The Art of Crochet Blankets: Boho Desert

Imagine wrapping the Boho Desert Blanket from The Art of Crochet Blankets around your shoulders on a cool morning, knowing that you created such a free-spirited and thoughtful piece.

Check out all of Rachele Carmona’s uniquely art-inspired crochet blanket collection in The Art of Crochet Blankets. Image © F+W Media, Inc. by George Boe.

Check out all of Rachele Carmona’s uniquely art-inspired crochet blanket collection in The Art of Crochet Blankets. Image © F+W Media, Inc. by George Boe.

Inspired by the peaceful feelings evoked by fabric designer April Rhode’s designs, the Boho Desert Blanket will be sure to send you into creative mode. And don’t let the generous size of this crochet blanket scare you! The stitch-sampler-style design keeps things interesting and lets you enjoy the process just as much as the finished piece!

Image © F+W Media, Inc. by George Boe.

Image © F+W Media, Inc. by George Boe.

Pattern Details

Finished Size
50 x 60” (127 x 152 cm).

Yarn
Aran/Worsted weight (#4 medium).

Shown here: (affiliate link) Wool and the Gang Shiny Happy Cotton (100% pima cotton; 155 yd [142 m]/3½ oz [100 g]): #02 Ivory White (A), 12 balls; #18 Magic Mint (B), 3 balls; #05 Midnight Blue (C), 5 balls; #17 Coral Crush (D), 3 balls; #09 Timberwolf (E), 1 ball; #15 Mellow Yellow (F), 2 balls.

Hooks
US size I-9 (5.5 mm) for all panels and panel borders.
US size H-8 (5 mm) hook for blanket boarder.

Adjust hook size if necessary to achieve gauge.

Notions
Tapestry needle.

Gauge
14 sts and 14 rows = 4” (10 cm) in sc, blocked.

(Featured Image: © F+W Media, Inc. by George Boe.)


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