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Grandmother's Footsteps Blanket CAL Part Three

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

The third 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. 

We are so excited to bring you part three of our free crochet along blanket pattern.

This part shows you how to make the triangular inserts. These are crochet triangles that are then joined to the squares fill in the edge gaps.

Download part three here >

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

Download part one here >

Download part two 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.

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

With 4mm hook and Aran, make 4ch and join with a slst to form a ring.

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First row: Work 4ch, then work 3tr, 3ch, 3tr, 1ch and 1tr in ring, turn. 

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Second row: Work 4ch, then work 3tr in next 1chsp, 1ch

Work 3tr, 3ch and 3tr in 3chsp, then 1ch, 3tr in 4th of 4ch, 1ch, 1tr in 3rd of 4ch, turn.

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Third row: Work 4ch, then 3tr in next 1chsp, 1ch, 3tr in next 1chsp, 1ch.

Work 3tr, 3ch and 3tr in 3chsp, 1ch, 3tr in next 1chsp, 1ch, 3tr in 4th of 4ch, 1ch, 1tr in 3rd of 4ch, turn. 

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Fourth row: Work 4ch, 3tr in next 1chsp, 1ch until you reach the 3chsp

Work 3tr, 3ch and 3tr in 3chsp, 1ch, 3tr in next 1chsp, 1ch, 3tr in next 1chsp, 1ch, 3tr in 4th of 4ch, 1ch, 1tr in 3rd of 4ch, turn.

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Fifth row: Work 4ch, 3tr in next 1chsp, 1ch until you reach the 3chsp at corner.

Work 3tr, 3ch and 3tr in 3chsp, 1ch.

Work 3tr in next 1chsp, 1ch until you reach the 4ch at end, 3tr in 4th of 4ch, 1ch, 1tr in 3rd of 4ch, turn. 

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Sixth to eighth rows: repeat fifth row.

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Ninth row: Joining row. 

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Work 3ch, slst into corner chsp on square of main part.

Work 3tr in chsp on triangle, slst in next 1chsp on square.

Repeat referring to the pattern.

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Work 3tr in corner chsp on triangle, 1ch, slst in corner join on main part, 1ch, 3tr in same chsp on triangle.

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Work slst in next chsp of following square on main part.

3tr in next chsp on triangle, slst in next chsp on square, referring to the pattern. 

Once you reach the end, work 3tr in 4th of 4ch on triangle, slst in corner chsp on square, 1tr in 3rd of 4ch on triangle.

Fasten off.

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Make and join five triangles to each long edge of blanket, and three to each short edge. 

We hope you enjoyed it and are looking forward to part four. It will be released on 1st June so stay tuned!

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