Bub­bly River Blan­ket

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FIN­ISHED MEA­SURE­MENTS

60 inches wide x 40 inches long

MA­TE­RI­ALS

• Caron Sim­ply Soft Brites medium (worsted) weight acrylic yarn (6 oz/315 yds/170g per skein): 7 skeins #9608 blue mint

• Caron Sim­ply Soft medium (worsted) weight acrylic yarn (6 oz/315 yds/170g per skein): 2 skeins #9702 off-white

• Size H/8/5mm cro­chet hook or size needed to ob­tain gauge

• Ta­pes­try nee­dle

GAUGE

6 FPpuff sts = 41/2 inches; 1 chevron = 71/4 inches from peak to peak; 7 rows = 51/4 inches

PAT­TERN NOTES

Blan­ket is worked with right side fac­ing through­out. Fas­ten off yarn at end of each row and join in first stitch of next row. Weave in loose ends as work pro­gresses. Join with slip stitch as in­di­cated un­less oth­er­wise stated. Chain-4 at be­gin­ning of row counts as first ex­tended dou­ble cro­chet un­less oth­er­wise stated.

SPE­CIAL STITCHES

Ex­tended dou­ble cro­chet (ext dc): Yo, in­sert hook in in­di­cated st, yo, pull up a lp, yo, draw through 1 lp on hook, (yo, draw through 2 lps) twice. Front post puff stitch

(FPpuff st): (Yo, in­sert hook from front to back to front around post of dc just made and draw up a lp) 4 times, yo and draw through all 9 lps on hook.

BLAN­KET

Row loosely, 1: dc With in 4th blue ch mint, from ch hook 199 (beg 3 sk chs count as first dc), dc in each ch across. Fas­ten off. (197 dc) Row 2: Join (see Pat­tern Notes) blue mint in top of beg ch-3, ch 4 (see Pat­tern Notes), ext dc (see Spe­cial Stitches) in next 2 sts, (ch 1, sk 1 st, dc in next st, FPpuff st— see Spe­cial Stitches) 6 times, *ch 1, dc in same st as last dc made, FPpuff st, (ch 1, sk next st, dc in next st, FPpuff st) 5 times**, sk next 3 sts, dc in next st, FPpuff st, (ch 1, sk next st, dc in next st, FPpuff st) 5 times, rep from * across, end­ing last rep at **, ch 1, sk next dc, ext dc in last 3 sts. Fas­ten off. (96 FPpuff sts, 6 ext dc, 97 ch-1 sps)

Row 3: Join blue mint in top of beg ch-4, ch 4, ext dc in next 2 sts, (ch 1, sk next FPpuff st, dc in next ch-1 sp, FPpuff st) 6 times, *ch 1, dc in same sp as last dc worked, FPpuff st, (ch 1, dc in next ch-1 sp, FPpuff st) 5 times**, sk 2 FPpuff sts, (ch 1, dc in next ch-1 sp, FPpuff st) 6 times, rep from * across, end­ing last rep at **, ch 1, ext dc in last 3 dc. Fas­ten off. Row 4: Rep row 3. Row 5: With off-white, rep row 3. Rows 6–8: With blue mint, rep row 3. Row 9: With off-white, rep row 3.

Rows 10–49: (Rep rows 6–9 con­sec­u­tively) 10 times.

Rows 50–52: Rep row 3. Row 53: Join blue mint in top of beg ch-4, ch 4, ext dc in next 2 sts, (dc in next ch-1 sp, dc in top of next FPpuff st) 6 times, *3 dc in next ch-1 sp**, (dc in top of next FPpuff st, dc in next ch-1 sp) 5 times, dc in top of next 2 FPpuff sts, (dc in next ch-1 sp, dc in top of next FPpuff st) 5 times**, rep from * across, end­ing last rep at **, (dc in top of next FPpuff st, dc in next ch-1 sp) 6 times, 3 dc in last 3 sts. Fas­ten off.

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