Crochet Blanket Sizes + How to Crochet a Simple Blanket

Crochet Blanket Sizes + How to Crochet a Simple Blanket

Crochet blankets are a wonderful project for anyone who loves to crochet! They can be made in a variety of sizes, from small baby blankets to large throws, and they offer endless possibilities for customization. You can choose your own yarn colors and patterns to create a unique blanket that reflects your personal style.

One of the great things about crochet blankets is that they can be made with a variety of yarn weights and hook sizes, so you can choose the right materials to suit your skill level and preferences. Whether you're a beginner looking for a simple project, or an experienced crocheter looking for a challenge, there's a crochet blanket project out there for you. Plus, they make great gifts for friends and loved ones, so you can share your handmade creations with others.


Here are the most common blanket sizes, and their respective dimensions in inches.


To follow along with the pattern, make sure you have measuring tape handy and check your blanket's length and width to make sure you are arriving at the blanket size you want. 

Blanket Size
Dimensions (in inches)
Baby (Square) 40 x 40
Baby (Rectangle) 36 x 60 
Twin 66 x 90
Twin XL 66 x 94
Full/Double 78 x 90
Full XL 80 x 98
Queen 84 x 90
Olympic Queen 66 x 94
King 90 x 108
California King 84 x 108


Here is a basic crochet pattern for a blanket:


Yarn of your choice
Crochet hook of your choice


1) Choose the type and amount of yarn you would like to use for your blanket.

2) Determine the size crochet hook that is appropriate for your yarn.

3) Create a slip knot and place it on your crochet hook.

4) Chain a length of stitches that is equal to the width of your desired blanket.

5) Turn your work and begin working single crochet stitches into each chain stitch until you reach the end of the row.

6) Turn your work and work a single crochet into each single crochet stitch from the previous row.

Repeat step 6 until your blanket reaches the desired length.

Fasten off your yarn and weave in any loose ends.

Your blanket is now complete! This is a very basic pattern and there are many variations and techniques you can use to create a more complex and unique blanket. You can experiment with different stitches, colors, and textures to create a one-of-a-kind piece. Happy crocheting!

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