Crochet stitches for cosy blankets

20 crochet stitches perfect for cosy blankets

As the nights are drawing in and evenings are getting colder, I am bringing you a round up of crochet stitches that are perfect for making cosy blankets.

I can not think of anything better than snuggling under a cosy crochet blanket with a cup of tea or hot chocolate on a winter evening! Hand me a crochet hook, yarn and a round up of twenty fantastic crochet stitches that are perfect for cosy blankets and I am one happy girl!

I say you can never have too many crochet blankets and they make such a great gift too! I have put together twenty crochet stitch tutorials from my crochet designer friends that I think would make a lovely cosy blanket.

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1. LOOP STITCH BY DORA DOES

How freaking cool would a blanket look in loop stitch, honestly?! Moreso, how warm and cosy would it feel! I love Michelle’s thorough tutorials and this one is no exception! CLICK HERE for the tutorial.

1. LOOP STITCH BY DORA DOES
photo by Dora Does

2. JASMINE STITCH BY KNITZ N PURLZ

Jasmine stitch reminds me of little cute flowers and who would love a blanket of flowers to get snuggled in! FOLLOW THIS LINK for the stitch.

2. JASMINE STITCH BY KNITZ N PURLZ
photo by Knitz n Purlz

3. ALPINE CROCHET STITCH FOR COSY BLANKETS BY DORA DOES

I love the texture of this crochet stitch. A cosy blanket made in one colour using this stitch would make a contemporary addition to your living room. FOLLOW THIS LINK.

3. ALPINE CROCHET STITCH FOR COSY BLANKETS BY DORA DOES
photo by Dora Does

4. LINKED HDC BY CROCHETS BY TRISTA

Linked crochet stitches are perfect for cosy blankets as they create dense fabric. Say goodbye to those cold feet in the evening! Check out the tutorial HERE.

4. LINKED HDC BY CROCHETS BY TRISTA
photo by Crochets by Trista

5. YARN OVER SLIP STITCH BY HOOKS, BOOKS AND WANDERLUST

The yarn over slip stitch creates a ridge that mimics knitting. Using this stitch you can add decorative element to your crochet blanket. CLICK HERE for the tutorial.

5. YARN OVER SLIP STITCH BY HOOKS, BOOKS AND WANDERLUST
photo by Hooks, Books and Wanderlust

6. CROSSED DOUBLE CROCHET STITCH FOR COSY BLANKETS BY BLUE STAR CROCHET

This stitch creates a stunning textured crochet blanket. It is an easy 2 row pattern repeat that you can memorise in no time. CROSSED DOUBLE CROCHET BY BLUE STAR CROCHET is available here.

crossed double crochet stitch close up

7. THREE DOUBLE CROCHET CLUSTER STITCHES FOR COSY BLANKETS BY HOOKS, BOOKS AND WANDERLUST

This variation of the cluster stitch works a 3 double crochet decrease into a single stitch creating a lovely fabric for a crochet blanket. THIS WEBSITE has the free tutorial.

7. THREE DOUBLE CROCHET CLUSTER STITCHES FOR COSY BLANKETS BY HOOKS, BOOKS AND WANDERLUST
photo by Hooks, Books and Wanderlust

8. SINGLE CROCHET BOBBLE STITCH FOR COSY BLANKETS BY BLUE STAR CROCHET

This texture crochet stitch will make a cosy blanket with “grain-like” look that will not eat your yarn. SINGLE CROCHET BOBBLE STITCH BY BLUE STAR CROCHET is available on my blog.

easy crochet washcloth draped over side of the bath

9. CHERRY PUFF CROCHET STITCH BY KNITTING WITH CHOPSTICKS

This is an easy and open crochet stitch. It combines basic crochet stitches with puff stitches for some added texture. CLICK HERE for the pattern.

9. CHERRY PUFF CROCHET STITCH BY KNITTING WITH CHOPSTICKS
photo by Knitting with Chopsticks

10. C2C PLANNED POOLING BY MARLY BIRD

This fun stitch uses the corner to corner technique with a pooling yarn to get this great planned pooling chevron crochet blanket. FOLLOW THIS LINK for the tutorial.

10. C2C PLANNED POOLING BY MARLY BIRD
photo by Marly Bird

11. SNOWBALL STITCH BY DESERT BLOSSOM CRAFTS

If you want thick, textured stitch for winter, this is it! This stitch is perfect if you’re looking for thick and warm blanket. CLICK HERE for the tutorial.

11. SNOWBALL STITCH BY DESERT BLOSSOM CRAFTS
photo by Desert Blossom Crafts

12. CORNER TO CORNER WATTLE STITCH BY MADE BY GOOTIE

Wattle stitch has a beautiful texture, it’s a great stitch for a very soft blanket. It’s repetitive and so easy, totally mindless crocheting. FOLLOW THIS LINK for the tutorial.

12. CORNER TO CORNER WATTLE STITCH BY MADE BY GOOTIE
photo by Made by Gootie

13. WAVES AND STRIPES STITCH BY JOY OF MOTION

The Waves and Stripes crochet stitch is a stitch combination I’m sure you’re going to love and create a cosy blanket. Check out the tutorial ON THIS BLOG.

13. WAVES AND STRIPES STITCH BY JOY OF MOTION
photo by Joy of Motion

14. MODIFIED SLST2TOG BY A CROCHETED SIMPLICITY

The modified slst2tog is a stitch that is used in “Knit-Look” line. This stitch is the closest crochet stitch that resembles knit. So, if you struggle with knitting this one is definitely for you! I can totally see this gorgeous stitch used for a cosy blanket with that gorgeous ribbing on both sides! The tutorial is AVAILABLE HERE.

14. MODIFIED SLST2TOG BY A CROCHETED SIMPLICITY
photo by A Crocheted Simplicity

15. CRISSCROSS PUFF STITCH BY NICOLE CHASE

The crisscross puff stitch is creates such a beautiful and unique texture that is perfect for cosy crochet blankets. CLICK HERE for the tutorial.

15. CRISSCROSS PUFF STITCH BY NICOLE CHASE
photo by Nicole Chase

16. STAR STITCHBY JEN HAYES CREATIONS

The Star Stitch is a gorgeous stitch to use when you want to incorporate a thick texture into your crochet blanket. FOLLOW THIS LINK for the tutorial.

16. CROCHET STAR STITCHBY JEN HAYES CREATIONS
photo by Jen Hayes Creations

17. BLOCK STITCH BY SIGONI MACARONI

The Block Stitch is a beautiful crochet stitch that is easy to make. You can use it with one color, but if you use multiple colors it will really bring out its beauty. THIS BLOG has the tutorial.

17. CROCHET BLOCK STITCH FOR COSY BLANKETS BY SIGONI MACARONI
photo by Sigoni Macaroni

18. CROCHET CABLE STITCHES FOR COSY BLANKETS BY MJ’S OFF THE HOOK DESIGNS

I love crochet cables and adding 2 or 3 strips of crochet cables to a plain stitch blanket will elevate it to another level. FOLLOW THIS LINK for the tutorial.

18. CROCHET CABLE STITCHES FOR COSY BLANKETS BY MJ'S OFF THE HOOK DESIGNS
photo by MJ’s Off The Hook Designs

19. MAYBERRY STITCH BY DESERT BLOSSOM CRAFTS

This beautiful stitch gives you an awesome texture without making your crochet blanket too bulky. THIS WEBSITE shows you how to work the stitch.

19. MAYBERRY CROCHET STITCH BY DESERT BLOSSOM CRAFTS
photo by Desert Blossom Crafts

20. CATHERINE’S WHEEL CROCHET STITCHES FOR COSY BLANKETS BY MADE BY GOOTIE

If you wanted to add a splash of colour to your blanket this stitch would be perfect. It resembles a shape of a delicate flower. The stitch is AVAILABLE HERE.

20. CATHERINE’S WHEEL CROCHET STITCHES FOR COSY BLANKETS BY MADE BY GOOTIE
photo by Made by Gootie

I know… I know… Don’t be mad at me now because you are struggling to choose just one of these gorgeous stitches… and that your “Want to make that” list has grown by about 20 projects!

Happy Crocheting!

Veronika

About Veronika Cromwell

Hi, I’m Veronika! I design modern and wearable crochet garments, accessories and homewares. Grab your hook and find your next project!

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