Welcome to the sixth instalment of your beautiful advent blanket, designed by Rosina Plane.
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Day 6 – Crossed Trebles, changing to inset mosaic
Today’s section introduces a new stitch (crossed trebles) and revisits a couple of old favourites – spike dc (which we did on Day 2 and Day 4) and inset mosaic (which we first encountered on day 3 and 4). Scroll down for a tutorial on the lovely new stitch – it’s SO satisfying, you’re going to love it!
2 ctr (2 crossed trebles) – miss next st, 1 tr in next st, 1 tr in missed st, working over the previous tr.
Spike dc (spike double crochet) – insert hook in st 2 rows below, yrh, pul to height of working row, yrh, draw through both loops on hook.
Row 1 (RS): Join Strawberry Milkshake with a standing dc in first st, *1 spike dc, 1 dc; rep from * to end. Turn. 117 sts
Row 2 (WS): 1 ch, dc to end. Turn.
Row 3 (RS): 3 ch (counts as 1 tr), 1 tr, [2 ctr] 57 times, 1 tr. Turn.
Row 4 (WS): 1 ch, dc across. Turn.
Row 5: 1 ch, 2 dc, *2 ch, miss 1 st, 3 dc; rep from * to last 3 sts, 2 ch, miss 1 st, 2 dc. Turn. 88 sts
Row 6: 1 ch, 2 dc, *2 ch, miss 2ch-sp, 3 dc; rep from * to last 2ch-sp, 2 ch, miss 2ch-sp, 2 dc. Turn. Do not fasten off.
Leave loop on a locking marker until tomorrow.
Need help with crossed trebles?
More photos of today’s section
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