Zigzag Post Stitch Throw
This soft and sophisticated throw features an attractive zigzag post stitch and is perfect for any décor.
- RED HEART “Soft Yarn”:
4 balls 4600 White A
5 balls 9440 Grey Heather B
or colors of choice
- Crochet Hook: K-10.5 [6.5mm]
- Yarn Needle
10 sts = 3-inches; 8 rows = 3-inches in pattern. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.
44-inches x 58-inches (111.76cm x 147.32cm).
Trcl (treble cluster) = [yo] twice, working all on right side of fabric insert hook into same st 3 rows below as last tr and draw up a loop, [yo and draw through 2 loops] twice, skip next 3 sts 3 rows below, [yo] twice and draw up a loop in next ch-1 space, [yo and draw through 2 loops] twice, yo and draw through all 3 loops.
To Change Color in Dc: Work last dc before color change until 2 loops remain on hook, drop color in use, with next color to be used yo and draw through 2 loops on hook; continue with new color.
ch = chain
dc = double crochet
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch (es)
tr = treble crochet
yo = yarn over
* or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated
 = work directions in brackets the number of times specified.
When changing colors, drop old color to wrong side, then pick it up again when needed.
With A, ch 144
Row 1 (Wrong Side): Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across; turn - 143 sc.
Row 2 (Right Side): Ch 1, sc in first 3 sc, * ch 1, skip next sc, sc in next 3 sc; repeat from * across; turn.
Row 3: Ch 3, skip first sc, dc in each sc and ch (work into the ch, not the space) across, changing to B in last dc; turn.
Row 4: Ch 1, sc in first dc, working all on right side of fabric, tr in first skipped st 3 rows below, skip next dc, sc in next dc, ch 1, skip next dc, sc in next dc, * trcl in last and next skipped sts 3 rows below, skip next dc, sc in next dc, ch 1, skip next dc, sc in next dc; repeat from * to last 2 dc; tr in same st as 2nd leg of last trcl, skip next dc, sc in top of ch-3; turn.
Row 5: Ch 3, skip first sc, dc in each sc across changing to A in last sc; turn.
Repeat Rows 4 and 5 for pattern, working 2 rows of each color, until 56-inches from beginning, end by working Row 4 with A.
Next Row: Ch 1, sc in each st across; turn to work edging.
With right side facing, ch 1, sc in first st, * ch 2, skip 1 st, sc in next st; repeat from * to next corner; ch 2, sc in next sc row end down side, ** ch 2, sc in next sc row end; repeat from ** to corner; ch 2 ***, sc in first st on lower edge; repeat from * around, end at ***; join with a slip st in first sc. Fasten off. Weave in ends.
Use photo as a guide and follow manufacturer’s instructions for all products used.