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Inspiring Nature Landscape Blanket Crochet Patterns

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What inspires you? I get asked this questions often about my crochet designs and the answer always stays the same, nature. There is so much beauty, texture and colors in nature that inspire my creations. The Nature Landscape blankets showcase many of these traits.

The layers you see in the gorgeous landscapes of our country are awe inspiring. Living in the mountians I see this every single day. The colors are the same but fade as they get further in the distance. My hope is that these designs will resonate that same calm and awe inspiring feeling in you.

Nature Landscape Blanket

About the Blanket Designs

Included in the Nature Landscape book are 4 different designs. Each design has a different color scheme that matches the mood/design of the blankets. I will share what yarns and colors I used in the following paragraphs. I live in a mountain town so that is what I generally think of and 3 of the designs feature mountains. But, my daughter is obsessed with cacti so I had to include a dessert theme as well.

Each blanket is made using the same stitch. This stitch is a unique stitch that aligns right on top of one another making it ideal for graph designs. The stitch is explained with photos and include how to carry or change colors.

alligned crochet stitches in Nature's Landscape Blankets

Another feature I love about the designs is the detail is in the blanket its self. I didn’t want to take away from that so there is NO border. Yay! That means when you are done crocheting the rows you are done. No dreaded crocheting in row ends, it’s simple and looks great.

Blanket Size

The blankets will vary slightly in size depending on the yarn you use. However, they are the size of a larger throw and with most #4 worsted weight yarns the blankets size will range from 41″ wide and 52″ high (typical throw size) up to 50″ wide and 62″ high (large throw).

About Each Blanket – the details

mountain River

The Mountian River blanket was designed with my families favorite body of water, the river. We spend so much time on rivers so I think this one is my favorite. My husband loves the color green so this one was designed with him in mind.

Mountain Rivers Landscape Blanket

Finding the right colors can be tricky because you need to find shades that compliment each other and are available in a specific line of yarn. I was excited to find these yarns in Berroco Comfort yarns, the colors are amazing and the yarn is so lovely to work with, you can check out this line of Berroco Comfort yarn HERE.

The Berroco Comfort yarn is a worsted #4 weight yarn, but it is a little finer so this is the smallest throw size. The completed blanket came out to be 41″ wideand 52″ high.

purple mountain majesty

The most common mountian inspiration we see is the layers of mountain ranges. See this during a sun rise or during a sun set can be one of the most spectacular views one can witness. Capturing the natural pink/purple hues that cast on the mountains during these few magical moments inspired this color scheme.

Purple Mountain Majesty Landscape Blanket

The yarn I choose to use for this design had so many different shades taht it was so fun to pick and choose. I used Bernat Premium yarn and it is so plush and ideal for soft blankets. The colors I used to create the Purple Mountain Majesty blanket are below and you can see all the options available in the Bernat Premium yarn HERE.

Since the Bernat yarn was so plush (a thicker) #4 worsted weight yarn, this design came out the largest throw blanket size of 50″ wide and 62″ long.

Desert Skies

The Desert Skies blanket was designed with my daughter in mind. She loves the desert landscapes of sand, bluffs and cacti. I do love the variations with the colors in this design. I used rich red, orange, shades of brown and a deep teal for the sky. It is very eye catching.

Desert Skies Landscape Blanket

The Desert Skies Blanket was made with a traditional worsted (#4) weight yarn. I used Premier Yarns Anti-Pilling Everyday yarn. I also used this yarn on the next blanket design, Blue Mountian Lakes. This yarn is great to work with and comes in so many shades it is almost too difficult to pick out what to use.

I used the following colors that made this design really pop.

The Desert Skies Blanket came out to be an slightly larger throw (not quite as big as the Purple Mountain Majesty) at 46″ wide abd 58″ high. You can find the Premier Anit-Pilling yarns HERE.

Blue Mountain Lakes

The Blue Mountain Lakes is also close to home for me. We live half a mile from a beautiful lake on the edge of town. My favorite time to see the lake is when it is calm and you can see the reflection of the trees in it. Again, it is a majestic and inspiring snapshot of nature.

Blue Mountain Lakes Landscape Blanket

For the Blue Mountain Lakes I also used Premier yarns. I love the shades of blue and how calming those colors are. But, I also practically drool over the golden colors of the aspen trees in the fall so wanted to capture that along the sandy shore of the beach.

The colors in this design are below or you can select your own custom colors of the Premier yarn HERE.

The Blue Mountain Lake is the same size as the Desert Skies blanket at 46″ wide and 56″ high.

Where to get the book

The Nature’s Landscapes Crochet Blanket Book includes all four of the blanket designs shown in detail above. You can currently find the book through Annie’s Crochet Website using the button/ link below.


Nature's Landscape Blanket

WIN a copy

Before you purchase your copy of the book I would like to offer a Giveaway. Win a digital copy of the Nature’s Landscape Blanket below. It’s easy, just enter below.

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This Post Has 65 Comments

  1. Michelle Wulf

    The Mountain River is my favorite and would be my first make! My second favorite is Purple Mountain Majesty. Such beautiful blankets, all!

  2. Kay

    I think I do the mountain as I love mountains and reminds me of Colorado

  3. Marsha L

    The Blue Mountain Lakes is my favorite but only by a little. The blues just melt my soul. I enjoy looking at and making afghans like this because they’re beautiful, functional, and not so complicated that a beginner can make them. I’ve been doing this almost 60 years but teach a lot of newbies, and this type is a blessing to refer students to buy. Thank you.

  4. Christel

    Wonderful designs! I can’t decide which one I would make first, but I would probably end up making all 4.

  5. shoshana

    i will definitely make desert skies first, but i just might make them all, they are fantastic!

  6. Alice

    The best yet. These are beautiful

  7. katty

    i will purple Mountain Magesty bc I love Purple colors..

  8. Jo Melling

    Love all 4, they’re all beautiful, but purple mountain majesty is definitely my favourite!

  9. Barbara

    I LOVE all of them. Would have a hard time to choose.

  10. Barbara

    Would be hard to choose which pattern I love the best, because I LOVE them all.

  11. Sandy R

    Blue Mountain Lakes is calling my name!

  12. Emma

    I love the Purple Mountain Majesty!

  13. Teresa Brown

    The blankets are just wonderful!! Thanks for the giveaway!

  14. Michelle G.

    I love all four of your designs, but the Blue Mountain Lakes is my favorite one. Congratulations on your new book!

  15. Judy

    Blue Mountain Lakes or Mountain Majesty will probably be done first. Your work is beautiful!

  16. Tonia

    All the designs are beautiful but my first one will be Desert Skies.

  17. Kami

    Desert skies because that looks like my home, but I love them all!

  18. Verna

    These are all something I would want to make, but I think the first one would be Purple Mountain Majesty. Just Fabulous designs.

  19. Debbie

    I love all 4 and would probably make Desert Skies first!!

  20. Michelle LeBlanc

    I really enjoy purple Mountain majesty design, & I have a few purples i could use, would look fabulous on my mothers bed, for holiday!! Thank you for this opportunity, very grateful for your generosity!!

  21. Anita Crews

    I would LOVE to win this book! Thank you for the opportunity

    1. Anita Crews

      I would make definitely make the Desert Skies blanket first.

  22. Anita Crews

    I would make the Desert Skies first

  23. Linda

    I love the Mountain River. I identify with it the most. Thank you for the giveaway opportunity.
    Linda

  24. Lori

    These blankets are beautiful. My favorite is Purple Mountain Majesty. Thank you for all you do!

  25. Jackie Jarvis

    I love the colours in the Purple Mountain Majesty design, so would make this one first, they are all beautiful x

  26. Jackie

    I would make the Purple Mountain Majesty first love the colours

  27. Agneta Lindskov

    Blue Mountain Lake will be my first make.

  28. Terrie Blackett

    Would be so delighted to win this giveaway β€οΈπŸ€πŸ™πŸΌ Thank you so much for the opportunity πŸ˜ƒπŸ’

  29. Christina

    I would make the purple mountain majesty one first, but the desert cactus is a close second!

  30. STEPHANIE

    I would make the Purple Mountain Majesty for my daughter. Purple is her favourite colour.

  31. Chris

    would probably START with Purple Mtn Majesty as I look out my west facing bay window at a 180ΒΊ view of such mtns – part of the Rocky Mtn Absaroka Range!

  32. MarGambrel

    I LOVE the mountain one. That would make great gifts for my brothers and sisters!

  33. Sherry

    I love all the designs but I would like to make the mountain with the lake running through it!

  34. Jill

    i will be making Purple Mountain Majesty first as i am a purple fanatic…lol all are beautiful!!

  35. Lulu Love

    They’re all beautiful but Blue Mountain Lakes is my favorite!

  36. Patty S

    It is hard to choose but I think Mountain River followed closely by Purple Mountain Majesty. Beautiful blankets!

  37. Nancy

    Love them all but Mountain River and Purple Majesty would be my first choices!

  38. Kathy Jenks

    I love this book, think I will make Mt River first.

  39. Ginny Brennan

    These are such beautiful patterns!
    I love Desert Sky and would love to make it.

  40. Donna S

    Love these blankets!

  41. Laurie

    It’s hard to decide which one to start with, they’re all beautiful, maybe the mountain blanket! Thanks so much for a chance to win the patterns!

  42. Laurie Clout

    It’s hard to decide which one to start with, they’re all beautiful, maybe the mountain blanket! Thanks so much for a chance to win the patterns!

  43. Brady

    I love the colors of Desert Skies! I’d start there!

  44. Tina L

    These are beautiful and would make great gifts!!

  45. Sue

    They are all amazing blankets. My personal favourite is Mountain River.

  46. Deb

    I love them all! I would make blue mountain lakes first.

  47. Sandra Dawson

    They are beautiful!!

  48. Anita

    I love the purple Mountain Majesty… I would probably make that one first. But they are all beautiful.

  49. Mountain River is the one that I would make first. I think that looking at water is relaxing! I also would rush to make Purple Majesty!

  50. DPadgett

    oh so hard to choose! I think I’d have to start with the mountain river!

  51. Debbie Thurmond

    Love them all, but Desert Skies is my fave!

  52. Heather S

    I think mountain river, but they are all so stinking beautiful!

  53. Rebecca

    I would love to do Blue Mountain Lakes! Purple Majesty would be next on my list. Gorgeous!!

  54. Rosetta Williams

    Each Afghan is beautiful

  55. Julene

    I love the Mountain River design the most. It takes you places while you are sitting at home.

  56. Connie Dews

    Mountain River as being from the south I’ve always dreamt of going to the mountains and then Desert Skies.

  57. Leigh Elgie

    I would absolutely make all the patterns but the first one would be the desert 🏜 skies.

  58. Dawn Tenneson

    I would make the mountain lake for me but my brother would love the desert one! These are beautiful!

  59. Jamie G

    I THOUGHT I left a comment here before, but I don’t see it. So, my apologies if this is the second time… I just wanted to say that these patterns are exactly the type of design that I need in my life. My favorite thing is looking at the sky, or the horizon (no mountains here in eastern Nebraska)… These patterns truly speak to my heart and soul. Thanks for creating them, and for offering a giveaway! Just beautiful!

    And actually, now that I’m doing this again, I realize that I couldn’t comment before because the page wouldn’t load to submit it. It’s happening again now. Hopefully I can get it to go through this time!

  60. Rebecca Allen

    You make such beautiful blankets, I would be scared to even try. I like doing Granny Squares and C2C but yours are truly a work of art.

  61. Tracey

    Your nature Afghans are beautiful and the color choices are stunning!

  62. Anita

    I like the picture look on the blankets. Is it all done with just single crochet? So pretty.

  63. Sarah

    The Purple Mountain Majesty is my favorite one, so I’d probably make that one first! I’m biased because purple is my favorite color. πŸ’œ

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