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Grandmother's Footsteps Blanket CAL Part Five

Grandmother's Footsteps Blanket CAL Part Five
By Florence Roberts 4 years ago

The fifth and final instalment of our latest crochet along 'Grandmother's Footsteps' is here. This traditional granny square blanket is made up of simple granny squares in cream and bright colours. It is suitable for those with a bit more crochet experience. 

This part shows you how to crochet the border, to give the blanket a lovely neat finish!

Download part five here >

If you missed out on parts one, two, three and four then do not worry, you can still download them here.

Download part one here >

Download part two here >

Download part three here >

Download part four here >

You can still get hold of the exclusive yarn colour pack for just £32.99. The pack includes all the yarn you need to crochet up your own Grandmother's Footsteps blanket.

Buy your yarn colour pack here >

Keep scrolling for a helpful guide on how to crochet the blanket, and the stitches used.

First round: With right side facing, join Aran to ring at one corner triangle, 1ch and then 3dc in corner.

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Then work 299dc along long edge to next corner, 3dc in corner.

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Continue referring to the pattern, working 3dc in each corner.

Next round: Work slst along and into corner st, then 4ch.

Work 1ch, 1tr in next st.

Work 1ch, miss next st, 1tr in next st repeat to the corner st. 

Then work 1ch, 1tr, 1ch and 1tr in corner st. 

Repeat referring to the pattern. 

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Next 2 rounds: Slst along and into corner chsp, work 4ch.

Work tr in same chsp.

Then work 1ch, 1tr in next tr to corner chsp.

Work 1ch, then work 1tr, 1ch and 1tr in corner chsp.

Repeat round referring to the pattern.

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Repeat the last round again once more.

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Next round: Work 1ch, then work 3dc in first chsp.

Work 1dc in next st to corner chsp.

Work 3dc in corner chsp.

Repeat referring to the pattern.

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Repeat the round twice more.

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Shell round: Slst along and into corner st, and work 3ch.

Then work 4tr in same st at base of 3ch.

Miss the next 2 sts, 1dc in next st.

Miss the next 2 sts, 5tr in next st, miss next 2 sts, 1dc in next st, repeat until to the last 2 sts, miss next 2 sts, sl st in top of beginning 3ch.

Fasten off and neaten ends.

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That's it for part five which brings us to the end of the Grandmother's Footsteps Crochet Along!

We hope you have enjoyed it and that the blanket brings you much joy! 

We always love to see how you are progressing with your CAL projects so please share your progress with fellow crocheters over on The Knitting Network's Crochet Along Facebook page. As well as sharing tips, asking for advice and sharing any queries you may have.

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If you have enjoyed this CAL then why not take part in our next one? The yarn pack will be released next Friday (15th June), so stay tuned! ** ETA: There is a delay at our supplier with one of the required yarns for the nect CAL. As soon as it is available, the new project will launch. Keep an eye on the blog for updates! **

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Happy crocheting!

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