Use this simple and free crochet blanket pattern below to crochet a new throw for your space!
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Easy to make and perfect for beginners!
This simple crochet blanket pattern featuring fun stripes is extremely easy to make which makes it perfect for beginner crocheters and those who are looking for a quick weekend crochet project.
There are some color changes to achieve the color blocked stripe look but I promise you can do it! Read on down to get started if you want to learn how to crochet a simple blanket for beginners.
USES A SIMPLE DOUBLE CROCHET STITCH!
This simple striped blanket is worked up with just double crochets which makes it easy & quick! I love using simple crochet stitches in blankets because I love fast crochet projects and simple stitches means a blanket that is done faster! 🙂
EASY BLANKET TO SIT DOWN THEN PICK BACK UP
Another great thing about this blanket is that when you do decide to sit it down for a second you don’t have to worry about where you are in the pattern! The only thing you will need to worry about is to just need to keep on double crocheting! I would suggest keeping track of your rows be it with a stitch marker or pen / paper.
THE YARN You’ll want to use for your Double Crochet Afghan
For the whole blanket pattern I used one of my favorite yarns, Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice! It is a perfect yarn that can be washed, dried and reused time and time again. The yarn colors I decided to go with for this particular design were Dusty Blue, Charcoal Grey and Linen. I linked up a few of the colors below so you can take a look and pick your favorite.
Click the yarn image below to check it out this yarn!
The colors go so well together and are a pretty neutral color palette which is just my taste! The color combinations are endless so feel free to make this blanket in any color palette you can imagine!
Are you ready to start your new your Crochet Blanket?
Ready to learn how to crochet a simple blanket? If the answer is yes then follow along with the free crochet pattern below to begin making your very own striped blanket!
Happy Crochet Blanket Making Friends!
Free SIMPLE CROCHET BLANKET Pattern
- Lion Brand Yarn Vanna’s Choice in Dusty Blue, Charcoal Gray and Linen.
- The exact amount needed will depend on the size blanket you wish to make or you can use any worsted weight (4) yarn.
- Size J Crochet Hook 6.00 mm
- Yarn needle
- Just keep crocheting until your first color is finished, then change colors which was approximately 14 rows.
- If you need help changing colors in your blanket I have a simple tutorial that will help.
- Written in standard US terms.
THE Double Crochet Blanket PATTERN
Foundation Row: Chain 120 with your first color of choice.
Row 1: In the 3rd chain from hook double crochet, double crochet across until the end of the row, turn. (118)
Row 2: Chain 2, double crochet in first stitch, double crochet in every st across, turn. (118)
Row 3 – desired length: Repeat Row 2. (118)
I also did a border of single crochets with 3 single crochets in each corner along the outside with the charcoal gray color but that is optional.
Fasten off and weave in loose ends with a yarn needle.
That’s it! You completed the simple striped crochet blanket pattern! If you have any questions about this pattern, please feel free to ask.
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