Friday, August 6, 2010

Triple Stitch Blanket Free Crochet Pattern

This is a great blanket and the pattern is actually pretty simple…but with a finish that will have others begging for more! I love to make these for gifts and props….and I keep telling myself that I want one for myself…and kids…needless to say--it’s a favorite pattern that is fast and easy.

What you need:
Size 15.0mm Crochet Hook
3 skeins of Lion Brand Home Town USA
Weight 6 yarn

Chain (ch)
Single crochet (sc)
Half Double Crochet (hdc)
Double crochet (dc)

32" x 30"

3” square in dc = 2 rows and 4 stitches
Please check gauge and adjust accordingly

1. If you want to increase the width, increase by counts of 3 with beginning chain.
2. If you decide to increase the size, increase the yarn amount needed. 
Ch 35.
Row 1: Sc in the second chain from the hook. (34 sts) (place stitch marker on front of row to mark the FRONT)
Row 2: Ch 1, turn; (sc, hdc, dc) in the first stitch, skip the next 2 stitches, * (sc, hdc, dc) in the next stitch, skip the next 2 stitches, repeat from * to complete row. (34 sts)
Row 3- desired length (or approx 29"):  Repeat Row 2.
For the last ODD row (You will see the stitch marker from Row 1 marking the front): Ch 1, turn; sc in each st across. (34 sts)
Fasten off and weave in ends.
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