Project Linus Pattern

Crocheted Blanket

This is a good blanket for hospitals since there are no “holes” for medical equipment to get tangled in. Thanks to Cindy Adams, Cactus Needles Knitting Guild, for the pattern.

Size

Approximately 30" x 30".

Materials Needed

4 skeins chunky yarn: 600 yds total

Size J crochet hook

Directions

Chain 83.

Row 1 (right side): In 5th ch from hook work (sc, hdc, dc); *sk next 2 chs, in next ch work (sc, hdc, dc); rep from * across to last 3 chs; sk next 2 chs, dc in last ch. Ch 2, turn.

Row 2: In next dc work (sc, hdc, dc); * sk next 2 sts, in next dc work (sc, hdc, dc); rep from * to beg 4 skipped chs; sk next 2 chs, dc in next ch. Ch 2, turn.

Row 3 (right side): * In next dc work (sc, hdc, dc); sk next 2 sts; rep from * to turning ch-2; dc in 2nd ch of turning ch. Ch 2, turn.

Repeat row 3 for desired length. At end of last row, do not ch 2, do not turn. Finish off.