Crochet Throw-back Granny Chevron
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Can you take your eyes off of this blanket pattern? Probably not! With its bold use of color and delightful design, the Crochet Throw-back Granny Chevron is one blanket you'll want to make for everyone in your family. The easy crochet throw pattern incorporates the double cluster, double shell, and granny stitches to great effect, resulting in a blanket that is as cozy as it is stylish. The blanket uses yarn in an assortment of vivid colors and will quickly become the focal point of any room in your home. You'll love snuggling up under this beautiful crochet throw with the chevron design at any time of the year!
Crochet HookI/9 or 5.5 mm hook
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
Crochet Gauge1 chevron = 5" (12.5 cm) from peak to peak; 6 rows = 4" (104 cm). CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.
Finished SizeThrow measures 46" wide x 59" long (117 x 150 cm)
- RED HEART® With Love®: 1 skein each 1907 Boysenberry A, 1538 Lilac B, 1201 Daffodil C, 1803 Blue Hawaii D, 1704 Bubblegum E, 1914 Berry Red F, 1932 Minty G, 1939 Papaya H, 1601 Lettuce I, 1909 Holly Berry J, and 1562 Jadeite K
- Susan Bates® Crochet Hook: 5.5mm [US I-9]
- Yarn needle
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Cl (3-double crochet cluster) = Yarn over, insert hook in indicated stitch, yarn over and pull up loop, yarn over, draw through 2 loops on hook (2 loops remain on hook); [yarn over, insert hook in same stitch, yarn over and pull up loop, yarn over, draw through 2 loops] 2 times, yarn over, draw through all 4 loops on hook.
Double cluster (double Cl) = Cl in space between last shell and next Cl, skip space between next two Cls, Cl in space between last Cl and next shell.
Double shell = (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in indicated stitch or space.
Shell = 3 dc in indicated stitch or space.
Throw is made in a chevron pattern which consists of a series of double shell "peaks" and double cluster "valleys", with 2 shells worked between peaks and valleys. You may need to work several rows before the chevron is clearly visible.
To change color, work last stitch of old color to last yarn over. Yarn over with new color and draw through all loops on hook to complete stitch. Proceed with new color. Cut old color.
With A, ch 245.
Row 1 (right side): Shell in 6th ch from hook (beginning skipped ch count as first dc, 2 skipped ch), [skip next 2 ch, shell in next ch] twice, skip next 2 ch, double shell in next ch, [skip next 2 ch, shell in next ch] twice, *skip next 2 ch, Cl in next ch, ch 3, skip next 3 ch, Cl in next ch, [skip next 2 ch, shell in next ch] twice, skip next 2 ch, double shell in next ch, [skip next 2 ch, shell in next ch] twice; repeat from * across to last 6 ch, skip next 2 ch, shell in next ch, skip next 2 ch, dc in last ch; change to B, turn—68 shells, 11 double shells, and 2 dc.
Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as first dc here and throughout), [shell in next space between shells] 3 times, double shell in ch-3 space of next double shell, [shell in next space between shells] twice, *double Cl, [shell in next space between shells] twice, double shell in ch-3 space of next double shell, [shell in next space between shells] twice; repeat from * across to last space between shells, shell in last space between shells, skip space between last shell and beginning ch, dc in top of beginning ch; change to C, turn—46 shells, 11 double shells, 11 double Cls, and 2 dc.
Rows 3–66: Repeat Row 2, changing color at end of each row as follows: [1 row each of D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, A, B, C] 5 times, then 1 row each of D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, A. Do not fasten off at end of last row.
Edging round (right side): With A, ch 3, [shell in next space between shells] 3 times, double shell in ch-3 space of next double shell, [shell in next space between shells] twice, *double Cl, [shell in next space between shells] twice, double shell in ch-3 space of next open shell, [shell in next space between shells] twice; repeat from * across to last space between shells, shell in last space between shells, skip space between last shell and beginning ch, dc in top of beginning ch; working in ends of rows of first side, (sc, ch 2, sc) in each row across; working in opposite side of foundation ch, sc in first ch, **[2 sc in next ch-2 space, sc in next ch] across*** to next ch-3 space, 5 sc in next ch-3 space; repeat from ** across, ending last repeat at *** and in 3rd ch of beginning ch-5; working in ends of rows of other side, (sc, ch 2, sc) in each row across; join with slip st in top of beginning ch-3. Fasten off.
Weave in ends.
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- A, B, C
- Color A, Color B, Color C, etc.
- double crochet
- single crochet
- ( )
- work directions in parentheses into same st
- [ ]
- work directions in brackets the number of times specified
- repeat whatever follows the * as indicated
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