Blanket CALs 2022 – Free Crochet Patterns

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2022 is here and so are wonderful blanket CALs to follow to celebrate the New Year! How is January treating you so far, crochet lovers? We hope you are as excited for the months to come and for all the awesome crafts you are going to work on as we are! There is no better way to start than with special crochet along. Blankets are always great projects for CALs as they are easy to compose, build and transform over time. If you have never taken part in an adventure like that, check out this collection of 2022 Blanket CALs! More is certainly coming soon. Check out these free patterns under the links below and don’t forget to follow us on Facebook and Pinterest for more creative ideas!

If you need more inspiration, check out our collections of Color Boost Blanket CALs and Marvelous Mandala CALs.

Mandala Blanket CAL Free Crochet Pattern

Mandalas make every house and every crochet project a thousand times more beautiful! We know it and evidently so does the super talented designer Breann Mauldin. Follow her in this inspiring 2020 blanket CAL. You will be surprised by your own version of this wonder!

Level: intermediate Author: Breann Mauldin

Mandala Blanket CAL

The original pattern and the photos are on Hooked on Homemade Happiness. More info on Ravelry.

Scrapstopia Blanket Free Crochet Pattern

This blanket CAL by Joanita Theron is a complete mystery! A very exciting one, if you ask us. We can’t wait to see the wonderful crochet blanket the designer has designed for everyone to make. If you like surprises, this crochet along is for you.

Level: beginner Author: Joanita Theron

Crochet Blanket

The original pattern and the photos are on Creative Crochet Workshop. More info on Ravelry.

Harbour Blanket CAL Free Crochet Pattern

This is such a lovely blanket for children’s bedrooms! If you are decorating nurseries or crocheting gifts for little girls and boys, you should certainly take this pattern by Lucy of Attic24 under consideration. It is a classic crochet-along. Pure fun!

Level: beginner Author: Lucy of Attic24

Crochet Blanket

The original pattern and the photos are on Attic24. More info on Ravelry.

Hope Crochet Along 2022 Free Crochet Pattern

We hope you are going to love this crochet along by Bluebird and Daisy! Have you already taken part in some this year? There aren’t many things that are as fun as collective crocheting, trust us. Get some colorful yarn and go on with it.

Level: upper beginner Author:  Bluebird and Daisy

Crochet Blanket

The original pattern and the photos are on  Bluebird and Daisy. More info on Ravelry.

In a Tizzy Free Crochet Pattern

What a surprise! It’s been a while since we last came upon a crochet pattern by great designer Polly Plum. We should celebrate, without a doubt. Are you wondering how? By getting some yarn in lively colors and making this lovely blanket.

Level: upper beginner Author: Polly Plum

Crochet Blanket

The original pattern and the photos are on Every Trick on the Hook. More info on Ravelry.

Postcards with Love Blanket Free Crochet Pattern

A beautiful crochet postcard from Eleonora Tully! We are so charmed by how simple and lovely this idea is! If you are a fan of good old postcard sending, you are probably going to feel the same. Get creative with your own version of this nostalgic gem!

Level: upper beginner Author: Eleonora Tully

Crochet Blanket

The original pattern and the photos are on King Cole. More info on Ravelry.

Summer Stitch CAL Free Crochet Pattern

What a beautiful combination of colors and stitches! If you are looking for a relaxing crochet pattern for summer, this one by Sapphire Cameron will certainly be a great choice. We hope you have enough colorful yarn scraps in your stash! You will need them for 2022 Blanket CALs.

Level: upper beginner Author: Sapphire Cameron

Crochet Blanket

The original pattern and the photos are on Ravelry.

Study of Ombre Afghan Free Crochet Pattern

Would you like to study ombre with us and Michael Sellick? The class is starting! If you want to master color mixing, this crochet pattern for a beautiful big afghan is exactly what you need. The stitches here are also super interesting!

Level: upper beginner Author: Michael Sellick

Crochet Ombre Afghan

The original pattern and the photos are on Yarnspirations. More info on Ravelry.

Christmas Advent Blanket Free Crochet Pattern

Oh, we are definitely adding this CAL by Lisa Hooper to our to-do list for winter! We know it is super early to be thinking about December but we have just come upon this awesome pattern and thought we simply have to share it with you. Save it for later!

Level: upper beginner Author: Lisa Hooper

Christmas Blanket

The original pattern and the photos are on Cute Crochet Makes.

Peacock Plumes Afghan Free Crochet Pattern

A real work of art by Melinda Miller from Mo Crochet Makes! This blanket made our jaws drop the second we saw it and we are still so impressed by it. If you are an ambitious crocheter looking for a challenge, get your yarn ready!

Level: upper beginner Author: Melinda Miller

Crochet Afghan

The original pattern and the photos are on Mo Crochet Makes. More info on Ravelry.

Under the Sea Free Crochet Pattern

A real crochet wonder inspired be oceans and seas! This beautiful blanket designed by Catherine Bligh is an ideal way of keeping the memories of summer for a bit longer. You will experiment with colors and learn various techniques!

Level: intermediate Author:  Catherine Bligh

Crochet Throw

The original pattern and the photos are on Stylecraft Yarns. More info on Ravelry.

Bloom Blanket CAL Free Crochet Pattern

Flowers and bold colors! This is always a great combination, isn’t it? Throw in stripes, squares and delightful textured stitches, and you will end up with a wonder like the one Zandra Rhodes design. Give it a try this season!

Level: upper beginner Author: Zandra Rhodes

Crochet Blanket

The original pattern and the photos are on West Yorkshire Spinners. More info on Ravelry.

A Winter’s Night Rhapsody Blanket CAL Free Crochet Pattern

A beautiful name for a beautiful crochet blanket designed by the one and only Tona Bush from Nana’s Crafty Home! If you have been waiting impatiently for this designer new pattern, here it is! What’s even better, this time it’s a crochet along! We couldn’t wait either.

Level: upper beginner Author: Tonya Bush

Blanket CAL

The original pattern and the photos are on Nana’s Crafty Home. More info on Ravelry.


What kind of yarn to choose for 2022 blanket CALs?

Well, one thing we know for sure is that crochet alongs are all about exploring different fabrics and techniques and experimenting with them. In the patterns you can find in this selection, you will be using double knitting, worsted and arand cotton yarns.

Are crochet along blankets easy enough for beginners?

These types of crochet patterns are usually quite complex, we must say, but the instructions are very detailed. And you always have a community of helpers to guide you! If you are motivated and have some time to spend on your blanket, give it a try, even if you don’t have that much experience yet!

How to choose the right colors for CAL blankets?

You have two options here – either to follow the instructions of the crochet along author and use the exact same colors or go creative with the pattern. It is always nice to surprise yourself and other crocheters with a unique color palette!


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