Long Double Crochet Warm Up America Block by Marie Segares

Long Double Crochet Warm Up America Block

Crochet
August 2015
Aran (8 wpi) ?
Finished block = 7” (18 cm) wide x 9” (23 cm) long. Exact gauge is not critical for this project.
5.0 mm (H)
50 - 63 yards (46 - 58 m)
7” (18 cm) wide x 9” (23 cm) long.
US
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This pattern is available for free.

The long double crochet stitch has a great texture. The small eyelets make it breathable while remaining sturdy.

This block is sized for Warm Up America charity blankets.

Skills used
Basic crochet stitches: chain, double crochet, single crochet, slip stitch
Working in rows, working in rounds (for edging)
Special stitch: long double crochet (written explanations are provided in pattern)

Skill level
Easy

Finished Size
7” (18 cm) wide x 9” (23 cm) long.

Materials
Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice Baby (100% acrylic, 3.5 oz/100 g, 170 yd/156 m) – 1 skein in 132 Goldfish, or approximately 63 yd (57.5 m) in any medium weight yarn.

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

Yarn needle.

Gauge
Finished block = 7” (18 cm) wide x 9” (23 cm) long. Exact gauge is not critical for this project.