If you love to crochet quick and easy blankets, give this filet stitch pattern with tiny squares a try!

This design is worked in rows and includes basic crochet stitches to create tiny squares in the fabric. It’s a great afghan (blanket) to try because:

  • Chain, single crochet and double crochet stitches are used together to create a fun and interesting design!
  • Blankets are great gifts for baby showers and first birthdays, but this pattern is sized for Receiving, Lap, Crip, 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!

Before you get started…

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Let’s get started! 

Pattern Designed By: Salena Baca Crochet. This pattern is copyright protected; it is unlawful to distribute this pattern in any form (free, sale or trade).

Click Here for a downloadable PDF version of this pattern!

YARN

Sprightly Acrylic Super Bulky, Worsted #6 yarn (100% acrylic; 109 yds/100 m per 3.5 oz/100 g skein): 

HOOK & OTHER MATERIALS 

  • US Size M/13 (9mm) crochet hook. 
  • Yarn needle

GAUGE

4.5 pattern Sts = 4”, 8.25 rows = 8”

SIZES/FINISHED MEASUREMENTS

  • 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”

STITCH KEY

NOTES

  • Border rounds add additional length and width to the finished blanket.
  • This design is worked in multiples of 6+5 (+2 for starting Ch).

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

Blanket

With Color A, Ch 49 (61, 73, 79, 109, 121, 145)

Row 1 (Right Side): Skip 2 Ch (not a St), Dc into next 5 Ch, [Ch 1, skip 1 Ch, Dc into next 5 Ch] across – 47 (59, 71, 77, 107, 119 143) Sts

Row 2-3: Ch 2 (not a St, here and throughout), turn, Dc into next 5 Sts, [Ch 1, skip 1 St, Dc into next 5 Sts] across – 47 (59, 71, 77, 107, 119 143) Sts

Row 4: Ch 2, turn, Dc, [Ch 1, skip 1 St, Dc] across – 47 (59, 71, 77, 107, 119 143) Sts

Row 5-7: Ch 2, turn, Dc into next 5 Sts, [Ch 1, skip 1 St, Dc into next 5 Sts] across – 47 (59, 71, 77, 107, 119 143) Sts

Repeat rows 4-7 until 23 (31, 39, 67, 67, 71, 75) rows complete (ending on a row 7 repeat). Fasten off.

Border

With Right side of Blanket facing, attach Color B into last St of last Row.

Round 1 (Right Side): Ch 1 (not a St, here and throughout), work 3 Sc into same St, turn (working down left side of Blanket), work 2 Sc into each Dc row end, work 3 Sc into bottom left corner of Row 1, turn (working across row 1 of Blanket), work 2 Sc between every 2nd St across, work 3 Sc into bottom right corner of Row 1, turn (working up right side of Blanket), work 2 Sc into each Dc end row, work 3 Sc into top right corner of last row of blanket, turn (working across last row of Blanket), work 2 Sc between every 2nd St across, Sl St into top of first St to join.

Round 2-5: Ch 1, work 1 Sc into each St around, work 3 Sc into 2nd St of each 3 Sc corner, sl St into top of first St to join. 

Fasten off after last round complete.

Finishing

Sew in all ends, trim excess.

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Peace + Love + Crochet

Salena

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