the ‘homely blanket’ quest – square 8

dear diary,

Yes, it’s that time again…time for another square towards completion of the quest:

13 March 13

rico creative cotton aran – 4mm hook – 13 x 13cm

4ch, join with ss to form ring

Rnd 1: 8dc into ring, join with ss.

Rnd 2: *3ch, 1dc; rep. from * 8 times, join with ss. Fasten off and join new colour to any dc.

Rnd 3: 5ch, 1tr in same place as yarn was joined, *1ch, 1dc, 1ch, [1tr, 2ch, 1tr] in next st; rep. from *twice, 1ch, 1dc, 1ch, join with ss.

Rnd 4: *[2tr, 2ch, 2tr] in 2ch sp, 1tr in next two 1-ch spaces; rep. from *3 times, join with ss. Fasten off and join first colour to any corner sp.

Rnd 5: *[2tr, 2ch, 2tr] in corner sp, 1ch, 1tr in next 3 spaces between tr’s, 1ch; rep. from *3 times, join with ss. Fasten off and join second colour to any corner sp.

Rnd 6: *[3tr, 1ch, 3tr] in corner sp, 1ch, 2tr in 1-ch sp, 1tr in next 2 spaces between tr’s, 2tr in 1-ch sp, 1ch; rep. from *3 times, join with ss. Fasten off and join first colour to any corner sp.

Rnd 7: *2dc in corner sp, 1dc in next 13sts; rep. from *3 times, join with ss.

Fasten off and weave in ends.

10 May 13

rowan cotton glace – 3mm hook – 10 x 10cm

Happy crocheting! x