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Manly Man Throw

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Use this free crochet pattern to make the manly man throw for the cowboy in your life. He'll love to wrap up in it. It's an easy crochet pattern from Red Heart Yarn that uses Red Heart Super Saver yarn, so it's budget friendly and materials are easy to find. Camouflage colors are just what a man loves, and men of all ages will love receiving this cozy afghan for Father's Day or a birthday. For other great crochet afghan patterns, check out this collection of 23 Colorful Crochet Afghan Patterns.

Materials:

  • 5 skeins Red Heart® “SuperSaver®” yarn in Camouflage (A)
  • 1 skein Red Heart® “SuperSaver®” yarn in Coffee (B)
  • 6.5mm [US K-10.5] crochet hook
  • Yarn needle

 

Gauge: 10 dc = 4”; 6½ rows = 4”.

 

Instructions:
36” x 60”

  1. With A, ch 87.
     
  2. Row 1: Dc in 4th ch from hook and in next 11 ch, *[ch 1, skip 1 ch, dc in next ch] 3 times, dc in next 12 ch; repeat from * 3 times more, turn - 85 sts.
     
  3. Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as dc), skip first dc, dc in next 12 dc, *[ch 1, skip ch-1 space, dc in next dc] 3 times, dc in next 12 dc; repeat from * 3 times more, turn.
     
  4. Repeat Row 2 until Throw measures 58” from beginning.
     
  5. Fasten off.

 

Border

  1. Round 1: With right side facing, join B at any corner, *3 sc in corner st, sc evenly to next corner; repeat from * around, adjusting st count so there are an odd number of sts between each corner st, join with slip st to first sc, slip st to center corner st.
     
  2. Round 2: Ch 4 (counts as dc and ch-1), [dc, ch 1] 2 times in corner st, *[skip next sc, dc in next sc, ch 1] to corner st, [dc, ch 1] 3 times in corner st; repeat from * around, work between [] along last side to first corner, slip st to 3rd ch of beginning ch-3.
     
  3. Round 3: Ch 1, [sc in each dc and ch-1 space] around, working 3 sc in each corner dc, join with slip st to first sc.
     
  4. Fasten off.  Weave in ends.

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Reviews

Nice pattern but not all men like camouflage. Fortunately there are plenty of colours available.

hgidora 9296153

Looks great can't wait to make it, I will make it for a lap throw, I belong to a prayer shaw Ministry and it's just the right size Ia'm looking for, thank you so much.Barbara

Bdatz35 8184248

I make my afghans wider and sometimes longer so recipients can really cuddle under their afghan & have lots of coverage.

mischief

This is my first crocheted afghan and it was so easy! I used all 5 skeins of camo and the finished length measures 70" which is better for us tall people.

ohiamy 4662674

I don't come up with 85 stitches in 1st row. Can anyone tell me what I am doing wrong? My chain is 87.

melloysj 3424465

I made a similar afghan by own design. Just double crochet and I made a wide border to frame it in. My nephews got one this past Christmas and love them. Worth every moment of my time.........Matching pillow would be a great addition to the afghan...Camo is easy and it hides your mistakes...haha..

bedfordshire14

I have made this afghan three times and love the way it looks. It is very easy and you can easily make it larger or smaller. I have also tried different colors and have had great sucess.

Sharon Duris

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