African Flowers Patchwork Flower Granny Square Blanket

Submitted on Fri, 02/03/2023 - 01:41
Craay squares Large Blanket draped over chair in garden

Inspiration for this pattern is the flowers indigenous to South Africa. Living in such a beautiful country, we are forever surrounded by natural beauty. This blanket incorporates flower squares designed by me to pay tribute to the beauty of my country.

True to what I love, this pattern is bold and bright with a multitude of colors used, no color chart is included within this pattern as the color choice for your blanket is completely your choice.

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This pattern is made up of 8 crochet flower squares.

4 Large Flower squares

Crochet flower square protea blanket square
Protea Large Blanket Square
Crochet flower square agapantus blanket square
Agapantus Large Blanket Square
Crochet flower square gazania blanket square
Gazania Large Blanket Square
Crochet flower square sunshine day blanket square
Sunshine day Large Blanket Square

    Each of these large squares are available for purchase as individual pattern downloads, to purchase individual patterns simply click in the above image link. 

    4 Small Flower squares

    • Humble African Daisy Twist
    • Cosmos
    • Cape Daisy
    • Simply African Daisy

    Yarn used in the pattern example: 

    • 100% Cotton Yarn 
    • 130yds/119m per 1.75oz/50g skein/ball

    The above-mentioned yarn is not a requirement for the pattern, you can use any yarn of your choice, just note that using more lightweight yarn and smaller hook, the squares and blanket size will be overall smaller, and using a heavier yarn and larger hook, the squares will be larger and the overall blanket size will be larger. 

    Suggestions for yarn substitutions:

    This pattern is a stash buster so pick a yarn that you enjoy working with. 

    I prefer a lightweight yarn, as this makes the blanket not too heavy, but the final choice is simply your preference.

    Example bkanket final size is based on the pattern being worked in 3.5 mm / US 4 /E-4 hook.

    Crochet Hook required for pattern

    The example pattern uses a: 3.5 mm / US 4 /E-4 fo the example yarn used.
    But feel free to use the hook that suits your preferred yarn.

    Tension
    I would suggest sticking to the same hook and yarn across all Blocks and when joining, as this will ensure that all your Blocks match up.

    Abbreviations, Glossary, References, Techniques

    This pattern is written and charted using standard US crochet terminology.

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    • Printable PDF pattern
    • PDF version easily accesible on desktop and mobile devices.
    • ALL IN ONE Afgan pattern
    • includes all 8 squares compiled in one file.
    • Each square has its own per row photo tutorial.
    • Detailed written instructions
    • Quick refrence shorthand instructions for reworking square a second or 3rd time.
    • Each square has its written own set of stitch abbreviations.
    • Detailed yarn length requirements per square.
    • Color allocatuon for example squares.
    • Detailed instructions on joining blanket squares.

    • Example blanket is worked with a 3.5 mm hook, worked with 100% cotton, any type of yarn of your choice can be used for this blanket.

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    Difficulty level: Intermediate

    Skills required: 
    Understand the basics of working in the round.
    Joining different yarn colors and how to end and finish rows.
    Pattern is not a step-by-step tutorial, per round images are available as well as a stitch diagram

    Techniques used: 

    All crochet squares are worked in the round, ensure that your final row count per side is correct or you will struggle to join your BLOck on a late stage.
    Gauge is not important, but it's best to stick to the same yarn weight and crochet hook thru-out making your squares or your squares would not match up.
    Work ends in, as you go will help you at the end when it comes to finishing the blanket unless you love spending a day at least to work on loose ends.

    Note for all squares

    Ensure that each side of a square has the required stitch count, according to the pattern instruction count, this will insure that joining your squares will be simple and straightforward.

    Size Information
    Finished Measurements

    Final Blanket size: 170 x 170 cm / 67 x 67 inches
    Large Square size: 30 x 30 cm /  11 x 11 inches
    Small squares size: 11 x 11 cm / 5 x 5 inches
    4 x Smalls into large Square: 30 x 30 cm //  11 x 11 inches

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