Crochet Colorful Blanket | Free Pattern

Good Day Ladies! I wish you all are having a good time. Our today’s pattern is a crochet colorful blanket. This blanket is so colorful and eye-catchy. This design allows you to make variations as well as play with a different color. We are using 3.0 mm hook size to crochet colorful blanket because we need to crochet tighter stitches. Tight stitches enhance flower’s look by providing thick texture and also stiffness.

Crochet Colorful Blanket Pattern:

Materials:

  • Yarn: 100% acrylic yarn | Weight: aran | Color: grey [ 14 skeins x 100g] | Colors: pink; purple, green [ 1skein of 100g from each color ]
  • Hook Size: 3.0 mm
  • Gauge: 16 st x 7 rows in 4” or 10 cm of double crochet Stitch
  • Motif mesurement: 12×12 cm
  • Blanket Mesurements : 190 x 92cm

ABBREVIATIONS

ABBREVIATIONS:

  • Ch : chain                                        
  • Sp: space        
  • St: stitch                                            
  • Sl st: slip stitch                       
  • Sc: single crochet                          
  • Dc: double crochet
  • 2dc-cl: cluster stitch made of 2 double crochet
  • 3dc-cl: cluster stitch made of 3 double crochet
  • Ch3-arch: arch made of ch3
  • Ch5-arch: arch made of ch5
  • Ch7-arch: arch made of ch7

Crochet Blanket Pattern

This blanket will be made by joining various squares together. All squares will be made in different color combinations. The cores of the squares are made of combinations of 2 colors, whereas grey color is used as the main color all over the blanket. The colors used in current pattern are explained as follows:

Colors used:  

  • Grey
  • Green
  • Pink
  • Purple

Color combinations used in each square:

                      Color 1            Color 2                        Total squares

1- Square A:        pink                 green                         12 squares

2- Square B:        pink                 purple                        16 squares

3- Square C:        green              pink                            18 squares

4- Square D:        green              purple                        17 squares

5- Square E:        purple             pink                             12 squares

6- Square F:         purple             green                          23 squares

Total:                                                                         98 squares

Square Motif Pattern

Using color 1, start with ch5, sl st to form a ring.

  • Round 1: Ch3 (will act as 1st dc), 15dc into the ring, sl st on top of starting ch3. (16dc)
  • Round 2: Change to color 2, Ch1, (1sc in next st) x 15, sl st into starting ch1. (16sc)
  • Round 3: Using grey colored yarn, (Ch3, skip next 1 st, 1sc in next st) x 7, ch3, sl st into the point  from where starting ch3 is originating (8 ch3-archs)
  • Round 4: Ch1, sl st into subsequent ch3 sp, ch3, (2dc-cl, ch5, 3dc-cl) into same ch3 sp, {ch5, (3dc-cl, ch5, 3dc-cl) into next ch3 sp}. Repeat pattern in {} 6 more times, ch5, sl st on top of starting ch3.                                                                                                                (16 3dc-cl)
  • Round 5: Ch1, sl st into subsequent ch5 sp, ch3, (2dc-cl, ch7, 3dc-cl) into same ch5 sp, ch2, 1sc into next ch5 sp, {(ch5, 1sc into next ch5 sp) x 2, ch2, (3dc-cl, ch7, 3dc-cl) into next ch5 sp, ch2, 1sc into next ch5 sp}. Repeat pattern in {} 2 more times, (ch5, 1sc into next ch5 sp) x 2, ch2, sl st on top of starting ch3, Fasten off.

Arrangement of squares:

The squares are arranged in the diagonal rows in such a way that a rectangular shape is formed as follows:

  • Row1: One square A
  • Row 2: 2 squares E ( to the left and above square A)
  • Row3: 3 squares D
  • Row4: 4 squares A
  • Row 5: 5 squares E
  • Row 6: 6 squares D
  • Row 8: 7 squares A
  • Row 9: 7 squares C
  • Row 10: 7 squares F
  • Row 11: 7 squares B
  • Row 12: 7 squares C
  • Row 13: 7 squares F
  • Row 14: 7 squares B
  • Row 15: 7 squares D
  • Row 16: 6 squares  F
  • Row 17: 5 squares E
  • Row 18: 4 squares C
  • Row 19: 3 squares F
  • Row 20: 2 squares B
  • Row 21: 1 square D

Joining the Squares:

Finally, each square shall be joined with the adjacent square with the help of a sewing needle and grey colored thread. The stitches will be made at the following adjacent points in the round 5 (outermost round) of each square:

  • A stitch in 3rd ch of each of the adjacent ch5-archs of the 2 joining squares. There are 2 ch5-archs on one side of each square.
  • A stitch in 4th ch of the ch7-arch at the corner of the adjacent squares through which, 4 adjacent squares will be joined together.

Finishing/ Border of Blanket:

  • Round 1: aAttach grey-colored yarn at the corner of the blanket in the ch7 sp. ch3, (2dc-cl, ch5, 3dc cluster) into same ch7 sp, {ch5, skip ch2 sp, 3dc-cl in next ch5 sp, ch5, 3dc-cl in next ch5 sp, ch5, skip ch2 sp, 3 dc-cl in outer part of the ch7 sp (with respect to its point of joining with the adjacent square), ch5, 3dc-cl in outer part of ch7 sp of the next square}. Repeat pattern in {} 12 more times, ch5, skip ch2 sp, 3dc-cl in next ch5 sp, ch5, 3dc-cl in next ch5 sp, ch5, skip ch2 sp, (3dc-cl, ch5, 3dc-cl) into next ch7 sp. Repeat pattern in {} 6 times, ch5, skip ch2 sp, 3dc-cl in next ch5 sp, ch5, 3dc-cl in next ch5 sp, ch5, skip ch2 sp, (3dc-cl, ch5, 3dc-cl) into next ch7 sp, repeat pattern in {} 13 times, ch5, skip ch2 sp, 3dc-cl in next ch5 sp, ch5, 3dc-cl in next ch5 sp, ch5, skip ch2 sp, (3dc-cl, ch5, 3dc-cl) into next ch7 sp, repeat pattern in {} 6 times, ch5, skip ch2 sp, 3dc-cl in next ch5 sp, ch5, 3dc-cl in next ch5 sp, ch5, sl st on top of starting ch3.
  • Round 2: ch1 , sl st into adjacent ch5 sp,ch3, (2dc-cl , ch5, 3dc-cl) into same ch5 sp, ch5, 1sc in next ch5 sp,{ch5, (3dc-cl, ch5, 3dc-cl) into next ch5 sp , ch5, 1sc into next ch5 sp}. Repeat pattern in {} 82 more times (all around the blanket till the end), ch5, sl st on top of starting ch3. Fasten off.

In the video, sc are replaced by sl st in rounds 3 & 5 (square motif)

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