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C2C crochet blanket

July 18, 2023 5 min read

C2C crochet blanket - Secret Yarnery

Are you ready to bring creativity and coziness into your home? If you're seeking inspiration to craft gorgeous C2C crochet blankets, you've come to the right place! Whether you're a seasoned crocheter or a beginner, this comprehensive blog will be your go-to guide.

Together, we'll explore the art of Corner-to-Corner crochet and learn the step-by-step techniques that transform yarn into stunning blankets. Get ready to be thrilled as we delve into the captivating world of C2C crochet blankets. So grab your hooks, and let's embark on this exciting journey together!

Understanding C2C Crochet

C2C crochet, also known as Corner-to-Corner crochet, is an incredible technique that allows me to craft mesmerizing diagonal patterns. It's all about working from one corner to the opposite, gradually increasing or decreasing stitches to create stunning diagonals. By following charts or graphs, I can bring intricate designs, pixel art, or geometric patterns to life effortlessly. In my blog, I'll cover the essentials of C2C crochet, including stitches, techniques, and tools required to dive into this technique.

Learning C2C crochet opens up a world of creative possibilities, especially for making blankets. You can personalize your designs, experiment with colors, and create unique patterns that truly reflect your style. I will provide step-by-step instructions, useful tips, and visual aids to assist you in starting and completing your own C2C crochet blanket.

Whether you're a beginner or an experienced crocheter, mastering C2C crochet empowers you to transform your creative visions into beautiful, one-of-a-kind blankets that will be treasured for years. Get ready to embark on an exciting journey as we explore the art of C2C crochet and unlock your boundless creative potential!

Choosing the Perfect Yarn and Colors

When it comes to creating a captivating C2C crochet blanket, choosing the right yarn and colors is crucial. Carefully consider factors like fiber content and weight, as they determine the texture and warmth of the blanket. For customization and a wide range of colors, popular choices include acrylic, cotton, and wool blends. Colors play a significant role in the overall design of the blanket. By understanding color theory and exploring various combinations, you can achieve visually pleasing effects, whether you prefer a monochrome palette or bold contrasting colors. With the perfect yarn and colors in hand, you are ready to breathe life into your C2C crochet project.

Exploring Patterns and Designs

When it comes to C2C crochet blankets, the possibilities are endless when it comes to patterns and designs. Whether you're a fan of geometric shapes, floral pieces, or intricate textures, there's a pattern out there that will suit your style. From traditional patterns to modern and abstract designs, you can find inspiration from a variety of sources, including books, online platforms, and even your own imagination. I invite you to join our Youtube communityhere and subscribe to our channelhere and find all the inspiration you need for all crochet-related designs and updates. 

Consider the theme or mood you want to convey with your blanket and explore different pattern options that align with your vision. Additionally, don't be afraid to experiment with color changes and stitch combinations to add depth and visual interest to your blanket. The beauty of C2C crochet is that it allows you to create unique and personalized designs that reflect your creativity and individuality. So, let your imagination soar as you explore the vast world of patterns and designs for your C2C crochet blanket.

Tips and Tricks for Success

To ensure a successful C2C crochet blanket project, consider the following tips and tricks. Begin by practicing the C2C technique on small swatches before starting your blanket to build confidence and familiarize yourself with the stitch placement and color changes. Maintaining consistent tension throughout your work is crucial for a professional finish, so pay attention to the tightness of your stitches as you go. Keep track of your progress by using stitch markers or a row counter, particularly when working on intricate patterns or incorporating multiple colors. 

This will help you stay organized and minimize mistakes. After completing your blanket, consider blocking it to achieve a neater appearance by straightening out any uneven edges.

Lastly, remember to take breaks and rest your hands to prevent fatigue and strain. Crocheting should be an enjoyable and relaxing activity, so listen to your body's needs and give yourself time to recharge. By implementing these tips and tricks, you'll be well on your way to creating a stunning and successful C2C crochet blanket.

Finishing Touches and Embellishments

When it comes to completing your C2C crochet blanket, the finishing touches and embellishments can add that extra touch of personality and style. One option is to add a border to your blanket, which not only provides a polished edge but also helps to stabilize the overall structure. You can choose a simple single crochet border or get creative with more intricate stitch patterns or color combinations.

Another way to enhance your C2C crochet blanket is by adding decorative elements such as tassels, pom-poms, or fringe. These playful additions can bring a whimsical or bohemian vibe to your blanket, depending on your personal taste. Experiment with different yarn textures and colors to create unique and eye-catching embellishments that reflect your creativity. 

Additionally, consider blocking your finished blanket to give it a smooth and professional appearance. Blocking involves wetting or steaming the blanket and then carefully shaping it to achieve straight edges and even stitches. This process can help to refine the overall look of your C2C crochet blanket and ensure that it looks its best when displayed or used.

By paying attention to the finishing touches and adding embellishments that speak to your style, you can take your C2C crochet blanket to the next level and create a truly customized and beautiful piece that you'll be proud to showcase.

Follow along our playlist here, to learn about how to crochet C2C stitches - perfect for beginners, starting with this video tutorial down below:


Q1: What is C2C crochet?

A1: C2C, or Corner-to-Corner, crochet is a technique where you work diagonally, starting from one corner of the project and increasing or decreasing stitches to create a square or rectangular shape. It is commonly used to create beautiful textured blankets and afghans.

Q2: How do I read a C2C crochet chart?

A2: Reading a C2C crochet chart is relatively easy once you understand the basics. Each square on the chart represents one crochet stitch or block. You start at the bottom right corner and work your way up, following the chart symbols. The symbols typically indicate the color of the yarn and the type of stitch to be made.

Q3: How do I join different colors in a C2C crochet blanket?

A3: When working on a C2C crochet blanket with multiple colors, you can change colors at the end of a row or when instructed by the pattern. To join a new color, simply make the last stitch of the previous color, then yarn over with the new color and pull it through to complete the stitch. Continue working with the new color as indicated in the pattern.


Congratulations on completing your journey through the world of C2C crochet blankets! With the knowledge, inspiration, and resources I've provided in this blog, you are now equipped to create stunning and cozy masterpieces. Remember to download my written patterns and explore the right-handed and left-handed video tutorials to enhance your crochet skills. So grab your hook, choose your favorite yarn, and let your imagination run wild as you embark on your C2C crochet blanket adventure. Happy crocheting!

As an experienced crocheter who has created numerous C2C crochet blankets, I have a deep understanding of the technique and the intricacies involved in working with color changes and reading charts. Through my own projects and the guidance I have provided to fellow crocheters, I have honed my skills and developed a keen eye for detail when it comes to C2C crochet. With my knowledge, I am here to help you embark on your own C2C crochet blanket journey, sharing tips, techniques, and inspiration along the way.