Rectangular Sampler Blanket
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A free version is also available.
This rectangular stitch sampler is a twist on the traditional granny square pattern. It makes a great stroller or comfort blanket for a baby or small child.
The project uses different stitch patterns (a granny rectangle, an alternating v-stitch, staggered puff stitches, and an edging) to keep things interesting. I’ve rated the pattern intermediate, not because it is difficult to make, but because it really helps if the crocheter is able to “read” her/his stitches when switching between the different patterns.
The Rectangular Sampler Blanket was designed to create blankets for Project Night Night , the featured charity for Crochetville’s A Tour Through Crochet Country blog tour for National Crochet Month 2013. Please consider donating one of your blanket projects to Project Night Night or a local children’s charity.
This pattern is available for FREE on my blog by following the link below.
The free version is supported by advertising on my website. The downloadable pdf for sale on Ravelry includes includes the full pattern in one printable file without advertisements.
34” x 29” (86 cm x 74 cm).
Gauge: First 4 rounds in pattern = 9.5” (24 cm) x 4” (10 cm). Exact gauge is not critical for this project.
Cascade Yarns 220 Superwash (100% superwash wool, 3.5 oz/100 g/220 yds/201 m) – 4 skeins 1960 Pacific (CA), 2 skeins 1914 Alaska Sky (CB), and 1 skein 863 Cordovan (CC), or approximately 1,540 yards (1,408 m) in any medium weight yarn.
J-10/6 mm crochet hook, or any size needed to obtain correct gauge.
Though we are past the prize period, you are always welcome to join in the Rectangular Sampler Blanket CAL chat thread here!