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Nautical Ocean Breeze Crochet Throw

By: Roseanna Beck for AllFreeCrochetAfghanPatterns

Anchors away! The Nautical Ocean Breeze Crochet Throw pattern is your ticket to a wonderful crochet throw that you can't find anywhere else. This lovely pattern is don in blue, red, and white which makes it both patriotic and nautical themed. Learn how to crochet the fan shell stitch with this pattern and discover just how gorgeous this afghan truly is. This easy crochet throw is about to become your very favorite.

Nautical Ocean Breeze Crochet Throw
Nautical Ocean Breeze Crochet Throw
This image courtesy of Roseanna Beck

Easy

Crochet Hook: H/8 or 5 mm hook

Yarn Weight: (4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)

Notes

Throw Measures:   46” x 55”

RED HEART Super Saver:   
3 skeins 0311 White,                                    
1 skein each 0512 Turqua, 0774 Light Raspberry                                            

Gauge: 4 rows – 3”
Fan Shell, Ripple (9 dcs) – 4 ¾”

Special Stitch: Fan Shell – (dc, ch 1) 4 times, dc) in space or stitch as indicated in instructions.

Note:  Pattern is worked in multiples of 14 plus 4.

Row 1 (RS): With white ch 144, dc in 4th ch from hook, *dc in each of next 3 chs, skip 3 chs, Fan Shell in next ch, skip 3 chs, dc in each of next 3 dcs**, 3 dc in next ch, repeat from * across ending last repeat at **, 2 dc in last ch, turn.
Row 2: Ch 3, dc in first dc, *dc in each of next 3 dcs, (sc, ch 3) in each of next 3 ch 1 spaces, sc in next ch 1 space, skip 2 dcs, dc in each of next 3 dcs,** 3 dc in next dc, repeat from * across ending last repeat at **, 2 dc in 3rd  ch of turning ch, turn.
Row 3: Ch 3, dc in first dc, *dc in each of next 3 dcs, skip next ch 3 loop, Fan Shell in next ch 3 loop, skip next (ch 3 loop, sc and dc) dc in each of next 3 dcs**, 3 dc in next dc, repeat from * across ending last repeat at **, 2 dcs in 3rd ch of turning ch, turn.

Repeat Rows 2 and 3 for a total of 70 rows as follows:
 (6 rows white, 4 rows turqua, 6 rows white, 4 rows light raspberry) three times, 6 rows white,
4 rows turqua

EDGING
With white work along right side edge start at bottom side edge (sc, ch 3, sc) in each dc across and fasten off.
Work along left side edge start at top side edge (sc, ch 3, sc) in each dc across and fasten off.


 

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