Colorful Blanket Crochet Pattern
Make this colorful crochet blanket using the quick and easy crochet pattern found below. Use the colors shown, or pick your own palette for a unique look!
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If you’re looking for a colorful blanket pattern, look no further! This quick and easy pattern is so much fun to make. The stitch is rhythmic and absolutely perfect for beginners.
I used worsted weight yarn and a J/10 crochet hook to be sure this blanket has lots of drape and looks fantastic thrown over the edge of a couch.
The colors of this blanket remind me of a Sunrise on the Shore, so if you’re looking for it in my Etsy shop, you’ll be able to find it under that name.
Free Colorful Blanket Crochet Pattern
- Hook Size: J/10 (6.00 mm) Crochet Hook
- 1 skein each of Premier Anti Pilling Every Day Worsted in the shades
- Snow White
- Soft Peach
- If you’d like to use a different brand of yarn, you’ll need about 720 yards of worsted weight yarn.
- Tapestry Needle & Scissors
- The print-friendly pattern is available here.
- As written, this blanket measures approximately 30 inches square. Instructions are given for adjusting the size of the blanket at the end of the pattern.
- You will not work into the turning chains unless otherwise noted.
- Gauge: 13 stitches and 8 rows in 4 inches.
- You can find the video tutorial here.
𝗥𝗼𝘄 𝟭: dc in the third ch and in each ch across. Ch 1, turn. (99 stitches including the ch 2).
dc in the first stitch (don’t skip a stitch because your ch 1 does not count as a stitch) and in the next two stitches. *ch 1, skip a stitch, dc in the next three stitches* across. Ch 1, turn. (You will have 75 double crochets and 24 ch 1 spaces at the end of this row)
𝗡𝗼𝘁𝗲: In row 2, you will work into the top of the ch 2 at the end of the row. In subsequent rows, you’ll just work into the last “real” dc at the end of each row.
Row 3: dc in the first stitch and in each stitch and ch 1 space across. Ch 1, turn. (99 dc stitches)
𝗥𝗲𝗽𝗲𝗮𝘁 𝗿𝗼𝘄s 2 and 3 (𝟭𝟲 𝗿𝗼𝘄𝘀 𝗽𝗲𝗿 𝗰𝗼𝗹𝗼𝗿) 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝗮 𝘁𝗼𝘁𝗮𝗹 𝗼𝗳 𝟲𝟰 𝗿𝗼𝘄𝘀. You will end with one additional row of your last color (for a total of 65).
The stripe pattern is as follows:
- 16 rows Spa
- 16 rows Linen
- 16 Rows Snow White
- 17 Rows Soft Peach (one extra row here so you can end on a row without chain spaces)
How to Change Colors on a Colorful Crochet Blanket
On the last stitch of the row, do not pull your working yarn through the final two loops to complete the last double crochet stitch. Instead of pulling the yarn you’ve been working with through those final two loops, place the new yarn on your hook and pull it through the last two loops. Be sure to leave a long tail on both colors so you can weave your ends later.
If you prefer video instructions, click here for a video tutorial on how to change colors.
Adjusting the Size of this Crochet Blanket
To adjust the size of this blanket, chain a multiple of 4 until you reach the width you want.
Work until your project is the length you want.
The size chart shows the starting chain and number of rows for some common blanket sizes.
To keep the width of each block uniform, divide total number of rows by 4 and make. For instance, for the lovey, you’ll make 9 rows of each color. You’ll then add one additional row to the last block so you can end on a row without the chain spaces.
Please Share Your Work!
Please note: You’re more than welcome to sell items that you make using this pattern on Etsy, at craft fairs, or anywhere else you might sell your items – just be sure to take your own photos!