Keep on Blooming CAL - JOIN AND BORDER#keeponbloomingcal
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Stitches used in this pattern (US terms):
ch - chain
ch-sp - chain space
sc - single crochet
SSsc - standing stitch single crochet**
dc - double crochet
tr - triple crochet (2 yarn over on hook)
BPtr - back post triple crochet (2 yarn over on hook)
pc - popcorn stitch**
puff - puff stitch**
sk - skip stitch
slst - slip stitch
rnd - round
** See special stitch instructions >> Click Here <<
NOTE: Cut yarn and secure ends when changing yarn color.
JOINING THE HEXAGONS
Join flower hexagon blocks together as presented in the joining chart found below.NOTE. If you are using the Beige - Blue yarn-kit, join flower hexagons together as presented in the Beige-Blue photo above.
Tip: Join 3 flower hexagon groups (Joining Chart, black arrows. Total on six 3 flower hexagon groups).
Join the middle part of the blanket (1 flower no. 5 + 6 flower no. 4 hexagons) together. This way you will have a great base for joining the rest of the seams together evenly.
Continue joining hexagon blocks together as shown in the Joining Chart.
Starting with a standing stitch single crochet,
*Place 2 flower pieces together wrong sides together. Sc into the corner ch2-sps of both pieces. (Ch 1, sk dc, sc through ch1-sps of both pieces) 11 times. Last sc goes through the left side’s corner ch2-sps.*
Cut yarn and secure ends OR continue in the next hexagons by repeating *-*. Repeat *-* in every seam as shown in the Joining Chart.
Fasten off, pin in place and apply lightly steam with iron or mist with water and leave to dry.
The starting point is marked on the Joining Chart (above) with red arrow.
Start all rounds with a standing stitch, 1st sts are marked with red -X (= sc). Follow the Border Chart (below) and crochet into the hollows between the hexagons as chart point 2 and around tips of the hexagons as chart point 1.
Note: On the long side of the blanket, there are two hollows in a row (2 x chart point 2).
Join with slst to the 1st sc after every rnd.
Crochet by following the chart AND read the Notes below for every round.
Into tip (chart point 1) 3 hdc into ch2-sp of previous rnd.
Into hollows (chart point 2) 3 tr into ch2-sp, sk joining seam, 3 tr into next hexagon’s ch2-sp.
Into tip (chart point 1) (sc, ch 2, sc) into middle hdc (2nd hdc).
Into hollows (chart point 2) BPtr around every tr of previous rnd, ch 1 between every BPtr.
Into tip (chart point 1) 3 sc into ch1-sp.
Into hollows (chart point 2) 2 sc into every ch1-sp, sk BPtrs.
Into tip (chart point 1) hdc between 2 scs (Rnd 2) into Rnd 1 (working behind 3 sc of Rnd 3).
Into hollows (chart point 2) pc into 2nd sc which is made into ch1-sp, ch 2 between every pc.
Into tip (chart point 1) BPhdc into hdc.
Into hollows (chart point 2) 4 dc into every ch2-sp, sk pcs.
Into tip (chart point 1) puffs into scs of Rnd 3 (working in front of Rnds 4 and 5 sts).
Into hollows (chart point 2) 2 dc into ch2-sp, BPdc around every dc and 2 dcs into ch1-sps.
Notice: On the long side of the blanket, there are two hollows in a row (2 x chart point 2). There will be only 2 dcs between hollow points (chart point 2) see the picture bellow.
Secure ends, block, using rustproof pins, pin into place and apply light steam with iron, or mist with water and leave to dry if you choose to block your blanket.
Join the Flower Tassels into the corners of the blanket between 2 hexagons. See the picture below.
Look how beautifully your flower meadow has bloomed.
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