The striping in this blanket reminds me of Neapolitan coconut candy.
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Suggested hook: I
The finished size varies based on the weight of yarn and hook size used. The sample was made with 5 skeins of different colored sport weight yarn (sample uses purple, yellow, green and pink pastels along with a skein of white)
(pattern is a multiple of 6 + 3)
Row 1 – In 5th chain from hook, *(2dc, ch 1, 2dc) in 1 stitch, sk 2 sts, (1dc, ch 1, 1dc) in next stitch, skip 2 sts*, across , (2dc, ch 1 2dc) in 1 st, 1dc in last st.
Row 2 – Rep row 1, beginning with ch 3 and inserting hook in ch 1 spaces of prev. row.
Rep Row 2 for pattern.
For Coconut Candy Pattern: Crochet 5 rows in Pink, 5 Rows White, 5 Rows Green, 5 Rows Yellow, 5 Rows Lavender. Attach pink to BACK of beginning row and follow pattern going the opposite direction.
If desired, sc around with a single color.
When the blanket is complete, weave in all ends.
This pattern was created for The Linus Connection of Central Texas in 2005.