Sunflower Memories Crochet Blanket Pattern
By Beccie B Creative
Written, photo, and charts included to help guide you through creating this beautiful blanket design.
ESTIMATED SIZE 50” wide x 70” long
DIFFICULTY: Advanced Beginner – it uses both intarsia and tapestry techniques that are practiced and learned in an easy fashion as you start with the stem and leaf then move up to the sunflower head where you will just add more color as you go along.
This full size afghan crochet blanket, with its modern design, is a classic that you can be proud to own or gift for a special friend, mother, father, grandmother, grandfather, any gardener or flower lover in your life. The finished blanket is sure to be a favorite for snuggling because it is LONG with a chin to toe length (even for very tall people). The neutral floral design will fit almost any home decor. It’s classy and subtle, a simply beautiful pattern.
The pattern features easy stitches and plenty of Pro Tips included in the Notes Section with the pattern to help you get started and easily whip up this beautiful throw blanket. The pattern uses both intarsia and tapestry techniques that are easy to master as you start with the simplest part and move along to the sunflower head.
Any family will be proud to display and use this blanket!
This will be super washable and durable when made with acrylic yarn.
Yarn: Caron One Pound (all yardage is estimated)
• White (1200 yds, about 1.5 skeins)
• Off-White (1200 yds, about 1.5 skeins)
• Leaf (200 yds, far less than 1 skein)
• Sunflower (400 yds, about ½ skein)
• Espresso, Brown (400 yds, about ½ skein)
o *In the featured blanket pictures, I have used Lion Brand Basic Stitch yarn in Gold Heather.
Crochet Hook: J/6 mm
Clothespins or clips for intarsia spools
Rubber bands to roll up the blanket as it gets unwieldy and large, easier to control when rolled up
STITCHES & ABBREVIATIONS (U.S. TERMS)
ch = Chain
ch sp = Chain space
sl st = Slip Stitch
sc = Single crochet
dc = Double crochet
hdc = Half double crochet
crab stitch = reverse sc (for border)
sts = stitches
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