Rich Kids Chevron Blanket crochet pattern with border

Note that this is a FREE crochet pattern complete with a sizing guide for Baby blanket (30” L x 24” W) up to King (76” W x 80” L), yarn amount suggestions, and convenient pdf for your personal stash.
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Rich Kids Chevron Blanket

You will want to make this time and time again. Not only is the chevron visually appealing, but this texture is to die for and I am already planning a king size throw with it. With this texture, a neutral, solid color throw would be divine. Video walk-through is embedded at the bottom of the page and available to help you work the border.

Here is a closeup of my Lovey Shells and Chevrons which shows just how it looks in solid. I love it!

 

Lovey Shells and Chevrons by Simply Collectible opengraph

 

Yarn – Red Heart Baby Hugs, light weight (#3) – 636 yds make a baby blanket (approx 720 sq in.)
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Amounts following are based on the Lapghan – 36” W x 50” L

  • Dolphin, 636 yds
  • Peachie, 318 yds
  • Frosting, 318 yds
  • Pool, 318 yds
  • Bluie, 318 yds

Yarn Note: The amounts I give are a guestimation from my personal experience. I was able to make 2 swatches from the amount of yarn above, plus the blanket. Use your judgement when ordering yarn. I typically order an extra skein of each color just in case I want to make it larger or add a border for fun.

Materials- I/ 5.50mm, hook, scissors, yarn needle

Difficulty – Intermediate

Sizing Guide including yarn amount suggestions –

  • Baby blanket – 24” W x 30” L
  • Lapghan – 36” W x 50” L (146 chain start, ripple repeat is 12, 100 rows) 1800 sq in may require 6 skeins. (in pattern)
  • Throw – 60” W x 60” L (242 chain start, ripple repeat is 20, 120 rows) 3600 sq in may require 12 skeins.
  • Twin – 39” W x 75” L (158 chain start, ripple repeat is 13, 150 rows) 2925 sq in may require 10 skeins.
  • Full/Double – 54” W x 75” L (218 chain start, ripple repeat is 18, 150 rows) 4050 sq in may require 13 skeins.
  • Queen – 60” W x 80” L (242 chain start, ripple repeat is 20, 160 rows) 4800 sq in may require 16 skeins.
  • King – 76” W x 80” L (302 chain start, ripple repeat is 25, 160 rows) 6080 sq in may require 20 skeins.

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Rich Kids Chevron Blanket crochet pattern with border | SimplyCollectibleCrochet.com

Before the border

Measurements in Pattern –  Laying flat, each ripple (12 stitches) equals 3”, 10 rows equal 5”.

Gauge – Standard HDC 4″ = 13 stitches, 9 rows

Stitch Guide in American Terms
HDC – half double crochet
DC – double crochet
TR – triple/treble crochet
Quad Tr – quadruple treble crochet

Pattern Notes:  Rich Kids Chevron is one piece worked flat from the bottom up. Half double crochets at the beginning and ends of rows are worked under both loops while half double crochets within the chevron are worked in the 3rd loop only. Turning chain does not count as a stitch. Color changes are every 2 rows- occurring on even numbered rows only. Chevron multiples are 12+2. Pattern below gives chain start, ripple repeats, and row amounts for a Baby Blanket. Start chain numbers, ripple repeats, and row amounts for larger sizes are available in the stitch guide above.To increase the length of the blanket, continue the sequence of colors by repeating from Row 1 until you reach the desired length.
Here is a video How to Crochet Chevron Ribbing –  working in the 3rd loop.


Special Stitches:
Linked quadruple treble crochet stitch (into a chain 4) – Insert your hook into the first back bump of the turning chain, yarn over, pull through (2 loops on hook), insert your hook into the second bump, yarn over, pull through (3 loops on hook), insert your hook into the third bump, yarn over, pull through (4 loops on hook), insert your hook into the same stitch as the turning chain, yarn over, pull up a loop (5 loops on hook), * yarn over pull through 2, repeat from * 4 times. One linked quadruple stitch completed.

Instruction: Lapghan – 36” W x 50” L
Start with Bluie, chain 146. (For other sizes, read from the guide above.)
R1:  2 hdc in the 2nd chain from the hook, * hdc 5 (in the next 5 chains), skip 1 chain, hdc 5, 3 hdc in the next chain, repeat from * 12 times (using the repeats in the sizing guide above), hdc 5, skip 1, hdc 5, 2 hdc in the last.
R2: Chain 2, turn, hdc (both loops) in the same as the turning chain, * 3rd loop only, hdc 5 (in the next 5 stitches), skip 2, hdc 5, 3 hdc in the next, repeat from * 12 times, hdc 5, skip 2, hdc 5, 2 hdc both loops in the last.
R3-4: Using Pool, repeat row 2.
R5-6: Using Frosting, repeat row 2.
R7-8: Using Dolphin, repeat row 2.
R9-10: Using Pool, repeat row 2.
R11-12: Using Dolphin, repeat row 2.
R13-14: Using Peachie, repeat row 2.
R15-16: Using Frosting, repeat row 2.
R17-18: Using Dolphin, repeat row 2.
R19-20: Using Pool, repeat row 2.
R21-22: Using Dolphin, repeat row 2.
R23-24: Using Bluie, repeat row 2.
R25-26: Using Dolphin, repeat row 2.
R27-28: Using Frosting, repeat row 2.
R29-30: Using Pool, repeat row 2.
R31-32: Using Dolphin, repeat row 2
R33-34: Using Peachie, repeat row 2.
R35-36: Using Dolphin, repeat row 2.
R37-38: Using Bluie, repeat row 2.
R39-40: Using Pool, repeat row 2.
R41-42: Using Frosting, repeat row 2.
R43-44: Using Dolphin, repeat row 2.
R45-46: Using Pool, repeat row 2.
R47-48: Using Dolphin, repeat row 2.
R49-50: Using Peachie, repeat row 2.
R51-52: Using Frosting, repeat row 2.
R53-54: Using Dolphin, repeat row 2.
R55-56: Using Pool, repeat row 2.
R57-58: Using Dolphin, repeat row 2.
R59-60: Using Bluie, repeat row 2.
R61-62: Using Dolphin, repeat row 2.
R63-64: Using Frosting, repeat row 2.
R65-66: Using Pool, repeat row 2.
R67-68: Using Dolphin, repeat row 2.
R69-70: Using Peachie, repeat row 2.
R71-72: Using Dolphin, repeat row 2.
R73-74: Using Bluie, repeat row 2.
R75-76: Using Dolphin, repeat row 2.
R77-78: Using Frosting, repeat row 2.
R79-80: Using Pool, repeat row 2.
R81-82:  Using Dolphin, repeat row 2.
R83-84: Using Peachie, repeat row 2.
R85-86: Using Frosting, repeat row 2.
R87-88: Using Dolphin, repeat row 2.
R89-90: Using Pool, repeat row 2.
R91-92: Using Dolphin, repeat row 2.
R93-94: Using Bluie, repeat row 2.
R95-96: Using Dolphin, repeat row 2.
R97-98: Using Frosting, repeat row 2.
R99-100: Using Pool, repeat row 2.
R101-102: Using Bluie, repeat row 2.
For larger blankets, use the sizing guide above.
Finishing: Weave in your ends and SCROLL DOWN for the border instructions below OR follow the video. Click HERE to purchase the pdf for your convenience.

Border:
NOTE: Border sequence – HDC 2, DC 2, TR 2, skip 2, TR 2, DC 2, HDC, SC, HDC, DC 2, TR 2, skip 2

Round 1: Join Frosting, HDC in the first stitch, HDC, DC 2, TR 2, skip 2, * TR 2, DC 2, HDC, SC, HDC, DC 2, TR 2, skip 2, repeat from * across ending with DC in the third to last stitch.
Turning 1st corner – HDC, [SC in the last, chain 2, SC] in the corner, HDC across the side. (Mine is 3 HC for each color “stripe.”)
Turning 2nd corner – Chain 4, Quad Tr in the same as the stitch. (I used a linked quadruple which is in the video and special stitches above.) Working across, TR 2, DC 2, HDC, SC, HDC, DC 2, TR 2, skip 2, repeat from * across ending with a Quad Tr in the same as the last TR.
Turning 3rd corner – Chain 1, rotate your work to work down the side, [SC, HDC 2] all in the side of the Quad Tr, HDC across, ending with SC, chain 1, slip stitch into the first HDC of the round. Fasten off.

Round 2: Join Dolpin, HDC across. Corners are HDC, chain 1, HDC. At the end of the round, join with a slip stitch, chain 1, do not turn.
Round 3: HDC across. Corners are HDC, chain 1, HDC. At the end of the round, join with a slip stitch, fasten off.
Round 4: Join Pool, SC across. Corners are SC, chain 1, SC. At the end of the round, join with a slip stitch, fasten off.
Round 5: Join Dolpin, HDC across. Corners are HDC, chain 1, HDC. At the end of the round, join with a slip stitch, fasten off.
Finishing:  Fasten off and weave in the ends.

I hope you’ve enjoyed this as much as I have. I am seriously contemplating the king size because this texture is just delicious.
Click HERE to purchase the pdf for your convenience.

Copyright © Simply Collectible, all rights reserved. No pattern or other materials may be reproduced – mechanically, electronically, or by any other means, including photocopy – without written permission of Simply Collectible.

Original Pattern by: Celina Lane, Simply Collectible

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