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I've been crocheting for a number of years now. I started out to find something to keep my hands busy while watching TV-better than snacking. I very quickly became addicted. When I found myself ...

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Shells of Love Crochet Baby Blanket FROG

from Crochet by Darleen Hopkins
(4) Name: 'Crocheting : Shells of Love Crochet Baby Blanket FROG
Shells of Love Crochet Baby Blanket FROG Extra Soft Wool Blend, Martha Stewart
Shells of Love Crochet Baby Blanket FROG Shown in Lion Brand Marth Stewart Crafts
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Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Pattern is written using standard US stitches.
  • slst = slip stitch
  • sc = single crochet
  • hdc = half double crochet
  • dc = double crochet
  • Knowledge of changing color during a sc and dc

Pattern Description:

Time Saver Pattern-beautiful color changes without the ends to work in, Really!!!

Perfect for both beginner and experienced crocheters.

Pattern is written for heavy worsted/aran weight yarn however, explanation of how to convert the pattern to dk or lighter weight yarn is provided. Or you can use the additional instructions to adjust the size of your blanket to as big or as small as you would like.

Please note, this is a crochet pattern, not the actual item.

GAUGE: 2 complete shells, 8 rows = 31/2 inches However, exact gauge is not essential. If your gauge is close to stated gauge, then your finished blanket will be close to stated finished size. If you don't have similar gauge or you want to adjust the size of the blanket, please see instructions at the end of the pattern.

FINISHED SIZE: 33" X 37" If you want to adjust the size of the blanket, please see instructions at the end of the pattern.

YARN: Lion Brand Martha Stewart Crafts
(65% acrylic, 35% wool; 164 yards/150 meters
3.5 oz/100 grams) or equivalent heavy worsted/aran weight (4)
Please note, yarn amounts are approximate. Allow for at least a 10% variance when purchasing yarn.

Main Color (MC) #502 Flamingo, 4 skeins 360 grams/590 yards
Contrast Color A (CCA) #501 Petal Pink, 2 skeins 183 grams/300 yards
Contrast Color B (CCB) #500 Bakery Box White, 2 skeins 183grams/300 yards

HOOK: US size J (6.0 mm) or size needed to obtain correct gauge

NOTIONS/OTHER: Stitch marker, yarn needle

BONUS: This pattern comes with the Crazy Frog Hat! The Crazy Frog pattern has been added to the Blockhead Man .pdf. Learn more about him here: http://www.craftsy.com/project/view/crazy-frog-hat/59709

Pattern is copyrighted however you do have permission sell finished products made with the pattern. Please credit Darleen Hopkins as the designer.

Gauge:

2 complete shells, 8 rows = 31/2 inches However, exact gauge is not essential. If your gauge is close to stated gauge, then your finished blanket will be close to stated finished size. If you don't have similar gauge or you want to adjust the size of the blanket, please see instructions at the end of the pattern.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • approximately 33" X 37"

Materials:

  • guidance is provide to adjust pattern to lighter weight yarn
  • Heavy Worsted or Aran weight
  • Main color, 360 grams/590 yards
  • Contrast color A, 183 grams/300 yards
  • Contrast color B, 183 grams/300 yards
  • US size J (6.0 mm) or size needed to obtain correct gauge

You Will Also Need:

  • stitch markers and yarn needle

Suggested yarn:

1200 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Lion Brand Marth Stewart Crafts Extra Soft Wool Blend

Colorway:

Flamingo


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