Spooky Crochet Skull Blanket Pattern c2c

I’m thrilled to share my latest crochet creation with you—it’s a C2C Skull Blanket Crochet Pattern! This cool blanket is designed with a bold skull pattern that makes it a standout piece. It’s perfect for anyone who loves unique and edgy designs.

Whether you’re new to crocheting or have lots of experience, this pattern is fun to work on and super satisfying to see come to life. Grab your crochet hooks and let’s make something that really makes a statement in any room! The free crochet pattern is below.

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image of a woman holding up a crochet blanket that has an image of a skull on it

Free Crochet Blanket Pattern

PDF Version

This crochet blanket pattern is also available as an ad-free PDF in my Etsy Shop.

Video Tutorial

I have a corner to corner (c2c) video tutorial on my YouTube channel to help you get started if you are new to this crochet method. 

Materials Needed

  • Crochet Hook Size: H-8 5 mm
  • Yarn: Worsted weight yarn. Lion Brand Yarn’s Nap Time worsted weight yarn. 5 skeins in pale grey and 4 skeins in white.
  • Yarn needle: Use this to weave in your ends.
  • Scissors: Use scissors to fasten off your yarn.
  • Stitch marker(s): Use these to help keep track of your stitches. 

Crochet Blanket Pattern

Skill Level

Advanced beginners. This crochet tote bag pattern is made using the corner to corner (c2c) stitch pattern method. It involves color changes.  

Crochet Blanket Pattern Finished Measurements

My crocheted blanket measures 40 inches by 50 inches.

Gauge

11 squares (ch 2 + 3 dc) = 6 inches

Crochet Terms

  • dc = double crochet
  • sc = single crochet
  • hdc = half double crochet
  • ch/chs = chain/chains
  • st/sts = stitch/stitches
  • sl st = slip stitch

c2c Crochet Technique

  • The pattern is made using the c2c technique of making “squares” back and forth in diagonal rows starting in the bottom right corner and ending in the top left corner.
  • Each square is made of a chain 2 + 3 double crochet.
  • Chain 5 to start a new row and chain 2 to start a new square.
  • You can follow the picture graph or the written pattern.
  • The written pattern tells you how many squares to make of each color and in what order.

Pattern Notes

  • The pattern is written in US terms. 
  • ↙ You are working on the “right side”.
  • ↗ You are working on the “wrong side”. 

Blanket Instructions

Download the Skull Graph.

↙ Row 1: gray 
↗ Row 2: gray x 2 
↙ Row 3: gray x 3 
↗ Row 4: gray x 4 
↙ Row 5: gray x 5 
↗ Row 6: gray x 6 
↙ Row 7: gray x 7 
↗ Row 8: gray x 8 
↙ Row 9: gray x 9 
↗ Row 10: gray x 10 
↙ Row 11: gray x 11 
↗ Row 12: gray x 12 
↙ Row 13: gray x 13 
↗ Row 14: gray x 14 
↙ Row 15: gray x 15 
↗ Row 16: gray x 16 
↙ Row 17: gray x 17 
↗ Row 18: gray x 18 
↙ Row 19: gray x 19 
↗ Row 20: gray x 20 
↙ Row 21: gray x 21 
↗ Row 22: gray x 22 
↙ Row 23: gray x 23 
↗ Row 24: gray x 24 
↙ Row 25: gray x 25 
↗ Row 26: gray x 26 
↙ Row 27: gray x 27 
↗ Row 28: gray x 28 
↙ Row 29: gray x 29 
↗ Row 30: gray x 30 
↙ Row 31: gray x 31 
↗ Row 32: gray x 32 
↙ Row 33: gray x 19, white x 3, gray x 11 
↗ Row 34: gray x 11, white x 4, gray x 19 
↙ Row 35: gray x 19, white x 6, gray x 10 
↗ Row 36: gray x 10, white x 7, gray x 19 
↙ Row 37: gray x 19, white x 10, gray x 8 
↗ Row 38: gray x 7, white x 13, gray x 18 
↙ Row 39: gray x 10, white x 2, gray x 6, white x 14, gray x 7 
↗ Row 40: gray x 7, white x 15, gray x 5, white x 3, gray x 10 
↙ Row 41: gray x 10, white x 4, gray x 4, white x 16, gray x 7 
↗ Row 42: gray x 7, white x 17, gray x 4, white x 4, gray x 10 
↙ Row 43: gray x 10, white x 5, gray x 3, white x 3, gray x 2, white x 13, gray x 7 
↗ Row 44: gray x 7, white x 13, gray x 4, white x 2, gray x 2, white x 6, gray x 10 
↙ Row 45: gray x 10, white x 7, gray, white x 2, gray x 2, white, gray x 2, white x 13, gray x 7 
↗ Row 46: gray x 7, white x 13, gray x 2, white x 2, gray x 4, white x 8, gray x 10 
↙ Row 47: gray x 11, white x 8, gray x 3, white x 2, gray x 3, white x 13, gray x 7 
↗ Row 48: gray x 8, white x 10, gray x 2, white, gray, white, gray, white x 2, gray x 2, white x 9, gray x 11 
↙ Row 49: gray x 11, white x 13, gray, white x 2, gray x 3, white x 11, gray x 8 
↗ Row 50: gray x 8, white x 11, gray x 4, white x 16, gray x 11 
↙ Row 51: gray x 11, white x 16, gray x 2, white, gray x 2, white x 10, gray x 9 
↗ Row 52: gray x 9, white x 9, gray x 3, white x 2, gray x 2, white x 16, gray x 11 
↙ Row 53: gray x 11, white x 17, gray, white x 2, gray x 3, white x 9, gray x 10 
↗ Row 54: gray x 10, white x 9, gray x 2, white x 23, gray x 10 
↙ Row 55: gray x 8, white x 27, gray, white x 9, gray x 10 
↗ Row 56: gray x 10, white x 9, gray x 2, white x 28, gray x 7 
↙ Row 57: gray x 7, white x 8, gray, white x 19, gray x 3, white x 8, gray x 11 
↗ Row 58: gray x 11, white x 9, gray x 2, white x 18, gray x 4, white x 7, gray x 7 
↙ Row 59: gray x 7, white x 7, gray x 6, white x 16, gray, white, gray x 2, white x 8, gray x 11 
↗ Row 60: gray x 11, white x 8, gray x 2, white x 2, gray, white x 15, gray x 7, white x 8, gray x 6 
↙ Row 61: gray x 6, white x 8, gray x 8, white x 18, gray x 2, white x 7, gray x 12 
↗ Row 62: gray x 12, white x 6, gray x 4, white x 17, gray x 8, white x 9, gray x 6 
↙ Row 63: gray x 6, white x 9, gray x 9, white x 16, gray x 4, white x 6, gray x 13 
↗ Row 64: gray x 13, white x 7, gray, white x 2, gray, white x 9, gray, white x 5, gray x 10, white x 9, gray x 6 
↙ Row 65: gray x 6, white x 10, gray x 9, white x 5, gray x 2, white x 12, gray, white x 6, gray x 14 
↗ Row 66: gray x 15, white x 5, gray x 2, white x 12, gray, white x 5, gray x 10, white x 10, gray x 6 
↙ Row 67: gray x 6, white x 11, gray x 10, white x 4, gray x 2, white x 12, gray x 2, white x 4, gray x 16 
↗ Row 68: gray x 17, white x 3, gray x 3, white x 12, gray x 2, white x 4, gray x 9, white x 12, gray x 6 
↙ Row 69: gray x 7, white x 12, gray x 9, white x 4, gray x 2, white x 11, gray x 3, white x 3, gray x 18 
↗ Row 70: gray x 19, white x 2, gray x 2, white, gray, white x 10, gray x 3, white x 3, gray x 10, white x 12, gray x 7 
Corner: Start decreasing on RS 
↙ Row 71: gray x 7, white x 13, gray x 9, white x 3, gray x 4, white x 9, gray, white x 2, gray, white x 3, gray x 18 
↗ Row 72: gray x 18, white x 3, gray, white x 9, gray x 6, white x 3, gray x 9, white x 14, gray x 7 
↙ Row 73: gray x 8, white x 15, gray x 7, white x 3, gray x 7, white x 8, gray x 2, white x 2, gray x 18 
↗ Row 74: gray x 18, white x 2, gray x 2, white x 8, gray x 6, white x 4, gray x 6, white x 16, gray x 8 
↙ Row 75: gray x 8, white x 17, gray x 6, white x 3, gray x 5, white x 9, gray x 2, white x 2, gray x 18 
↗ Row 76: gray x 18, white x 2, gray, white x 11, gray x 3, white x 4, gray x 4, white x 18, gray x 9 
↙ Row 77: gray x 9, white x 40, gray x 2, white, gray x 18 
↗ Row 78: gray x 18, white, gray, white x 40, gray x 10 
↙ Row 79: gray x 10, white x 41, gray x 19 
↗ Row 80: gray x 18, white x 41, gray x 11 
↙ Row 81: gray x 11, white x 42, gray x 17 
↗ Row 82: gray x 16, white x 43, gray x 11 
↙ Row 83: gray x 12, white x 28, gray x 2, white x 13, gray x 15 
↗ Row 84: gray x 13, white x 13, gray x 5, white x 27, gray x 12 
↙ Row 85: gray x 13, white x 26, gray x 7, white x 12, gray x 12 
Corner: Start decreasing on WS 
↗ Row 86: gray x 11, white x 12, gray x 7, white x 26, gray x 13 
↙ Row 87: gray x 12, white x 26, gray x 8, white x 11, gray x 11 
↗ Row 88: gray x 10, white x 11, gray x 8, white x 26, gray x 12 
↙ Row 89: gray x 11, white x 26, gray x 9, white x 10, gray x 10 
↗ Row 90: gray x 10, white x 9, gray x 9, white x 26, gray x 11 
↙ Row 91: gray x 11, white x 25, gray x 9, white x 9, gray x 10 
↗ Row 92: gray x 10, white x 8, gray x 9, white x 26, gray x 10 
↙ Row 93: gray x 10, white x 26, gray x 9, white x 7, gray x 10 
↗ Row 94: gray x 10, white x 7, gray x 9, white x 26, gray x 9 
↙ Row 95: gray x 9, white x 26, gray x 9, white x 6, gray x 10 
↗ Row 96: gray x 11, white x 4, gray x 9, white x 26, gray x 9 
↙ Row 97: gray x 9, white x 26, gray x 8, white x 4, gray x 11 
↗ Row 98: gray x 11, white x 4, gray x 7, white x 27, gray x 8 
↙ Row 99: gray x 8, white x 26, gray x 8, white x 3, gray x 11 
↗ Row 100: gray x 11, white x 3, gray x 7, white x 26, gray x 8 
↙ Row 101: gray x 8, white x 26, gray x 6, white x 3, gray x 11 
↗ Row 102: gray x 11, white x 3, gray x 4, white x 28, gray x 7 
↙ Row 103: gray x 7, white x 28, gray x 2, white x 5, gray x 10 
↗ Row 104: gray x 10, white x 34, gray x 7 
↙ Row 105: gray x 7, white x 33, gray x 10 
↗ Row 106: gray x 9, white x 33, gray x 7 
↙ Row 107: gray x 7, white x 32, gray x 9 
↗ Row 108: gray x 8, white x 33, gray x 6 
↙ Row 109: gray x 6, white x 32, gray x 8 
↗ Row 110: gray x 8, white x 31, gray x 6 
↙ Row 111: gray x 6, white x 31, gray x 7 
↗ Row 112: gray x 7, white x 30, gray x 6 
↙ Row 113: gray x 6, white x 29, gray x 7 
↗ Row 114: gray x 7, white x 28, gray x 6 
↙ Row 115: gray x 6, white x 27, gray x 7 
↗ Row 116: gray x 7, white x 26, gray x 6 
↙ Row 117: gray x 6, white x 26, gray x 6 
↗ Row 118: gray x 6, white x 25, gray x 6 
↙ Row 119: gray x 6, white x 24, gray x 6 
↗ Row 120: gray x 6, white x 22, gray x 7 
↙ Row 121: gray x 7, white x 21, gray x 6 
↗ Row 122: gray x 6, white x 20, gray x 7 
↙ Row 123: gray x 7, white x 19, gray x 6 
↗ Row 124: gray x 6, white x 17, gray x 8 
↙ Row 125: gray x 8, white x 16, gray x 6 
↗ Row 126: gray x 7, white x 13, gray x 9 
↙ Row 127: gray x 9, white x 12, gray x 7 
↗ Row 128: gray x 8, white x 8, gray x 11 
↙ Row 129: gray x 13, white x 2, gray x 11 
↗ Row 130: gray x 25 
↙ Row 131: gray x 24 
↗ Row 132: gray x 23 
↙ Row 133: gray x 22 
↗ Row 134: gray x 21 
↙ Row 135: gray x 20 
↗ Row 136: gray x 19 
↙ Row 137: gray x 18 
↗ Row 138: gray x 17 
↙ Row 139: gray x 16 
↗ Row 140: gray x 15 
↙ Row 141: gray x 14 
↗ Row 142: gray x 13 
↙ Row 143: gray x 12 
↗ Row 144: gray x 11 
↙ Row 145: gray x 10 
↗ Row 146: gray x 9 
↙ Row 147: gray x 8 
↗ Row 148: gray x 7 
↙ Row 149: gray x 6 
↗ Row 150: gray x 5 
↙ Row 151: gray x 4 
↗ Row 152: gray x 3 
↙ Row 153: gray x 2 
↗ Row 154: gray 

Blanket Border

Rnd 1: Ch 1, 2 sc in the side of each square, in each corner work (sc, ch 2, sc), join.

Rnd 2: Ch 2, hdc in each st, in each corner work (hdc, ch 2, hdc), join.

Finishing

Fasten off and weave in your ends.

crochet skull blanket

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