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Day Tripper Picnic Blanket Crochet Along

Join Sirdar and Katie Jones for the sunniest make along of the summer. (Introduction Starts 4th May 2022)

This beginner-friendly CAL starts with the simplest granny square and builds your crochet confidence over six weeks to create a bright, bold picnic blanket ready to make summer memories.

Each week, Katie will introduce a new square motif to learn and repeat, then show you how to crochet them all together to create a bold, bright, picnic blanket for all your summer days out.

You will be able to download your free weekly pattern here and view Katie's videos

Designed by Katie Jones

Katie Jones is the colourful personality behind the popular crochet brand KatieJonesKnit.

Katie designed the Day Tripper Picnic Blanket exclusively for Sirdar, inspired by the pop art of Peter Blake and The Beatles’ Yellow Submarine.

Perfect for experienced crocheters and beginners alike, Katie’s design is made up of five square motifs in a graphic abstract pattern, to bring the joy of summer to your crochet hook.

Get Ready to Crochet Along

Katie chose eight summery shades of Hayfield Bonus DK for her Day Tripper Picnic Blanket and you’ll need a total of 12 balls and a 4mm hook to crochet your own.

Crochet Along With Us

Each week, Katie will introduce a new motif so you’ll learn new stitches and techniques as you go and, if you’re a beginner, build your crochet skills from zero to hero!

Tune in on 4 May 2022 for Katie’s introduction to our new Crochet Along, when she’ll share more about the inspiration for her Day Tripper Picnic Blanket.

Then make a regular date to join Katie every Wednesday for the week’s motif and video tutorial, along with her tips and hints for a fun summer make along.

Level: Easy

To make this project, you will need:

2 x 981 Bright Orange
2 x 992 Pink
2 x 998 Turquoise
2 x 978 Sunflower
1 x 961 White
1 x 979 Royal
1 x 944 Cupid
1 x 606 Pistachio

You'll also need a 4mm Crochet hook, Tapestry Needle for neatening tails

Blanket size: 150cm x 150cm

Tension for this blanket is not critical, however it is important that all your small squares are the same size and the measurement of your large Star Square is double the size of these.

Click Here to Download Pattern WEEK 1

Click Here to Download Pattern WEEK 2

Click Here to Download Pattern WEEK 3

Click Here to Download Pattern WEEK 4

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Crochet Along by Katie Jones

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