Natalie’s Kaleidoscope Blanket

Crochet Along – Free Crochet Pattern

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HOW A FREE CROCHET ALONG WORKS

  • The pattern will be released in 4 parts (including the border) over 4 weeks, Part 1 will be released on the 28 June 2024.
  • The free version of each part will be available on my blog, or you can purchase the ad free printable PDF version from my Ravelry store.
  • Click HERE to subscribe to my blog to get an email notification sent to you each time I publish a part.
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CAL DATES

  • Click HERE for the Pattern Preamble – Friday 21 June 2024
  • Click HERE for Part 1 / squares A – Friday 28 June 2024
  • Part 2 / squares B – Friday 5 July 2024
  • Part 3 / joining the squares – Friday 12 July 2024
  • Part 4 / border – Friday 19 July 2024

WHAT YOU WILL CROCHET

  • I designed this blanket using some “not so traditional granny squares” which are joined together as you go.  The blanket has a simple border, creating a 3D Kaleidoscope effect.

FINISHED SIZE

  • This blanket is made up of squares.  You can make your blanket larger or smaller by adapting the number of squares you make.
  • 3 x 3 Square Blanket  113 x 113 cm (45 x 45 inches) – measured from edge of border to edge of border.
  • 3 x 4 Rectangle Blanket  113 x 150 cm (45 x 60 inches) – measured from edge of border to edge of border.
  • 4 x 5 Rectangle Blanket  150 x 187 cm (60 x 74 inches) – measured from edge of border to edge of border.

CROCHET SKILL

  • Easy/adventurous beginner.

TERMINOLOGY

  • My pattern is written using US terminology.

WHAT YOU NEED

  • 3.5 mm hook
  • Sewing needle
  • Scissors
  • Stitch markers

YARN REQUIREMENTS

  • I used a blended yarn (50% cotton and 50% bamboo) to design this blanket. You can make the blanket in any yarn, just remember to use the correct hook size for the yarn you have chosen.
  • For the 3 x 3 Square Blanket I used 32 x 50g balls DK/Light Worsted 50% cotton/50% bamboo viscose blended yarn
    • TOTAL: 1600g / 3456m / 3776yds / 56oz
  • For the 3 x 4 Rectangle Blanket I used 41 x 50g balls DK/Light Worsted 50% cotton/50% bamboo viscose blended yarn
    • TOTAL: 2050g / 4428m / 4838yds / 71.75oz
  • For the 4 x 5 Rectangle Blanket I used 63 x 50g balls DK/Light Worsted 50% cotton/50% bamboo viscose blended yarn
    • TOTAL: 3150g / 6804m / 7434yds / 110.25oz

IMPORTANT NOTE

  • The free version of this pattern is available on my website.
  • I try to place as few as possible advertisements and receive a small revenue from the advertisements on my blog which helps towards the cost of my website, at no additional cost to you.
  • Please remember the time and money that is put into each design, and I am only able to provide a free copy if I can receive some compensation towards the admin costs involved and all my time.

THE FULL PDF PATTERN IS AVAILABLE TO PURCHASE – WHAT YOU GET

PDF PATTERN DISCOUNTED TO USD 4.50 UNTIL THE END OF JULY

  • Quick to download digital crochet pattern.
  • Step by step, easy to follow written instructions.
  • Over 100 clear tutorial photos.
  • Helpful hints.
  • Print friendly version.
  • Video tutorial.
  • Pattern support.
  • BONUS pattern for a pillow.
  • Click HERE to purchase from my Ravelry Store.

PATTERN SUPPORT

  • Click HERE for full pattern support from my FB Group.
  • Please post a question in the group if you need help from one of the fabulous M&M’s – remember to note the pattern and row/round you need help with.
  • For questios relating to permission or usage please email mandmcrochetdesigns@gmail.com.

TEST TEAM

  • A big thank you to my amazing, patient test team – I could not do this without their help, encouragement, and hours of challenging work – you all ROCK!

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THANK YOU

  • Thank you for your support and I hope that you enjoy making this pattern as much as I did during the design process.

Hugs xxx

Melanie

COPYRIGHT © 2024

  • The pattern or any portion of it may not be reproduced or used in any manner whatsoever without the express written permission of the designer.
  • The design, pattern, and all images are the property of M and M Crochet Designs.
  • The purchaser of this pattern may use it for personal use and/or charity.
  • Sales of the finished items (made by you and not commercial in quantity or production) are encouraged, and credit given to the designer would be most appreciated.

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