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bernat® toasty™ braided loops crochet blanket

This blanket pattern offers an alternative take on the crochet ladder stitch (also referred to as Jacob's Ladder Stitch) with chain loops formed on the right side rows and linked together to form a faux braid near the end of the project. Made with Bernat® Toasty™, a super-soft self-striping bouclé yarn in a bulky weight.
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This blanket pattern offers an alternative take on the crochet ladder stitch (also referred to as Jacob's Ladder Stitch) with chain loops formed on the right side rows and linked together to form a faux braid near the end of the project. Made with Bernat® Toasty™, a super-soft self-striping bouclé yarn in a bulky weight.   GAUGE: 10 sc and 10 rows = 4" [10 cm], take time to check your gauge MEASUREMENTS: 47½" x 60" [120.5 x 152.5 cm]   INSTRUCTIONS: Notes: Keep loops on RS of work. Ch 3 at beg of row counts as dc. Ch 121 (multiple of 7 ch + 2). Row 1: (RS). 1 dc in 4th ch from hook (counts as 2 dc). 1 dc in each of next 5 ch. *Ch 10. Sl st into top of last dc made – loop made. 1 dc in each of next 7 ch.  Rep from * to end of chain. Turn. 119 dc and 16 loops. Row 2: Ch 1. 1 sc in each dc to end of row. Turn. 119 sc. Row 3: Ch 3. 1 dc in each of next 6 sc. *Ch 10. Sl st into top of last dc made – loop made. 1 dc in each of next 7 sc. Rep from * to end of row. Turn. 119 dc and 16 loops. Row 4: As Row 2. Rep last 2 rows for pat until work from beg measures 58" [147.5 cm], ending on a WS row. Do not fasten off. Chain Loops: Beg at bottom right column of ch-10 loops, pick up loop from second row of loops. Pull through loop directly below it. Cont in this manner, pulling each loop through loop from previous row, as shown in picture. Last loop of each column will be left loose. Rep for each column. Next Row: (RS). Ch 3. 1 dc in each sc to end of row. Turn. Next Row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 6 dc. *1 sc in next dc and through loop behind. 1 sc in next dc and through same loop previously worked. 1 sc in each of next 5 dc. Rep from * to last dc. 1 sc in last dc. Turn. Next Row: Ch 3. 1 dc in each sc to end of row. Fasten off.   FINISHING Loopy Tassels (make 32): Wind yarn around a piece of cardboard 4½" [11.5 cm] wide 30 times. Tie through loops securely at 1 end. Wrap yarn 3 times around tassel 1" [2.5 cm] down from tied end. Fasten securely. Do not cut loops at bottom of tassel. Sew 1 tassel along top and bottom of each loop column.   ABBREVIATIONS: Approx = Approximately Beg = Begin(ning) Ch = Chain(s) Cont = Continue Dc = Double Crochet Pat = Pattern Rep = Repeat RS = Right Side Sc = Single Crochet Sp = Space Sl st = Slip Stitch St(s) = Stitch(es) WS = Wrong Side   Share your project photos with #MakeItWithMichaels
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  • 809187840
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