Bullion Beach Blanket

Bullion-studded motifs worked in color variations are joined to create this crochet blanket that’s just begging to go to the beach. Easy to wash yarn makes this a great crochet gift.


Designer: Donna Kay Lacey

Finished Size: 46″ × 56″.

Yarn: Lion Brand Cotton-Ease (50% cotton, 50% acrylic; 207 yd [188 m]/3½ oz [100 g]): #099 almond (MC), 7 skeins; #123 seaspray (CC1), 3 skeins; #113 cherry (CC2), 2 skeins.

Hook Size: I/9 (5.5 mm) Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Notions: Yarn needle; 8 st markers (m).

Gauge: 13 sts and 7 rows = 4″ in dc. Large motifs = 10″ diameter. Small motifs = 4″ square.


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  1. The designer is gearing up to host a crochet-a-long on http://www.Ravelry.com.  It is easy to sign up (free).  It you haven’t heard of or used Ravelry prepare to be amazed.  Donna’s group is called “A New Twist – Creative Crochet Designs by Donna Kay Lacey Group.  You could just search groups “a new twist” and find it.  Donna has lots of tutorials to help with bullion stitches and finishing techniques, so no need to shy away if you think this pattern might be a stretch for you.  Jump right it!!  Julie