Luxe Bobbles Crochet Throw Blanket Pattern

Today’s free crochet pattern is for a super soft, cuddly bobble blanket! You can make it any size you’d like but you’ll find instructions for a baby blankie and a throw.  The randomized bobbles make this a fun, modern blanket for just about any space.  It also works up fairly quickly as you’ll work with a larger hook and two strands of yarn held together.

*Find the free pattern below, or you may choose to purchase the printable ad-free version on Etsy HERE or the kit from Lion Brand HERE

Have you tried to crochet bobbles? They remain super trendy on clothing and home decor and are really easy to make! If you’re comfortable with double crochet stitches, you can certainly tackle bobbles.  I made these bobbles extra puffy with a generous amount of yarn overs. So fun!  If you’re brand new to crochet, however, I’d try my Go-To Crocheted Blanket first.

And the YARN. If you haven’t tried Lion Brand Feels Like Butta for a blanket, I highly recommend adding it to your must-haves. It’s a reasonably priced, classic worsted weight yarn with several color options.  It has the feel of a chenille-like fleece, but is light, airy and very easy to work with.  No splitting, no looping (worming), and did I mention it’s soft? Haha.  This pale grey will go with just about anything and I love it if you are making a gender neutral baby blankie.  Of course, my daughter has already claimed my throw.  She LOVES how soft it is and she likes to push the bobbles inward and pop them back out.  Oh the fun for an 8 year old!

If you’ve never tried bobbles before, there are tons of great YouTube videos on how to crochet them.  Find a tutorial that you like, test it out, and then come back here to follow the pattern. 🙂

I’m no stranger to blanket making, and it’s hard to pick a favorite (Mexican Blanket, Wintertide Throw, Mod Heirloom Blanket).  But, I think this Luxe Bobble Blanket wins in the softness category – no doubt!

Shall we get to it?!

See the free pattern below, or you may purchase the ad-free, printable PDF version on Etsy HERE

Pattern Description:  Cuddle up with the squishiest bobbles and the softest yarn you’ve ever felt!  This luscious blanket is cute, modern and looks amazing in your fave space. Crocheted while holding two strands of plush yarn together, this throw turns out lofty and slightly chunky.  Two sizes are available, so make it for your little one (baby blankie size) or for yourself.

Skill Level:

Easy +


8 (16) Lion Brand Yarn Feels Like Butta in Pale Grey 100 g/skein Find the convenient kit (including the yarn and pattern) in several colors here

Pattern uses approximately 800 g (1600 g)

US Size K, 6.5 mm crochet hook


Tapestry Needle

Sizes/Dimensions (approximate):

Two size options available

Lapghan/Baby Blankie: 34 ½” x 30”

Throw Blanket: 34 ½” x 60”

Lapghan/Baby Blankie yarn amounts are listed first and the larger Throw Blanket Size is listed inside the parentheses.

Follow directions throughout the pattern for the size that you’re making. 

Abbreviations & Skills:

ch – chain

sc – single crochet

dc – double crochet

st – stitch

sts – stitches

Special stitch:

Bobble – Yarn over, insert hook into st, yo pull up a loop, yo and pull through two, * yo, insert hook into same st, yo pull up a loop, yo and pull through two more, repeat from * three more times for a total of 6 loops on the hook, yarn over, pull through all loops on the hook.


Approximately 10 ½ sts and 6 rows in 4”x 4” of double crochet (adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge)


This blanket is made from the bottom up and uses several stitches, including single crochet, double crochet and bobble stitches. It’s crocheted while holding two strands of yarn together.

To adjust the width of the blanket, you may start with a longer or shorter chain (keep yarn needs in  mind). The beginning chain must be in a multiple of 6 plus 2 extra stitches.  To make it longer, simply crochet for more rows.  Check gauge before beginning to ensure sizing turns out correctly.


Crochet while holding two strands of yarn together throughout the pattern

Both size options, ch 92

Row 1 Dc in 4th ch from hook and in each st across the row (90 sts) *stitch count remains   the same throughout pattern

Row 2 Ch 1, turn, sc in first st, *bobble in next, sc in next 2 sts; repeat from * across the row until 2nd to last st from end, bobble in 2nd to last st from end, sc in last st of row.

Row 3 Ch 3 (counts as st here and throughout pattern), turn, dc in each st across the row (90 sts)

Row 4 Repeat row 2 working final sc of row in turn ch of previous row

Row 5-7 Repeat row 3

Row 8 Ch 1, turn, sc in first st, *bobble in next, sc in each of next 5 sts; repeat from * across to 5th st from end, bobble in 5th st from end, sc in each of last 4 sts including the turn ch of previous row.

Rows 9 – 11 Repeat row 3

Row 12 Ch 1, turn, sc in each of next 4 sts, *bobble, sc in each of next 5 sts; repeat from * across to last two sts, work bobble in 2nd to last st from end, sc in final st of row.

Rows 13 – 15 Repeat row 3

Row 16 Repeat row 2

Row 17-23 Repeat row 3

Row 24 Repeat row 8

Rows 25 – 27 Repeat row 3

Row 28 Repeat row 2

Rows 29 – 33 Repeat row 3

Row 34 Repeat row 12

Row 35 Repeat row 3

Row 36 Repeat row 8

Row 37 – 41 Repeat row 3

Row 42 Repeat row 2

Row  43 Repeat row 3

Row 44 Repeat row 2

Row 45-47 Repeat row 3

Row 48 Repeat row 2

Row 49 – 51 Repeat row 3

Row 52 Repeat row 12

Row 53 Repeat row 3

Row 54 Repeat row 8

Lapghan/Baby Blankie size: Tie off and weave in ends.

Throw Blanket Size (continue crocheting):

Row 55 Ch 3, turn, dc in each st across the row

Next, repeat the pattern working rows 2 – 54, one more time or until you’ve reached your desired length.

Once you’ve reached your desired length, tie off and weave in ends.

Optional poms:

Make four small poms by hand or by using a pom-pom maker. Secure one pom to each corner of the blanket.

Enjoy your luxurious bobble blanket!

I’ve gotta say, this project was really fun for me. I’m loving blankets these days and the mix of bobbles kept me entertained. 🙂 I hope you enjoy it too!

If you make one, I’d love to see it! Feel free to tag me @MamaInAStitch on Instagram or share on my Facebook Page!

Stay safe and well my friends.



Thank you to Lion Brand Yarn for sponsoring this post. All opinions are 100% my own.

If you liked this, you might also like:

Mod Heirloom Crochet Blanket Pattern

Go-To Blanket Pattern

Luxe Bobbles Crochet Throw Blanket Pattern

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  1. I LOVE this and can’t wait to get started on it. My first experience with bobbles was with your Santa Monica Bias Wrap (which I’m still working on lol), but you are right, bobbles are so fun to work. Not to mention the interest they add to any pattern. Thanks again for a wonderful project that I look forward to making! -Lauren

  2. Hi,
    I’m so happy to start following you. I do not crochet, but I love to knit. If I can figure out how to attach a picture, I’ll show you the your pattern being made of the Heirloom Knit Throw Blanket. I’m knitting my second one. The first one was a gift to a neighbor who helped us out, the second will go to my granddaughter who will be graduating from high school. Since we tend to like really big blankets, I made it with 10 seed stitch stripes and 9 Andalusian stripes. I LOVE IT!!!!! Thank you!!!

  3. Jessica . . . you’re killin’ me here with these amazing patterns and yarns!! In the midst of crocheting two of your baby blanket patterns for my grand niece and nephew (one is the Luxe Stripe Boucle Blankie which is the 2nd time I’m making this blanket for the same baby because mom put it in the dryer, which kind of wrecked it …… argh…..! Bad on me; I failed to tell her NOT to do that …… and it turns out it’s baby’s favorite so of course I have to make it again 🙂 Now I want to abandon the one for my coming soon grand niece and make this bobble instead because I just order a sample skein of the Feels Like Butta yarn and LOVE IT. What to do what to do. Thank you for continuing your posts amidst this changed world. We need you out here.

  4. This blanket is amazing. Love the bobbles. I think any baby would love to play with them. And any adult would love to look at the interesting pattern of bobbles. Such a versatile blanket.

  5. I want to make this in dusty blue but cannot find the yarn anywhere. If yarn kit is ordered direct from lion brand is there a kit discount?
    I have already purchased the ad free pattern from Etsy site.

    1. I don’t know of a current discount, Carole. You can however use any worsted weight yarn that you like (and that you can find in dusty blue).

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