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Rich Mitered Crochet Throw

Looking for an easy pattern that will fool everyone into thinking youre a crochet expert? Then we have just the crochet afghan for you! The Rich Mitered Crochet Throw is an easy crochet afghan pattern that's perfect for beginners and seasoned crocheters alike. It'll not only add a splash of color to whichever room you put it in, but tons of texture as well. The finished look is like fun and colorful scales. Let's get crocheting!

Easy

Crochet HookI/9 or 5.5 mm hook

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

MATERIALS
RED HEART® "Super Saver™": 1 skein each 315 Artist's Print A, 256 Carrot B, 776 Dark Orchid C, 905 Magenta D, 358 Lavender E and 332 Ranch Red G, 2 skeins 406 Medium Thyme F.
Crochet Hook: 5.5 mm (US I-9)
Yarn needle.

ABBREVIATIONS: A = Color A; B = Color B; C= Color C; ch = chain; D = Color D; dc = double crochet; E = Color E; F = Color F; G = Color G; hdc = half double crochet; Fpdc = Front post double crochet; mm = millimeters; rnd = round; sc = single crochet; st(s) = stitch(es); [ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified; * = repeat whatever follows the * as indicated.

GAUGE: Rows 1-5 = 3". Finished square = 9". CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge given.

Throw measures 48" x 57".

SQUARE (Make 30)

With A, ch 4.
Row 1: Work 4 dc in 4th ch from hook, turn.
Row 2: Ch 2 (counts as first st throughout), skip first dc, Fpdc around next dc, [2 hdc, ch 1, 2 hdc] in next dc, Fpdc around next dc, hdc in last dc, turn.
Row 3: With A, ch 3 (counts as first st throughout), skip first st, dc in next 3 sts, [2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc] in ch-1 space, dc in next 4 sts, turn.
Row 4: Ch 2, skip first st, Fpdc around next dc, [hdc in next dc, Fpdc around next dc] twice, [2 hdc, ch 1, 2 hdc] in ch-1 space, [Fpdc around next dc, hdc in next dc] 3 times, turn.
Row 5: Ch 3, skip first st, dc in next 7 sts, [2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc] in ch-1 space, dc in next 8 sts, turn.
Row 6: Change to B, ch 2, skip first st, Fpdc around next dc, [hdc in next dc, Fpdc around next dc] 4 times, [2 hdc, ch 1, 2 hdc] in ch-1 space, [Fpdc around next dc, hdc in next dc] 5 times, turn.
Row 7: Ch 3, skip first st, dc in next 11 sts, [2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc] in ch-1 space, dc in next 12 sts, turn.
Row 8: Change to C, ch 2, skip first st, Fpdc around next dc, [hdc in next dc, Fpdc around next dc] 6 times, [2 hdc, ch 1, 2 hdc] in ch-1 space, [Fpdc around next dc, hdc in next dc] 7 times, turn.
Row 9: Ch 3, skip first st, dc in next 15 sts, [2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc] in ch-1 space, dc in next 16 sts, turn.
Row 10: Change to D, ch 2, skip first st, Fpdc around next dc, [hdc in next dc, Fpdc around next dc] 8 times, [2 hdc, ch 1, 2 hdc] in ch-1 space, [Fpdc around next dc, hdc in next dc] 9 times, turn.
Row 11: Ch 3, skip first st, dc in next 19 sts, [2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc] in ch-1 space, dc in next 20 sts, turn.
Row 12: Change to E, ch 2, skip first st, Fpdc around next dc, [hdc in next dc, Fpdc around next dc] 10 times, [2 hdc, ch 1, 2 hdc] in ch-1 space, [Fpdc around next dc, hdc in next dc] 11 times, turn.
Row 13: Ch 3, skip first st, dc in next 23 sts, [2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc] in ch-1 space, dc in next 24 sts, turn.
Row 14: Change to F, ch 2, skip first st, Fpdc around next dc, [hdc in next dc, Fpdc around next dc] 12 times, [2 hdc, ch 1, 2 hdc] in ch-1 space, [Fpdc around next dc, hdc in next dc] 13 times, turn.
Row 15: Ch 3, skip first st, dc in next 27 sts, [dc, ch 1, dc) in ch-1 space, dc in next 28 sts. Fasten off.

FINISHING

With Squares facing in same direction, arrange Squares into 6 rows of 5 Squares each. Sew Squares together.

Border

Rnd 1: With right side facing, join G with slip st in top right corner st, ch 3, [2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc] in same st, work 123 dc evenly across top edge, [2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc] in top left corner, work 149 dc evenly across left side, [2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc] in bottom left corner, work 123 dc evenly across bottom edge, [2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc] in bottom right corner, work 149 dc evenly across right side, slip st to top of beginning ch to join.
Rnd 2: Ch 2, Fpdc around next dc, [2 hdc, ch 1, 2 hdc] in ch-1 space, Fpdc around next dc, [hdc in next dc, Fpdc around next dc] 63 times, [2 hdc, ch 1, 2 hdc] in ch-1 space, Fpdc around next dc, [hdc in next dc, Fpdc around next dc] 76 times, [2 hdc, ch 1, 2 hdc] in ch-1 space, Fpdc around next dc, [hdc in next dc, Fpdc around next dc] 63 times, [2 hdc, ch 1, 2 hdc] in ch-1 space, Fpdc around next dc, [hdc in next dc, Fpdc around next dc] 75 times, slip st to top of beginning ch to join.
Rnd 3: Ch 3, dc in next 3 sts, [2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc] in ch-1 space, *dc in each st to next ch-1 space, [2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc] in ch-1 space; repeat from * twice more, dc in each st to beginning of rnd, slip st to top of beginning ch to join.

Fasten off. Weave in ends.

 

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This is so beautiful. The deep tones of the various colors used blended well together to form a unique-looking mitered throw. Will look grand when place on top of the living room sofa. Wow!

When doing this square, 2 sides are not "finished" . How do you sew them into the next square? thank you

fpdc. Front post double crochet. I answered my own question

What is fpdc?

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