To read about the Jake’s Blankie CAL (Crochet ALong) and to find the links to each week’s post,click here. The intro post will also give you all the yarn info for the blanket, and other links that may help. I have created an event in my Facebook page to share photos and ask questions. You can find the event here.
This week we will be starting the border! Are you excited? I am!!
Border Round 1:
Join color C to the top right ch-2 corner space of afghan, ch 5 (counts as first dc and ch 2), 2 dc in same corner space, *(dc in each of the next 21 sc, dc in each of the 2 joined corners) 3 times, dc in each of the next 21 sc, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in next ch-2 corner space, dc in each of the next 21 sc, dc in each of the 2 joined corners, (dc in each of the next 43 sc, dc in each of the 2 joined corners) 2 times, dc in each of the next 21 sc, ** (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in next ch-2 corner space, repeat from * to **, dc in next ch-2 corner sp, slip st to 3rd ch of starting ch 5. (94 sts on each short side, 138 sts on each long side, ch-2 corners)
Switch to color B, Slip st into ch-2 corner space, ch 3, sc in ch-2 corner space, [sc in each st to corner, (sc, ch 2, sc) in next ch-2 corner space], 3 times, sc in each st to corner, sc in next ch-2 corner space, slip st to first ch of beginning ch 3. (96 sts on each short side, 140 sts on each long side, ch-2 corners)
Here’s another color option! (these are packs of 3, so there will be enough of each color to make the whole blanket!)
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