Charming Crochet Throw

This blanket is very easy and nice. I love it.

Charming Crochet
Throw
RED HEART® Soft Essentials™:
9 balls 7520 Teal
Susan Bates® Crochet Hook:
8mm [US L-11]
Yarn needle
GAUGE: 1 pattern repeat =
4¾" (11.5 cm) (one pattern
repeat consists of 1 shell and
5 dc); 8 rows = 6½" (16.5 cm).
CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use
any size hook to obtain the
gauge.
RED HEART® Soft
Essentials™, Art.
E856 available in
solid color 5 oz (151 g), 131 yd
(120 m) balls
LW5612
crochet
Designed by Katherine Eng
What you will need:
BUY YARN
This combination of shell and v-stitches
work well for a nice chunky yarn throw.
Crochet it all in one color for any relaxing
spot in your home.
Throw measures 47½" wide x 53½" long
(120.5 x 136 cm).
Special Stitches
shell = 7 dc in indicated space.
V-st (V-stitch) = (Dc, ch 2, dc) in
indicated space.
THROW
Ch 116.
Row 1 (right side): Sc in 2nd ch from
hook and in next 5 ch, *ch 2, skip next
3 ch, (sc, ch 2, sc) in next ch, ch 2, skip
next 3 ch, sc in next 5 ch; repeat from *
across to last ch, sc in last ch, turn—70
sc and 27 ch-2 spaces.
Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as first dc here and
throughout), skip first sc, dc in next 5 sc,
*ch 2, skip next ch-2 space, V-st in next
ch-2 space, ch 2, dc in next 5 sc; repeat
from * across to last sc, dc in last sc,
turn—52 dc, 9 V-sts, and 18 ch-2 spaces.
Row 3: Ch 3, skip first dc, dc in next 5
dc, *skip next ch-2 space, shell in ch-2
space of next V-st, skip next ch-2 space,
dc in next 5 dc; repeat from * across to
beginning ch, dc in top of beginning ch,
turn—52 dc and 9 shells.
Row 4: Ch 3, skip first dc, dc in next 5
dc, *ch 2, V-st in 4th dc of next shell, ch
2, skip last 3 dc of same shell, dc in next
5 dc; repeat from * across to beginning
ch, dc in top of beginning ch, turn—52
dc, 9 V-sts, and 18 ch-2 spaces.
Rows 5–62: Repeat last 2 rows 29 times.
Row 63: Ch 3, skip first dc, dc in next 5
dc, *ch 2, skip next ch-2 space, (sc, ch 2,
sc) in ch-2 space of next V-st, skip next
ch-2 space, ch 2, dc in next 5 dc; repeat
from * across to beginning ch, dc in top
of beginning ch, turn—70 dc and 27 ch-2
spaces.
Row 64: Ch 1, sc in first 6 dc, *ch 2, skip
next ch-2 space, sc in next ch-2 space,
ch 2, skip next ch-2 space, sc in next 5
dc; repeat from * across to beginning ch,
sc in top of beginning ch, turn—66 sc
and 18 ch-2 spaces. Do not fasten off

Border
Round 1: With right side facing, ch 1,
*(sc, ch 2, sc) in next corner, work odd
number of sc evenly spaced across to
next corner, working many sts as needed
to keep piece flat; repeat from * 3 times;
join with slip st in first sc—4 ch-2 spaces.
Round 2: Ch 1, skip first sc, *(sc, ch 2,
sc, ch 3, sc, ch 2, sc) in next corner ch-2
space, [skip next sc, (sc, ch 2, sc) in next
sc] across to last sc before next corner
ch-2 space, skip last sc; repeat from *
around; join with slip st in first sc. Fasten
off.
FINISHING
Weave in ends.
ABBREVIATIONS
ch = chain(s); dc = double crochet; sc
= single crochet; st(s) = stitch(es); ( )
= work directions in parentheses into
same st; * = repeat whatever follows the
* as indicated.
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