Friday, July 22, 2016

Free Crochet Pattern...Boardwalk Breeze Blanket!


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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Materials:
  • 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
  • Scissors
  • Tapestry needle

Sizing:
  • 50 inches wide and 60 inches tall (note: if you need to change the dimensions, see instructions below for information on multiples)


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Instructions:

(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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2 comments:

  1. Hi there! What ply is the wool that you use for this blanket?
    Thanks!

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