Thursday, September 13, 2018

Triangle C2C Blanket - Free Graph


Ever since I discovered corner to corner crochet, I have not been able to stop designing things! I love this thing!

It started with the Unicorn C2C blanket crochet along, then I designed the Herringbone C2C blanket, and now I'm introducing the Triangles blanket! 

I designed this blanket with my son in mind. He loves the color red, and there are shockingly very few "boy friendly" crochet patterns out there. My little nephew had a quilted blanket made from triangles, and I thought, I could make this out of C2C! So I went and designed this Triangle Blanket!



I got started in July, and unfortunately, it was a VERY HOT MONTH here in San Diego. We had so many days of 100+ degree weather, that I just didn't feel like crocheting a blanket. After a month of working on the blanket, I posted an image showing my progress, hinting the pattern would be coming soon:

I got a few responses eager for the pattern, which I had hoped to release within a week or two. However, my efforts were sabotaged by another month of very hot, humid weather in August. That, and I volunteered last minute to take over my daughter's soccer team, because the original coach had to step down due to health reasons. Well, now all the time I thought I was going to have to work on it was lost! (Not for a bad reason, though.) I am actually enjoying my first experience coaching, even though I have even less time to crochet.

It's been about a month since that post and I've made SOME progress, but not much.



Since my time is so tied up, I decided to release the pattern even though I have not finished it. I already have several other designs that I want to make, and I simply will not be able to make each one before posting the pattern. So I will be posting the free graphs with links to the written pattern on ETSY, and share my WIP with you and update the post as I complete the projects.

Without further ado, here is the free graph!


(right click and select "save image as" to download it at full size)

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With this graph, you can make it in the colors listed, or exchange one for another. You could do a completely different color scheme and I'm sure it would look awesome!

Materials needed to complete the blanket:

Size I Crochet Hook (5.5MM) (This is the set I use: Boye 6-Piece Aluminum Crochet Hook Set)
1 Skein Harvest Red (I used Caron’s Simply Soft Harvest Red)
1 Skein Autumn Red (I used Caron’s Simply Soft Autumn Red)
1 Skein Black (I used Caron’s Simply Soft Strawberry)
1 Skein Gray (I used Caron’s Simply Soft Grey Heather)
1 Skeins White (I used Caron’s Simply Soft White)
Yarn Needle

Gauge:
Gauge not essential, C2C Crochet a triangle 8 blocks high. If your triangle measures 5.5” tall, your project will end up being 36”x52”. If your triangle is larger, you will likely need 2 skeins of each.

Written Instructions:
If you are interested in receiving written out instructions for this blanket, I have a PDF version for sale that include right handed and left handed versions. I opted to include all the possible ways you would want to C2C this blanket, including the option for making it horizontally with a different stitch!

Click here to purchase the PDF written out instructions!

I hope that you enjoy this pattern! Remember to tag me on Facebook or Instagram to show me your finished products!

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