Presenting Panel #4 in the Gnome for Christmas C2C Blanket part of the Christmas in July CAL at Nana’s Crafty Home!
Of all the panels in my Gnome for Christmas Blanket, I think this one is the most likely to be found made into a pillow or as a wall hanging! As much as possible I tried to make each panel a “stand alone” panel that could be used in a multitude of ways but being a full scene made it difficult to do. However, this little guy embodies the Christmas Gnome vibe I was going for.
Lots of great color in this panel which really makes this one stand out and shine. And have I mentioned how much I am in love with the vibrant hues of the Paintbox Simply Aran yarn yet? ?. All of these colors just go together beautifully!
If you are not familiar with the Corner to Corner (C2C) technique I have several photo and video tutorials which will help you get up to speed quickly. So you too can make this adorable blanket! Just click on any of the links provided below to head on over to the tutorials.
Corner to Corner Stitch Photo and Video Tutorial (Getting Started in C2C)
Corner to Corner Basics: How to Change Colors in C2C
How to Read C2C Graphs and Written instructions
And, if you need help in learning how to make a C2C Crochet Rectangle shape I have a complete photo and video tutorial for you that will show you how to decrease on one side while continuing to increase on the other!
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Gnome for Christmas Blanket Panel #4
Pattern written in US crochet terminology
Paintbox Simply Aran Pansy Purple .3 oz / 18 yds (pu)
Paintbox Simply Aran Neon Pink .15 oz / 9 yds (pi)
Paintbox Simply Aran Marine Blue 2.7 oz / 156 yds (b)
Paintbox Simply Aran Rose Red .7 oz / 41 yds (r)
Paintbox Simply Aran Paper White 1 oz / 58 yds (w)
Paintbox Simply Aran Neon Green .15 oz / 9 yds (g)
Paintbox Simply Aran Peach Orange .01 oz / .5 yd (pe)
Size H/8 (5.0 mm) crochet hook
Approximate finished size: 15” wide x 18 1/2” tall
Gauge: 6 blocks = 4”
pu = purple
pi = pink
b = blue
r = red
w = white
g = green
pe = peach
WS = wrong side
RS = right side
Notes about pattern:
Pattern is worked in Double Crochet Corner to Corner (C2C) Crochet technique. Written row by row instructions follow with full color pixel graph at the bottom of this post.
r: Red / pu: Purple / w: White / b: Blue / pe: Peach / g: Green / pi: Pink
Row 1 (WS): 1(pu)
Row 2 (RS): 2(pu)
Row 3: 1(pi), 2(pu)
Row 4: 2(pu), 2(pi)
Row 5: 1(pu), 2(pi), 1(pu), 1b
Row 6: 1b, 3(pi), 2(pu)
Row 7: 1w, 2(pu), 2(pi), 2b
Row 8: 2b, 2(pi), 2(pu), 1b, 1r
Row 9: 2w, 1b, 1(pu), 2(pi), 3b
Row 10: 7b, 1r, 1b, 1w
Row 11: 1w, 2b, 1w, 7b
Row 12: 5b, 3r, 3b, 1r
Row 13: 2w, 2b, 4r, 5b
Row 14: 5b, 1r, 3w, 1r, 1b, 1r, 1b, 1w
Row 15: 2w, 1b, 1w, 1r, 4w, 2r, 3b, 1w
Row 16: 4b, 2r, 1w, 1(pu), 3w, 1r, 2b, 2w
Row 17: 3w, 2b, 1r, 2w, 2(pu), 3r, 4b
Row 18: 5b, 1r, 1w, 1g, 1(pu), 1g, 2w, 1r, 2b, 3w
Row 19: 4w, 2b, 1r, 1w, 1(pu), 2g, 1(pu), 1w, 1r, 5b
Row 20: 5b, 1r, 1w, 2(pu), 1g, 2(pu), 1w, 1r, 2b, 4w
Row 21: 5w, 2b, 1r, 1w, 1(pu), 2g, 1(pu), 2w, 6b
Row 22: 6b, 2w, 2g, 1(pu), 1g, 1w, 1r, 3b, 5w
Corner (begin decreasing)
Row 23: 5w, 3b, 2r, 2(pu), 1g, 2w, 6b, 1w
Row 24: 6b, 1r, 2w, 2g, 1(pu), 1w, 1r, 4b, 4w
Row 25: 4w, 3b, 2r, 6w, 1r, 6b
Row 26: 7b, 1r, 5w, 2r, 4b, 3w
Row 27: 3w, 4b, 2r, 3w, 1(pe), 2r, 7b
Corner (begin decreasing)
Row 28: 6b, 3r, 3w, 1r, 6b, 2w
Row 29: 2w, 8b, 1w, 1r, 2w, 1r, 5b
Row 30: 5b, 5r, 8b, 1w
Row 31: 1w, 3b, 1w, 4b, 2r, 2w, 1r, 4b
Row 32: 3b, 4r, 10b
Row 33: 10b, 4r, 2b
Row 34: 2b, 2r, 4b, 1w, 6b
Row 35: 11b, 2r, 1b
Row 36: 1b, 2r, 2w, 8b
Row 37: 8b, 1w, 3r
Row 38: 2r, 2w, 7b
Row 39: 10b
Row 40: 9b
Row 41: 8b
Row 42: 7b
Row 43: 6b
Row 44: 5b
Row 45: 4b
Row 46: 3b
Row 47: 2b
Row 48: 1b