Blanket Challenge 2
Updated: May 9
If you use this FREE pattern, the challenge is to create at least 1 blanket that you donate to the charity of your choice.
You can find the pattern below or if you would like to support me and my crochet habit, the pattern can be purchased on Ravelry for $2.50 :)
Gentle Waves Stroller Blanket
Big Twist Value (100% Acrylic, 380 yards / 347 meters, 6 ounces / 170 grams) Light Rose: 3 skeins
Optional Yarn: Any worsted weight (#4) yarn.
HOOKS & SUPPLIES
Hook US H8 / 5.00 mm
Stitch Marker (Optional)
13 stitches = 4”, first 9 pattern rows = 4”
One Size: 35” wide x 40” long
PATTERN KEY (US Terms)
altch2 = alternate chain 2
ch = chain
dc = double crochet
fsc = foundation single crochet
hdc = half double crochet
sc = single crochet
slst = slip stitch
sp(s) = space(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)
SPECIAL STITCHES & TECHNIQUES
Written & Photo Tutorial: https://tinyurl.com/v9aatne
* * - Repeat instructions between the asterisks.
( ) - Repeat instructions between the brackets the number of times indicated.
Turn at the end of each row.
Ch 1 spaces do not count as stitches.
The altch2 is the first st in the row.
The ch 1 at the beginning of the row does not count as a st.
Row 1: fsc 136
Optional Row 1: ch 137 (or any multiple of 17+1), sc in the 2nd ch from the hook and each ch across. (136 sts)
Row 2: (altch2, dc) in the first st, 2 dc in each of the next 2 sts, skip 1 st, (dc in the next st, skip 1 st) 5 times, * 2 dc in each of the next 6 sts, skip 1 st, (dc in the next st, skip 1 st) 5 times * across until 3 sts remain, 2 dc in each of the last 3 sts.
Row 3: ch 1, sc in each st across.
Repeat Rows 2 & 3 until desired length.
Fasten off and weave ends.