My Garden Bug Blanket – Part Six. The Final Touches

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My Garden Bug Blanket – Part Six. The Final Touches

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ย The Final Touches

Part Six of my new whimsical “My Garden Bug Blanket”.
SKILL LEVEL:
Easy
Basic stitches, simple shaping and finishing. Concentration required for neat finishing.
SIZE:
Approx 80 cm x 80 cm
MATERIALS:
Yarns:
Double knitting/light worsted yarn
Small amounts of yellow, soft purple and dark pink
Hooks & Notions:
Size 3.50mm Hook
Yarn Needle
GAUGE:
22sts x 30 rows = 10 x 10cm
Tension/Gauge is not necessary for this project to be perfect
I use US Crochet stitch terminology

INSTRUCTIONS

Flower Border:
Flower:
Make 60

With yellow yarn and 3,50mm hook
make a magic ring
Rnd 1: CH1, (work 1 SC, CH2 into ring) 5 times, FO
Rnd 2: with dark pink or soft purple yarn, join with a SL ST into a 2CH space.
(CH2, work 1 DC, CH1, work 1 DC, CH2, work a SL ST) into same space.
*Into next 2CH space:
CH2, work 1 DC, CH1, work 1 DC, CH2, work a SL ST*
Repeat from * to * 4 times more. FO and weave in ends.

Border:
Starting in a corner, join yellow yarn with a SC, CH2, SC into corner. Work 1 SC into next 3 SC:
*(CH2, SL ST into CH1 space of Flower Petal, CH2, SL ST into top of last SC made), work 1 SC into next 5 STS, (CH2, SL ST into CH1 space of Flower Petal, CH2, SL ST into top of last SC made), work 1 SC into next 3 STS, repeat from * around blanket, SL ST into first SC made. FO and weave in ends.

Note: This can be a daunting task, I made 10 flowers at a time and
attached them to the blanket.ย 
This way it breaks the repetitive cycle of doing just one thing!
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10 Comments

  1. Author

    Thank you Rebeckah ๐Ÿ™‚ Thank you for visiting!

  2. This is just so clever! I really love the character you give to your patterns.

  3. it looks awesome! Love the flowers on the edges of the blanket!

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