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The Strawberry Kiwi Crochet Throw is a one of a kind blanket that you won't find anywhere else! Using the shell stitch, crochet this throw using shade of pink and green to get a wonderfully preppy look. This free pattern is airy, sweet, and will look excellent in just about any color.

Easy

Crochet HookH/8 or 5 mm hook

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

Throw Measures:  46” x 56”

RED HEART Super Saver: 
3 skeins 0706 Perfect Pink, 2 skeins 0320 Cornmeal, 2 skeins 0624 Tea Leaf

Crochet Hook: 5.0 mm (US H-8) crochet hook or size needed for gauge

Gauge: 8 rows – 4 ½”
2 Shells, ch 3 – 1 ¾”

Special Stitch:  Shell – 3 dcs in space or stitch as indicated in instructions.

Note:  Throw is crocheted in multiples of 6 plus 7.

 

Row 1 (RS): With perfect pink ch 163, 2 dcs in 4th ch from hook, skip 2 chs, sc in next ch, [ch 3, skip 2 chs, Shell in next ch, skip 2 chs, sc in next ch] across, turn.

Row 2: Ch 3, 2 dc in same stitch as beginning ch 3, sc in 3rd dc of next shell, [ch 3, Shell in next sc, sc in 3rd dc of next Shell] across, turn.

Row 3: Repeat Row 2.

Row 4: Repeat Row 2 and fasten off.

Row 5: Join cornmeal with a slip stitch in first stitch, ch 2, 2 dcs in same stitch, continue with Row 2.

Row 6: Repeat Row 2, fasten off and turn.

Row 7: Join tea leaf with a slip stitch in first stitch, ch 2, 2 dcs in same stitch, continue with Row 2.

Row 8: Repeat Row 2, fasten off and turn.

 

Color Scheme:

Continue 8-row pattern for a total of 88 rows as follows:

(4 rows perfect pink, 2 rows cornmeal, 2 rows tea leaf) 11 times

 

Edging

With right side facing and perfect pink work along top edge, (sc, ch 3, 2 dc) in right corner sc, [skip 2 dcs, (sc, ch 3, dc) in next dc, (sc, ch 3, dc) in next sc] across, (sc, ch 3, 2 dcs) in last dc.

Work along side edge (sc, ch 3, dc) in each sc across.

Work along bottom edge, (sc, ch 3, 2 dcs) in first corner sc, [(sc, ch 3, dc) in ch stitch below 3 dcs, (sc, ch 3, dc) in ch stitch below sc] across, (sc, ch 3, 2 dcs) in last stitch.

Work along side edge (sc, ch 3, dc) in each sc across, join to beginning sc and fasten off.

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This will also make for a beautiful baby blanket. The color combination is just perfect for babies. It's inspiring to have the pattern on the front page. Thanks.

I have been looking for a nice pattern like this. Thank you so much for sharing it.

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