Safari Blanket by Lisa Hooper

Safari Blanket

Crochet
August 2022
DK (11 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 11 rows = 4 inches
in DC
4.0 mm (G)
US
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This is my Safari Blanket Pattern - it uses US crochet terms and is made with Stylecraft Special DK yarn and a 4mm hook.

The blanket has 13 different animals/ birds. I have tried to keep the patterns as simple as I can by using the same method for the body/ chest/ heads and feet.

I have included two different types of patterns for the leaves squares - there are intarsia and applique versions. So you can choose which one you would prefer to do! the intarsia ones have colour block instructions and a chart to follow.

I have used a corner leaf pattern on each of the squares - this is worked as part of the granny square and is not an applique. The squares measure approx 18cm x 18cm. The finished blanket measures approx 100cm x100cm.
the squares are joined together using the continuous flat braid join method and it is finished with a leaf border.

The Pattern consists of the following

  1. Blank Leaf Square
  2. Lion
  3. Tiger
  4. Leopard
  5. Monkey
  6. Sloth
  7. Rhino
  8. Hippo
  9. Ostrich
  10. Parrot
  11. Crocodile
  12. Zebra
  13. Elephant
  14. Giraffe
  15. Branch Leaf Square Intarsia
  16. Branch Leaf Alternative Applique Version
  17. Jungle Leaf Right Facing Intarsia
  18. Jungle Leaf Left Facing Intarsia
  19. Jungle Leaf Alternative Applique Version
  20. Canopy Square
  21. Join and Border

You must not share, resell, make tutorials of, or amend this pattern in any way. Although you are welcome to sell finished items made using the pattern - when selling or sharing, please give credit to Cute Crochet Makes as the designer.