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Beautiful Autumn Throw

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Get out of the crisp autumn air and curl up on the couch with this Beautiful Autumn Afghan from Red Heart Yarn. An easy crochet pattern like this makes a great excuse for a fall project. This free crochet pattern is unique and pretty and will look great on your living room couch.  This large oversized afghan would also make a great gift for a couple moving into their first home.

Beautiful Autumn Throw

Materials:

  • 3 balls Red Heart Classic Yarn in Coffee (A)
  • 3 balls Red Heart Classic Yarn in Copper (B)
  • 3 balls Red Heart Classic Yarn in Mid Brown (C)
  • 3 balls Red Heart Classic Yarn in Bronze (D)
  • 2 balls Red Heart Classic Yarn in Dark Sage (E)
  • 1 ball Red Heart Classic Yarn in Claret (F)
  • 1 ball Red Heart Super Saver Yarn in Gold (G)
  • 5.5mm [US I-9] crochet hook
  • Yarn needle

 

Gauge:  Square = 7". CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

Special Abbreviations:

  • sc2tog (sc dec) Insert hook into st and draw up a loop. Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop. Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook.

 

Instructions:
Throw measures 46" x 60".

Square Pattern (Make 48)

  1. With G, ch 3, slip st in first ch to form a ring.
     
  2. Round 1: Ch 4 (counts as dc and ch-1), [dc in ring, ch 1] 7 times – 8 dc.   Fasten off.
     
  3. Round 2: Join F in any ch-space, ch 2, dc in same space, *ch 1, 2 hdc in next ch-space, ch 1, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in next ch-space; repeat from * around, end ch 1, 2 hdc in next ch-space, 2 dc in first corner ch-space, ch 2, slip st in top of beginning ch to join.  Fasten off.
     
  4. Round 3: Join E in any corner space, ch 2, dc in same space, *[ch 1, 2 dc in next ch-space] twice, ch 1, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc ) in corner space; repeat from * around, end 2 dc in first corner space, ch 2, slip st in top of beginning ch to join.  Fasten off.
     
  5. Round 4: Join D in any corner space, ch 2, dc in same space, *ch 1, [2 dc in next ch-space, ch 1] across to next corner space, work (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in corner ch-space; repeat from * around, end [2 dc in next ch-space, ch 1] across to first corner space, 2 dc in first corner space, ch 2, slip st in top of beginning ch to join.  Fasten off.
     
  6. Round 5: Join C in any corner space, repeat Round 4.
     
  7. Round 6: Join B in any corner space, repeat Round 4.
     
  8. Round 7: Join A in any corner space, ch 1, 2 sc in same space, *sc in each dc and in each ch-space across to next corner space, work (2 sc, ch 2, 2 sc) in corner space; repeat from * around, end sc in each dc and in each ch-space across to next corner space, 2 sc in first corner space, ch 2, slip st in top of beginning ch to join.  Fasten off, leaving a 16" tail to use in sewing.

 

Finishing

  1. With wrong side together, use long tails to whipstitch Squares together through the back loops only. Make 8 Strips of 6 Squares each. Sew 8 Strips together along long edges.
     
  2. Round 1: Working in back loops only, join A in 2nd ch of any corner ch-2 space, ch 1, sc in same loop, [sc in each sc across to next corner, working sc2tog in corner ch-spaces of adjoining Squares and working (sc, ch 2, sc) in each corner space of Throw] around to first corner space, sc, ch 2, slip st to first st to join.  Fasten off.
     
  3. Round 2: Join D in any corner ch-2 space, ch 2, dc in same space, *[ch 1, skip next sc, dc in next 2 sc] across to 1 st before next corner, ch 1, skip last sc, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in corner space; repeat from * around, end with ch 1, skip last sc, 2 dc in first corner space, ch 2, slip st in top of beginning ch to join.  Fasten off.
     
  4. Round 3: Join C in any ch-2 corner space, ch 2, dc in same space, *[ch 1, 2 dc in next ch-1 space] across to next corner space, ch 1, work (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc); repeat from * around, end 2 dc in first corner space, ch 2, slip st in top of beginning ch to join.  Fasten off.
     
  5. Round 4: Join B in any corner space, ch 1, sc in same space, *[ch 4, sc in next ch-1 space] across to next corner, ch 4, work (sc, ch 4, sc) in corner space; repeat from * around, end with sc in first corner space, ch 4, slip st in first sc to join.  Fasten off.  Weave in ends.

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