Woven Crochet Blanket Free Crochet Pattern

Feb 26, 2021 | Crochet patterns

This woven crochet blanket is a free crochet pattern for a rectangle shaped woven look crochet blanket by Nana’s Crafty Home.

Woven crochet blanket free crochet pattern

Last fall I designed the Mountain Trail Tweed Poncho which was a big hit and much loved! I had several requests to turn this poncho into a blanket and since I love the stitch pattern and yarn combo I just had to share the pattern with you.

The Mountain Trail Tweed Blanket uses the Interlocking Arches Columns crochet stitch which looks woven! This stitch may look complicated but it really isn’t. This stitch uses a combination of double crochet, single crochet and chain stitches in combo.

Woven crochet blanket free crochet pattern

What makes the stitch so unique looking is that you are working a row of double crochets with skipped stitches and then the next row you are “dropping” your double crochet stitches into those skipped stitches – either in front of or behind the ch 1 space created from the previous row. I have a complete photo and video tutorial for this stitch which will help you crochet this blanket. Subscribe to my YouTube Channel to get notified whenever I post a new video.

The woven look is enhanced further by using a strand of yarn from a second yarn cake – making sure you are starting on a different color in the self-striping cake as you work the rows. And don’t worry, you won’t have a ton of ends to weave in because you will drop your yarn and pick it back up when needed – yay!

If you are new to Lion Brand Mandala Tweed Stripes yarn* you are in for a real treat! I know that at first these cakes don’t look very “appetizing” in cake form – I must admit I saw them in stores when they first came out and wasn’t terribly impressed. However, once I started working with them and saw how dreamy they were worked up I fell in massive love! They are especially amazing in this stitch – all the colors working together in harmony to create a brand new look every time you work this pattern. No two blankets will look exactly the same – and that is a great thing!

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Woven crochet blanket free crochet pattern

The blanket is a rectangle that is worked from side to side so it is really easy to customize the size of your blanket and I have provided 7 different blanket sizes for you!

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Woven crochet blanket free crochet pattern

Woven Crochet Blanket Mountain Trail Tweed Blanket free crochet pattern

Pattern written in US crochet terminology

Supplies:

Lion Brand Mandala Tweed Stripes, Weight 4/Medium (100% acrylic)
4 (5, 7, 9, 10, 11, 13) cakes color Wishing Well
1704 (2130, 2982, 3621, 4260, 4686, 5325) yards 

Crochet hook size H/8 (5.0 mm)
Scissors
Tapestry Needle

Approximate finished size:

Baby Blanket: 39” wide x 40” length
Lapghan: 39” x 50”
Throw: 47” x 60”
Twin: 56” x 82”
Full: 69” x 82”
Queen: 73” x 88”
King: 86” x 88″

Gauge: 13.5 pattern rows x 16 dc st = 4” x 4”

Abbreviations:

ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
sk = skip(ped)
st = stitch
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
RS = right side
WS = wrong side

Recommended Tutorial:

Interlocking Arched Columns Stitch Tutorial

Pattern Notes:

  • Blanket is worked by alternating colors from two yarn cakes, switching colors every second row.  The yarn cakes can be worked either from the outside in or the inside out as long as the 2nd cake you pull in to your work is a different color than your first color.
  • Do not cut yarn when changing between yarn cakes – gently pull dropped yarn into your work.  Yarn will be covered during seaming process.
  • Chain 4 at beginning of a row counts as first dc + ch 1 throughout.
  • Stitch counts are listed according to size baby (lapghan, throw, twin, full, queen, king)
  • Rows with even numbers are RS, odd numbers are WS.
  • To adjust length of blanket, chain foundation chain in multiples of 2 + 5.

Pattern Instructions

With Cake A, ch 157 (157, 191, 225, 277, 295, 347)

Row 1:  dc in 5th ch from hook (sk chains count as 1st dc + ch 1), ch 1, *sk next ch, dc in next ch, ch 1* repeat from * to * to last 2 chs, sk next ch, 1 dc in last ch.  Turn.  Do not fasten off.  Switch to Cake B.  78 (78, 95, 112, 138, 147, 173) sts, 77 (77, 94, 111, 137, 146, 172) ch-1 sps

Row 2 (RS):  ch 1, sc in same st, *working in front of ch-1 sp work dc in skipped ch from foundation chain, sc in next dc of row 1; repeat from * across working last dc in 4th ch from foundation ch and sc in top of ch-3. Turn.  155 (155, 189, 223, 275, 293, 345)

Row 3: ch 4 (counts as first dc + ch 1), sk next st, *dc in sc, ch 1, sk next st* repeat from * to * to last st, dc in last st. Turn. Do not fasten off. Switch to Cake A.

Row 4:  ch 1, sc in same st, *dc in sk st from previous row (work dc behind ch 1 from previous row), sc in next st* repeat from * to * to end, sc in last st (work sc in the dc of dc + 1).  Turn.

Row 5:  ch 4 (counts as first dc + ch 1), sk next st, *dc in next st, ch 1, sk next st* repeat from * to * to last st, dc in last st.  Turn.  Do not fasten off. Switch to Cake B

Row 6:  ch 1, sc in same st, *dc in sk st from previous row (work dc in front of the ch-1 from the previous row), sc in next st (top of dc post from previous row),* repeat from * to * to end.  Turn.

Repeat rows 3-6 to desired width or 39 (39, 47, 56, 69, 73, 86) inches, ending after either row 4 or 6.

Fasten off.  Weave in ends.

Fringe

Note:  Before adding fringe, if your blanket’s bottom edge has noticeable yarn jogs from changing colors between rows that will not be covered up by the fringe, I recommend working one row of single crochet stitches evenly across bottom and top edges of blanket.

Cut  approximately 328 (408, 488, 688, 688, 728, 728) pieces of 8” fringe. With RS of blanket facing up, insert hook from the top down and grab four strands of fringe. Pull up loop, insert fingers through loop just made and pull fringe tails through the loop.  Gently tighten.

Attach fringe approximately 1” apart along blanket bottom edge.  Repeat for top edge of blanket. 

Mountain Trail Tweed Poncho Process 5

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Woven crochet blanket free crochet pattern
Woven crochet blanket free crochet pattern

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Hi! Thank you so much for being here! I am Tonya the designer behind Nana's Crafty Home. As a wife, mother, Nana of 9 & with 2 fur babies, my days are filled with love, laughter, hugs and yarn! Here you will find colorful and creative crochet designs for yourself or loved ones. My hope is that you will be inspired to learn and create along with me!

12 Comments

  1. Vicki

    Came from The Moogly Loop Scoop – gorgeous coloured blanket!

    • Tonya Bush

      Thank you so much Vicki! 😊❤️

  2. Patty Smudde

    I just bought the yarn to make the throw size blanket. I’m so excited to start!

    • Tonya Bush

      Yay! I am so glad you like the blanket – have fun! 😊❤️

  3. Irmgard Marsh

    I’m confused as to how much yarn to buiy. You only mention wishing well as a colour in the pattern but talk of using 2 colours. For the throw size, would I get 7 balls of each colour or 7 balls in total? Pleae clarify. I would also love to know which colour you combined with “wishing well”.

    • Tonya Bush

      I am so sorry for the confusion. For my pattern I used only the Wishing Well color way. I am working between two different balls of the same color way as I switch “colors”. Basically, you are switching back and forth between two balls as you switch “colors”. This color technique is most effective if you start the second ball of yarn on a different section of color than your first ball so you will have contrasting colors. I hope that helps!

  4. Kim

    Absolutely gorgeous! Thank you so much for the pattern!

    • Tonya Bush

      Thank you – so thrilled you like it!

  5. Shami Immanuel

    Yarn colour is lovely and so the pattern. Thanks for the pattern. Came here through loop scoop.

    • Tonya Bush

      Thank you so much – so glad you like it! 😊❤️

  6. Paula B

    Saw your stunning blanket on the Loop Scoop on Moogly. It is gorgeous!

    • Tonya Bush

      Thank you so much Paula – so glad you like it! 😊❤️