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Simple Textured Crochet Blanket – Free Pattern

Learn how to crochet a beginner-friendly textured crochet blanket with this free pattern. This eye-catching crochet blanket is made using basic crochet stitches and Lion Brand comfy cotton yarn.

It’s simple, cozy, and perfect all year round! Get ready to add this gorgeous textured blanket with fringe to your home.

You can find the free crochet blanket pattern by scrolling down or you can purchase an ad-free, printable PDF pattern here.

textured cotton crochet throw with tassels on white bed

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Textured Crochet Blanket

My latest design and free pattern on the blog is this beautiful cotton textured crochet blanket. It’s simple and works up in a matter of days.

I worked on this pattern on the way to work and on my breaks. I love how this crochet blanket came out and I’m so happy to be sharing it today with all of you. It’s made using a series of chains, single crochet, and double crochet.

This textured crochet blanket was inspired by the rolling waves on the beach. I love going to the beach, but not every day is the same. You can have one day that’s absolute bliss where the water is calm and you have the perfect little breeze while the sun is out.

Or you can also have those days where it’s cloudy and the water is having a rough day, going in and out at a high speed. I love both of these days because it reminds me that every day is different and you have to cherish each day.

So going back to my blanket design, the first stitch used is the Suzette stitch, this stitch reminds me of the calm waters, while the second stitch (Extended Single Crochet) reminds me of the cloudy days on the beach.

The Suzette stitch creates more of a smoother fabric, while the extended single crochet stitch, creates more of a bumpy texture. But by putting these together, you get a really cool textured-looking crochet blanket.

a large textured crochet blanket made from lion brand comfy cotton yarn in the color chai latte

The Perfect Sampler Crochet Blanket

One thing that I love about this crochet blanket is that it reminds me of a sampler crochet blanket. Since your using different stitches, it really allows you to get good at two different stitches. By the end of this crochet blanket, you’ll know these two stitches by heart!

It’s also great for crochet beginners to learn two different stitches!

I just adore this design, so much so, that I created a free crochet dishcloth pattern based on this design. I even made a step-by-step video tutorial, so you could totally use that pattern to make this one.

The two stitches that you’ll be using for this pattern is the Suzette Stitch and a variation of the Extended Single Crochet Stitch. So you’ll need to know how to make a chain, single crochet, and double crochet, pretty easy right?

I’ve also included a stitch glossary down in the pattern if you need a refresher on how to make these or you can always check out the Jewels and Jones YouTube Channel on how to make these stitches.

side angle of a cotton crochet blanket with the suzette stitch and picot crochet stitch on a white background

The Yarn You’ll Use for Your Simple Crochet Blanket

This crochet blanket is made with 4 balls of Lion Brand Comfy Cotton Yarn in the color Chai Latte. Lion Brand Comfy Cotton yarn is a lightweight number 3 yarn and comes in 12 different colors.

My 3 favorite colors are Chai Latte, Cool Night, and Driftwood. What’s your favorite color in this yarn line?

I’ve used this yarn in the past for my slouchy crochet beanie pattern and I loved working with it. So when it came time to pick a yarn out for this project, I knew that I wanted to work with this yarn again.

Plus, there’s a lot of yardage in one ball, so fewer ends to weave in! Have you worked with this yarn before?

a beginner crochet blanket that is made with cotton yarn

How long does it take to crochet a blanket?

The time it takes to crochet a blanket depends on your speed. It also depends on what type of blanket pattern you’re making and what type of yarn you’re using.

I crochet this blanket on my way to work and during my lunch breaks, so it took me a couple of weeks. But if you work on it consistently, you can probably get this done within a week. Ultimately though, enjoy the process and have fun!

How to add fringe to your crochet blanket?

Adding fringe to a blanket is really easy and only requires a few steps. For this textured crochet blanket, you will need a total of 146 pieces of yarn. You will be adding 73 pieces of fringe on both sides of the blanket.

First, you need to cut the required length of yarn and fold the yarn in half. Grab your crochet hook and insert it through the edge of the blanket. Then grab your yarn, and insert it through the blanket with your crochet hook.

Once this is done, make sure that both sides are even and then create a knot. That’s it! All that’s left to do is trim the edges of the fringe.

Other Easy Crochet Blanket Patterns You Might Like?

4 different pictures of free crochet blanket patterns

Here’s a quick list of some of my favorite free crochet patterns here on the blog, the Shell Stitch Baby Blanket, the Cozy Cotton Throw, the Modern Striped Baby Blanket, and the Circle of Friends Granny Square Blanket.

  1. Shell Stitch Baby Blanket
  2. Cozy Cotton Crochet Throw
  3. Modern Striped Crochet Blanket
  4. Circle of Friends Crochet Granny Square Blanket

So let’s get started with this easy beginner-approved crochet blanket!

a free textured cotton crochet blanket pattern with fringe

Simple Textured Crochet Blanket Pattern


Cozy, warm, and oh so snuggly! If you’re looking for an eye-caching crochet blanket with lots of texture, this free pattern is for you. Inspired by the oceans, this crochet blanket is made up of simple stitches and simple repeats. Perfect for beginners and advanced crocheters looking for a mindless, yet interesting make.

  • Purchase an ad-free, printable, PDF pattern HERE.
  • Add this pattern to your Ravelry queue HERE.


  • 4 balls of Lion Brand Comfy Cotton Yarn in the color Chai Latte (Weight 3/7oz, 392 yds), a total of 1,568 yards or you can use another lightweight number 3 yarn.
  • 1 extra ball of Lion Brand Comfy Cotton Yarn for the fringe part of the blanket.
  • 6.0 mm (J) Crochet Hook.
  • Stitch markers (optional).
  • Darning Needle.
  • Scissors.


14 stitches x 18 rows = 4″ inch square in single crochet.

12 stitches x 6 rows = 4″ inch square in double crochet.


ch – chain: Yarn over, pull through loop on hook.

sc – single crochet: Insert hook into stitch, yarn over and pull through, yarn over and pull through last two loops on hook.

dc – double crochet: Yarn over, insert hook into stitch and pull through, yarn over and pull through first two loops on hook, yarn over and pull through last two loops on hook.

eesc – extended single crochet: Insert hook in next stitch and pull up a loop, chain 2, yarn over, pull through both loops on hook.

sts – stitch

Size of Blanket:

45″ x 45″ inches

Note: If you would like to change the size of your blanket, all you have to do is adjust the foundation chain. The multiple for the stitch pattern used is 2.

Pattern Notes:

  • Pattern written in U.S. Terms.
  • The pattern is made by alternating between two sections. You’ll first start by making the suzette stitch and then you’ll make the extended single crochet stitch.
  • Ch 1 does not count as a stitch.
  • The last part of the pattern is to add the fringe. The fringe on the blanket is optional. If you choose to add the fringe, you will need an extra ball of yarn.
  • Total stitches for row are indicated between ( ).


ch 144

Row 1: In second ch from hook, (1sc,1dc) in same chain. Skip next ch, *(1sc,1dc) in next ch, skip 1 ch. Repeat from * till last two ch. skip next ch, sc in last ch. (143)

Row 2: ch 1, turn, (1sc, 1dc) in first stitch, skip one st. *(1sc,1dc) in next st, skip one st. Repeat from * till last two st. skip next st, sc in last st. (143)

Row 3 – Row 12: Repeat row 2

Row 13: Ch 1, turn, sc in first stitch and across.

Row 14: Ch 1, turn, sc in first stitch and across.

Row 15: Ch 1, turn, *sc in first stitch, eesc in next stitch. Repeat from * till last two stitches, eesc in next stitch, sc in last stitch.

Row 16: Ch 1, turn, sc in first stitch and across.

Row 17: Ch 1, turn, sc in next two stitches, eesc in next stitch. * sc in next stitch, eesc in next stitch. Repeat from * till last two stitches. Sc in last two stitches.

Row 18: Ch 1, turn, sc in first stitch and across.

Row 19: Repeat row 15

Row 20: Repeat row 16

Row 21: Repeat row 17

Row 22: Repeat row 18

Row 23-33: Repeat row 2

Row 34-42: Repeat row 14-22

Row 43-54: Repeat row 2

Row 55-63: Repeat row 14-22

Row 64-75: Repeat row 2

Row 76-84: Repeat row 14-22

Row 85-96: Repeat row 2

Row 97-105: Repeat row 14-22

Row 106-117: Repeat row 2

Finish off and weave in ends.

Adding Fringe to Your Textured Crochet Throw

You will need to cut a total of 146 strands of yarn (73 strands for each side).

Materials you will need for this part of the blanket: medium size book, pair of scissors, and 1 ball of Lion Brand Comfy Cotton Yarn in the color Chai Latte.

Step 1: With your book in hand, wrap your yarn 4 times around the book.

Step 2: Cut your yarn at the bottom and take it off the book.

Step 3: Insert your crochet hook at the bottom left hand side of your blanket. Grab the yarn and insert it through the bottom loop with the crochet hook.

Step 4: Use your fingers to insert the end of the string into the loop and pull through.

Continue to repeat steps 1-4 for the rest of the blanket.

Once you have finished adding your fringe to both sides of the blanket, you’re finished!

I hope you enjoyed making this textured crochet blanket pattern. Let me know in the comments below which stitch was your favorite to crochet for this blanket.

A large crochet throw with textures stitches.
textured cotton crochet throw with tassels on white bed


Wednesday 28th of February 2024

Made this for a girl graduating high school this year. Used the suggested yarn in same color and it was a dream to work with, I’m so sorry it’s been discontinued. I used a triple crochet instead of the eesc, I felt it gave it more texture. I only did two textured sections at each end. Did a slip stitch fringe at each end which I think really added to the boho look of the blanket. It is really soft and beautiful. Thanks for such a pretty pattern!


Monday 4th of March 2024

You're welcome! I'm so glad you enjoyed making the pattern.😊 I love the modifications you made to the blanket, all have to try a treble crochet next time. Slip stitch fringes are the best. I love adding them to my projects too! I know right, I'm so sad the yarn has been discontinued. It such a lovely yarn to work with. Luckily though, some sellers are still selling it on Etsy.

Gail Burns

Saturday 29th of July 2023

Should the bubble stitch rows all end up on the same side of the blanket or do the 10 rows alternate?


Sunday 30th of July 2023

Hi Gail, I just sent you an email. 😊

gail burns

Wednesday 19th of July 2023

This pattern is for 45 x 45" but I would like to make it 55 or 60 square. For this particular pattern how many additional starting stitches? Are they in multiples of a certain number for the pattern?


Friday 21st of July 2023

Hi there, the multiple for the stitches used in the pattern is 2. So you can make it however long you would like as long as you follow the multiple in the pattern. 😊

gail burns

Wednesday 19th of July 2023

I have ordered this pattern and have decided on Lions Brand cotton yarn I have adjusted the gauge by decreasing my hook to 4mm My question is I used a SC foundation row in combination with chain as was reccommended on many blogs. Does this type of foundation row count as 1 or 2 when doing a swatch to measure gauge?


Friday 21st of July 2023

Hi there, I don't believe it counts as 1 or 2. I would count the stitches when you make the stitch used for the pattern, this way it comes out accurately. So once you have made your foundation row (1 and 2) the rows after that I would count. 😊


Friday 12th of May 2023

Thank you for sharing this pattern! I used the yarn and color recommended and absolutely love the result. I extended the blanket to be approximately 5 feet long, and I ended up using 5 1/2 balls for the body (I haven't put fringe on yet, but I have another ball for that). I had so much fun with this project, that I am a bit sad to be done with it. Maybe I'll make another in a different color!


Sunday 14th of May 2023

You're welcome! I'm so glad you enjoyed making it. It's one of my favorite patterns. I love the repeats of the different stitches, makes it interesting. I have to make another one soon too! I'm thinking about doing it in one color. 😊