SCRAPALICIOUS BLANKET PART ONE

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PART ONE:

Two Big Squares and Two Small Squares

SKILL LEVEL:
Easy

Basic stitches, simple shaping and finishing.

SIZE:
Big Square Approx – 26 cm x 26 cm

Small Square Approx – 12 cm x 12 cm

MATERIALS:
Yarns:
Small amounts of double knitting/light worsted yarn in various colors or
various colors in any yarn available

Approx 25 grams of a Main Color – I used Cream

IMPORTANT NOTE – USE THE SAME TYPE OF YARN THROUGH OUT THE PROJECT!
Don’t stress – the size will just differ if different types are used 🙂

Hooks & Notions:
Size 3.50 Hook / or 4.00 Hook ( I used a 3.50 Hook)
Yarn Needle

GAUGE:
Tension/Gauge is not necessary for this project to be perfect as long as all the blocks are approx. the same size

I use US Crochet stitch terminology

INSTRUCTIONS:

Big Square: Make 2
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CH 40
Row 1: Work 1 DC into 4th chain from hook, work 1 DC into every chain until end, turn (38 DC)
Row 2: CH3 (counts as 1 DC), work 1 DC into every ST until end, change color, turn (38 DC)
Row 3: CH1, work 1 SC into each ST until end, change color, turn (38 SC)
Row 4: CH3 (counts as 1 DC), work 1 DC into every ST until end, turn (38 DC)
Row 5: CH3 (counts as 1 DC), work 1 DC into every ST until end, change color, turn (38 DC)
Repeat from row 3 until there are 9 strips of DC rows and 8 rows of SC
FO after last row and weave in all ends.
Border: With main color yarn (cream)
Join yarn with a SC into the first DC
Rnd 1: Work 1 SC into every DC (38 DC), work 1 SC again into last ST, continue down the side of the rows
– work 2 SC into each DC row, skip the SC rows,
– work 2 SC into first ST of bottom row, work 1 SC into each ST until end, continue up the side of the rows
– work 2 SC into each DC row, skip the SC rows, work 1 SC into the same ST as the first SC
There will now be 38 STS on each Side of the Square.
Rnd 2: SL ST into first SC, CH1, work 1 SC into same ST, work 1 SC into next 36 STS, *Corner – work 2 SC into  next ST, CH2, work 2 SC into next ST*, work 1 SC into next 36 STS , repeat Corner, work 1 SC into next 36 STS, repeat Corner, work 1 SC into next 36 STS, work 2 SC into next ST, CH2, work 1 SC into same ST as first SC.
Rnd 3: SL ST into first SC, CH1, work 1 SC into each ST until end, working  2 SC, 2 CH, 2 SC into each of the Corner 2 CH
SL ST into first SC, FO and weave in ends.
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Small Square: Make 2
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With first color yarn – CH 5 and join with a SL ST into first CH to form a ring
Rnd 1: CH3, make a 3 DC cluster, CH 3, *make a 4 DC cluster, CH 3. Repeat from *4 more times
SL ST into top of first cluster, FO and join new color yarn
Rnd 2: CH 3 (counts as first DC), work 1 DC into same ST (top of cluster), work 4 DC into 3 CH space. *Work 2 DC into top of cluster, work 4 DC into 3 CH space. Repeat from *4 more times, join with a SL ST into top of beginning CH. FO and join new color yarn
Rnd 3: CH 3 (counts as first DC), work 1 DC into same ST, work 1 DC into next 2 STS. * Work 2 DC into next ST, work 1 DC into next 2 STS. Repeat from * until end. Join with a SL ST into top of beginning CH. FO and join new color yarn
Rnd 4: CH1, work 1 SC into same ST, work 1 SC into next 2 STS, work 1 HDC into next 2 STS, work 1 DC into next 2 STS, work 2 TR, 2 CH, 2 TR into next ST, work 1 DC into next 2 STS, work 1 HDC into next 2 STS. *Work 1 SC into next 3 STS, work 1 HDC into next 2 STS, work 1 DC into next 2 STS, work 2 TR, 2 CH, 2 TR into next ST, work 1 DC into next 2 STS, work 1 HDC into next 2 STS. Repeat from * 2 more times. SL ST into first SC. FO
Rnd 5: With main color yarn (cream) Work 1 SC into each ST all around, working 2 SC, 2 CH 2 SC into each corner 2 CH. SL ST into first SC.
Rnd 6: Work 1 SC into each ST all around, working 2 SC, 2 CH 2 SC into each corner 2 CH. SL ST into first SC. SL ST into first SC FO and weave in all ends.
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I have been a crochet designer for more than 10 years. I love to think outside the box and to try and do things a bit differently. I love to learn new techniques and to challenge myself. I firmly believe that crochet should fun and evoke joy and pleasure. Creating and designing is one of my life's passions.

“Crochet is an art and crocheters it’s artists. Each crafted item is unique and own to its crafter”

Happy Crocheting Joanita Theron

12 Comments

  1. Author

    I visited your blog! Awesome progress 🙂 Love the colors. Thanks so much for sharing 🙂

  2. Hello Joanita ,
    I would like to invite you to visit my blog , I posted the first part of my blanket.
    Thanks for sharing!!!

  3. Thanks for answering!
    Soon I will show progress in my blog.
    Greetings!

  4. Author

    Hi
    Well approx. it will be about 60cm x 60cm…give or take a bit 🙂 This is a small blanket…but it can be made bigger!

  5. Author

    Hi Trudy! You can use any combination of colors. Whatever you have in your scraps basket 🙂 (or house). Just have fun!

  6. This looks fun…don't have all your pretty colours but promise to use up my scrap yarn I have all over the house! Hopefully it still turns out nice enough!

  7. What a beautiful project!! Thanks for sharing.
    I'll post it on my blog.
    Greetings!

  8. Great post, good choice of colours too for using up scrap yarn.

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