Parquet Tiles Crochet Blanket Pattern
If you are looking for a crochet blanket pattern for beginners that has minimum stress but maximum wow factor, then you have come to the right place. On this Parquet Tiles Crochet Blanket Pattern, the interlocking bars from the parquet design look stunning—and complex—but no one has to know how easy it was to make. The secret lies in the crochet granny squares, which you make 42 of and then sew together. Yes, it really is that simple. This yarn is variegated, providing the stripes all on its own, and the gorgeous blue tones coordinate well with the warm browns to give this granny square afghan a welcoming yet sophisticated appearance.
Check out the video below for a super helpful tutorial on how to crochet blanket squares!
Crochet HookH/8 or 5 mm hook
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
Crochet Gauge13 dc and 7 rows = 4 inches (10 cm)
Finished SizeApprox 42 x 49 inches (106.5 x 124.5 cm)
- Caron Simply Soft Stripes (4 oz/113 g; 194 yds/177 m) in Churchill Downs (14004) - 8 balls
- Size U.S. H/8 (5 mm) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
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Crochet Motif Pattern
You will be making 42 of these motifs.
Chain (Ch) 25.
1st row: [Right side (RS)]. 1 double crochet (dc) in 4th ch from hook and each chain (ch) to end of chain. Turn. 23 dc.
2nd row: Chain (ch) 3 (counts as dc). 1 dc in each dc to end of row. Turn. Repeat (Rep) last row until work from beginning (beg) measures 7" [18 cm]. Fasten off.
Assembling the Crochet Blanket Pattern
Sew Motifs together (tog) in parquet pattern (alternating stripe directions as shown in photo): 6 Motifs wide x 7 Motifs long.
- Double crochet
- Right Side
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