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Free Crochet Along Blanket Pattern, Part 7

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Free crochet along blanket patterns are do fun to create! The solve the “what to crochet?” question and provide you with a cozy crochet blanket for yourself or to give as a gift.

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These crochet afghans often become heirlooms. Suzie’s Striped Sampler crochet blanket is not only fun to make and lovely to behold, but it will also teach you 17 stitches and several awesome and useful crochet techniques. Come join in the fun!

Suzie’s Striped Sampler CAL

On the third Thursday of each month a new part of the CAL will be released. For all the details and links to each part, CLICK HERE for the January post.

Suzie’s Striped Sampler

Part 7: Section 13

Free Crochet Along Blanket Pattern
Intermediate Skill Level
Designed by Jessie Rayot

Free Crochet Along Blanket Pattern Supplies

Yarn
WeCrochet Brava Worsted: (100% Premium Acrylic), Size 4 (Worsted), 218 yds / 100 g (yds/g = 2.18) Care: Machine Wash / Tumble Dry Low
***This yarn is also available in 500 g skeins for some colors. One 500 g skein in each color will be enough to make the blanket. Below is the yarn amount needed for the 100 g skeins.
Silver 28450: Color A, 4 skeins
Dove Heather 28428: Color B, 4 skeins
Seashell 28447: Color C, 4 skeins
Custard 28426: Color D, 4 skeins
Alfalfa 28409: Color E, 4 skeins
Sky 28451: Color F, 4 skeins
Freesia 288433: Color G, 4 skeins

HookCrochet Hooks
5.5 mm (US I/9)

Gauge: Learn about gauge HERE
15 sts x 7 rows = 4” [10 cm] in double crochet

Other supplies
Yarn Needle
Removable Stitch Markers

Stitches and Abbreviations: click on highlighted sts for tutorials
ch – chain
dc – double crochet
dc cl – double crochet cluster
dch2 – double chain 2
rs – right side
sc – single crochet
sp(s) – space(s)
st(s) – stitch(es)
ws – wrong side
yo – yarn over
( ) – work step in parentheses in indicated stitch
[ ] – work step in brackets number of times indicated

Special Stitches

double chain 2 (dch2): Insert hook into designated st (usually the first st), yo, pull through (2 loops on hook), yo, pull through both loops, insert hook in left vertical loop of st part just made, yo, pull through (2 loops on hook), yo, pull through both loops.

double crochet cluster (dc cl): Yo, insert hook into st, yo, pull through st (3 loops on hook), yo, pull through 2 loops (2 loops on hook), yo, insert hook into same st, yo, pull through st (4 loops on hook), yo, pull through 2 loops (3 loops on hook), yo, pull through all remaining loops.

Getting Started
  • Read through all instructions before beginning.
  • Stitch counts are at the end of each row after the period, if the count has changed from the previous row. {count here}
  • Chs and sl sts are not included in stitch counts unless specified.
  • Starting chains at beginning of rows do not count as stitches unless otherwise noted.

Part 7 – Free Crochet Along Blanket Pattern

Section 13: Alternating V-Stitches


Check out the highlights video of the tutorial below. Find the complete tutorial for the Alternating V Stitch Pattern HERE.

Row 1 (RS): With Color A, ch 1, turn, hdc in first st and in each st across. {145 sts}
Row 2 (WS): Ch 1, turn, sc in first st and in each st across.
Row 3: With Color C, turn, dch2 in first st, skip 2, (dc, ch 1, dc) in next st, [skip 2, (dc, ch 1, dc) in next st] across until 3 sts remain, skip 2, dc in last st. {96 sts}
Row 4: With Color E, turn, dch2 in first st, (dc cl, ch 1, dc cl) in each ch-1sp across, dc in last st.
Row 5: With Color F, turn, dch2 in first st, (dc, ch 1, dc) in each ch-1 sp across, dc in last st.
Row 6: With Color C, repeat Row 4.
Row 7: With Color E, repeat Row 5.
Row 8: With Color F, repeat Row 4.
Row 12 (WS): With Color A, ch 1, turn, sc in first st, 2 sc in next st, sc in next ch-1 sp, [sc in each of next 2 sts, sc in next ch-1 sp] across until 2 sts remain, 2 sc in next st, sc in last st. {145 sts}
Row 13 (RS): Ch 1, turn, hdc in first st and in each st across.

Finishing

At this point it’s a good idea to block your piece. It should block to 38.5” x 54”.

If you are going to make the Suzie’s Sampler Free Crochet Along Blanket Pattern, then get some supplies from these affiliate links. You pay the same price, and I get a small referral fee.

WeCrochet Llamarama Tote
WeCrochet Brava Worsted Yarn
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