Beautiful Beginner Crochet Throw
You'd never guess from looking at this elegant crochet throw that it's actually very easy to hook! Get your crochet feet wet with this Beautiful Beginner Crochet Throw that will make your friends think you've had a hidden crochet hobby for years! With this simple yet stunning blanket to show for your efforts, you'll want to change up the colors and crochet one for every room of your house. You'll love the feel of Red Heart's soft, chunky yarn between your fingers, but you'll love it even more when you get to snuggle into the beautiful beginner blanket you made!
Crochet HookM/13 or 9 mm hook
Yarn Weight(5) Bulky/Chunky (12-15 stitches for 4 inches)
Crochet Gauge15 dc = 8" (20.5 cm); 13 rows = 8" (20.5 cm). CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.
Finished SizeThrow measures 45" wide x 55" long (114.5 x139.5 cm).
- RED HEART® Super Saver Chunky™: 8 skeins 341 Light Grey
- Yarn needle
When joining a new skein, join at the end of a row in the last stitch. Edging can be worked over the beginning and end tails to minimize weaving in.
Row 1 (wrong side): Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, turn—82 sc
Row 2 (right side): Ch 2 (counts as first dc here and throughout), dc in each sc across, turn—82 dc.
Rows 3–89: Ch 2, dc in space between each dc across, turn.
Round 1: With right side facing, ch 1, sc in each dc across; working in ends of rows of first side, sc in first row, *2 sc in next row, sc in next row; repeat from * across; working in opposite side of foundation ch, sc in each ch across; working in ends of rows of other side, sc in first 2 rows; 2 sc in next row, **sc in next row, 2 sc in next row; repeat from ** across; join with slip st in first sc. Fasten off.
Weave in ends.
- double crochet
- single crochet
- repeat whatever follows the * as indicated
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