Seaside Stash Busting Blanket – Week 29

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Week 29 and this week we return to a couple of rows of ‘V-Stitch’ – a nod to deck chairs or the pitched roofs of a row of beach huts and then we end with Popcorn Stitches… like sand and pebbles! 🙂 🙂20170611_151012P1200066IMG_8050(Edited)

And here’s this weeks round-up from over on Instagram

So at the end of Row 123 you should have joined with a new colour and made 3ch which counts as the first tr (US dc) of this next row. Remember it’s UK crochet terminology…

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Row 124 Miss next st, 2tr in next st, continue with (miss 1 st, 2tr in next st) to end finishing with 1 tr in final st of row and join with a new colour at end of final st, 3ch, turn (89 groups of 2tr with 1 tr at each side)

We are now creating V’s so inserting hook in-between the sts from previous row…

Row 125 Miss 1 st, continue with (2tr in-between the sts from previous row) to end, 1tr in final st, join with a new colour at end of final st, 3ch, turnIMG_8225IMG_8229

And now for the Popcorns… remember I did a YouTube Tutorial for these rows…

Popcorns are worked differently to Bobbles and protrude more and don’t flatten easily so they’re perfect for resembling sand castles and pebbles!IMG_8286

Here’s how to make a Popcorn: 4tr in the next st, drop the loop from the hook, insert hook from front to back (when RS (Right Side) of work is facing) or from back to front (when WS (Wrong Side) of work is facing) in first tr of 4-tr group, pick up dropped loop and pull through the first tr.

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Row 126 (RS) (1 Popcorn in next st, 1tr in each of next 3 sts) and repeat to end, there will be 2 tr sts after the final popcorn made, join with a new colour at end of final st, 3ch, turn (45 Popcorns with 1 tr at start of row and 2 tr at end of row)

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Row 127 (WS) 1tr in each of next 3 sts, (1 Popcorn in next st, 1tr in each of next 3 sts) and repeat to end, joining with a new colour at end of final st, 4ch, turn (44 Popcorns with 4 tr at start of row and 3 tr at end of row)IMG_8283IMG_8288IMG_8284

Have a fabulous week Everyone… I scheduled this to be published before we left for our little European tour… we should be somewhere near the Bodensee in Germany when this is published!! 🙂

Happy Crocheting Everyone… 🙂 🙂

8 comments

  1. Hi how many weeks are there of the Seaside Stash Busting Blanket Cheers Elizabeth

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  2. Can you tell me when this started please. I’ve only just found you and would love to start this beautiful CAL.

  3. Hi
    Just found you via Instagram. Is there anyway I can get a full pattern for the seaside CAL now it’s finished rather than going into each weeks blog post ?

    1. Hi Dawn… the cal is not yet finished. There are still 5 weeks left so the pattern is not yet complete… but if you join the Facebook group ‘Coastal Crochet Cal’ someone has put the pattern so far in one document… good luck! 😊❤️

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