How-To: Basic Crocheted Square Blanket

Craft & Design Yarncraft


If you’re planning to combat the winter chill with a crocheted blanket or two but are feeling a little overwhelmed by all the available patterns, you’ll definitely want to check out this delightfully simple basic crocheted square blanket tutorial from Dottie Angel. The fun colors and join-as-you-go construction makes it the perfect pretty project for your first afghan or blanket.


Got yarn stash? Use as many or as few colors as you’d like!

Ready to get started? Click here to see how it’s done.


Haley Pierson-Cox from Red-Handled Scissors is a maker of crafts, a lover of cats, an avid swearing enthusiast, a cross-stitch book author, and a general purveyor of quirk. She's also sometimes an irritable cartoon named Tiny Cranky Haley.

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