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Four Points Star Blanket - free crochet pattern by Jessie At Home

Four Points Star Blanket
Crochet Pattern
Intermediate Skill Level
Designed by Jessie Rayot

This pretty little blanket is made using 4 of my Four Points Squares. The single crochet join as you go method is used to join them together, then a border is added. This blanket will make a lovely addition to the room of any little star in your life! Plus, it can be machine washed and dried thanks to the Red Heart Super Saver yarn it’s made from!

Ravelry Link
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Size:
34″ by 39″

Yarn:
Red Heart With Love Hot Pink 1701 Color A
Red Heart Super Saver Spring Green 0672 Color B
Red Heart With Love Mango 12532 Color C
Red Heart Super Saver Turqua 0512 Color D
Red Heart With Love Lilacs 1538 Color E
Red Heart With Love Daffodil 1201 Color F

Hook:
US I/5.5mm

Gauge:
14 sts and 7 rows in a 4″ square in double crochet

Other supplies:
yarn needle

Stitches and Skills used:
ch ~ chain
sl st ~ slip stitch
sc ~ single crochet
dc ~ double crochet
sp(s) ~ space(s)
st(s) ~ stitch(es)

Getting Started:
Find the Four Points Square pattern HERE.
Find a tutorial for the single crochet JAYGo method HERE.
Each round instruction is ended with a (.) period. It is then followed by a (-) dash which is followed by the stitch count for that round.

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Pattern:
Make 4 Four Points Squares, 1 each of colors A, B, C, & D.

A joining round will now be made on each of the squares. Start with the square in Color A and make the border as written. Next make the border on the Color B square, and join the second side to any side of the previous square. Next make the border on the Color D square and join the second side to the bottom of the Color A square. Last make the border on the Color C square and join the second and third sides below the Color B square and next to the Color D square. The images below will help with the layout.

Make the border on the squares as follows, joining them as you go as explained above:
Border: With Color E, sl st in any ch-2 corner sp, ch 3, sc in ch-2 corner sp, *sc in each sc to corner, (sc, ch 2, sc) in ch-2 corner sp, repeat from * 2 more times, sc in each sc to corner, sc in ch-2 corner sp, sl st to 2nd ch of starting ch 3 to join round. – 42 sts on each side, ch 2 over each corner

Blanket Border:
Rnd 1: With Color E, sl st in the top left ch-2 corner of the Color A square, ch 3, sc in ch-2 corner sp, *sc in each of next 42 sc, 2 sc in join, sc in each of next 42 sc to corner, (sc, ch 2, sc) in ch-2 corner sp, repeat from * 2 more times, sc in each of next 42 sc, 2 sc in join, sc in each of next 42 sc to corner, sc in ch-2 corner sp, sl st to 2nd ch of starting ch 3 to join round. – 88 sts on each side, ch 2 over each corner
Rnd 2: Switch to Color A, sl st in ch-2 corner, ch 4, dc in ch-2 corner sp, dc in each sc to corner, (dc, ch 3, sc) in ch-2 corner sp, sc in each sc to corner, (sc, ch 3, dc) in ch-2 corner sp, dc in each sc to corner, (dc, ch 3, sc) in ch-2 corner sp, sc in each sc to corner, sl st to 2nd ch of starting ch 4 to join round. – 90 sts on each side, ch 3 over each corner
Rnd 3: Switch to Color E, sl st in ch-3 corner, ch 3, sc in ch-3 corner sp, sc in each dc to corner, (sc, ch 2, 2 sc) in ch-3 corner sp, sc in each sc to corner, (2 sc, ch 2, sc) in ch-3 corner sp, sc in each dc to corner, (sc, ch 2, 2 sc) in ch-3 corner sp, sc in each sc to corner, sc in ch-3 corner, sl st to 2nd ch of starting ch 3 to join round. – 92 sts on each short side, 94 sts on each long side, ch 2 over each corner
Rnd 4: Switch to Color B and repeat round 3. – 94 sts on each short side, 96 sts on each long side, ch 3 over each corner
Rnd 5: Switch to Color E and repeat round 2. – 96 sts on each short side, 100 sts on each long side, ch 2 over each corner
Rnd 6: Switch to Color C and repeat round 3. – 98 sts on each short side, 102 sts on each long side, ch 3 over each corner
Rnd 7: Switch to Color E and repeat round 2. – 100 sts on each short side, 106 sts on each long side, ch 2 over each corner
Rnd 8: Switch to Color D and repeat round 3. – 102 sts on each short side, 108 sts on each long side, ch 3 over each corner
Rnd 9: Switch to Color F and repeat round 2. – 104 sts on each short side, 112 sts on each long side, ch 2 over each corner
Rnd 10: Switch to Color A and repeat round 3. – 106 sts on each short side, 114 sts on each long side, ch 3 over each corner
Rnd 11: Switch to Color F and repeat round 2. – 108 sts on each short side, 118 sts on each long side, ch 2 over each corner
Rnd 12: Switch to Color B and repeat round 3. – 110 sts on each short side, 120 sts on each long side, ch 3 over each corner
Rnd 13: Switch to Color F and repeat round 2. – 112 sts on each short side, 124 sts on each long side, ch 2 over each corner
Rnd 14: Switch to Color C and repeat round 3. – 114 sts on each short side, 126 sts on each long side, ch 3 over each corner
Rnd 15: Switch to Color F and repeat round 2. – 116 sts on each short side, 130 sts on each long side, ch 2 over each corner
Rnd 16: Switch to Color C, ch 3 (counts as first dc) 3 dc in same ch-2 corner, *(skip 2, sc in next st, skip 2, 5 dc in next st) to ch-2 corner, 7 dc in ch-2 corner, repeat from * 2 more times, skip 2, sc in next st, skip 2, 5 dc in next st) to ch-2 corner, 3 dc in ch-2 corner, sl st to top of beginning ch 3.
You may need to fudge the skipped stitches before each corner to make things work on round 16.

Use or give and enjoy!

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4 Comments

4 Comments on Four Points Star Blanket – an adorable blanket for your new little star!

  1. Hester Dove
    July 9, 2016 at 2:20 pm (9 months ago)

    What is the pattern for the zig zag picture on the front of your Stichopedia site. Blues, white, lavender etc.

    Reply
      • Hester Dove
        July 9, 2016 at 2:58 pm (9 months ago)

        Yes, thank you. This is the one. I like how the points and valley’s are softer and I will certainly make this one. Thank you again.
        Hester Dove

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        • Jessie
          July 9, 2016 at 4:16 pm (9 months ago)

          You’re welcome! It’s one of my favorites for the same reason. I wanted it to look softer like a painting.

          Reply

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