03 Blanket with coloured Catherine wheels in "Merino" yarn
500 g. Merino yarn consisting of 100 g. of the following colours: cream No. 44, green No. 46, grey green No. 82, pink No. 27 and lilac No 93. Crochet Hook No. 5. Tapestry Needle with rounded tip.
SIZES: 65 x 104 cm.
Bobble: 3 chns., 1 sc. in the 1ª chn.
Each section measures 13 x 13 cm.
The blanket is made up of 40 wheel shaped 6-segment sections worked in circles and subdivided in 8 sections for each colour.
Wheel shaped section: Cast on 5 chns. using Crochet Hook No. 5, make a loop with 1 sc and, in the loop work as follows:
Row 1: 12 dc.; end this row and all succ. rows with 1 sc in the starting st.
Row 2: * 1 sc, 4 chns., slip 1 ch. *. Rep. from * to * .
Row 3: work 2 sc. in the centre of the 1st loop, work in 1 sc, * 4 chns., 1 sc in the next loop *. Rep. from * to * and end with 4 chns.
Row 4 * 1 sc in the sc, 1 sc in the next loop , 4 chns. *. Rep. from * to * .
Row 5* 1 sc in each of the next 2 dc., 1 sc in the next loop , 4 chns. *. Rep. from * to * .
Row 6 cont. increasing 1 sc at every row, for each segment, until you have 11 dc for each segment.
Break off and bind the yarn.
Work 8 wheel shaped sections for each colour.
MAKING UP AND FINISH
Join the sections, arranging them as shown in the pattern, sewing in small invisible stitches at the joints.
Trim the edges of the blanket with Crochet Hook No. 5 and the cream yarn as follows: beg. with the last corner section with short side and, on the front work in sc. (shown on the pattern by an arrow) work in * 1 sc in each of the 11 dc. below, 1 sc in the next loop , 7 chns., 1 bobble, 11 chns., skip the next 11 dc., in the next loop Work. 2 dc., 1 bobble e 2 dc.; ** 11 chns., 1 bobble, 11 chns., skip the next 2 segments, in the loop of the next section, work in 2 dc., 1 bobble and 2 dc. **; repeat from ** to ** for the long side, 11 chns., 1 bobble, 7 chns.; skip the 11 dc. e the next loop (of the next corner section), then, cont. on the short side and work *** 1 sc in each of the 11 dc. of the next front side, 7 chns., 1 bobble, 7 chns., skip the next 2 segments. ***; rep. from *** to *** for the shirt side *; rep. from * to * once more, then, end the row with
1 sc in the starting st..
Break and bind off the yarn.