All posts tagged: Gauge

Chevron2.0: Standard Vs. Extra Thick

Through all of the Chevron blankets I have made, I always get questions about the thickness of my work, and if I use two strands of yarn. With a couple of adjustments to the original standard-thickness pattern, you can make a plush and squishy chevron piece for a drafty nursery or a chilly workspace. The original Chevron2.0 pattern calls for one strand of worsted weight yarn and a size K (6.5mm) hook, but the beauty of crochet blankets is that any gauge will work! You can use any weight yarn that you love and the best hook that goes with it. All you may have to do is create a larger or smaller design, which is why I usually make my patterns easily adjustable. Here are some Q & A! What size hook should I use when doubling yarn? When I get an order for an extra thick piece, I use two strands of worsted weight and a size N (10mm) hook. If you are using DK weight yarn, I would use a size L (8mm) …