Super Quick Mudslide Mini Throw
If you are looking for a quick and easy crochet pattern, make this Super Quick Mudslide Mini Throw. With only one ball of yarn, this crochet afghan works up fast. This throw is the ideal lapghan but the pattern allows you the option of using two balls and making this chocolate brown blanket a little bigger. The beautiful stitching and simple look of this fast crochet pattern are enough to make you want to make it. Add in the swiftness of the work and there's no reason to say no to this lovely throw.
For Larger Afghan (39“ X 45”), purchase 2 balls of yarn and chain 108.
Crochet HookL/11 or 8 mm hook
Yarn Weight(5) Bulky/Chunky (12-15 stitches for 4 inches)
Crochet Gauge2 repeats = 9” (23 cm); 6 rows = 5 1/4” (14 cm) in pattern. CHECK YOUR TENSION. Use any size hook to obtain the tension.
Finished SizeThrow measures approximately 30” x 30” (76cm x 76cm)
- RED HEART® Comfort® Chunky: Art N405, 1 - 360g ball solid color
- Crochet Hook: 8.00 mm (US L-11)
- Yarn sewing needle
Row 1 (Wrong Side): Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in next 2 ch, * ch 3, skip next 3 ch, sc in next ch, ch 3, skip next 2 ch, sc in next ch, ch 3, skip next 3 ch, sc in next 3 ch; rep from * across; turn.
Row 2 (Right Side): Ch 4, skip first sc, 3 tr in next sc, skip next ch-3 sp; (2trcl, ch 3, 2trcl, ch 3, 2trcl) all in next ch-3 sp - tr shell made; skip next ch-3 sp, *skip next sc, 5 tr in next sc, skip sc and ch-3 sp, tr shell in next ch-3 sp; rep from * to last 3 sc; skip next sc, 3 tr in next sc, tr in last sc; turn.
Row 3: Ch 1, sc in next 3 tr, * skip next tr, [ch 3, sc in next ch-3 sp] twice, ch 3, skip next tr, sc in next 3 tr, rep from * across working last sc in top of ch-4; turn. Rep Rows 2 and 3 14 more times, then rep Row 2 once more.
Last Row: Ch 1, sc in first 3 tr, * skip next tr, ch 3, sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 2, sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3, skip next tr, sc in next 3 tr; rep from * across working last sc in top of ch-4; turn. Do not fasten off but work Edging as follows:
Edging-Rnd 1: Ch 1, * (sc, ch 1, sc) all in first sc, sc in next 2 sc, ** 2 sc in ch-3 sp, sc in next sc, sc in ch-2 sp, sc in next sc, 2 sc in ch-3 sp ***, sc in next 3 sc; rep from ** to last 3 sc, end at ***; sc in next 2 sc, (sc, ch 1, sc) all in last sc; turn to work down side edge; **** work 3 sc over tr at edge, sc in st at end of next row; rep from **** to next corner st; turn to work across bottom edge; work in same manner across bottom and then next side edge; join with a sl st in first sc.
- (SPECIAL) 2trcl
- * [yo] twice, draw up a loop in st, [yo and draw through 2 loops on hook] twice; rep from * once more; yo and draw through all 3 loops on hook
- double crochet
- single crochet
- * or ** or *** or ****
- repeat whatever follows the * or ** or *** or **** as indicated
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