This sturdy crochet blanket pattern is a well-known Big Crochet Snow Drift Blanket, it’s a perfect timeless baby gift, but when you feel how soft it is, there’s no way you don’t want to make one for yourself too! This pattern explains how to make larger sizes and works super quickly on Bernat Blanket Yarn. Now it will be time for you to use your imagination… Imagine that you were able to take some clouds out of the sky – the brightest, cutest and most dreamy clouds of the day – and then you used your perfectly old-fashioned, Laura-style wire spinner Ingells-Wilder, to transform those fluffy balls from the sky into long noodles of strands of clouds, calm your imagination does not stop there!
Now imagine if you took this cloud yarn and crochet a perfectly classic, modern and easy blanket! To create the most timeless and softest baby gift that anyone has ever received in the history of time, could you imagine?! So get ready, for your imagination to become reality! This pattern had probably become one of his favorite crochet blankets of all time. (But who doesn’t love all the rugged crochet blanket?!).
My friends, it’s simple to learn this rugged crochet blanket pattern, don’t worry! The “Peephole Chevron” stitch will be used for this project, the Bernat blanket yarn is quite voluminous… it is a perfect blend of delicate, soft and gender neutral, and the resulting blanket is practical enough to really be used and washed! If you have a heart in the 30 foot x 30 foot Afghan version of “The Snow Drifter”, don’t worry. Below, we include instructions on how to adjust the stitch count to make blankets of any size.
Step by Step Big Crochet Snow Drift Blanket
Completed measurements: 35 x 46 ”
To adjust the size, see the note below.
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• Bernat blanket yarn – 2.5 skeins in vintage white (approx. 650 m)
• Tapestry needle
• Crochet hook size N [9 mm]
10 st in standard = 4 “
4.5 lines = 4 “
The meter is not critical to this standard.
dc – double crochet
chain – ch
sk – skip
st – stitch
Standard Notes: To increase or decrease the size of your afghan, start with a chain with a multiple of ten points (10, 20, 30 …) and then add two points to that number to determine your foundation chain (12, 22, 32 …) Every 10 additional chains added will increase the mantle width by about 10 cm.
Foundation line: cap. 92.
Line 1: sk 2ch (counts as 1 dc), 1 dc in each of the next 4 channels, * sk 2ch, 1 dc in each of the next 4 channels, 2 channels, 1 dc in each of the next 4 channels; repeat from * for the last 6 channels, skip 2 ch, 1 sc in each of the next 3 channels, 2 sc in the last ch; turn.
Line 2: 3 channels (counts as 1 sc), 1 sc in the first stitch, 1 sc in each of the next 3 sts * sk 2 sts, 1 sc in each of the next 3 sts, [1 sd, 2 ch, 1 sc] in 2 sp channels, 1 sc in each of the next 3 sts; repetition of * to the last 6 sts, knit 2 sts, 1 sc in each of the next 3 sts, 2 sc at the top of the ch; turn.
Repeat line 2 49 more times, for a total of 50 lines.
Finishing: Secure and weave at the remaining ends.
Take off your clothes and curl up like a burrito in your new crochet cloud tortilla. Cozy. Cozy. And more cozy.
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