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Granny's Treasure Throw

Updated September 04, 2023
Grannys Treasure Throw

Spice up your crochet afghan patterns with the Granny's Treasure Throw. Crocheting in the round, you'll crochet a blanket that looks just like an over-sized granny square. It's a funky pattern that will instantly add a unique touch to your home. Using an array of colors from blues and purples to pinks, greens, and oranges, this blanket will instantly add a chic splash of color. Create a blanket you'll treasure for years to come with the Granny's Treasure Throw.


Crochet HookI/9 or 5.5 mm hook

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


  • RED HEART® Boutique® Treasure™: 1 ball each 1918 Abstract A, 1923 Tapestry B, 1930 Horizon C, 1913 Spectrum D, 1901 Mosaic E, 1919 Watercolors F, and 1907 Portrait G
  • Crochet Hook: 5.5mm [US I-9]
  • Yarn needle

Gauge: Rounds 1-4 = 5” across. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

Throw Measurement: 40” x 40”.

There are no certain numbers of rounds to work per color. Work each color in pattern until a few inches remain, then change to the next color and continue in pattern. Your throw may be a little larger or smaller than our model.

To Change Color in Dc: Work last dc before color change until 2 loops remain on hook, drop color in use, with next color to be used yo and draw through 2 loops on hook; continue with new color.


Throw Pattern:
With A, ch 5; join with a slip st in first ch to form a ring.Granny's Treasure Throw

Round 1: Ch 3 (counts as dc), 2 dc in ring, ch 2, [3 dc in ring, ch 2] 3 times; join with a slip st in top of ch-3.
Round 2: Slip st in next 2 dc and into ch-2 space, (ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) all in same space, ch 1, [(3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) all in next ch-2 space, ch 1] 3 times; join in top of ch-3.
Round 3: Slip st in next 2 dc and into ch-2 space, (ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) all in same space, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 space, ch 1, [(3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) all in next ch-2 space, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 space, ch 1] 3 times; join.
Round 4: Slip st in next 2 dc and into ch-2 space, (ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) all in same space, ch 1, * 3 dc in next ch-1 space, ch 1 **; repeat from * to corner; (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) all in next ch-2 space, ch 1; repeat from * around, end at **; join.

Repeat Round 4 for pattern changing to B when A runs out. Continue in this manner, working next with C, then D, E, F, and G making sure that the last round with G is a complete round. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

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This is a nice change from the old Granny Square, that I'm not a big fan of due to having to put them all together. I like how this Granny's Treasure Throw looks like! The pattern is well written and easy to understand and follow. I have saved this one and added it to my many must make patterns. This will be a great way to use up my odd half scans of yarn. Thank you so much for this free crochet pattern.

I want to do this. Great for a small table. Or something that you can take in your car when you travel. Colors are lovely. I like it. Thanks for having the pattern just right in front for many crocheters to see.


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