Time Required :
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bernat® blanket™ big wheel (crochet)

Crochet a super-cozy blanket with super-bulky Bernat® Blanket™. This chenille-style yarn is perfect for making the softest of afghans and throws.
Step 1
Abbreviations
approx = approximately
beg = begin(ning)
ch = chain(s)
cont = continue(ing)
dc = double crochet
pat = pattern
rep = repeat
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
yoh = yarn over hook
Step 2
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS:  Approx 50” x 60”
 
GAUGE:  6 dc and 3½ rows = 4”, using size U.S. N/15 (10 mm) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge.  Save time; check your gauge!
 
QUANTITIES:  
Bernat® Blanket™ (10.5 oz./300 ga.; 258 yds./234 m) - 3 balls of Vintage White (Contrast A)
Bernat® Blanket™ (10.5 oz./300 ga.; 258 yds./234 m) - 3 balls of Silver Steel (Contrast B)
 
NOTES:  To change colors, work to last 2 loops on hook. Drop previous color from hook, draw new color through and proceed.  
 
To create the stripe pattern as shown in the image, work 2 rows with Contrast A, then 2 rows with Contrast B.  Together, these 4 rows form Stripe Pat.
Step 3
With A, ch 97.
 
1st row: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in next ch.*Skip next 3 ch. 7 dc in next ch. Skip next 3 ch. 1 sc in each of next 3 ch. Rep from * to last 4 ch. Skip next 3 ch. 4 dc in last ch. Join B. Turn.
 
2nd row: With B, ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 2 dc. *Ch 3. (Yoh and draw up a loop in next st. Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) 7 times. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook – 7 dc cluster made. Ch 3. 1 sc in each of next 3 dc. Rep from * to last 4 sts. Ch 3. (Yoh and draw up a loop in next st. Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) 4 times. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook – 4 dc cluster made. Turn.
 
3rd row: Ch 3 (counts as dc). 3 dc in top of 4-dc cluster. *1 sc in each of next 3 sc. 7 dc in next 7-dc cluster. Rep from * to last 2 sc. 1 sc in each of last 2 sc. Join A. Turn.
 
4th row: With A, ch 3 (counts as dc). (Yoh and draw up a loop in next st. Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) 3 times. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook – 3-dc cluster made. *Ch 3. 1 sc in each of next 3 dc. Ch 3. 7-dc Cluster. Rep from * to last 2 dc. Ch 3. 1 sc in each of last 2 dc. Turn.
 
5th row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. *7 dc in top of next 7-dc cluster. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. Rep from * to last 3-dc Cluster. 4 dc in top of last 3-dc Cluster. Join B. Turn.
 
Continue in Stripe Pat, rep 2nd to 5th rows until work from beg measures approx 60” , ending on a 2nd or 4th row.
 
Fasten off.
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