Our little, baby Temperature Blanket seems to be growing up into a big one! I’m delighted to share the March design by Ellen of Crochet.By.Ellen. You can learn more about Ellen here on the blog!

Please enjoy Ellen’s lovely stripe as we usher in those Spring temps!

Materials:

160 yds High Temp Color Worsted

160 yds Low Temp Color Worsted

6.0mm crochet hook

Tapestry needle (for weaving ends)

Key:

 

ch: chain

dc: double crochet

hdc: half double crochet

sc: single crochet

sc2tog: single crochet two together

sc3tog: single crochet three together

tr: treble crochet

tr2tog: treble crochet two together

tr3tog: treble crochet three together

Pattern:

(High Temp)

Row 1: Ch 2 (counts as HDC), hdc in each st across. (180)

Row 2: Ch 2 (counts) Hdc in 3rd loop across (working into the BACK of the fabric). (180)

(Low Temp)

Row 3: Ch 1 (counts) [sc, hdc, dc, 3tr in next st, dc, hdc] Repeat [ ] across until 5 sts remain. Sc, hdc, dc, 3tr, dc. (See photo below for reference.) (30 raised “waves and a total of 240 sts)

You may carry this color up the side.

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(High Temp)

Row 4: Ch 1(does not count) [sc in next 2 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts, sc3tog] Repeat until 7 sts remain. Sc in next 2 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts, skip st, sc in last st.

Note on proper stitch placement: the 3 SC should rest in the center (2nd of 3) treble crochet stitch From the previous row. See placement photos below for help.

Row 5: Ch 1 (counts) sc, [sc in next 2 sts, 3sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts, sc3tog] Repeat [ ] until 6 sts remain. Sc in next 2 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc, sk 1, sc in last.

(Low Temp)

Row 6: Ch 4, (counts as tr), [dc, hdc, sc, hdc, dc, tr3tog] Repeat [] until 7 sts remain, dc, hdc, sc, hdc, dc, tr2tog.

Tip: before working this row, count your stitches. If you have any more than 180, SC evenly across to get 180.

Row 7: Ch 1, sc in each st across. (180)

(High Temp)

Row 8: Ch 1, sc in each st across. (180)

Row 9: Ch 1 (counts) [sc, hdc, dc, 3tr in next st, dc, hdc] Repeat [ ] across until 5 sts remain. Sc, hdc, dc, 3tr, dc. (30 raised “waves” and a total of 240 sts)

(Low Temp)

Row 10: Ch 1(does not count) [sc in next 2 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts, sc3tog] Repeat until 7 sts remain. Sc in next 2 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts, skip st, sc in last st.

Row 11: Ch 1 (counts) sc, [sc in next 2 sts, 3sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts, sc3tog] Repeat [ ] until 6 sts remain. Sc in next 2 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc, sk 1, sc in last.

 

(High Temp)

Row 12: Ch 4, (counts as tr), [dc, hdc, sc, hdc, dc, tr3tog] Repeat [] until 7 sts remain, dc, hdc, sc, hdc, dc, tr2tog.

(Low Temp)

Tip: before working this row, count your stitches. If you have any more than 180, SC evenly across to get 180.

Row 13: Ch 2, hdc in each st across. (180)

Row 14: Ch 2, Hdc in 3rd loop across. (180)

 

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