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Updated April 26, 2024

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The crochet patchwork blanket has been designed to help you learn new stitches whilst creating a project to show off your new skills. Made up of 30 different stitches ranging from beginner to advanced with assisting tutorials. The ebook gives you all the details to make your samples a consistent size that can then be joined to make a blanket. This project also makes a great yarn stash buster giving you the versatility to play around with the colours and layout. To get your pattern click here.

Patchwork Blanket
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Inspiration

When we moved into the studios at the start of 2022 we had the mammoth task of sorting out all of my crochet samples from over the years. Although it was a huge task we soon realised that we couldn’t do anything with any of the samples because they were all different shapes and sizes.  

The team started a stitch inventory and we decided to have one of each sample made in the same dimensions, initially this was for aesthetic purposes so we could use them on social media and the website. However as they started to build up in the ‘thinking room’ I had the idea of joining a selection to make a patchwork blanket.

Materials Needed

Yarn approx 1514g

Darning Needle

Scissors

Hook: 4mm

pattern notes

Pattern is written in UK terms.

Please note the videos attached to the pattern are assisting tutorials.

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Yarn Details

When it comes to picking colours for my projects I’m often drawn to pastels, I have deviated over the years and experimented with a range of colours but I’m always pulled back towards pastels which has now become a signature colour pallet for Bella Coco! The team and I were looking back at how Bella Coco started to where it is now, going through the mound of pastel yarn, projects and swatches from over the years we reminisced and wanted to have the archive of stitches and samples in what I refer to as true Bella Coco colours. I love that this blanket is completely customisable so get creative with your colour pallets!

I’ll leave alternative yarn below.

Bella Coco Stitch Tutorial Samples

I have used Paintbox Cotton DK (8-ply/light worsted) in colours Blush Pink, Sea Foam, Pistachio Green, Vanilla Cream & Stormy Grey.

Paintbox Cotton DK
Patchwork Blanket

Alternative Yarn Suggestions

If you’d like to use an alternative yarn in the same/similar colours I suggest using Paint Box Simply DK the are very similar however they are a slightly different shade.

Paint Box Simply DK
Example swatch in two different yarns

Another alternative is Style Craft Special DK in similar colours.

Style Craft Special DK

choosing yarn colours

Colour Inspiration: Bella Coco Pastels

I always love to see your makes so if you try any of my patterns or follow my stitch tutorials please tag me @bellacococrochet or use the #bellacococrochet

 
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22 Comments

  • Fern Gillian
    October 19, 2022 at 9:35 am

    How do I download the pattern. I can’t find the link for the patch work blanket.

    Reply
    • BellaCocoTeam
      October 19, 2022 at 10:39 am

      Hi Fern when you received your confirmation invoice you should click where it says ‘access my purchase’ at the bottom of the invoice to download it to whichever platform/device you wish 🙂

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  • Lynda Bray
    October 19, 2022 at 11:08 am

    Hi, I have lots of stylecraft special DK yarn but not enough of the same colour. Do you think it would look ok with more colours? I was thinking if they all went well together then it would work and placement could be worked out after they were all completed.

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    • BellaCocoTeam
      October 20, 2022 at 10:46 am

      Hi Lynda you can customise your blanket with whichever colours you wish, let me know what you decide to do and send me a photo 🙂

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  • Jillian
    October 19, 2022 at 8:24 pm

    Hi, where is the link to purchase the pattern?
    Thanks

    Reply
    • BellaCocoTeam
      October 20, 2022 at 10:47 am

      Hi Jillian when you received your confirmation invoice you should have clicked where it says ‘access my purchase’ at the bottom of the invoice to download it to whichever platform/device you wish 🙂

      Reply
  • Fiona
    October 19, 2022 at 10:30 pm

    Hi I have tried to download the pattern too I have ended up buying ‘How to Crochet – a handy reference guide’ as this was the only link to an ebook I could find on this page. As far as I can see if does not have the pattern in for the patchwork blanket…. and I already know how to Crochet Every link I click takes me back to this page and I cannot find the right ebook. Can you please help/guide me to the right link?

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    • BellaCocoTeam
      October 20, 2022 at 11:13 am

      Hi Fiona I am sorry that you have got confused, you can use this link to purchase the patchwork blanket e-book :- https://bit.ly/patchworkblanket 🙂

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  • Pamela Dowsett
    October 20, 2022 at 5:54 am

    I only have the £8 reference guide – I cannot find how to buy the e book for the the blanket

    Reply
    • BellaCocoTeam
      October 20, 2022 at 11:11 am

      Hi Pamela I am sorry that you got confused, this is the link you can use to purchase the patchwork blanket e-book :- https://bit.ly/patchworkblanket 🙂

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  • Tina Johnstone
    October 22, 2022 at 9:39 pm

    Hi there,
    I purchased the early bird patchwork blanket pattern and saved it to kindle. I can’t get the links to the tutorials to work. When I click on them nothing happens.
    Please can you tell me where to find the tutorials?
    Thank you

    Reply
    • BellaCocoTeam
      October 25, 2022 at 8:33 am

      Hi Tina The tutorials take you to the youtube tutorials so I am presuming that this will not work on your Kindle. Please also be aware that the they are only assisted tutorials 🙂

      Reply
  • Leisa thrippleton
    October 27, 2022 at 10:48 am

    I have purchased this but I have not received anything to download please
    Thank you

    Reply
    • BellaCocoTeam
      October 27, 2022 at 1:49 pm

      Hi Leisa I have found your order and advise that the reason you have not received your download is that you have put your e-mail address as thecrochethut@outliok.com (copied) are you happy for me to correct this to outlook.com and re-send the invoice? If so can you please confirm this for me to help@blog.bellacococrochet.com 🙂

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  • mauger1970
    November 3, 2022 at 5:29 pm

    Hi i bought the ebook downloaded it then my phone went and deleted all my emails 🙁 so i no longer have it, looks like i may h r to purchase again
    Michelle

    Reply
    • BellaCocoTeam
      November 3, 2022 at 8:02 pm

      Can you please confirm the date you purchased it along with your name and the e-mail address that you used to help@blog.bellacococrochet.com so that I can look into this for you 🙂

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  • Mary
    April 7, 2023 at 3:22 am

    Do you have left handed video support for this pattern?

    Reply
    • BellaCocoTeam
      April 20, 2023 at 1:53 pm

      Hi Mary most of the assisted tutorials have a left handed version 🙂

      Reply
  • Jo
    July 3, 2023 at 6:32 am

    Hi, I’ve started making the squares for this blanket but having problem with tension in the different stitches… I’ve tried the almond stitch (too small) and the feather stitch (too big)! Do you have any advice, should I do a small sample of each first. I’m not a very experienced crocheter… have made a bit of amigurumi. Thanks

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    • BellaCocoTeam
      July 26, 2023 at 3:37 pm

      Hi Jo we all crochet using different tension so it can be difficult to get each square to match the size in the pattern exactly; I would first of all double check that your tension matches the gauge in the pattern (and adjust your hook size if needed) but you will also find that blocking your squares will make a big difference. If you’ve used acrylic yarn you will need to steam block them by stretching them out and pinning them into shape, and then use an iron to carefully blast steam at them

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  • Duranda
    September 21, 2023 at 8:58 am

    Good day, I havent received my patchwork blaket yet.
    please email the pattern that I can start crochet this beautiful blanket

    Reply
    • BellaCocoTeam
      October 25, 2023 at 11:13 am

      Hi Duranda

      I apologise for the very late reply, this message got missed for some reason. Can you confirm if you have now received your Invoice for the Patchwork Blanket? If you have not can you please send a message to help@bellacococrochet.com and this will be addressed immediately 🙂

      Reply

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