For anyone looking for a simple, cuddly throw that’s perfect for the cooler months, the Succulent Throw Blanket is the project for you! This beginner-level crochet pattern, made with Lion Brand’s Hue + Me yarn, features a simple 2-row repeat as well as some easy variations on the half-double crochet stitch. As a result, this project is ideal for couch-stitching and winter binge-watching.
The Succulent Throw Blanket is a fun project for both beginners and experienced crocheters. Beginners who are looking to learn some stitch variations will be able to pick up the skills quickly, and then practice with the pattern’s 2-row repeat. In addition, more experienced crocheters can curl up and settle in with this project, and even finish it within a weekend! Moreover, the 2-row repeat, while super simple, creates a fabric that is squishy-warm and which looks far more complex than it really is, making it a perfect holiday gift as well.
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- Lion Brand Hue + Me (Weight: 5/Bulky – 137 yds, 4.4 oz. per skein) –
- Agave, 10 skeins
- Size N (10.00mm) crochet hook
- tapestry needle (for weaving in ends)
9 sts + 7 rows over 4-inches in pattern (blocked)
Abbreviations + Glossary (US Terms):
|hdc||Half Double Crochet||st(s)||Stitch(es)|
|blo||Back Loop Only||RS||Right Side|
Finished throw blanket measures 42-inches by 56-inches (not incl. fringe).
- 2 skipped chs at start of foundation row and 2 chs at the start of each following row do not count as a st.
- The 3rd loop refers to the horizontal bar located on the wrong side of a half double crochet stitch, behind the front and back loop:
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Row 1: (RS) hdc in 3rd ch from hook and in each ch across. (140 sts)
Row 2: Ch2, turn; hdc in 3rd loop of first hdc and in the 3rd loop of each hdc across.
Row 3: Ch2, turn; hdc in blo of first hdc and in blo of each hdc across.
Rep Rows 2-3 until blanket measures approx. 42-inches (~63 rows), ending on a WS row. Finish off, then either weave in ends, or incorporate yarn ends into fringe.
Step 1: Cut 4 lengths of yarn, each measuring 15-inches long.
Step 2: Insert crochet hook around first ch-2, then catch all 4 strands of yarn and pull through, creating a loop.
Step 3: Use crochet hook to catch the 8 strands, then bring these through the loop created in the previous step. Pull gently to tighten loop, ensuring the 8 strands are about even length.
Step 4: Repeat Steps 1-3 along the edge, then repeat on the opposite edge.
Step 5: Lay fringe flat, and then trim and neaten the yarn ends with a pair of sharp scissors.