Sunday, 24 March 2013

Bright Squares Blanket and Pillow Crochet Pattern– Patons.

 

Bright and fun blanket in the varied shades of Patons Decor.

Get the Free PDF Pattern at Patons here.

Measurements
Blanket: Approx 48 x 57 ins [122 x 144.5 cm].
Pillow: Approx 18 ins [45.5 cm] square (excluding edging).

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

Materials
Patons® Decor
(100 g / 3.5 oz)
Blanket Pillow
Contrast a (16206 New Teal) 1 1 ball
Contrast B (16309 New Lilac) 1 1 ball
Contrast C (16310 Rich New Lilac) 1 1 ball
Contrast D (16141 Rich Periwinkle) 1 1 ball
Contrast E (16433 New Rose) 1 1 ball
Contrast F (01714 Barn Red) 1 1 ball
Contrast g (01633 Chocolate Taupe) 1 1 ball
Contrast H (16523 New Green) 1 1 ball
Contrast I (16525 Dark New Green) 1 1 ball

Size 5 mm (U.S. H or 8) crochet hook or size needed to obtain tension. 18 ins [45.5 cm] square pillow form.

Stitch Glossary
approx
= Approximately.
Beg = Beginning.
Ch = Chain(s).
Dc = Double crochet.
Rep = Repeat.
Rnd(s) = Round(s).
RS = Right side.
Sc = Single crochet.
Sl st = Slip stitch.
Sp(s) = Space(s).
St(s) = Stitch(es).
tog = Together.
WS = Wrong side.

Instructions
Blanket
Large Motif

With Color 1, ch 5. Join with sl st in first ch to form a ring.
1st rnd: Ch 3 (counts as dc). [3 dc. (Ch 3. 4 dc) 3 times] all in ring. Ch 3. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. Fasten off.
2nd rnd: Join Color 2 with sl st in any ch-3 sp. Ch 3 (counts as dc). (1 dc. Ch 3. 2 dc) in same sp as sl st. *1 dc in each dc across to next ch-3 sp. (2 dc. Ch 3. 2 dc) in next ch-3 sp. Rep from * twice more. 1 dc in each dc to end of rnd. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. Fasten off.
3rd rnd: Join Color 3 with sl st in any ch-3 sp. As 2nd rnd. Fasten off.
4th rnd: Join Color 4 with sl st in any ch-3 sp. As 2nd rnd. Fasten off.
5th rnd: Join Color 5 with sl st in any ch-3 sp. As 2nd rnd. Do not fasten off.
6th rnd: Ch 3 (counts as dc). 1 dc in next dc. *(2 dc. Ch 3. 2 dc) in next ch-3 sp. 1 dc in each dc across to next ch-3 sp. Rep from * twice more. (2 dc. Ch 3. 2 dc) in next ch-3 sp. 1 dc in each dc to end of rnd. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. Fasten off.
7th rnd: Join Color 6 with sl st in any ch-3 sp. As 2nd rnd. Fasten off.

Small Motif
With Color 1, ch 5. Join with sl st in first ch to form a ring.
1st rnd: Ch 3 (counts as dc). [3 dc. (Ch 3. 4 dc) 3 times] all in ring. Ch 3. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. Fasten off.
2nd rnd: Join Color 2 with sl st in any ch-3 sp. Ch 3 (counts as dc). (1 dc. Ch 3. 2 dc) in same sp as sl st. *1 dc in each dc across to next ch-3 sp.
(2 dc. Ch 3. 2 dc) in next ch-3 sp. Rep from * twice more. 1 dc in each dc to end of rnd. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. Fasten off.
3rd rnd: Join Color 3 with sl st in any ch-3 sp. As 2nd rnd. Fasten off.
Finishing
Sew Motifs tog following Diagram III (see page 36).
Edging: 1st rnd: With RS facing, join A with sl st in bottom right corner. Ch 1. Work sc evenly around outer edge of Blanket having 3 sc in each corner.
Join B with sl st in first sc.
2nd rnd: With B, ch 1. Work 1 sc in each sc around, having 3 sc in each corner sc. Join C with sl st in first sc.
3rd rnd: With C as 2nd rnd, joining D at end of rnd.
4th rnd: With D as 2nd rnd, joining G at end of rnd.
5th rnd: With G as 2nd rnd. Fasten off.
Pillow
Make Large and Small Motifs as given for Blanket, following Guides below for Colors and quantities of Large and Small Motifs:

Finishing
Sew Motifs tog following Diagram IV shown for each Front and Back piece (see page 36).
Edging: 1st rnd: With WS facing each other, place Front and Back pieces tog. With RS of Front facing, join A through both thicknesses at bottom right corner and work 1 row of sc through both thicknesses to join pieces, working 3 sc in corners. Do not work across bottom edge. Insert pillow form. Complete working sc across bottom edge. Join B with sl st to first sc.
2nd rnd: With B, ch 1. Work 1 sc in each sc around, working 3 sc in each corner sc. Join C with sl st in first sc.
3rd rnd: With C as 2nd rnd, joining D at end of rnd.
4th rnd: With D as 2nd rnd, joining G at end of rnd.
5th rnd: With G, 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.

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