Bits and Bobs Blanket

Hello crafters!

I have yet another blanket tutorial to share with you! This one is so quick and easy and it has a super cool effect when it is finished. It is full of little bobbles that make a really nice texture hence the name bits and bobs!

I made this crochet blanket into a baby blanket size because I am hoping to sell some baby blankets at a craft fair but honestly this would be a great blanket for anyone and I am seriously considering making a second one in couch snuggling size for myself.

Any weight 3 yarn would be great for this project but I can’t get enough of Loops and Threads Snuggly Wuggly yarn. It is so soft and easy to work with and it comes in awesome colours. I also noticed that they have come out with some “dip dye” ones that basically look like tie dye! So those would be extra cool to use as well 🙂


  • 4mm crochet hook
  • Loops & Threads Snuggly Wuggly in “Dark Turquoise”
  • Loop & Threads Snuggly Wuggly in “Soft Cream”

I used three balls of each colour to create my blanket which came out to 38″ squared (a large baby blanket size) although I did have some leftover yarn. If you wanted to make a smaller baby blanket you would probably get away with 2 balls of each colour.

You can use this pattern to make whatever size blanket you would like so buy your yarn accordingly!

Stitches you will need to know

  • double crochet (dc)
  • single crochet (sc)
  • 3 double crochet cluster (3dcCluster) *explained below
  • crab stitch (check out this tutorial to see how that is done)


3 Double Crochet Cluster Stitch:

“YO insert hook into stitch, pull up a loop.” Repeat “” until you have 4 loops on your hook. YO and pull through all 4 loops. ***Note that the first cluster stitch of each row will only have 3 loops to pull through because it starts with a chain 2***

  1. (BLUE) Chain 150 + 2 stitches. Double crochet in 3rd stitch from hook. Double crochet in each stitch across.
  2. (BLUE) Chain 2. Double crochet in each stitch across.
  3. (WHITE) Chain 2. YO insert hook into next stitch. Pull up a loop. YO insert hook into same stitch. Pull up a loop. YO pull through all 3 loops on hook. *This counts as your first 3dcCluster. Single crochet in next stitch. “3dcCluster in next stitch. Single crochet in next stitch” Repeat from ” to ” until end of row.
  4. (BLUE) Chain 2. Double crochet in each stitch across.
  5. to 100. Repeat rows 3 and 4.

101. (BLUE) Chain 2. Double crochet across.

102. (BLUE) Chain 2. Double crochet across.

crochet blanket


You could just leave your blanket as it is after row 102 but I always think a crochet blanket looks best with some sort of border. My go-to finishing border is Crab Stitch, especially for baby blankets, because it is a clean finish that doesn’t take long to do. Crab stitch is basically single crochet that is worked left to right instead of right to left. You can head over to my crochet edgings tutorial to see a more in-depth tutorial on crab stitch or you can use any one of the other edgings that I have posted there.

crochet blanket

Another thing I would recommend you do to finish your crochet blanket is to block it out so that your edges are all nice and smooth. I usually just throw the finished blanket in the washer with the next load of laundry and block it out after that while it is still damp.

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial and are well on your way to making your Bits and Bobs crochet blanket !

crochet blanket

Please comment below if you are having trouble with any part of this tutorial or if you just want to leave a comment that would be lovely as well 🙂

Happy crafting!



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