The Aspen Blanket by Shannon Holding

The Aspen Blanket

December 2020
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
12 stitches and 9 rows = 4 inches
in hdc stitches in back loop
6.0 mm (J)
1380 - 1420 yards (1262 - 1298 m)
50 inches long x 42 inches wide (without fringe)
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The Aspen Throw Blanket is a gorgeous modern crochet blanket pattern that you will love to cozy up in. This is a timeless and easy crochet blanket pattern that is great for medium to advanced beginners or experienced crocheters looking for a relaxing pattern. It embraces comfort with it’s simple ribbing and cozy construction.

Working corner to corner, this modern crochet throw blanket pattern has beautiful diagonal ribbing that brings visual and touch interest as well as keeping the pattern interesting to work.

This crochet blanket pattern uses bulky (5) weight yarn, which works up quickly and beautifully. As a bonus, the bulky yarn lends a little extra weight to this project, which gives it a nice weighted blanket feel.

This pattern has been updated on Sept 29, 2022

Easy/Medium to Advanced Beginner – This half double crochet blanket pattern heavily relies on the usage of half double crochets, of course! This means that you should be familiar and comfortable with half double crochets.

Crocheters looking to follow this crochet blanket pattern should also be comfortable working in the Back Loop Only, increasing (putting multiple stitches into 1 stitch) and decreasing (like the hdc2tg). The two decreases, hdc2tog and hdc3tog are explained in detail.


1) This PDF crochet blanket pattern includes all the details you need to create the Aspen Throw. As well as the standard pattern information, this PDF includes information on how to change the size, graphics to show the construction in details and tables for each Part of the pattern that include the row, row repeat and the stitch count. This is fantastic for if you prefer to cross off rows as you work them so you don’t lose your place following this modern crochet blanket pattern.
2) This PDF is printer friendly.

US Standard
Pattern is written in English.

Approximately 50 inches x 42 inches.
This is an adult size crochet blanket pattern. It is very easy to customize the size and how to do so is explained in the pattern.


For this crochet throw blanket pattern, you will need a bulky (5) weight yarn of your choice.

You will need approximately 52 oz/ 1475g/ 1400 yards.

Yarn Used: Red Heart Hygge in Pearl.

6 mm (J-10) hook
Tapestry Needle
Stitch Markers

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I hope you love your easy crochet throw blanket as much as I love mine. Enjoy!

Happy Crocheting!
The Loophole Fox