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Star Fruit Blanket & Rug


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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. Remember if you make something awesome using my patterns, you have permission to sell the finished product. All I ask is that you give credit to me for the pattern, and if you sell them online, pretty please provide a link for the pattern to my shop ( Rewriting, reselling, distributing or copying the pattern itself is prohibited. Keep in the "Button" loop: (Blog) 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 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 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

Supplies Needed

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

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