Blended Love Blanket by Jeanne Steinhilber
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Blended Love Blanket by Jeanne Steinhilber
Blended Love Blanket by Jeanne Steinhilber

Crochet Blended Love Blanket

This Blended Love Blanket is crocheted by using 2 shades of your favorite color, to “blend” them together using some interesting textured stitches.

I chose Red Heart Ombré in Deep Teal and Anemone to create this generous afghan that is big enough for 2 to snuggle under together.  Think about upcoming weddings.  Perfect to pick the happy couple’s favorite colors to crochet this gift blanket.

This finished project is 52″ x 74″, but you can resize using the multiples of 16 + 18.

You can use any solids or self-striping yarn too to give it your own look to match any decor.

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Blended Love Blanket by Jeanne Steinhilber
Blended Love Blanket by Jeanne Steinhilber

Yarn
Red Heart Ombré
Color A – 5 Skeins of Deep Teal
Color B – 4 Skeins of Anemone

Hook
5.5 mm / I Hook
4.5mm / 7 Hook

Sizing
52” x 74”
Multiples of 16 + 18

Abbreviations
Beg – Beginning
Ch – Chain
Dc – Double crochet
Dc2tog – Double crochet 2 together
Rep – Repeat
Rs – Right side
Sc – Single crochet
Sc2tog – Single crochet 2 together
Sc3tog – Single crochet 3 together
Sk – Skip
Sp – Space
St – Stitch

Special Stitches
Suzette Stitch: 1 sc + 1 dc in same stitch.
X-st: Skip next st, dc into next st, cross back and dc into skipped st; 1 X-st made.
Bobbles: dc5tog. In the next stitch, *yarn over, pull up a loop, yo, pull through 2 loops, rep from * 4 times, until you have 6 loops on hook, yo and pull through all to complete 5 dc together.

Instructions

Row 1: (RS) With larger hook and color A, ch 210, starting in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next 7 ch, sc3tog, *sc in next 13, sc3tog; rep from * 11 more times, then sc in last 7 ch. Turn.

Row 2: Ch 1, in 1st st, (sc, dc), *[sk sc, (sc, dc) in sc] 6 times**, sk sc (sc, dc, sc, dc) in next sc; rep from * 11 more times, then from * to ** once, sk sc, (sc, dc, sc) in last sc. Turn.

Row 3: Ch 1, in 1st st, (sc, dc), *[sk dc, (sc, dc) in sc] 3 times, sk dc, sk sc, [sk dc, (sc, dc) in sc] 3 more times**, (sc, dc, sc, dc) in next sc; rep from * 11 more times, then from * to ** once, sk dc, (sc, dc, sc) in last sc. Turn.

Row 4 – 15: Rep row 3. At the end of row 15, drop color A and pick up color B. Turn.

Row 16: Rep row 3. At the end, drop color B and pick up color A. Turn.

Row 17 – 18: Rep row 3. At the end of row 18, only sc, dc in last st, drop color A and pick up color B. Turn.

Row 19: With smaller hook, ch 3 (counts as dc here and throughout), dc in same st, *dc in next 5 sts, dc2tog twice, dc in next 5 sts**, dc in next st, then dc2tog in same st and next st, dc again in same st as second leg of dc2tog; rep from * 11 more times, then from * to ** once, 2 dc in last st. Turn.

Row 20: Ch 3, dc in same st, *x-st, bobble, x-st, dc2tog twice, x-st, bobble, x-st**, 3 dc next st; rep from * 11 more times, then from * to ** once, 2 dc in last st. Turn.

Row 21: Ch 3, dc in same st, *dc in next 5 sts, dc2tog twice, dc in next 5 sts**, 3 dc in next st; rep from * 11 more times, then from * to ** once, 2 dc in last st. Turn.

Rows 22 – 29: Rep alternating rows 20 and 21.
Row 30: Rep row 20. At the end, drop color B and pick up color A. Turn.

Row 31: Rep row 21. At the end, drop color A and pick up color B. Turn.

Rows 32 and 33: Rep rows 20 and 21. At the end of row 21, drop color B and pick up color A. Turn.

Row 34: With larger hook, ch 1, in 1st st, (sc, dc), *[sk dc, (sc, dc) in sc] 3 times, sk dc, [sk dc, (sc, dc) in sc] 3 more times**, (sc, dc, sc, dc) in next sc; rep from * 11 more times, then from * to ** once, sk dc, (sc, dc, sc) in last sc. Turn.

Row 35: Ch 1, in 1st st, (sc, dc), *[sk dc, (sc, dc) in sc] 3 times, sk dc, sk sc, [sk dc, (sc, dc) in sc] 3 more times**, (sc, dc, sc, dc) in next sc; rep from * 11 more times, then from * to ** once, sk dc, (sc, dc, sc) in last sc. Turn.

Rows 36 – 47: Rep row 35. At the end, drop color A and pick up color B. Turn.

Row 48: Rep row 35. At the end, drop color B and pick up color A. Turn.

Rows 49 – 50: Rep row 35. At the end of row 50, only sc, dc in last st, drop color A and pick up color B. Turn.

Repeat from row 19 to row 50, 3 more times. Fasten off.

Blended Love Blanket by Jeanne Steinhilber
Blended Love Blanket by Jeanne Steinhilber
Blended Love Blanket by Jeanne Steinhilber
Blended Love Blanket by Jeanne Steinhilber

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