Diagonal Spike Stripes Blanket Crochet Pattern

This modern blanket pattern creates beautiful diagonal stripes for a square blanket.

What You Need

You may always select a different brand yarn for any our projects.



  • Color A – Lion Bran Yarn Cotton-Ease  – Charcoal #152 | 7 skids, 1449 yards
  • Color B -Lion Bran Yarn Cotton-Ease  – Snow #192 | 6 skids,1242 yards
  • Crochet Hook – J 6.00 MM


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Color Abbreviations

  • Color A – Lion Bran Yarn Cotton-Ease  – Charcoal #152
  • Color B -Lion Bran Yarn Cotton-Ease  – Snow #192

Stitch Abbreviations

  • Ch  : Chain Stitch [ how to ]
  • Sc : Single Crochet [ how to ]
  • Dc: Double Crochet [ how to ]
  • Sdc : Spike Double Crochet – aka Long Stitch [ how to ]
  • Dc2tog: Double Crochet Two Together

Stitches in this pattern

Click on any of the below for step by step instructions on how to crochet the required stitch.

  • Ch  : Chain Stitch [ how to ]
  • Sc : Single Crochet [ how to ]
  • Dc: Double Crochet [ how to ]
  • Sdc : Spike Double Crochet – aka Long Stitch [ how to ]
  • Dc2tog: Double Crochet Two Together
  • What you do:

    Diagonal Spike Stripes Blanket Crochet Pattern

    This modern blanket pattern creates beautiful diagonal stripes for a square blanket.

    Increasing Rows:

    Row 1

    1. Using a J 6.00 MM crochet hook Ch 2 of Color A
    2. Sc in the 2nd Ch from hook
    3. Turn.

    Row 2

    1. Ch  1
    2. In first stitch 2 Sc
    3. Sc until 1 stitch remains
    4. 2 Sc in the last stitch
    5. Turn

    Row 3

    1. Change to Color B
      Tip
      If you’re only using two colors, you can save time weaving in ends by not fastening off. However, if you are using more than two colors I suggest fastening off.
    2. Ch  3
    3. In first stitch from hook, dc 2 times
    4. In second stitch from hook, 1 Sdc
    5. In third stitch from hook, 1 dc
    6. Alternate 1 Sdc and 1 dc until 1 stitch remains
    7. In the last stitch, dc 2 times
    8. Turn
    Starting small trianlge

    Starting small triangle

    Row 4

    1. Ch  3
    2. In first stitch from hook, dc 2 times
    3. 1 dc in each stitch until 1 stitch remains
    4. In the last stitch, dc 2 times
    5. Turn

    Row 5

    1. Change to Color A
    2. Ch  3
    3. In first stitch from hook, dc 2 times
    4. In second stitch from hook, 1 Sdc
    5. In third stitch from hook, 1 dc
    6. Alternate 1 Sdc and 1 dc until 1 stitch remains
    7. In the last stitch, dc 2 times
    8. Turn

    Row 6

    1. Ch 3
    2. In first stitch from hook, dc 2 times
    3. 1 dc in each stitch until 1 stitch remains
    4. In the last stitch, dc 2 times
    5. Turn
    Increasing Rows – Creating a triangle that is 1/2 of the final square.

    Increasing Rows – Creating a triangle that is 1/2 of the final square.

    Row 7-35

    1.  Repeat Rows 3 through 6 until the the blanket is 1/2 the size you would like it to be (about 35 rows total).

     

     

    Decreasing Rows:

    Row 36

    1. Change to Color A ]
    2. In the third stitch from hook, 1 Sdc
    3. Skip the 4th stitch, and in the 5th stitch 1 Sdc
    4. In the 5th stitch, 1 dc
    5. In the 6th stitch, 1 Sdc
    6. Alternate 1 dc and 1 Sdc until there are only 4 stitches remaining
    7. Skip the 4th to last stitch, and in the 3rd to last stitch, Sdc
    8. Skip the 2nd to last stitch, and in the last St dc
    9. Turn

    Row 37

    1.  Ch  3
    2. In first stitch from hook, 1 Dc2tog
    3. In the third stitch, 1 Dc2tog
    4. 1 dc in each stitch until 4 stitches remain
    5. In the 4th to last stitch, Dc2tog
    6. In the 2th to last stitch, Dc2tog
    7. Turn

    Row 38

    1. Change to Color B
    2. In the third stitch from hook, 1 Sdc
    3. Skip the 4th stitch, and in the 5th stitch 1 Sdc
    4. In the 5th stitch, 1 dc
    5. In the 6th stitch, 1 Sdc
    6. Alternate 1 dc and 1 Sdc until there are only 4 stitches remaining
    7. Skip the 4th to last stitch, and in the 3rd to last stitch, Sdc
    8. Skip the 2nd to last stitch, and in the last St dc
    9. Turn

    Row 39

    1.  Ch  3
    2. In first stitch from hook, 1 Dc2tog
    3. In the third stitch, 1 Dc2tog
    4. 1 dc in each stitch until 4 stitches remain
    5. In the 4th to last stitch, Dc2tog
    6. In the 2th to last stitch, Dc2tog
    7. Turn
    Decreasing Rows – Making the 2nd half of the square

    Decreasing Rows – Making the 2nd half of the square

    Rows 40 – 70

    1.  Repeat Rows 36 through 38 until the the blanket a perfect square.

     

    Edging

    Edge Row 1

    1. Change to Color A
    2. 1 Sc 1st side of the blanket
    3. Ch  1
    4. Rotate blanket 45 degrees
    5. 1 Sc 2nd side of the blanket
    6. Ch  1
    7. Rotate blanket 45 degrees
    8. 1 Sc 3rd side of the blanket
    9. Ch 1
    10. Rotate blanket 45 degrees
    11. 1 Sc 3rd side of the blanket

    Edge Row 2

    1. Ch ] 3
    2. In second stitch 1 dc down the 1st side of the blanket
    3. Rotate blanket 45 degrees
    4. ]Ch  3
    5. In second stitch 1 dc down the 2nd side of the blanket
    6. Rotate blanket 45 degrees
    7. Ch  3
    8. In second stitch 1 dc down the 3rd side of the blanket
    9. Rotate blanket 45 degrees
    10. Ch  3
    11. In second stitch 1 dc down the 3rd side of the blanket

    Edge Row 3

    1. Ch  3
    2. In second stitch 1 Sdc down the 1st side of the blanket
    3. Rotate blanket 45 degrees
    4. Ch  3
    5. In second stitch 1 Sdc down the 2nd side of the blanket
    6. Rotate blanket 45 degrees
    7. Ch  3
    8. In second stitch 1 Sdc down the 3rd side of the blanket
    9. Rotate blanket 45 degrees
    10. Ch  3
    11. In second stitch 1 Sdc down the 3rd side of the blanket
     
    Blanket Border

    Blanket Border