How to Crochet a Simple Blanket

Super simple pattern for all! It's clean and same on both sides. And you can make it as a pillow or a blanket. For a baby or adult. It will look pretty!

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How to Crochet a Simple Blanket
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I used some leftover yarn from my scarf...in this case Patons Colorwul yarn with a size J crochet hook.

I used some leftover yarn from my scarf...in this case Patons Colorwul yarn with a size J crochet hook.

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Make a slip knot on the yarn and place on hook. (See my slip knot snap guide if needed)

Make a slip knot on the yarn and place on hook. (See my slip knot snap guide if needed)

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Start chaining. I'm starting with a smaller blanket, chain 105.

Start chaining. I'm starting with a smaller blanket, chain 105.

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Starting row 1: place a safety pin or row marker in the first chain from hook.

Starting row 1: place a safety pin or row marker in the first chain from hook.

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Single crochet in third chain from hook.  Pattern: * chain 1, skip next chain, single crochet in next chain * repeat this pattern to the end of the row.

Single crochet in third chain from hook. Pattern: * chain 1, skip next chain, single crochet in next chain * repeat this pattern to the end of the row.

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At the end of the first row, chain 1 and turn.  Start row 2: *single crochet in the next chain 1 space, chain 1* repeat this pattern the whole row.

At the end of the first row, chain 1 and turn. Start row 2: *single crochet in the next chain 1 space, chain 1* repeat this pattern the whole row.

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At the end row 2, single crochet into the stitch with the marker (might be easier to remove pin before stitching) then chain 1 and turn.

At the end row 2, single crochet into the stitch with the marker (might be easier to remove pin before stitching) then chain 1 and turn.

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For the rest of the rows you'll follow the same pattern as in row 2, but at the end of each row, make a single crochet into the turning chain of the previous row. Repeat till your desired length.

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Your pattern will start looking like this.

Your pattern will start looking like this.

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So I ended making a pillow out of the other yarn. And here's one that I finished with! I used 3 color: beige, light pink and maroonish. With a charcoal edging.

So I ended making a pillow out of the other yarn. And here's one that I finished with! I used 3 color: beige, light pink and maroonish. With a charcoal edging.

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Close up of pattern and edging (which was just a single crochet all around)

Close up of pattern and edging (which was just a single crochet all around)

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