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Cozy blankets and throws make a house feel homey and cozy! They are perfect for comforting a child (or adult) or keeping toes warm while sharing a favorite children’s book. Kids may even use them to build a fort for secret meetings and imaginary play. The throws you knit and crochet for yourself and those you love are not only home decorating accents, they also lead to special memories for years to come.

Our wonderful collection of 10 patterns are fun to recreate as we show them. Or let your imagination go a little wild and choose your own colors.

skill level: easy knit

Great Squares Knit Blanket

Take advantage of the painterly color effects of this yarn by using six shades in one gorgeous throw. Each of the joinings and corners are finished off with a pompom trim for a modern look.

Pattern knit in Red Heart Colorscape.

skill level: beginner knit

Cozy-Up Knit Throw

The soft, wonderful cozy chenille yarn knits up into the best comfy throw! The super bulky yarn is a super bulky weight and comes in super big balls. It’s simply superb!

Pattern knit in Red Heart Sweet Home.

skill level: intermediate crochet

Golden Waves Crochet Throw

You’ll love the cushy coziness of this one-color throw! The interesting stitch pattern is amazingly reversible, looking the same on both sides. Choose any shade of yarn for your perfect pop of color.

Pattern crocheted in Red Heart Classic.

skill level: beginner knit

Dynamite Knit Ombré Throw

Alternate two shades of Red Heart Ombré yarn and add vivacious color to your favorite resting spot. Each panel is knit separately, like a scarf, and then sewn together.

Pattern knit in Red Heart Ombré.

skill level: intermediate crochet

Mud Cloth Inspired Crochet Throw

This artisan throw was inspired by the patterns seen in ancient African mud cloth. Although this throw is not woven like traditional mud cloth fabrics, we love that we can enjoy and create gorgeous patterns with our crochet hooks.

Pattern crocheted in Red With Love.

skill level: easy crochet

Diamond in the Rough Crochet Throw

The iconic granny is recreated as a comfy throw. If you can crochet a granny square, you can crochet this throw! Choose colors to brighten your space and your mood.

Pattern crocheted in Red Heart With Love Chunky.

skill level: easy knit

Color Blocks Knit Throw

Add a modern vibe to your room with this dramatic throw. Twelve easy squares are knit and then sewn together. It’s perfect for living areas or bedrooms, in any colors that suit you.

Pattern knit in Red Heart Soft.

skill level: easy crochet

Menswear Crochet Throw

Looking for a throw to make your guy that he will appreciate more than a sweater, this is it! Choose a trio of his favorite shades and you’ll find your way into his heart through his warm toes.

Pattern crocheted in Red Heart Soft.

skill level: easy crochet

Modern Crochet Granny Throw

If you know how to make a tiny granny square, you can make this throw! It’s just one big, fun square, topped with tassels. We love how multi colors add interest as you stitch, but know that this throw would look great in solid colors, or even stripes!

Pattern crocheted in Red Heart Super Saver Jumbo.

skill level: easy crochet

Bright Stripes Reversiple Crochet Throw

Crocheting this throw with two strands of yarn, gives it a nice weight, adds color interest and speeds your crocheting along. This throw has the bonus of looking the same on both sides making it reversible!

Pattern crocheted in Red Heart Soft.

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