Crochet blanket pattern - Chevron Flare comes in Baby to King Size

You will need this crochet blanket pattern because once you try it, you’ll 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. Take a look for yourself!

Chevron Flare Blanket - Baby to King Size, free crochet pattern by SimplyCollectibleCrochet.com

Crochet blanket pattern – Chevron Flare

I’m seriously falling in love with chevron again, but the texture in my Chevron Flare blanket is what is really doing it. If you don’t know how to do ribbing, this is the perfect time to learn. If you do know how to do ribbing, you will not be more pleased with the effect! 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.

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

That was my first time falling in love with the texture and yarn! So, without further adieu, here is all the info you need for this pattern complete with links to purchase the yarn. The colors available are rich and plentiful.

Yarn – Red Heart Baby Hugs, light weight (#3) – 2 skeins (636 yds) make a baby blanket (approx 720 sq in.)

  • Peachie, 318 yds
  • Sprout, 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 – 30” L x 24” W (in pattern)
  • Lapghan – 36” W x 50” L (146 chain start, ripple repeat is 12, 100 rows) 1800 sq in may require 6 skeins.
  • 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.

Chevron Flare Blanket free crochet pattern - sizes Baby to King by SimplyCollectibleCrochet.com

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

Pattern Notes:  Chevron Flare 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. (Video below.) Turning chain does not count as a stitch. 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.
Here is a video How to Crochet Chevron Ribbing – working in the 3rd loop.


Instruction:

Start with Peachie, chain 98 for baby blanket. (For other sizes, read from the guide above.)

R1:  2 hdc in the 2nd chain from the hook, * working in the 3rd loop, hdc 5 (in the next 5 chains), skip 1 chain, hdc 5, 3 hdc in the next chain, repeat from * 8 times for baby blanket (or use the repeats in the sizing guide above), hdc 5, skip 1, hdc 5, 2 hdc in both loops in the last.
R2:  Chain 2, turn, 2 hdc (both loops) in the same as the turning chain, * working in the 3rd loop only, hdc 5 (in the next 5 stitches), skip 2, hdc 5, 3 hdc in the next, repeat from * 8 times, hdc 5, skip 2, hdc 5, 2 hdc in both loops in the last.
R3-5:  Using Sprout, repeat row 2.
R6-8:  Using Peachie, repeat row 2.
R9-10:  Using Sprout, repeat row 2.
R11:  Using Peachie, repeat row 2.
R12:  Using Sprout, repeat row 2.
R13-14:  Using Peachie, repeat row 2.
R15-17:  Using Sprout, repeat row 2.
R18-22:  Using Peachie, repeat row 2.
R23-25:  Using Sprout, repeat row 2.
R26-27:  Using Peachie, repeat row 2.
R28:  Using Sprout, repeat row 2.
R29-30:  Using Peachie, repeat row 2.
R31-33:  Using Sprout, repeat row 2.
R34-38:  Using Peachie, repeat row 2.
R39-41:   Using Sprout, repeat row 2.
R42-43:  Using Peachie, repeat row 2
R44:  Using Sprout, repeat row 2.
R45:  Using Peachie, repeat row 2.
R46-47:  Using Sprout, repeat row 2.
R48-50:  Using Peachie, repeat row 2.
R51-55:  Using Sprout, repeat row 2.
R56-58:  Using Peachie, repeat row 2.
R59-60:  Using Sprout, repeat row 2.
R61:  Using Peachie, repeat row 2.
For larger blankets, repeat starting at Row 1 until you reach the desired length of your project by using the sizing guide above.
Finishing:  Fasten off and weave in the ends.

I hope you’ve enjoyed this as much as I have. Now add a border with the video below! I am seriously contemplating the king size because this texture is just delicious.

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Original Pattern by: Celina Lane, Simply Collectible

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