This hand-crocheted quilt uses front post and back post double crochets to mimic handstitched lines in this Trip Around the World pattern. The thick, warm blanket works equally well as a play mat for having tea with a few friends. Washable yarn means it cleans up easily.
Finished Size: About 54" wide and 64" long.
Yarn: Debbie Macomber Blossom Street Collection Rosebud (100% superwash extrafine merino; 137 yd [125 m]/1 3⁄4 oz [50 g]; ): #504 petunia (dark purple; MC), 6 balls; #501 bleeding heart (dark pink; A), #502 sweetpea (light pink; B), #500 tendril (light green; C)
Hook: Size H/8 (5 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
Notions: Yarn needle.
Gauge: Block patt measures about 3 1⁄2" blocked.
Originally Published: Interweave Crochet, Spring 2011