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Best Crochet Stitches for Blankets

Crochet is endless in terms of stitches and patterns! I've rounded up my favorite stitches to be used in afghans, throws, and blankets.

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1. Waffle Stitch


This crochet stitch gives you a waffle like texture. This stitch will give you a solid, warm, and squishy blanket! Everything you want in a cozy blanket to snuggle up in.

I made my own waffle stitch blanket with blocks of color for my son - I love it!

Get the tutorial here.

2. Granny Crochet Stitch


A classic granny stitch in rows. This stitch only consists of double crochet and chains!  Get the pattern here


3. Crossed Half Double Crochet Stitch



Perfect for a knitted look. Click here for the pattern.


4. Moss Stitch


Great for beginners! Video tutorial here



5. C2C Stitch


I love love the C2C stitch! In this tutorial, I show you how to use half double crochets (versus the double crochets) using the C2C stitch technique. I find using the half double crochets gives you less gaps/holes in the blanket which makes it warmer!


6. Shell stitch



Perfect for a delicate feel! Check out the tutorial here.


7. Basket Weave Stitch


This makes a great thick blanket for maximum cuddles! Video and written tutorial here.


8. Spider Stitch


I made a big blanket with the spider stitch and it's wonderful! It's an easy stitch and gives such a pretty texture.


9. Pebble Stitch



This photo tutorial shows you how to make this pretty stitch.

10. Bobbles


Bobbles are such a fun texture in crochet! In this tutorial, I show you how to alternate bobble and double crochet rows to make a large granny square - video tutorial plus written pattern included!


What stitch will you choose? And which one's have you tried already?