Checkerboard in Primary Colors Blanket by Marie Segares

Checkerboard in Primary Colors Blanket

Crochet
September 2015
Aran (8 wpi) ?
Motif = 4” (10 cm) square in pattern
5.0 mm (H)
750 - 2880 yards (686 - 2633 m)
Blanket: Stroller (Baby, Twin, Double, Queen, California King).
US
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I am a huge fan of crochet motifs. I love the portability and I also enjoy using up odds and ends from my stash. This simple motif pattern creates a vibrant blanket.

These 4” (10 cm) motifs work up quickly. Customize the blanket by using more or fewer colors.

This pattern is available for FREE on my blog here.

The free version is supported by advertising on my website. The downloadable PDF for sale on Ravelry includes the full pattern in one printable file without advertisements.

Skills used
Basic crochet stitches: chain, double crochet, half double crochet, single crochet, slip stitch
Working in rounds, increasing, crocheting in chain spaces
Special stitch: dc2tog (written explanation provided in pattern)

Skill level
Easy

Finished Sizes
Blanket: Stroller (Baby, Twin, Double, Queen, California King).

Stroller Blanket (pictured): 29” (73.5 cm) x 37” (94 cm).
Baby Blanket: 37” (94 cm) x 45” (114 cm).
Twin Blanket: 49” (124.5 cm) x 89” (226 cm).
Double Blanket: 65” (165 cm) x 89” (226 cm).
Queen Blanket: 73” (185.5) x 93” (236 cm).
California King Blanket: 85” (216 cm) x 97” (246.5 cm).

Materials
Red Heart Super Saver (7 oz/198 g/364 yds/333 m/100 % acrylic) in Blue (CA), Cherry Red (CB), and Bright Yellow (CC), or any medium weight yarn.

Stroller Blanket: 1 skein each in CA, CB, and CC, or approximately 290 yd (265 m) ea in CA and CB and 350 yd (320 m) in CC.
Baby Blanket: 2 skeins each in CA, CB, and CC, or approximately 460 yd (420 m) ea in CA and CB and 540 yd (493 m) in CC.
Twin Blanket: 4 skeins each in CA, CB, and CC, or approximately 1,230 yd (1,124 m) ea in CA and CB and 1,370 yd (1,252 m) in CC.
Double Blanket: 5 skeins each in CA, CB, and CC, or approximately 1,650 yd (1,508 m) ea in CA and CB and 1,780 yd (1,627 m) in CC.
Queen Blanket: 6 skeins each in CA, CB, and CC, or approximately 1,930 yd (1,764 m) ea in CA and CB and 2,090 yd (1,911 m) in CC.
California King Blanket: 7 skeins each in CA, CB, and CC, or approximately 2,350 yd (2,148 m) ea in CA and CB and 2,530 yd (2,313 m) in CC.

US Size H-8 (5 mm) crochet hook, or any size needed to obtain gauge.

Yarn needle.

Gauge
Motif = 4” (10 cm) square in pattern. Exact gauge is not critical for this project.

This stroller size version of this pattern was originally published in June, 2015 on FaveCrafts.