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CASABLANCA CROCHET QUILT

This is the quilt where I know I had success because my hubby claimed it as his own while it was still on the drawing board!  I hope you love it, too!  Oh and this baby is huge!  It will work as a coverlet for a full/queen size bed practically.

 

ABBREVIATIONS

beg - beginning
ch - chain
sl st - slip stitch
sp - space
dc - double crochet
sc - single crochet
BLO - Back Loop Only

                                                                   

NOTE: This afghan is worked using worsted weight yarn in the colors specified with each project.  It is made up of two different types of granny squares: a solid color granny and a bi-color granny.  General directions for each are as follows below.  Simply crochet the number of squares needed for each block in the color required then assemble as described in instructions.

 

SOLID COLOR GRANNY   

Finished square measures approximately 2 1/2”

Ch 4, join with a sl st to first chain to form a ring

RND 1: Ch 3, 2 dc in ring, ch 1, (3 dc in ring, ch 1) three times, join with sl st to top of beg ch 3.

RND 2: Ch 3, turn, 2 dc in first ch 1 sp, ch 1, 3 dc in same ch 1 sp, ch 1 (3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc, ch 1) in remaining 3 ch 1 sps, join with sl st to top of beg ch 3, finish off, weave in loose ends

 

BI-COLOR GRANNY   

Finished square measures approximately 2 1/2” 

Ch 4, with main color, join with a sl st to first chain to form a ring

RND 1: Ch 3, 2 dc in ring, ch 1, 3 dc in ring, drop main color but DO NOT cut, pickup second color, YO draw through loop on hook, 3 dc in ring, ch 1, 3 dc in ring, ch 1 , join with sl st to top of beg ch 3

RND 2: Turn, sl st in first ch 1 sp, ch 3, 2 dc in same ch 1 sp, ch 1, (3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch 1 sp, drop second color, pick up main color again, YO draw through loop on hook, 3 dc in same ch 1 sp, ch 1, (3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, 3 dc in last ch 1 sp, ch 1, join with sl st to top of beg ch 3, finish off, weave in loose ends

 

CASABLANCA CROCHET QUILT

Approx. finished size 70" x 87"

Materials Needed

27 oz   Warm Brown worsted weight yarn
65 oz   Black worsted weight yarn
43 oz   Buff worsted weight yarn
Size "G" crochet hook or size needed for gauge
Tapestry needle

 

Afghan Assembly

Using tapestry needle and appropriate color yarn and stitching thru BLO, assemble the blocks using the diagram below for placement:

Border

RND 1:  With black yarn, join with a sl st to any corner ch 1 sp, sc around, work 3 sc in each corner ch 1 sp, join with sl st to first sc to join.

RND 2:  Ch 3, turn, dc in each sc around, work 3 dc in each corner, join with a sl st to top of beg ch 3 to join.

RND 3:  Ch 1, turn, sc in each dc around, work 3 sc in each corner, join with sl st to first sc to join, finish off, weave in loose ends

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of these instructions.  We cannot be responsible for human error, difference in individual stitching techniques or typographical errors.

Copyright © 2002 C.L. Halvorson

Updated 9/20/2008