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Crochet gauge: 1 circle = diameter approx 7.5 cm/3" (incl the picots).
Colors in circles: Crochet 6 different color combinations A-F.
A: 1st round: light blue/purple, 2nd round: off-white, 3rd and 4th round: beige
B: 1st round: light pink, 2nd round: off-white, 3rd and 4th round: beige
C: 1st round: light blue/purple, 2nd round: off-white, 3rd and 4th round: light pink
D: 1st round: beige, 2nd round: off-white, 3rd and 4th round: light pink
E: 1st round: light pink, 2nd round: off-white, 3rd and 4th round: light blue/purple
F: 1st round: beige, 2nd round: off-white, 3rd and 4th round: light blue/purple
Circle: Crochet in different colors, see above.
Ch 6 in the same color as 1st round and form a ring with a sl st in 1st ch.
1st round: ch 5, *1 tr in ring, 1 ch*, repeat from *-* a total of 11 times and finish with 1 sl st in 4th ch from beg of round.
2nd round: ch 4, 2 tr in ch space, *1 ch, 3 tr in next ch space*, repeat from *-* a total of 11 times and finish with 1 sl st in 4th ch from beg of round.
3rd round: *1 sc between each tr, 2 sc in ch*, repeat from *-* a total of 12 times and finish with 1 sl st in sc from beg of round.
4th round: *1 sc in each of the next 3 st, 1 picot (3 ch, 1 sc in the first of the 3 ch), 1 sc in next st*, repeat from *-* a total of 12 times and finish with 1 sl st in sc from beg of round.
Cut the thread.
Crochet 9 circles in color combination A and B and 8 circles in color combination C, D, E and F = 50 circles.
Randomly place the circles in rows: 5 rows of 6 circles and 4 rows of 5 circles. Sew tog the circles with 2 picots against each other.
Place the rows next to each other with half a circle’s displacement – see drawing 1.
Begin and finish the blanket with a row of 6 circles. Sew tog the rows in the picots.
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