Modern Crochet Blanket Pattern

This is a free pattern for a modern crochet blanket using the arrow stitch. This pattern comes with written instructions, photo tutorials and a full video tutorial.


Modern Crochet Blanket Pattern Free

Modern Crochet Blanket Pattern

I’m excited to finally be able to share my latest creation with you – the Modern Crochet Throw Pattern. Join me as we delve into the details of this classy pattern, featuring the captivating arrow stitch that makes this blanket a true work of art.

At the heart of this project lies the lovely Hue & Me yarn from Lion Brand. With its blend of softness and durability, this yarn provides the perfect canvas for creating a throw that’s as cozy as it is stylish. Available in a range of modern hues, you can choose the perfect color to complement your home decor and add a touch of luxury to any space.

Modern Crochet Blanket Pattern Free

The key to the beauty of the Modern Crochet Throw lies in its use of the arrow stitch. This classic yet versatile stitch pattern creates a mesmerizing texture that adds depth and dimension to the blanket. Whether you’re a fan of traditional crochet techniques or looking to incorporate modern design elements into your projects, the arrow stitch is sure to captivate your imagination.

Modern Crochet Blanket Pattern Free

The Modern Crochet Throw Pattern is more than just a project – it’s a testament to creating something special with your own two hands. This modern crochet throw pattern offers a perfect opportunity to explore this fun stitch while creating a lovely home decor piece that’s as fun to make as it is to use. So grab your yarn and hook, and let’s get crocheting – this pretty throw awaits!

Video Tutorial Modern Crochet Blanket Pattern

The Modern Crochet Blanket Pattern

Materials:

  • 10 skeins (+1 extra if you want to add fringe) HUE + ME bulky yarn from Lion Brand in your favorite color.
  • 8.00mm (M) crochet hook
  • scissors
  • tapestry needle

Skill level:

  • Intermediate/Advanced. The maker should be very comfortable with reading patterns and understanding crochet terminology.

Pattern notes:

  • This pattern is written using standard US crochet terms.
  • The chain 1 at the beginning of each row does not count as a stitch.
  • Worsted weight yarn is fine for this pattern too, however, keep in mind that your blanket will be on the smaller side – think ‘lap blanket’ size.
  • Gauge is not important since this is a blanket. Use whatever hook is proportionate to the weight yarn you are using.
  • To adjust the size, work any multiple of 4 fhdc sts, plus 3 more.

Stitches used and abbreviations:

  • ch = chain
  • st/sts = stitch/stitches
  • yo = yarn over
  • sp/sps = space/spaces
  • sc = single crochet
  • hdc = half double crochet
  • dc = double crochet
  • tr = front post treble
  • fhdc = foundation half double crochet

Gauge:

not important for this pattern

Finished Measurements (approximate):

Length: 60”

Width: 40”

Adjusting the size is easy. For a wider blanket, start with a foundation row of any multiple of 4 + 3 more. For a longer blanket, simply add more rows.

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Instructions for the Modern Crochet Blanket Pattern:

Row 1: fhdc 79, ch 1 and turn. (79 fhdc)

Rows 2 – 5: hdc in each st across, ch 1 and turn. (79 hdc)

Row 6: work 3 sc in each of first 3 sts, [ch 1, sk next st, work 3 sc in each of next 3 sts]. Repeat from [ to ] across ending with 3 sc in each of last 3 sts. Ch 1, turn. (59 sc, 20 ch-1 sps)

Rows 7: work one dc in each st and in each ch-1 sp across the row. Ch 1, turn. (79 dc)

Row 8: this row is an arrow stitch row. There will be a half-arrow st on each end and all other arrow sts will be full arrows. Photo tutorials are on below.

  1. Sc in the first st.
  2. Work one tr in the unworked hdc that is in the center of the ch-1 from 2 rows below. This is a half-arrow st.
  3. Sk the st that behind the half arrow st you just made.
  4. Make a sc in the next st.
  5. Ch 1.
  6. Skip the next st.
  7. Make one sc in the next st.
  8. Begin to make a tr in the same hdc where you worked the last tr but stop when you have 2 loops left on the hook.
  9. Yo twice and begin to work a tr in the next unworked hdc in the ch-1 sp from 2 rows below. On the last pull-through, you’ll have 3 loops left. Yo and pull through all 3 loops. First full arrow st is made.
  10. Repeat steps 3-10 until you get to the last 2 sts of the row.
  11. Work another half arrow st just as you did in step 2. Sk the st behind the half arrow st you just made.
  12. Make a sc in the last st. Ch 1, turn.

(2 half-arrows, 18 full arrows, 1 sc on each end)

Modern Crochet Blanket Pattern Free

Rows 9-64: continue to alternate rows 7 & 8, ending with an arrow row (or you can keep going until your blanket is your desired length, just be sure to end with an arrow row – I ended with 28 arrow st rows, with 27 dc rows in between)

Row 65: work 1 hdc in each of the first 3 sts, [work 1 hdc in the ch-1 sp from the row below, work 3 hdc in each of the next 3 sts]. Repeat from [ to ] across. Ch 1, and turn. (79 hdc)

Row 66-69: repeat Row 2. (79 hdc)

Fasten off and weave in all ends.

Add fringe to the bottom and top edges, if desired. Or you can add a tassel to each of the 4 corners.

What are your thoughts on the crochet throw pattern? Did you find the arrow stitch to be straightforward or did it present a bit of a challenge? I recently gifted mine to my sister-in-law, and she absolutely adores it.

I’d love to hear your thoughts! Be sure to leave me a comment and let me know what you think. And if you do make this, please tag me @spottedhorsedesignco on social media as I always love seeing your makes!

Modern Crochet Blanket Pattern Free

 

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