Denim Diamonds

Denim Diamonds
Denim Diamonds
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 Materials: Sensations Rainbow Boucle Yarn. One skein each of Rainbow Boucle - White and Dk. Blue

Needle Size: 5.00 mm or Size H

 

Stitches Used

Ch = Chain

SC = Single Crochet

DC = Double Crochet

CL = Cluster

YO = Yarn Over

 

Cluster Stitch : YO and set up hook as if to DC, insert into next SC and bring up loop and draw through first two loop leaving a extra loop onto the needle. Repeat 4 more times so there are 6 loops on hook then bring through all 6 loops.

 

Blue diamond (80 diamonds needed).

 

Base: Chain 18

Row 1-17: Loosely Stitch SC to end, Ch 1 turn.

Border; Row 18 Top: 16 SC, 3 SC in next stitch (Corner).

Left Side: 15 SC, 3 SC in next stitch (Corner).

Bottom: 15 SC, 3 SC in next stitch (Corner).

Right Side: 15 SC, 2 SC in next Stitch and connect to First SC on top row (Corner).

 

White Diamonds (63 diamonds needed).

 

Base: Chain 18

Row 1 and all odd rows: SC to end, Ch1 turn.

Row 2: (2 SC, Cluster) repeat across. (5 clusters in a row)

Row 4: 1 SC (Cluster, 2 SC) repeat 4 times CL, 3 SC, CH 1 turn.

Even Rows 6 - 14: repeat rows 2 and 4

Row 15: SC across to end, CH 1, Turn.

 

Border; Row 16 top: 16 SC, 3 SC in next stitch (Corner).

Left Side: 15 SC, 3 SC in next stitch (Corner).

Bottom: 15 SC, 3 SC in next stitch (Corner).

Right Side: 15 SC, 2 SC in next Stitch (Corner) and connect to First SC on top row.

 

Piecing the diamonds together using any technique in the following pattern:

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After piecing together the blanket SC around the border to give the blanket added strength as to last.

 

About The Author

Esther Leavitt is a pattern designer and craft editor for Craftown.com.  About herself she says "Crafts are a way for me to unwind but at the same time keep my hands busy so I don't go crazy."  She is also the owner and proprietor of Crafts by Starlight