It’s Day One of the Rocket Nap Buddy, beginning with making 56 granny squares.
- The first person to post a photo of the completed project on the Rocket Nap Buddy album in My Fingers Fly Facebook Group will win a free copy of the Nap Buddy Crochet Patterns Ebook. You can join the group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/875538646117910
- Join the Facebook Group CAL – Crochet A Long who will be hosting the CAL along with My Fingers Fly and offering another free Nap Buddy Ebook for the first photo of the finished Rocket Nap Buddy. You can join the group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/668646249929007
- The first person to post a completed project to Ravelry will also receive a free copy of the Nap Buddy Ebook. All subsequent projects posted to Ravelry will receive a coupon for one free Nap Buddy pattern from my Ravelry shop. There are 7 designs to choose from!
- From September 26 to October 10, all seven Nap Buddy patterns along with the Nap Buddy Ebook will be 50% off for all participants.
- Prizes are limited to one per participant.
Finished blanket measures approximately 38″ long by 33” wide. When blanket is rolled up inside, the rocket measures approximately 25” long.
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Materials you will need:
Worsted weight yarn
21 oz. Navy Blue
9 oz. White
2 oz. Gray
13 yards Baby Blue
Size H (5.0 mm) crochet hook
Appliques (as desired)
Blanket is made of 56 granny squares, 7 rows of 8 squares. If more length is desired, use 9 squares per row. Keep in mind that more yarn will be required. Also, anything more than 9 rows likely will not fit inside rocket.
Granny Square Directions:
Gauge: One granny square = 4.75″
Granny Square YouTube: https://youtu.be/AEJ9bbb2JzE
Rnd 1: With White yarn, ch 4, join with sl st to form a ring. Ch 3 (counts as dc), 2 dc in ring, *ch 2 for corner, 3 dc in ring,* repeat twice more, ch 2, join with sl st in top of beg ch-3. Fasten off white yarn.
Rnd 2: Join Navy yarn in any ch-2 sp. Ch 3 (counts as dc), 2 dc in same sp, ch 2, 3 dc in same sp, ch 1, *3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc in next ch-2 sp, ch 1,* repeat twice more. Join with sl st in top of beg ch-3.
Rnd 3: Turn, sl st in ch-1 sp, ch 3 (counts as dc) 2 dc in same sp, ch 1, *3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc in ch-2 sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1,* repeat twice more. Join with sl st in top of beg ch-3.
Rnd 4: Turn, sl st in ch-1 sp, ch 3 (counts as dc) 2 dc in same sp, ch 1, *3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc in ch-2 sp, ch 1, (3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1) twice,* repeat * to * twice more. Join with sl st in top of beg ch-3. Fasten off yarn leaving 12” length for sewing.
Weave in all ends.
Join Granny Squares & Border
Rocket Wings & Window
Sew in zipper & attach blanket to rocket
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