Crochet Corner to Corner Throw
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Crochet Corner to Corner Throw


This gorgeous throw, crocheted with Red Heart® Super Saver®, is sure to become a treasured heirloom to be enjoyed for generations to come.
Designed by Catherine Watson
Craft Time: varies
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • RED HEART® "Super Saver®", Art. E300 (4 medium) available in Solid Colors - 7 oz (198g), 364 yd (333m); Multi Colors - 5 oz (141g), 244 yd (223m); Flecks - 5 oz (141g), 260 yd (238m) skeins:
    we used: 3 Skeins 316 Soft White CA, 4 skeins 885 Delft Blue CB, 6 skeins 310 Monet Print CC
  • Crochet Hook: 5mm [US H-8]
  • Yarn Needle
 

Project Instructions

Step: 1

SIZE
Throw measures 67-inches x 67-inches square (including edging).


Step: 2

GAUGE
6 blocks = 4-inches; 6 rows = 4-inches in pattern. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.


Step: 3

To change color in dc: Work last dc before color change until 2 loops are left on hook, drop color in use, with next color to be used draw through 2 loops on hook and continue with new color.


Step: 4

With CA, ch 6.


Step: 5

Row 1 (Right Side): Dc in 4th ch from hook and in next 2 ch; turn - 1 block made.


Step: 6

Row 2: Ch 6, dc in 4th ch from hook and in next 2 ch, (slip st, ch 3, 3 dc) all in ch-3 space of previous row changing to CB in last dc; turn - 2 blocks made.


Step: 7

Row 3: With CB, ch 6, dc in 4th ch from hook and in next 2 ch, [(slip st, ch 3, 3 dc) all in next ch-3 space of previous row] twice; turn - 3 blocks made.


Step: 8

Row 4: Ch 6, dc in 4th ch from hook and in next 2 ch, [(slip st, ch 3, 3 dc) all in next ch-3 space of previous row] 3 times; turn - 4 blocks made.


Step: 9

Continue in in this manner, increasing 1 block on each row until there are 96 blocks across AND working Stripe pattern as follows: 2 more rows CB, 2 rows CA, [7 rows CC, 2 rows CA, 2 rows CB, 2 rows CA, 7 rows CC, 2 rows CA, 4 rows CB, 2 rows CA] 3 times, 4 rows CB.


Step: 10

Now work in decreasing rows as follows:


Step: 11

Row 97: With CC, slip st across first 3 dc, * (slip st, ch 3, 3 dc) all in next ch-3 space of previous row; repeat from * to last ch-3 space; slip st in last space; turn, do NOT make a block in last space - 95 blocks.


Step: 12

Repeat Row 97 for decreasing block pattern and work 2 more rows with CC, [2 rows CA, 2 rows CB, 2 rows CA, 7 rows CC, 2 rows, CA, 4 rows CB, 2 rows CA, 7 rows CC] 3 times, 2 rows CA, 2 rows CB, 2 rows CA, 2 rows CC - 1 block remains. Fasten off.


Step: 13

Edging: With right side facing, attach CA in same ch-3 space as last slip st; ch 3, 4 dc in same space, * sc in center dc of next block, 3 dc in next ch-3 space or over dc; ch 3, slip st in top of last dc -picot made; 2 dc in same space, sc in center dc of next block, 5 dc in next space; repeat from * to corner; (4 dc, picot, 3 dc) all in corner space; repeat from * around, adjusting if necessary at corners and end of rnd; join with a slip st in top of ch-3. Fasten off. Weave in ends.


Step: 14

ABBREVIATIONS
CA, CB, CC = color A, B, C
ch = chain
dc = double crochet
mm = millimeters
rnd = round
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch (es)
* = repeat whatever follows the * as indicated
[] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified


Tips

Use photo as a guide and follow manufacturer’s instructions for all products used.