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Dots and Dashes Throw

Dots and Dashes Throw

Looking for unique, yet easy crochet patterns? This Dots and Dashes Throw is just the one! This crochet pattern makes a delightful throw that you can use all year round. Anyone and everyone can use simple crochet patterns like this one, whether it's you, your spouse, or your kids of either gender. Get ready to crochet free patterns because you've found this crochet afghan and you won't be able to stop crocheting after it. Use Red Heart yarn to make this comfy and classy throw.

Easy

Crochet HookJ/10 or 6 mm hook

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

Materials:

RED HEART® "Eco-Ways™":  4 balls each 3360 Mushroom A, 3520 Aquarium B, 3313 Oyster C.
Crochet Hook: 6 mm (US J-10).
Yarn needle.

GAUGE: 8 cls = 4"; 9 rows = 4".
CHECK YOUR GAUGE: Use any size hook to obtain gauge given.

Throw measures 39" x 53".

 


Special Abbreviations:
Cl(s): Cluster (s) - Yo, draw up loop in same ch or ch-space as last st made, skip next ch or st, pick up loop in next ch or ch-space, yo, draw through all 4 loops on hook.

Hdc2tog: [yo and draw up a loop in the next st] 2 times, yo and draw through all 5 loops on the hook.

Picot: Ch 3, slip st in first ch made.

Note: Beginning ch-2 does not count as a st. Work 1 row with A, 1 row with B and 1 row with C for color sequence. Carry unused colors along side edges. To change color, work yo, draw through final four loops with new color. When working edging, mark first st of the round.

THROW

With A, ch 140.

Row 1 (Right Side): Hdc in 2nd ch from hook, ch 1, *yo, draw up loop in same ch as last st made, skip next ch, pick up loop in next ch, yo, draw through all 4 loops on hook (cl made), ch 1; repeat from * until 2 chs remain, yo, draw up loop in same ch as last st made, skip next ch, pick up loop in next ch, yo, draw through all 4 loops on hook, turn - 1 hdc; 69 ch-1 spaces; 69 cls.

Row 2: Change to B. Ch 2, hdc in first ch-1 space, ch 1, *yo, draw up loop in same ch-space as last st, skip next st, pick up loop in next ch-space, yo, draw through all 4 loops on hook, ch 1; repeat from * until 1 st remains, yo, draw up loop in same ch-space as last st, draw up loop in hdc, yo, draw through all 4 loops, turn. Change to C.

Rows 3-109: Repeat Row 2, working in Color Sequence and changing color every row working while carrying unused colors along side edges, end with Row A.

Fasten off all colors.

EDGING

Round 1: With right side facing, join A with sc in hdc at upper right hand corner, 2 sc in same place as join, sc in each of next 135 ch-1 spaces or cls, 3 sc in final cl on top edge, working in edges of rows, [sc in end of cl, 2 sc in each ch-2 space] 54 times, sc in edge of Row 1 for first side, working in opposite side of foundation ch, 3 sc in first st, sc in each of next 135 ch-1 spaces or sts, 3 sc in final st for bottom edge, working in edges of rows, [sc in end of cl, 2 sc in each ch-2 space] 54 times, sc in edge of last row - 141 sts along top and bottom edges, 163 along each side edge.

Round 2: Sc in first sc of Round 1, 3 sc in next st, sc in each of next 137 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in each of next 165 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in each of next 137 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in each of next 164 sts, join with slip in first - 616 sts.

Round 3: Slip st in next st, *[sc, ch 4, sc] in next st for corner, [ch 1, skip next st, sc in next st] 69 times, ch 1, skip next st, [sc, ch 4, sc] in next st, [ch 1, skip next st, sc in next st] 83 times, ch 1, skip next st; repeat from * around, slip st in first sc. Fasten off A.

Round 4: With right side facing, join B with slip st in a corner ch-4 space, ch 2, yo, pick up a loop in ch-4 space, pick up loop in next ch-1 space, yo, draw through all 4 loops on hook, ch 1, *yo, pick up loop in same ch-space as last st, pick up loop in next ch-space, yo, draw through all 4 loops on hook, ch 1; repeat from * to next corner ch-4 space, [hdc2tog, ch 1] twice in ch-4 space, repeat from *around, end [hdc2tog, ch 1] twice in first ch-4 space, join with slip st to beginning cl. Fasten off B.

Round 5: With right side facing, join C with sc in any ch-1 space, picot, sc in same space, *[sc, picot, sc] in next ch-1 space; repeat from * around, join with slip st in first sc.

Fasten off.

FINISHING

Weave in ends.

 


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