2021 Crochet Blanket - free crochet pattern - Crochet Cloudberry

Christmas is Coming

Oh yes it is! Although I have been doing Christmas crochet since the summer, I know that it is starting to get close to Christmas when I start doing other Christmas crafts. I have been making some Christmas cards this year and cooking up some festive chutneys in the past week or so. I do love this busy time of year and all the little crafts that we make. But I have still had time to add the penultimate round to the 2021 crochet blanket. And although it is a very simple round, the blanket is by now such as size that it takes rather a while to get round all the way.  I can barely wait until the blanket is fully finished and I can enjoy snuggling under it.

2021 Crochet Blanket - free crochet pattern - Crochet Cloudberry
2021 Crochet Blanket - free crochet pattern - Crochet Cloudberry

A simple round in Orchid to make the dark blue really stand out.

Materials

Caron Simply Soft – Gold

Caron Simply Soft – Ocean

Caron Simply Soft – Orchid

Caron Simply Soft – Sunshine

5 mm hook

Tapestry needle and sharp scissors

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Caron Simply Soft Yarn, Sunshine
Caron Simply Soft Yarn, Orchid
Caron Simply Soft Yarn, Gold
Caron Simply Soft Yarn, Ocean

Pattern notes

The pattern is written using UK terminology, for a conversion chart to US terminology click this link

The blanket is worked in the round. You do not need to turn your work after each row and you continue working in the same direction as before. 

[Stitches written in brackets like this are all worked into the same stitch.]

For the first stitch on each row: Chain 1 to move up to the next round if the round starts with double crochet. Chain 2 if the round starts with a half treble crochet, and chain 3 if the round starts with a treble crochet. These chains count as the first stitch in the row

2021 Crochet Blanket - free crochet pattern - Crochet Cloudberry
2021 Crochet Blanket - free crochet pattern - Crochet Cloudberry

Special stitches

 

Ch – chain

Dc – double crochet

Start crocheting here:

Week 49


Round 4

Use Orchid

Start in any corner space, [2dc, ch 2, 2dc], *1 dc, skip 1, ch 1. Repeat from * until end of side. 4 times. Fasten off.

2021 Crochet Blanket - free crochet pattern - Crochet Cloudberry

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