The crocheted blanket is more fashionable than ever. And much of this popularization is due to the Scandinavian style that, among other things, preaches a warm, cozy and inviting decor. However, here in Brazil, crochet blankets have always had their place, whether on the bed, on the sofa, or in the baby’s bag. It turns out that the European influence has inflated the prices of this handicraft so common here. But you, as a good Brazilian, do not need to pay a small fortune to have a crochet blanket warming you up on the couch. Of course you don’t! You can make your own crocheted blanket. How can you do it? In today’s post you’ll find out. Types of crocheted blanket: Before we go step-by-step, let’s start by explaining the different types of crocheted blankets and their main uses.
Crocheted bed blanket – A very common way to use a crocheted blanket is to line a bed. You can do this in two ways: with just a strip at the base of the bed or by stretching the blanket completely. At bedtime just throw the blanket on top and get warm. For this type of use, the ideal is that you choose a blanket of the appropriate size for your bed, i.e., a single bed requires a smaller size blanket, while a double bed requires a large crocheted blanket, capable of covering the bed and covering two people. Also make sure that the color of the blanket harmonizes with your decoration and the style of your room. The crocheted blanket is one of the most popular and easy to find items in Brazilian homes. This is true for a number of reasons, mainly because it is a cheap product that can even be made at home with the help of some tools, and it is also very versatile, with several uses, besides the models available in specialized stores.
All this versatility can be seen, for example, in the crochet baby blanket, which in fact is used in many ways, although as a blanket is the most common. The same goes for the crocheted blanket for sofas, which is often used as a cover to match the cushions, in order to prevent the fabric from getting dirty during use, which is also true for armchairs. Precisely because of this multifunctionality, crocheted blankets are often confused with bedspreads, since it is not difficult to find people who choose to use them as an item of bedding. The truth is that when it comes to the crocheted blanket, the most important thing is to use it in a way that takes full advantage of its benefits, no matter what way or name it is given as a product. If you are one of the crochet blanket enthusiasts, but are not very familiar with its details, read on and check out some valuable information about this item that stands out for being beautiful, versatile, and very affordable.
Take the time to find out how to make crocheted blankets and take a look at our gallery of beautiful patterns that are sure to inspire you. Crocheted and knitted blankets: what are the differences? One of the most important questions about crocheted blankets is the difference between them and knitted blankets, which are also very popular and in fact are similar in many ways. An example of this is the appearance, as both blankets have a braided style. In addition, crocheted and knitted blankets are sold in the same price range, at a very affordable price. But finally, what is the difference between a crocheted and a knitted blanket? Generally speaking, the crocheted blanket is made only with thread, while the knitted one is made with wool. This makes the crocheted blanket a more delicate model, despite having fewer details because the technique applied in its production works with only one needle, while knitting needs two.