Blue and White Striped Blanket
8 skeins of white yarn (50% wool, 50% viscose; 125m/50g) (color A);
8 skeins of the same yarn, but in blue color (color B);
Crochet hook 3,5 mm;
Size: 75 x 100 cm.
Relief crochet: yarn over, insert crochet hook (front to back) under crochet (base) of the previous row, draw st, catch the yarn and draw it through the first 2 sts on the crochet hook, catch the yarn and draw it through the rest 2 sts.
Stitches control: 20 sts x 11 rows = 10 x 10 cm.
Make 145 chain sts with white yarn and crochet hook 3,5.
Base row: 1 double crochet in the 3rd chain st from the crochet hook, 1 double crochet in every chain st to the end of row = 144 sts.
1st row: 2 chain sts increase, * relief crochet around st of the previous row, double crochet in double crochet of the previous row*; repeat from * to *, 1 relief crochet around st of the previous row, turn;
Make 7 rows due to the scheme. Cut A yarn.
Make 8 rows due to the scheme with B yarn. Cut it.
Then, make 8 rows due to the scheme with A yarn.
Repeat the stripes until the length of blanket is 96 cm.
For fastening, use color B yarn.
1st-4th rows (WS): 1 chain st, single crochets to the end of row.
Make 3 single crochets in single crochet of the previous row in the corners of ready-made work.
Fasten your work with 1 row of “crab stitch”.
Finish your work with half single crochet in the 1st single crochet. Fasten the yarn.