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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
Are you looking for more crochet stitch inspiration? Check out Crochet Book Review – Crochet Power by Kristin Omdahl.
2 thoughts on “Crochet stitches for cosy blankets”
I could imagine some of those stitches combined would make a nice blanket ?