Welcome to the Crochet With Us & American Crochet Group Wonder Crochet Blanket CAL Rows 1-6!
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Yarn: Red Heart Soft, worsted weight #4, 100% Acrylic, 5oz/141g/256 yds/234m, (I used approximately 100 yds of Wine and Off White )
Hook: 5.50mm (I)
Estimated Finished Size: (depending on your yarn choice and gauge) 52 inches wide and 60 inches long plus edging
Ch/chs = chain/chains
Hdc = half double crochet
Dc = double crochet
Sc = single crochet
Sl st = slip stitch
Sp/sps = space/spaces
St/sts = stitch/stitches
Bb = back bump
Tr = treble crochet
Sk = skip
Shell ~ in indicated st work (2 dc, 3 tr, 2 dc) : shell made.
For a clean foundation chain, crochet into the “back bumps” or horizontal bar of the chain
Ch 3 at beginning of rows counts as 1st dc
( Stitch Multiple: chain a multiple of 6 + 4 sts for the starting chain )
Row 1 (Right Side): (I used Off White) dc in 3rd bb from hook (sk 2 ch count as 1 dc) and in 1 dc in each bb across; turn 
Row 2: ch 4 (counts as 1 dc and ch 1), sk 1 st, dc in next st * ch 1, sk 1, dc in next st * across turn [83 dc and 82 ch1sp]
Rows 3: (I used Wine) ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), tr in dc beneath the ch1sp (the one you skipped in R1) * dc in next dc, tr in next sk dc of r1, * across; 1 dc in the top of the turning ch. turn 
Row 4: (I used Off White) ch 1, sc in first st * sc in the next st, sk next 2 sts, shell in next st; sk next 2 sts ** rep across to last 2 sts, 1 sc in each of the next 2 sts; rep from * across; turn [27 shells, 30 sc]
Row 5: (I used Wine) ch 3 (counts as first dc), 3 dc in first sc; * sk next 2 dc and next tr, sc in next tr ; 5 dc in next sc ** ; repeat from * across, ending last rep with 3 dc in the sc. 1 dc in the last sc. turn [26 shells, 8dc, 27 sc]
Row 6: (I used Off White) ch 2 (counts as 1 hdc), hdc in each sc and dc across; turn 
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