© Home made hats by Cheryl 5.2016
I love working with chevrons/ripples. With a couple of skipped stitches and a couple of increases you can create a lovely stitch pattern. This particular pattern uses multiples of 11 + 4. With a easy to memorize, one row repeat this adorable baby blanket is easy enough for even a beginner to make.
J/10/6 mm hook
Red Heart Baby Hugs Light
I used 2 Sprout and 1 Sunny
8 dc x 6 rows = 2 inches
Blanket measures 23.5 x 27.5 inches
Stitches and abbreviations used
Chain - ch
Double crochet - dc
Skip - sk
Single crochet - sc
Main Color - mc
Contrast Color - cc
To begin: ch 103
Row 1: 2 dc in 4th ch from hook, *dc in next 4 ch, skip 2 ch, dc in next 4 ch, 3 dc in next ch, repeat from * ending with 2 dc in last chain, ch 3, turn
Row 2: 2 dc in 1st dc, *dc 4, skip 2, dc 4, 3 dc in next stitch, repeat from *, ending with 2 dc in last st.
Rows 3 - 54: Repeat row 2, fasten off, weave in ends.
I made my color changes as follows; carrying my main color up the side and fastening off my contrast color. This is your project & can make it in any color combo you wish!!
Rows 6 & 7
Rows 14 & 15
Rows 22 & 23
Rows 30 & 31
Rows 38 & 39
Rows 46 & 47
Edging: With cc color join with sc, ch 1, sc in each stitch and chain across, at corner ch 1, working in ends of rows, sc, ch 1, sc, when you reach the next corner, ch 1, working in opposite side of beginning ch, sc in each ch across; working up side of blanket and in ends of rows, ch 1, sc, ch1; join with ss in first sc, fasten off, weave in ends.
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