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Crochet Stitch-Sampler Throw

By: Katherin Eng for Red Heart Yarns

Practice new stitch combinations as you crochet this stitch-sampler afghan from Red Heart Yarns. Color blocks mean this crochet sampler afghan pattern will work for any room and anyone, you just need to select your six favorite colors.

Throw measures 47” x 58”.


Crochet Stitch Sampler Throw


MATERIALS:

  • Red Heart® “Super Saver®” (Art. E300) Solid 7 oz (198 g), 364 yd (333 m); Multi, Fleck and Print 5 oz (141 g), 244 yd (223 m) skeins: 2 skeins each of 726 Coral A and 661 Frosty Green B; 1 skein each of 320 Cornmeal C, 624 Tea Leaf D, 382 Country Blue E, and 334 Buff F
  • Crochet Hook: 6mm [US J-10]
  • Yarn needle

GAUGE: Each block = 9½” wide x 9¾” tall. See individual gauges for each block. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

NOTES:

  1. Leave a 22” tail before beginning each block and after fastening off to sew blocks together. Weave tails up through backs of sts to corner to beginning sewing.
  2. Always work row 1 of each block in back bump of each ch of foundation ch.
  3. Leave last ch of foundation ch unworked for knotting off.
  4. Borders of each block should have 29 sc between each corner ch-2 space on top and bottom edge; 30 sc across each side edge.
  5. When working over post of dc on border rounds, work one sc in top of dc and one around post of dc.


SPECIAL STITCHES
Long double crochet (Ldc): Yo, working over next ch-1 space, insert hook in next corresponding st 2 rounds below, yo, draw yarn through st, (yo, draw yarn through 2 loops on hook) twice.
Front post double crochet (Fpdc): Yo, insert hook from front to back to front again around the post of designated st, yo, draw yarn through, (yo, draw yarn through 2 loops on hoop) twice.
Front post treble crochet (Fptr): Yo (twice), insert hook from front to back to front again around the post of designated st, yo, draw yarn through, (yo, draw yarn through 2 loops on hoop) 3 times.
Popcorn: 4 dc in next st, drop loop from hook, insert hook in top of first dc, draw dropped loop through st.
Shell: (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in same st or space.
Puff st: [Yo, insert hook in designated st, yo, draw yarn through st and up to level of work] 3 times, yo, draw yarn through 7 loops on hook.


BLOCK 1 (make 4)
Gauge: 6 sts and 6 rows in pattern = 2”.
With B, ch 31.
Row 1 (right side): Sc in 2nd ch from hook, *ch 1, skip next ch, sc in next sc; repeat from * across to within last ch; turn, leaving last ch unworked – 14 ch-1 spaces; 15 sc.
Row 2: Ch 1, sc in first sc, *ch 1, skip next ch-1 space, sc in next sc; repeat from * across; turn.
Row 3: Ch 1, sc in first sc, *working over next ch1 space, work Ldc in next corresponding ch-1 space 2 rows below, sc in next sc; repeat from * across; turn – 14 Ldc; 15 sc.
Row 4: Sc in first sc. *Ch 1, sk next Ldc, sc in next sc; repeat from * across; turn – 14 ch-1 spaces, 15 sc.
Row 5: Ch 1, sc in first sc, *Fptr over next ch-1 space, around the post of next corresponding dc, 2 rows below, sc; repeat from * across; turn – 14 Fptr; 15 sc.
Row 6: Ch 1, sc in first sc, *ch 1, skip next Fptr, sc in next sc; repeat from * across; turn – 14 ch-1 spaces; 15 sc.
Row 7: Ch 1, sc in first sc, *Fptr over next ch-1 space, around the post of the next corresponding Fptr, 2 rows below, sc; repeat from * across; turn – 14 Fptr; 15 sc.
Rows 8-28: Repeat rows 6-7 (10 times), then Row 6 once more.
Border
Round 1:
Ch 1, (sc, ch 2, sc) first sc; working across top edge of block, sc in each st and space across, (sc, ch 2, sc) in last sc; working across side edge of block, sc in each row-end st across, (sc, ch 2, sc) in next corner ch; working across bottom edge, sc in ch at base of each sc and in each ch-1 space across, (sc, ch 2, sc) in ch at base of last sc; working across side edge of block, sc in each row-end st across, join with slip st in first sc – 29 sc across top and bottom edges; 30 sc across each side edge. Fasten off, leaving a 22” sewing length.


BLOCK 2 (make 4)
Gauge: 6 sts and 4 rows in pattern = 2”.
With C, ch 31.
Row 1 (wrong side): Sc in 2nd ch from hook, *ch 1, skip next ch, sc in next ch; repeat from * across to within last ch; turn, leaving last ch unworked – 14 ch-1 spaces; 15 sc.
Row 2: Ch 4 (counts as dc, ch 1), skip sc and ch-1 space, *popcorn in next sc, ch 1, skip next ch-1 space, dc in next sc**, ch-1, skip next ch-1 space; repeat from * across, ending at **; turn – 7 popcorns; 8 dc, 14 ch-1 spaces.
Row 3: Ch 1, sc in first dc, *ch 1, skip next ch-1 space, sc in back 2 loops of next popcorn, ch 1, skip next ch-1 space, sc in next dc; repeat from * across, working last sc in 3rd chain of beg ch-4; turn – 14 ch-1 spaces; 15 sc.
Rows 4-5: Ch 1, sc in first sc, *ch 1, skip next ch-1 space, sc in next sc; repeat from * across; turn – 14 ch-1 spaces; 15 sc.
Rows 6-23: Repeat Rows 2-5 (4 times); then repeat rows 2-3.
Border
Round 1:
Ch 1, (sc, ch 2, sc) first sc; working across top edge of block, sc in each st and space across, (sc, ch 2, sc) in last sc; *working across side edge of block, work sc in each sc row-end and 2 sc in each dc row-end across**, (sc, ch 2, sc) in next corner ch; working across bottom edge, sc in ch at base of each sc and in each ch-1 space across, (sc, ch 2, sc) in last ch of last sc; working across side edge of block, repeat from * to ** across, join with slip st in first sc – 29 sc across top and bottom edges; 30 sc across each side edge. Fasten off, leaving a 22” sewing length.


BLOCK 3 (make 4)
Gauge: 1 pattern repeat = 2½”; 3 rows in pattern = 2”.
With D, ch 32.
Row 1 (right side): Dc in 4th ch from hook, dc in each of next 3 ch, *skip next ch, shell in next ch, skip next ch, dc in next 5 ch; repeat from * across to within last ch; turn, leaving last ch unworked – 3 shells; 20 dc.
Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as dc here and throughout), skip first dc, Fpdc around each of next 4 dc, shell in next ch-2 space, skip next 2 dc, Fpdc around each of next 5 dc; repeat from * to last 5 sts, Fpdc around next 4 dc, dc in last dc; turn.
Row 3: Ch 3, skip first dc, Fpdc around each of next 4 Fpdc, * shell in next ch-2 space, skip next 2 dc, Fpdc around each of next 5 Fpdc; repeat from * to last 5 sts, Fpdc around next 4 Fpdc, dc in last dc; turn.
Rows 4-14: Repeat row 3.
Row 15: Ch 3, skip first dc, Fpdc around each of next 4 Fpdc, *ch 1, slip st in next ch-2 space, ch 1, skip next 2 dc, Fpdc around each of next 5 Fpdc; repeat from * across to last 5 sts, Fpdc around next 4 Fpdc, dc in last dc; turn.
Border
Round 1: Ch 1; working across side edge of block, *sc in first row row-end dc, 2 sc in each of next 6 row-end dc, sc in next row-end dc, 2 sc in each of next 7 row-end dc*, (sc, ch 2, sc) in next corner ch; working across bottom edge, sc in ch at base of each sc and in each ch-1 space across, (sc, ch 2, sc) in last ch; working across side edge of block, repeat from * to * across; working across top edge of block, (sc, ch 2, sc) in corner dc, sc in each st and ch-1 space across, (sc, ch 2, sc) in corner dc; join with slip st in first sc – 29 sc across top and bottom edges; 30 sc across each side edge. Fasten off, leaving a 22” sewing length.


BLOCK 4 (make 4)
Gauge: 6 sts = 2”; 3 rows in pattern = 2”.
With E, ch 30.
Row 1 (wrong side): Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across to within last ch; turn, leaving last ch unworked – 29 sc.
Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as dc here and throughout), skip first st, dc in next st, *skip next 2 st, tr in each of next 2 st, working in front of 2 tr just made, tr in each of last 2 skipped sts, dc in next st; repeat from * across, dc in last st; turn – 8 dc; 20 tr.
Row 3: Ch 3, skip first dc, dc in next dc, *skip next 2 tr, tr in each of next 2 tr, working behind 2 tr just made, tr in each of last 2 skipped tr, dc in next dc; repeat from * across, dc in last dc; turn – 8 dc; 20 tr.
Rows 4-14: Repeat rows 2-3 (5 times); then repeat Row 2.
Row 15: Ch 1, sc in each st across.
Border
Round 1: Ch 1, (sc, ch 2, sc) first sc; working across top edge of block, sc in each st across, working one extra sc in middle of edge, (sc, ch 2, sc) in last sc; *working across side edge of block, work sc in each row-end sc and 2 sc in each rowend dc across, (sc, ch 2, sc) in next corner ch*; working across bottom edge, sc in each ch across, working one extra sc in middle of side, (sc, ch 2, sc) in ch at base of last sc; working across side edge of block, repeat from * to * across, join with slip st in first sc – 29 sc across top and bottom edges; 30 sc across each side edge. Fasten off, leaving a 22” sewing length.


BLOCK 5 (make 4)
Gauge: 6 sts = 2”; 5 rows in pattern = 1¾”.
With A, ch 31.
Row 1 (right side): Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across to within last ch; turn, leaving last ch unworked – 29 sc.
Row 2: Ch 1, sc in first sc, *ch 1, skip next sc, sc in next sc; repeat from * across; turn – 14 ch-1 spaces; 15 sc.
Rows 3-4: Ch 1, sc in first sc, *ch 1, skip next ch-1 space, sc in next sc; repeat from * across; turn.
Row 5: Ch 1, sc in first sc, *ch 1, skip next ch-1 space, sc in next sc, working over next ch-1 space, puff st in next corresponding ch-1 space 2 rows below, sc in next sc; repeat from * across; turn – 7 puff sts.
Row 6: Ch 1, sc in first sc, *ch 1, skip next st, sc in next st; repeat from * across; turn – 14 ch-1 spaces; 15 sc.
Row 7: Ch 1, sc in first sc, *working over next ch1 space, puff st in next corresponding ch-1 space 2 rows below, sc in next sc, ch 1, skip next ch-1 space, sc in next sc; repeat from * across; turn – 7 puff sts.
Rows 8-32: Repeat Rows 4-7 (6 times); then repeat Row 4.
Border
Round 1:
Ch 1, (sc, ch 2, sc) first sc; working across top edge of block, sc in each st and space across, (sc, ch 2, sc) in last sc; *working across side edge of block, work 28 sc evenly spaced across*, (sc, ch 2, sc) in next corner ch; working across bottom edge, sc in ch at base of each sc and in each ch-1 space across, (sc, ch 2, sc) in ch at base of last sc; working across side edge of block, repeat from * to * across, join with slip st in first sc – 29 sc across top and bottom edges; 30 sc across each side edge. Fasten off, leaving a 22” sewing length.


ASSEMBLY:
Arrange blocks following Assembly Diagram with tops of each block on top. With sewing lengths on bottom of blocks, matching sts, sew 5 blocks together into 4 strips. With top sewing lengths, sew strips together, matching sts across sides. Weave in ends.

Crochet Stitch Sampler Throw


BORDER
Round 1 (right side): With right side facing, join F in 14th st to the left of top right-hand corner ch2 space, ch 1, sc each sc around, working 1 sc in each ch-2 space at each junction, 1 sc in each junction and (sc, ch 2, sc) in each corner ch-2 space; join with slip st in first sc, turn.
Round 2 (wrong side): Ch 1, sc in next sc, *ch 1, skip next sc, sc in next sc; repeat from * across to within 1 st of next corner, ch 1, skip next sc, (sc, ch 2, sc) in next ch-2 space; repeat from * around; join with slip st in first sc, turn.
Round 3 (right side): Ch 1, sc in each sc and each ch-1 space around, working (sc, ch 2, sc) in each corner ch-2 space, join with slip st in first sc, turn.
Round 4 (wrong side): Repeat round 2.
Round 5 (right side): Ch 1, *sc in next ch-1 space, working over sts in last 2 rounds, Fptr around the post of next sc 3 rounds below, sc in next ch-1 space; repeat from * across to within 1 st of next corner, sc in next sc, (sc, ch 2, sc) in next ch-2 space, sc in next sc, sc in next ch-1 space; repeat from * around; join with slip st in first Fptr. Fasten off.
Round 6 (right side): With right side facing, join A in 6th Fptr to the left of any corner ch-2 space, ch 1, sc in first Fptr, *skip next sc, 3 dc in next Fptr, skip next sc, sc in next Fptr; rep from * across to beginning, join with slip st in first Fptr, turn.
Round 7 (right side): Slip st to 2nd dc, ch 1, sc in same dc, ** *skip next dc, 3 dc in next sc, skip next dc, sc in next dc*; repeat from * to * across to next corner, 5 dc in corner dc, skip next dc, sc in next dc; repeat from ** around; repeat from * to * to beginning of round, join with slip st in first sc, trun.
Rounds 8-9: Repeat round 7. Fasten off.
Round 10 (right side): With right side facing, join B in center dc of any 3-dc shell, repeat round 7. Fasten off. Weave in ends.


 








 


 

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