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lion brand® homespun® necks best thing triangle blanket (crochet)

Stay warm and cozy with this unique crocheted blanket made from variegated triangle pieces.
Step 1
ABBREVIATIONS
ch = chain
ch-sp(s) = chain space(s) previously made
hdc = half double crochet
rep = repeat
rnd = round
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
sp(s) = space(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)  

SIZE: About 56" x 67" (142 x 170 cm)

GAUGE: 10 hdc + 8 rows = about 4" (10 cm); BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE.
 
Quantity of Skeins Needed for Project:
8 - Lion Brand® Homespun® Yarn – Painted Desert (10111724)
 
STITCH EXPLANATIONS
hdc2tog (hdc 2 sts together) (Yarn over, insert hook in next st and draw up a loop) twice, yarn over and draw through all 5 loops on hook – 1 st decreased.
hdc3tog (hdc 3 sts together) (Yarn over, insert hook in next st and draw up a loop) 3 times, yarn over and draw through all 7 loops on hook – 2 sts decreased.
 
NOTES
  1. Blanket is made from 6 Triangles.
  2. Sts are worked across one edge of previous Triangle to begin next Triangle, following Assembly Diagram.
  3. A border is worked around outer edge of Blanket.
Step 2
BLANKET

Triangle I
 
Ch 84.

Row 1 (RS): Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each sc across – you will have 83 sc.

Row 2: Ch 2 (counts as first hdc in this row and in all following rows), turn, hdc in next st and
each st across.

Row 3 (Decrease Row): Ch 2, turn, working through back loops only, hdc2tog, hdc in each st to last 3 sts, hdc2tog, working through both loops, hdc in last st (top of turning ch) – 81 sts.

Row 4 (Decrease Row): Ch 2, turn, working through both loops, hdc2tog, hdc in each st to last 3 sts, hdc2tog, hdc in last st – 79 sts.

Row 5 (Decrease Row): Rep Row 3 –77 sts.

Row 6: Ch 3 (counts as hdc, ch 1), turn, working through both loops, sk next st, hdc in next st, *ch 1, sk next st, hdc in next st; rep from * across – 39 hdc and 38 ch-1 sps.
 
Notes: In the next row, work into each hdc and ch-1 sp, working through the back loops only of the hdc sts. Work through the back loops only of hdc sts in all odd-numbered rows.

Row 7 (Decrease Row): Ch 2, turn, hdc2tog, hdc in each ch-1 sp and hdc to last st before turning ch-sp, hdc2tog, hdc in 2nd ch of turning ch – 75 sts.

Rows 8-51: Rep Rows 4-7 eleven times – 9 sts at the end of Row 51.

Rows 52 and 53: Rep Rows 4 and 5 – 5 sts at the end of Row 53.

Row 54: Ch 2, turn, working through both loops, hdc in next st and each st across.

Row 55: Ch 2, turn, hdc3tog, hdc in last st – 3 sts.

Row 56: Ch 1, turn, sk first 2 sts, sc in top of turning ch – 1 st.
 
Do not fasten off.  
Step 3
Triangle II

Row 1 (RS): Ch 1, turn, work 83 sc as evenly spaced as possible across side edge of Triangle I – 83 sc.
 
Rows 2-56: Work same as Rows 2-56 of Triangle I.
 
Do not fasten off.  
Step 4
Triangles III-VI

Row 1 (RS): Ch 1, turn, work 83 sc as evenly spaced as possible across side edge of previous Triangle – 83 sc.

Rows 2-56: Work same as Rows 2-56 of Triangle I.
 
Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing. Sew edges of Triangle I and VI together. 
Step 5
FINISHING


Border

Rnd 1 (RS): From RS, join yarn with sl st at beginning of edge of any Triangle, ch 1, work 82 sc as evenly spaced as possible across edge of each Triangle, working 2 sc in each join between Triangles and 3 sc in each point; join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 2: Turn, working through front loops only, sl st in each st around.
 
Fasten off.
 
Weave in ends. 
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    • Color: Painted Desert
    • Size: 6 oz
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    • Size: 6 oz
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