Crochet Blankets and Afghans

Arizona Cal Blanket Free Pattern and Video Tutorial

This is a CAL blanket was created by the talented designer Pippin Poppycock. Representing Arizona, it uses colors typical of traditional Native American blankets.

The pattern is composed of seven colors, five gradients and one each of a shadow and contrast color. The patter is greatly enhanced by the gradient colors that blend into one another in a very specific way, and this is further framed by the shadow and contrast colors that help define the pattern.

For more free designs every day follow us on Facebook. Link to that pattern for the first part is below, as is the link to the video tutorial. More parts you will find at a pattern site as soon as they are released. 

Part One: The center panel is made up of 8 filled granny squares and combined in a diamond fashion. The authors wanted this to be symbolic of the Native American symbol for the medicine man.

Arizona Cal Blanket Free Pattern
Photos: Pippin Poppycock
Arizona Cal Blanket Free Pattern
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Arizona Cal Blanket
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Lorraine Girgenti 13 March 2018 at 5:51 pm

I love your design. Also your edges will help me with another diamond square pattern that I want to have even sides.

Jennifer 15 March 2018 at 1:19 pm

This is so beautiful! I’ve being looking for a pattern just like this! Thank you for the pattern and inspiration! Love!!

Evonne 3 April 2018 at 5:51 am

Hi, thank you for sharing your blanket, I think it’s amazing, I’m up to week 5 and I’ve just come across the blue version and I was wondering what colours of style craft dk yarn you used. I would also love to make a purple version but I’m not sure on the colours thank you so much for your help in advance x

Jo 7 April 2018 at 9:57 am

All yarn information available you will find here

Sharon 8 August 2018 at 11:56 am

Beautiful pattern and love the colours shown in the first picture, Gorgeous colours combo. Sure give this one a try thanks for sharing.

Kathleen Tinkle 29 October 2020 at 1:28 pm

Good morning
Have almost finished my 1st crochet along. Have found your color palates and cannot wait to start my second. Thank you so much for sharing

Els-Marie 29 January 2021 at 12:08 pm

How can i found this pattern??
I dont have Facebook .
Arizona cal blanket

Melodee Smith 4 August 2021 at 4:27 pm

What size is the afghan?


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