Country Blossom Crochet Throw

Country Blossom Crochet Throw :

Country Blossom Throw

INTERMEDIATE
Designed by Melissa Leapman

Throw measures 52″ x 69″.

Crochet Hook: 5.5mm [US I-9].

Yarn needle.

GAUGE: Square = 5 ¾”. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

Special Stitch:
Popcorn: Work 4 dc into next sc, remove st from hook, insert hook in first dc, pull st through dc to close Popcorn.

 

THROW

Square (Make 108 total)

With A, ch 4. Slip st in first st to form ring.

Round 1 (Right Side): Ch 1, work 8 sc in ring, slip st in first sc to join – 8 sc.

Round 2: Ch 1, work 2 sc in each sc around, slip st in first sc to join – 16 sc. Fasten off A.

Round 3: With right side facing, join B with slip st in any sc, ch 1, work 2 sc in each sc around, slip st in first sc to join – 32 sc.

Round 4: Ch 1, sc in same sc as slip st, [ch 3, skip next sc, Popcorn in next sc, ch 3, sc in next sc] 7 times, ch 3, skip next sc, Popcorn in next sc, ch 3, slip st in first sc to join – 8 Popcorns. Fasten off B.

Round 5: With right side facing, join C with slip st in any Popcorn, ch 1, sc in same Popcorn, [5 dc in next sc, sc in next Popcorn, 3 sc in next sc, sc in next Popcorn] 3 times, 5 dc in next sc, sc in next Popcorn, 3 sc in next sc, slip st in first sc to join.

Round 6: Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in next 2 dc, [(dc, ch 3, dc) in next dc, dc in next 9 sts] 3 times, (dc, ch 3, dc) in next dc, dc in next 6 sts, slip st in top of ch-3.

Round 7: Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in next 3 dc, [(dc, ch 3, dc) in next ch-3 space, dc in next 11 sts] 3 times, (dc, ch 3, dc) in next ch-3 space, dc in next 7 dc, slip st in top of ch-3.

Fasten off C.

Round 8: With right side facing, join A with slip st in any corner ch-3 space, ch 1, [(sc, ch 3, sc) in ch-3 space, sc in next 13 dc] 4 times, slip st in first sc to join.

Round 9: Ch 1, sc in same sc, [(sc, ch 3, sc) in next ch-3 space, sc in next 15 sc] 3 times, (sc, ch 3, sc) in next ch-3 space, sc in next 14 sc, slip st in first sc to join Fasten off.

Finishing

With right side facing, arrange Squares into 12 Strips of 9 Squares each. Using A, whipstitch Squares together through back loops. Whipstitch Strips together.

Border Round: With right side facing, join A with slip st in any corner ch-3 space, ch 3, (2 dc, ch 5, slip st into 3rd ch from hook, ch 1, 3 dc) in same corner ch-3 space, skip next 3 sc, *(3 dc, ch 3, slip st in 3rd ch from hook, 3 dc) in next sc (shell made), (skip next 4 sc, shell in next sc) twice, skip next 3 sc and ch-1 space, shell in next joining ch-space; repeat from * around, working (3 dc, ch 5, slip st
in 3rd ch from hook, ch 1, 3 dc) in each corner ch-3 space, slip st in top of ch-3. Fasten off.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS: ch = chain; ch-space = chain space; dc = double crochet; mm = millimeters; st(s) = stitch(es); * = repeat whatever follows the * as indicated; [ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified.

Pattern © by Coats & Clark Inc.

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