Tunisian crochet is the ultimate BiCrafty technique, combining skills from both knitting and crochet into an original craft. You can make many different things using this technique, of course. However, it’s especially great for blankets. Although there are many different versions of the technique, including the option for lace, it’s generally a dense stitch, which makes it comfy and cozy for blanket design. Here are some Tunisian crochet blanket patterns to get you started.
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Tunisian crochet blankets make terrific gifts for baby showers and first birthdays. Even your friends who have seen all of your crochet blankets before will be surprised by this new approach. You’ll use Tunisian Simple Stitch and Tunisian Purl Stitch to complete this baby blanket.
You’ll use those same two Tunisian crochet stitches to create this blanket. However, this is a larger blanket, measuring 50″ x 60″ when complete. Moreover, you get the opportunity to use bulky Bernat Blanket yarn for this one. You don’t see bulky yarn a lot in Tunisian crochet projects, but it works really well.
Learn how to use the Crow Foot Tunisian Stitch combination to create wonderful texture for this blanket pattern. The pattern comes with detailed notes to assist you along the way. And you can make it seven different sizes from baby through King size. Therefore, this might become one of your favorite go-to Tunisian crochet blanket patterns.
Tunisian crochet is well suited to the entrelac design. In this crochet baby blanket, you combine the technique with rainbow colors for a bold, bright, beautiful finished product.
You can use this crochet blanket as just a blanket. However, the instructions also come with information on how to make a bunch of small pom poms that you can use as “checkers” to turn this blanket into a picnic game.
Most Tunisian crochet blanket patterns require you to use Tunisian crochet hooks, which are longer than regular crochet hooks. However, since this blanket uses small squares, you can actually use a regular crochet hook if that’s all that you have. This makes it a good starter pattern in the craft.
Here’s another of the Tunisian crochet blanket patterns that doesn’t require a long hook if you don’t want to use one. (That said, you might find it easier if you do.) It’s designed with spring colors in mind, making it a perfect lightweight crochet blanket project.
If you enjoy working in motifs, then here’s another Tunisian crochet blanket pattern for you. It’s a really simple pattern, and yet it looks interesting because of the color choices and layout. There’s a color diagram for assembly.
This is just a pattern for a Tunisian crochet square. However, you can make a bunch of them then use your favorite joining technique to turn it into a full blanket of any size you choose.
Just like there are more shapes than granny squares in traditional crochet, there are more than square motifs in Tunisian crochet. Work with a new shape and lots of bright colors to make this floral crochet blanket.
In this pattern, you’ll combine Tunisian simple stitch with textured crochet stitches such as cluster stitch. The result, as you can see, it a stunning detailed blanket.
The Monstera is a beautiful leaf that’s started to show up in a variety of home decor designs. Here we find it worked in Tunisian crochet to create a matching blanket and pillow set.
At first glance, you might not even realize that this openwork design is worked in Tunisian crochet. However, indeed it is. In fact, you’ll get the chance to practice a variety of stitches including reverse Tunisian simple stitch, reverse Tunisian slip stitch, and extended reverse Tunisian double crochet! This is one of the best Tunisian crochet blanket patterns for advanced crafters.