Skittles Blanket, Rainbow striped and textured crochet blanket in Jewel tones, free crochet pattern by Susan Carlson of Felted Button colorful crochet patterns

Skittles Blanket Free Crochet Pattern

Who wants a sweet rainbow of color springing off your crochet hook? You can do just that with my new free crochet pattern--

Skittles Blanket
Skittles Blanket FREE crochet pattern by Felted Button

It's a party of color, I tell ya! And with fun texture, too. I had someone tell me
that it looks really complicated, but honestly, it is super simple!! The center rows are an easy repeat working only sc and dc (US) combinations. And the border follows a really simple repeat, as well--mostly hdc. I rated the pattern as "Easy" which according to the Craft Yarn Council means "Projects using yarn with basic stitches, repetitive stitch patterns, simple color changes, and simple shaping and finishing." Yep. That's about right. So, I say, give it a try!
Skittles Blanket Free Crochet Pattern by Susan Carlson of Felted Button
I made it with one of my favorite yarns--Scheepjes Colour Crafter
Scheepjes Colour Crafter used in Skittles Blanket free crochet pattern by Susan Carlson of Felted Button
There are lots of reasons why I love working with this yarn, but here are a few:
~with generous 100g center-pull skeins at a very affordable price, they are perfect for blankets and other larger projects
~I'm finding that the DK weight is heavy enough for a bit of warmth, but not too heavy to sit under while working in warmer weather--again, perfect for blankets
~the premium acrylic is easy care, doesn't pill or fuzz, and is super soft--again, ideal for blankets
~have you seen the colors?!!! Again, perfect for blankets--and ME!
So, now that you know why I love this yarn for blankets (and lots of other projects, too), let's gaze at this blanket...

Skittles Blanket Free Crochet Pattern by Susan Carlson of Felted Button
Ahhhh. It makes me happy. 

I have taken the time to write up a PDF printable pattern for you--because I know how much nicer they are to work from--and it has been thoroughly tested for accuracy. You can find the pattern and a bunch of others (free and paid) for download in my LoveCrafts shop here. You can find it on Etsy here for a small fee, too, and every little bit of support helps me continue to blog and provide free patterns. But I've got some more fabulous news...

Skittles Blanket Free Crochet Pattern by Susan Carlson of Felted Button

You can get your hooks into a KIT with all of the yarn needed to make your own Skittles blanket. One click. All the yarn you need to finish this sample blanket. They are available from Wool Warehouse beginning Monday, April 4. So follow the link above and snag your kit. Let's get Skittling!

I've got sooooo many projects in the works right now--last count 7. Some are nearly ready--some are in the early stages. So stay in the "Button" loop with me on Facebook here, or Instagram (@FeltedButton). Or sign up for my newsletter at the top of the sidebar and don't miss out on my colorful (sometimes crazy) happenings.

| On the Board | -- Of this be sure: You do not find the happy life. You make it. 
                                                              ~Thomas S. Monson

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