Textured Modern Crochet Blanket Ideas

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Crocheted modern blankets hanging on a chair.
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A modern crochet blanket is a solution for everyone looking for simple and timeless designs. You don’t need to compromise your comfort or warmth anymore. Now, with the finest selection of crochet patterns, you will balance the interior style with your need for toasty snuggles on the sofa.

The new minimal design is still all about simplicity, but it is different than in the past as it embraces comfort, soft textures, and cozy feelings. For everyone who shares this way of thinking about our living space and wants to upgrade the interior with something soft and snuggly without going too crazy with colors, here are the best modern crochet blanket ideas you can replicate.

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1. Textured Criss Cross Blanket

A modern’s home must have, the subtly textured, dark criss cross modern crochet blanket. This piece by Rajeshwari Singh is not only snuggly and warm, but it is also a part of interior design. It will add some depth to the room, bring some softness into a modern minimalistic home without destroying the carefully curated look. It is a quick one to make, so your house will get an upgrade in no time.

  • DESIGNED by Rajeshwari SinghT
  • PROJECT TYPE blanket
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Photos by Rajeshwari Singh / ajiscrafthobby.blogspot.com

Find original free pattern on rajiscrafthobby.blogspot.com,  read more about it on Ravelry or check out the video tutorial on YouTube.

2. Celtic Texture Blanket

This beautiful, neutral modern crochet blanket in the pictures below has such a rich texture, you will love how chunky it is! What’s more, the texture is even more amazing due to the plush yarn it’s been made from. The addition of these lovely fringes makes it even more stylish and cool!

  • DESIGNED by Yarnspirations
  • PROJECT TYPE crochet blanket
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner
Celtic Texture

Photo is by Yarnspirations / Ravelry.com

Find this free edging pattern on Yarnspirations.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

3. Super Chunky Striped Shay Afghan

This chunky blanket in the pictures below was made by Alexandra of EyeLoveKnots and it’s a stunning piece, that you’ll absolutely love. This blanket is so soft and squishy and would be very snuggly for a newborn, or as a housewarming gift.

  • DESIGNED by Alexandra of EyeLoveKnots
  • PROJECT TYPE blanket
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner
Super Chunky Striped Shay Afghan

PHOTOS by Alexandra of EyeLoveKnots / Ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on eyeloveknots.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

4. Element Throw

This throw by Tanya Johnson was definitely created with a strong focus on modern design. Simple, very minimalistic and stylish look of the modern crochet blanket was joined with toned down, neutral yarn color. Together we’ve got a piece that not only is super soft to the touch and will warm everyone up in a heartbeat, but will also be a great addition to the interior. If that is not enough already, thanks to the chunky yarn crocheting is fast and very comforting.

  • DESIGNED by Tanya Johnson | The Cozy Knot
  • PROJECT TYPE blanket
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Photos by Tanya Johnson | The Cozy Knot / ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on thetanyajohnson.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

5. Forest Lodge Throw

Plunge into the forest’s density and let it comfort you in your own home. The forest lodge throw is everything that nature has to offer plus modern style and textured softness. Jessica Reeves Potasz has created what’s not only a simple, minimalistic blanket, but also a beautiful take on the cabin living vibe. Decorate with it and snuggle under it, this throw is a must have in a modern but cozy home.

  • DESIGNED by Jessica Reeves Potasz
  • PROJECT TYPE blanket
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Photos by Jessica Reeves Potasz / ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on mamainastitch.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

6. Darkness Blanket

Step into the darkness and feel safe, warm and snuggly with this Rhondda Mol’s crochet blanket pattern. It is a dark dream of everyone who digs a minimalistic, timeless interior look. The stunning, textured look is best accentuated with dark, rich colors that have not overseen the work that’s put into the project. This dark modern crochet blanket not only has an amazing look but is also an easy one to make.

  • DESIGNED by Rhondda Mol
  • PROJECT TYPE blanket
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Photos by Rhondda Mol / ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on oombawkadesigncrochet.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

7. Whispering Pines Blanket Square

Merge two classic crochet ideas together to get this amazing blanket. It is a combination of both traditional granny square blanket and modern minimalistic design approach. Kristine Mullen has prepared this blanket square pattern for us to create a blanket that’s what’s the best of two worlds. Smooth and basic surface of one calming color enclosed in several timeless square, what a mix!

  • DESIGNED by Kristine Mullen
  • PROJECT TYPE blanket
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Photos by Kristine Mullen / ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on ambassadorcrochet.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

8. Bernat Whip It Up Crochet Blanket

Whip that extra bulky yarn up and create the ultimate symbol of coziness and comfort. With this Yarnspirations Design Studio blanket you will not leave your sofa or chair anymore. Super easy and fast to make, the pattern is very satisfying when crafting, but also when snuggling under it. Plain and modern, still beautifully textured with some unexpected but playful yarn compilations.

  • DESIGNED by Yarnspirations Design Studio
  • PROJECT TYPE blanket
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Photos Yarnspirations Design Studio / yarnspirations.com

Find original free pattern on yarnspirations.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

9. Bernat Misty Moss Stitch Crochet Lapghan

Master your crochet moss stitch with this beginner level pattern from one and only Yarnspirations Design Studio. If you do not know this technique, this pattern is perfect for trying it for the very first time. The extra bonus is the final product of your own hands, that’s soft, warm and very good looking. A perfect stylish addition to any interior.

  • DESIGNED by Yarnspirations Design Studio
  • PROJECT TYPE blanket
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Photos Yarnspirations Design Studio / yarnspirations.com

Find original free pattern on yarnspirations.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

10. Footsie Blanket

We all know how easy it is to destroy the cozy, peaceful rest time with a blow of cold air on your recently warmed up feet. This will happen no more once you crochet yourself the amazing footsie blanket, smartly designed by Michael Sellick. This great pattern is not a full on sleeping sack, just a brilliant upgrade of a basic crochet blanket. Check it, try it, never take a nap without it.

  • DESIGNED by Michael Sellick
  • PROJECT TYPE blanket
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Photos Michael Sellick / ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on thecrochetcrowd.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

11. Mesh Blanket

The mesh blanket is a treasure of every household. The design by Yarnspirations is truly minimalistic, the soft and bulky yarn creates amazing texture and softness, and the neutral color creates a laid back ambiance. The modern crochet blanket at its finest! It will for sure make a way to your home and to your heart, especially with such an easy to follow crochet pattern.

  • DESIGNED by Yarnspirations Design Studio
  • PROJECT TYPE blanket
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Photos Yarnspirations Design Studio/ ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on yarnspirations.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

12. Kia Baby Blanket

Not all baby blankets need to be colorful, decorated with complicated motifs or different textures. If you are all into minimalistic, classic crochet blanket style, this pattern by Kristine Mullen is perfect for you. It is not only simply looking, but also simple to make with just a bunch of basic crochet stitches. Muted, delicate yarn colors will work the best with this style.

  • DESIGNED by Kristine Mullen
  • PROJECT TYPE baby blanket
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Photos Kristine Mullen / ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on ambassadorcrochet.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

13. Textured Stripes Blanket

If you need extra warmth and softness right now, this Yarnspiration’s crochet blanket pattern is perfect. A super quick to make with chunky yarn, very soft and delicate textured blanket is a must have for every cozy home. The jumbo yarn weight is great not only to add volume, but also to accentuate the pattern constructed with easy to learn and repetitive stitches.

  • DESIGNED by Yarnspirations Design Studio
  • PROJECT TYPE blanket
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Photos Yarnspirations Design Studio / ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on yarnspirations.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

14. Hygge At Home Throw

Hygge trend will never be over as we all love its comfort and cosy feeling. This is why this chunky crochet blanket pattern by Corina Gray is a timeless home piece. The extra large yarn creates this amazing homey vibe and a need to snuggle under this blanket as soon as possible. The yarn weight gives another advantage which is the extra short time that it takes to create the blanket.

  • DESIGNED by Corina Gray
  • PROJECT TYPE blanket
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Photos Corina Gray / ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on yarnspirations.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

15. Lickety Split Blanket

A full house should be full of cozy and snuggly blankets available for everyone. The easiest way to ensure that for your household is to handcraft them with this beginner friendly Oombawka Design’s free crochet pattern. The simplicity of the design makes it timeless, simply choose different yarn colors to match everyone’s taste. Chunky yarn plus basic pattern gives an easy and quick solution to your needs.

  • DESIGNED by Oombawka Design
  • PROJECT TYPE blanket
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Photos Oombawka Design / ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on oombawkadesigncrochet.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

16. Modern Mitered Crochet Baby Blanket

Colorful yet serene, this crocheted blanket is great for the little ones. The interesting design is easy to make, so the project is suitable for beginners and even those with limited experience. It’s also a great opportunity to try some new colors you’ve been meaning to use. Follow the step-by-step crochet instructions to get started.

  • DESIGNED by Dana Nield
  • PROJECT TYPE blankets
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
a modern crocheted blanket

Photos by Dana Nield / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on dananield.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

17. Hibernation Blanket

Another great textured blanket to add to the hygge atmosphere of your home. Designed for intermediate crocheters, this project will challenge your skills. However, it also uses simple crochet stitches, so the step-by-step instructions will help you complete the piece quickly. Feel free to look at the easy crochet pattern and get started right away. Your comfort should come first.

  • DESIGNED by Iassia Kryvonos
  • PROJECT TYPE blankets
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL intermediate
a woman sitting on a couch with a modern crochet blanket

Photos by Crochet.com / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on crochet.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

18. Coral Bay Blanket

The feminine design of this beautiful crochet blanket is designed to make you feel the softest of vibes. Made with basic crochet stitches in a single row repeat, it’s a quick project that doesn’t require much thought. Advanced crocheters will find the project quite soothing and relaxing, while beginners will find it a nice opportunity to practice a bit. Follow the step-by-step crochet instructions and get started!

  • DESIGNED by Carolyn Calderon
  • PROJECT TYPE blankets
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
A modern crocheted blanket with pink and white stripes.

Photos by Carolyn Calderon / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on thepurpleponcho.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

19. Woolly Waffles Throw

If you are looking for a cozy blanket project with a delicious texture, experience the magic of this crochet pattern! The combination of raised and recessed areas creates a visually striking and warm addition to any room. This pattern focuses on the waffle stitch, using post stitches to create a unique, irresistibly fuzzy texture. The waffle blanket crochet instructions will help you along the way.

  • DESIGNED by Jess Coppom
  • PROJECT TYPE blankets
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
A modern crocheted blanket hanging on a ladder.

Photos by Jess Coppom / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on makeanddocrew.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

20. One Weekend Blanket

Fluffy and extremely warm, this crochet blanket can be made in just a weekend. If you’re looking for a quick, cozy project, this is definitely for you. The project is designed with beginners in mind, so you won’t have any trouble understanding the pattern.  The blanket is very cozy and exudes Scandinavian hygge vibes. Just follow the free crochet pattern and get started.

  • DESIGNED by Brianna Iaropoli
  • PROJECT TYPE blankets
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
A woman is showcasing a modern crocheted afghan on a dock.

Photos by Brianna Iaropoli / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on lifeandyarn.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

21. Crochet Grandma Cuddles Baby Blanket

Indulge in the joy of crafting with the baby blanket pattern! With a playful texture, this adorable project promises both simplicity and charm. For a modern and gift-worthy piece, finish the blanket with a stylish HDC ribbed border. Dive into the world of cozy creativity with this must-have crochet gem. A step-by-step video tutorial and PDF pattern are included for easy guidance. 

  • DESIGNED by Daisy Farm Crafts
  • PROJECT TYPE blankets
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
How to crochet a modern baby blanket.

Photos by Daisy Farm Crafts / daisyfarmcrafts.com

Find the original free pattern on daisyfarmcrafts.com.

22. Fireside Throw Blanket

A simple granny square crochet blanket in a soothing blue and white palette. If you’re tired of both bright and neutral pale colors, try crocheting this blanket. It’s based on the six different crochet square designs and each one is easy to make. The project is suitable for intermediate crocheters, just be patient and follow the directions.

  • DESIGNED by Debbie Field
  • PROJECT TYPE blankets
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
A modern blue and white crochet blanket drapes elegantly over a fireplace.

Photos by 2024 MadameStitch / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on madamestitch.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

23. Double V Baby Blanket

Embrace comfort and style with this chunky crochet blanket! You can’t have too many cozy items, so another blanket is definitely a good choice. The beautiful texture of this piece feels good against your skin and lasts a long time. You can use any bulky yarn for this project, but stick to the recommended yarn if you want your blanket to look like the one in the photo.

  • DESIGNED by Lynne Samaan
  • PROJECT TYPE blankets
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
        Description: Two pictures of a knitted dishcloth with a purple border.

Photos by Lynne Samaan / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on d60crochet.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

24. Hibernate Blanket

A beautifully textured crochet blanket that will take your hygge style to the next level. Great for creating visual space without sacrificing coziness and softness. This blanket pattern is easy to follow and free. It comes in one versatile size that’s good for almost anyone, but you can easily alter the length.

  • DESIGNED by Yarnspirations Design Studio
  • PROJECT TYPE blanket
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
A woman sitting on a couch covered with a modern crochet blanket, with the blanket shown alone folded in the image below.

Photos by Yarnspirations Design Studio / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on yarnspirations.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

25. Forever Winter Throw

A super chunky crochet blanket that will keep you cozy all year long. The blanket is not only extremely warm, it’s also very soft and pleasant to the touch. If you’re looking for something that will comfort you in any situation, this blanket will do the trick. Plus, it’s really easy to make and requires very little effort.

  • DESIGNED by Rachel Misner
  • PROJECT TYPE blanket
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
A woman wrapped in a modern crochet blanket stands outdoors near a stream, with a focus on comfort and nature.

Photos by Rachel Misner / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on eandpcrochet.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

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