Crochet the Long Sunny Blanket: A Ray of Sunshine in Every Stitch

Crocheting is not just a craft; it’s an art that allows you to create beautiful and functional pieces of warmth and comfort.

One such creation that radiates warmth and positivity is the “Long Sunny Blanket.” This crochet pattern brings the sunshine into your home, stitch by stitch.

In this article, we will guide you through the steps to create your own Long Sunny Blanket, spreading the joy of sunny days throughout your space.

Materials You’ll Need:

  • Worsted weight yarn in sunny yellow (or your preferred color)
  • Crochet hook size H/8 (5.0mm)
  • Scissors
  • Yarn needle
  • Stitch markers (optional)


Foundation Chain:

  1. Start by making a foundation chain with a multiple of your desired width. For a standard blanket size, try chaining 150.

Row 1:

  1. Single crochet (sc) in the second chain from the hook.
  2. Continue to sc in each chain across the row.

Row 2:

  1. Chain 1 (does not count as a stitch).
  2. Sc in the first stitch.
  3. Ch 1, skip the next stitch, sc in the next stitch. Repeat * to * across the row.

Rows 3 and Beyond:

  1. Repeat Row 2 until your blanket reaches your desired length. To add a sunny twist, switch to a bright yellow color yarn to represent the sun’s rays.


  1. To finish off your blanket, fasten off the yarn, leaving a long tail for weaving in the ends.

Assembly and Border (Optional):

  1. If desired, add a border of single crochet or any decorative edge using a complementary color. This step is optional but can enhance the overall look of your sunny blanket.


There’s something magical about creating a blanket with your own two hands. The Long Sunny Blanket is not just a cozy accessory; it’s a ray of sunshine on a cloudy day. Whether you’re making it for yourself or gifting it to a loved one, this crochet project is sure to brighten anyone’s day.

The sunny yellow color not only warms your body but also your heart, and the repetitive yet soothing crochet stitches make it a perfect project for both beginners and experienced crocheters. The Long Sunny Blanket is a versatile piece that can be used as a throw for your couch or a comforting wrap for a chilly evening.

As you crochet each stitch, imagine the sun’s rays spreading warmth and positivity throughout your space. It’s a reminder that even on the gloomiest of days, a little creativity can bring a touch of sunshine into your life.

So, grab your crochet hook and some sunny yarn, and start stitching your Long Sunny Blanket today. With every stitch, you’re weaving a bit of happiness into your home.

Feel free to use this article and pattern as a starting point for your own project. You can customize the colors and dimensions to suit your preferences and create a truly unique “Long Sunny Blanket.” Happy crocheting!

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