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Piggyback Stitch Warm Up America Block
"This simple stitch pattern adds visual interest to any project. This block is sized for donation to Warm Up America, a charity that distributes handmade blankets to people in need. Skills Used Basic crochet stitches: chain, double crochet, single crochet, slip stitch Crocheting flat in rows Increasing, decreasing by skipping stitches Crocheting in the round (for edging). Block should measure approximately 6.5” (16.5 cm) across before adding edging."
Crochet HookI/9 or 5.5 mm hook
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
Crochet GaugeExact gauge is not critical for this project.
Finished Size7" x 9" (18cm x 23 cm)
- Loops & Threads Impeccable yarn (100% acrylic, 4.5 oz/128 g/268 yd/245 m) – 1 skein in 01222 Fern, or approximately 68 yd (62 m) in any medium weight yarn
- US Size I-9/5.5 mm crochet hook, or size needed to obtain gauge
- Yarn needle