When I started the Dude Collection I knew I wanted to include a blanket. The Dude Blanket is simple, durable, and not too frilly, just like most guys like things. I used Hobby Lobby’s I Love This Yarn, but any soft worsted weight yarn will be great for this project! This is one of those projects that is mindless and easy to work on when watching TV or chatting with friends. You and the special “dude” in your life will love it!
The Dude Blanket can be made in any color combination you like or make it solid! You can also change the size of the blanket by working in multiples of 2+1.
- 4,130-4,500 yards worsted weight yarn
- I (5.5mm) crochet hook or hook to obtain gauge
- Measuring tape
- Tapestry needle
- 15 sts within the pattern x 11 rows = 4”
- 55” x 65”
Starting chain does not count as first stitch, unless stated otherwise within the pattern.
Color changes in sample are: 10 rows with first color, 5 rows with second color, 10 rows with third color, 5 rows with second color, and repeat.
Change the size of the blanket by working your starting chain in a multiple of 2+1.
Stitches Needed & Abbreviations
hdc- half double crochet
blo- back loop only
*- repeat from
Row 1: hdc in 2nd ch from hook and across. (208)
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, 1 hdc in blo of first st, 1 hdc in both loops of next st, *1 hdc in blo of next st, 1 hdc in both loops of next st*, repeat from * across. (208)
Rows 3- 180: repeat row 2.
Fasten off. Weave in ends.
This pattern is a copyright of Two Brothers Blankets. Please do not copy, share, sell, or alter in any way. You may use the pattern to sell finished items but please link back to this post for pattern credit.
If you love the stitch combo of this blanket check out the Dude Pullover Sweater!