Tuesday, December 1

CROCHET: FRUIT SALAD WAVE

FRUIT SALAD BASIC WAVE PATTERN 



YARN: Stylecraft Merry Go Round 
HOOK: 4mm hook
US Terms UK Terms in red brackets

Pattern
Pattern repeat is multiples of 14sts +3

ch126 + 3 and + 1 to turn (130sts)


ROW 1: sc [dc], in 2nd ch from hook, sc [dc], in every st to end turn. (129sts)


 ROW 2: ch1, sc [dc], in same st, sc [dc], in next 2 sts, dc [tr], in next 2sts, tr [dtr], in next 2sts, dtr [ttr], in next 3 sts, tr [dtr], in next 2 sts, dc [tr], in next 2sts, 
repeat to end

(Note: US Terms...3sc, 2dc, 2tr, 3dtr, 2tr, 2dc, repeat, the dtr will sit over the sc and the sc with sit over the dtr in the next row after the row of sc in every st.)

finish with sc [dc], in last 3sts. (129sts)





ROW 3: repeat row 1 sc [dc], in every st. (129sts)


ROW 4: ch4, counts as first dtr [ttr], dtr [ttr], in next 2sts, 1tr [dtr], in next 2sts, dc [tr], in next 2 sts, sc [dc], in next 3sts, dc [tr], in next 2 sts, tr [dtr], in next 2sts, 
repeat to end, finish with 1dtr [ttr], in last 3sts. (129sts)




continue to repeat rows 3 and 4 to complete the length you require.


I'm often asked about the little circle or flower i start my work with...yes it a me thing makes the piece mine if you like, but it does serve a purpose too....no end to deal with.

And on a long base chain, occasionally I miss count the 200+ Stitches often a complaint I here......
 with these extra few chain stitches to the flower I have a few stitches to play with...solves another possible problem.


100g ball has made a piece 8.5" x 32" perfect for a neck wrap.

A baby blanket would probably need 4 maybe 5 balls 
to make approx. 32" x 35" 






7 comments:

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    1. Thank you, it really works with this yarn in particular

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    1. thank you....only had one ball but i would love to make it into a blanket one day soon

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  3. I really like it in the scarf version with the 3 neutral shades (black, taupe and was it off white?} and the flowers dangling from the beginning and end of each row from chain stitches of differing lengths! Really lovely design and I hope to get some yarn in pretty much the same shades you used in your version! I have needed Heather grey and taupe forever.. Yet still haven't managed to remember when placing orders! Really neat design idea!!

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  4. Really love the merry go round yarn that you have made this in.....which variation was it please....I can't find anything like it on the yarn websites....did you mix 2 ??

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    1. Hi, I think it was Merry Go Round 3142 thats Stylecraft acrylic...fabulous yarn have fun xx

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