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Crochet HookK/10.5 or 6.5 mm hook
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
Crochet GaugeIn pattern, 9 sc = 4"/10 cm and a 6-row repeat = 31/2"/9 cm
Finished SizeApprox 49" x 58" (124.5 cm x 147.5 cm) including trim
- One Pound (454g/16.oz; 742m/812yds) Contrast A: Soft Sage (0580) - 1; Contrast B: Lavender Blue (0613) - 1; Contrast C: Pale Green (0587) - 1; Contrast D: Lilac (0577) - 1
- Crochet hook: One size US K-10.5 (6.5mm), or size to obtain gauge
- Yarn needle
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Instructions for THROW:
Change color in the last stitch of a row, as follows: Work last stitch of old color to last yarn over. Yarn over with new color and draw through all loop on hook. Proceed with new color. Fasten off old color.
Pattern is a multiple of 6, plus 2.
With A, ch 110.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each remaining ch across to last ch, sc in last ch and change to B, turn — 109 sc.
Row 2 (RS): With B, ch 1, sc in first st, * hdc in next st, dc in next st, 3 tr in next st, dc in next st, hdc in next st, sc in next st; repeat from * across, turn — 145 sts.
Row 3: Ch 1, sc in first st, sk next st, sc in next 2 sts, * 3 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts, sc 3 tog, sc in next 2 sts; repeat from * across to last 5 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts, sk next st, sc in last st and change to C, turn.
Row 4: With C, repeat Row 3.
Row 5: Ch 3 (does not count as a st), sk first st, tr in next st, * dc in next st, hdc in next st, sc in next st, hdc in next st, dc in next st, tr3tog; repeat from * across to last 7 sts, dc in next st, hdc in next st, sc in next st, hdc in next st, dc in next st, tr2tog and change to D, turn — 109 sts (not counting beginning ch - 3).
Row 6: With D, ch 1, sc in each st across (do not work in to top of beginning ch - 3 of previous row), turn.
Row 7: Ch 1, sc in each sc across to last sc, sc in last sc and change to A, turn.
Rows 8 – 91: Repeat Rows 2 – 7 fourteen times, and change color as in following color sequence: * Work 2 rows with A, 2 rows with B, 2 rows with C, and 2 rows with D; repeat from * as needed. Note: Row 91 should be a 2nd row worked with B, and you should change to C at the end of Row 91.
Rows 92 – 96: Repeat Rows 2 – 6, and continue to change color as in color sequence. Note: Row 96 should be a first row worked with A.
Instructions for FINISHING:
Trim: Join B with sl st in any corner.
Round 1 (RS): Ch 1, 3 sc in same sc as join, sc evenly spaced around, working 3 sc in each corner; join with sl st in first sc.
Round 2: Ch 1, sc in each sc around, working 3 sc in center sc of each 3 - sc corner; join with sl st in first sc.
Fasten off B.
Round 3: With RS facing, join A with sl st in center sc of any 3 - sc corner, sc in each sc around, working 3 sc in center sc of each 3 - sc corner; join with sl st in first sc.
Fasten off A.
Round 4: With RS facing, join B with sl st in center sc of any 3 - sc corner, ch 3, 4 dc in same sc as join, dc in each dc around, working 5 dc in center sc of each 3 - sc corner; join with sl st in top of beginning ch.
Fasten off B.
Using yarn needle, weave in all ends. Block lightly, if desired.
- double crochet
- single crochet
- Single crochet 3 together—[Insert hook in next stitch, yarn over and draw up a loop] 3 times, yarn over and draw through all 4 loops on hook
- Treble crochet 3 together - *(Yarn over) twice, insert hook in next stitch and draw up a loop, (yarn over and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice; repeat from * 2 more times, yarn over and draw through all 4 loops on hook.
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