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Tunisian Crochet Honeycomb Stitch Blanket – Free Pattern

Grab your Tunisian crochet hooks and get ready to snuggle up with the honeycomb stitch throw! This free Tunisian crochet blanket pattern is cozy, warm, and perfect to have out all year round.

Pair it with this cute chunky pillow, and you’ve got yourself the coziest set!

This Tunisian crochet blanket is made using only 2 stitches, and bulky weight yarn. You can find the free pattern + guided video tutorial down below or continue to read through the inspiration behind my latest design.

a dark blue Tunisian crochet blanket draped over a ladder with a belly basket on the ground.

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Free Tunisian Crochet Blanket Pattern

My latest free crochet pattern is the Tunisian honeycomb stitch throw. It’s cozy, simple, and perfect to have out all year round. Snuggle up with it during the evenings or use it as a comfort blanket in the mornings while sipping on your tea (or coffee).

This easy Tunisian crochet blanket pattern is made using only 2 stitches and bulky weight yarn. It’s the perfect pattern for adventurous beginners who want to dip their toes in the Tunisian crochet world. There’s also a guided video tutorial to help you along the way.

If you’re completely new to this type of crochet, I would recommend checking out this free Tunisian crochet kitchen towel pattern as it’s a perfect intro to Tunisian crochet. It’s also a nice small quick project!

A folded crochet blanket on a bed with a white cover.

A Tunisian Crochet Blanket for Beginners

One thing that I love about this Tunisian crochet pattern is that it’s a very simple pattern to make. It may look complicated, but I promise you it’s not. It’s just a simple repeat of two stitches that alternate in one row.

Sounds pretty easy right? So once you’ve made your first row, then all you have to do for the second row is alternate between a Tunisian simple stitch and a Tunisian purl stitch. Then the following row is made by working a Tunisian purl stitch first and then a Tunisian simple stitch.

After that, it just becomes a simple repeat of rows 2 and 3. So to crochet a Tunisian simple stitch, you want to insert your hook into a vertical bar, yarn over, and pull through and for a Tunisian purl stitch, you want to first wrap your yarn in front, insert your hook into the vertical bar, wrap your yarn behind the hook, and then pull through.

That’s it for these stitches!

A folded blue crochet blanket in a belly basket.

The Yarn You’ll Use for This Cozy Throw

For this Tunisian crochet blanket, you will need 4 balls of Lion Brand Re-Spun Thick & Quick Yarn in the color Night Sky.

I absolutely loved working with this yarn and highly recommend it for this project. It’s a super bulky weight yarn that’s made from 100% recycled polyester yarn. It’s a very soft yarn with a great stitch definition.

Plus, it comes in 18 different colors. My favorites are Sepia Rose, which is what I used in my Chunky Crochet Blanket Pattern and I also love Hazelwood. What are your favorite colors in this yarn line?

If you wanted to substitute this yarn or simply can’t get a hold of it, I would recommend Lion Brand Thick & Quick yarn, it’s a bit thicker and made of a wool blend, but it would definitely work for this pattern.

An up close look at the Tunisian crochet Honeycomb stitch blanket in the color dark blue.

Other Crochet Blankets You Might Like

Interested in making some other crochet blankets for your home? If so, then check out these pretty throws.

Image shows 3 pictures of crochet blanket pattern that you can make.

Starting from left to right, the chunky crochet blanket, the crochet heirloom baby blanket, and the easy one-stitch repeat throw.

An image that you can pin of how to make your own throw blanket.

Description:

Learn how to crochet an easy Tunisian crochet blanket with this free crochet pattern. The Honeycomb Stitch Throw is cozy, warm, and totally beginner-friendly. It’s a great throw blanket to have out all year round!

This Tunisian crochet pattern is made using only two stitches, the simple stitch, and the purl stitch.

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

Materials:

Gauge:

4 stitches x 5 rows = 4″ inch square in Tunisian Honeycomb Stitch.

Abbreviations:

FwP – forward pass

RetP – return pass

Lts – last tunisian stitch

Tss – tunisian simple stitch

Tps – tunisian purl stitch

Size of Blanket:

42″ inches x 44″ inches.

Pattern Notes:

  • Tunisian Crochet Pattern written in U.S Terms.
  • “R” stands for row in the pattern.

Pattern

ch 81

R1: FwP, draw up loop in 2nd chain from hook and in each chain across, RetP, yarn over, pull through first loop on hook. * yarn over, pull through next 2 loops, repeat from * till the end of the row (80 loops on the hook).

Image shows how to work in the back bumps of a Tunisian chain.
Image shows how to make a return pass in Tunisian crochet.

R2: Skip first vertical bar, (Tss 1, Tps 1) across row to last stitch, Lts, RetP.

You want to alternate between the Tunisian simple stitch and the Tunisian purl stitch. Continue to do this till the end of the row (take a look at the photo down below to help identify what each stitch looks like).

Image shows what a Tunisian honeycomb stitch looks like with bulky weight yarn.

R3: Skip first vertical bar, (Tps 1, Tss 1) across row to last stitch, Lts, RetP.

Like row 2, you are going to alternate between stitches, except row 3 starts with the Tunisian purl stitch first, and then the Tunisian simple stitch.

Repeat rows 2 and 3 until the blanket measures 44″ inches or you’ve completed a total of 80 rows.

Last row: Tunisian slip stitch across row, alternating between a simple stitch and a purl stitch. The step-by-step photos down below show how to make a Tunisian slip stitch.

6 photos showing step-by-step how to crochet a Tunisian slip stitch.

Fasten off, break yarn and weave in all ends.

You’re finished with your honeycomb stitch throw blanket!

I hope you enjoyed making this crochet blanket and don’t forget to share it with me on Instagram, Facebook, or Pinterest. I would love to see it!

a bulky weight throw draped over a decorative ladder.

Carolyn Beckett

Thursday 22nd of September 2022

I've just discovered your Tunisian crochet tutorial and thoroughly enjoyed it. Can you please tell me what make is the beautiful crochet hook you used. What size hook would I need for UK Aran weight yarn. I live in UK . Thanks Carolyn Beckett

Nicky

Monday 26th of September 2022

Hi there, thank you so much! So I purchased my Tunisian crochet hook from Wecrochet.com . I think the hook used in the tutorial should work for an aran weight, but you could always go up by one size. In Tunisian crochet, it's best to use a larger hook, to prevent the work from curling. So if you notice your work curling when making a swatch, go up by one size. Wecrochet has a great selection of hooks! 😊