Thursday, April 15, 2010

most recent blanket

This is the most recent blanket I made for my neighbor and I really like it and am thinking about making it again.

Tiramisu Baby Blanket
32 inches X 32 inches
7 skeins Blue Sky Alpacas Organic Cotton (150 yards/100 g) in color Bone (80)
I hook, or size hook needed to match gauge
5 yards 1⁄2-inch-wide silk ribbon in chocolate brown
12 sts and 13 rows = 4 inches in single crochet
Ch = chain; Sc =single crochet; Dc = double crochet; Sl st = slip stitch; Sk = skip; Rd = round
Main Blanket
Ch 91.
Foundation Row (RS): 2 sc in 3rd ch from hook. (Sk next ch, 2 sc in next ch) across to end; turn
— 90 sts.
Row 2: Ch 1, sk first sc, 2 sc in next sc; (sk 1 sc, 2 sc in next sc) across to end; turn — 90 sts.
Repeat Row 2 until blanket is 30 inches from bottom.
Rd. 1: Ch 1, sc in each sc across to end of row, 2 more sc in last sc (corner turned). Sc 88 evenly across left edge. 3 sc in
bottom loop of first foundation chain (corner turned). Sc in bottom loop of each ch across to end, 2 more sc in last loop
(corner turned). Sc 88 evenly across right edge to end, 1 more sc in last sp; join with sl st to first sc of round (corner turned)
— 348 sts (88 per side, with 3 in each corner).
Rd 2: Ch 4 (counts as first dc and ch-1 sp). (Sk 1 sc, dc in next sc, ch 1) across to corner. (Dc in same sc, ch 1) 2 times more
(corner turned). Repeat around for next three sides of blanket, only repeating last (dc in same sc, ch1) one time in last corner.
Join with sl st to 3rd ch of 1st ch-4.
Rnd 3: (Sk ch-1 space, 5 dc in next dc, sk ch-1 space, sl st in next dc) around entire edge of blanket. Fasten off.
To finish, weave ribbon through dcs and tie in bow at corner.
Copyright 2006-2007

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1 comment:

  1. the blanket you made for Cambric is amazing. I nominate you to make me one, when I have a husband, and then a baby.


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