Crochet or Die


  • This pattern can be worked with any weight yarn and hook.
  • See different versions created by my testers in this blog post for color placement and color changing ideas.
  • Finished size is approximately 53×63 inches (135x160cm) using Worsted yarn and a 5mm hook.
  • This blanket can be decreased in size by using DK weight yarn & a 4mm hook.
  • New to Mayhem & Majesty filet patterns? Please read the Help Guide on page 5 of this pattern before attempting to begin.


      • Corner Skulls: 372 yards (340m) total – or 93 yards per skull (85m)
      • Top/Bottom Heart Sections: 396 yards (362m) total – or 198 yards (181m) per section
      • Side Heart Panels: 630 (576m) total – or 315 yards (288m) per panel 
      • Center Panel: 733 yards (670m)
  • Granny Border: 277+ yards (253m) depending on how thick you go
  • 5mm Hook
  • Stitch Markers

Stitches – US Terms

st(s) – stitch(es) 

ch – chain 

sk – skip

dc – double crochet

sc – single crochet

slst – slip stitch

yo – yarn over

Below stitches are written out in the pattern – some have links for my tutorial videos, too!

GC – granny cluster 

GCD – Granny Cluster Decrease

CC – Corner Cluster

FDC – Foundation Row Double Crochet

Crab Stitch – also called “reverse single crochet”


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