Thursday, June 18, 2020

Fuchsia Skies Blanket, Free Crochet Pattern + Video


The Fuchsia Skies Blanket is cozy, cuddly, and just about the squishiest blanket ever!  Pretty neutral grays are given a fun pop of color with a fabulous fuchsia stripe, but you can get creative with other color combinations, self striping, or variegated yarns too!

Want a little help? There's a full video tutorial below too! 

Fuchsia Skies Blanket
By Jennifer Dickerson

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Materials:
  • 9.0 mm crochet hook 
  • 6 balls of Bernat Blanket or Red Heart Sweet Home (I used Bernat Blanket in the "Pale Gray" 2 balls of Bernat Blanket in the "Deep Fuchsia" and 2 Balls of Sweet Home in the " Steel" colorway.
  • Tapestry needle 
  • Scissors 
  • Tape measure
Finished Sizing:
  • 52 inches wide 
  • 72 inches long

Instructions:

Ch 103 (multiple of 6+1)

Round/Row 1: In the 4th ch from the hook, work 2 dc. *Skip two ch then work a sc in the next ch. skip 2 ch and in the next ch, work 4 dc. Repeat from * until there are 3 ch left on the row. Skip the next two ch, and in the very last ch, work a sc.

Round/Row 2: Ch 3 and turn. Work 2 dc in the sc from the previous row. *Work a sc in the center space of the fan from the previous row (area in between the posts right in the center). Work 4 dc in the sc in between the next two fans. Repeat from * to the end of the row. Work a sc in the turning chain space to finish the row.

Repeat row 2 until the piece is approximately 30 inches long. Be sure to save about 18-24 inches of yarn to work the seam (see below).

Weave in any ends that remain.


© Jennifer Dickerson 2020

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