoon, and the lady that sat close to me must have forgot to bring a book to read, so she watched me […]

  2. Donna says:

    Very nice!! Never seen anything like it before.

    How do you photograph items without a “background”? I always have a square block around all of my pictures. It would be nice to learn how to eliminate everything but the item.

  3. Ashley says:

    Super! I’ve been waiting for this pattern. I just bought it 🙂

  4. Sarah R. says:

    Thanks for making it available, Rachel.
    Now that my husbands been called back to work, I’ll be able to start buying your patterns soon!
    Keep up the good work! 🙂

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