Prismatic by Polly Plum


May 2020
DK (11 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 8 rows = 4 inches
in dc
4.0 mm (G)
4.5 mm
1750 - 4690 yards (1600 - 4289 m)
47.5" x 38.5"; 40" x 40"; 61" x 47.5"; 70" x 61; 79" x 61"
both US and UK
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So you like to crochet in rows, but you don’t want to make another blanket that’s just more back and forth stripes? Well, have I got something for you! Meet Prismatic - it’s mod, it’s different, and it’s surprisingly easy to make.

Complete crochet charts are included and can be used on their own or as a helpful tool with the written pattern.

Instructions for 5 different sizes - Rectangle Baby, Square Baby, Small Throw, Medium Throw, Large Throw (see details below) - are included in the pattern.

Instructions are included for making the stripe sequence in the photos or for creating your own.

Pattern is also available on Etsy. Click the “visit pattern website” link above to buy it there.

Crochet terminology: both US and UK
Skill level: intermediate
Stitches used: (listed in US terms) ch, sc, dc, fptr, bptr, cluster, standing sc, decreases
Sizes: Rectangle Baby 47.5” x 38.5” (Square Baby 40 x 40; Small Throw 61 x 47.5; Medium Throw 70 x 61; Large Throw 79 x 61)
Hook size: 4mm & 4.5mm or size needed to obtain gauge and one size up
Gauge: 16 dc and 8 rows is about 4 inches before blocking
Additional materials:yarn needle for weaving ends

1 ball each Stylecraft Special DK in (A) Apple, (B) Lime, (C) Dandelion, (D) Clementine, (E) Spice, (F) Raspberry, (G) Plum, (H) Proper Purple, and 2 balls each of (J) Parma Violet
This amount of yarn will make either of the baby blankets and the small throw (pictured), or you’ll need 2 balls each of A-H and 3 balls of J for the medium or large throws.
OR, about 1,750 (1,520; 2,800; 4,160; 4,690) yards of DK weight yarn

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