SCRAPSRIFIC RAINBOW BLANKET PART ONE

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Scrapsrific Rainbow Blanket Part One – Free Crochet Along

This Scrapsrific Rainbow Blanket Part One is the first section of squares for a fun and colorful blanket.
The perfect project to do to use up all your bits and pieces from your leftover yarn.

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Colors – completely optional

  • A – natural
  • B – sepia
  • C – marigold
  • D – sherbet
  • E – kiwi
  • F – mint
  • G – turquoise
  • H – azure
  • I – watermelon
  • J – pomegranate

PART ONE:

IMPORTANT NOTES:

  • READ the instructions through first;
  • special stitches are noted and linked to tutorials (if necessary) for each part;
  • please check your stitch count – this IS important for joining!
  • All sizes mentioned are approximate only – this ALL depends on YOUR hook, YOUR yarn and YOUR tension.
    – for this project to be joined with the least effort be sure to use the SAME hook throughout!
  • I use US Crochet stitch terminology.

My Hook:
4.00 mm

Abbreviations: 
CH – chain
SL ST – slip stitch
SC – single crochet
HDC – half double crochet
DC – double crochet
TR – treble crochet
BLP – back loop

Special Stitches:
Magic Circle – photo tutorial courtesy of M and M Crochet Designs
Standing DC – photo tutorial courtesy of M and M Crochet Designs
Starting Cluster
&
Cluster – Treble 3 Together – *yo twice, insert hook into next st, yo, pull up a loop, (yo, draw through 2 loops) twice, repeat from * two more times, yo, draw through all loops on hook.video tutorial Joanita Theron

What you will crochet:

16 x 3 inch (8 cm) squares:

  • 4 x Rainbow Swirl Mini Square
  • 4 x Mini Swirly Square
  • 4 x Polka Dot Mini Square
  • 4 x Mini Square It Square

Rounds 1 and 2 of a 12 inch (30 cm) – only 1

INSTRUCTIONS:

Rainbow Swirl Mini Square: Make 4

Takes approx to 20/30 minutes to make one square – depending on skill and how quickly you crochet.

Note: To make the color sequence easier to understand with the photo tutorials – I am indicating color change with a specific color.

The colors I used in the tutorial: – colors is brackets () I used for the 3rd and 4th squares

  • A – natural (B – sepia)
  • B – sherbet (E – kiwi)
  • C – turquoise (I – watermelon)
  • D – pomgranate (C – marigold)

With A – Make a magic circle / or CH 6; SL ST to form a circle

RND 1: CH 1; *work [1 SC; 1 HDC; 2 DC] into circle – do NOT cut yarn; pull up long loop**.
Rep from *to** with color B;
rep from *to** with color C;
rep from *to** with color D.

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RND 2: Pick up color A loop; *work 2 DC into next ST; work 1 DC into next ST; work 2 DC into next ST; work 1 DC into next ST – do NOT cut yarn; pull up long loop**.

Pick up color B loop rep from *to**;
pick up color C loop rep from *to**;
pick up color D loop rep from *to*.

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TIP: The trick to this square is to NOT get your yarn knotted – I placed my balls in each corner on a tray – and then with each color change turned the tray!

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RND 3: Pick up color A loop; *CH 2; work 2 DC into next ST; work 1 DC into next 5 STS – do NOT cut yarn; pull up long loop**.

Pick up color B loop rep from *to**;
pick up color C loop rep from *to**;
pick up color D loop rep from *to*.

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RND 4: Pick up color A loop; *work [2 DC; 2 CH; 2 DC] into next 2 CH space; work 1 DC into next 2 STS; work 1 HDC into next 2 STS; work 1 SC into next 2 STS; SL ST into next ST – fasten off**.

Pick up color B loop rep from *to**;
pick up color C loop rep from *to**;
pick up color D loop rep from *to*.

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Weave in ends.

If you count the STITCHES from corner to corner (2 CH space to 2 CH space) you SHOULD have 11 STS.
The square should approx measure 3 inches (8 cm)

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Mini Swirly Square: Make 4

Colors I used:

  • square 1 – A natural and J pomegranate
  • square 2 – G turquoise and A natural
  • square 3 – E kiwi and C marigold
  • square 4 – I watermelon and E kiwi

Takes approx to 15/25 minutes to make one square – depending on skill and how quickly you crochet.

NOTE: This square is made in continuous rounds – you will need a Stitch Marker to mark your stitches.

With color – Make a magic circle / or CH 6; SL ST to form a circle

RND 1: CH 1; work [2 SC; 2 HDC; 2 DC] into ring – do NOT join – use a Stitch Marker to indicate round end. (6 STS)

RND 2: working into BACK-LOOPS (important) – work 2 DC into each of next 6 STS – do NOT join – use a Stitch Marker to indicate round end. (12 STS)

RND 3: work (2 DC into next ST; work 1 DC into next ST) 4 times; leaving the LAST 4 STS un-worked – use a Stitch Marker to indicate round end. ( 12 STS – not counting un-worked sts)

RND 4: work [1 DC; 2 CH; 1 DC] into first un-worked ST; work 1 HDC into next ST; work 1 SC into next ST; work 1 HDC into next ST.
*Work [1 DC; 2 CH; 1 DC] into NEXT ST; work 1 HDC into next ST; work 1 SC into next ST; work 1 HDC into next ST.**
Repeat from *to** 2 more times; SL ST into first DC worked.

RND 5: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); *work [2 DC; 2 CH; 2 DC] into next 2 CH space; work 1 DC into next ST; work 2 DC into next ST; work 1 DC into next ST; work 2 DC into next ST; work 1 DC into next ST.**
Repeat from *to** 3 more times. SL ST into 3rd CH of 3 CH.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

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The center WILL bobble/bucket!!

With next color – join with a SC into first FRONT-LOOP at the center of the square; work 1 SC into SAME loop;
work 2 SC into each loop until just before Round 5. Fasten off and weave in ends.

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If you count the STITCHES from corner to corner (2 CH space to 2 CH space) you SHOULD have 11 STS.
The square should approx measure 3 inches (8 cm)

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Polka Dot Mini Square: Make 4

Colors I used:

  • square 1 – H azure; I watermelon; A natural and E kiwi
  • square 2 – J pomegranate; D sherbet; H azure and G turquoise
  • square 3 – B sepia; A natural; G turquoise and C marigold
  • square 4 – C marigold; F mint; B sepia and J pomegranate

Takes approx to 10/15 minutes to make one square – depending on skill and how quickly you crochet.

With color – Make a magic circle / or CH 6; SL ST to form a circle

RND 1: CH 3/or do the STANDING DC; work 11 DC into ring; SL ST into 3rd CH of 3 CH/or top of STANDING DC.
(12 DC) Fasten off and weave in ends.

join new color into ANY DC

RND 2: CH 3/or do the STANDING DC; work 1 DC into SAME DC; work 2 DC into each DC around; SL ST into 3rd CH of 3 CH/or top of STANDING DC.
(24 DC) Fasten off and weave in ends.

join new color into ANY DC

RND 3: CH 3/or do the STANDING DC; work [1 DC; 2 CH; 2 DC] into SAME DC; CH 1; SKIP next 2 DC;
work 3 DC into next DC; CH 1; SKIP next 2 DC.
*Work [2 DC; 2 CH; 2 DC] into SAME DC; CH 1; SKIP next 2 DC; work 3 DC into next DC; CH 1; SKIP next 2 DC.**
Repeat from *to** 2 more times; SL ST into 3rd CH of 3 CH/or top of STANDING DC.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

join new color into ANY corner 2 CH space

RND 4: *work [1 SC; 2 CH; 1 SC] into 2 CH space; work 1 SC into next 2 DC; work 1 SC into next 1 CH space; work 1 SC into next 3 DC; work 1 SC into next 1 CH space; work 1 SC into next 2 DC.**
Repeat from * to ** 3 more times; SL ST into first SC worked.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

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If you count the STITCHES from corner to corner (2 CH space to 2 CH space) you SHOULD have 11 STS.
The square should approx measure 3 inches (8 cm)

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Mini Square It Square: Make 4

Colors I used:

  • square 1 – G turquoise E kiwi; D sherbet and I watermelon
  • square 2 – I watermelon; H azure; F mint and A natural
  • square 3 – C marigold; J pomegranate; B sepia and G turquoise
  • square 4 – F mint; C marigold; A natural and B sepia

Takes approx to 10/15 minutes to make one square – depending on skill and how quickly you crochet.

With color – Make a magic circle / or CH 6; SL ST to form a circle

RND 1: CH 3/or do the STANDING DC; work 11 DC into ring; SL ST into 3rd CH of 3 CH/or top of STANDING DC.
(12 DC) Fasten off and weave in ends.

join new color into ANY DC

RND 2: CH 3/or do the STANDING DC; work [1 TR; 1 DC] into same DC; work 1 DC into next 2 DC.
*work [1 DC; 1 TR; 1 DC] into DC; work 1 DC into next 2 DC.**
Repeat from *to** 2 more times. SL ST into 3rd CH of 3 CH/or top of STANDING DC.
(16 DC; 4 TR) Fasten off and weave in ends.

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join new color into ANY TR

NOTE: work 1 DC IN-BETWEEN 2 DC  – this means working into the SPACE of the DC ST you just made a ST in and the next DC you are going to work in – we are creating an extra ST for the next round.

RND 3 : CH 3/or do the STANDING DC; work [1 DC; 2 CH; 2 DC] into same TR; work 1 DC into next 2 DC;
work 1 DC IN-BETWEEN 2 DC; work 1 DC into next 2 DC.
*Work [ 2 DC; 2 CH; 2 DC] into next TR; work 1 DC into next 2 DC;
work 1 DC IN-BETWEEN 2 DC; work 1 DC into next 2 DC.
Repeat from *to** 2 more times. SL ST into 3rd CH of 3 CH/or top of STANDING DC.
(9 DC on each side) Fasten off and weave in ends.

join new color into any 2 CH corner space

RND 4: *work [1 SC; 2 CH; 1 SC] into 2 CH corner space; work 1 SC into each of next 9 DC.**
Repeat from * to ** 3 more times. SL ST into first SC worked.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

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If you count the STITCHES from corner to corner (2 CH space to 2 CH space) you SHOULD have 11 STS.
The square should approx measure 3 inches (8 cm)

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Rounds 1 and 2 of a 12 inch (30 cm):

With color A (natural) – Make a magic circle / or CH 6; SL ST to form a circle

RND 1: CH 3; work 2TRtog into ring; CH 3; (work 3TRtog; CH 3) 8 times into ring; SL ST into top of first Cluster.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

With color D (sherbet)- join into any 3 CH space

RND 2: CH 3; work 2TRtog into space; work [CH 3; 3TRog] into SAME space; CH 3.
*Work [3TRtog; 3 CH; 3TRtog] into next 3 CH space; CH 3.**
Repeat from * to ** 6 more times. Fasten off and weave in ends.

OPTIONAL SURFACE CROCHET:
Note – this does not influence further rows if you opt NOT to do the surface crochet.

With color C (marigold) – join with a SC around any RND 1 Cluster; CH 5;
(work SC around next Cluster; CH 5) 7 times; SL ST into first SC worked.

Work 2 SC into next 5 CH space; work 1 SC into 3 CH space between Clusters worked in a 3 CH space of RND 1;
Note – in other words this is the 3 CH space that was worked like this [3TRtog; 3 CH; 3TRtog]
work 2 SC into SAME 5 CH space.
*Work 2 SC into next 5 CH space; work 1 SC into 3 CH space between Clusters worked in a 3 CH space of RND 1;
work 2 SC into SAME 5 CH space.** Repeat from * to ** 6 more times.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

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