Creating a handmade blanket is a beautiful way to give a loved one something extra special. Whether you’re a crochet novice or an old hand, there’s something satisfying about crafting a unique blanket that will be cherished for years to come. But when it comes to crocheting a blanket without holes, it can be a little tricky to work out which stitches to use.
That’s why in this post, I’ll explain how you can make a crochet blanket without holes, with the yarn and hook of your choice. I will introduce you to some of the best stitches to use for no hole blankets and teach you how you can pick any stitch you want, and any yarn and hook you want, to make a blanket in any size you want to make.
We had a pattern lookup request for some free blankets without holes patterns that use Medium Weight Yarn and you will find them at the end of the post.
I hope this post helps you create a stunning afghan to gift or keep for yourself. So go grab your yarn and crochet hook and let’s get started!
You will find the free blankets without holes patterns after the How to Crochet a Blanket Without Holes section of the post.
How to Crochet a Blanket Without Holes
Choose a stitch pattern that you like that doesn’t have tall stitches, or spaces between the stitches. Some stitches that work really well are:
Stitch Patterns that use combinations of stitches in different heights, like the Lemon Peel Stitch, Herringbone Stitch, Suzette Stitch, Star Stitch, Solid Shell Stitch, Linen Stitch, Close Scallops Stitch, Granule Stitch, Nubbins Stitch, Pretty Pebbles Stitch, Trinity Stitch, Up and Down Stitch, Wattle Stitch.
Linked Stitches: linked double crochet and linked treble crochet stitches are quite pretty and they are easy to crochet once you know how. It is just a tiny little change to where you place your hook that creates the stitch and removes the gap that normally occurs between the stitches.
When you find the stitch you want to use for your blanket, choose the yarn and hook you want to make the blanket with and decide what size you would like to make (here’s a handy size chart in case you aren’t sure).
Then follow these simple instructions:
- Chain to the width blanket you want to make, with your chosen yarn and hook.
- Chain 2 extra inches of chain stitches.
- Follow the directions for the stitch pattern you want to use and work until you reach the final width you want for your blanket (if you want to add an edging you need to decrease the finished width to allow for it). Be sure to complete the last stitch pattern repeat completely, then leave the remaining chains unworked.
- Continue onto Row 2 working the stitch pattern you chose.
- Keep working more rows until your blanket reaches the length you want it to be.
- Remove those extra chain stitches from Row 1 (try this simple method).
- Add a pretty edging to your blanket (here are some great edging patterns).
- Voila! You’ve made your very own blanket without holes, with the yarn you want to use!
Free Patterns for Blankets Without Big Holes
This beautiful blanket was designed by Johanna Lindahl. You will need Worsted Weight Yarn  and a 4.5 mm crochet hook for this project. Johanna used Scheepjes Merino Soft in 2 colors.
Corner-to-Corner Ombre Throw
Carolyn Calderon designed this C2C Throw using Worsted Weight Yarn  and a 6 mm (J) crochet hook. The finished blanket measures 45 inches wide X 55 inches long. This project was made with Red Heart with Love Stripes.
Wavy Squares Throw
Salena Baca designed this Wavy Squares Throw using Worsted Weight Yarn  and a 5 mm (H) crochet hook. The finished blanket measures 48 inches wide X 60 inches long. This project was made with Red Heart wit Love Stripes Yarn.
Gentle Gradient Ripple Blanket
Marie Segares designed the Gentle Gradient Ripple Blanket using Medium Weight Yarn  and a 5.5 mm (I) crochet hook. The finished blanket measures 34.5 inches wide X 48 inches long. This project was made with Red Heart Super Saver Solids.
Grandma’s Textured Lap Blanket
One of my favorite blanket patterns is my Grandma’s Textured Lap Blanket. It is available as a free crochet pattern on my blog and I have a video tutorial available for it too. You can take a quick peek below to decide if this pattern is right for you. It is super easy to crochet and even though it uses a shorter stitch (the trinity stitch), the blanket can be made quite fast!
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