Loops and Threads® Impeccable™ Big Radiant Stripes Blanket
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Loops and Threads® Impeccable™ Big Radiant Stripes Blanket

This unusual star-shaped blanket has contrasting colors that draw attention, making it a beautiful addition to your home décor.
Craft Time: varies
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Loops & Threads® Impeccable™ Big Contrast A: 2 balls of #03008 (Aran) Contrast B: 3 balls of #04005 (Neapolitan)
  • Size U.S. H or 8 (5 mm) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
 

Project Instructions

FINISHED SIZE
Approximately 70" (178 cm) diameter.

GAUGE
13 dc and 6½ rows = 4" (10 cm)

STRIPE PATTERN
With A, work 4 rnds.
With B, work 1 rnd.
With A, work 6 rnds.
With B, work 1 rnd.
With A, work 8 rnds.
With B, work 2 rnds.
With A, work 6 rnds.
With B, work 4 rnds.
With A, work 4 rnds.
With B, work 6 rnds.
With A, work 2 rnds.
With B, work 10 rnds.
With A, work 1 rnd.
These 55 rnds form Stripe Pat.

BLANKET
With A, ch 4. Join with sl st to first ch to form a ring.

1st rnd: Ch 3 (counts as dc). 7 dc in ring. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. 8 dc.

2nd rnd: Ch 3. 1 dc in same sp as last sl st. 2 dc in each dc around. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. 16 dc.

3rd rnd: Ch 5 (counts as dc and ch 2). 1 dc in same sp as last sl st. *Miss next dc. (1 dc. Ch 2. 1 dc) in next dc - V-st made. Rep  from * to last dc. Miss last dc. Join with sl st to 3rd ch of ch 5. 8 V-sts.

4th rnd: Sl st in next ch-2 sp. Ch 3. (1 dc. Ch 2. 2 dc) in same sp. *(2 dc. Ch 2. 2 dc) in next ch-2 sp – shell made. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. Fasten off.

5th rnd: Join B with sl st in ch-2 sp of first Shell. Ch 3.

(1 dc. Ch 2. 2 dc) in same sp - beg shell made. *1 dc in next dc. Miss next 2 dc. 1 dc in next dc. Shell in next ch-2 sp. Rep from * around, ending with 1 dc in next dc. Miss next 2 dc. 1 dc in last dc. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. Fasten off.

6th rnd: Join A with sl st to ch-2 sp of first shell. Beg shell in same sp. *1 dc in each of next 2 dc. Miss next

2 dc. 1 dc in each of next 2 dc. Shell in next ch-2 sp. Rep from * around, ending with 1 dc in each of next 2 dc. Miss next 2 dc. 1 dc in each of last 2 dc. Join with sl st to top of ch 3.

7th rnd: Sl st in each of next 2 dc and ch-2 sp. Beg shell in same sp as last sl st.  *1 dc in each of next 3 dc. Miss next 2 dc. 1 dc in each of next 3 dc. Shell in next ch-2 sp. Rep from * around, ending with 1 dc in each of next 3 dc. Miss next 2 dc. 1 dc in each of last 3 dc. Join with sl st to top of ch 3.

First 7 rnds of Stripe Pat are completed.

Keeping cont of Stripe Pat, cont as established, having 1 more dc before and after each Shell on every rnd until 55 rnds of Stripe Pat have been worked and joining A at end of last rnd.

Next rnd: With A, ch 1. 1 sc in each dc and 2 sc in each ch-2 sp around. Join with sl st to first sc.

Next rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. *Miss next 2 sc. 5 dc in next sc. Miss next 2 sc. 1 sc in next sc. Rep from * around, omitting sc at end of last rep. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

ABBREVIATIONS
approx = approximately
beg = beginning
ch = chain
cont = continue(ity)
dc = double crochet
pat = pattern
rep = repeat
rnd = round
rs = right side
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
sp(s) = space(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)

Tips

To join colors, work to last 2 loops on hook of previous color, wrap yarn over hook with new color, draw through loops and proceed.