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I am a polymer clay artist turned fiber addict. I can often be found at Polka Dot Cottage (http://www.lisaclarke.net), writing about my adventures in polymer, fabric, yarn, photography, and everyday ...

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Mod Floral Blanket Crochet Tutorial

from Polka Dot Cottage {at craftsy}
(4) Name: 'Crocheting : Mod Floral Blanket Crochet Tutorial
Mod Floral Blanket Crochet Tutorial
Mod Floral Blanket Crochet Tutorial
Mod Floral Blanket Crochet Tutorial
Mod Floral Blanket Crochet Tutorial
Mod Floral Blanket Crochet Tutorial

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • slip knot
  • chain stitch
  • slip stitch
  • single crochet
  • half double crochet
  • double crochet
  • triple crochet
  • (the previous four stitches are explained in the PDF)

Pattern Description:

More than just a simple crochet pattern, this ebook is like a mini-class. Each topic includes step-by-step instructions and photos where appropriate.

You will learn:

How to crochet an eight-petal flower
How to transform a flower shape into a four-sided motif with granny square-type edges
How to join granny squares together as you go
How to add a scalloped border to your blanket


How to expand your color choices for more visual interest or for stashbusting purposes
How to approach your workflow in order to make a large project less overwhelming

For those that don't need the tutorials, there is also a photo-free pattern included for easy printability.

Fully illustrated, 13-page PDF.

Hook up this cheery throw and add a little bit of modern retro flair to your favorite space!

You will learn how to crochet an eight-petal flower, and add granny-style rounds that transform the motif into a square shape. Once complete, these squares can be used anywhere that you would normally use a granny square - blankets, table toppers, scarves, and more!

In this project, you'll combine 48 of the flower-granny hybrids to create a lap-sized blanket perfect for those chilly evenings by the fire. You'll learn a nifty border technique, too, that starts off like a traditional granny border, but ends with pretty scallops that echo the shape of the flower petals.

Follow the pattern exactly as written to get a creamy white throw with bright red flowers and aqua centers (a very vintage combination), or make it a stashbuster project and use up all of the reds, aquas, and greens in your collection like I did in the sample!


Each square through Round 8 is 5.75" but this is not essential.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 40" x 54"


  • Roughly 3000 yards worsted weight yarn
  • G (4mm) Hook
  • scissors
  • yarn needle

Suggested yarn:

3000 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Berroco Vintage



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