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! Keep reading to learn how to make this easy crochet blanket for yourself or someone you love.
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.
If you’d like to use the thicket stitch for another project or practice it before using it for your blanket, find my thicket stitch tutorial HERE.
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Easy Crochet Blanket Pattern – Striped Thicket Stitch Blanket
- 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.
I hope that you enjoyed this easy crochet blanket pattern to make the Striped Thicket Stitch Blanket! I can’t wait to see the colour combos you all come up with. This project makes a fantastic gift and enables you to give a warm and cozy gift without spending weeks making it.
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