Tuesday, 25 June 2019

FREE crochet pattern, SPIKE STITCH BABY CRIB BLANKET

2486- SPIKE STITCH BABY BLANKET
Colorful baby blanket, make a regular size baby blanket, or a larger blanket suitable for the crib.  
 
Copyright © 2019,  Emi Harrington (Do not give away or sell this pattern, copyright protected.)  .This pattern may be printed for your personal use only. You may not in any form, reproduce, transmit, give away or distribute this pattern, including but not limited to images, diagrams and text, through any venue, including photocopying, other electrical or mechanical means, recording, or any other information storage and or retrieval system. (Copyright infringement, even without monetary gain, is punishable by up to five years in federal prison and a fine of $250,000). Permission is granted to sell your finished garments. 
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MATERIALS:
Worsted weight yarn worked 1 strand or 2 strands dk yarn
6.5 mm crochet hook
Yarn needle

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INSTRUCTIONS: Gauge: 3 dc = 1 sq. inch
Copyright: Emi Harrington,permission not given to share, give away, or sell this pattern.

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1.  This design started with wine color yarn. Worked sideways.
   Working with a 6.5 mm crochet hook,
   and 1 strand of ww yarn,   or   2 strands of dk yarn,

    BLANKET SHOWN IN PHOTO: (36 x 48 INCHES)  Chain 145
  FOR A CRIB BLANKET:  chain  217 
  (Average crib blanket measures 36 by 54 inches.)

Double crochet in the 4th stitch from the hook, and in the next  stitch,*chain 1, skip the next stitch, double crochet in the next 3 stitches, repeat from * across the row.

2.  Chain 2 and turn, (takes the place of the first dc), double crochet in the next 2 stitches, *chain 1, skip the next chain 1 space, double crochet in each of the next 3 double crochet, repeat from * across the row.

3.  Change to a contrasting color (this sample used peach color yarn) attach yarn in the top of the dc, chain 3 (takes the place of the first dk and ch 1 space) skip the next stitch, double crochet in the next stitch, double crochet in the chain 1 space,BUT work into the chain  1 space 2 rows down,  (long double crochetstitch formed),  double crochet in the next double crochet, * chain 1, skip the next double crochet, double crochet in the next double crochet stitch, long double crochet in the next chain 1 space 2rows down, double crochet in the next stitch,
repeat from * across the row, (end the row with a dc in the turning chain).

4.  Chain 3 and turn, skip the chain 1 space, double crochet in the  next 3 double crochet,
*chain 1, skip the next chain 1 space, double crochet in the next 3 double crochet,  repeat from * across the row ending with a double crochet in the last stitch (the 2nd stitch of the turning chain 3).

5. Change color.
Chain 2 and turn, long double crochet in the next stitch, double crochet in the next stitch.
*chain 1, skip the next stitch,double crochet in the next stitch, long double crochet in the next stitch, double crochet in the next stitch, repeat from * across the row ending with 3 double
crochet (work  the 3rd dc in the 2nd stitch of the turning chain).

6.  Chain 2 and turn, double crochet in the next 2 stitches, *chain 1, skip the next chain 1 space, double  crochet in the next 3 stitches, repeat from * across the row.

7.  Change color.  Chain 3 and turn, skip the next stitch, double crochet in the next stitch, long double
crochet in the next chain 1 space, double crochet in the next stitch, *chain 1, skip the next stitch, double
crochet in the next stitch, long double crochet in the next stitch, double crochet in the next stitch, repeat from* across the row.

8. Chain 3 and turn, skip the next chain 1 space, double crochet in the next 3 stitches, *chain 1, skip the next chain 1 space, double crochet in the next 3 stitches, repeat from* across the row., ending with a double crochet in the 2nd stitch of the chain 3.

9.  Repeat steps 5, 6, 7 and 8 until the blanket is the desired size.  Fasten off. 

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