Crochet Crocodile Stitch Blanket Pattern

Crochet Crocodile Stitch Blanket
Crochet Crocodile Stitch Blanket
Crochet Crocodile Stitch Blanket

Crocodile Stitch Afghans

The Crocodile Stitch Blanket is a really popular stitch due to the texture, appearance and thickness of a final look it provides.

Download Yarnspirations Pattern
Free Pattern: Crocodile Stitch Blanket

I am providing you several resources with today’s article.

  • Full written pattern with crochet diagram included.
  • Alternative suggestions of other yarns with their quantities required.
  • Afghan Chain Counts

More Crocodile Stitch Patterns

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  2. Crocodile Stitch Applique
  3. Crocodile Stitch Technique
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  5. Crocodile Stitch Topiary Tree

Alternative Yarn Choices

The baby afghan version uses 7 Bernat Baby Softee Yarn Balls. Total yardage is 2,534. Here is a list of other brands within the Yarnspirations family of yarns to consider. I have worked out the ball counts for you to make it easier for you. These are for the solid colours of each line as variegated are usually shorter in yardage.

  • 3.25 Caron One Pound Balls
  • 6 Bernat Super Saver
  • 7 Bernat Baby Coordinates
  • 8 Caron Simply Soft
  • 13 Bernat Satin
  • 14 Bernat Giggles
  • 14 Bernat L’il Tots

Afghan Width Sizes – Starting Chain Counts

Assumptions – 1 Scale = 1.5″ wide-spanning 6 chains. Chain counts below are in multiples of 6. The goal if this information is to give you the starting chain counts. You will need to figure out how much yarn you will need to accomplish the finished project.

  • Scarf, 6″ wide = Chain 30
  • Baby, 36″ wide = Chain 144
  • Twin, 39″ wide = Chain 162
  • Throw, 60″ wide = Chain 246

Video Tutorial


  1. Autumn Deaton

    For some reason I can’t figure out how to access the full pattern, I just see this page that ends with the ability to comment but no way to see the actual pattern. If someone could please help me out I would really appreciate it!

    • Mikey

      I received your email on our helpdesk and went to check this article and see your request here as well. I have updated this article. Seems the link was broken. Thanks for the heads up.


      • Autumn Deaton

        Thank you! I was like “I really need this to do the border!” I appreciate you looking into this so fast, that’s awesome!

  2. Patti

    How many skeins of Bernat softee for twin afghan.

  3. Don

    is it possible for you to show us how to do this in a corner to corner format?

  4. I love the the way you discribe your tutorials,you make it look so easy, now to have a go thank you,

      • Carroll

        I also love the way you are clear on your tutorials…. I just finished the crocidile stitch blanket and starting on the edging, not sure how to start….maybe you can do a tutorial on this also….

      • Ginger

        Hi my name is ginger and I’m in the process of doing the crocodile stich.. almost finished want to do border.. don’t know how.. could u show me a video on how to?

  5. sue

    hi mikey could you do a tutorial on the boarder for this blanket please cant find it anywhere … thanks

    • jason

      How many chains would I need for queen to king size

      • I think the tutorial has it in multiples of 6. Depends on your hook size and yarn choices. I would chain in the multiples I have suggested in the tutorial and lay the chain next to a queen or king size to get an accurate reading.

      • jason

        Thanks. I have one other question. My cousin wants me to do a baby blanket crocodile stitch. I know its 124 chains. Its for a 5 month old, but wants it big enought to grow into (atleast 5 yrs old). Would 124 be enought? How many rows would it take?

  6. Daphne Wilmot

    Greetings from Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. My mother attempted to teach me how to crochet when I was in my teens but I could never get it. Two years ago I found the crochet crowd. I have learnt how to crochet utilizing Mikey’s tutorials. I am now 60 years old and my little Granddaughter has challenged me to crochet her a Mermaid Blanket using Crocodile Stitch. I love how you teach Mikey. Not much housework gets done these days because I am hooked.

    • Amanda

      Can you do a video on how to to the boarder please

  7. Pat Balfour

    I am 62 and not crocheted since I was a child. ☺️We are expecting our first grand son and you have been an amazing inspiration and teacher. I have made a 5 pointed star baby blanket ✨✨and a rainbow 12 point star.✨✨
    They have been wowed by family and friends. A million thankyous. Don’t stop I am looking at the crocodile stitch now and you make it so easy
    You are a star many thanks for sharing your skills with us

  8. Deb

    Loved it! Do you have a tutorial on afghan stitch and shell stitch together?

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