Cranberry Basketweave Throw
Say hello to the Cranberry Basketweave Throw. When it comes to keeping cozy this autumn and winter, this basketweave pattern will definitely do the trick. Using chunky yarn, you'll learn how to crochet a blanket full of texture and rich in color.
Whether you're snuggling up with a book by the fire, or settling in to watch an episode of your favorite TV show, this crochet afghan will keep you nice and warm. It's a simple pattern that can work with just about any decor style, too.
Crochet HookM/13 or 9 mm hook
Yarn Weight(6) Super Bulky/Super Chunky (4-11 stitches for 4 inches)
Crochet GaugeGauge: 9 dc and 6 rows = 6" [15 cm] in Basketweave Pat.
Finished SizeApprox 48" x 60" [122 x 152.5 cm]
- Bernat Blanket Yarn, Cranberry (86705) 8 (5.3 oz/150 g) balls
- M/13 (9 mm) Crochet Hook
Basketweave Pattern (multiple of 10 + 3 for foundation row).
Foundation row: (RS). 1 dc in 3rd ch from hook. 1 dc in each ch to end of chain. Turn.
1st row: Ch 2 (counts as dc here and throughout). *1 dcbp around each of next 5 sts. 1 dcfp around each of next 5 sts. Rep from * to last st. 1 dc in last st. Turn.
2nd row: Ch 2. *1 dcbp around each of next 5 sts. 1 dcfp around each of next 5 sts rep from * to last st. 1 dc in last st. Turn.
3rd and 4th rows: Rep 1st and 2nd rows.
5th row: (WS). Rep 2nd row.
6th and 7th rows: Rep 1st and 2nd rows.
8th row: Rep 1st row.
Rep 1st to 8th rows for Basketweave Pat until Afghan from begt measures approx 60"
[152.5 cm], ending on 4th or 8th row of pat.
Do not turn at end of last row.
With RS facing, work sc evenly around, having 2 sc in each corner. Join with sl st to first sc.
- (SPECIAL) Dcbp
- Yoh and draw up a loop around post of next stitch at back of work, inserting hook from right to left. (Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice
- (SPECIAL) Dcfp
- Yoh and draw up a loop around post of next stitch at front of work, inserting hook from right to left. (Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice