Solar System CAL Week 5: Rounds 81-89

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Like Voyager 1 zooming through space, we’re moving right along with this CAL!

In case you missed it, week 4 of the Solar System CAL is now available. Today we’ll start week 5, which mostly includes a bunch of void space–but also the orbit round for Uranus!

This week, we are making rounds 81-89 of the base blanket, as well as a couple of the inner planets! *cue the confetti*

Because I am releasing some of the planet patterns early, this will adjust the timeline for the CAL a little bit. I think I’ll remove the planets week altogether and instead just release a few at a time while we’re working on the base blanket. This means the last few weeks of the CAL may get shifted around a little bit! We may have an empty week, we may have three weeks of bonus appliques instead of two…we’ll see!

Today, I’m releasing the patterns for Mercury, Venus, and Mars. The pattern for Earth is a bit more complicated, and I want to make a video tutorial for that planet. A link to the planets page is shared further down on this page at the end of this week’s pattern but before the photos.

Anyways! Back to the base blanket. Rounds 81-89 took me approximately 4 hours to make. Scroll down a ways to see week 5’s section of the Solar System Blanket pattern!

So many of you have been tagging me in photos of your Solar System Blankets, and I really love seeing them! Feel free to tag Two Hearts Crochet on whichever social media platform you’re using, and don’t forget to use #SolarSystemCAL! I absolutely love seeing all of your photos, so keep sharing them!

Ready for more? Let’s do it!

Outer Space Spaceship GIF by Ross Norton


Solar System CAL Week 5: Rounds 81-89

 

VOID (continued) – In “MIDNIGHT” Color

Round 81) *hdc inc, hdc in the next 78 sts* x 6. Change to GREY, join with a slip stitch to the beginning of the round and ch 1. (480 sts)

 

ORBIT, URANUS – In “GREY” Color

Round 82) *sc inc, sc in the next 79 sts* x 6. Change to MIDNIGHT, join with a slip stitch to the beginning of the round and ch 2. (486 sts)

 

VOID – In “MIDNIGHT” Color

Round 83) *hdc inc, hdc in the next 80 sts* x 6. Join with a slip stitch to the beginning of the round and ch 2. (492 sts)

Round 84) *hdc inc, hdc in the next 81 sts* x 6. Join with a slip stitch to the beginning of the round and ch 2. (498 sts)

Round 85) *hdc inc, hdc in the next 82 sts* x 6 (504 sts)

Round 86) *hdc inc, hdc in the next 83 sts* x 6 (510 sts)

Round 87) *hdc inc, hdc in the next 84 sts* x 6 (516 sts)

Round 88) *hdc inc, hdc in the next 85 sts* x 6 (522 sts)

Round 89) *hdc inc, hdc in the next 86 sts* x 6 (528 sts)


Ready for some planets? Click here to see all currently available planet patterns!


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Close up of week 5. The sun looks so small now!
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Overview of the Solar System Blanket rounds 1-89

Please Note: Week 6 is available here.

 

4 thoughts on “Solar System CAL Week 5: Rounds 81-89”

  1. I’m a little behind, but I was wondering if it’s OK to go ahead and weave in my ends or are they going to be needed for something later?

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  2. I bought 4 skeins of Stylecraft DK Midnight in December, I added another two of them in January, but that is still not enough, I will have to stop after round 98.
    So I decided: Pluto is not a planet!
    (I will not buy another skein of Midnight as the shipping costs more than this skein.)

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  3. After yesterday’s launch that put the Falcon Heavy in an elliptical orbit around the sun, are we going to add a Falcon? 😏😏😏

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