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Hello and welcome to Rich Textures Crochet! Today we are going to learn how to crochet this easy crochet blanket called the Winter Woven Throw.
When the colder weather hits I LOVE pulling out my bulky weight yarns and working on those heavy weight patterns. This year the first project on my hook was this gorgeous texted easy crochet blanket.
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Wool Ease Thick & Quick:
One of my FAVOURITE super bulky weight yarns to work with is the Wool Ease Thick & Quick by Lion Brand Yarn. This super bulky weight yarn is a blend of 80% acrylic and 20% wool making it super warm and cozy. You can learn more or purchase this yarn on the Lion Brand Yarn website here: Wool Ease Thick & Quick by Lion Brand Yarn. And I would like to thank Lion Brand Yarn for providing the yarn support for this project to make this pattern possible!
As mentioned, I love this yarn! If you’d like to see other designs I’ve done in the Thick & Quick Yarn you may want to check out the Midwinter Blanket – Free Crochet Pattern or the Cozy Baby Blanket – Free Crochet Pattern.
This blanket has a simple construction giving it a clean and classic look. The stitch pattern used is called a twisted stitch and gives the blanket this great woven like texture. Because the blanket is worked in a super bulky weight yarn and the stitch pattern is quite dense, the blanket has a heavy weight, great for snuggling under on those colder days and nights.
Although I have not worked a border on this blanket (The yarn and stitch are fairly sturdy), I have added a fringe to the ends. The nine balls of yarn called for in this pattern will accommodate for the fringe if your blanket is about 43 x 50 inches.
The written pattern for this easy crochet blanket will be written out in full below followed by a free video tutorial. However, if you would like to purchase a PDF copy of the pattern you may do so from my Etsy and Ravelry Shops linked below:
Thank you so much for stopping by! Until next time, happy crocheting!
Winter Woven Throw Free Crochet Pattern:
Skill Level: Easy
Gauge: 7 sts x 6 rows of pattern = 4 inches
Finished Size: 43 x 50 inches
Yarn: 9 balls Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick® by Lion Brand® (80% Acrylic, 20% Wool; 10 oz, 283 g; Approx. 174 yds, 157 m). Super Bulky (6). Colour: Sea Glass
Hook: Size N/P (10 mm) Hook. Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
Notions: Yarn Needle.
Stitches and Abbreviations:
Bpdc – Back Post Double Crochet
Ch – Chain
Dc – Half Double Crochet
Fpdc – Front Post Double Crochet
Rpt – Repeat
Sc – Single Crochet
Sk – Skip
Sl St – Slip Stitch
Yo – Yarn Over
- Pattern is written in American English terms.
- Pattern is worked in rows.
- Edging is worked in a round.
- Ch 3 at the beginning of the row counts as a dc.
- Weave in ends as needed.
Easy Crochet Blanket:
Work a row of 83 foundation double crochet stitches OR Ch 86, turn, dc in the 4th ch from hook and in each across. Ch 3 at beginning will count as a dc giving you a total of 84 stitches.
The instructions for the Foundation Double Crochet Stitch is included in the blanket video tutorial below, but if you would like a more in-depth teaching, check out this video here:
Row 1: Ch 3, * fpdc around the next st, bpdc around the next st; Rpt from * across to the last st, dc in the top of the turning chain. Ch 3, turn. (84 Sts)
Row 2: * Bpdc around the next st, fpdc around the next st; rpt from * across to the last st, dc in the top of the turning chain. Ch 3, turn. (84 sts)
Row 3: * Fpdc around the next st, bpdc around the next st; Rpt from * across to the last st, dc in the top of the turning chain. Ch 3, turn. (84 Sts)
Repeat rows 2 and 3 until work from the beginning measures approximately inches or the desired length. Fasten off and weave in your ends.
OPTIONAL: Cut lengths of yarn approximately 10 inches long and add a fringe to each end