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Mod 9-Patch Blanket
"Combine the look of a modern nine-patch quilt with classic granny squares to make this cozy blanket. Perfect for any room in your home, this blanket can be easily customized to match your décor — simply select yarn colors to accent the style of a particular room. This blanket would also be a cozy reminder of home for a college student to take with them to their new dorm room. Skills Used Basic crochet stitches: chain, double crochet, single crochet Crocheting in rounds Crocheting in rows (for Long Twin edging only) Increasing Crocheting in chain spaces Joining with single crochet stitches Skill Level Easy Finished Sizes Twin Long Twin 50” (137 cm) wide x 74” (188 cm) long 50” (137 cm) wide x 78” (198 cm) long. Materials Cascade Yarns 220 Superwash (100% superwash wool, 3 oz/100 g, 220 yd/200 m) – 5 skeins in 1914 Alaska Sky (CA), 5 skeins in 1960 Pacific (CB), and 8 skeins in 889 Spruce (CC), or approximately 1,100 yd (1,000 m) in CA and CB, and 1,760 yd (1,600 m) in CB in any medium weight yarn. US H-8/5 mm crochet hook, or any size needed to obtain gauge. Yarn needle. Gauge 1 block = 8” (20 cm) in pattern. Exact gauge is not critical for this project."
Crochet HookH/8 or 5 mm hook
Yarn Weight(3) Light/DK (21-24 stitches to 4 inches)