Adapting a crochet pattern, can anyone help with the maths please?(4 Posts)
TheFurryMenace Sat 29-Apr-17 22:17:11
TheFurryMenace Sat 29-Apr-17 22:18:00
TheFurryMenace Sun 30-Apr-17 14:17:47
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I am making this blanket:
The finished blanket is kind of cot sized at 71.5cm wide, but I'd like to make a smaller version - not so wide for a pram blanket, but Im rubbish at maths and cant work out how many chains to make to start off with to get the width right. I know I need to work out how many chains I need per pattern repeat.
Could anyone help me work it out please?
The pattern is as follows:
Row 1 (RS) 3tr in third ch from hook, miss 3ch, 1dc in each of next 7 ch, miss 3 ch, 7tr in next ch, miss 3 chain, 1 dc in each of the next 7 ch, rep from to last 4 ch, miss 3 ch, 4tr in last ch.
Row 2: 1ch, 1dc in each st, ending 1 dc in top of first 3ch in previous row.
Row 3: 1 ch, 1dc in each of first 4 sts, *miss 3sts, 7tr in next st, miss 3sts, 1dc in each of next 7sts; rep from *to last 11 sts, miss 3 sts, 7tr in next st, miss 3 sts, 1dc in each of last 4 sts.
Row 4: 1ch, 1dc in each st to end.
Row 5: 3ch (counts as 1tr), 3tr in first st, miss 3 sts, 1dc in each of next 7 sts, miss 3 sts, 7tr in next st, miss 3 sts, 1dc in each of next 7 sts: rep from to last 4 sts, miss 3 sts, 4tr in last st.
Rep row 2-5 until work measures approx...ending with a row 4.
Sorry, I dont know why it bolded some of the typing.
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Thank you Polter, that's great advice, that's what I'll do then!