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bernat® blanket™ twisting braid crochet blanket

This twisting braid blanket is crocheted with Bernat® Blanket™, a luxuriously soft yarn that’s perfect for cuddling up in. Take a look at the free pattern below – we’ll help you crochet this up in no time!
Step 1

MEASUREMENTS: Approx. 58" x 65" [147.5 cm x 165 cm], excluding fringe
GAUGE: 7 sts and 4 rows = 4" [10 cm] in pat

Step 2

INSTRUCTIONS: 
Note: Ch 3 at beg of row counts as dc.
Ch 158.
Row 1: (RS). 1 dc in 4th ch from hook. 1 dc in each of next 14 ch. *1 sc in each of next 12 ch. 1 dc in each of next 16 ch. Rep from * to end of ch. Turn. 156 sts.
Row 2: Ch 3. 1 dc in each of next 15 dc. *Ch 12. Skip next 12 sts. 1 dc in each of next 16 dc. Rep from * to end of row. Turn.
Row 3: Ch 3. 1 dc in each of next 15 dc. *1 sc in each of next 12 ch. 1 dc in each of next 16 dc. Rep from * to end of row. Turn.
Rep 2nd and 3rd rows until work from beg measures approx 65" [165 cm] ending on a 3rd row.
Fasten off.
Chain Links: With RS facing, twist 1st horizontal bar at foundation row to form loop. Draw 2nd horizontal bar through 1st bar without twisting. Rep, drawing next bar through previous bar without twisting until all bars have been worked. Sew last loop to second last loop to secure.
Top Fringe: With RS facing, join yarn with sl st to top right corner.
**Row 1: Ch 1. Work 111 sc evenly across top of the blanket, working 3 sc across top of each Chain Link. Turn. 111 sc.
Row 2: Ch 1. *(Sl st in next sc. Draw up a loop 16" [40.5 cm] long. Twist loop 40 times. Sl st in same st, allowing twisted loop to coil around itself) twice. Sl st in next sc. Rep from * to last st. Sl st in next sc. Draw up a loop 16" [40.5 cm] long. Twist loop 40 times. Sl st in same st, allowing twisted loop to coil around itself. Fasten off.**
Bottom Fringe: With RS facing, join yarn with sl st to last ch of foundation ch. Work from ** to ** as given for top fringe.

Step 3
ABBREVIATIONS:
Approx = Approximate(ly)
Beg = Begin(ing)
Ch = Chain(s)
Dc = Double Crochet
Pat = Pattern
Rep = Repeat
RS = Right Side
Sc = Single Crochet
Sl st = Slip Stitch
St(s) = Stitch(es)

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