The modern Flower Meadow Blanket is a free crochet pattern for a gorgeous and vibrantly colored blanket!
Once I completed the Flower Meadow Triangle Shawl I just knew I had to design a blanket with the same stitch pattern – and I am so happy how this gorgeous blanket turned out!
This blanket is made with a combination of yarns – Red Heart Super Saver Ombre* for the main body of the blanket and Red Heart Unforgettable for the gorgeous flowers and border.
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I really enjoy putting different yarn styles together in a project – and I especially love how these different yarns played with each other in this design highlighting the best of each. The soft color changes of the Red Heart Super Saver Ombre yarn is a perfect match for the Moss/Linen crochet stitch. And every flower ended up being unique with the short color changes of the Red Heart Unforgettable yarn. And even though Unforgettable yarn is uneven and can be difficult to work with, you are never hunting for stitches with this knobby styled yarn as you are never working stitches into it! In the end, I think these two yarns together are a perfect match. And with all of the different color options available you can find your favorite combo at Yarnspirations.com!
The flower edge detail are flowers that are crocheted right into your blanket – no sewing needed – the best part! Now, if you would like to skip the flowers altogether, you could certainly do that. Just skip the flower section and continue on in your repeat with the Moss/Linen stitch throughout the remainder of your blanket. You can customize your blanket to any size – just stop when your blanket is the right size for you!
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Modern Flower Meadow Blanket free crochet pattern
(3) Red Heart Super Saver Ombre Deep Teal 24 oz / 1160 yds (Color A)
(2) Red Heart Unforgettable Waves Parade 4 oz / 308 yds (Color B)
Size J/10 (6.0 mm) crochet hook
Approximate finished size: 42” x 42” square
Gauge: 9 sc + 8 ch 1 sp = 4”/ 18 rows = 4”
MC = magic circle
sl st = slip stitch
ch = chain
sc = single crochet
st = stitch
sk = skip
sp = space
blo = back loop only
RS = right side
Flower center: working in front and back loops separately, Round 1: 4 sc in back loop of next st, rotate work slightly and place 4 sc in front loop of same st, sl st to 1st st. Round 2: (working in blo), ch 1, 2 sc in each st of the center just worked, sl st to 1st st, sl st in blo of next 8 st of the flower center.
Recommended Stitch Tutorials for this project:
Mum Flower Stitch
Notes about pattern:
- Blanket is worked in seamless rounds – do not sl st join at the end of each round.
- To make blanket larger, add rounds prior to beginning round 77
- Stitch count will increase by 4 sc st every round.
Round 1: With Color A, make MC, ch 1, (1 sc, ch 2) x 4 + 1 sc in MC, pull tightly – do not join. (5 sc + 4 ch 2 sp)
Round 2: (1 sc, ch 2, 1 sc, ch 1) in each ch 2 corner sp to end. (8 sc + 4 ch 2 sp + 4 ch 1)
Round 3: *(1 sc, ch 2, 1 sc, ch 1) in ch 2 corner sp, (1 sc, ch 1) in ch 1 sp,* repeat between * * to end. (12 sc + 4 ch 2 sp + 8 ch 1)
Round 4: *(1 sc, ch 2, 1 sc, ch 1) in ch 2 corner sp, (1 sc, ch 1) in each ch 1 sp to next ch 2 corner sp,* repeat between * * to end. (16 sc + 4 ch 2 sp + 16 ch 1)
Round 5 – 76: repeat round 4 (stitch count will be 304 sc + 4 ch 2 sp + 304 ch 1 at the end of row 76).
Note: finish round 76 before the ch 2 corner sp.
Round 77: *(1 sc, ch 2, 1 sc) in ch 2 sp, 1 sc in each st and in each ch 1 sp to ch 2 corner sp,* repeat between * * to end. (612 + 4 ch 2 corner sp)
Round 78: RS (flower centers): [flower center in ch 2 sp, 1 sc in next 10 st, *flower center in next st, 1 sc in next 10 st,* repeat between * * to next ch 2 corner sp,] repeat between [ ] to end. (560 sc st + 56 flower centers = 616 st)
Round 78a (flower petals): With Color B, Round 1: attach to unused front loop of any stitch of round 1 of flower center with sl st, *ch 3, sl st in flo of next st,* repeat between * * to end, sl st to 1st st. Round 2: ch 3, sl st to next front loop of round 2 of flower center, *ch 3, sl st in flo of next st,* repeat between * * to end, sl st to blo of 1st st. Round 3: (working in unused blo of top of round 2 of flower center behind petals just worked) *ch 3, sl st in blo of next st,* repeat between * * to end, sl st to 1st st. Fasten off Color B. Repeat instructions for each flower center.
Round 79: With Color A, (2 sc, ch 2, 1 sc) behind 1st corner flower center), 1 sc in each st to flower center in corner space, *(1 sc, ch 2, 1 sc) behind flower center, 1 sc in each st to next flower center in corner,* repeat between * * to end. Note: In order to maintain stitch count, pick up a stitch behind flowers or work 2 sc in last st before each flower. (624 st + 4 ch 2 sp)
Round 80: 1 sc in 1st st, ch 1, (1 sc, ch 2, 1 sc) in ch 2 corner sp, ch 1, sk next st, *1 sc in next st, ch 1, sk next st,* repeat between * * to ch 2 corner sp, (1 sc, ch 2, 1 sc) in corner sp, ch 1, sk next st, repeat between * * to end. (316 st + 4 ch 2 sp + 316 ch 1)
Rounds 81 – 84: repeat round 4.
Fasten off Color A
Round 85: With Color B, (1 sc, ch 2, 1 sc) in ch 2 corner sp, [*(1 sc, ch 2, 1 sc) in next ch 1 sp,* repeat between * * to corner sp, (1 sc, ch 2, 1 sc) in ch 2 corner sp], repeat between *[ ] to last st, (1 sc, ch 2, 1 sc) in last st.
Fasten off. Weave in ends.
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This is lovely, the colors are mesmerizing!
Thank you so much Crystal! ❤️?