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Chromium Star Blanket ~ Crochet


5.3oz/150g/404yd 2 skeins in Splash Stripes

Size F/5 (3.75mm) crochet hook

or size needed to obtain gauge

Blunt end yarn needle
Skill Level 
Gauge

15dc and 8 ½ rows = 4”
Finished Size

33” across from valley to point

21” from center to point
Special Stitches

Adjacent double crochet (adc)– yo, in previous st just made insert hook in bottom left front prong, yo and pl through prong, [yo and pl through 2 loops] twice.

Modified half double crochet two together (mhdc2tog)– yo, insert hook in next st, yo and pl through lp, sk 1 st, insert hook in next st, yo and pl through lp (4 lps on hook), yo and pl through all lps.
To make hole-less starting rounds, use the magic loop technique.
Ch 2

Rnd 1: in second ch from hook *sc, ch 1, rep from *4 times more, join rnd with sl st to sc.
Rnd 2: ch 1, sc in same st, ch 1*sc in ch-1 st, ch 1, sc in sc, ch 1, rep from * 4 times more, end sc in ch-1 st, ch 1, join rnd with a sl st to sc. (10 sc)
Rnd 3: ch 1, *sk ch-1, (2 dc, adc, 2 dc) in next sc, sk ch-1, sl st in next sc, rep from *4 times more, join rnd with a sl st to ch-1.
Rnd 4: [sl st in next dc] 2 times, ch 3, *(3 dc, adc, 3 dc) in adc, dc in next st, mhdc2tog, dc in next st, rep from * 3 times more, end (3 dc, adc, 3 dc) in adc, dc in next st, mhdc2tog, join rnd with a sl st to top of ch-3. (50 sts)
Rnd 5: sl st in next dc, ch 3, dc in next 2 sts, *(3 dc, adc, 3 dc) in adc, dc in next 3 sts, mhdc2tog, dc in next 3 sts, rep from *3 times more, end (3 dc, adc, 3 dc) in adc, dc in next 3 sts, mhdc2tog, join with a sl st to top of ch-3. (70 sts)
Rnd 6: sl st in next dc, ch 3, dc in next 4 sts, *(3dc, adc, 3 dc) in adc, dc in next 5 sts, mhdc2tog, dc in next 5 sts, rep from *3 times more, end (3 dc, adc, 3 dc) in adc, dc in next 5 sts, mhdc2tog, join with a sl st to top of ch-3.
Rnd 7: sl st in next dc, ch 3, dc in next 6 sts, *(2dc, adc, 2 dc) in adc, dc in next 7 sts, mhdc2tog, dc in next 7 sts, rep from *3 times more, end (2 dc, adc, 2 dc) in adc, dc in next 7 sts, mhdc2tog, join with a sl st to top of ch-3.
Rnd 8: sl st in next dc, ch 3, dc in next 7 sts, *(3dc, adc, 3 dc) in adc, dc in next 8 sts, mhdc2tog, dc in next 8 sts, rep from *3 times more, end (3 dc, adc, 3 dc) in adc, dc in next 8 sts, mhdc2tog, join with a sl st to top of ch-3.
Rnd 9: sl st in next dc, ch 3, dc in next 9 sts, *(3dc, adc, 3 dc) in adc, dc in next 10 sts, mhdc2tog, dc in next 10 sts, rep from *3 times more, end (3 dc, adc, 3 dc) in adc, dc in next 10 sts, mhdc2tog, join with a sl st to top of ch-3.
Rnd 10: sl st in next dc, ch 3, dc in next 11 sts, *(3dc, adc, 3 dc) in adc, dc in next 12 sts, mhdc2tog, dc in next 12 sts, rep from *3 times more, end (3 dc, adc, 3 dc) in adc, dc in next 12 sts, mhdc2tog, join with a sl st to top of ch-3.
Rnd 11: sl st in next dc, ch 3, dc in next 13 sts, *(2dc, adc, 2 dc) in adc, dc in next 14 sts, mhdc2tog, dc in next 14 sts, rep from *3 times more, end (2 dc, adc, 2 dc) in adc, dc in next 14 sts, mhdc2tog, join with a sl st to top of ch-3.
Rep rnds 8-11 four times more, ending on row 27, continuing to (3 dc, adc, 3 dc) in every tip for three rows and (2 dc, adc, 2 dc) in the next row, only changing the number of dcs between shells and mhdc2togs.
Border
Special Stitches

These stitches mimic the special stitches used in the body of the blanket, using the same technique and resulting in a slightly shorter stitch.
Adjacent half double crochet (ahdc)– yo, in previous st just made insert hook in bottom left front prong, yo and pl through prong, yo and pl through all lps on hook.
Modified single crochet two together (msc2tog)– insert hook in next st, yo and pl through lp, sk 1 st, insert hook in next st, yo and pl through lp (3 lps on hook), yo and pl through all lps.
Rnd 1: sl st in next dc, ch 2, hdc in next 42 sts, *(3 hdc, ahdc, 3 hdc) in adc, hdc in next 43 sts, msc2tog, dc in next 43 sts, rep from *3 times more, end (3 hdc, adc, 3 hdc) in adc, hdc in next 43 sts, msc2tog, join with a sl st to top of ch-2.

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