Season’s greetings no matter when fellow crochet enthusiasts! As the holiday spirit envelops us in its warmth, we are about to add an elegant final flourish to our Ugly Christmas Sweater Blanket. Our exploration continues with the enchanting Holly Berry Edge, a section that will transform your blanket into a masterpiece worthy of the season's magic. If you're a crocheter who appreciates the art of framing your creation with sophistication, get ready for some simple beauty!
🎄Imagine your blanket enveloped in the timeless elegance of holly berries – a symbol of the season's joy and splendor. With the Holly Berry Edge section, your stitches will take on an air of sophistication, providing the perfect frame for your holiday masterpiece.
🎄The beauty of the Holly Berry Edge lies not just in its visual appeal, but in the sense of accomplishment that comes with adding the final touch to your blanket. It's the proverbial ribbon that ties your holiday creation together.
"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 9- Video Tutorial Available Here :
Holly Berry Edge
Rd 76- with blue, join in corner with ch1, [(sc, ch3, sc) in corner, sc in 4dc, (3sc in ch3 sp, sc in top of 4dctog) across, 3sc in last ch3 sp, sc in last 4dc] 4x, join. (185/side)
Do not cut color.
Rd 77- sl st to corner, [(sc, ch3, sc) in corner, sc in each sc] 4x, join. (187/side)
Rd 78- with green, join in corner w/ch1, [(sc, ch3, sc) in corner, (ch1, sk1, sc in next) across] 4x, join. (95sc/side)
Rd 79- with red, join in corner w/ch1, [(sc, ch3, sc) in corner, (ch1, sk1, sc in next ch sp) across] 4x, join. (96sc/side)
Rd 80- with green, join in 1st ch1 sp after the corner w/ch1, sc in ch1 sp, (ch1, dc in next sp, ch1, picot, ch1, dc in sm sp, ch1, sc in next sp) around the entire blanket. Join in 1st sc. It should line up with a “spike” in each corner.
Cut color. Weave ends.
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