Do you love fun and easy crochet blankets? If so, then this pattern is for you! The Alissa is a simple crochet throw that is the perfect pattern to crochet if you only have a few days to finish a project.
Learn how to make this simple crocheted blanket today by reading down below to find the free pattern. This blanket is available in EIGHT different sizes! And it works up fast so you can make one in every size!
I can’t wait for you to make this cozy blanket!
Happy Blanket Making!
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This relatively straightforward simple crochet blanket pattern involves repeats along with some simple basic stitches (I’ll explain them below) to make for a fun, quick, and easy crochet throw (or one of the other seven sizes too)!
I am telling the truth when I say it is simple to work up and you’ll be happy after your weekend crochetathon when you will have a comfy and pretty stylish looking crochet throw to snuggle up in.
You’ll love it. I promise. But first I want to talk about the yarn I used to make this blanket!
The Yarn That Makes This Throw Blanket Shine
For this particular throw, I went with a self-striping neutral yarn mostly because I fell in love with the color-way Linen Stripe from the Red Heart Soft Essentials line the last time I was shopping.
I do love striped blankets (not the color-changing), so this yarn was perfect because it meant minimal yarn ends to weave in. It is considered a bulky 5 yarn and comes in a beautiful variety of colors and even a baby line!
This yarn was harder to find than most others out there. I had the best luck at Micheal’s for this exact color but you can make this in any color of the Red Heart Soft Essentials line. You can also find it online direct from the manufacturer too.
Check out the full Red Heart Soft Essential’s lineup on Yarnspirations.com
Uses Only Two Easy Stitches
This easy throw pattern only uses two easy stitches the single crochet (sc) and double crochet (dc). If you are a beginner to crochet, this would be a good blanket if you want something a bit challenging than a single crochet blanket. Learn more about each crochet stitch below.
Double Crochet (dc):
Single Crochet (sc):
It is not overly hard but will challenge you if you are new, which is always a good thing in my book. Ready to get started on this fast crochet throw? Yay! I hope you like it!
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I hope you enjoy this free pattern and stitch tutorial! Don’t forget to check out the video too!
Alissa Easy Crochet Throw Pattern
Skill Level: Easy
- Red Heart Soft Essentials Yarn (4) skeins or any bulky (5) yarn. See chart below for yardage.
- J Crochet Hook Size 6 mm
- Yarn needle
- ch = chain
- st = stitch
- dc = double crochet
- sk = skip
- sc = single crochet
- rep = repeat
- Written in Standard US Terms
- Turn at the end of each row
- 10 sts x 6 rows = 4″
- Gauge Pattern: Chain 6 +5 and follow the first 6 rows
- To change the size use a multiple of 3 +5
- Multiples of 3: 3,6,9,12,15,18,21,24,27,30,33,36,39,42,45,48,51,54,57,60,63,
Blanket Size Chart & Yardage
*Skeins #’s shown are for Red Heart Soft Essentials Yarn which have 131 yards per skein (not stripes which is 110 yards per skein)
|Height||Width||Starting Sts||Rows||Total Yardage||Skeins needed of RHSE|
Blanket size st counts are listed in parentheses at the end of each row in the order of lovey, receiving, baby, throw, twin, full/queen & king.
FOUNDATION: Ch 35 (86, 104, 116, 134, 176, 236, 275)
ROW 1: in 2nd ch from the hook sc, sc in each st across. 34 (85, 103, 115,133,175,235,274)
ROW 2: ch 3, in 1st make a dc, *sk 2 st’s, dc 3 times in next st, repeat from* across ending with 3 st’s, skip 2 and 2 dc’s in the last st, turn.(The turning chains count as a dc in these rows when counting sts) 34 (85, 103, 115,133,175,235,274)
ROW 3: ch 1, in first st make a sc, sc in each st across, end with a sc in last st, turn. (or the top of the turning chain). 34 (85, 103, 115,133,175,235,274)
ROW 4: ch 3, in 1st make a dc, *sk 2 st’s, dc 3 times in next st, repeat from* across ending with 3 st’s, skip 2 and 2 dc in the last st, turn. (The turning chains count as stitches in these rows when counting) 34 (85, 103, 115,133,175,235,274)
ROWS 5: rep row 3
ROW 6: repeat row 4
ROW 7 – ?: repeat rows 3&4 to the row of the blanket size you are making from the chart above.
FINISHING: fasten off yarn and weave in loose ends throughout with a yarn needle.
I hope you enjoyed this easy crochet blanket tutorial!
If you prefer a video tutorial, a video can be found on my YouTube Channel!
If you have any questions about this pattern, please feel free to leave a comment or send me an email.
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