Pittsburgh Crochet Throw Blanket

To celebrate fall this year, I crocheted up this simple Pittsburgh Steelers Crochet blanket to keep us warm while we all pile up on the couch together to watch the Black and Gold!

It’s almost that time of year again, full of football, leaf piles, and everything pumpkin. So, the inspiration for this easy crochet blanket came at the perfect time!

Read on down for the full, FREE black and gold crochet blanket pattern! Are you looking to make more crochet blankets?

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free pattern for a pittsburgh colored crochet blanket

Great Throw Blanket for Beginners!

If you are a beginner looking for a quick blanket project, then this is the crochet pattern for you! It works up so quickly because of the basic stitches it uses.

The Pittsburgh throw blanket crochet pattern is easy to make and uses only the half double crochet stitch, which will make for a fast project!

Half Double Crochet

Half Double Crochet Crochet Stitch

Abbreviation: hdc
Difficulty Level: Easy
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Patterns Using This Stitch →

Learn more about the half double crochet stitch here or watch the video lesson instead.

The Yarn That’s Perfect for this Pittsburgh Blanket

I used Charisma yarn from Michaels craft stores for this chunky throw blanket, but any bulky 5 yarn would work!

I used the yarn colors White, Yellow, Grey & Black for this blanket, but any color from the Charisma line would look perfect in this crochet blanket design.


This yarn is made by Loops and Threads, and is a Weight 5 – Bulky yarn.


Fiber: 100% Acrylic
Yardage: 109 yd. / 100 m
Hook: 8 mm (L-11)
Substitute: Bernat Softee Chunky

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Need a substitute yarn?

If you can’t find the yarn, I suggest above, I highly recommend using Lion Brand Yarn Hometown or Wool-Ease Thick & Quick as a replacement.

Let’s Get Started!

If you are ready to make this easy throw blanket, then keep on scrolling down!

Happy Pittsburgh Blanket Making!

Pittsburgh Crochet Blanket Pattern

Skill Level: Basic


  • Size N 9 mm crochet hook
  • 2 skeins each of Charisma bulky (5) Yarn in White (A), Yellow (B), Grey (C), Black (D).
  • Scissors
  • Yarn Needle


  • This chunky throw blanket pattern is written in standard US terms
  • I will refer to the Colors as White (A), Yellow (B), etc.
  • Here is a Changing Colors In Crochet Tutorial that may help.

Finished Size

  • Approximately 50” X 35”
  • To adjust the size of the blanket chain, any # starting chain to begin and follow the pattern as written. (yarn needed will vary)

Pittsburgh Steelers Crochet Blanket Pattern

Foundation Row: Chain 82 with Color A

Row 1: In 2nd chain from hook Half Double Crochet, Half Double Crochet in each chain across row, turn.

Row 2: Chain 2, In first stitch Half Double Crochet, Half Double Crochet in every stitch across. Turn.

Row 3-13: Repeat Row 2.

Row 14: Change Yarn to Color B. Repeat Row 2

Row 15-27: Repeat Row 2.

Row 28: Change Yarn to Color C. Repeat Row 2.

Row 29-41: Repeat Row 2.

Row 42: Change Yarn to Color D. Repeat Row 2.

Row 43-55: Repeat Row 2.

Finishing: Fasten off after the last row and weave in loose ends throughout the blanket with a yarn needle.

You Are Done!

Crochet Throw Blanket Pattern

I hope you enjoyed making this easy crochet throw blanket as much as I did! I LOVE how the bulky yarn makes it so cozy and warm.

Plus, I can’t forget to mention the simplicity of this blanket pattern makes me love it even more.

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Pittsburgh Steelers Crochet Blanket Pattern


  1. I made this for my niece but added a few extra small yellow sections. Thank you for a great pattern and beautiful blanket. She loves it.

  2. love the Steelers it is a family team , started with my mom and now Im introducing my grandkids to them, via, jersey’s, hats, coats. I was wondering if you have a P.J. mask applique for a chrochet afgan,

  3. Krista, I am sorry but I can’t seem to follow your pattern for the Pittsburgh Crochet Blanket Pattern. Every row goes back to repeat row 1. How can that be? I would love to crochet this blanket.

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