Spice of Life Blanket by Sandra Paul
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Spice of Life Blanket

Crochet
September 2015
DK (11 wpi) ?
15 stitches and 10 rows = 4 inches
in treble crochet (UK)
4.0 mm (G)
2300 - 2500 yards (2103 - 2286 m)
One Size: 106 x 138 cm (42 x 54")
both US and UK
This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

Spice of Life Crochet Along
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This Spice of Life Blanket pattern was originally released in parts for the Cherry Heart and Black Sheep Wools CAL.

Skill Level
Easy/Intermediate
This pattern is intended to help someone who has learnt the basics of crochet and is now looking to move increase their crochet confidence. This pattern starts with the basics and progresses through to intermediate stitches and combinations. It is a great way to get used to working from written patterns and will guide you step by step through each stage with tips and photo tutorials.

Yarn
14 balls of Rico Baby Classic DK
1 x Cream (2)
1 x Vanilla (3)
1 x Red (9)
1 x Petrol (10)
1 x Purple (16)
1 x Ice Blue (23)
1 x Turquoise (25)
2 x Light Green (27)
1 x Melon (33)
1 x Grass (35)
1 x Jeans (36)
1 x Clay (37)
1 x Smokey Rose (39)

Yarn Substitutions
You’ll need 180 yards in 13 colours for the main blanket
You’ll also need an extra 180 yards in your chosen border colour
(Based on the original Rico yarn pack.)

NOTE: You may need more yardage if you are using a different yarn or if your tension does not match the pattern gauge

Pattern Includes

  • A full written pattern with clear instructions
  • Row by row colour guide for the original colour packs
  • Photo tutorials for each section
  • Social media and Spice of Life Facebook group links
  • Swatching help (UK version)
  • Notes and helpful tips for each section (UK version)
  • Links to other helpful tutorials and videos (UK version)
  • Blanket re-sizing information (UK version)

This pattern is written in UK Terms
Updated to include all parts in one download, this revised version includes extra information released during the CAL and helpful tips.

Translations

US TERMS
With many thanks to analea (see download link)
For extra information and help with this patttern, please also see the UK version.

DUTCH
With thanks to Iris van Meer of Een Mooi Gebaar (see link below)