CWU & AC Blanket
By Mistie Bush
Here is rows 1-6.
Yarn: Lion Brand Heartland
Ch/Chs = Chain/Chains
Sc = Single Crochet
Hdc = Half Double Crochet
Dc = Double Crochet
FO = Fasten Off
Rep = Repeat
Sl St = Slip Stitch
Sp/Sps = Space/ Spaces
St/Sts = Stitch/ Stitches
- Double Crochet Cluster Stitch (DC CL) also Double Crochet 4 Together Stitch (DC4Tog)
YO hook insert hook into the indicated stitch. YO and draw up a loop, YO and draw through the first 2 loops on the hook. YO insert our hook in same st and draw through a loop; you should have 4 loops on your hook. YO draw through the first 2 loops only and you should have 3 loops on your hook. YO and insert hook same stitch and draw through that will give you 5 loops on your hook. YO and draw through the first 2 loops. That will leave you with 4 loops on your hook. YO and draw through all 4 loops on the hook. Secure the cluster with a chain stitch.
- V stitch (V st): (dc, ch 1, dc) in indicated stitch or space
Rnd 1: hdc in each st and joins around, (3hdc, ch2, 3hdc) in each corner; sl st in top of hdc. FASTEN OFF (224 hdc, 4 x ch 2 spaces)
Rnd 2: (with next color) Ch 1(does not count), cluster in same st as join, ch 1, sk next 2 sts, * cluster, ch1, sk next 2 sts *, repeat from * to * to corner, (cluster, ch2, cluster) in corner ch2 sp; join in top of cluster. (78 clusters)
Rnd 3: Sl st to ch1 sp, ch 1 (does not count), * cluster, ch1, sk next 2 sts * , repeat from * to * to the corner, (cluster, ch2, cluster) in the corner ch2 sp, repeat 2 more times; join in top of cluster. (82 clusters) FASTEN OFF
Rnd 4: (with next color) Sl st to ch1 sp, ch1 (does not count), 3dc in same sp, * ch 1, sk cluster, 3dc in sp, ch1, sk cluster * , repeat from * to * to corner (3dc, ch2, 3dc) in the corner ch2 sp, repeat from * to * to next corner, (3dc, ch2, 3dc) in the corner ch2 sp ** , rep from * to ** twice mor; (ch1, sk cluster, 3dc in next space to end; join with a sl st in top of first dc. (86 sets of 3dc, 82 ch1 sp, 4 x ch 2 sp) FASTEN OFF
Rnd 5: (with next color – attach in sp before the Fasten Off of previous rnd) Ch4 (counts as a dc & ch1), dc in same sp, * Vst in each space skipping clusters on previous row * repeat from * to * to corner (Vst, ch2, Vst) in the corner ch2 sp, repeat 2 more times; join in top of ch4. (90 Vsts)
Rnd 6: Ch 2 (counts as first dc), hdc in each st across to corner, (2hdc, ch2, 2hdc) in the corner, Repeat this around; join with a sl st in top of ch2. (286hdc, 4 x ch2 sp) (82 hdc along each long side, 61 hdc along each short side)
Happy Hooking and Enjoy!
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