Knitting for home Motif throw crochet pattern

Motif throw crochet pattern

Throw crochet pattern



FINISHED MEASUREMENTS

43 inches wide x 54 inches long

MATERIALS

Lion Brand Yarn Vanna's Choice medium (worsted) weight acrylic yarn (3 1/2oz/170 yds/100g per skein):

7 skeins #133 brick

3 skeins each #134 terra-cotta and #158 mustard

Size K/10 1/2/6.5mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge

Tapestry needle

GAUGE

Motif = 6 inches square

PATTERN NOTES

Weave in loose ends as work progresses.

Join with slip stitch as indicated unless otherwise stated.

Chain-3 at beginning of round counts as first double crochet unless otherwise stated.

SPECIAL STITCH

Long front post double crochet (lng fpdc): Yo, insert hook front to back to front around indicated st, yo, draw up lp level with working rad and complete fpdc.

THROW

MOTIF

Make 72.

Rnd 1 (RS): With terra-cotta, ch 4, 15 dc in 4th ch from hook (3 sk chs count as first dc), join (see Pattern Notes) in 4th ch of beg ch-4. (16 dc)

Rnd 2: Ch 3 (see Pattern Notes), dc in same st as beg ch-3, fpdc around next st, [2 dc in next st, fpdc around next st] 7 times, change color to mustard, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. (16 dc, 8 fpdc)

Rnd 3: Ch 3, dc in same st as beg ch-3, 2 dc in next st, lng fpdc (see Special Stitch) around same dc of rnd 1 as fpdc of rnd 2, [2 dc in each of next 2 dc, lng fpdc around same dc of rnd 1 as fpdc of rnd 2] 7 times, change color to brick, join in beg ch-3. (32 dc, 8 lng fpdc)

Rnd 4: Ch 3, 2 dc in each of next 2 dc, dc in next dc, lng fpdc simultaneously around lng fpdc of rnd 3 and fpdc of rnd 2, [dc in next dc, 2 dc in each of next 2 dc, dc in next dc, lng fpdc simultaneously around lng fpdc of rnd 3 and fpdc of rnd 2] 7 times, join in beg ch-3. (48 dc, 8 fpdc)

Rnd 5: Ch 3, hdc in each of next 2 sts, sc in each of next 2 sts, sl st in each of next 3 sts, sc in each of next 2 sts, hdc in each of next 2 sts, dc in next st, (dc, ch 3, dc) in next st, [dc in next st, hdc in each of next 2 sts, sc in each of next 2 sts, sl st in each of next 3 sts, sc in each of next 2 sts, hdc in each of next 2 sts, dc in next st, (dc, ch 3, dc) in next st] 7 times, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. Fasten off. (60 sts)

ASSEMBLY

With length of brick and tapestry needle, whipstitch edges through back lps (see illustration) along edges of Motifs, sk sl sts on each side of Motif, leaving these sl sts unsewn.

EDGING

Rnd 1 (RS): Working in back lps only, join mustard in any corner ch-3 sp, ch 1, 3 sc in same ch-3 sp, [sc in back lp across to sl sts, ch 3, sk sl sts, sc in each st to next corner ch-3 sp, 3 sc in corner ch-3 sp] around, join in beg sc, turn.

Rnd 2: Working in both lps, ch 1, sc in same st as beg ch-1, [sc in each st across to ch-3 sp above sl sts, sc in each of next 3 chs, sc in each sc to center corner sc, 3 sc in center corner sc] around, join in beg sc. Fasten off.

Block lightly.

Design by Linda Dean

Illustration