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bernat® blanket™ greek key mosaic crochet blanket

This classic Greek, key meander motif takes its name from the river Meander. It symbolises the bonds of friendship, love and devotion, so it is the perfect gift throw to crochet for weddings and special people in your life.
Step 1

MEASUREMENTS: Approx 46" x 60” [117 cm x 152.5 cm]
GAUGE: 6½ sc and 7 rows = 4” [10 cm] with U.S. M/13 (9 mm) hook
NOTES:
- To change colour, work to last loop on hook of previous colour. Yoh with new colour, draw through loop, tighten
previous colour and proceed with new colour.
- Carry colour when not in use loosely up side of work.
- Each skipped sc has ch-2 worked above it for 2 rows. This establishes the ‘gap’ where Mosaic Dc will later be worked
- Mosaic Dc always replaces sc directly behind it on working row
- WS of your work maintains alternating 2-row striped pattern because you are working in front of chain spaces each time you work Mosaic Dc - you are never working around chain-spaces. The chain-spaces sit behind Mosaic Dc.
- Blanket worked over foundation ch multiple of 4 ch
STITCH EXPLANATION(S):
- Mosaic Dc (Mosaic Double Crochet): Working in front of chain spaces, work 1 dc in skipped sc 2 rows below

Step 2

INSTRUCTIONS:
With A, ch 80.
Row 1: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch to end of chain. Turn. 79 sc.
Row 2: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Join B. Turn.
Proceed in Mosaic pat as follows:
Row 1: (RS). With B, ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 3 sc. *Ch 2. Skip next sc. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. Rep from * to to end of row. Turn.
Row 2: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 3 sc. *Ch 2. Skip next 2 ch. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. Rep from * to end of row. Join A. Turn.
Row 3: With A, ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 2 sc. *Ch 2. Skip next sc. Mosaic Dc in skipped sc 2 rows below. Ch 2. Skip next sc. 1 sc in next sc. Rep from * to last sc. 1 sc in last sc. Turn.
Row 4: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 2 sc. *Ch 2. Skip next 2 ch. 1 sc in next st. Rep from * to last sc. 1 sc in last sc. Join B. Turn.
Row 5: With B, ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. Ch 2. Skip next sc. *1 Mosaic Dc in skipped sc 2 rows below. 1 sc in next sc. 1 Mosaic Dc in skipped sc 2 rows below. Ch 2. Skip next sc. Rep from * to last sc. 1 sc in last sc. Turn.
Row 6: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. Ch 2. Skip next 2 ch. *1 sc in each of next 3 sts. Ch 2. Skip next 2 ch. Rep from * to last sc. 1 sc in last sc. Join A. Turn.
Row 7: With A, ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. *Mosaic Dc in skipped sc 2 rows below. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. Rep from * to last 2 sts. Mosaic Dc in skipped sc 2 rows below. 1 sc in last sc. Turn.
Row 8: Ch 1. 1 sc in each st to end of row. Join B. Turn.
Rows 9 and 10: With B, ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Join A. Turn.
Rows 11 and 12: With A, as Rows 1 and 2.
Rows 13 and 14: With B, as Rows 3 and 4.
Rows 15 and 16: With A, as Rows 5 and 6.
Rows 17 and 18: With B, as Rows 7 and 8.
Rows 19 and 20: With A, ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Join B. Turn.
Rep these 20 rows for Mosaic pat until work from beg measures approx 60” [152.5 cm], ending on a Row 20 of pat. Do not fasten off. Cont as follows for Side Edging
Side Edging: Row 1: (RS). With A, work 1 row of sc evenly down left side edge of Blanket. Turn.
Row 2: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Fasten off.
With RS facing, join A with sl st in bottom right corner and work as for opposite side edging.

Step 3
ABBREVIATIONS
Approx = Approximately
Beg = Begin(ning)
Ch = Chain(s)
Cont = Continue(ity)
Contrast A = Cold Sea
Contrast B = Birch
Dc = Double Crochet
Mosaic Dc = Mosaic Double Crochet
Pat = Pattern
Rep = Repeat
RS = Right Side
Sc = Single Crochet
Sl st = Slip Stitch
Sp(s) = Space(s)
St(s) = Stitch(es)
WS = Wrong Side
Yoh = Yarn Over Hook

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