Blake Easy Sampler Motif Afghan Blanket Throw Free Crochet Pattern Page

Blake Easy Sampler Motif Afghan Blanket Throw Free Crochet Pattern Page by Kristin Omdahl

This is an easy afghan project that is also portable. Make each square individually and then join them all together at the end. The six motif squares work up quickly. Have fun mixing and matching the colors of your choice.

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#5 Bulky Weight Yarn

Be So Easy Yarn

$6.99

What you will need:

  • 1160 yds (1061m) #5 bulky weight yarn
    or
    145 yds (132m) ea of 6 colors and 290 yds (265m)of one color (Putty)
  • L/11 (8mm) crochet hook
  • Yarn needle
  • Scissors

Shown in:  

Be So Easy Yarn; 145 yds (132m) per 3.5oz (100gm); 100% milk cotton, #5 bulky weight yarn; colors Cream 1 ball, Lavender 1 ball, Teal 1 ball, Raisin 1 ball, Goldenrod 1 ball, Cornflower 1 ball, and Putty 2 balls.

Note: To make this project in one color only, you will need 8 balls.

Finished Size:

39 in (99cm) wide x 51 in (129.5cm) long.

Gauge: 

Each square is 12 in (30.5cm) after blocking.

Stitch Guide: 

Chain (ch), single crochet (sc), double crochet (dc), half double crochet (hdc), 2 double crochet cluster (2dc-cl), 3 double crochet cluster (3dc-cl), 4 double crochet cluster (4dc-cl), double crochet 2 together (dc2tog), 3 treble crochet cluster (3tr-cl), 4 treble crochet cluster (4tr-cl), and slip stitch (slst).

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Instructions:

Note: Instructions are written for working each motif in a solid color. You can mix and match in any combination by fastening off one color and joining a new color with a slip stitch on the next round. The sample is shown with one of ea 6 motif designs worked in a solid color and one in mixed colors.

The sample shown in the photos uses the following colors for each motif:

Motif A, make 2. One motif is crocheted rounds 1 – 6 in color goldenrod. One motif is crocheted rounds 1 – 2 in teal, rounds 3 – 4 in cream and rounds 5 – 6 in cornflower.

Motif B, make 2. One motif is crocheted rounds 1 – 6 in color cornflower. One motif is crocheted rounds 1 – 3 in lavender, rounds 4 – 5 in raisin and round 6 in goldenrod.

Motif C, make 2. One motif is crocheted rounds 1 – 7 in lavender. One motif is crocheted rounds 1 – 4 in goldenrod, round 5 in lavender and rounds 6 – 7 in teal.

Motif D, make 2. One motif is crocheted rounds 1 – 6 in cream. One motif is crocheted rounds 1 – 2 in lavender, rounds 3 – 4 in cornflower, round 5 in goldenrod and round 6 in taupe.

Motif E, make 2. One motif is crocheted rounds 1 – 5 in teal. One motif is crocheted round 1 in cornflower, round 2 in teal, round 3 in goldenrod, and rounds 4 – 5 in raisin.

Motif F, make 2. One motif is crocheted rounds 1 – 5 in raisin. One motif is crocheted rounds 1 – 2 in cornflower, rounds 3 – 4 in lavender, and round 5 in cream.

All joining of motifs and the edging are crocheted in color Taupe.

Motif A:

Ch4, slst to 4th ch from hook to form ring.

Round 1: Ch3 (counts as dc), work 15dc in ring, slst to top of ch3 at beg of round to join. — 16 dcs

Round 2: Ch4 (counts as dc, ch1), *dc in next dc, ch1. Rep from * around, slst to 3rd ch of beg ch4 to join. — 16 ch1 sps

Round 3: Slst into first ch1 sp, ch1, sc in same cp, *ch2, (sc, ch7, sc) in next ch1 sp, ch2, sc in next ch1 sp. Rep from * around, on last repeat replace sc with slst to first sc at beg of round to join. — 8 ch7 sps

Round 4: Ch1, sc in first sc, *(6dc, ch3, 6dc) in next ch7 sp, skip next sc and ch2 sp, sc in next sc. Rep from * around, except on last repeat replace sc with slst to top of first sc at beg of round to join. — 8 ch3 sps

Round 5: Slst across 6 dcs and into first ch3 sp, ch1, 3sc in ch3 sp *ch5, dc2tog in 4th and 10th st from hook, ch5, (dc, ch3, dc) in next ch3 sp, ch5, dc2tog in 4th and 10th st from hook, ch5, 3sc in next ch3 sp. Rep from * around, except on last repeat replace 3scs with slst to first sc at beg of round to join. — 4 ch3 sps

Round 6: Ch3 (counts as dc), 1dc in ea of next 2 scs, (5dc in next ch5 sp)x2, *(2dc, ch3, 2dc) in next ch3 sp, (5dc in next ch5 sp)x2, 1dc in ea of next 3 scs, (5dc in next ch5 sp)x2. Rep from * around, (2dc, ch3, 2dc) in next ch3 sp, (5dc in next ch5 sp)x2, slst to top of ch3 at beg of round to join. — 4 ch3 sps, 4 sides of 27 dcs

Fasten off.

Motif B:

Ch4, slst to 4th ch from hook to form ring.

Round 1: Ch8 (counts as dc, ch5), (dc in ring, ch5)x7, slst to 3rd ch of ch8 at beg of round to join. — 8 ch5 sps

Round 2: Slst into first ch5 sp, ch4, 3tr-cl in same sp, *ch7, 4tr-cl in next ch5 sp. Rep from * around, ch7, slst to top of first cl st at beg of round to join. — 8 ch7 sps

Round 3: Slst into first ch7 sp, ch1, sc in same sp, *(ch5, dc, ch5, tr, ch5, tr, ch5, dc) in next ch7 sp, ch5, sc in next ch7 sp. Rep from * around, except on last repeat replace sc with slst to top of first sc at beg of round to join. — 20 ch5 sps

Round 4: Slst into first ch5 sp, (sc, 5dc, sc) in same sp, (sc, 5dc, sc) in ea ch5 sp around, slst to top of first sc at beg of round to join. — 20 5dc shells

Round 5: Slst into first 3 dcs, ch1, sc in same dc (center dc of 5dc shell), ch5, skip (2dc, 2sc, 2dc), sc in next dc, ch5, skip (2dc, 2sc, 2dc), work (sc, ch5, sc) in next dc, *[ch5, skip (2dc, 2sc, 2dc), sc in next dc]x4, ch5, skip (2dc, 2sc, 2dc), work (sc, ch5, sc) in next dc. Rep from * around, [ch5, skip (2dc, 2sc, 2dc), sc in next dc]x2, except on last repeat replace last sc with slst to first sc at beg of round to join. — 24 ch5 sps

Round 6: Slst into first ch5 sp, ch1, 5sc in same sp, 5sc in next ch5 sp, (sc, ch3, sc) in next ch5 sp, *(5sc in next ch5 sp)x5, (sc, ch3, sc) in next ch5 sp. Rep from * around, (5sc in next ch5 sp)x3, slst to first sc at beg of round to join. — 4 ch3 sps, 4 sides of 27 scs

Fasten off.

Motif C:

Ch4, slst to 4th ch from hook to form ring.

Round 1: Ch1, 12 sc in ring, slst to top of first sc at beg of round to join. — 12 scs

Round 2: Ch1, sc in same st, *ch7, skip 2 scs, sc in next sc. Rep from * around, except on last repeat replace last sc with slst to top of first sc at beg of round to join. — 4 ch7 sps

Round 3: Slst into first ch7 sp, ch3 (counts as dc), 8dc in same sp, *ch3, 9dc in next ch7 sp. Rep from * around, ch3, slst to top of ch3 at beg of round to join. — 4 ch3 sps, 36 dcs

Round 4: Ch3, 2dc cluster in next 2 sts, (ch3, 3dc-cluster working first leg in last st used and next 2 sts)x3, ch6, tr in ch3 sp, ch6, *3dc cluster in next 3 sts, (ch3, 3dc-cluster working first leg in last st used and next 2 sts)x3, ch6, tr in next ch3 sp, ch6. Rep from * around, slst to top of first cl st at beg of round to join. — 8 ch6 sps

Round 5: Slst into first ch3 sp, ch1, 3sc in same sp, 3sc in ea of next 2 ch3 sps, ch2, 3sc in ch6 sp, ch3, 3sc in ch6 sp, ch2, *3sc in ea of next 3 ch3 sps, ch2, 3sc in ch6 sp, ch3, 3sc in ch6 sp, ch2. Rep from * around, slst in first sc at beg of round. — 4 ch3 sps

Round 6: Ch3 (counts as dc), work 1dc in ea of next 8 scs, 2dc in next ch2 sp, 1dc in ea of next 3 scs, (2dc, ch3, 2dc) in ch3 sp, 1dc in ea of next 3 scs, 2dc in next ch2 sp, *1dc in ea of next 9 scs, 2dc in next ch2 sp, 1dc in ea of next 3 scs, (2dc, ch3, 2dc) in ch3 sp, 1dc in ea of next 3 sts, 2dc in next ch2 sp. Rep from * around, slst to top of ch3 at beg of round to join. — 4 ch3 sps, 4 sides of 23 dcs

Round 7: Ch3 (counts as dc), work 1dc in ea of next 15 sts, (2dc, ch3, 2dc) in ch3 sp, *1dc in ea of next 23 sts, (2dc, ch3, 2dc) in next ch3 sp. Rep from * 2 more times, 1dc in ea of next 7 sts, slst to the top of ch3 at beg of round to join. — 4 ch3 sps, 4 sides of 27 dcs

Fasten off.

Motif D:

Ch4, slst to 4th ch from hook to form ring.

Round 1: Ch3 (counts as dc), 2dc in ring, (ch3, 3dc in ring)x3, ch1, hdc in top of ch3 at beg of round to join, (ch1, hdc) counts as last ch3 sp. — 4 ch3 sps

Round 2: Ch3, 2dc in same sp, *ch2, (3dc, ch3, 3dc) in next ch3 sp. Rep from * around, ch2, 3dc in first ch3 sp, ch1, hdc in first ch3 at beg of round to join, (ch1, hdc) counts as last ch3 sp.  — 4 ch3 sps, 4 ch2 sps

Round 3: Ch3 (counts as dc), 2dc in same sp, *ch2, 3dc in next ch2 sp, ch2, (3dc, ch3, 3dc) in next ch3 sp. Rep from * around, ch2, 3dc in next ch2 sp, ch2, 3dc in first ch3 sp, ch1, hdc in first ch3 at beg of round to join, (ch1, hdc) counts as last ch3 sp. — 4 ch3 sps, 8 ch2 sps

Round 4: Ch3 (counts as dc), 2dc in same sp, *(ch2, 3dc in next ch2 sp)x2, ch2, (3dc, ch3, 3dc) in next ch3 sp. Rep from * around, (ch2, 3dc in next ch2 sp)x2, ch2, 3dc in first ch3 sp, ch1, hdc in first ch3 at beg of round to join, (ch1, hdc) counts as last ch3 sp. — 4 ch3 sps, 12 ch2 sps

Round 5: Ch3 (counts as dc), 2dc in same sp, *(ch2, 3dc in next ch2 sp)x3, ch2, (3dc, ch3, 3dc) in next ch3 sp. Rep from * around, (ch2, 3dc in next ch2 sp)x3, ch2, 3dc in first ch3 sp, ch1, hdc in first ch3 at beg of round to join, (ch1, hdc) counts as last ch3 sp. — 4 ch3 sps, 16 ch2 sps

Round 6: Ch3 (counts as dc), 1dc in same sp, *(1dc in ea of next 3 dcs, 2dc in next ch2 sp)x4, 1dc in ea of next 3 dcs, (2dc, ch3, 2dc) in next ch3 sp. Rep from * around, (1dc in ea of next 3 dcs, 2dc in next ch2 sp)x4, 1dc in ea of next 3 dcs, 2dc in first ch3 sp, ch3, slst to top of ch3 at beg of round to join. — 4 ch3 sps, 4 sides of 27 dcs

Fasten off.

Motif E: 

Ch4, slst to 4th ch from hook to form ring.

Round 1: Ch3, dc in ring, (ch3, 2dc-cl in ring)x7, ch3, slst to top of first dc at beg of round to join. — 8 ch3 sps

Round 2: Slst into first ch3 sp, (ch4, 3tr-cl, ch3, 4tr-cl) in same sp, ch7, sc in next ch3 sp, ch7, *(4tr-cl, ch3, 4tr-cl) in next ch3 sp, ch7, sc in next ch3 sp, ch7. Rep from * around, slst to top of first cl st at beg of round to join. — 4 ch3 sps, 12 ch5 sps

Round 3: Slst into first ch3 sp, (ch4, 3tr-cl, ch3, 4tr-cl) in same sp, (ch5, dc in next ch7 sp)x2, ch5, *(4tr-cl, ch3, 4tr-cl) in next ch3 sp, (ch5, dc in next ch7 sp)x2, ch5. Rep from * around, slst to top of first cl st at beg of round to join. — 4 ch3 sps, 12 ch5 sps

Round 4: Slst into first ch3 sp, (ch4, 3tr-cl, ch3, 4tr-cl) in same sp, ch5, dc in next ch5 sp, (ch5, dc)x2 in next ch5 sp, ch5, dc in next ch5 sp, ch5, *(4tr-cl, ch3, 4tr-cl) in next ch3 sp, ch5, dc in next ch5 sp, (ch5, dc)x2 in next ch5 sp, ch5, dc in next ch5 sp, ch5. Rep from * around, slst to top of first cl st at beg of round to join. — 4 ch3 sps, 20 ch5 sps

Round 5: Slst into first ch3 sp, ch6 (counts as dc, ch3), 1dc in same sp, (5dc in next ch5 sp)x5, *(1dc, ch3, 1dc) in next ch3 sp, (5dc in next ch5 sp)x5. Rep from * around, slst to 3rd ch of beg ch6 at beg of round to join. — 4 ch3 sps, 4 sides of 27 dcs

Fasten off.

Motif F: 

Ch4, slst to 4th ch from hook to form ring.

Round 1: Ch1, sc in ring, (ch6, sc in ring)x7, ch3, dc in first st at beg of round to join, (ch3, dc) counts as last ch6 sp. — 8 ch6 sps

Round 2: Ch1, *(sc, ch5, sc) in same sp, ch3, (dc, ch5, dc) in next ch6 sp, ch3. Rep from * around, except on last repeat replace last ch3 sp with dc in first sc at beg of round to join, last dc counts as last ch3 sp. — 8 ch5 sps

Round 3: *Ch4, (dc, ch5, dc) in next ch5 sp, ch4, (sc, ch3, 3dc, ch3, sc, ch3, 3dc, ch3, sc) in next ch5 sp. Rep from * around, except on last rep, replace last (ch3, sc) with tr in last ch5 sp. — 4 ch5 sps, 8 3dc shells

Round 4: Ch1, sc in tr, *ch5, sc in next ch5 sp, ch5, sc in next ch3 sp, ch3, sc in next ch3 sp, ch7, sc in next ch3 sp, ch3, sc in next ch3 sp. Rep from * around, slst to top of first sc at beg of round to join. — 4 ch7 sps, 8 ch5 sps, 8 ch3 sps

Round 5: Ch4 (counts as tr), 5tr in next ch5 sp, tr in next sc, 5 tr in next ch5 sp, tr in next sc, 3tr in next ch3 sp, tr in next sc, (3tr, ch3, 3tr) in next ch7 sp, *1tr in next sc, 3tr in next ch3 sp, 1tr in next sc, 5tr in next ch5 sp, tr in next sc, 5tr in next ch5 sp tr in next sc,  3tr in next ch3 sp, 1tr in next sc, (3tr, ch3, 3tr) in next ch7 sp. Rep from * around, 1tr in next sc, 3tr in next ch3 sp, slst to top of ch4 at beg of round to join. — 4 ch3 sps, 4 sides of 27 trs

Assembly: 

Join squares by holding 2 together wrong side to wrong side and work a row of sc loosely through both layers across. *Ch1, then join the next 2 squares wrong side to wrong side and work a row of sc loosely through both layers. Rep from * until you have one row of 4 motifs joined along one side. Join remaining pieces in same manner across opposite horizontal side of first 4 squares partially joined. Then join rows vertically working long sc rows through both layers, and work a ch1 over each transition between 2 squares to cross over the join in the opposite direction.

Edging: 

Round 1: Join yarn along any edge of perimeter of joined motifs. Ch3 (counts as dc), work 1dc in ea st and ch sp to ch3 corner, (2dc, ch3, 2dc) in ch3 sp, *1dc in ea st and ch sp to next ch3 corner, (2dc, ch3, 2dc) in next ch3 corner. Rep from * around, 1dc in ea st and ch sp to end, slst to top of ch3 at beg of round to join.

Round 2: Ch3 (counts as dc), *work 1dc in ea st to ch3 corner, (2dc, ch3, 2dc) in ch3 sp corner. Rep from * around, 1dc in ea st to end, slst to top of ch3 at beg of round to join. Fasten off.

Finishing:

Weave in loose ends. Hand wash, block to finished measurements and allow to dry.

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