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Dots Blanket Cotton Throw

Simple circles joined with finger crochet result in a playful cotton throw.

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Was: $5.50

Sale: $3.85

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Designer Kristin Omdahl wanted to work on a project made of small motifs that would be portable, but she didn't want to sew them together at the end. She developed a technique of securing chain loops together with her fingers.
Finished Size: about 54" wide by 46" long.
Yarn: Blue Sky Alpacas Organic Cotton (100% organic cotton; 150 yd [137 m]/3 1/2 oz [100 g]; ): #81 sand (MC), 8 skeins. Blue Sky Alpacas Dyed Cotton (100% organically grown cotton; 150 yd [137 m]/3 1/2 oz [100 g]; ): #625 graphite (A), 6 skeins; #602 honeydew (B), #628 azul (C), #618 orchid (D), #603 thistle (E), 2 skeins each.
Yarn weight: #4 - Medium
Gauge: Rnds 1-3 of motif = about 4" in diameter. Gauge is not critical for this project.
Needles: Hooks: Size H/8 (5 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions: Yarn needle.
Originally Published: Interweave Crochet Spring 2008

SKU: EP1482

Author/Speaker/Editor: Kristin Omdahl

Format: eProject

Customer Reviews

Need a Little Help Review by Lynda

Love the concept and look of this blanket. I've made all the motifs but am having a bit of trouble joining the circles. I'm somewhat of a beginner so I'm sure it's me and not the pattern. Would it be possible to get a video of the joining procedure?

(Posted on 1/2/14)