One of my favourite things about crocheting Christmas gifts for family is that I can use those gifts as opportunities to design new, fun projects. When making my gift list for this year I really wanted to make my grandmother a blanket. She loves maroon and has a lot of maroon in her home decor. So the colours were pretty easy to pick. They normally wouldn’t be colours I would choose myself but I am so glad that I used them. I fell in love with the burgundy and whipped cream combo! Now that I have finished my Striped Thicket Stitch Blanket, I want one for myself!
Bernat Blanket is my go-to yarn for soft, cozy blankets that work up super quick. The Bernat Blanket Whipped Cream in this texture actually kind of looks like real whipped cream which just makes me happy…and a little hungry but I promise I didn’t consume any of the yarn. Well…not on purpose anyway!
This blanket is a lapghan/baby blanket size and is easy a good blanket for beginners. If you know how to chain, single crochet and double crochet, you can make this blanket. It is so simple but has a beautiful texture.
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Striped Thicket Stitch Blanket
CH = Chain
SC = Single Crochet
DC = Double Crochet
FO = Finish Off
- One Size
- Approximately 44 inches tall x 34 inches wide.
- 9 sts across x 7 rows = 4” square
- Instructions within the asterisks (*) are to be repeated.
- This pattern is written using U.S. Terminology
Row 1: Using Burgundy and a 10mm Hook, CH 72
Row 2: SC and DC in the second CH from the hook. *skip the next CH, (SC, DC) in the next CH* repeat across, SC in the last CH. CH 1 and turn. (71)
Row 3: SC and DC in the first SC. *skip the next stitch, (SC, DC) in the next stitch* repeat across, SC in the last stitch. CH 1 and turn. (71)
Rows 4 – 15: Repeat Row 3 (71)
Change to Whipped Cream
Rows 16 – 31: Repeat Row 3 (71)
Change to Burgundy.
Rows 32 – 45: Repeat Row 3 (71)
Change to Whipped Cream.
Rows 46 – 61: Repeat Row 3 (71)
Change to Burgundy.
Rows 62 – 75: Repeat Row 3 (71)
FO and weave in ends.
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