The Medley Crochet Blanket Pattern uses simple stitches to create an openwork fabric, and you can make one in seven of the most popular sizes!

This crochet blanket pattern design is worked in simple rows with basic crochet stitches to create a open fabric with lots of interest.

If you can crochet chains, single, and double crochet stitches, this will be an easy crochet blanket to make!

Beginners who are looking for a more complex style of crochet blanket will love that this is an easy and fun pattern to memorize.

And, this crochet blanket is not just for baby!

Follow the simple stitch and row repeats to make this crochet blanket in seven of the most popular sizes – from baby all the way up to king!

The Medley Crochet Blanket is a great pattern to try because:

  • Chain, single crochet and double crochet stitches are used together to create an openwork design!
  • Blankets are great gifts for baby showers and first birthdays, but this pattern is sized for Receiving, Lap, Crib, Twin, Full, Queen & King sizes!
  • Use any yarn you like to make your afghan with our stitch repeat instructions (the finished sizes are up to you)!
  • You’ll get to practice a lot of crochet skills: multiple stitches in rows, complex stitch and row repeats, gauge & size, finishing techniques & more!

Estimated reading time: 8 minutes

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Medley Crochet Blanket – Resources

Finished Medley Crochet Blanket Projects

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Check out other finished Medley Crochet Blanket projects on ravelry today, right here:

Crochet Blanket Sizes

Wondering what size blanket you should make?

While you can make a crochet blanket in any size you choose, I’ve gathered 8 of the most popular measurements for you to use as a guide, right here: Crochet Blanket Sizes: Tips, stitches, patterns, and a cheat sheet

More Crochet Blanket Patterns

If you love to crochet blanket projects, and are looking for even more patterns to try, here are some you can view on our website:

Tiny Squares Crochet Baby Blanket Pattern

Ocean Breeze Crochet Baby Blanket Pattern

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How To Make This Crochet Blanket Pattern


Sprightly Acrylic Wool, worsted weight #4 yarn (236 y / 216 m per 3.5 oz / 100 g skein): 

  • 3 (4, 5, 10, 13, 14, 19) skeins for Blanket + 2 (2, 2, 3, 4, 4, 4) for Border.
  • Example shown in Crib size using the following colors: Linen x 3 + Mint x 1 + Misty Purple x 1

To find other brands that carry worsted weight yarn, I suggest looking on and comparing the results with the yarn used to write this pattern.

For more details about how to substitute yarn for a crochet project, here are some great tips: Understanding Yarn Substitution: An Easy Reference For Crocheters

If you want to use a substitute, here are some yarns I recommend for this project:


Stitch Key

This crochet stitch pattern is worked with the following basic crochet stitches.

You can see these stitches in action as you watch these video tutorials (just click on the underlined text):

With so many different places and spaces to work in crochet, it can be easy to wonder where you should place your hook when following a crochet pattern.

Here are some tips and resources to help: Where do stitches go in crochet: All the places and spaces to put your hook

Size (without border)

  • Receiving: 24” x 29”
  • Lap: 30” x 36”
  • Crib: 36” x 45”
  • Twin: 39” x 75”
  • Full: 54” x 75”
  • Queen: 60” x 80”
  • King: 72” x 84”


  • 16 pattern Sts = 4”
  • 6 pattern rows = 4”

If you’re confused about what stitch and row gauge is in crochet, creating a swatch will help.

This beginner-friendly guide will walk you through the step-by-step process of creating a crochet swatch, providing essential insights into this foundational practice: How To Crochet a Swatch

Pattern Notes

  • Border rounds will add additional length and width to finished blanket size.
  • Beginning (turning) Ch-3 counts as first St.
  • This stitch pattern can be replicated in multiples of 5 + 2
  • Video: How To change color in rows (change color as desired).

Medley Crochet Blanket Pattern – Instructions

Receiving (Lap, Crib, Twin, Full, Queen, King)

Ch 97 (122, 147, 157, 217, 242, 287)

  • Row 1: Skip 4 Ch (first Dc + 1 skipped Ch), (Dc, Ch 3, Dc) into next Ch, [skip 4 Ch, (Dc, Ch 3, Dc) into next Ch] 18 (23, 28, 30 42, 47, 56) times, skip 1 Ch, Dc into last Ch – 97 (122, 147, 157, 217, 242, 287) Sts
  • Row 2 (Right Side): Ch 3, turn, work 4 Dc into Ch space, (Ch 1, 4 Dc) into each Ch space across, Dc into top of last St – 97 (122, 147, 157, 217, 242, 287) Sts
  • Row 3: Ch 4 (first Dc + Ch 1), turn, Dc into next St, (Dc, Ch 3, Dc) into each Ch-1 St across, (Dc, Ch 1, Dc) into top of last St – 96 (121, 146, 156, 216, 241, 286) Sts
  • Row 4: Ch 3, turn, work 2 Dc into 1st Ch space, Ch 1, (4 Dc, Ch 1) into each Ch-3 space across, work 2 Dc into last Ch space, Dc into top of last St – 97 (122, 147, 157, 217, 242, 287) Sts
  • Row 5: Ch 3, turn, (Dc, Ch 3, Dc) into each Ch space across, Dc into top of last St – 97 (122, 147, 157, 217, 242, 287) Sts)

Repeat Rows 2-5 until 43 (51, 67, 111, 111, 123, 127) rows complete (ending on a Row 3 repeat). Fasten off.


With Right Side of Blanket facing, join yarn into right side of last St in Row 1.

  • Round 1: Ch 3, Dc into same space, work 2 Dc into every row end across Right side. Ch 3 at corner. Continue working across last row formed: 2 Dc in 1st Ch space, 4 Dc in each Ch-3 space across, 2 Dc into last Ch space. Ch 3 at corner. Continue working across Left side: 2 Dc into every end row across. Ch 3 at corner. Continue working across Row 1: 2 Dc into 1st Ch-1 space, 4 Dc in each Ch-4 space across, 2 Dc into last Ch-space. Ch 3 (corner), Sl St to join into top of first St.
  • Round 2-3: Ch 3, work 1 Dc into each St around, (Dc, Ch 3, Dc) into 2nd Ch of each Ch-3 corner. Sl St into top of first St to join. 


Fasten off, sew in all ends. 

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