Crochet baby girl blanket Heritage pattern / Part 1

ABBREVIATIONS (US TERMS)sl-st slip stitch, ch chain, sc single crochet, hdc half-double crochet, dc double crochet, tr treble crochet, bp back post, fp front post, st stitch, sts stitches, popcorn – 5dc in same st, remove hook from loop and insert from front to back of 1st dc and into dropped loop and pull through. To close popcorn ch 1. Ch 1 counts as a part of popcorn st.

FINAL SIZE: 90×90 cm / 35.5×35.5 inches with 5 mm hook and weight 4 yarn / worsted.

ROUND 1. Starting with a magic ring (R1.1), ch2 (R1.2) (does not count), 16dc into ring (R1.3). Join to 1st dc with a sl-st, fasten off and secure ends. (R1.4)
Stitch count: 16 dc.

ROUND 2. Join with a standing dc in any st (R2.1), *ch2, popcorn in next st, ch2, dc in next st (R2.2)*, repeat ** 8 times. Omit last dc, join to standing dc with a sl-st, fasten off and secure ends. (R2.3)
Stitch count: 8 dc, 16 ch2 spaces, 8 popcorn

ROUND 3. Join with a standing fpsc around any popcorn (R3.1), *ch1, skip ch2 space, 3fpdc around next st, skip ch2 space, ch1, fpsc around next st  (R3.2) *, repeat ** 8 times, omit last fpsc. Join to standing fpsc with a sl-st, fasten off and secure ends. (R3.3)
Stitch count: 8 fpsc, 16 ch1 spaces, 24 fpdc

ROUND 4. Join with a standing fpsc around any fpsc (R4.1), *tr in skipped ch2 space of round 2, 3dc in next st of round 2 (dc), tr in next skipped ch2 space of round 2, skip (ch1, next 3 sts an ch1 space of round 3), fpsc around next st of round 3 (R4.2)(R4.3)*, repeat ** 8 times, omit last fpsc, join to standing fpsc with a sl-st. (R4.4)
Stitch count: 8 fpsc, 16 tr, 24 dc

ROUND 5. ch2 (R5.1) (does not count), fpdc around same st (R5.2), *fpdc around next st, ch2, skip next st, sc in next st, ch2, skip next st, fpdc around next 2 sts (R5.3)*, repeat ** 8 times, omit last fpdc, join to 1st fpdc with a sl-st, fasten off and secure ends. (R5.4)
Stitch count: 24 fpdc, 8 sc, 16 ch2 spaces

ROUND 6. Join with a standing bpsc around any fpdc of round 5 made around fpsc of round 4 (R6.1), * bpsc around next st, working in 3dc of round 4 fpdc around 1st dc, around 2nd dc (fpdc, ch1, fpdc), fpdc around 3rd dc, skip (ch2 space, sc and next ch2 space of round 5), bpsc around next 2 sts of round 5 (R6.2)*, repeat ** 8 times, omit last bpsc, join to standing bpsc with a sl-st.
Stitch count: 24 bpsc, 8 ch1 spaces, 32 fpdc

ROUND 7. ch1 (does not count), hdc in same st (R7.1), *hdc in next 3 sts, in ch1 space (hdc, ch1, hdc), hdc in next 4 sts  (R7.2)*, repeat ** 8 times, omit last hdc, join to 1st hdc with a sl-st, fasten off and secure ends. (R7.3)
Stitch count: 8 ch1 spaces, 56 hdc

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