Season’s greetings no matter when fellow crochet enthusiasts! As the scent of cocoa and the warmth of holiday lights fill the air, we are going to add some squishy delight to our Ugly Christmas Sweater Blankets. If you're a crocheter who craves the comfort of seasonal treats and the joy of crafting, you're in for a sweet surprise!
🎄Imagine sinking into a blanket that's as soft and squishy as a marshmallow pillow. With the Marshmallows section, your stitches will take on the plush charm of those beloved treats, wrapping you in the cozy embrace of holiday comfort.
🎄As you crochet your marshmallows, envision the comforting aroma of hot cocoa and the crackling of a fireplace. These motifs are more than just stitches; they're an embodiment of the holiday spirit itself.
"Ugly Christmas Sweater" Sampler Blanket
Colors: White- 4-1/2 skeins
Metallic Red- 1-1/2 skeins
Red- 1 skein
Green- 2 skeins
Blue- 1-1/2 skeins
Yellow- ¾ skein
Orange- ¾ skein
Brown- 3 oz
Scrap amounts of dark brown for reindeer faces.
ch21, sc in 2nd ch and each one across (20)
R2-20- ch1, turn, sc in each.
16sc x 18 rows= 4” x 4”
with a #7-4.5mm hook
General Abbreviations and Special Stitches/Notes:
sc- single crochet
hdc- half double crochet
dc- double crochet
trc- treble crochet
Fptr- front post treble crochet
MR- Magic Ring
ar – around
PC- Popcorn- 5dc in the stitch indicated, drop the loop from your hook, reinsert hook into the first dc and in the dropped loop, pull a loop through all.
Picot: ch3, sl st in 3rd ch from hook
Ch2 counts as hdc unless otherwise noted.
Ch3 counts as dc unless otherwise noted.
Ch4 counts as trc unless otherwise noted.
Ch6 counts as dc and ch3 unless otherwise noted.
Pattern for Part 8- Video Tutorial Available Here :
With right side of blanket facing –
Rd 72- with white, join in corner w/ch6, dc in corner, [*sk2, (4dc in next sc, ch1, sk3) 42x, 4dc in next sc, sk last 3sc*, (dc, ch3, dc) in corner] 3x, repeat * to * once. Join with 3rd ch of ch6. (174/side)
Do not cut color
Rd 73- sl st to corner, ch3, (dc, ch3, 2dc) in corner, [*ch1, sk1, (dc4tog in next 4dc, ch3) across to next corner, sk last dc*, (2dc, ch3, 2dc) in corner] 3x, repeat * to * once, join. (43 clusters and 4 dc /side)
Do not cut color.
Rd 74- sl st to corner, ch3, (dc, ch3, 2dc) in corner, [*dc in 1st dc, ch1, sk next dc, (4dc in top of dec, ch1) across to next corner, sk 1dc, dc in last dc*, (2dc, ch3, 2dc) in corner] 3x, repeat * to * once, join. (178dc/side)
Do not cut.
Rd 75- sl st to corner, ch3, (dc, ch3, 2dc) in corner, [*dc in 2dc, sk 1dc, (ch3, dc4tog in next 4dc) across to next corner, ch3, sk 1dc, dc in next 2dc*, (2dc, ch3, 2dc) in corner] 3x, repeat * to * once, join. (43 clusters and 8 dc/side)
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