The Charlotte crochet blanket is a great beginner crochet pattern and uses only two basic stitches! I would suggest this blanket to anyone looking for an easy weekend project! 🙂 I started mine on a Friday and finished it up on Sunday night!
I always find myself watching tv when crocheting so I recommend adding Netflix to your crochet marathon to make it even more fun and plus it makes the time go by so much faster!
Maybe I can call it Croflixing? Whatever, it’s called it’s fun! 🙂
For my blanket I used Lion Brand Wool- Ease Thick & Quick in Gray & Claret which is a chunky yarn and so cozy to work with! It is considered a super bulky yarn so whatever you are crocheting with it works up super fast! I call it a win win since this blanket is a cozy and fast project! I also used my huge 15.75 mm crochet hook which is always a blast to work with because my kids think it is so funny how big it is! 🙂
It is written to be a great throw blanket for on a couch or chair. But below in the pattern I’ve included notes on how to make this blanket smaller or larger if you need it to be. You will need to adjust the amount of yarn needed, but it will still work great! 🙂
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CHARLOTTE CROCHET BLANKET PATTERN
- Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn – 4 skeins of Gray Marble & 2 skeins of Claret or 640 yards of any super bulky yarn.
- Size Q Crochet Hook 15.75 mm
- Large yarn needle to weave in ends
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- SC = single crochet
- DC = double crochet
- CH = chain
- ST = stitch
- SK = skip
- Gauge is as follows 2.5″ for each cluster stitch (SC, DC, DC combo)
- “Click Here” to understand why gauge is so important.
- Finished size is approximately 50″ height & 34″ width
- Make your crochet blanket smaller or bigger by chaining a multiple of 3.
- The turning CH in each row counts as a SC.
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- Add to Ravelry “Here”
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Since I got all the notes out of the way now we can get on to the pattern. 🙂 Keep on scrolling down for the full, FREE crochet pattern!
Chain a multiple of 3 – (27,30,33,36,39,42,45,48,51,54,57,60,63,66,69,72,75,78,81,84,87 etc) to begin your blanket. I used a starting chain of 45.
FOUNDATION ROW: in 3rd CH from the hook do 2 DC’s, * SK 2 CH’s, in next CH do 1 SC & 2 DC’s, Repeat from * across until you are left with 3 CH’s, SK 2 CH’s, SC in last CH, turn.
ROW 1: CH 1 (counts as a sc) in 1st ST do 2 DC’s, * SK 2 ST’s, in next ST do 1 SC & 2 DC’s, Repeat from * across until you are left with 3 ST’s, SK 2 ST’s SC at the top of the turning CH.. Turn.
ROW 2 – 47: Repeat row 1 for pattern switching colors every 15 rows as follows
- Row 1-15 Gray Marble
- Row 16 – 31 Claret
- Row 32 – 47 – Gray Marble
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- To finish your Charlotte Crochet Blanket fasten off yarn and cut with scissors
- Weave in loose ends throughout the blanket with a large yarn needle.
- The blanket is now finished!
I hope you enjoyed the Charlotte Crochet Blanket Pattern, and if you have any questions, feel free to send me an email at Krista@rescuedpawdesigns.com. 🙂 If you love the Charlotte blanket then you may also like my other blanket patterns the Neutral Chevron Blanket, Wonders Blanket and Rainbow Cluster Blanket.
Happy Blanket Making! 🙂