The idea for this pattern came to me a year ago.
I wondered what would happen if you created loops on the sides of crochet panels and then chained them together.
Here ya go! This is the result.
ABOUT THIS PATTERN:
•First of all, it’s inspired by the ocean. I dearly LOVE the sea. Love it. The chains resemble fishing nets and the edging is crab stitch. The colors I chose are a lovely sea palette.
•It’s crocheted in a sport weight yarn. Not too thin, not too thick. Great for baby or for a lap throw. Which leads me to the next tidbit:
•You can adjust the size. Make the panels bigger. Smaller. Same color if you like. Turn this into a lap throw or a larger blanket or bedspread. You decide! Go nutsy with it!
•Oh back to the yarn. It’s 50/50 superwash merino wool (which can be machine-washed! HURRAY for exhausted, new moms who have enough on their plates and absolutely wouldn’t want to hand-wash this sucker) and tencel (which has a lovely soft sheen while adding strength and longevity so the wee one can haul this around the house, gnaw on it, sleep with it and it will hold up well.)
•It takes 4 skeins of 395 yards each if you’re making it like the example.
•You’ll want to be comfortable with single and double crochets, as well as chaining and slip stitching. Intermediate level. Nothing crazy here.
•I show close up shots of the loops and edging so you can really see what you need to do.
•It requires a size F (3.75 mm) hook but that’s not crucial. Use what ya got.
I hope you LOVE it!
You can download it HERE.