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DAY TRIPPER PICNIC BLANKET CROCHET ALONG IN HAYFIELD BONUS DK
If you already have your yarn, choose Pattern Only to download your shade chart. Or buy your yarn today and follow the instructions to download your free...
If you already have your yarn, choose Pattern Only to download your shade chart. Or buy your yarn today and follow the instructions to download your free pattern. Join Sirdar and Katie Jones for the sunniest make along of the summer.
This beginner-friendly CAL starts with the simplest granny square and builds your crochet confidence in your own time to create a bright, bold picnic blanket ready to make summer memories.
Katie Jones is the colourful personality behind the popular crochet brand KatieJonesKnit.
Katie designed the Day Tripper Picnic Blanket exclusively for Sirdar, inspired by the pop art of Peter Blake and The Beatles’ Yellow Submarine.
Perfect for experienced crocheters and beginners alike, Katie’s design is made up of five square motifs in a graphic abstract pattern, to bring the joy of summer to your crochet hook.
Katie chose eight summery shades of Hayfield Bonus DK for her Day Tripper Picnic Blanket and you’ll need a total of 12 balls and a 4mm hook to crochet your own. The Crochet Along with Katie has now concluded but it's not too late to get involved. Join our friendly Facebook group and check out the step by step videos on Sirdar.com
Level: Easy To make this project, you will need: 2 x 981 Bright Orange 2 x 992 Pink 2 x 998 Turquoise 2 x 978 Sunflower 1 x 961 White 1 x 979 Royal 1 x 944 Cupid 1 x 606 Pistachio You'll also need a 4mm Crochet hook, Tapestry Needle for neatening tails
Blanket size: 150cm x 150cm
Tension for this blanket is not critical, however it is important that all your small squares are the same size and the measurement of your large Star Square is double the size of these small squares are the same size and the measurement of your large Star Square is double the size of these.
About This Yarn
The best-selling weight in our popular Hayfield Bonus family, this double knitting yarn is a versatile, affordable quality acrylic. With 100 colours across ten trend-led themes, Bonus DK offers the most up to date colours for fashionable womenswear, stylish hand knits and crochet projects for your home. This soft, easy to knit, easy-c are yarn is machine washable.
What's it like to work with?
Surprisingly soft for a great value acrylic, this yarn is a joy to work with. A great addition to your stash.
What is it best for?
Ideal for both knit and crochet, this versatile double knitting yarn is perfect for the whole family. With a standard DK tension, Hayfield Bonus DK can be used for any double knitting pattern for knit or crochet.
22 stitches x 28 rows to 10 cm / 4 inches
100g In accordance with BS984
280 metres (306 yards) approx
40 Machine Wash / Wool Cycle
Knitting Needle Size
4mm (USA 6)
Crochet Hook Size
4mm (USA F/5)