Moon and Stars Tunisian Crochet Blanket by Miroslava Mihalkova

Moon and Stars Tunisian Crochet Blanket

Crochet
February 2020
DK (11 wpi) ?
15 stitches and 14 rows = 4 inches
in over Tunisian simple stitch
6.0 mm (J)
25600 - 2898 yards (23409 - 2650 m)
both US and UK
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This pattern is available for free.

Night sky can appear in so many ways depending on the time, season, weather and this ever-changing scenery was an inspiration behind this design. This blanket is a beginner friendly Tunisian crochet project introducing several different techniques used in Tunisian crochet that can be a great stepping stone to learning this crochet style. The pattern is written for toddler/ small child size of blanket; however the design can be modified easily by adding or reducing star or moon sections vertically or horizontally to make the final blanket larger or smaller according to your specific need.

Skills required:
chain, Tunisian crochet technique (alternating forward and backward passes), Tunisian simple stitch (tss), Tunisian purl stitch (tps), Tunisian honeycomb stitch (ths), end row changing colours, changing colours as you go, binding off in Tunisian crochet, blocking

The final blanket measurements (blocked):
127 cm x 137 cm (approx. 50 x 54 in)

Materials and tools:
Tunisian crochet hook size 6 mm (J-10) with cable (at least 100 cm (40 in)) or size to obtain the gauge
Tapestry needle
Scissors