On a Cloud Ripple
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On a Cloud Ripple


It’s fun to use four different colors of Baby Clouds for this softly shaded blanket, but you can crochet it in all one color if you prefer.
Designed by Taryn Christmas.
Craft Time: varies
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • RED HEART® "Baby Clouds™":
    9311 Cloud A (2 skeins)
    9549 Orchid B (2 skeins)
    9724 Pink Lemonade C (1 skein)
    9351 Tutti-Frutti D (4 skeins)
  • Crochet Hook: US N-15 [10mm]
  • Yarn Needle
 

Project Instructions

Step: 1

SIZE
Throw measures 33½-inches x 41½-inches including border.


Step: 2

GAUGE
8 dc = 4-inches in pattern. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.


Step: 3

ABBREVIATIONS
A, B C = color A, color B, color C
ch = chain
dc = double crochet
mm = millimeters
rnd = round
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch (es)
yo = yarn over
* or ** = repeat


Step: 4

SPECIAL ABBREVIATION
Dc3tog = [Yo, insert hook in next st, yo, draw loop through, yo, draw through 2 loops] 3 times, yo, draw through remaining 4 loops.


Step: 5

COLOR SEQUENCE
1 row each of D, B, D, C, D, A; repeat throughout.


Step: 6

THROW
With D, ch 73, turn.


Step: 7

Row 1: Dc in 3rd ch from hook, *3 dc, in next 3 ch work (dc3tog), 3 dc, (3 dc) in next ch; repeat from * across, ending with 2 dc in last ch. Turn.


Step: 8

Row 2: Join B. Ch 3 (counts as first dc), dc in next dc, *3 dc, dc3tog, 3 dc, 3 dc in next dc; repeat from * across, ending with 2 dcs in turning ch. Turn.


Step: 9

Rows 3-28: Repeat Row 2, alternating colors as above. Fasten off at the end of Row 28. Weave in ends.


Step: 10

Border
Join B with sc in any st, ch 4, tr in same st, 2 tr in each st around, working 5 tr in each corner. Fasten off. Join A with sl st in any st, ch 1, sc evenly around. Fasten off. Weave in ends.


Tips

Carry unused color yarns along the side edge, twisting working yarn around the others as you go.

(6 Super Bulky) RED HEART® "Baby Clouds™", Art. E710 available in solid 6 oz (170g), 140 yd (128m) ; multi and swirl 4.5 oz (127g), 105 yd (96m) skeins.