Sea Turtle Crochet C2C Blanket free crochet pattern

Jun 26, 2020 | Crochet patterns

The Sea Turtle C2C Blanket is a free crochet pattern at Nana’s Crafty Home!

Sea Turtle C2C Blanket Flat

The Sea Turtle C2C Blanket is a fun sea turtle hatching scene – the sea turtles are hatching and making their way into the ocean.

I have always loved sea turtles – especially since our trip to Hawaii. Watching the sea turtles in the ocean waves was just so soothing. They are so graceful and beautiful!

I was asked by Happily Hooked Magazine* to provide a video master course on the C2C technique complete with accompanying patterns so those learning could put their newfound knowledge to work. And I was so honored and thrilled to be asked!

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Sea Turtle C2C Blanket Flat closeup

The Sea Turtle C2C Blanket was the final pattern in the series – a larger project that has many color changes and in which you will carry yarn colors as well.

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If you have never worked a c2c (corner to corner) crochet project before and would like to learn how I have ALL the tutorials you need to master this wonderful technique:

Basic C2C tutorial
How to Change Colors in C2C
How to Carry Colors in C2C
How to Add a Border in C2C
How to Read Graphs in C2C

And, if you need help in learning how to make a C2C Crochet Rectangle shape I have a complete photo and video tutorial for you that will show you how to decrease on one side while continuing to increase on the other!

I made this throw blanket in the dc C2C technique for an approximate finished size of 33 1/2″ wide x 34″. If you made this with the mini-c2c (hdc) crochet technique your blanket would be smaller and you can learn more about that technique at the following:

Mini C2C (hdc) tutorial

Sea Turtle C2C Blanket Flat square

I used Caron Simply Soft* yarn for this throw and I was especially pleased at the Tweeds Aran colorway for the sand. The darker flecks throughout the neutral sand color created the sand look I was going for. However, you could certainly substitute another color if you wish. I really enjoy working with Caron Simply Soft for its drape, softness and slight sheen – a true delight!

For the turtle’s eyes I embroidered in black yarn for each eye which worked out really well. You could also sew on small black buttons for the eyes if desired.

Sea Turtle C2C Blanket turtle embroider eye process collage
Sea Turtle C2C Blanket turtle closeup

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You may also like the following FREE C2C patterns at Nana’s Crafty Home:

  1. Country Star C2C Pillow
  2. Easter C2C Blanket
  3. Polar Bear & Penguin Pals Blanket
Sea Turtle C2C Blanket Flat square

Sea Turtle Crochet C2C Blanket Throw free crochet pattern

Pattern written in US crochet terminology


Caron Simply Soft Chocolate .5 oz / 27 yds (br)
Caron Simply Soft Tweeds Off White 9.5 oz / 475 yds (c)
Caron Simply Soft Dark Sage 1.7 oz / 90 yds (g)
Caron Simply Soft White 2.5 oz / 125 yds (w)
Caron Simply Soft Pistachio .4 oz / 18 yds (lg)
Caron Simply Soft Blue Mint 8 oz / 425 yds (t)
Caron Simply Soft Royal Blue 1.25 oz / 65 yds (b)
Caron Simply Soft Black scrap amount (bl) 

Size H/8 (5.0 mm) crochet hook

Tapestry needle

Approximate finished size:  33 1/2”wide x 34”

Gauge:  6 blocks = 4”


br = brown
c = cream
g = green
w = white
lg = light green
t = teal
b = blue
bl = black
WS = wrong side
RS = right side

Notes about pattern:  Pattern is worked in Double Crochet Corner to Corner (C2C) Crochet technique.  Written row by row instructions follow with full color graph at bottom of post.

w: White  / t: Teal  / c: Cream  / g: Green  / b: Blue  / br: Brown  / lg: Light Green  

→ Row 1 (WS): (br) x 1  
← Row 2 (RS): (br) x 2  
→ Row 3: (br) x 3  
← Row 4: (br) x 4  
→ Row 5: (br) x 5  
← Row 6: (br) x 5, 1c  
→ Row 7: 3c, (br) x 4  
← Row 8: (br) x 2, 6c  
→ Row 9: 7c, (br) x 2  
← Row 10: (br) x 2, 8c  
→ Row 11: 9c, (br) x 2  
← Row 12: (br) x 2, 10c  
→ Row 13: 11c, (br) x 2  
← Row 14: (br) x 2, 10c, 1w, 1c  
→ Row 15: 1c, 2w, 10c, (br) x 2  
← Row 16: (br) x 2, 10c, 3w, 1c  
→ Row 17: 15c, (br) x 2  
← Row 18: 1g, (br) x 3, 9c, 3w, 2c  
→ Row 19: 3c, 2w, 7c, 3g, (br) x 2, 2g  
← Row 20: 3g, (br) x 2, 4g, 6c, 1w, 4c  
→ Row 21: 11c, 10g  
← Row 22: 10g, 12c  
→ Row 23: 15c, 2g, 1c, 5g  
← Row 24: 3g, 1c, 2g, 18c  
→ Row 25: 4c, 2w, 13c, 2g, 1c, 3g  
← Row 26: 4g, 1c, 2g, 12c, 2w, 5c  
→ Row 27: 5c, 2w, 12c, 2g, 2c, 4g  
← Row 28: 2g, 1c, 2g, 1c, 2g, 12c, 2w, 6c  
→ Row 29: 18c, 4g, 2c, 2g, 1w, 2g  
← Row 30: 2g, 1t, 3g, 2c, 3g, 19c  
→ Row 31: 20c, 2g, 3c, 2g, 1t, 2w, 1g  
← Row 32: 2t, 1w, 1t, 5g, 23c  
→ Row 33: 24c, 4g, 5t  
← Row 34: 2w, 4t, 3g, 22c, 1w, 2c  
→ Row 35: 2c, 2w, 22c, 1w, 3t, 3w, 2t  
← Row 36: 4t, 2w, 3t, 1w, 21c, 3w, 2c  
→ Row 37: 26c, 2w, 2t, 1w, 6t  
← Row 38: 6t, 1w, 4t, 1w, 20c, 3w, 3c  
→ Row 39: 4c, 2w, 20c, 1w, 4t, 1w, 7t  
← Row 40: 7t, 1w, 5t, 2w, 10c, (lg) x 1, 8c, 1w, 5c  
→ Row 41: 25c, 2w, 4t, 2w, 8t  
← Row 42: 9t, 2w, 1t, 2w, 2t, 1w, 9c, 1g, 15c  
→ Row 43: 9c, (lg) x 1, 5c, 2g, 8c, 1w, 2t, 1w, 1t, 3w, 10t  
← Row 44: 12t, 2w, 1t, 1w, 2t, 1w, 6c, (lg) x 1, 3g, (lg) x 1, 4c, 2g, (lg) x 1, 7c  
→ Row 45: 8c, 3g, 5c, 2g, 7c, 1w, 2t, 1w, 1t, 1w, 12t, 2w  
← Row 46: 1b, 2w, 2t, (lg) x 1, 1g, (lg) x 1, 7t, 1w, 1t, 1w, 1t, 2w, 6c, (lg) x 1, 1g, 5c, (lg) x 1, 3g, 8c  
→ Row 47: 9c, 3g, 13c, 2w, 4t, 1w, 7t, 2g, 3t, 1w, 2b  
← Row 48: 2b, 2w, 2t, 3g, 7t, 1w, 1t, 1w, 2t, 2w, 6c, (lg) x 1, 6c, 2g, (lg) x 1, 9c  
→ Row 49: 12c, (lg) x 1, 11c, 2w, 5t, 1w, 8t, 2g, 2t, 2w, 3b  

Corner (begin decreasing)

← Row 50: 4b, 1w, 2t, 3g, 8t, 1w, (lg) x 1, 4t, 2w, 23c  

Corner (begin decreasing)  

→ Row 51: 22c, 1w, 5t, 2w, 8t, (lg) x 1, 2g, (lg) x 1, 1t, 1w, 4b  
← Row 52: 4b, 1w, 2t, (lg) x 1, 10t, 1g, 2w, 4t, 1w, 21c  
→ Row 53: 20c, 1w, 4t, 2w, 2g, 12t, 1w, 4b  
← Row 54: 4b, 1w, 10t, (lg) x 1, 3g, (lg) x 1, 1w, 3t, 1w, 20c  
→ Row 55: 19c, 1w, 3t, 1w, 2t, 2g, 11t, 1w, 4b  
← Row 56: 3b, 2w, 10t, (lg) x 1, 1g, 2t, 2w, 1t, 1w, 1t, 1w, 18c  
→ Row 57: 17c, 2w, 1t, 1w, 1t, 1w, 14t, 2w, 3b  
← Row 58: 3b, 2w, 10t, (lg) x 1, 3t, 1w, 1t, 1w, 1t, 2w, 8c, (lg) x 1, 7c  
→ Row 59: 14c, 2w, 3t, 2w, 14t, 2w, 3b  
← Row 60: 4b, 1w, 13t, 1w, 1t, 1w, 4t, 1w, 6c, 1g, 6c  
→ Row 61: 5c, 2g, 5c, 1w, 3t, 2w, 1t, 1w, 13t, 1w, 4b  
← Row 62: 4b, 1w, 13t, 1w, 1t, 2w, 4t, 3c, (lg) x 1, 3g, (lg) x 1, 3c  
→ Row 63: 4c, 2g, 4c, 3t, 2w, 2t, 1w, 7t, (lg) x 1, 5t, 1w, 4b  
← Row 64: 4b, 1w, 13t, 1w, 2t, 2w, 2t, 1w, 3c, (lg) x 1, 1g, 4c  
→ Row 65: 8c, 1w, 2t, 1w, 3t, 1w, 8t, 1g, 4t, 1w, 4b  
← Row 66: 3b, 1w, 4t, 2g, 8t, 1w, 6t, 1w, 3c, (lg) x 1, 3c  
→ Row 67: 6c, 1w, 5t, 2w, 7t, (lg) x 1, 3g, (lg) x 1, 2t, 1w, 3b  
← Row 68: 3b, 1w, 3t, 2g, 9t, 3w, 4t, 1w, 5c  
→ Row 69: 2c, 3w, 3t, 3w, 11t, 1g, (lg) x 1, 2t, 2w, 2b  
← Row 70: 2b, 1w, 18t, 1w, 1t, 1w, 4t, 1c  
→ Row 71: 4t, 1w, 1t, 1w, 14t, (lg) x 1, 3t, 1w, 2b  
← Row 72: 2b, 1w, 18t, 1w, 1t, 3w, 1t  
→ Row 73: 1t, 2w, 2t, 1w, 18t, 2b  
← Row 74: 1b, 1w, 18t, 1w, 4t  
→ Row 75: 3t, 1w, 18t, 2w  
← Row 76: 2w, 18t, 2w, 1t  
→ Row 77: 2w, 18t, 2w  
← Row 78: 1b, 1w, 19t  
→ Row 79: 9t, (lg) x 1, 8t, 1w, 1b  
← Row 80: 1b, 1w, 8t, 2g, (lg) x 1, 6t  
→ Row 81: 6t, 3g, 7t, 1w, 1b  
← Row 82: 1b, 1w, 6t, (lg) x 1, 3g, 5t  
→ Row 83: 5t, 3g, 5t, 2w, 1b  
← Row 84: 1b, 2w, 5t, 2g, (lg) x 1, 4t  
→ Row 85: 6t, (lg) x 1, 4t, 1w, 2b  
← Row 86: 2b, 1w, 10t  
→ Row 87: 9t, 1w, 2b   
← Row 88: 2b, 1w, 8t  
→ Row 89: 6t, 2w, 2b  
← Row 90: 2b, 2w, 5t  
→ Row 91: 4t, 2w, 2b  
← Row 92: 2b, 2w, 3t  
→ Row 93: 2t, 2w, 2b  
← Row 94: 3b, 1w, 1t  
→ Row 95: 1w, 3b  
← Row 96: 3b  
→ Row 97: 2b  
← Row 98: 1b  

Fasten off.  Weave in ends.

With Color bl, embroider eyes on sea turtles, if desired or sew buttons for eyes.

Sea Turtle C2C Blanket graph
Sea Turtle C2C Blanket Pinterest collage
Sea Turtle Crochet pattern


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