This is a row of hdc with bobbles interspaced. You can space your bobbles however you like, but I’m personally putting 9 hdc stitches in between each bobble. The bobbles will be a different color, so pick one that goes with your current working yarn. If you want to space your bobbles like mine, here’s what to do.

So you would work 2 rows of neutral, 2 rows of color, 2 rows of neutral, 2 rows of color, and on. It is a good idea to start with a small sample of granny stripe, just to get the feel of this stitch. There are several different types of yarn that produce different textures. If you go to different craft stores, they may offer different brands. If you’re not sure what hook size to use, check the label of the yarn of choice to see what hook size is recommended.

However, because I am a novice, many of the beginning stitches of each row are unsteady, messy, etc; therefore, I am having trouble with the border. Is there a tutorial that can help me with this? Is there a simpler way to do the border?

I would like to ask if there is any special rule to follow in regards to number of colors and choosing their sequence. It would seem that the sky is the limit but, I am a bit OCD when it comes to doing things the “best” way. With new color, dc across as instructed in the original Catharine wheel instructions. You might want to count your stitches here, just to be safe. Using another color that you have a lot of, repeat the three rows of the bobble pattern. You can choose to use bright, contrasting colors, or go for an ombre effect by working shades of one color, from light to dark, or vice versa.

It would be a lot easier to do the pattern for those of us who don’t need the pictures. Continue this until the end, making only 2 dc sts in the last st of the row. I like to crochet over the tail for at least 5 inches before snipping the end of it.

I am a mom of 2, a baker, occasional picture taker, yarn addict, and crafter. I love life, coffee, and all things pink. Welcome to my corner of the internet. I love this and would love to make it. I don’t seem to be very good at reading the crochet directions and being able to do them.

It’s the perfect spot to read, catch up on social and of course crochet. If you want to complete the next stripe in a different color, cut your first color and secure your tail end. Read instantly on your browser with Kindle for Web. We work hard to protect your security and privacy. Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission.

This free crochet blanket pattern will allow you to make a lovely crocheted afghan. It’s not too tricky and it doesn’t take very long at all. You can crochet this striped blanket pattern in just two colors as well. You can easily customize this pattern to your liking and make it your own. I am addicted to making blankets and I think much of the appeal lies in finding a pattern that delivers a huge amount of feel good throughout the making process. The very act of crocheting row upon neat row of glorious colour is so therapeutic and relaxing that I never want it to end.

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There are so many ways to play with the classic idea of a crocheted baby blanket. In this roundup you will find chevrons, textures, uneven striping and combinations of all three! I hope that you enjoy these talented designers as much as I do. I’d love to see you working on your blankets and your completed Bobble Stripe Blanket, so please make sure you tag #bobblestripeblanket on your social media.