Loops and Threads® Impeccable™ Big Radiant Stripes Blanket

This unusual star-shaped blanket has contrasting colours that draw attention, making it a beautiful addition to your home décor.
 
 

Uses Recycled Items: No

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Materials

  • Loops and Threads® Impeccable™ Big (Solids: 14 oz/369 g; 858 yds/784 m) or (Ombres 10.5 oz/297 g; 582 yds/532 m) in Contrast A: 6 balls of #03008 (Aran) and Contrast B: 9 balls of #04005 (Neopolitan)
  • Size U.S. H or 8 (5 mm) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
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Instructions

FINISHED SIZE

Approximately 70" (178 cm) diameter.

 

GAUGE

13 dc and 6½ rows = 4" (10 cm)

 

STRIPE PATTERN

With A, work 4 rnds.

With B, work 1 rnd.

With A, work 6 rnds.

With B, work 1 rnd.

With A, work 8 rnds.

With B, work 2 rnds.

With A, work 6 rnds.

With B, work 4 rnds.

With A, work 4 rnds.

With B, work 6 rnds.

With A, work 2 rnds.

With B, work 10 rnds.

With A, work 1 rnd.

These 55 rnds form Stripe Pat.

 

BLANKET

With A, ch 4. Join with sl st to first ch to form a ring.

 

1st rnd: Ch 3 (counts as dc). 7 dc in ring. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. 8 dc.

 

2nd rnd: Ch 3. 1 dc in same sp as last sl st. 2 dc in each dc around. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. 16 dc.

 

3rd rnd: Ch 5 (counts as dc and ch 2). 1 dc in same sp as last sl st. *Miss next dc. (1 dc. Ch 2. 1 dc) in next dc - V-st made. Rep from * to last dc. Miss last dc. Join with sl st to 3rd ch of ch 5. 8 V-sts.

 

4th rnd: Sl st in next ch-2 sp. Ch 3. (1 dc. Ch 2. 2 dc) in same sp. *(2 dc. Ch 2. 2 dc) in next ch-2 sp – shell made. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. Fasten off.

 

5th rnd: Join B with sl st in ch-2 sp of first Shell. Ch 3.

 

(1 dc. Ch 2. 2 dc) in same sp - beg shell made. *1 dc in next dc. Miss next 2 dc. 1 dc in next dc. Shell in next ch-2 sp. Rep from * around, ending with 1 dc in next dc. Miss next 2 dc. 1 dc in last dc. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. Fasten off.

 

6th rnd: Join A with sl st to ch-2 sp of first shell. Beg shell in same sp. *1 dc in each of next 2 dc. Miss next

 

2 dc. 1 dc in each of next 2 dc. Shell in next ch-2 sp. Rep from * around, ending with 1 dc in each of next 2 dc. Miss next 2 dc. 1 dc in each of last 2 dc. Join with sl st to top of ch 3.

 

7th rnd: Sl st in each of next 2 dc and ch-2 sp. Beg shell in same sp as last sl st. *1 dc in each of next 3 dc. Miss next 2 dc. 1 dc in each of next 3 dc. Shell in next ch-2 sp. Rep from * around, ending with 1 dc in each of next 3 dc. Miss next 2 dc. 1 dc in each of last 3 dc. Join with sl st to top of ch 3.

 

First 7 rnds of Stripe Pat are completed.

 

Keeping cont of Stripe Pat, cont as established, having 1 more dc before and after each Shell on every rnd until 55 rnds of Stripe Pat have been worked and joining A at end of last rnd.

 

Next rnd: With A, ch 1. 1 sc in each dc and 2 sc in each ch-2 sp around. Join with sl st to first sc.

 

Next rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. *Miss next 2 sc. 5 dc in next sc. Miss next 2 sc. 1 sc in next sc. Rep from * around, omitting sc at end of last rep. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

 

ABBREVIATIONS

approx = approximately
beg = beginning
ch = chain
cont = continue(ity)
dc = double crochet
pat = pattern
rep = repeat
rnd = round
rs = right side
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
sp(s) = space(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)

Tips

To join colours, work to last 2 loops on hook of previous colour, wrap yarn over hook with new colour, draw through loops and proceed.