The Easter C2C Blanket CAL is now complete with Part 10 Joining and Border instructions!
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Easter Blanket Joining & Border
Pattern written in US crochet terminology
Approximate finished size: approx 45” x 45” square
w = white
pi = pink
y = yellow
blu = blue
pu = purple
g = green
WS = wrong side
ch = chain
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
RS = right sid
Squares will be joined together in order shown below:
Method to join will be slip stitch joining using Color w (White).
Working in rows, join squares together in 3 columns or rows and then join the 3 columns (rows) together at the end.
With Color w and with RS of two squares facing and WS facing out, attach yarn with a sl st through 1 loop of the sc round from each square. I used the back loop of the front square (square closest to me) and the front loop of the back square (square furthest away from me). However, choose which loops you want to use — back/front, front/front, etc. See which one suits you best. However, whatever ones you choose stay consistent throughout the blanket!
Join 3 squares together from 1st column, join 3 squares together from 2nd column, join 3 squares together from 3rd column. Once 3 columns have been joined, join columns together to form blanket of 9 squares.
Round 1: (Color w) attach yarn where desired. Ch 1, sc in same st, ch 1, *sk next st, sc in next st, ch 1* repeat between * * to corner, (sc, ch 1, sc) in corner, continue repeating around, sl st to top of 1st st changing to color pi.
Round 2: (Color pi), ch 2, sk 1st st, sc in ch 1 sp, ch 1, *sk next st, sc in ch 1 sp, ch 1* repeat between * * to corner, (sc, ch 1, sc) in corner, continue repeating around, sl st in ch 2 sp changing to color y.
Round 3: (color y), ch 1, sc in same sp, ch 1, *sk next st, sc in ch 1 sp, ch 1* repeat between * * to corner (sc, ch 1, sc) in corner, continue repeating around, sl st to top of 1st st changing to color g.
Round 4: Color g repeat round 2.
Round 5: Color blu repeat round 3.
Round 6: Color pu repeat round 2.
Round 7: Color 2 repeat round 3.
Fasten off. Weave in ends.