The Crochet Cuddles’n Clouds Stripes is heavy in texture. I used four different Bernat Blanket O’Go colour strategies. I had four individual Bernat Blanket O’Gos that I really cannot mix easily with other items to keep the colour control. So I wondered about putting the four random balls that each have 3 colours.
Each of the colours used is unique so it gives it a look that each stripe is different. I found it exciting to crochet because the colours change after just a few rows so it feels like the stitching journey goes quickly.
Multiples are 2 chains + 3.
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Bernat Blanket, 300g / 10.5 oz, 201 meters / 220 yards
- A – Indigo Fads – 1 O’Go
- B – Scuba – 1 O’Go
- C – Mist – 1 O’Go
- D – Agave – 1 O’Go
Hook 10 mm / N/15
Size: 38” x 50 ” [96 x 127 cm]
- Approx = Approximately
- Ch = Chain
- Dc = Double crochet
- Pat = Pattern
- Rem = Remaining
- Rep = Repeat
- RS = Right side
- Sc = Single crochet
- St(s) = Stitch(es)
- Trfp = (Yoh) twice and draw up a loop around post of next dc 2 rows below at front of work inserting hook from right to left. (Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) 3 times –trfp made.
- Yoh = Yarn over hook
The striping effect naturally comes out of the O’Go. So just use all of the yarn up and be conscious of finishing up at the end of a single crochet row. The ball order in materials is the same order in which the sample was created.
With A, ch 67.
1 st row: (RS). 1 dc in 4th ch from hook (counts as 2 dc). 1 dc in each ch to end of chain. Turn. 65 dc.
2nd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each dc to end of row. Turn.
3rd row: Ch 3 (counts as dc). *1 trfp around dc 2 rows below. 1 dc in next sc. Rep from * to end of row. Turn.
4th row: As 2nd row.
5th row: Ch 3 (counts as dc). *1 dc in next st. 1 trfp around dc 2 rows below. Rep from * to last 2 sts. 1 dc in each of last 2 sts. Turn.
Rep 2nd to 5th rows using up all of the yarn. Be sure to finish at the end of the 2nd or 4th row.
Inspired by Yarnspirations.com.