Free Red Heart Cares Blanket from RedHeart.com

redheartcares blanket

From www.RedHeart.com

Red Heart Cares Blanket Free Crochet Pattern

Pattern Number:     LW5134
Designed By:     Michele Maks

Skill Level: Easy

Required Supplies:

Red Heart® Super Saver®: 8 skeins 311 White A and 2 skeins 319 Cherry Red B
OR
RED HEART® With Love®: 8 skeins 1001 White A and 2 skeins 1909 Holly Berry B
OR
RED HEART® Soft: 12 balls 4600 White A and 3 balls 5142 Cherry Red B
Susan Bates® Crochet Hook: 6mm (US J-10)
Yarn needle

Gauge/Tension:     GAUGE: 20 sts = 7” (18 cm); 22 rows= 7” (18 cm); in single crochet. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

Blanket measures 60 x 72” (152.5 x 183 cm)

Notes
Blanket is made of 15 12 x 12” (30 x 31 cm) squares and 10 12 x 16¼” (30 x 41 cm) rectangles, arranged as shown in
diagram, and sewn together.

BLANKET
Squares (make 10 with A, make 5 with B)
Ch 35.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across, turn—34 sc.
Rows 2-38: Ch 1, sc in each sc. Fasten off.

Rectangles (make 10 with A)
Ch 35.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across, turn—34 sc.
Rows 2-51: Ch 1, sc in each sc. Fasten off.

redheartcares pillow chart

FINISHING
Using whip stitch and following diagram, sew squares and rectangles together. Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS:
A, B = Color A, B;
ch = chain;
sc = single crochet;
st(s) = stitch(es);
cm = centimeters;
yd(s) = yard(s).

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