Crochet Corner To Corner Throw
This crochet afghan will keep you warm and make cold weather so much more enjoyable!
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Crochet HookH/8 or 5 mm hook
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
Crochet GaugeGAUGE: 6 blocks = 4"; 6 rows = 4" in pattern. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.
Finished SizeThrow measures approximately 67" x 67" square (including edging).
- RED HEART® "Super Saver®": 4 Skeins 316 Soft White CA
- RED HEART® "Super Saver®": 5 skeins 885 Delft Blue CB
- RED HEART® "Super Saver®": 7 skeins 310 Monet Print CC
- Crochet Hook: 5mm [US H-8]
- Yarn Needle
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Crochet Corner To Corner Throw Pattern
Note: To change color in dc: Work last dc before color change until 2 loops are left on hook, drop color in use, with next color to be used draw through 2 loops on hook and continue with new color.
With CA, ch 6.
Row 1 (Right Side): Dc in 4th ch from hook and in next 2 ch; turn – 1 block made.
Row 2: Ch 6, dc in 4th ch from hook and in next 2 ch, (slip st, ch 3, 3 dc) all in ch-3 space of previous row changing to CB in last dc; turn – 2 blocks made.
Row 3: With CB, ch 6, dc in 4th ch from hook and in next 2 ch, [(slip st, ch 3, 3 dc) all in next ch-3 space of previous row] twice; turn – 3 blocks made.
Row 4: Ch 6, dc in 4th ch from hook and in next 2 ch, [(slip st, ch 3, 3 dc) all in next ch-3 space of previous row] 3 times; turn – 4 blocks made.
Continue in in this manner, increasing 1 block on each row until there are 96 blocks across AND working Stripe pattern as follows: 2 more rows CB, 2 rows CA, [7 rows CC, 2 rows CA, 2 rows CB, 2 rows CA, 7 rows CC, 2 rows CA, 4 rows CB, 2 rows CA] 3 times, 4 rows CC.
Now work in decreasing rows as follows:
Row 97: With CC, slip st across first 3 dc, * (slip st, ch 3, 3 dc) all in next ch-3 space of previous row; repeat from * to last ch-3 space; slip st in last space; turn, do NOT make a block in last space – 95 blocks.
Repeat Row 97 for decreasing block pattern and work 2 more rows with CC, [2 rows CA, 2 rows CB, 2 rows CA, 7 rows CC, 2 rows, CA, 4 rows CB, 2 rows CA, 7 rows CC] 3 times, 2 rows CA, 2 rows CB, 2 rows CA, 2 rows CC –1 block remains.
Edging: With right side facing, attach CA in same ch-3 space as last slip st; ch 3, 4 dc in same space, * sc in center dc of next block, 3 dc in next ch-3 space or over dc; ch 3, slip st in top of last dc –picot made; 2 dc in same space, sc in center dc of next block, 5 dc in next space; repeat from * to corner; (4 dc, picot, 3 dc) all in corner space; repeat from * around, adjusting if necessary at corners and end of rnd; join with a slip st in top of ch-3.
Fasten off. Weave in ends.
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