Helios Blanket
Finished
August 23, 2020
September 28, 2020

Helios Blanket

Project info
Helios Mandala by Tatsiana Kupryianchyk
Crochet
lillabjorncrochet on ravelry
21”
Hooks & yarn
4.0 mm (G)
4.5 mm
6,253 yards
Scheepjes Metropolis
17 skeins = 3723.0 yards (3404.3 meters), 850 grams
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Scheepjes Spirit
5 skeins = 1150.0 yards (1051.6 meters), 250 grams
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Scheepjes Spirit
1 skein = 230.0 yards (210.3 meters), 50 grams
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Scheepjes Spirit
2 skeins = 460.0 yards (420.6 meters), 100 grams
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Scheepjes Spirit
1 skein = 230.0 yards (210.3 meters), 50 grams
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Scheepjes Spirit
2 skeins = 460.0 yards (420.6 meters), 100 grams
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Notes

25-09-2020

Couldn’t resist making this great pattern into a blanket!

I added my hook size but go with the hook you get the right guage for the pattern.

Shaping into an Octagon 9” per side
20g Miami. 4.0 hook
336 sts
42 per side x8
Rnd 1 3 tr in corner 2 htr 4 dc 8hdc 13sc 8hdc 4dc 2htr
Rnd 2 3dc in corner 12dc 2hdc 15sc 2hdc 12dc

Triangles made with linen stitch
Used the pattern from the Winter Octagon Blanket by Lilla Björn Crochet
9g Miami. 4.5 mm hook
47sts per side ch2 sp

Side Triangles
Row 1.
Make magic ring, ch1 (doesn’t count as sc – here and throughout), (2sc, ch2, 2sc) in magic ring, tighten the ring, turn. (4sc, 1 ch2-sp)
Note: on this and all next rows first sc is made in last sc of previous row.

Row 2 Ch1, 2sc in first sc, ch1, skip 1 st, V-st in the corner, ch1, skip 1 st, 2sc in last sc, turn. (3sc x 2, 2 ch1-sps, 1 ch2-sp)
Row 3 Ch1, 2sc in first sc, ch1, skip 1 st, 1sc in next sp, ch1, skip 1 st, V-st in the corner, ch1, skip 1 st, 1sc in next sp, ch1, skip 1 st, 2sc in last sc, turn. (4 sc x 2, 2 ch1-sps x 2, 1ch2-sp)
Row 4 Ch1, 2sc in first sc, ch1, skip 1 st, 1sc in next sp till next corner, ch1, skip 1 st, V-st in the corner, ch1, skip 1 st, 1sc in next sp till last 2 sc, ch1, skip 1 st, 2sc in last sc, turn. (5 sc x 2, 3 ch1-sps, 1ch2-sp)
Row 5-end As Row 4. until you get to 47sts on the sides

Block squares and side triangles. Side of the square and top sides of
triangles should be the same size and octagon’s sides.


Corner Triangles
6g Miami 4.5mm hook
made using the pattern also from the winter octagon blanket by Lilla Björn Crochet. Starting in the center of the 3 dc in the corner. Working in the back loop for the first row.

Corner Triangle
You can use this triangle to square an octagon up.
Row 1
Attach yarn with ss in marked st on the octagon’s edge on RS. Ch1, 1sc2tog over same and next st, ch1, skip 1 st, 1sc in next st till 2 sts are left, ch1, skip 1 st, 1sc2tog over next 2 sts, turn.
Row 2
Ch1, 1sc2tog (make first leg in sc2tog of previous row, make next leg in next sp), ch1, skip next st, 1 sc in next sp till 1 sc before last ch1-sp in the end of the row, ch1, skip 1 st, 1sc2tog (make first leg in next sp, make second leg in last st), turn.
Continue with row 2 until 5 sts are left
Ch1, 1sc2tog, ch1, skip 1 st, 1sc2tog, turn.
Ch1, 1sc3tog (make first leg in sc2tog, second leg in next sp, third leg in last
sc2tog), fasten off

Squares 9”
20g Miami. 3g Spirit. 4.5mm hook
Middle of the sea square by Lilla Björn Crochet
Linen stitch to 47 sts per side

Joining with a Sc join and the 4.5mm hook

Border
80g Miami Dolphin. 4.5mm hook
Rnd 1 Sc around Sc ch2 Sc in corners
Rnd 2 dc around dc ch2 dc in corners 287dc each side 193dc each end
Rnd 3 BPdc around each dc hdc ch2 hdc in corners
Rnd 4 change color ch2 dc in the corner ch1 sk st dc to the end ch1 dc ch2 dc in the corners
Rnd 5 change back to main color Sc in the dc from Rnd 4 and dc in the skip sts from Rnd 3 Sc ch2 Sc in the corners
Rnd 6 Sc around Sc ch2 Sc in the corners

25-09-2020

Joining with a Sc join and the 4.5mm hook

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Finished
August 23, 2020
September 28, 2020
 
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56% Cotton, 44% Acrylic
230 yards / 50 grams

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75% Merino, 25% Nylon
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  • Project created: September 24, 2020
  • Finished: September 28, 2020
  • Updated: October 8, 2020
  • Progress updates: 3 updates