Sunday, 30 March 2014

Springtime Blanket Free Crochet Pattern

Springtime by DROPS Design "A lovely blanket outside or in the gazebo!"

Crochet DROPS blanket with granny squares in ”Merino Extra Fine”.

Source - garnstudio.com

DROPS 137-1
DROPS design: Pattern no ME-049
Yarn group B
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Measurements: approx. 92 x 150 cm
Materials: DROPS MERINO EXTRA FINE from Garnstudio
600 g colour no 01, off white
300 g colour no 23, grey blue
150 g colour no 19, light grey blue
150 g colour no 14, steel blue
150 g colour no 22, medium purple
150 g colour no 16, light pink
150 g colour no 25, pink
150 g colour no 17, cerise
150 g colour no 11, red
150 g colour no 26, pistachio
150 g colour no 18, green
DROPS CROCHET HOOK SIZE 4 mm – or size needed to get 1 granny square = 8 x 8 cm.

NOTE: This pattern is written in British English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from cm to inch - clickhere. There are different terms for crocheting in British and American English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in American English, please click here.
SQUARE COLOURS:
Square 1: Steel blue (cast on + 1 round), off white (2nd round), pink (3rd round)
Square 2: Green, off white, medium purple
Square 3: Medium purple, light pink, pistachio
Square 4: Cerise, red, light grey blue
Square 5: Pistachio, medium purple, pink
Square 6: Cerise, green, off white
Square 7: Pink, cerise, pistachio
Square 8: Pistachio, medium purple, cerise
Square 9: Off white, light grey blue, pistachio
Square 10: Off white, pink, red
Square 11: Light grey blue, off white, red
Square 12: Pink, red, light grey blue
Square 13: Grey blue, light grey blue, off white
Square 14: Off white, medium purple, light pink
Square 15: Cerise, off white, light pink
Square 16: Pink, off white, grey blue
Square 17: Pink, green, off white
Square 18: Light pink, cerise, grey blue
Square 19: Red, off white, light grey blue
Square 20: Pistachio, light grey blue, cerise
Square 21: Light pink, pistachio, green
Square 22: Off white, grey blue, light grey blue
Square 23: Light grey blue, cerise, off white
Square 24: Medium purple, pink, red
Square 25: Medium purple, pistachio, off white
Square 26: Off white, light grey blue, pink
Square 27: Light grey blue, grey blue, red
Square 28: Pistachio, cerise, pink
Square 29: Red, pink, green
Square 30: Off white, light pink, steel blue
Square 31: Medium purple, steel blue, off white
Square 32: Cerise, steel blue, grey blue
Square 33: Medium purple, off white, steel blue
CROCHET TIP:
Fasten the threads after every colour change. Let the thread from previous row be worked in the piece a bit before cutting it off and fastening it (work with the new colour around the previous colour).
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BLANKET:
Blanket consist of 198 granny squares that are crochet tog. There are 33 different colour combinations - see Square colours above. Work 6 squares in every colour combination.
GRANNY SQUARE:
Crochet 3 ch on hook size 4 mm with Merino Extra Fine and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch - see Square colours above.
ROUND 1: 3 ch, 2 tr in ch-ring, 3 ch, * 3 tr in ch-ring, 3 ch *, repeat from *-* a total of 3 times and finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round. Turn piece.
ROUND 2: Switch colour and READ CROCHET TIP. 3 ch, 2 tr in first ch-loop, 3 ch, 3 tr in same ch-loop, * 1 ch, 3 tr in next ch-loop, 3 ch, 3 tr in same ch-loop *, repeat from *-* a total of 3 times and finish with 1 ch and 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round. Turn piece.
ROUND 3: Switch colour, 3 ch, 2 tr in first ch-loop, 1 ch, * 3 tr in next ch-loop, 3 ch, 3 tr in same ch-loop, 1 ch, 3 tr in next ch-loop, 1 ch *, repeat from *-* a total of 3 times, 3 tr in next ch-loop, 3 ch, 3 tr in same ch-loop, 1 ch and finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round.
ASSEMBLY:
Squares are worked tog with off white on hook size 4 mm, see diagram M.1 in which order and see diagram M.2 on explanation on how the squares are worked tog. Work the squares tog on the short side of blanket first, see direction arrow A, repeat diagram M.1 a total of 3 times vertically. Finally work all squares tog on the long side of blanket - see direction arrow B.
CROCHET EDGE:
Work an edge around the entire blanket on hook size 4 mm with off white as follows:
ROUND 1: In every ch-loop work * 3 tr and 1 ch *. Repeat from *-* around the sides, in the corners work 3 tr, 3 ch, 3 tr.
ROUND 2: Work * 3 ch, 1 dc in ch-loop from previous round *. Repeat from *-* around the sides, in the corners work 1 dc, 2 ch and 1 dc. Finish with 1 sl st in first ch on round.

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