Time Required :
Over an hour
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caron® cotton cakes™ diamond blocks crochet blanket

Striking colors in self-striping Caron® Cotton Cakes™ are combined with a solid cream background to make this beautiful blanket. The crochet fair isle motif looks impressive and is easy to work, making for a great 'on-the-go' project. The softness and drape of Caron® Cotton Cakes™ make this a project you won't want to put down.
Step 1

MEASUREMENTS: Approx. 50" [127 cm] wide x 60" [152.5 cm] long

GAUGE: 14 sts and 7 rows = 4" [10 cm] in pat

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INSTRUCTIONS: 

Motif (Make 30)

Note: Ch 3 at beg of rows counts as dc.

With MC, ch 36.

Beg working Chart, noting that each square is equal to 2 dc and reading RS rows from right to left and WS rows from left to right. Only carry MC when not being used. Change colors by drawing contrast color through last 2 loops on hook.

Row 1: (RS) 1 dc in 4th ch from hook. 1 dc in each ch to end of ch. Turn. 34 dc.

Row 2: Ch 3. 1 dc in next dc. 1 dc in each dc to end of row. Turn.

Rep Row 2 and cont working Chart until Row 17 of chart is complete.

Fasten off. 

Step 2

Assembly

With A, sc tog Motifs through front loops only into 5 Strips, having 6 Motifs in each Strip. Sc Strips tog through front loops only.


Border

With RS facing, join MC with sl st to any corner.

Rnd 1: Ch 3 (counts as dc). 1 dc in each dc around, working 5 dc in each corner. Join with sl st to top of ch 3.


Fasten off.

Fringe

Cut strands of A 10" [25.5 cm] long. Taking three strands tog, fold in half and knot into fringe in every other st across Bottom and Top of Blanket. Trim fringe evenly.


ABBREVIATIONS:

Approx = Approximately

Beg = Begin(ning)(s)

Ch = Chain

Cont = Continue

Contrast A = Peach Blossom

Dc = Double Crochet

Main Color = MC (Cream)

Pat = Pattern

Rep = Repeat

RS = Right Side

Sc = Single Crochet

Sl st = Slip Stitch

St(s) = Stitch(es)

Tog = Together

WS = Wrong Side

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  • 946471112
    You’ll Need: 5
    Item # 10584317 
    $10
    • Color: Cream
    • Size: 8.8 oz
    • Color: Cream
    • Size: 8.8 oz
    • Color: Cream
    • Size: 8.8 oz
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  • 946471112
    You’ll Need: 4
    Item # 10584322 
    $10
    • Color: Peach Blossom
    • Size: 8.8 oz
    • Color: Peach Blossom
    • Size: 8.8 oz
    • Color: Peach Blossom
    • Size: 8.8 oz
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  • 809187850
    You’ll Need: 1
    Item # 10233542 
    $6.79
    • Size: H / 5 mm
    • Size: H / 5 mm
    • Size: H / 5 mm
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