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Crochet Border Patterned Blanket

Crafting Time:
  • Varies
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Lion Brand
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Description

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Lion Brand items: Homespun yarn: Mediterranean, 3 skeins (A); Rococo, 3 skeins (B); Prairie, 3 skeins (C) Crochet hook Size K - 10.5 [6.5 mm], or size to obtain gauge Large-eyed blunt needle

FINISHED SIZE: 41"x54"

GAUGE: 10.5 sc + 10 rows = 4 in.
BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE.

STITCH EXPLANATIONS:

dsc (double sc) Insert hook in next st, yo, draw yarn through st, yo, draw yarn through 1 loop on hook, yo, draw yarn through 2 loops on hook.

dc2tog (dc dec) Yo, insert hook into st and draw up a loop, yo and draw through 2 loops. Yo, insert hook in next st and draw up a loop. Yo, draw through 2 loops, yo, draw through all loops on hook.

dc3tog (dec 2 dc) [Yo, insert hook in next st and draw up a loop, yo and draw through 2 loops] 3 times, yo, draw through all loops on hook.

sc2tog (sc dec) Insert hook into st and draw up a loop. Insert hook in next st and draw up a loop. Yo, draw through all loops on hook.

sc3tog (dec 2 sc) [Insert hook in next st and draw up a loop] 3 times. Yo, draw through all loops on hook.

ABBREVIATIONS:

ch = chain
dc = double crochet
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
hdc = half double crochet
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
yo = yarn over

DIRECTIONS:

RECTANGLE (9" wide x 10" tall) -- Make 4 each with A, B, and C

  1. Ch 25.
  2. Row 1 (RS): Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across; turn -- 24 sc.
  3. Row 2: Ch 1, sc in each sc across; turn.
  4. Rep Row 2 until Rectangle measures 10 in. [25.5 cm] from beginning. Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.

ASSEMBLY:

With large-eyed blunt needle and tails, sew Rectangles tog following Construction Diagram for placement.

FINISHING

Top Border:

  1. Row 1: From RS of Blanket, join A in top right corner st, ch 14, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each of next 12 ch, work 72 sc evenly spaced across top edge; turn - 85 sc.
  2. Row 2: Ch 1, sc in first sc, *dsc in next sc, hdc in next sc, 3 dc in next sc, hdc in next sc, dsc in next sc, sc in next sc; repeat from * across; turn -- 113 sts. Complete last sc with B; fasten off A.
  3. Row 3: Ch 1, sc2tog in first 2 sts, sc in each of next 2 sts, *3 sc in next st, sc in each of next 2 sts, sc3tog in next 3 sts, sc in each of next 2 sts; rep from * across to last 5 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in each of next 2 sts, sc2tog in last 2 sts; turn -- 113 sts.
  4. Row 4: Rep Row 3 -- 113 sts. Complete last sc with C; fasten off B.
  5. Row 5: Ch 2, skip first st, dc in next st (counts as dc2tog), *hdc in next st, dsc in next st, sc in next st, dsc in next st, hdc in next st, dc3tog in next 3 sts; rep from * across, ending with dc2tog in last 2 sts; turn -- 85 sts.
  6. Row 6: With C, ch 1, sc in each st across; turn -- 85 sc. Complete last sc with B; fasten off C.
  7. Row 7: With B, rep Row 6 -- 85 sc.
  8. Row 8: With B, rep Row 2 -- 113 sts. Complete last sc with A; fasten off B.
  9. Rows 9-10: With A, rep Rows 3-4. Complete last sc with C; fasten off A.
  10. Rows 11-12: With C, rep Rows 5-6. Fasten off C.

Left Side Border:

  1. Row 1: From RS, join A in top left corner in last st of Row 12 of Top Border, ch 1, work 103 sc evenly spaced across left side edge to bottom left corner; turn.
  2. Rep Rows 2-12 of Top Border - 137 sts at end of Row 2. Fasten off.

Lower Border:

  1. Row 1: From RS, join A in lower left corner in last st of Row 12 of Left Border, ch 1, work 85 sc evenly spaced across bottom edge to bottom right corner; turn.
  2. Rep Rows 2-12 of Top Border. Fasten off.

Right Side Border:

  1. Row 1: From RS, join A in lower right corner in last st of Row 12 of Lower Border, ch 1, work 103 sc evenly spaced across right side edge to top right corner; turn.
  2. Rep Rows 2-12 of Top Border. - 137 sts at end of Row 2. Fasten off. With A, sew lower edge of Top Border to corresponding sts on side edge of Right Side Border.

Edging:

  1. Rnd 1: From RS, join B in top right corner, ch 1, sc evenly spaced around, working 3 sc in each corner st, 95 sc across each short edge, and 113 sc across each long edge; join with slip st in first sc.
  2. Rnds 2-6: Ch 1, sc in each sc around, working 3 sc in each corner sc; join with slip st in first sc.
  3. Fasten off. Weave in ends.
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