The blanket was very easy and quick to make, using a V-Stitch (dc, ch 1, dc in same stitch) for the body of the blanket and a simple Picot edging. I used a pattern from Amigurumi Two! (Ana Paula Rimoli) for the small Koala teddy.
Pattern for V-Stitch baby Blanket
Row 1 (Dc, ch 1, dc) in 5th ch from hook, [skip 2 ch, work V-st in next ch] across to last 2 ch, skip 1 ch, dc in last ch – 28 V-sts and dc at each end of row.
Row 2 Ch 3, turn; work V-st in each ch1-space across, end dc in top of turning chain.
Repeat Row 2 for V-st pattern until there are a total of 34 rows; ch 1 (instead of ch 3), turn. DO NOT FASTEN OFF.
Sc in each dc and ch1-space across, end 3 sc in last dc; rotate to side, sc evenly along side edge, 3 sc in first ch of foundation ch; sc in each ch across, 3 sc in last ch; sc evenly along rem side edge, end 2 sc in top of last row turning chain, join with slip st to top of first sc.
(Ch 2, slip st in second ch from hook, skip 1 sc, slip st in next 2 sc) around, adjusting for corners and end of rnd.
Fasten off. Weave in ends.