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bernat® blanket™ diagonal blocks crochet blanket

Step 1
ABBREVIATIONS
Approx = Approximately
Beg = Beginning
Ch = Chain(s)
Cont = Continue(ity)
Dc = Double crochet
Dec = Decrease(ing)
Inc = Increase(ing)
Pat = Pattern
Rem = Remain(ing)
Rep = Repeat
RS = Right side
Sc = Single crochet
Sl st = Slip stitch
Sp(s) = Space(s)
St(s) = Stitch(es)
WS = Wrong side 

MEASUREMENTS: Approx. 49" x 55" (124.5 x 139.5 cm).
 
GAUGE: 7 sc and 8 rows = 4" [10 cm].  
 
QUANTITIES NEEDED FOR THIS PROJECT:
3 Balls - Bernat® Blanket™ (10.5 oz./300 ga.; 220 yds./201 m) Yarn – Silver Steel (Contrast A; 10345813)
3 Balls - Bernat® Blanket™ (10.5 oz./300 ga.; 220 yds./201 m) Yarn – Purple Plum (Contrast B; 10346027) 
Step 2
Instructions
Note: To join new color, work to last 2 loops on hook. Draw new color through rem 2 loops and proceed in new color.  
 
Stripe Pat: With A, work 4 rows. With B, work 4 rows. These 8 rows form Stripe Pat.  
 
With A, ch 6.
 
1st row: (RS). 1 dc in 4 th ch from hook and each of next 2 ch. Turn – 1 Block made.
 
2nd row: Ch 6. 1 dc in 4 th ch from hook and each of next 2 ch – beg block made. (Sl st. Ch 3. 3 dc) in next ch-3 sp – block made. Turn.
 
3rd row: Beg block. (Block in next ch-3 sp) twice. Turn – 3 blocks made.
 
4th row: Beg block. (Block in next ch-3 sp) 3 times. Join B. Break A. Turn – 4 blocks made.
 
5th row: With B, beg block. (Block in next ch-3 sp) 4 times. Turn – 5 blocks made.
 
6th row: Beg block. (Block in next ch-3 sp) 5 times. Turn – 6 blocks made.
 
First 6 rows of Stripe Pat are complete.
 
Keeping cont of Stripe Pat, inc 1 block each row as before, until side edge measures approx. 49" [124.5 cm], ending with 4 rows of any color. 
Step 3
Keeping cont of Stripe Pat, work sides even as follows:
 
1st row: (RS). Beg block. *Block in next ch-3 sp. Rep from * to last ch-3 sp. Sl st in last ch-3 sp (do not make a block). Turn.
 
2nd row: Sl st in each of first 3 dc and ch-3 sp. Block in same sp as last sl st. *Block in next ch-3 sp. Rep from * to end of row. Turn. 
 
Keeping cont of Stripe Pat, rep last 2 rows until longer side measures 55" [139 cm], ending on a WS row.  
 
Note: When changing color, skip first 3 dc. Join next color with sl st in next ch-3 sp, then proceed in new color. 
Step 4
Keeping cont of Stripe Pat, dec sides as follows:
 
1st row: (RS). Sl st in each of first 3 dc and next ch-3 sp. Block in same sp as last sl st. *Block in next ch-3 sp. Rep from * to last ch-3 sp. Sl st in last ch-3 sp (do not make a block). Turn .
 
Keeping cont of Stripe Pat, rep last row until 1 block rem. Fasten off.  
Step 5
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  • 809187840
    Item # 10345813 
    $8.00
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    • Color: Silver Steel
    • Size: 10.5 oz
    • Color: Silver Steel
    • Size: 10.5 oz
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    • Size: 10.5 oz
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  • 809187840
    Item # 10346027 
    $8.00
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    • Color: Purple Plum
    • Size: 10.5 oz
    • Color: Purple Plum
    • Size: 10.5 oz
    • Color: Purple Plum
    • Size: 10.5 oz
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