Blanket One: Color Three
Let's speed things up a bit in this post... See the work on color two if you missed it, or if you're new to the project, you can start from the beginning.
As always during this project, please understand that these are not my patterns. If you haven't downloaded them yet, you can get all the patterns for the World's Biggest Stocking blankets from the Yarnspirations website. I'm only sharing my work so you can all crochet for charity and be part of a world record, too! Download the pattern for this Big Granny Square Blanket here.
Remember, you don't have to make these blankets with Caron United, or in the colors the pattern calls for. Just try to keep the colors cheery, and make sure your finished blanket measures 36" (91.5 cm) square.
|Join the new color with a slip stitch (sl st) in any corner chain-3 space. As in the previous rounds, the corner will begin with chain (ch) six, to count as the first double crochet (dc) and the corner ch-3.|
|And don't forget to chain one before the next set of double crochet!|
|In this round, you will make (3 dc in the next ch-1 space and ch 1) three times before the next corner.|
|For the next corner, you will make (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc), and ch 1 before the next set of dc. Can you handle finishing the round without the pattern yet?|
|Remember to end with 2 dc in the beginning corner space, then join to the third chain of the beginning ch-6. And like all other rounds, you will begin the next with a sl st in the corner ch-3 space.|
|You'll find this round is just like the rest, but this time, there will be four sets of (dc, ch-1) before you reach the next corner.|
|Keep repeating around, closing with 2 dc in the beginning corner space, and joining with a sl st to the third chain of the beginning ch-6. Bind off, and weave in those ends until next time!|