The Boardwalk Breeze is a beautiful and super comfy blanket that is quick to stitch up. Shades of aqua, cream, and soft red give the blanket a beachy nautical feel, like taking a stroll on the time honored boardwalk to gaze at the ocean!
Boardwalk Breeze Blanket
By Jennifer Dickerson
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- 6 Balls of Bernat Maker Dec (I used 2 balls of "Aqua" 2 balls of "Woodberry" and 2 balls of "Cream"
- 8.0 mm crochet hook
- Tapestry needle
- 50 inches wide and 60 inches tall (note: if you need to change the dimensions, see instructions below for information on multiples)
Tutorial Links & Abbreviations:
(Blanket as shown is worked in a color stripe sequence of 5 rows of each color)
Ch 125 (multiple of 10+5)
Row 1: In the 4th ch from the hook work a dc, then work a dc in each of the next 4 ch. *Skip 2 ch, then work a dc in each of the next 4 ch. Ch 2, then work a dc in each of the next 4 ch. Repeat from * across until there is 1 ch left. Work 2 dc in that last ch.
Row 2: Ch 3 and turn. Work a dc into the first dc. Work a dc in each of the next 4 sts. *Skip the next 2 sts, then work a dc in each of the next 3 sts. Work a (dc, ch 2, dc) in the ch 2 space from the previous row, then work a dc in each of the next 3 sts. Repeat from * until 6 sts remain. Skip the next two sts, then work a dc in each of the next 4 sts. Work 2 dc in the topmost ch of the turning ch.
Repeat row 2 until blanket is 60 inches tall or desired height.
Finishing: Weave in all ends and you're finished!
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