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Tutorial: Kaffe Fusion Blanket

Tutorial: Kaffe Fusion Blanket

 

 

 

Tutorial: Kaffe Fusion Blanket


 The 'make it up as you go along'

blanket.

 

 

Materials:

  • 48x Charm Squares (5"x5" cotton fabric)
  • Sewing Machine
  • Iron
  • Thread
  • Crochet yarn/ Thick thread for blanket stitch
  • Yarn
  • Hook (size appropriate for your chosen yarn)

 

Click here for Crochet Pattern

 

For the crochet edge:

I used Fibranatura Cottonwood (Green/41103) with a 3mm hook.

 

 


Tutorial: Kaffe Fusion Blanket

 

 

 


Charm Square Preparation

 

 

Step 1.  

a) Organise your squares into 24 sets (set = 1x front & back square)  

b) Arrange your sets into your final layout.

 

 

Step 2.

a) Take a square set & place fabric RIGHT SIDES together

b) Using 0.5cm seam allowance, sew sides together leaving a small gap

c) Turn the squares RIGHT SIDES out (through small gap)

d) Sew the small gap closed.

e) Iron


* Repeat until you have 24 sewn squares.

 

 

N.B  RIGHT SIDES = patterned sides

 

 

 

 

Tutorial: Kaffe Fusion Blanket

 


 

 

 Charm Square Topstitch

 

 

Step 3.

a) Topstitch all edges with 0.5 seam allowances

b) Tidy up threads

 

 

 

 

Tutorial: Kaffe Fusion Blanket

 

 

 

 

Blanket Stitch

 

 

Step 4.

a) Using the Top Stitch seam as a guide,

Blanket Stitch along all sides at 1cm intervals.

b) Tie off

 

 

N.B This pattern was made up as I went along,

so you may find that the 1cm interval will fall short in places,

especially at the corners  - THAT'S OKAY!

 

 

Click here Blanket Stitch Instructions

 

 

 

 

 

Kaffe Fusion  - Crochet Edge Pattern

 

 

 

 

 

 

Crochet Edge

 

Stitches used in the Kaffe Fusion Blanket: 

 

Single Crochet (sc)

Double Crochet (dc)

Chain Stitch (ch)

Slip Slip (Sl st)

 

 

 

 

Tutorial: Kaffe Fusion Blanket

 

 

 

 

 

Row 1.

 

a) Single Crochet (sc) along your blanket stitch,

incl. 1x (sc) into each corner


b) Slip Stitch (Sl st) to join the base line

c) Chain Stitch (ch) x3 to prepare for Row 2

 

 

 

 

Tutorial: Kaffe Fusion Blanket

 

 

 

 

Row 2.

 

a) Double Crochet (dc) into the next two (sc), (ch)x1,

(dc)x3  in to next three (sc). 

*Repeat until you reach a corner;

 


b) (dc)x3 into the corner (sc),  

*Repeat a) until you have completed all sides.

 


c) Slip Stitch (Sl st) to join Row 2.

d) Chain Stitch (ch) x3 to prepare for Row 3.

 

 

 

 

Tutorial: Kaffe Fusion Blanket

 

 

 

 

 

Row 3.


a) *Repeat pattern for Row 2

making sure your (dc)x3 covers the gap created by the chain stitches (ch)

in Row 2.

(see pattern)


b) Slip Stitch (Sl st)ends togethers

c) Chain (ch) x1 to prepare for Row 4.

 

 


 

 

Tutorial: Kaffe Fusion Blanket

 

 

 

 

Row 4.


a) Single Crochet (sc) into every stitch in Row 3.

b) Slip Stitch (Sl st) & tie off.

 

 

 

 

Tutorial: Kaffe Fusion Blanket

 

 

 

 

 

Joining Charm Squares

 

 

Working in rows, Whip Stitch two squares (RIGHT SIDES FACING)

together until you have yourself a blanket.


 

Click here for Whip Stitch instructions

 

 

 


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