Wavelength Crochet Blanket

The blanket that won’t take months to finish.

Skill Level | Intermediate
Finished Size | 58″ wide; 70″ long

When you need a blanket fast but you don’t want to compromise on style or comfort, give our wavelength crochet blanket a try!

Introduction

About this Pattern


If you’re looking for a blanket that doesn’t take months to complete, you’re in the right place. We use Bernat blanket yarn in our wavelength crochet blanket to not only work up fast but make a blanket your family will love to snuggle with.

With this project you’ll get to practice the wavelength crochet stitch, a reversible stitch that’s a great choice for all sorts of projects. Customize the color palette to your liking. Use only two colors for a more simple look or four colors for some variety.

Before you begin, review this page entirely so you understand the full scope of the project. We prepared a list of recommended supplies and abbreviations you’ll need to get started and as well as written instructions to walk you through our wavelength crochet blanket step-by-step.

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getting started

Recommended Supplies


  • Approx 2,420 yds; Bernat Blanket Yarn
  • Color A – Vintage White; 880 yds
  • Color B – Sand; 660 yds
  • Color C – Country Blue; 440 yds
  • Color D – Pumpkin Spice; 440 yds
  • 8 mm Crochet Hook
  • Yarn Needle
  • Scissors

FAQ: Can I use a different yarn?
Sure, as long as it is in the same weight category. Check your gauge to make sure this substitution won’t effect the sizing and keep in mind the recommended amount will likely be inaccurate.

Additional Resources: Ultimate Guide to Yarn Weight

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pattern details

Abbreviations


This pattern is written using standard US crochet terminology.

  • Ch Chain
  • Dc Double Crochet
  • Hdc Half Double Crochet
  • Hk Hook
  • Rem Remaining
  • Rep Repeat
  • RS Right Side
  • Sc Single Crochet
  • St(s) Stitch(es)
  • Tc Treble Crochet
  • WS Wrong Side
Finished Size

58″ wide; 70″ long
(unblocked)

Gauge

9 sts x 6 rows = 4″
(stitch pattern)

The wavelength stitch can be worked in a single color, however, for the design to really pop, we recommend using two colors or more. The instructions indicate where to break one color and join another.

Additional Notes: Chain one at the beginning of indicated rows does not count as a stitch. Chain four at the beginning of indicated rows counts as a treble crochet stitch.

the pattern

Written Instructions


Row 1 (RS): With color A, Ch 128. 1 sc in the 2nd ch from hk and in each rem ch. Break color A. Join color B in last st. Ch 1 and turn.

Row 2 (WS): 1 sc in first 2 sts, *1 hdc in next 2 sts. 1 dc in next 2 sts. 1 tc in next 3 st. 1 dc in next 2 sts. 1 hdc in next 2 sts. 1 sc in next 3 sts. Rep from * to end of row. Break color B and join A in last st. Ch 1 and turn.

Row 3: 1 sc in same st as ch 1. 1 sc in each rem st. Break color A and join color C in last st. Ch 3 and turn.

Row 4: Ch 4. 1 tc in next st. *1 dc in next 2 sts. 1 hdc in next 2 sts. 1 sc in next 3 sts. 1 hdc in next 2 sts. 1 dc in next 2 sts. 1 tc in next 3 sts. Rep from * to last 11 sts. 1 dc in next 2 sts. 1 hdc in next 2 sts. 1 sc in next 3 sts. 1 hdc in next 2 sts. 1 dc in next 2 sts. 1 tc in last 2 sts. Break color C and join color A in last st. Ch 1 and turn.

Row 5: 1 sc in same st as ch 1. 1 sc in each rem st. Break color A and join color C in last st. Ch 3 and turn.

Repeat: Rep rows 2 through 5 following the stripe pattern repeat until work measures 70″ from starting edge.

Stripe Pattern Repeat
  • 1 row color A
  • 1 row color B
  • 1 row color A
  • 1 row color C
  • 1 row color A
  • 1 row color D
Border & Finishing

Round 1: Break color D and join color A in last st of last row (when blanket measures 70″). Ch 1. 3 sc in same st as ch 1. 1 sc in each st to last. 3 sc in last st. Rotate blanket and evenly space 136 sc along edge. Rotate blanket and make 3 sc in first st. 1 sc in each st to last. 3 sc in last st. Rotate blanket and evenly space 136 sc along edge. Join with a slst to first sc.

Fasten off and weave in ends.


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