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# Making a Blanket Right-Handed

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### Making a Blanket Right-Handed

1. 1. SEHS Knitting Club presentsMaking A Blanket<br />With Right-Handed Crochet<br />
2. 2. Overview of terms(Don’t worry about memorizing them)<br />Chain = ch<br />One Chain = ch 1<br />Three Chains = ch 3<br />Double Crochet = dc<br />Cluster = Three Double Crochet = 3 dc<br />Slip Stitch = slst<br />
4. 4. Make a Chain of 13<br />Remember that the loop on the hook is not a chain<br /> 13 12 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1<br />
5. 5. Make a Double Crochet into the 4th Chain<br />Hint: The 3 chains that you skip will act as your first double crochet<br />4<br />5<br />3<br />2<br />1<br />
6. 6. Make another Double Crochet into the SAME Chain<br />
7. 7. You now have a start of 3 Chains, and 2 Double Crochets in the SAME space<br />Ch 3<br />dc<br />dc<br />
8. 8. Make 2 Chains and begin 3 Double Crochets into the SAME space<br />Hint: Sets of 3 Double Crochets will be used throughout the entire blanket. <br />They are called a Cluster of 3 = 3 dc<br />Ch 2<br />
9. 9. Your blanket should now look like this<br />3 dc<br />Ch 2<br />
10. 10. Make another 2 chains and another Cluster of 3 dc into the SAME space<br />Ch 2<br />
11. 11. This is the 1st end of your blanket!<br />3 dc<br />Ch 2<br />Make sure you still have 9 chains left<br />9876 5 4 321<br />3 dc<br />Ch 3 +<br />Ch 2<br />2 dc<br />
12. 12. Chain 1, you will begin a Cluster in the 3rd Chain from your current space<br />Ch 1<br />4 3 2 1<br />3 dc here<br />
13. 13. Your blanket should look like this<br />3 dc<br />3<br /> 9 8 7 6 5 4<br />Skip <br />2 ch<br />
14. 14. Repeat - Chain 1, Cluster into the 3rd Chain from your current space<br />Ch 1<br />3 dc<br />6<br />9 8 7<br />Skip 2 ch<br />
15. 15. Repeat - Chain 1, Cluster into the last Chain<br />Ch 1<br />3 dc<br />9<br />Skip 2 ch<br />
16. 16. Start this end by making 2 Chains then Cluster into the SAME space<br />3 dc here<br />Ch 2<br />
17. 17. Your blanket should look like this<br />3 dc<br />Ch 2<br />3 dc<br />
18. 18. Repeat – Chain 2, then Cluster into the SAME space<br />Hint: in case the tail is in your way, you can shorten it<br />3 dc here<br />Ch 2<br />
19. 19. Your blanket should look like this<br />Ch 2<br />3 dc<br />
20. 20. For Sides, always Chain 1 then Cluster into the next available space<br />3 dc here<br />Ch 1<br />
21. 21. Your blanket should look like this<br />
22. 22. Continue the Side – Chain 1 then Cluster into next available space<br />3 dc here<br />Ch 1<br />
23. 23. To move to the next row, Slip Stitch into the top Chain of the original ch 3<br />slst here<br />
24. 24. Slip Stitch connects the blanket and allows you to add new rows<br />
25. 25. When beginning new rows, always start with 3 Chains to replace 1st dc<br />Ch 3<br />
26. 26. Then make 2 Double Crochets into the Slip Stitch space for your 1st Cluster<br />2 dc<br />Ch 3<br />
27. 27. To finish the Side, Chain 1 then Cluster into next available space<br />3 dc here<br />Ch 1<br />
28. 28. Your blanket should look like this<br />
29. 29. Now for Corners, always Chain 3 then Cluster into the SAME space<br />3 dc here<br />Ch 3<br />
30. 30. Your blanket should look like this<br />
31. 31. So Remember<br />For Sides<br />Chain 1<br />Cluster into NEXT available space<br />For Corners<br />Chain 3<br />Cluster into the SAME space<br />
32. 32. So for this Side, Chain 1 and Cluster into the NEXT space<br />3 dc here<br />Ch 1<br />
33. 33. And for this Corner, Chain 3 and Cluster into the SAME space<br />3 dc here<br />Ch 3<br />
34. 34. Continue this process to make your blanket as large as you want<br />
35. 35. Remember, to move on to new rows, Slip Stitch into the top Chain of the ch 3, and make a new ch 3 with 2 dc<br />2 dc here<br />Ch 3<br />slst<br />
36. 36. In case you run out of yarn or want to change colors, make sure you have enough yarn to reach the Slip Stitch<br />
37. 37. Carefully remove the hook and knot the new yarn through that loop<br />
38. 38. Then place the hook back into the same loop and ch 3 with the new yarn <br />Disregard old yarn<br />Use new yarn<br />
39. 39. To finish a blanket, reach the Slip Stitch, but make a Chain instead and pull the end of the yarn through the ch<br />Ch 1<br />
40. 40. Use a bobby-pin or large needle to hold the end of the yarn<br />
41. 41. Weave the yarn through the top loop of the 1st Double Crochet<br />
42. 42. Then knot the end until it feels secure<br />Small knot<br />Cut tail off<br />
43. 43. Now enjoy your blanket!Or donate it to the Cancer Patients of St. Pete’s All Children’s Hospital<br />