Today I’m excited to share how to crochet a cozy weekend throw!
I designed this blanket to be a quick project with plenty of instant gratification. If you are making the baby size or the throw, you can even make it in a weekend! We use super bulky yarn and a stitch that covers a lot of ground with each row.
I just love how warm and cozy this blanket is since it’s made with Knit Picks Tuff Puff. I have loved Knit Picks ever since I discovered their website about five years ago. I used a lot of their yarn for my business when I crocheted newborn hats and photo props.
I have been admiring Tuff Puff for months and spent some time thinking of what would be the perfect project for this yarn. The wool in the yarn gives a lot of warmth to this cozy weekend throw even with its loose, open stitches. Plus, this yarn is single ply wool, which gives the blanket a unique, on trend texture.
And here is the pattern:
Tools & Materials
~Super bulky yarn (see table below for approximate amounts)
~N/10mm crochet hook
~yarn or tapestry needle
~yardstick or ruler
9sc = 4″
Common Blanket Sizes
The chart below gives you all the information you need to make this blanket in many sizes, from baby blanket to bedspread.
|Blanket type||Dimensions in Inches||Approximate Yards Needed of Super Bulky Yarn*||Skeins of Tuff Puff by Knit Picks|
*You can use any brand of super bulky yarn. I’ve calculated the yardage based on my crochet gauge just to give an approximate amount, but yours may be slightly different.
Begin the blanket by chaining the number of stitches to achieve the length that you want (minus about 2” for stretch). Then work your rows to achieve the width:
Row 1: Treble crochet in 4th chain from hook and in each stitch across, turn.
Row 2 and remaining rows: Chain 4, skip first stitch. Treble crochet in the front loop only of each stitch, ending with treble crochet in the top of ch 4, turn.
Finish off and weave in ends.
Lay four 8” long loops
Insert into corner stitch and fold in half
Tie with yarn
Clip and snip ends to make them even
And once you get started, don’t forget to share photos of your blanket and work in progress. We would LOVE to have you join us and see what you create! And feel free to ask questions…I’d be happy to help!