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Inspired by geometric mid-century wall art, this MCM (mid-century modern) throw blanket will keep you interested from start-to-finish since nearly every row involves changing colors. Perfect for any crocheter looking for an easy project that requires a little bit of counting and a lot of color!
Yarn: Worsted—Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice in 2 colorways: Fisherman (Main Color – MC) and Rust (Accent Color – AC)
- 100% Acrylic
- 170 yds (156 m) per 3.5 oz (100 g) skein
- Find this yarn on lionbrand.com or visit yarnsub.com for a list of substitutes
Yardage: 7 skeins or 1320 yds (1207 m) of MC (Fisherman), 8 skeins or 1075 yds (983 m) of AC (Rust)
If substituting Vanna’s Choice, choose any similar, category #4 worsted weight yarn that matches gauge. Always swatch before beginning to ensure you are happy with the resulting fabric.
Hook: Size U.S. H/8 (5 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge
Notions: Tapestry needle, several locking stitch markers to help with seaming
All measurements given are after blocking.
- Finished blanket measures approximately 52” (132 cm) square.
- Each square measures approximately 16” (41 cm) square.
- Each panel (comprised of 3 squares) measures approximately 16” (41 cm) in width and 48” (121 cm) in length.
Skill Level: Easy - just note that you will be working into row-ends for some of the steps!
Reversible: There is no right side or wrong side to this stitch pattern. You choose which side to display as the “right side.”
Color Chart: A full intarsia color chart is included on the next page. Each square follows this same color chart. Written instructions are included on the following page.
Construction: This blanket is constructed by working three panels, each consisting of three squares. These three panels are seamed together, then a border is worked around the perimeter of the blanket.
WHAT YOU WILL RECEIVE:
Immediately after purchase, you will instantly receive a digital download of the PDF crochet pattern. Please include your email when prompted (be sure it's spelled correctly). Please send me an email if you don’t receive the download link!
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