January is well under way and on my quick ventures into the garden, I am noticing the little green shoots poking through, just waiting to come into flower as snowdrops or crocus. It is rather an exciting time of year in the garden I think, and so it was nice that this week was also time to add a round of green leaves to our squares to give even more of an impression of flowers.
I have left this week’s part at just one round because the next colour I have planned will cover several rounds. In this way, we get to sew in fewer ends, which I confess is my pet hate.
Happy crocheting everyone and look forward to seeing you next week.
Adding a round of spearmint this week gives the impression of leaves behind the pink flower.
Tapestry needle and sharp scissors
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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
Ch – chain
3trtog – work 3 treble together
(3trtog, ch 2, 3trtog, ch 2, 3trtog( into ch-2-space, ch 5 behind petal. Repeat 6 times. (18 3trtog, 12 ch-2-sp and 6 ch-5-sp).