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Easy Circles in Squares Blanket

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This easy crochet pattern from Bernat Yarns is made with simple crochet motifs. The many colors are sure to add design to your bedroom or living room. It's a modern look that uses Bernat Super Value.

MEASUREMENTS
Approx 52 x 62 ins [132 x 157.5 cm].

MATERIALS

  • Bernat® Super Value (197 g/7 oz; 389 m/426 yds)
  • Main Color (MC) (53041 Clay) 5 balls
  • Contrast A (53435 Cameo) 1 ball
  • Contrast B (53201 Aqua) 1 ball
  • Contrast C (53531 Rouge) 1ball
  • Contrast D (53222 Fern) 2 balls
  • Contrast E (53015 Taupe Heather) 1ball
  • Contrast F (53221 Soft Fern) 1ball
  • Contrast G (00607 Berry) 2 balls
  • Contrast H (53223 Grass) 1ball
  • Size 5 mm (U.S. H or 8) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge.

GAUGE
13 dc and 9 rows = 4 ins [10 cm].

Motif = Approx 10 ins [25.5 cm] square.

ABBREVIATIONS
www.bernat.com/glossary

INSTRUCTIONS
Note: Ch 3 at beg of rnd counts as dc throughout.

Motif 1 (make 8).
With E, ch 4.
1st rnd: 11 dc in 4th ch from hook. Join F with sl st to top of ch 3. 12 dc.
2nd rnd: With F, ch 3. 1 dc in same sp as last sl st. 2 dc in each dc around. Join MC with sl st to top of ch 3. 24 dc.
3rd rnd: With MC, ch 3. 1 dc in same sp as last sl st. *1 dc in next dc. 2 dc in next dc. Rep from * around to last dc. 1 dc in last dc. Join B with sl st to top of ch 3. 36 dc.
4th rnd: With B, ch 3. 1 dc in same sp as last sl st. *1 dc in next dc. 2 dc in next dc. Rep from * around to last dc. 1 dc in last dc. Join H with sl st to top of ch 3. 54 dc.
5th rnd: With H, ch 3. 1 dc in next dc. *2 dc in next dc. 1 dc in each of next 2 dc. Rep from * to last dc. 2 dc in last dc. Join E with sl st to top of ch 3. 72 dc.
6th rnd: With E, ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 8 dc. *2 sc in next dc. 1 sc in each of next 8 dc. Rep from * to last dc. 2 sc in last dc. Join D with sl st to first sc. 80 sc.
7th rnd: With D, ch 3. 1 dc in each of next 4 sc. *2 dc in next sc. 1 dc in each of next 9 sc. Rep from * to last 5 sc. 2 dc in next sc. 1 dc in each of next 4 sc. Join MC with sl st to top of ch 3. 88 dc.
8th rnd: With MC, ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. Working in back loop only of each dc, 1 sc in each of next 4 dc. 1 hdc in each of next 3 dc. 1 dc in each of next 2 dc. *5 dc in next dc. 1 dc in each of next 2 dc. 1 hdc in each of next 3 dc. 1 sc in each of next 11 dc. 1 hdc in each of next 3 dc. 1 dc in each of next 2 dc. Rep from * to last 12 dc. 5 dc in next dc. 1 dc in each of next 2 dc. 1 hdc in each of next 3 dc. 1 sc in each of next 6 dc. Join with sl st to first sc.
9th rnd: Ch 2 (counts as hdc). 1 hdc in each of next 5 sts. 1 dc in each of next 6 sts. *5 dc in next corner dc. 1 dc in each of next 6 sts. 1 hdc in each of next 13 sts. 1 dc in each of next 6 sts. Rep from * to last 14 sts. 5 dc in next corner dc. 1 dc in each of next 6 sts. 1 hdc in each of last 7 sts. Join with sl st to top of ch 2. Fasten off.

Motif 2 (make 7).
With E, ch 4.
1st rnd: 11 dc in 4th ch from hook. Join A with sl st to top of ch 3. 12 dc.
2nd rnd: With A, ch 3. 1 dc in same sp as last sl st. 2 dc in each dc around. Join B with sl st to top of ch 3. 24 dc.
3rd rnd: With B, ch 3. 1 dc in same sp as last sl st. *1 dc in next dc. 2 dc in next dc. Rep from * around to last dc. 1 dc in last dc. Join MC with sl st to top of ch 3. 36 dc.
4th rnd: With MC, ch 3. 1 dc in same sp as last sl st. *1 dc in next dc. 2 dc in next dc. Rep from * around to last dc. 1 dc in last dc. Join G with sl st to top of ch 3. 54 dc.
5th rnd: With G, ch 3. 1 dc in next dc. *2 dc in next dc. 1 dc in each of next 2 dc. Rep from * to last dc. 2 dc in last dc. Join E with sl st to top of ch 3. 72 dc.
6th rnd: With E, ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 8 dc. *2 sc in next dc. 1 sc in each of next 8 dc. Rep from * to last dc. 2 sc in last dc. Join C with sl st to first sc. 80 sc.
7th rnd: With C, ch 3. 1 dc in each of next 4 sc. *2 dc in next sc. 1 dc in each of next 9 sc. Rep from * to last 5 sc. 2 dc in next sc. 1 dc in each of next 4 sc. Join MC with sl st to top of ch 3. 88 dc.
8th and 9th rnds: As 8th and 9th rnds of Motif 1.

Motif 3 (make 7).
With H, ch 4.
1st rnd: 11 dc in 4th ch from hook. Join E with sl st to top of ch 3. 12 dc.
2nd rnd: With E, ch 3. 1 dc in same sp as last sl st. 2 dc in each dc around. Join D with sl st to top of ch 3. 24 dc.
3rd rnd: With D, ch 3. 1 dc in same sp as last sl st. *1 dc in next dc. 2 dc in next dc. Rep from * around to last dc. 1 dc in last dc. Join F with sl st to top of ch 3. 36 dc.
4th rnd: With F, ch 3. 1 dc in same sp as last sl st. *1 dc in next dc. 2 dc in next dc. Rep from * around to last dc. 1 dc in last dc. Join MC with sl st to top of ch 3. 54 dc.
5th rnd: With MC, ch 3. 1 dc in next dc. *2 dc in next dc. 1 dc in each of next 2 dc. Rep from * to last dc. 2 dc in last dc. Join B with sl st to top of ch 3. 72 dc.
6th rnd: With B, ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 8 dc. *2 sc in next dc. 1 sc in each of next 8 dc. Rep from * to last dc. 2 sc in last dc. Join E with sl st to first sc. 80 sc.
7th rnd: With E, ch 3. 1 dc in each of next 4 sc. *2 dc in next sc. 1 dc in each of next 9 sc. Rep from * to last 5 sc. 2 dc in next sc. 1 dc in each of next 4 sc. Join MC with sl st to top of ch 3. 88 dc.
8th and 9th rnds: As 8th and 9th rnds of Motif 1.

Motif 4 (make 8).
With G, ch 4.
1st rnd: 11 dc in 4th ch from hook. Join E with sl st to top of ch 3. 12 dc.
2nd rnd: With E, ch 3. 1 dc in same sp as last sl st. 2 dc in each dc around. Join C with sl st to top of ch 3. 24 dc.
3rd rnd: With C, ch 3. 1 dc in same sp as last sl st. *1 dc in next dc. 2 dc in next dc. Rep from * around to last dc. 1 dc in last dc. Join A with sl st to top of ch 3. 36 dc.
4th rnd: With A, ch 3. 1 dc in same sp as last sl st. *1 dc in next dc. 2 dc in next dc. Rep from * around to last dc. 1 dc in last dc. Join MC with sl st to top of ch 3. 54 dc.
5th rnd: With MC, ch 3. 1 dc in next dc. *2 dc in next dc. 1 dc in each of next 2 dc. Rep from * to last dc. 2 dc in last dc. Join B with sl st to top of ch 3. 72 dc.
6th rnd: With B, ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 8 dc. *2 sc in next dc. 1 sc in each of next 8 dc. Rep from * to last dc. 2 sc in last dc. Join G with sl st to first sc. 80 sc.
7th rnd: With G, ch 3. 1 dc in each of next 4 sc. *2 dc in next sc. 1 dc in each of next 9 sc. Rep from * to last 5 sc. 2 dc in next sc. 1 dc in each of next 4 sc. Join MC with sl st to top of ch 3. 88 dc.
8th and 9th rnds: As 8th and 9th rnds of Motif 1.

FINISHING
Following diagram, join Motifs tog as follows: Place RS of joining Motifs tog. Join MC with sl st through corner of both thicknesses. Ch 1. Working in front loops only, work joining sc row across ends of Motifs to form 5 Strips, 6 Motifs long. Join Strips tog in same manner.
Edging: 1st rnd: (RS). Join C with sl st in any corner dc of Blanket. Ch 1. 3 sc in same sp. Work sc evenly around, working 3 sc in each corner dc. Join G with sl st in first sc.
2nd rnd: With G, ch 3 (counts as dc). 5 dc in next corner sc. Work 1 dc in each sc around and 5 dc in each corner sc. Join with sl st to top of ch 3.
3rd rnd: Ch 1. Working from left to right, instead of from right to left as usual, work 1 reverse sc in each dc around. Join with sl st to first sc.
Fasten off.


 

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