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The crochet Christmas blanket

A Crochet Christmas Blanket

03 November, 2016

A Crochet Christmas Blanket

Merry crochet Christmas blankets everyone! Yep, you read that right. In honor of today’s free pattern, we’re wishing you a holiday filled with cozy, snuggly warmth. This blanket is filled with holiday cheer and features a darling reindeer design. Made up of granny squares, the pattern has instructions for both a large and small blanket. Though the design is holiday inspired, this crochet blanket can decorate a sofa or bed all winter long.

 

DMC Woolly Merino yarn is the true hero behind this merry crochet Christmas blanket. Merino wool is recognized as the best wool in the world. 100% natural and renewable, it’ll give the blanket a snuggly softness.

 

Supplies needed to make the crochet reindeer blanket. Supplies needed to make the crochet reindeer blanket.

Instructions for Making the Crochet Christmas Blanket

Materials

50g balls of DMC Woolly in the following quantities:

Small square blanket:
1 ball of 01 (white)
1 ball of 02 (black)
1 ball of 051 (red)
12 ball of 072 (blue)
12 ball of 074 (green)
1 ball of 111 (cream)
5 ballsof 113 (brown)
1 ball of 115 (brown)

Large square blanket:
2 balls of 01
2 ball of 02
2 ball of 051
24 balls of 072
24 balls of 074
2 balls of 111
10 balls of 113
2 balls of 115
G-6 (4 mm) or 7 (4.5 mm) crochet hook
DMC Tapestry Needle
Scissors

To create the 8 Bit Reindeer Granny Square blanket, you’ll need the following number of squares in each color:
4 in color 01
2 in color 02
1 in color 051
98 in color 072
41 in color 074
8 in color 111
15 in color 113
71 in color 115

Small Granny Squares

Rnd 1: Make a magic ring. Ch 3. Work 2 dc into the ring. (Ch 2, 3 dc) into the ring three times. Tighten ring. Ch 2 and sl st into the 3rd ch of the first ch 3 to close the rnd. (4 – ch 2, 3 dc)

Rnd 2: Sl st into the next 2 dc and next ch-2 sp. Ch 3 and work 2 dc in the ch-2 sp. (Ch 1, 3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc, the next ch-2 sp) three times. Ch 1, 3 dc, ch 2 in the first ch-2 sp. Sl st into the 3rd ch of the initial ch 3.

Rnd 3: Ch 1. Work a sc into each st and 3 sc into each corner sp around the motif. Sl st to join the rnd.

Weave in ends.

 

Large Granny Squares

Work Rnds 1 – 2 of the Small Granny Square and continue with

Rnd 3: Sl st into the next 2 dc and next ch-1 sp. Ch 3 and work 2 dc in the ch-1 sp. (Ch 1, 3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc in the next ch-2 sp. Ch 1, 3 dc in the next ch-1 sp. ) three times. Ch 1, 3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc, ch 1 in the last ch-2 sp. Sl st into the 3rd ch of the initial ch 3.

Rnd 4: Ch 1. Work a sc into each st and 3 sc into each corner sp around the motif. Sl st to join the rnd.

Weave in ends.

Join Granny Squares

Using yarn to match the colors of the squares, join using the mattress stitch.

Border

After joining the granny squares, work 2 rows of single crochet with DMC Woolly, color 01 (or the color/s of your choice) around the blanket edges.

Work 3 sts into each corner. End with a slip stitch to join.

Weave in ends.

 

Download the Project Sheet Here

 

 

Love & Threads,

 

The DMC Team