Free Wedding Ring Quilt from RedHeart.com

wedding ring quilt

From www.RedHeart.com

Wedding Ring Quilt Free Crochet Pattern

Pattern Number:     LW2698
Designed By:     Kathleen Sams

Skill Level: Experienced

Required Supplies:

RED HEART® Super Saver®: 3 skeins 311 White A; 4 skeins 661 Frosty Green B; 5 skeins 931 Seagrass C
(931 Seagrass is discontinued)
Crochet Hook: 5.5mm [US I-9]
Yarn needle

Originally designed as a wedding gift for singer Josh Kelley and actress Katherine Heigl, this beautiful, Double Wedding Ring crocheted quilt would be treasured by any bride and groom who receive it.

Gauge/Tension:
Color Band: 7 sts = 3″; 14 rows = 4″ in pat.
Octagon: Rnds 1-4 = 6″.
Eyes: Rnds 1-5 = 9″ (point to point).
Center: Rnds 1-5 = 6″.
CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauges.

Quilt measures approximately. 63” x 80”.

NOTE: There are four (4) pieces for this quilt; 1) color bands, 2) eyes, 3) octagons and 4) centers. Each piece is made separately, and then assembled by slip stitching together on the front side to create a textured look.

QUILT
Color Band (Make 62)
With C, ch 9.
Row 1 (Right Side): Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across; turn – 8 sc.
Row 2: Ch 1, sc in first 5 sts, hdc in last 3 sts; turn.
Row 3: Ch 2, hdc in first 5 sts, sc in last 3 sts; turn.
Rows 4-37: Repeat Rows 2 and 3.
Row 38: Ch 1, sc in each st across. Fasten off.
Edging: With right side facing, join B in first st of last row; ch 1, work (sc, ch 2, sc) sc evenly spaced around working (sc, ch 2, sc) in each corner and working 1 st in each row end – 8 sts across each end, 39 sts on each side. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

Octagons (Make 20)
With B, ch 5; join with a slip st to form a ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 3, dc in ring, [ch 2, 2 dc in ring] 7 times, ch 2; join to beginning ch-3.
Rnd 2: Ch 3, dc in next dc, [(dc, ch 2, dc) all in next ch-2 space, dc in next 2 dc] 7 times, (dc, ch 2, dc) all in next ch-2 space; join to beginning ch-3.
Rnd 3: Ch 3, dc in next 2 dc, [(dc, ch 2, dc) all in next ch-2 space, dc in next 4 dc] 7 times, (dc, ch 2, dc) all in next ch-2 space, dc in next dc; join.
Rnd 4: Ch 3, dc in next 3 dc [(dc, ch 2, dc) all in next ch-2 space, dc in next 6 dc] 7 times, (dc, ch 2, dc) all in next ch-2 space, dc in next 2 dc; join – 8 dc each side, 8 ch-2 spaces. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

Eye (Make 31)
With A, ch 5; join with a slip st to form a ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 3, 15 dc in ring; join to beginning ch-3.
Rnd 2: Ch 3, dc in same st as joining, 2 dc in each of next 5 sts, 2 tr in next 2 sts, 2 dc in each of next 6 sts, 2 tr in each of next 2 sts; join – 32 sts.
Rnd 3: Ch 3, 2 dc in next st, [dc in next st, 2 dc in next st] 5 times, * [tr in next st, 2 tr in next st] twice **, [dc in next st, 2 dc in next st] 6 times; repeat from * to **; join – 48 sts.
Rnd 4: Ch 3, dc in same st as joining, 2 dc in next st, 2 hdc in next st, * sc in next 13 sts, 2 hdc in next st, 2 dc in each of next 2 sts, 2 tr in each of next 2 sts, (2 dtr, ch 2, 2 dtr) all in next st, 2 tr in each of next 2 sts **, 2 dc in each of next 2 sts, 2 hdc in next  st; repeat from * to **; join – 74 sts. Fasten off.
Edging: With right side facing, join B in any ch-2 space; ch 1, (sc, ch 3, sc) all in same space, sc in each st around working (sc, ch 3, sc) in next ch-2 space; join – 39 sts each side. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

Center Motif (Make 12)
With A, ch 5; join with a slip st to form a ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 3, 3 dc in ring, ch 3, [4 dc in ring, ch 3] 3 times; join with a slip st to beginning ch-3.
Rnd 2: Ch 3, dc in next 3 sts, * (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) all in next ch-3 space **, dc in next 4 sts; repeat from * around end at **; join.
Rnd 3: Ch 3, dc in each st around working (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in each corner space; join.
Rnd 4: Ch 2, dc in each st around working 5 dc in each ch-3 corner space; join.
Rnd 5: Ch 1, sc in same space as joining, sc in next 8 sts, * ch 12, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch, hdc in next 3 ch, dc in next 3 ch, tr in next 3 ch, dtr in the side of the last sc worked, skip next 3 sts on last round of motif **, sc in next 14 sts; repeat from * to last 5 sts, end at **; sc in last 5 sts; join. Fasten off.
Edging: With right side facing, join B in same st as joining; ch 1, sc in same st, * sc in each st around working 12 sts up corner point, having 2 sc in last st, ch 2; repeat from * around; join – 39 sts each side. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

Assembly
With wrong sides together and B, attach color bands to eyes. Beginning at corner ch-spaces, working in back loop of eye and front loop of band, matching sts, slip st tog. At end of eye, slip st in center ch of ch-3, attach 2nd color band on opposite side and slip st across as before.

Attach completed eyes/color bands to octagons in same manner. With wrong sides together, color band facing, beginning at ch-2 corner of octagon, matching sts, slip st as before making sure all stitching continues in same direction.

Attach center motifs last. Beginning in any ch-2 corner point, slip st around matching sts.

Outer Edging:
Attach B in any ch-2 corner on octagon; ch 1, sc in same st as joining and in each st and ch around, working 1 sc in joinings. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS:
beg = beginning;
A = Color A; B = Color B; C = Color C;
ch = chain;
dc = double crochet;
dtr = double treble crochet;
hdc = half double crochet;
mm = millimeters;
sc = single crochet;
slip st = slip stitch;
st(s) = stitch(es);
tog = together;
tr = treble crochet;
[ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified;
* or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated.

construction chart

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