January 1, 2014

Retro Granny Square Bedspread


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Finished Size: 7 square feet / 2 square meters

Materials:
  • size I (5.5mm) crochet hook
  • 1 skein craft smart Value “Twilight”
  • 1 skein Red Heart Super Saver “Pumpkin”
  • 1 skein Red Heart Super Saver “Light Blue”
  • 1 skein Red Heart Super Saver “Blue”
  • 1 skein Red Heart Super Saver “Real Teal”
  • 1 skein Red Heart Super Saver Multicolor (any multicolor will do - choose what you prefer)
  • 1 skein Red Heart Super Saver “Shaded Dusk”
  • 1 skein Red Heart Super Saver “Black”
  • 1 skein Loops & Threads Impeccable “Arbor Rose”
  • 1 skein Caron One Pound “White”
  • 1 skein Caron One Pound “Scarlet”
  • 1 skein Caron One Pound “Soft Pink”

Instructions:

Start with Scarlet. Ch 5 and sl st in first ch to create a ring.
Round 1: Ch 3, into ring work (4 dc, ch 3)4x, sl st in first dc, sl st in each of next 3 dc, sl st in ch-3 sp.
Round 2: Ch 3, work (4 dc, ch 3, 4 dc, ch1) in each ch-3 sp, work (4 dc, ch 1) in each ch-1 sp, sl st in first dc, sl st in each of next 3 dc and in ch-3 sp.
Fasten off Scarlet. Attach White in any ch-3 sp.
Round 3: Ch 3, work (4 dc, ch 3, 4 dc, ch1) in each ch-3 sp, work (4 dc, ch 1) in each ch-1 sp, sl st in first dc, sl st in each of next 3 dc and in ch-3 sp.
Fasten off White. Attach Multicolor in any ch-3 sp.
Rounds 4-5 (2 rounds): Repeat Round 3.
Fasten off Multicolor. Attach Soft Pink in any ch-3 sp.
Round 6: Ch 3, (2 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in ch-3 sp, work (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc, ch1) in each remaining ch-3 sp, work (3 dc, ch 1) in each ch-1 sp, sl st in top of beg ch-3, sl st in each of next 2 dc and in ch-3 sp.
Round 7: Repeat Round 6.
Fasten off Soft Pink.
Continue pattern by repeating Round 6 with the following color changes:
2 rounds Black.
2 rounds Real Teal.
1 round Light Blue.
1 round Pumpkin.
1 round Multicolor.
2 rounds Scarlet.
1 round White.
1 round Twilight.
1 round White.
1 round Twilight.
4 rounds Arbor Rose.
5 rounds Black.
5 rounds Light Blue.
5 rounds Scarlet.
3 rounds White.
3 rounds Black.
2 rounds Scarlet.
1 round Pumpkin.
1 round White.
1 round Twilight.
1 round White.
1 round Twilight.
3 rounds Scarlet.
1 round Blue.
1 round Shaded Dusk.
1 round Blue.
2 rounds White.
1 round Yellow.
2 rounds Black.
1 round Yellow.
1 round Pumpkin.
1 round Arbor Rose.
1 round Soft Pink.
1 round Black.
1 round Multicolor.
1 round Scarlet. Do not fasten off Scarlet at end of round.
Sc in each st around, working sc in each ch-1 sp, and 3 sc in each ch-3 corner sp, sl st in first sc.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

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