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Squared off Bed Spread

This is a pattern for a colorful knitted bed spread. It uses vintage terms.

by craftbits (shellie wilson)

What you need

8 ply wool 25g balls.

17 balls in 1st color
15 balls in 2nd color
12 balls each in 3rd,4th,5th,6th,7th,8th,9th,10th,11th,12th and 13th colors.

1 pair of 4.00mm (no 8) needles
4.00mm crochet hook

Instructions

Tension 22 sts to 10cms over st st using 4.00mm needles

Size: 205cms x 185cms

Motif

Cast on 45sts.
1st row: Knit
2nd row: k1, * yfwd,k2 tog,rep from * to end.
3rd row: k2 tog ,knit to last 2 sts, k2 tog.
4th row: p2 tog,purl to last 2 sts, p2 tog.
5th row: as 3rd row
6th row: knit.
rep rows 3 to 6 inclusive 5 times then rows 3 to 5 inclusive once.

next row: p3.
next row: k3 tog,fasten off

make 28 motifs each in C1,C2,C3 and C4.

then 27 motifs each in C5,C6,C7,C8,C9,C10,C11,C12,C13.

to make up: Using a flat seam,join motifs tog placing colors as desired.

Edging: With right sides facing, using hook and C1 work 6 rows Dc evenly around all edges of rug working in stripes of 2 rows each C1,C2 and C1 and working 3 dc in 1 dc at corners,

Fasten off.

Note: This is a Vintage Pattern that has not been recently tested if you find an error or have successfully knit this pattern then please let us know so we can note it down.

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