Colour Burst Blanket Square

Color Burst Blanket Square – Use up your color scraps of yarn with this square motif, you can use as many colors as you want or limit it to just a few.

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Color Burst Blanket Square UK

Pattern Number CNC230

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Abbreviations UK
RS.
     Right Side

ch.       Chain
dc.       Double Crochet
htr.      Half Treble Crochet
tr.        Treble Crochet
ss.       Slip Stitch
rpt.      Repeat
yrh.     Yarn Round Hook

tr2tog.  Leaving last loop of each tr on hook, work 2tr into space, yrh and draw through all loops.

tr3tog.   Leaving last loop of each tr on hook, work 3tr into space, yrh and draw through all loops.

Base of ch. Work into first stitch

Approx Finished Size:      4.25 x 4.25 Inches

Materials
For great results it is always best to use the recommended yarn, I have used approximately:-

5 grams of Stylecraft Special DK yarn in colour 1
5 grams of Stylecraft Special DK yarn in colour 2

4.50mm Clover Crochet Hook

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Made in rows without turning throughout.

With colour 1 make 6ch, ss to first ch to form a ring, make 1ch, work 12dc into ring, ss to first dc on beginning of row. (12dc)

2nd Row – 4ch, * 1tr into next dc, make 1ch, * rpt from * to * to end, ss to 3rd of 4ch on beginning of row. (11tr, 12 chain spaces + 3ch)

3rd Row – 3ch, tr2tog (see abbrev) into next 1ch space, * make 4ch, tr3tog (see abbrev) into next 1ch space, * rpt from * to * to end, make 4ch, ss top of tr2tog on beginning of row. Fasten off.

4th Row – Join in colour 2 to next 4ch space, make 3ch, work (2tr, 2ch, 3tr) into same space, * make 2ch, work 2dc into next 4ch space, make 2ch, 2dc into next 4ch space, make 2ch, (3tr, 2ch, 3tr) into next 4ch space, * rpt from * to * to last two 4ch spaces, make 2ch, work 2dc into next 4ch space, make 2ch, 2dc into next 4ch space, make 2ch, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row. (4 corners made)

5th Row – 2ch, 1htr into each of next 2tr, # (2htr, 2ch, 2htr) into 2ch space, 1htr into each of next 3tr, * 1htr into 2ch space, 1htr into each of 2dc, * rpt from * to * once more, 1htr into 2ch space, 1htr into each of next 3tr, # rpt from # to # twice, (2htr, 2ch, 2htr) into 2ch space, 1htr into each of next 3tr, rpt from * to * twice, 1htr into 2ch space, ss to top of 2ch on beginning of row.

6th Row – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, 1dc into each htr around, working (2dc, 2ch, 2dc) into each 2ch space (or corner) ss to first dc on beginning of row. Fasten off.

Finishing – Weave in and trim off any loose ends of yarn.

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Color Burst Blanket Square USA

Pattern Number CNC230

Abbreviations USA
RS.
     Right Side

ch.      Chain
sc.       Single Crochet
hdc.    Half Double Crochet
dc.       Double Crochet
sl st.    Slip Stitch
rpt.      Repeat
yo.       Yarn Over

dc2tog.  Leaving last loop of each dc on hook, work 2dc in space, yo and draw through all loops. 

dc3tog.   Leaving last loop of each dc on hook, work 3dc in space, yo and draw through all loops.

Base of ch. Work in first stitch

Approx Finished Size:        4.25 x 4.25 Inches

Materials
For great results it is always best to use the recommended yarn, I have used approximately:-

5 grams of Stylecraft Special DK yarn in color 1
5 grams of Stylecraft Special DK yarn in color 2

An equivalent yarn would be a light worsted weight #3

4.50mm Clover Crochet Hook

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Made in rows without turning throughout.

With color 1 ch6, sl st to first ch to form a ring, ch1, work 12sc in ring, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. (12sc)

2nd Row – ch4, * 1dc in next sc, ch1, * rpt from * to * to end, sl st to 3rd of ch4 on beginning of row. (11dc, 12 chain spaces + ch3)

3rd Row – ch3, dc2tog (see abbrev) in next ch1 space, * ch4, dc3tog (see abbrev) in next ch1 space, * rpt from * to * to end, ch4, sl st top of dc2tog on beginning of row. Fasten off.

4th Row – Join in color 2 to next ch4 space, ch3, work (2dc, ch2, 3dc) in same space, * ch2, work 2sc in next ch4 space, ch2, 2sc in next ch4 space, ch2, (3dc, ch2, 3dc) in next ch4 space, * rpt from * to * to last two ch4 spaces, ch2, work 2sc in next ch4 space, ch2, 2sc in next ch4 space, ch2, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row. (4 corners made)

5th Row – ch2, 1hdc in each of next 2dc, # (2hdc, ch2, 2hdc) in ch2 space, 1hdc in each of next 3dc, * 1hdc in ch2 space, 1hdc in each of 2sc, * rpt from * to * once more, 1hdc in ch2 space, 1hdc in each of next 3dc, # rpt from # to # twice, (2hdc, ch2, 2hdc) in ch2 space, 1hdc in each of next 3dc, rpt from * to * twice, 1hdc in ch2 space, sl st to top of ch2 on beginning of row.

6th Row – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each hdc around, working (2sc, ch2, 2sc) in each ch2 space (or corner) sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Fasten off.

Finishing – Weave in and trim off any loose ends of yarn.

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