MATERIALS

Bernat® Velvet™ (10.5 oz/300 g; 315 yds/288 m)

Main Color (MC) Soft Sunshine (32014) 5 balls

Bernat® Super Value™ (7 oz/197 g; 440 yds/402 m)

Contrast A Teal Heather (53203) 2 balls

Sizes U.S. H/8 (5 mm) and U.S. I/9 (5.5 mm) crochet hooks or size needed to obtain gauge.

MEASUREMENTS

Approx 51" x 57" [129.5 x 145 cm], excluding fringe.

GAUGE

11 dc and 7 rows = 4" [10 cm] with MC and smaller hook.1 Full Motif = 7" x 7" [18 x 18 cm].

INSTRUCTIONS

FULL MOTIF (make 76)See diagram on page 3.With MC and smaller hook, ch 6.

1st rnd: 1 dc in 6th ch from hook (counts as 1 dc. Ch 2. 1 dc). [(1 dc. Ch 2. 1 dc) 5 times] all in same 6th ch as last dc. Join with sl st in 4th ch of first ch-6.

2nd rnd: Sl st in first ch-2 sp. Ch 5 (counts as 1 dc. Ch 2). 1 dc in samech-2 sp as last sl st. *1 dc in each of next 2 dc. (1 dc. Ch 2. 1 dc) in next ch-2 sp. Rep from * 4 times more. 1 dc in each of last 2 dc. Join with sl st in 3rd ch of first ch-5.

3rd rnd: Sl st in first ch-2 sp. Ch 5 (counts as 1 dc. Ch 2). 1 dc in same ch-2 sp as last sl st. *1 dc in each of next 4 dc. (1 dc. Ch 2. 1 dc) in next ch-2 sp. Rep from * 4 times more. 1 dc in each of last 4 dc. Join with sl st in 3rd ch of first ch-5.

4th rnd: Sl st in first ch-2 sp. Ch 5 (counts as 1 dc. Ch 2). 1 dc in same ch-2 sp as last sl st. *1 dc in each of next 6 dc. (1 dc. Ch 2. 1 dc) in next ch-2 sp. Rep from * 4 times more. 1 dc in each of last 6 dc. Join with sl st in 3rd ch of first ch-5. Fasten off Switch to larger hook.

5th rnd: With larger hook, join A with sl st in next ch-2 sp. Ch 2. (1 hdc. Ch 2. 1 hdc) in same ch-2 sp as last sl st. *1 hdc in each of next 8 dc. (1 hdc. Ch 2. 1 hdc) in next ch-2 sp. Rep from * 4 times more. 1 hdc in each of last 8 dc. Join with sl st in first hdc. Fasten off .

HALF MOTIF (make 10)See diagram on page 3.

Note: To join new color, work to last loops on hook of previous color. Yoh with new color, draw through rem loops and proceed with new color

With MC and smaller hook, ch 4.

1st row: (RS). 1 dc in 4th ch from hook (counts as 2 dc). [(1 dc. Ch 2. 1 dc) twice. 2 dc] all in same 4th ch as last dc. Turn.

2nd row: Ch 3. 1 dc in first dc (counts as 2 dc). *1 dc in each of next 2 dc. (1 dc. Ch 2. 1 dc) in next ch-2 sp. Rep from * once more. 1 dc in each of next 2 dc. 2 dc in last dc (top of ch-3). Turn.

3rd row: Ch 3. 1 dc in first dc (counts as 2 dc). *1 dc in each of next 4 dc. (1 dc. Ch 2. 1 dc) in next ch-2 sp. Rep from * once more. 1 dc in each of next 4 dc. 2 dc in last dc (top of ch-3). Turn.

4th row: Ch 3. 1 dc in first dc (counts as 2 dc). *1 dc in each of next 6 dc. (1 dc. Ch 2. 1 dc) in next ch-2 sp. Rep from * once more. 1 dc in each of next 6 dc. 2 dc in last dc (top of ch-3). Join A. Break MC. Turn.Switch to larger hook.

5th rnd: With larger hook and A, ch 2. (1 hdc. Ch 2. 1 hdc) in first dc. *1 hdc in each of next 8 dc. (1 hdc. Ch 2. 1 hdc) in next ch-2 sp. Rep from * once more. 1 dc in each of next 8 dc. (1 hdc. Ch 2. 1 hdc) in last dc (top of ch-3). Do not turn. Cont working around as follows: work 18 hdc evenly across final edge of Half Motif. Sl st in first hdc. Fasten off .

FINISHING

Joining: With larger hook and A, join Motifs tog as shown in Assembly Diagram (see page 3) with rows of hdc on RS through back loops to create ridge detail between each Motif. Join Motifs tog into Strips diagonally in one direction first and then join Strips tog diagonally in opposite direction (see Assembly Diagram)

Top Edging: 1st row: (RS). With larger hook, join A with sl st to corner to work along top edge of Blanket. Ch 1. Work hdc evenly across top edge. Fasten off .

Bottom Edging: Work as for Top Edging across bottom edge.

Fringe: Cut strands of A 10" [25.5 cm] long. Taking 3 strands tog, fold in half and knot into fringe in every other st across Bottom and Top Edging. Trim fringe evenly.

CROCHET I SKILL LEVEL: EASY

Approx = Approximately

Ch = Chain(s)

Cont = Continue(ity)

Dc = Double crochet

Hdc = Half double crochet

Rem = Remaining

Rep = Repeat

Rnd(s) = Round(s)

RS = Right side

Sl st = Slip stitch

Sp(s) = Space(s)

St(s) = Stitch(es)

Tog = Together

Yoh = Yarn over hook