Frog Pond Baby Blanket… Free Crochet Pattern!!

Frog Pond Baby Blanket… Free Crochet Pattern!!

Frog Pond Baby Blanket


Frog Pond Baby Blanket... Free Crochet Pattern

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Frog Pond Baby Blanket is a fun, whimsical design that reminded me of a pond near my home with blue water, grass, algae, cat tails and willows…  This multi-textrual blanket is a simple yet fascinating stitch pattern… I hope you will enjoy crocheting this project!!


Materials:

Color A~400 yards worsted weight yarn. Premier Yarns, Deborah Norville Everyday in Kiwi (2 skeins)

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Color B~600 yards worsted weight yarn. Premier Yarns, Deborah Norville Everyday in Glass (3 skeins)

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Hook~ K

Stitches:

Ch ~ Chain     St ~ Stitch     Sk ~ Skip     Sl St ~ Slip Stitch     Hdc ~ Half Double Crochet     Dc ~Double Crochet

Puff St ~ *Yo, insert hook in stitch, draw up loop*, Repeat * * 3 times. Yo, draw through all 7 loops on hook

Shell ~ 3dc in same st or 5dc in same st.

Gauge:

6 sc x 7 rows = 2″ x 2″

Size:

35″ x 35″ Blocked


Instructions:

The Right Side will be working Color A rows for the base of the blanket

Ch 92

With Color A ~ Kiwi

Row 1:  Ch 1, turn, sc in 2nd ch from hook and each across. = 91 sc

Change to Color B ~ Glass

Row 2:  Ch 3(counts as dc now and throughout), turn,  2 dc in same st, * sk 2 sts, sc in next st, sk 2 sts, 5dc shell in next st*, repeat * * across, ending with a 3dc shell in last st. = 2 3dc shells, 14 5dc shells

Change to Color A

Row 3:  Join, ch 1, turn, sc in same st, ch 2, sk 2 sts, sc in next st, *ch 6, sk shell, sc in next st(sc)*, repeat * * across to last sc, ch 2 sc in last st(top of ch 3). = 14 ch6, 2 ch2, 17 sc

Change to Color B

Row 4:  Join, ch 1, turn, sc in same st, *sk ch, 5dc shell in next sc, sk to 3rd dc of previous row, sc around ch and into the top of 3rd dc(see picture below*, repeat * *  across to the last st, sc in last st. = 15 shells, 16 ch1

Change to Color A

Row 5:  Join, ch 1, turn, sc in same st, *ch 6, sk shell, sc in next sc*, repeat * * across to end.

Rows 6-73: Repeat rows 2-5 17 times

Finish off

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Edging:

Begin with Right Side Facing, join color A to the bottom right corner.

Row 1:  Ch 1, 3 sc in same st, sc 91 evenly across side rows to top corner, 3 sc in corner st, sc in next 3 sts/chs, sc around chain and into the top of the 3rd dc of shell from previous row, * sc in next 5 sts/chs, sc around chain and into the 3rd st of shell below*, repeat * * across, 3 sc in next corner, sc 91 evenly down next side rows, 3 sc in corner, Join to bottom corner.

Row 2: Turn, sl st across to the middle st of corner, ch 2(counts as hdc), 2 hdc in same st, hdc in next 93 sts, *3 hdc in next corner st, hdc in next 93 sts*, repeat * * 2 more times, join to the top of ch 2. = 384 hdc

Change to Color B

Row 3:  Join in any corner st, turn, ch 1, * 3sc in corner, sc in next 95 sts*, repeat * * 3 more times. Join to beginning. = 392 sc

Change to Color A

Row 4:  Join in any corner, turn, ch 2, 2 hdc in same st, hdc in next 97 sts, * 3 hdc in corner st, hdc in next 97 sts*, repeat * * 2 more times. Join to beginning. =400 hdc

Change to Color B

With wrong side facing

Row 5:  Join 2 sts to the left of any corner st, ch 3, 2 dc in same st, *sk 2, 3 dc in next st*, repeat * * 31 more times, sk st, (3dc, ch1, 3dc) in next corner st, sk st, 3 dc in next st, repeat * * 32 more times, sk st (3dc, ch1, 3dc) in next corner st, sk st, 3 dc in next st, repeat * * 32 more times, sk st, (3dc, ch1, 3dc) in next corner st, sk st, 3 dc in next st, repeat ** 32 times, sk st, (3dc, ch1, 3dc) in last corner. Join to beginning. = 132 3dc shells, 4 (3dc, ch1, 3dc)

Row 6:  Ch 1, sc in same st and next 104 sts, 1 sc in ch 1 space of corner, *sc in next 105 sts, 3 sc in next ch 1 space of corner*, repeat * * 2 more times, join to beginning. = 432 sc

Row 7:  Turn to Right Side Facing. Join in any corner st, ch 2, puff st in same st, ch 1, *sk 1 st, puff st in next st, ch 1*, repeat * * 52 more times, sk st, (puff st, ch1, puff st) in corner st, repeat * * 53 times, sk st,  (puff st, ch1, puff st) in corner st, repeat * * 53 times,  sk st, (puff st, ch1, puff st) in corner st, repeat * * 53 times, sk st, puff st in same as beginning corner, ch 1, join to the top of beginning puff st. = 220 puff sts

Row 8:  Ch 2, turn, *hdc in each ch 1 and puff st across to corner, 3 hdc in corner*, repeat * * around ending with 2 hdc in last corner st. Join to top of ch 2. = 448 hdc

Finish off

Change to Color B

With Right Side Facing,

Row 9:  Join in any st, reverse single crochet around. Join to beginning.

Finish off

Weave in ends.

Block into shape


Frog Pond Baby Blanket Close up

I hope you have enjoyed making this pattern… lots of fun textural stitching!!  Please share your finished projects on my Beatrice Ryan Designs Facebook Page!!

 

 

 

 

 

Happy Crocheting!!

 

Elena

 

 

 

 


As usual… My trusted friend Charlie had to sneak in the photo shoot…

Frog Pond Baby Blanket and Charlie


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Totally Triangle Dishcloth… Free Crochet Pattern!

Totally Triangle Dishcloth… Free Crochet Pattern!

Totally Triangle Dishcloth

Totally Triangle Dishcloth... Free Crochet Pattern

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If you are looking for a quick and easy, free dishcloth pattern… The Totally Triangle Dishcloth is the perfect project for you!!  Made with cotton yarn, it is a textural, absorbent kitchen delight!  Make in any color combination and give as a gift with a fun bottle of dish soap or with a bar of soap for a bath/spa treat!!


Materials:

Scraps of cotton yarn totaling approximately 50 yards or less. I used Lily’s Cream and Sugar!

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Hook… H

Stitches:

St ~ Stitch     Ch ~ Chain     Sl St ~ Slip Stitch     Sc ~ Single Crochet      Dc ~ Double Crochet     BLdc ~Back Loop Double Crochet     Reverse Sc ~ Reverse Single Crochet

Tips:

I like to use a Standing Dc to start each row… Click Here for video tutorial by Moogly!

When adding 3 or 5 stitches in one stitch, that will make one of the 3 corners.


Instructions:

Using the 1st color, ch 2

Round 1:  6 sc in the 1st st ch. Join with sl st. = 6 sc

Round 2:  Ch 1, 3 sc in same st(corner st), sc in next st, *3 sc in next st, sc in next st*, repeat * * one more time. Join with sl st. = 12 sc

Change Color

Working in the back loops…

Round 3: Join to the center st of a corner in the Bl, Standing Bldc (or ch 3),  2 Bldc in same st, Bldc in next 3 sts, *3 Bldc in next st, Bldc in next 3 sts*, repeat * * 1 more time. Join with sl st. = 18 Bldc

Change Color

Round 4: Join to the center st of a corner in the Bl, Standing Bldc (or ch 3),  4 Bldc in same st, Bldc in next 5 sts, *5 Bldc in next st, Bldc in next 5 sts*, Repeat * * 1 more time. Join with sl st. =30 Bldc

Change Color

Round 5:  Join to the center st of a corner in the Bl, Standing Bldc (or ch 3), 4 Bldc in same st, 2 Bldc in next st, *Bldc in next 7 sts, 2 Bldc in next st, 5 Bldc in next st, 2 Bldc in next st*, Repeat * * 1 more time, Bldc in next 7 sts, 2 Bldc in next st. Join with sl st. = 48 Bldc

Change Color

Round 6:  Join to the center st of a corner in the Bl, Standing Bldc (or ch 3),  4 Bldc in same st, 2 Bldc in next st, *Bldc in next 13 sts, 2 Bldc in next st, 5 Bldc in next st, 2 Bldc in next st*, Repeat * * 1 more time, Bldc in next 13 sts, 2 Bldc in next st. Join with sl st. = 66 Bldc

Change Color

Round 7:  Join to the center st of a corner in the Bl, Standing Bldc (or ch 3),  4 Bldc in same st, 2 Bldc in next st, *Bldc in next 19 sts, 2 Bldc in next st, 5 Bldc in next st, 2 Bldc in next st*, Repeat * * 1 more time, Bldc in next 19 sts, 2 Bldc in next st. Join with sl st. = 84 Bldc

Change Color

Round 8: Join in any st, reverse sc around. Join with sl st.

Finish off ~ Weave in ends


Congratulations!!  You now have a Totally Triangle DishCloth…

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Happy Crocheting!!

Elena


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