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Misty Peaks Throw Blanket Free Crochet Pattern

I have a secret to share about this Misty Peaks throw blanket free crochet pattern. Would you believe me if I told you this blanket is made 100% from recycled plastic bottles? Yep. Wrap yourself up in a plastic bottle. MMM.

I bet you’ve never thought of doing that before.

Well, think twice because this throw blanket is SO soft and SO warm. As you may know, I only use eco-friendly and sustainable yarns and I’ve had my eye on the new-ish RE-SPUN yarn from Lion Brand Yarns. It’s made of 100% recycled polyester.

I know… polyester?

I thought so too, and to be completely honest, I’ve tried making a sweater out of the worsted weight yarn of this same line and I did not like it. It just didn’t feel right for a sweater. So, given that first experience I didn’t have super high hopes for the super bulky weight version of it, and I have to say I was VERY pleasantly surprised. For whatever reason, it totally works for a heavy chunky blanket. In fact, it works really well. There are so many beautiful color options that are all in the same pallet so you cannot go wrong with whatever combination excites you the most.

As an added bonus, the entire blanket is made up of turning rows of double crochet and double crochet clusters so it comes together SO quickly. I’ve actually never had a blanket come together so quickly before! So there’s that.

The blanket will turn out beautifully with whatever bulky yarn you choose, but I always encourage you to choose eco-friendly and sustainable yarn; this one is affordable and perfect for this project!

This free pattern is supported by ads on my blog. You can find the full, printable, ad-free pattern of the Misty Peaks Throw Blanket Crochet Pattern with lots of helpful pictures and additional tips on my Etsy shop here!


This blanket turns out to be 50″ x 50″. Gauge is absolutely non-critical, but if you just cannot help it (that’s okay!), the gauge is: 8 stitches x 5 rows of double crochet in each 4″x4″ square.

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Materials you will need:

  • Lion Brand RE-SPUN Thick & Quick
    • Colors & number of balls:
      • Whipped Cream (color A) – x3 (670 yards)
      • Night Sky (color B) – x1 (223 yards)
      • Silver (color C) – x1 (223 yards)
      • Raven (color D) – x1 (223 yards)
  • Crochet Hook Size: 9.00 mm / US M/N
  • Tapestry Needle
  • Stitch Markers
  • Scissors

Abbreviations used in this pattern:

ch – chain
st – stitch
sk – skip
hk – hook
fdc – foundation double crochet
dc – double crochet
inc – increase
[…] – number of stitches in row
(…) x – repeat instructions indicated number of times

The Pattern

Throw Blanket notes:

  • The blanket is crocheted in turning rows
  • Chain 1 and turn at the end of every row; the chain doesn’t count as a stitch. Do not skip any stitches at the start of each row; your first double crochet should be made in the first stitch of the row
  • DO NOT be generous with your yarn tails at the color changes. You will have less than 3 yards left of color A and color C at the end!

Begin with color A

Row 1: fdc 95 [95]

Row 2: dc in each st across

Switch to color B

Row 3: (dc inc in the next st, sk next st) x across, dc in the last st

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Switch to color C

Row 4: dc inc in each gap between the dc clusters created from the previous row x across, dc in the last st (don’t skip the very first gap that is in between the last cluster and the final dc from the previous row)

Row 5-7: Repeat Row 4 with the following color changes: Row 5=color A, Row 6=color D, Row 7=color A

Row 8-11: dc in each st across

Row 12-16: repeat rows 3-7

Row 17-27: dc in each st across with the following row color changes:

Row 17=color A

Row 18-19=color B

Row 20-22=color C

Row 23 = color A

Row 24-26 = color D

Row 27 = color A

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Switch to color C

Row 28: (dc inc in the next st, sk next st) x across, dc in the last st

Switch to color B

Row 29: dc inc in each gap across, dc in the last st

Switch to color A

Row 30: dc in each gap across, dc in the last st

Row 31: dc in each st across

Row 32-62: repeat rows 1-31 IN REVERSE ORDER. For example, Row 32=Row 31, Row 33=Row 30, and so on. Row 62 will be your final row of dc (versus a fdc like row 1). Place 2 dc in the final st to prepare for making the corner of the border. Do not fasten off – you will continue with color A for the border. Place a stitch marker and set your hook aside. Tighten and tidy all color change ends to make a clean, straight edge. Weave in all ends.

Now, all you have to finish up your Misty Peaks Throw Blanket free crochet pattern is the quick double crochet border down the sides (you don’t have to do an additional row of double crochet across the top and bottom).

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Throw Blanket Border:

Row 63: Continuing straight down the side of the blanket, make a border of dc by placing 2 dc in the end of each row. Fasten off at the end of the side (do not continue around the next side where you already have 2 rows of dc in color A).

Rejoin color A on the opposite corner of the blanket in the last dc st. Crochet a border of dc up the side just as with the first. Place an extra dc in the final st. Sl st to the top of the next st. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

And remember, you can always pick up a copy of the printable, ad-free copy of this Misty Peaks Throw Blanket from my Etsy shop here!

I’d love to see your finished blankets. Please tag me on instagram @offthebeatenhook.

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