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The Best Crochet Stitches for Blankets

Hello to all our lovely beginners! We have a real treat for you today. What would you say to three different ripple-shaped stitches, each of them absolutely unique! What’s more, all of them are beautiful and, most important, explained in detail. In other words, we thought you would be thrilled! Easy Ripple Stitches are totally amazing and we hope you will like them!

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Almond Stitch

  • Designed by Rich Textures Crochet

I’ve found a perfect and fresh stitch for blankets and cardigans. Look at these delicate ridges and the texture itself. The almond stitch works in a special technique with slip stitches and half double crochet stitches. It is easy to learn because you will find detailed text instructions with a supporting video tutorial on the author’s website.

almond stitch free tutorial

Photo is by @crochet.cafe.patterns / Instagram.com

Find the original free pattern on richtexturescrochet.com. Read more about crochet.cafe.patterns project on Instagram.

The Interlocking Block Stitch

  • Designed by Crochet Me Lovely

Do you need a wonderful stash-busting project? Learn how to crochet the interlocking block stitch and make a beautiful colorful tank top or even a blanket. It works with chains, slip, and double crochet stitches. You will find all the tutorials on the author’s page. Enjoy!

Interlocking Block Stitch free tutorial

Photo is by @crochetmelovely / Instagram.com

Find the original free pattern on crochetml.com.

Double Waffle Stitch

  • Designed by Carmen Heffernan

If you want to learn how to crochet double waffle stitch, take this free written and video tutorial and practice. It is widely used in washcloths and modern blankets. This technique gives a beautiful texture to your project. So, try it!

double waffle stitch free crochet pattern

Photo is by Carmen Heffernan / Instagram.com

Find the original free pattern on anniedesigncrochet.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

Crumpled Griddle Crochet Stitch

  • Designed by Daisy Farm Crafts

Here is a perfect stitch for a chunky yarn and tight knit effect — a crumpled griddle stitch for soft and squishy blankets, bags, and cardigans. You can learn it with a written description and free video tutorial at Daisy Farm Crafts’ website. The link is below!

Crumpled Griddle Crochet Stitch tutorial

PHOTOS by Daisy Farm Crafts & @yarnspirations / daisyfarmcrafts.com & Instagram.com

Find the original free video tutorial on daisyfarmcrafts.com.

Crochet Blanket Stitch Tutorial

  • Designed by Crafting Happiness

You’ll like this crochet blanket stitch if you want some textured structure for your blankets, afghans, or pillows. It consists of single and double crochet stitches clusters repeating in one row. The pattern comes in written form with a detailed video tutorial. Try it!

Crochet Blanket Stitch tutorial

Photo is by @craftinghappinesscrochet / Instagram.com

Find the original free pattern on craftinghappiness.com and video tutorial on YouTube, or read more about it on Instagram.

Modified Trinity Stitch Tutorial

  • Designed by Crafting Happiness

If you need a dense texture for your scarf, hat, stylish afghans, and baby blankets, try this modified trinity stitch. It consists of three double crochet stitches clusters for a perfect view. You can learn how to crochet it with a free written pattern or video tutorial. Let’s start!

Modified Trinity Stitch tutorial

Photo is by Crafting Happiness / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on craftinghappiness.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

Mixed Cluster Stitch Tutorial

  • Designed by Daisy Farm Crafts

Mixed cluster stitch looks fresh and suitable for crocheting blankets, especially striped ones. Look at this example Daisy Farm Crafts did. Isn’t it amazing? She also prepared a mixed cluster stitch tutorial. So, learn how to crochet it.

mixed cluster stitch tutorial

Photo is by @daisyfarmcrafts / Instagram.com

Find the original free pattern on daisyfarmcrafts.com.

Diamond Stitch Tutorial

  • Designed by Rose Hudd

Diamond stitch is perfect for crocheting pillow covers. It requires intermediate to advanced skill levels, but the result is modern, minimalistic, and stylish. Take this tutorial by Rose Hudd and learn how to crochet diamond stitch.

diamond stitch tutorial

Photo is by Rose Hudd & @memory_lane_crochet / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on memorylanecrochet.co.uk, or read more about it on Ravelry. Find the @memory_lane_crochet project on Instagram.

Alpine Stitch Tutorial

  • Designed by Crochetpedia

This gorgeous alpine stitch is a simple one. Moreover, despite being simple, it looks truly beautiful, doesn’t it? You can use any yarn and corresponding hook you want. This particular technique uses only 4 stitches, which are: single crochet, double crochet, chain stitch and post double crochet.

Alpine Stitch Tutorial

Photo is by Crochetpedia / Ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on crochetpedia.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

Clamshell Stitch

  • Designed by Sandra Paul (Cherry Heart)

This beautiful, clamshell stitch is one of the most amazing stitches you can use. First of all, the projects you can make with this stitch are simply endless. However this project requires some attention and focus, but once you memorize it, it’s going to be a lot easier.

Clamshell Stitch

Photo is by Sandra Paul (Cherry Heart) / Ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on cherryheartcrochet.co.uk, or read more about it on Ravelry.

Blueberry Blanket

  • Designed by Sue Pinner

I absolutely love blue blankets with a touch of pastel yellow, because they make the ultimate, timeless combination, that’s gender neutral and so lovely! In other words, this blankie is going to be the best gift for a baby shower!

Blueberry Blanket

Photo is by estherjoy  / Ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on shropshirescrappersuz.blogspot.co.uk, or read more about it on Ravelry. This particular version is on Ravelry.

Block Stitch

  • Designed by Sue Pinner

You can use any yarn you want for this stitch and it’s going to look absolutely amazing. It’s a simple stitch, that works up in no time! In other words, you can use it to create all sorts of projects. For instance, you can make a blanket, wrap, pillow case or a bed spread out of it.

Block Stitch

Photo is by mersb76 / Ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on shropshirescrappersuz.blogspot.co.uk, or read more about it on Ravelry. This particular version is on Ravelry.

Baby Monet

  • Designed by Polly Plum

Crochet moss stitch is absolutely unique and it creates a stunning, modern effect. Moreover, the colors were combined so well, they truly look like a piece of art. what’s more, this pattern will look amazing with variegated yarn, because they will allow the colors to disperse randomly.

Baby Monet

Photo is by pollyplum / Ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on everytrickonthehook.com, or read more about it on Ravelry. This particular version is on Ravelry.

Ripple Puff Stitch

  • Designed by MyPicot

What do you think the most amazing thing about this pattern is? These cute little shells that give it a puffy texture and so much charm! This Ripple Puff Stitch is totally amazing! Which color palette will you choose for your next project?

Ripple Puff Stitch Free Crochet Pattern

Photo is by MyPicot / Ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on mypicot.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

Raised Ripple Stitch

  • Designed by Mama in a Stitch

We absolutely love the sophisticated, delicate simplicity of this pattern. So, if you are a fan of minimalism, Raised Ripple Stitch is certainly for you. What’s more, it’s going to be perfect for a scarf or a warm baby blanket, it’s up to you! Just choose your favourite colour and start today.

Raised Ripple Stitch Free Crochet Pattern

Photo is by Mama in a Stitch / Ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on mamainastitch.com.

Easy Ripple Stitch

  • Designed by anniedesigncrochet

These vivid colors catch your eye in an instant, don’t they? They are certainly a hit, but we can easily imagine this fabulous stich in subtle pastel shades as well. No matter what you prefer and choose, Easy Ripple Stitch will look beautiful anyway!

Easy Ripple Stitch Free Crochet Pattern

Photo is by anniedesigncrochet / Ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on anniedesigncrochet.com.

Interlocking Shell Square

  • Designed by Heather J Anderson

Just look at this vivid juicy colours! Interlocking Shell Square is really beautiful and will be perfect. For instance, it will be a great blanket for summer picnic. What’s more, you can also use this colorful block to create dishcloth, table runner or whatever you want!

Interlocking Shell Square Free Crochet Pattern

Photo is by Heather J Anderson / Ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on Ravelry.

Crochet Ripple Stitch

  • Designed by MYpicot

Here you can see another Crochet Ripple Stitch. Thanks to its small openings and wavy shape is really amazing. Above all, choose your favourite shades of colours and create cozy and beautiful blanket for example! It would be great gift idea for your family member.

 Crochet Ripple Stitch Free Crochet Pattern

Photo is by spannerchick / Ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on mypicot.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

Easy Puff Stitch

  • Designed by Crochetpedia

This beautiful puff stitch by Crochetpedia is a beautiful base for endless fantastic projects, that can be made really fast and easy. What’s more, it’s a beginner friendly stitch, so you can make it in no time! Feel free to use any yarn and corresponding hook you want. It’s a great stitch for instance for blankets, sweaters, cushions and many more!

Easy Puff Stitch-kopia

Photo is by Crochetpedia / Ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on crochetpedia.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

Paris Stitch

  • Designed by: Crochet ‘n’ Create

Paris stitch is a very universal stitch, that you can use to crochet various different projects, like for instance placemats, sweaters, baby wear and so on. The possibilities are simply endless! You will need a 5 mm hook for this project. And in addition to that, you will find a link to a gorgeous blankie that you can make with this stitch (look for it under the pictures!).

Paris Stitch

Photos by Crochet ‘n’ Create / Ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on crochetncreate.com, or read more about it on Ravelry. You can make for instance this pattern with this stitch!

Spike Stitch Tutorial

  • Designed by: Crochetpedia

Spike stitches are extremely eye catching and look best when using different contrasting colours, to embellish the spikes. What’s more, you can make this stitch with any yarn and corresponding hook you want to. To master this technique, you will only need to know basic crochet stitches!

Spike Stitch Tutorial

Photos by Crochetpedia / Ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on Crochetpedia, or read more about it on Ravelry. You can make for instance this pattern with this stitch!

Cluster V Stitch

  • Designed by: Erangi Udeshika

This gorgeous stitch has a very nice texture and it’s perfect for scarves, blankies and all kinds of cosy projects, because it’s super warm, while still being breathable. And it’s that kind of stitch, that will look great in any colour combination you’ll go for!

Cluster V Stitch

Photos by Erangi Udeshika / Ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on crochetforyoublog.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

Granny Stripe Stitch

  • Designed by Crochetpedia

This fantastic granny stitch in the pictures below was made by Crochetpedia. It’s a very easy and intuitive pattern, that’s going to make a brilliant base for many exciting projects, like for instance blankets, sweaters, scarves and home accessories!

Granny Stripe Stitch

Photo is by Crochetpedia / Ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on crochetpedia.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

Trinity Stitch Tutorial

  • Designed by Heather J Anderson

Spring will be here in just a minute, so we’re all pretty excited to finally enjoy more green around us (as well as blooming flowers everywhere). Take a look at the pictures below, because there’s a good chance, you’ll want to create this amazing, vibrant stitch! It’s a great starting base for endless fun projects!

Trinity Stitch Tutorial

Photo is by The Unraveled Mitten / Ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on theunraveledmitten.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

The Suzette Stitch

  • Designed by desertblossomcrafts

Can you see these little zig-zags in the pictures below? The suzette stitch will allow you to create so incredibly textured projects! This stitch is super easy to learn and create a very nice in touch fabric. Even though it looks like a complicated pattern, it’s really not, so give it a go!

The Suzette Stitch

Photo is by desertblossomcrafts / Ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on desertblossomcrafts

Millstone Stitch

  • Designed by Potter and Bloom

Have you ever tried making the millstone stitch? If no, you’re in for a treat! Take a look at the pictures below and let me know what do think about this stitch! It really reminds me of Jelly Tots, especially considering the pastel colors, that bean_crochet used for this project!

Millstone Stitch 

Photo is by bean_crochet / Instagram.com

Find original free pattern on YouTube, the top photo is here and the bottom photo is here. Learn more about the millstone stitch on Crochetpedia

Larksfoot Stitch

  • Designed by Naztazia

If you want to mix things up and create a truly unique and colorful project, this stitch in the pictures below will totally allow you to go wild! The Larksfoot stitch is proven to work fantastic will all sorts of projects, starting from blankets, pillow cases, up to crochet bags and sweaters.

Larksfoot Stitch 

Photo is by crochetbystenna / Instagram.com

Find original free pattern on YouTube, the top photo is here and the bottom photo is here.

Crochet Harlequin Stitch

  • Designed by Daisyfarmcrafts

Harlequin stitch is quite beginner friendly, but most importantly, the finished result is absolutely breathtaking, don’t you think? You can use it for so many gorgeous project, but in this case, thepatchworkheart used it to create a beautiful blanket. The finished blanket is a perfect lapghan, that’s approximately 100x120cm.

Crochet Harlequin Stitch

Photo is by thepatchworkheart / Instagram.com

Find original free pattern on YouTube, the top photo is here and the bottom photo is here.

V-Stitch Two Ways

  • Designed by Crochetpedia

Have you ever tried making v – stitch? If no, you really have to give it a go, because it’s not only really simple, but it allows you to use all these amazing colors, that will look incredible in all kinds of projects, from blankets to sweaters. And you only need to know half double and double crochet to make it!

V-Stitch Two Ways

PHOTOS by Crochetpedia / Ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on crochetpedia.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

 

Alpine Stitch Tutorial

  • Designed by Crochetpedia

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Alpine Stitch Tutorial

Photo is by Crochetpedia / Ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on crochetpedia.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

 

Clover Stitch

  • Designed by Meladoras Creations

If you’ve never tried making a clover stitch before, this pattern in the pictures below is going to be absolutely perfect for you! Clover stitch looks really impressive, but it’s quite easy to make, not to mention, that you can use it to make many fun projects!

Clover Stitch

Photo is by Meladoras Creations / Ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on meladorascreations.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

 

Star Stitch tutorial

  • Designed by haakmaarraak

I’m in love with the colors used in this beautiful star stitch piece below! It’s made in two rows and the colors are simply amazing, don’t you think? Not to mention the texture! I absolutely love how this project by haakmaarraak turned out. You have to give it a go!

Star Stitch tutorial

Photo is by haakmaarraak/ Instagram.com

Find original free pattern on haakmaarraak.nl, the top photo is here and the bottom photo is here.

 

 

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