Long Double Crochet Warm Up America Block

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Author

Marie Segares/Underground Crafter

Introduction

The long double crochet stitch has a great texture. The small eyelets make it breathable while remaining sturdy.This block is sized for Warm Up America charity blankets.Skills usedBasic crochet stitches: chain, double crochet, single crochet, slip stitchWorking in rows, working in rounds (for edging)Special stitch: long double crochet (written explanations are provided in pattern)Skill levelEasy

Materials List

Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice Baby (100% acrylic, 3.5 oz/100 g, 170 yd/156 m) – 1 skein in 132 Goldfish, or approximately 63 yd (57.5 m) in any medium weight yarn.US H-8/5 mm crochet hook, or any size needed to obtain gauge.Yarn needle.

Finished Size

7” (18 cm) wide x 9” (23 cm) long.

Gauge

Finished block = 7” (18 cm) wide x 9” (23 cm) long. Exact gauge is not critical for this project.

The Pattern

The complete pattern is available on my blog here

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