Make an easy crochet throw blanket today with this free beginner friendly pattern! The whole crochet pattern uses simple crochet stitches which means you’ll have a afghan made in no time at all!
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Learn how to crochet a throw today!
The Jane Throw Blanket is a simple crochet throw pattern that uses basic stitches in a way that creates an amazing looking texture! It really is the perfect crochet sofa throw to cozy up in! If you want to make one too then read on down to get the free crochet pattern for yourself!
Simple Crochet Throw Afghan
Use this simple pattern for all your crochet blankets and throws! Make this afghan smaller and use it as a crochet baby blanket too! You can easily crochet this beautiful crochet throw blanket in just a few days!
THE YARN That’s perfect for this throw
Since it is so cold in PA at winter time I knew that when designing the Jane Throw Blanket I
needed wanted to use Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick & Quick (WET&Q). I love using this yarn for most of my crochet blankets and throws. You could even use this yarn to make my Willow Throw Blanket too which is another chunkier throw that is perfect for winter time!
NEUTRALS GO WITH EVERYTHING!
I went with the color way Fossil because it is just simply gorgeous! This yarn has a pretty blend of neutrals and a hint of silver throughout making for a beautiful color. It really is the perfect color way to use because it can easily fit in with most any decor. 🙂 Not to mention the bulky yarn creates a pretty cozy chunky crochet throw which is perfect for snuggling!
This throw USES JUST A BASIC Crochet STITCH
To start the Jane Throw you will just need to know how to chain and single crochet! Yep! That’t it! If you are new to crocheting this would be the perfect project to try. This pattern is a combination of single crocheting and chaining 1 which is called the sand stitch. I created a post about the sand stitch for those who would like a tutorial and or even a refresher on this beauty of a stitch. “Click Here” to find the sand stitch tutorial.
WANT A CROCHET KIT INSTEAD?
Also I wanted to add that Lion Brand Yarn has generously made this into a crochet kit that includes the PDF version of the pattern and all the yarn needed!
“Click Here” to purchase the Jane Crochet Throw Blanket Kit
JANE THROW VIDEO TUTORIAL
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WANT A PDF?
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READY TO START?
I wrote this blanket in a throw size blanket but it can easily be adjusted to be made in any size by using an even starting chain number. Just imagine this design as a little crochet baby throw blanket! Ready to get started? Read on down to find the full tutorial and
JANE THROW BLANKET – Free Crochet Blanket Pattern
Skill Level: Advanced Beginner
Finished Size with border is approximately a 35″ width and 47″ height.
Adjust size by chaining an even # to start.
Gauge is important and will change the size of your blanket if it is not followed as recommended below. 🙂
Gauge is 1 single crochet, ch 1, 1 single crochet for every 2″ (inches).
Written in Standard US terms.
THE Jane Throw Blanket PATTERN
Foundation Row: Chain 64
Row 1: One single crochet in the 4th chain from the hook, *chain 1, skip next chain, 1 single crochet in next chain, repeat from * across. Turn. (61)
Row 2: Ch 2, skip first single crochet, *1 single crochet in next chain 1 space, chain 1, skip next single crochet, repeat from * across ending with 1 sc in the turning chain, Turn. (61)
Row 3 – 82: Repeat row 2. (61)
Now: Chain 1, make (80) single crochets working down the long side of the blanket. When you reach the last stitch (corner) do 3 single crochets. Work (59) single crochet along the short edge of the blanket until you reach the last stitch. Make 3 single crochets in the last stitch to make another corner. Next make (80) single crochets along the other long side. Make 3 single crochets in the last stitch to form the corner. Finally, work 59 single crochets along the last short edge. To finish join with a slip stitch into the row below the border.
Last: Chain 1, slip stitch into every stitch along the first long edge, including 1 of the corner stitches, in the second corner stitch work a slip stitch, ch 1, work a slip stitch, turn to the short edge and continue slip stitching across, work rest of the border in the same fashion.
Weave in all the loose ends with a yarn needle or a smaller crochet hook.
You probably should try this one too!
You did it! The Jane Throw Blanket is now complete! This really is a quick and easy crochet throw pattern! If you liked the Jane you will probably like the..
I promise you’ll LOVE it!
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