Eclectic Friendship Blanket Square

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Friendship Blanket CAL

Sunflower Cottage Crochet is hosting the Friendship Blanket CAL over on their blog and Facebook Group.

Find all the detail you need HERE.

Don’t want to wait for all the squares to be released? A pattern bundle is available to purchase HERE.

The Yarn

When designing my square I used “I Love This Yarn” from Hobby Lobby. At the time I wasn’t able to purchase the yarn that Helen and Sarah were using for the CAL, so this was the closest that I was able to get my hands on.

If participating in the CAL, you should not have an issue using the same materials that you’re already using.

Gauge & Sizes:

Gauge: 12 Stitches x 10 Rows

Size: Approx. 9×9 Square

Supplies

Worsted Weight Yarn
I/5.5mm Crochet Hook
Measuring Tape
Yarn Needle
Scissors
Blocking Materials (optional)

Stitches & Abbreviations Used

Ch –Chain
Dc – Double Crochet
RS – Right Side
Sc – Single Crochet
Sk – Skip
Sl St – Slip Stitch
Sp – Space
St(s) – Stitch(es)
WS – Wrong Side

Pattern Notes

A stitch count is provided at the end of each row.

Blocking isn’t necessary but advised.

The border is done with the RS facing.

The Pattern

Ch 36

Row 1.) Sc in 2nd Ch from the hook and each St across. (35) RS

Row 2.) Ch 1, turn, Sc in 1st St, *(Sc, Ch 1, Dc) in next St, Sk 2 Sts,* repeat across, Sc in last St. (35, includes Ch 1 Sp) WS

Row 3.) Ch 1, turn, Sc in 1st St, *(Sc, Ch 1, Dc) in Ch 1 Sp of previous row, sk 2 Sts,* repeat across, Sc in last St. (35, includes Ch 1 Sp)

Repeat Row 3 until square reaches approximately 8.5″ in height, ending with WS.

Row 4.) Ch 1, turn, Sc in 1st St and each St across (including Ch). Continue to border.

Border:

Sc evenly around, 3Sc in each corner. Sl St to 1st Sc.

Finish off and weave in ends. Block to make joining to other squares easier (optional).

Availability

A ad-free pdf download is available to purchase on Ravelry.

Having trouble with a section of the pattern? Sunflower Cottage Crochet was nice enough to make a tutorial video.

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