Today I have part #6 of the Winter Waves Throw Blanket Crochet Along for you. We’re almost done! If you are just joining us you can find all the information about our Winter CAL here.
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Wattle Stitch Panel
This panel uses the wattle stitch. We used this one in block #9 of our 2019 CAL. The wattle stitch is a modified version of a v-stitch. You do a single crochet, chain 1 and a double crochet all in the same chain 1 space from the previous row. I love the texture of this easy crochet stitch. It also grows really fast too!
Materials and Information
-#4 worsted weight yarn in one of your coordinating colors.
-6mm crochet hook
-tapestry needle and scissors
Gauge: 3 groups x 5 rows = 2 in
I use US terminology
Sc: single crochet
Dc: double crochet
Sl st: slip stitch
-This panel is worked in rows
-To make longer or shorter add or remove rows
-With border, panel measures approx. 4 in across
-Ch 1 does not count as a stitch
Divider Panel #3 Instructions
Ch 15 to start
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, (sc, ch 1, dc) in next, *skip 2 chs, (sc, ch 1, dc) in next. Repeat from * across until 3 chs remain. Skip 2 chs, sc in last. Turn.
Row 2: Ch 1, Sc in same st as ch 1, skip next dc, *(sc, ch 1, dc) in ch-1 space, skip next sc and dc, repeat from * to last ch-1 space. (Sc, ch 1, dc) in last ch-1 space. Skip next sc. Sc in last. Turn.
Row 3-End: repeat row 2 until your panel is as long as your blanket. After last row, continue to border.
Ch 1, sc evenly around placing 3 sc in each corner stitch. Join to top of 1st sc with sl st. Finish off and weave in ends.
You may block your panel if needed, I did not.
We are whip stitching again with your MC.
A helper I discovered this time was: after you fold the divider panel on top of the square panel, place some safety pins along the edge to hold the two pieces together and keep them even.