The “Sebastian” Crochet Blanket — Free Pattern
This blanket is a little larger than many that I design. It certainly can be used for a baby, but is a wonderful size for children and for adults as they sit in their favorite chair, watching tv. It is made with a very easy stitch pattern called, “alternate double clusters”.
I think you will love the finished blanket for yourself, your child or as a gift! You will probably want to make many more than just one!! Enjoy the pattern!!
“Sebastian” Crochet Blanket
Designed By: Christine Longe of Lakeview Cottage Kids
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Skill Level: Advanced Beginner
Size: One Size
– 2 Yarnspirations Caron One Pound Skeins (I used an entire skein of (Color A) Sky Blue and 1 skein of (Color B) Cream
– Crochet Hook: Size “I”
– Yarn Needle (Used for working in loose yarn ends.)
Finished Size: Approximately 43 inches x 45 inches
Stitches Used in the Pattern:
–- ch = chain
–- sl st = slip stitch
–- dc = double crochet
— dctog = double crochets together
Note: The combination of double crochet stitches in this blanket pattern create what are called “alternate double clusters”. And, to use this stitch to make a different sized blanket, chain an odd number of chains (of your choice) and add 3 more chains for the foundation chain.
***How to work a dctog:
– Yarn over, insert crochet hook into stitch, yarn over and pull through, yarn over and pull through 2 stitches, yarn over, insert crochet hook into stitch, yarn over and pull through, yarn over and pull through 2 stitches, yarn over, insert crochet hook into stitch, yarn over and pull through, yarn over and pull through 2 stitches, yarn over and pull through 4 stitches on the hook.
- Using (Color A) Sky Blue, ”Chain 102 chains (99 stitches for the row and 3 chains added for this foundation chain)
Row 1: In the 4th chain from the hook, work 3 dctog. *Ch 1, skip 1 ch and work 3 dctog
, all in the next ch*. Repeat from * to * across the row. Turn.
Row 2: Ch 1. Skip the first 3 dctog (cluster). *Work 3 dctog in the next ch 1 space, ch 1, skip the next 3 dctog (cluster).*. Repeat from * to *. Be sure to end with with the last 3 dctog (cluster) worked under the ch 3. Turn.
Rows 3 – 9: Repeat Row 2 using (Color A) Sky Blue.
Rows 10 – 21: Repeat Row 2 using (Color B) Cream.
Rows 22 – 41: Repeat Row 2 using (Color A) Sky Blue.
Rows 42 – 61: Repeat Row 2 using (Color B) Cream.
This blanket does not have an additional border.
Fasten off and weave in the ends.
Hope you enjoy your new and cozy blanket!!!
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