Runa C2C Blanket

Bring coziness and comfort to your home with this boho kilim-style blanket inspired by the traditional weaving designs of the American southwest and vintage Turkish rugs. This 9-color, corner-to-corner block stitch blanket is made from 6 smaller easy-to-hook rectangles that are sewn together using the yarn tails.  A single crochet border and triple-layered tassels complete the bohemian look.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Size: 45” wide x 66” tall

Gauge: 4.5 blocks = 4” [10 cm] in C2C block stitch

Materials

Yarn: Red Heart Hygge (70% Acrylic, 30% Nylon; 132 yards [121 meters]/141 grams): 8339 Cloud (MC, 3 balls), 8631 Aloe (CC1, 3 balls), 8381 Indigo (CC2, 3 balls), 8633 Forest (CC3, 2 balls), 8656 Teal (CC4, 2 balls), 8369 Latte (CC5, 2 balls), 8319 Rust (CC6, 3 balls), 8334 Almond (CC7, 2 balls), 8776 Plum Candy (CC8, 4 balls)

Hook: US size K/10½ (6.5 mm)

Notions: Tapestry needle

Abbreviations

Reverse sc:  reverse single crochet.

Special Stitches

Reverse sc: Insert hook in st to the right, yo, pull through st, yo, pull through both lps on hook.

Pattern Notes

The blanket is made in 6 rectangular pieces: 4 Lower Rectangles and 2 Upper Rectangles.  Leave 12” / [30.5 cm] tails when joining and cutting yarn. The yarn tails are used to sew the Rectangles together into one large blanket according the Full Blanket Chart.

The Border and Tassels are added after the Rectangles are joined.

Pattern

Lower Rectangles (Make 4)

With MC, ch 6.
Row 1: Dc in 4th ch from hook and in next 2 ch. (1 block of 4 dc made)

Row 2: Ch 6, dc in 4th ch from hook and in next 2 ch, flip the block from Row 1 over and join with sl st in ch-3 sp with CC1, ch 3, 3 dc in ch-sp. (2 blocks of 4 dc made)

Rows 3-24: Ch 6, dc in 4th ch from hook and in next 2 ch, *sl st in ch-3 sp of next block, ch 3, 3 dc in ch-sp, changing colors as directed in Lower Rectangle Chart; rep from * across.  (24 blocks made after Row 24)

Row 25: Sl st in each of the 2 ch that form the side of the last block of the previous row, sl st in ch-3 sp, *ch 3, 3 dc in ch-3 sp, sl st to next block; rep from * across. (25 blocks made)

Row 26: As Row 3. (26 blocks made)

Rows 27-50: As Row 25. (decrease 1 block each row)

Fasten off.

Upper Rectangles (Make 2)

With MC, ch 6.
Row 1: Dc in 4th ch from hook and in next 2 ch. (1 block of 4 dc made)

Row 2: Ch 6, dc in 4th ch from hook and next in 2 ch, flip the block from Row 1 over and join with sl st in ch-3 sp with CC1, ch 3, 3 dc in ch sp. (2 blocks of 4 dc made)

Rows 3-26: Ch 6, dc in 4th ch from hook and in next 2 ch, *sl st in ch-3 sp of next block, ch 3, 3 dc in ch-sp, changing colors as directed in Upper Rectangle Chart; rep from * across. (26 blocks made after Row 26)

Rows 27-51: Sl st in each of the 2 ch that form the side of the last block of the previous row, sl st in ch-3 sp, *ch 3, 3 dc in ch-3 sp, sl st to next block; rep from * across.

Fasten off.

Tassels (Make 4)

Cut 16 20” / [50 cm] pieces of CC4, 16 16” / [40.5 cm] pieces of CC2 and 16 14” / [35.5 cm] pieces of CC8.

Cut a 14” / [35.5 cm] length of CC8 to use as a tie and place it horizontally on a flat surface.

Place the CC4 pieces vertically on top of the tie, then place the CC2 pieces on top of the CC4 pieces, then place the CC8 pieces on top of the CC2 pieces.

Tie the 14” / [35.5 cm] CC8 tie around all pieces to fasten.

Wrap top of tassel with a 24” / [61 cm] length of CC8 to secure.

Trim tassel as desired.

Finishing

Arrange Lower Rectangles and Upper Rectangles according to Full Blanket Chart.

Using the yarn tails to sew, join Rectangles with whip st or mattress st.

Add Border.

Border

Rnd 1: Attach CC8 near a corner with sl st, ch 1, *work 3 sc in edge of block, work 2 sc in edge of next block; rep from * around, join with sl st in first sc.
Rnds 2-5: Ch 2, sc in each st, working 2 sc in each corner st, sl st to first st to join.

Rnd 6: Reverse sc in each st, sl st to first st to join.

Fasten off.

Weave in ends.

Attach tassels to corners of blanket using a tapestry needle and the tassel tie ends.

 

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New free crochet pattern in I Like Crochet magazine’s @ilikecrochet February issue! If you love the look of the Modern Bohemian Blanket but crave a faster C2C corner-to-corner method, this blanket is for you! It’s made in 6 easy squares. Fun triple-layered tassels ???????????? Free pattern: https://www.ilikecrochet.com/magazine/crochet-afghan-patterns/runa-c2c-blanket/. Yarn: @redheartyarns Red Heart Hygge #bohemianblankets #bohemianblanket #prettypeaceful #prettypeacefulpeople #redheartyarn #redhearthygge #c2ccrochet #c2cblanket #bohocrochet #bohemiancrochet #moderncrochet #crochet #crochetersofinstagram #crochet_relax #crochetaddict #hyggeyarn #redheart #redheartyarnpattern #freepattern #freecrochetpattern #ilikecrochet #ilikecrochetmagazine #ravelry #ravelrypattern #kilimcrochet

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Comments
  • This is the most beautiful C2C I have ever seen!!! ???? ???? ????. Thank you for sharing the pattern!! ????

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  • Lesley B.

    Hi,

    This is beautiful. Is there a video tutorial or diagram for the pattern ?

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  • francine

    sorry but i am a little dummy about color can you tell me what color i have take for this pattern

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  • Edith B.

    May I please have the chart for this pattern, I would like very much to give this a go.

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    • Nicola P.

      Hi Edith! The carts are on the right side of the page just below the last photo. Let me know if you have any questions!

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  • Margaret K.

    I do not see the chart for this afghan any where. Please email chart.

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  • Michelle A.

    It calls for 24 balls of Red Heart Hygge which retail for $9.99 each. That’s an expensive blanket if made with that yarn. $240? Yikes! I’m going to break into my stash and see what I can come up with.

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