Crochet Cable Blanket Pattern

Crochet Cable Blanket Pattern

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Crochet Cable Blanket

Crochet Cable Blanket

Crochet Cable Blanket

There was a demand for a style of Crochet Cable Hat but to have it as an afghan instead. Yarnspirations listened and delivered with an ultra-plush Crochet Cable Blanket featuring Bernat Blanket Yarn.

In preparing for a tutorial. I sat with this pattern to run a test of the design. I substituted using Caron One Pound with a 6.5 mm / K Hook. There is a diagram included with a repeat pattern.

The multiple repeat pattern for this pattern is Multiple 18 + 12. So chain in multiples of 18. When you are satisfied, add another 12 chains to bring it back to balance for the pattern to look the same.

For the Caron One Pound, every multiple of 18 = 5″ wide.Β  So if you want a blanket that is 60″ wide… just do the math… 60″ / 5″ = 12. 12 x 18 = 216 chains + 12 chains to bring balance = 228 chains.

In testing the pattern, the pattern is pretty easy to maintain. You have 1 row that has the cross over… then 3 rows of maintaining raised stitches created through front and back post double crochets.

This pattern is one-sided, so the front you see in the photo.

Due to using Bernat Blanket, the project will hook up pretty quickly.

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Mikey, aka Michael Sellick, of The Crochet Crowd, started this online journey back in 2008. A mere hobby in trying to reach out to others as he was mentally struggling with his own issues. His goal was simple, find others in the yarn communities, like him, that have a common interest.

The journey and main baby of the whole idea started with a YouTube Channel and then in 2011, an official website was developed. Michael is not only the face of The Crochet Crowd but also the working engine behind the crowd in self-taught programming, social media and so much more.

Enjoy the stitching journey. Life is short, enjoy this wonderful hobby and all of the learning opportunities that come with it.

36 thoughts on “Crochet Cable Blanket Pattern”

  1. Kelly Lane says:

    WOW, Mikey this is gorgeous. I’m stumped why I haven’t seen this before. I can’t decide which color I like best lol. It would look lovely in any yarn used I think. Thank you for reviving this gorgous pattern. Once again, your greatest fan.

    1. Mikey says:

      You sound super stoked and excited! Enjoy the journey!

  2. Ann says:

    No blue buttons

  3. Michelle Hall says:

    Mikey, the get pattern link is broken.

    1. Mikey says:

      IT’s fixed. Thanks for the heads up.

  4. Cindy says:

    Where ca I find a written pattern?

    1. Mikey says:

      Fixed. Thanks.

  5. Virginia Doherty says:

    I am so excited as I have been wanting to try cables and you make learning so easy. Thanks and good luck with your move.

  6. Thank you for the pattern and the tutorial for the Crochet Cables Afghan pattern…. Using your method to calculate, I changed it to fit a Queen sized bed… You made it so easy!!!! …. and the tutorial helped me get it going quickly and easily… and it’s really beautiful…. Thank you so very much… You helped move my skills to the next level… much appreciated…. Happy New Year 2018 to you and Daniel… and all the best in your new home in Nova Scotia!! You are awesome!

  7. stacy chappel says:

    I was wondering what size hook and starting chain you would use to make this with the caron cakes i love the cakes and think this wiould look lovely with them

    1. Use the recommended hook size on the yarn label. As far as chains. Just chain in the multiples as suggested and lay the chain out against something else or a measuring tape. Each of us crochet slightly differently with tensions. It’s the best way to figure it out.

  8. Mary Anderson says:

    How much Caron one pounder did you use to make the size blanket with the K needle — I have some yarn in mind, but wanted to make sure I have enough — love your videos

    1. I’m unsure… I just did a sample… I would estimate the blanket would take 4 – 5 balls though if you were to do it. Just chain in the multiples as given to get a size you want. I just used the Caron One Pound as my yarn is packed as I am moving.

  9. Veronica says:

    Yes, please do a tutorial for the Crochet Cable Blanket!!!!! You are an excellent teacher & I can always follow your instructions!!!

  10. Gems says:

    Show us how please

  11. Yes Bang on.I have short term memorie and your excelent teaching methods hepls so much

  12. Beverly Read says:

    I have never done cables before but really think I would like to give it a try. This is beautiful πŸ™‚ Your such a Great Teacher !!

  13. Please make a video! I have been looking for a new project and this is perfect!

  14. Rosina Medd says:

    would love to try this one!

  15. Dawn smith says:

    Yes please do a tutorial.

  16. Kati Armstrong says:

    Love it!

  17. Linda G says:

    Please post a tutorial! It’s a beautiful Afghan!

  18. Yes, a tutorial would help me accomplish this stitch!

  19. Yes I have been wanting to crochet a cable blanket but have been reluctant. I’ve made several of the benies and a couple scarves but have not c tried a blanket.

  20. Sharon K. Lozano says:

    I would rather read a pattern than try to figure it out.

  21. Helen G says:

    I’ve been looking for a pattern like this one. This blanket looks so vintage. The Cables give it a dimension? It also Fair Isles feeling to me. I love your patterns & tutorials. Thank you Mikey

  22. Mary Kulir says:

    Yes please.

  23. Yes please do, I love it!!

  24. kandie sryniawski says:

    I would love to have a tutorial on this afghan

  25. Missy says:

    Bang on! I would love a tutorial. As an experiential learner, being able to use the videos as I go are SO helpful. Thank you!

  26. Samantha M says:

    I love it πŸ™‚

  27. Angela says:

    Bang On! I am excited to try this pattern. This will be something new for me. A good challenge. Your patterns, tutorials, and other videos have given me the confidence to grow my skills in crochet.
    Thank you!

  28. Candy says:

    Thank you! A tutorial would be awesome…you’re so easy to follow and understand….and you don’t zip by details that might make a mess out of our home attempts. lol.

  29. Leslie says:

    This is great, Michael! Thank you!

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