Tropighana Crochet Blanket Pattern
Get ready for the summer tropics with this Tropighana Crochet Blanket Pattern. The tropical pattern is the perfect summer crochet idea you've been waiting to work up after winter and spring. Blues for the ocean and sky, bright pink for the colorful beachwear and sunburn, yellow for the summer sun, and tan for the sandy beach make this crochet pattern ideal for your next trip to the pool or beach. Bernat Yarn Patterns' Yarnspiration wants you to enjoy your summer in style, if you can put your hooks down, that is!
Crochet HookI/9 or 5.5 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].
Finished SizeApprox 48 x 60 [122 cm x 152.5 cm].
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- Bernat® Super ValueTM (7 oz/197 g; 426 yds/389 m)
- Main Color (MC) Mushroom (53009) 2 balls
- Contrast A Peony Pink (53417) 1 ball
- Contrast B Bright Yellow (00608) 1 ball
- Contrast C Aqua (53201) 1 ball
- Contrast D Hot Blue (53725) 1 ball
- Size U.S. I/9 (5.5 mm) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
- Stitch markers
- Approx = Approximately
- Beg = Begin(ning)
- Ch = Chain(s)
- Cont = Continue(ity)
- Dc = Double crochet
- Pat = Pattern
- Rep = Repeat
- Sp(s) = Space(s)
- St(s) = Stitch(es)
- Yoh = Yarn over hook
Note: When joining colors, work to last 2 loops on hook of first color. Draw new color through last 2 loops and proceed. Ch 3 at beg of row counts as dc throughout.
With A, work 2 rows.
With B, work 2 rows.
With MC, work 2 rows.
With C, work 2 rows.
With D, work 2 rows.
With MC, work 2 rows.
These 12 rows form Stripe Pattern
With A, ch 145. Mark every 25th ch for easier counting. (See chart on right).
1st row: 1 dc in 4th ch from hook (counts as 2 dc). 1 dc in next ch. *Ch 1. Skip next ch. 1 dc in each of next 3 ch. Rep from * to end of chain. Turn.
2nd row: Ch 3. 1 dc in each of next 2 dc. *Ch 1. Skip next ch. 1 dc in each of next 3 dc. Rep from * to end of row. Join B. Turn.
3rd row: With B, ch 4 (counts as dc and ch 1). Skip next dc. 1 dc in next dc. *Yoh and draw up a long loop in ch-1 sp 2 rows below. (Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice - extended dc made. 1 dc in next dc. Ch 1. Skip next dc. 1 dc in next dc. Rep from * to end of row. Turn.
4th row: Ch 4 (counts as dc and ch 1). Skip next ch. *1 dc in each of next 3 sts. Ch 1. Skip next ch. Rep from * ending with 1 dc in 3rd ch of turning ch. Join MC. Turn.
5th row: With MC, ch 3. 1 extended dc. 1 dc in next dc. *Ch 1. Skip next dc. 1 dc in next dc. 1 extended dc. 1 dc in next dc. Rep from * to end of row. Turn.
6th row: Ch 3. 1 dc in each of next 2 sts. *Ch 1. Skip next ch. 1 dc in each of next 3 sts. Rep from * to end of row. Join C. Turn.
First 6 rows of Stripe Pattern are complete.
Keeping cont of Stripe Pattern, rep 3rd to 6th rows until work from beg measures approx 60” [152.5 cm], ending with 2 rows of MC. Fasten off.
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