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How to Crochet a Super Chunky Blanket

Good day, Crafties! I hope you all are doing well! As promised, I'm bringing you the written instructions for how I made the blanket featured in my last YouTube vlog. Now I know what you're going to say: " Infiniti...it's nearly July... one of the hottest months of the year..." And you would be correct, however, there are times where the subterranean wonderland I call my studio gets downright frosty.



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For this project, I used three squishy skeins of Bernat Blanket Extra Thick yarn and it made a blanket that was 32" x 35" and consisted of 15 rows.


This yarn is classified as a 7 weight and is made of 100% polyester. The gauge for this yarn calls for a 25mm ( US 50) crochet hook or knitting needles. Two rows of 2 single crochet will give you a swatch measuring 10cm x 10cm or 4" x 4".


Each skein of Bernat Blanket Extra Thick also holds 72yds or 66m. You'll also want to have a large pair of scissors on hand because this yarn is thick.



For my project, I used a 35mm (US 70) crochet hook.

Abbreviations


Ch - Chain

Sc - single crochet

Sl st - slip stitch

st(s) - stitch(es)

Dc - double crochet

Hdc - half double crochet


Pattern


Ch 21


Row 1: Sc into the 2nd ch from your hook and into each ch across


Row 2: Ch 2, dc into the second st of the row. Dc into each st to the end. (20 sts)


Row 3: Ch 2, dc into the second st of the row. Dc into each st to the end. (20 sts)


Row 4: Ch 2, dc into the second st of the row. Dc into each st to the end. (20 sts)


Row 5: Ch 1, sc into the base of the ch 1. Sc into each st along the row. (20 sts)


Row 6: Ch 2, dc into the second st of the row. Dc into each st to the end. (20 sts)


Row 7: Ch 2, dc into the second st of the row. Dc into each st to the end. (20 sts)


Row 8: Ch 2, dc into the second st of the row. Dc into each st to the end. (20 sts)



Row 9: Ch 2, dc into the second st of the row. Dc into each st to the end. (20 sts)


Row 10: Ch 1, hdc into the next st. Hdc into each st along the row. (20 sts)


Row 11: Ch 2, dc into the second st of the row. Dc into each st to the end. (20 sts)


Row 12: Ch 2, dc into the second st of the row. Dc into each st to the end. (20 sts)


Row 13: Ch 2, dc into the second st of the row. Dc into each st to the end. (20 sts)


Row 14: Ch 1, sc into the base of the ch 1. Sc into each st along the row. (20 sts)


Row 15: Ch 1, sc into the base of the ch 1. Sc into each st along the row. (20 sts)


Fasten off and weave in ends!


I hope you enjoyed this simple and easy project! If you'd like, consider kicking back and stitching with me in the vlog below!


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