Knitcraft Water Garden CAL Week 7

It is the final week of the Knitcraft Water Garden CAL. We can’t believe how quickly the time has gone! We have loved seeing you all create amazing blankets and we are looking forward to seeing the final photos! 

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You Will Need Instructions

Yarn Colour References:

Yarn A – Green

Yarn B – Yellow

Yarn C – Denim Blue

Yarn D – Light Blue

Yarn E – White

 

Instructions

 This week we will be adding the border and sewing in all loose ends.

 

Border 

Materials

 Knitcraft Cotton Blend in A

4mm Crochet Hook

Scissors

Tapestry needle

 

Abbreviations

 ch – chain

slst – slip stitch

dc – double crochet

dc2tog – double crochet two together

tr – treble crochet

tr2tog – treble crochet two together

mb – make bobble

 

 

Due the way hexagons have been joined we now have lots of corners.

Inner corners   – Where we have joined two hexagons together and the two hexagons meet via the centre 2nd tr of the 3tr that make the corner/centre point.

Outer corners  – Where the corners are pointing out and are made with 3tr, the 2nd or the 3tr is your corner/centre point

 

Method

Join yarn A into any tr

Round 1

Ch1 (counts as dc) 1dc in each tr until you reach an outer corner, work 1dc, ch1, 1dc into each outer corner st. 1dc in each tr until you reach the inner corner, 1 dc2tog first leg of dc2tog in centre st of the inner corner of current hexagon, second leg of dc2tog in centre st of next hexagon.

Repeat all the way around and join with slst to the first dc or round.

Round 2

Ch3 (counts as tr) 1tr in each dc until you reach the outer corner, 1tr, ch2, 1tr in the outer corner st, 1tr in each dc until you reach the inner corner, missing out the dc2tog from previous round work tr2tog, first leg of tr2tog in last dc of current hexagon, second tr2tog in first dc of the next hexagon, repeat all the way around and join with a slst to the first tr of round.

Round 3

Ch3 (counts as htr and ch1), skip 1st, 1htr in next,ch1, repeat in each tr until you reach the outer corner.

In outer corners, work 1htr, ch2, 1htr into ch2 sp, continue with 1htr, ch1 sk 1 until you reach the inner corners, work htr2tog, with first leg of htr2tog last tr of current hexagon, skip tr2tog of row below, working second leg of htr2tog in first tr of next hexagon, repeat until end, slst to the first htr of round.

Round 4

Ch1, 1dc in same st. 1dc in each htr and each ch space until your reach an outer corner ch2 sp, mb, continue with 1dc in each htr and each ch space until you reach an inner corner mb into the top of the tr2tog from the previous round, don’t forget your dc in the ch space either side of the tr2tog. 

Join with a slst to the first dc of round.  Fasten off yarn and weave in all loose ends.

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