Popping Petals Crochet Blanket
Want a floral crochet pattern that reminds you of walking in a spring garden? If so, then you need to see this Popping Petals Crochet Blanket. This detailed pattern shows you how to use single and double crochet, along with the more unique treble stitch and popcorn stitch to make this gorgeous flower motif design.
Soft green and pink borders lead to the rows of pink flowers with greenery and a sharp blue background. This crochet afghan pattern is bound to remind you of spring and summer every time you see it.
Crochet HookH/8 or 5 mm hook
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
Crochet Gauge12 dc and 6 rows = 4" [10 cm]. Motif = Approx 8" [20 cm] square.
Finished SizeApprox 50" x 58" [142 x 147.5 cm]
- Caron® One Pound™ (16 oz/453.6 g; 812 yds/742 m) Contrast A Dark Pink (10621) 3 balls; Contrast B Grass Green (10620) 3 balls; Contrast C Cape Cod Blue (10539) 3 balls
- Size U.S. H/8 (5 mm) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
MOTIF (make 30)
With A, ch 6.
Join with sl st to first ch to form ring (see diagram below).
1st rnd: Ch 5 (counts as 1 tr and ch-1). (1 tr. Ch 1) in ring 15 times. Sl st in 4th ch of beg ch-5. 16 ch sps.
2nd rnd: Sl st in first ch-1 sp. Ch 4. 3 dc in same sp as last sl st. Drop loop from hook. Insert hook in top of ch 3. Pull dropped loop through hook – beg popcorn made. Ch 2. *[Popcorn. Ch 2] in next ch-1 sp. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to top of beg ch-4. Break A. 16 - Popcorn. Ch 2.
3rd rnd: Join B with sl st to any ch-2 sp. Ch 3 (counts as dc). (3 dc. ch 2. 4 dc) in same sp as last sl st (corner). *(Ch 3. 1 sc in next ch-2 sp) 3 times. Ch 3. (4 dc. Ch 2. 4 dc) in next ch-2 sp. (corner). Rep from * twice more. (Ch 3. 1 sc in next ch-2 sp) 3 times. Ch 3. Join with sl st to top of ch-3.
4th rnd: Sl st in each st to first corner ch-2 sp. Ch 3 (counts as dc). (3 dc. Ch 2. 4 dc) in same sp as last sl st. *Ch 1. Skip next ch-3 sp. (4 dc in next ch-3 sp. Ch 1) twice. Skip next ch-3 sp. (4 dc. Ch 2. 4 dc) in corner ch-2 sp. Rep from * twice more. Ch 1. Skip next ch-3 sp. (4 dc in next ch-3 sp. Ch 1) twice. Sl st in top of beg ch-3.
5th rnd: Join C to any corner ch-2 sp. Ch 3 (counts as dc). (3 dc. Ch 2. 4 dc) in same sp as last sl st. *(4 dc in next ch-1 sp) 3 times. (4 dc. ch 2. 4 dc) in corner ch-2 sp. Rep from * twice more. (4 dc. in next ch-1 sp) 3 times. Join with sl st to top of ch-3.
Finishing: Join Motifs tog as seen in Assembly Diagram below.
Border: With RS facing, join A with sl st to any corner ch-2 sp of Blanket.
1st rnd: Ch 3 (counts as dc). Work dc evenly around entire Blanket working 5 dc in each corner. Join with sl st to top of ch 3.
2nd and 3rd rnds: As 1st rnd. Join B at end of last rnd. Break A.
4th to 6th rnds: With B, as 1st rnd.
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