Karen's Carnival Blanket
To recreate Karen's blanket, you will need 15 balls of Stylecraft Special Aran yarn and Hook 5 (or the hook you like to use for Aran)
These are the colours Karen used.
This is the written out pattern
Row 0: SK, CH 145. (=multiple of 8 plus 1)
Row 1: CH1, turn, 3DC in CH145, skip the next 3 CH, 1 SC in the next CH,
* sk 3CH, 5 DC in the next CH, sk 3 CH, 1 SC in the next CH; rep from * to the last 4 CH, skip the next 3 CH, 3 DC in the last CH,
Row 2: CH 1, turn, 1 SC in first st,
* CH3, DC5TOG over the next 5 sts, CH 3, 1 SC in the next st * ; repeat * - * ending the last SC on top of the last st.
Row 3: CH1, turn, 3 DC in first st, * 1 SC in the next st (=top of DC5TOG), 5 DC in next SC (from previous row)* , repeat *- * to end, 3 DC in the last st.
Repeat rows 2 & 3 for the pattern.
SK Slip Knot
SC Single Crochet
DC Double Crochet
DC5TOG 5DCs finished TOGether
Multiple and Dimensions
Play Blanket 144 +1 giving you 18 repeats
The blanket will be a play size blanket of 1m x 1m / 40 x 40 inches and it weighs 609 g
Sampler 40 +1 giving you 5 repeats
This is the checklist of colours she used
Round 1 CH1, 1SC in each st around, 2SC, 1CH, 2SC in the corners
Round 2 CH1, 1HDC in each st around, 2HDC, 1CH, 2HDC in the corners
Round 3 CH1, 1HDC in each st around, 2HDC, 1CH, 2HDC in the corners
Round 4 CH1, 1SC in first st, 1SC in next st, 1 Spike SC in next st, repeat all along each side, and place 2SC, 1CH, 2SC in the
Round 5 CH1, 1SC in each st around, 2SC, 1CH, 2SC in the corners
Do not do the spike SC too tight, pull it up, wriggle it a bit so it lays nicely along the fabric.
Have fun crocheting and good luck!
Anja and Karen xxx