Piggyback Stitch Warm Up America Block by Marie Segares
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Piggyback Stitch Warm Up America Block

Crochet
April 2017
Aran (8 wpi) ?
Exact gauge is not critical for this project. Block should measure approximately 6.5” (16.5 cm) across before adding border.
5.5 mm (I)
56 - 68 yards (51 - 62 m)
Block: 7” (18 cm) width x 9” (23 cm) height.
US
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This simple stitch pattern adds visual interest to any project. This block is sized for donation to Warm Up America, a charity that distributes handmade blankets to people in need.

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Skills Used
Basic crochet stitches: chain, double crochet, single crochet, slip stitch
Crocheting flat in rows
Increasing, decreasing by skipping stitches
Crocheting in the round (for edging)

Skill Level
Easy

Finished Size
Block: 7” (18 cm) width x 9” (23 cm) height.

Materials
Loops & Threads Impeccable yarn (100% acrylic, 4.5 oz/128 g/268 yd/245 m) – 1 skein in 01222 Fern, or approximately 68 yd (62 m) in any medium weight yarn.

US Size I-9/5.5 mm crochet hook, or size needed to obtain gauge.

Yarn needle.

Gauge
Exact gauge is not critical for this project. Block should measure approximately 6.5” (16.5 cm) across before adding edging.