Whether you're Irish or not, chances are you celebrate St. Patrick's Day. Every year on March 17 people everywhere prepare to go green, but this time it has nothing to do with clean living. Traditionally, people wear something green on St. Patrick's Day, but others take it to the extreme by dying their hair or even their dog.
Craft lovers often get in on the action as well. Recently, a fellow crochet lover posted photos of her latest crocheted blanket on Facebook, which was based on a clover design. Her finished piece was beautiful, so I went in search for the pattern, and as luck would have it, it's available online, and it's free.
The “Lucky Clover Throw Crochet Pattern” can be found on Redheart.com, and it requires the following materials to complete.
- Five skeins of green yarn: You can use whatever color you want your blanket to be, but you need a total of five skeins of your main color.
- Two skeins of white yarn: Again, you can use the color of your choice, but you need at least two skeins of a second color to complete this pattern.
- Crochet hook: US K/ 6.55mm
- Yarn needle
- Scissors: Or another cutting utensil.
In all, you all be creating 88 small squares and assembling those squares into a blanket that should measure close to 45” by 62” with a border. However, you can certainly make more or less squares to adjust for the size you need.
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