Squares Blanket

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Squares Blanket

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Lovely crochet blanket with interesting varied squares pattern. Measures approximately 50 inches (127 cm) wide x 56 inches (142 cm) long. Shown in Patons Decor, crochet using size 5.5 mm (U.S. I or 9) hook.

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Single Size
Approx 50 ins [127 cm] wide x 56 ins [142 cm] long
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The materials for this project cost $107.10

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  • Single Size

Approx 50 ins [127 cm] wide x 56 ins [142 cm] long

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Main Color (MC)

Decor | Rich New Rose, 87434 is discontinued. Click 'Edit Color' to select other shade.Edit Color
$13.58

Contrast A

Decor | Pale New Green, 87522 is discontinued. Click 'Edit Color' to select other shade.Edit Color
$20.37

Contrast B

Decor | New Green, 87523 is discontinued. Click 'Edit Color' to select other shade.Edit Color
$20.37

Contrast C

Decor | Dark New Green, 87525 is discontinued. Click 'Edit Color' to select other shade.Edit Color
$20.37

Contrast D

Decor | Burnt Orange, 87605 is discontinued. Click 'Edit Color' to select other shade.Edit Color
$27.16

Contrast E

Decor | Select your Shade, Edit Color
$0.00

Takumi Bamboo Crochet Hook

Size I9/5.5mm
$5.25
The materials for this project cost $107.10

Abbreviations

Ch(s) = Chain(s)

Dc = double crochet

Rnd = Round

RS = right side

sc = single crochet

Sl st = Slip stitch

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Approx 50 ins [127 cm] wide x 56 ins [142 cm] long

MATERIALS

Decor (100 g/3.5 oz;190 m/208 yds)
Main Color (MC) Rich New Rose () 2
Contrast A Pale New Green () 3
Contrast B New Green () 3
Contrast C Dark New Green () 3
Contrast D Burnt Orange () 4
Contrast E () 6
Size 5.5 mm (U.S. I or 9) crochet hook or size needed to obtain tension.

GAUGE

15 dc and 7 rows = 4 ins [10 cm]

INSTRUCTIONS

BLOCK A (make 15).
Large Square (make 2 for each Block A).
With C, ch 9.
Foundation row: (WS). 1 dc in 4th ch from hook. 1 dc in each ch to end of ch. Turn. 7 dc.
1st row: Ch 3 (counts as dc). 1 dc in next dc and each dc to end of row. Turn.
Rep last row once more.
Next rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 6 dc. 3 sc in last dc. 5 sc down side of Square. 3 sc in next corner loop of foundation ch. 1 sc in each of next 5 loops of foundation ch. 3 sc in next loop of foundation ch. 5 sc up side of Square. 2 sc in first sc. Join A with sl st in first sc. Break C.
Next rnd: With A, ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 sc in each of next 6 sc. *3 sc in next corner sc. 1 sc in each of next 7 sc. Rep from * twice more. 3 sc in next sc. Join MC with sl st to first sc. Break A.
Next rnd: With MC, ch 3. 1 dc in each of next 7 sc. *5 dc in next corner sc. 1 dc in each of next 9 sc. Rep from * twice more. 5 dc in next corner sc. 1 dc in next sc. Join with sl st to top of ch 3.
Next rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 sc in each of next 9 dc. *3 sc in next corner dc. 1 sc in each of next 13 dc. Rep from * twice more. 3 sc in next corner dc. 1 sc in each of next 3 dc. Join with D with sl st to first sc. Break MC.
Next rnd: With D, ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 sc in each of next 10 sc. *3 sc in next corner sc. 1 sc in each of next 15 sc. Rep from * twice more. 3 sc in next corner sc. 1 sc in each of next 4 sc. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

Small Square 1 (make 4 for each Block A).
With A, ch 6.
Foundation row: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch to end of ch. Turn. 5 sc.
1st row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
Rep last row 3 times more. Join D at end of last row. Break A.
Next rnd: With D, 1 sc in each of next 4 sc. 3 sc in last sc. 4 sc down side of Square. 3 sc in next corner loop from foundation ch. 1 sc in each of next 4 loops of foundation ch. 3 sc in next loop of foundation ch. 4 sc up side of Square. 2 sc in first sc. Fasten off.

Small Square 2 (make 4 for each Block A).
Work as given for Small Square 1 substituting C for A.

Assemble Small Squares as shown in Diagram I for Block A.
Next rnd: Join B with sl st to any corner. Ch 1. *3 sc in corner sc. 1 sc in each of next 15 sc. Rep from * 3 times more. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

Assemble Squares as shown in Diagram I to form Block A.

With RS of Block A facing, join E in top right corner and work 1 rnd of sc around outer edge, having 3 sc in corners. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

BLOCK B (make 15).
Note: To change color, work to last 2 loops on hook. Draw next color through 2 loops on hook to complete st and proceed in next color.

With E, ch 42 loosely.
Foundation row: (RS). 1 dc in 4th ch from hook. 1 dc in each of next 2 ch. *With B, 1 dc in each of next 4 ch. With E, 1 dc in each of next 4 ch. Rep from * 3 times more. With B, 1 dc in each of last 4 ch. Turn. 40 dc.
1st row: Ch 3 (counts as dc). 1 dc in each of next 3 dc. *With E, 1 dc in each of next 4 dc. With B, 1 dc in each of next 4 dc. Rep from * 3 times more. With E, 1 dc in each of next 4 dc. Turn. Break E.
2nd row: With B, ch 3 (counts as dc). 1 dc in each of next 3 dc. *With D, 1 dc in each of next 4 dc. With B, 1 dc in each of next 4 dc. Rep from * 3 times more. With D, 1 dc in each of next 4 dc. Turn.
3rd row: Ch 3 (counts as dc). 1 dc in each of next 3 dc. *With B, 1 dc in each of next 4 dc. With D, 1 dc in each of next 4 dc. Rep from * 3 times more. With B, 1 dc in each of next 4 dc. Turn. Break B.
4th row: With D, ch 3 (counts as dc). 1 dc in each of next 3 dc. *With C, 1 dc in each of next 4 dc. With D, 1 dc in each of next 4 dc. Rep from * 3 times more. With C, 1 dc in each of next 4 dc. Turn.
5th row: Ch 3 (counts as dc). 1 dc in each of next 3 dc. *With D, 1 dc in each of next 4 dc. With C, 1 dc in each of next 4 dc. Rep from * 3 times more. With D, 1 dc in each of next 4 dc. Turn. Break D.
6th row: With C, ch 3 (counts as dc). 1 dc in each of next 3 dc. *With E, 1 dc in each of next 4 dc. With C, 1 dc in each of next 4 dc. Rep from * 3 times more. With E, 1 dc in each of next 4 dc. Turn.
7th row: Ch 3 (counts as dc). 1 dc in each of next 3 dc. *With C, 1 dc in each of next 4 dc. With E, 1 dc in each of next 4 dc. Rep from * 3 times more. With C, 1 dc in each of next 4 dc. Turn. Break C.
8th row: With E, ch 3 (counts as dc). 1 dc in each of next 3 dc. *With B, 1 dc in each of next 4 dc. With E, 1 dc in each of next 4 dc. Rep from * 3 times more. With B, 1 dc in each of next 4 dc. Turn.
Rep 1st to 8th rows once more, then 1st row once. Fasten off.

Assemble Blocks as shown in Diagram II.

Edging: 1st rnd: With RS of work facing, join E with sl st in any corner of Blanket. Ch 1. 3 sc in same sp. Work in sc evenly around Blanket, having 3 sc in corners. Join with sl st to first sc.
2nd rnd: 1 sc in each sc around, having 3 sc in corners. Join with sl st to first sc.
3rd rnd: Ch 1. Working from left to right instead of from right to left, as usual, work 1 reverse sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.