Need to cozy up with something snuggly? This Chunky Basketweave Throw Crochet Pattern works up surprisingly quick and you’ll be warm and toasty in no time!
I am loving the texture of the basketweave stitch paired with this yarn. They go together perfectly! With a simple 5 row repeat, this basketweave stitch in easy to create and turns out absolutely gorgeous.
Trust me when I say, you won’t be chilly when snuggling with this blanket. It’s thick, warm, and bound to keep even the coldest toes nice and toasty.
Chunky Basketweave Throw Blanket Crochet Pattern
17 skeins Lion Brand Thick & Quick in Oatmeal (1,802 yds of super bulky)
Q/15 mm hook & L/8 mm hook
Easy to intermediate —you must be familiar with basic crochet stitches
Pattern notes & stitches to know
Sl st – slip stich
Ch – chain
Sc – single crochet
Dc – double crochet
FPDC – front post double crochet: Yarn over. Insert your hook front-to-back through your work, around the post, so that the post you want to crochet around is in front of your hook. Yarn over again and work like a dc
BPDC – back post double crochet Yarn over. Insert your hook back-to-front through your work, around the post, so that the post you want to crochet around is behind your hook. Yarn over again and work like a dc
***Ch 3 at beginning of each row COUNTS as dc***
Approximate Finished Size
52” x 70”
How to Crochet the Basketweave Stitch VIDEO TUTORIAL
With your Q/15 mm hook ch 94 (multiple of 6 + 4)
Row 1: dc in 4th ch from the hook (ch 3 counts as dc) and in each ch across (92 dc)
Row 2: ch 3, turn, *fpdc in next 3 stitches, bpdc in next 3 stitches* repeat from * to * across to last stitch, dc in top of turning ch from previous row (45 fpdc, 45 bpdc, 2 dc)
Row 3: repeat row 2
Row 4: repeat row 2
Row 5: ch 3, turn, *bpdc in next 3 stitches, fpdc in next 3 stitches* repeat from * to * across to last stitch, dc in top of turning ch from previous row 45 fpdc, 45 bpdc, 2 dc)
Row 6: repeat row 5
Row 7: repeat row 5
Repeat rows 2 – 7 to row 55 (or until desired length)
Do not fasten off. Next is the border. I hooked down to a L/8 mm hook because my edges were a bit loose and I wanted to tighten them up a bit. Hooking down a size or two is optional.
Ch 1, *(sc, ch 2, sc) in the corner stitch, sc along the outside of the blanket, working approx. 2 sc in the side of each dc to the next corner, (sc, ch 2, sc) in the corner stitch, sc in each stitch across to the next corner* repeat from * to * to the first sc, join to the first sc with a sl st
Fasten off, weave in the ends
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