Luxurious velvet yarn and modern crochet stitch work make this a timeless blanket that’s perfect for year-round use.
Understated ribbing gives this crocheted afghan the look of knit and the comfort and quality of an expensive store-bought throw blanket.
A perfect for gift giving or to make as a special throw blanket for yourself!
"This velvet yarn crochet blanket is soft and squishy. The plush blanket is so comfortable to cover up with. I feel like I am in an expensive hotel spa staying cozy under a fancy and expensive afghan. See How Easy Making a Velvet Crochet Afghan can be Making a luxurious velvet yarn afghan can be done successfully. Once I had a chance to work with this yarn, I was gliding along effortlessly. The result is a plush and warm blanket to snuggle up with. This crochet pattern uses a row of single crochet alternatively with a row of back loop double crochet. The single crochet row provides a bit of stability for the double crochet row and together, they create a lovely textured blanket. To keep this diy project easy, I did not add a crochet border to this afghan. Further, using just one color means less yarn ends to weave in."
"This soft and sweet textured velvet crochet blanket feels like it should be used in an expensive hotel SPA. Use modern crochet stitches paired with Bernat Baby Velvet yarn to crochet this luxurious throw. Soft and Squishy Afghan The combination of front post double crochet and back post double crochet paired with this silky yarn create a soft and squishy Afghan. When my daughter ran her hands across this blanket, she snuggled her face against the yarn. She said the fluffy and soft blanket was the plushest feeling one yet. We think it is because of the added texture created by the crochet stitches and the fluffy yarn. Pair this bulky yarn with the right stitch and you have a winner. The pattern is a two-row repeat consisting of a row of single crochet, which ads a bit of stability to the entire project. The next row uses a special stitch pattern alternating the front post double crochet and back post double crochet stitches."
Cozy AND textured, this velvet blanket is the absolute king of bulkiness and drape. Truly, it's the perfect companion for a lovely evening, a hot tea and your favorite book.
"This free chunky crochet velvet bobble blanket pattern is one of the softest blankets that I have made to date. It is lightweight and warm. Simply perfect to snuggle under in the cooler weather. If you have never tried using velvet yarn before, I urge you to give it a try. Once you get the feel of the yarn and start to learn what works and what does not with this yarn, it is a joy to work with."
We have been so excited to be asked by Michaels to celebrate National Crochet month by making a project with beautiful yarn from Michaels.com!
I used a new version of Bernat Baby Velvet called Baby Crushed Velvet. I love the tie-dye look of this yarn! I used Hannah’s Modern Hearts baby blanket pattern to celebrate my love of crochet.