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Star Fruit Blanket & Rug

from Susan Carlson
(4) Name: 'Crocheting : Star Fruit Blanket & Rug
Star Fruit Blanket & Rug
Star Fruit Blanket & Rug
Star Fruit Blanket & Rug
Star Fruit Blanket & Rug
Star Fruit Blanket & Rug

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Read a crochet pattern in standard American terms
  • Be able to complete basic crochet stitches including: ch, sl st, sc, dc, and front post stitches

Pattern Description:

A rug? A baby blanket? An afghan or coverlet? You decide, but whichever you wish, this pattern is versatile! Use the suggested worsted weight wool yarn for a fabulous rug or a lighter cotton for a baby's crib.

This simple, yet detailed 19 page pattern includes:
--a printable 3 page written pattern
--complete materials list including yarn type, colors and quantities to make either a rug or blanket
--special stitches section to clarify the surface crochet process
--a photo-tutorial with over 50 pictures to walk you through making each star
--join-as-you-go instructions and pictures which allow you to make your motifs on the go and join them later
--color and placement diagrams

Skill level:
Appropriate for an ambitious beginner or intermediate crocheter who has experience reading a pattern in standard American terms and is familiar with front post stitches.

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Gauge:

Star motif (hexagon) = 4 inches (10cm) across from point to point. Adjust yarn weight and hook size to make smaller or bigger stars, if desired.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Rug = 37in (94cm) X 24in (68.5cm) Blanket = 37in (94cm) X 48in (122cm)
  • You can use this pattern to make a project in any dimensions you desire, but the specific yarn quantities and suggested color placement are outlined in detail

Materials:

  • Worsted weight yarn in your color choice. I used 9 different colors which are outlined in detail in the pattern.
  • G hook (4.25mm)

You Will Also Need:

  • Tapestry or yarn needle

Suggested yarn:

1100 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Your choice! I used Stitch Nation Full O' Sheep (100% Peruvian Wool), 3.5oz (100g), 155 yards (142m)

Colorway:

9 colors: Poppy, Clementine, Honeycomb, Meadow, Thyme, Aquamarine, Mediterranean, Peony, Plummy


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Cheerful, Creative, Crocheter and Collector of all things Colorful describes me to a C--er, I mean a T. My sweet, left-handed granny taught me (a righty) to crochet when I was but a youngster. My ...

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