Pennsylvania Dutch Throw

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Pennsylvania Dutch Throw

designed by Kim Guzman
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A bold throw blanket from the state that brought you Brotherly Love and the Liberty Bell. 

Single Size
Approx. 43"/109 cm wide x 52"/132 cm long
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The materials for this project cost $49.65

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Size:

  • Single Size
Finished Measurements
Approx. 43"/109 cm wide x 52"/132 cm long

Step 2:

Click each color to change it or go with the colors recommended by the designer

Contrast A

One Pound | Cream, 10589Edit Color
$8.99

Contrast B

One Pound | Claret, 10562Edit Color
$8.99

Contrast C

One Pound | Sunflower, 10549Edit Color
$8.99

Contrast D

One Pound | Midnight Blue, 10546Edit Color
$8.99

Contrast E

One Pound | Forest Green, 10534Edit Color
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Aluminum Crochet Hook 6"

Size I9/5.5mm
$2.20

Bent Tip Steel Yarn Needles

Sizes 13 & 16 2/Pkg
$2.50
The materials for this project cost $49.65

Abbreviations

Ch(s) = Chain(s)

Dc = double crochet

RS = right side

sc = single crochet

Sl st = Slip stitch

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Finished Measurements
Approx. 43"/109 cm wide x 52"/132 cm long

MATERIALS

Blanket
One Pound (454 g/16. oz;742 m/812 yds)
Contrast A Cream (10589) 1
Contrast B Claret (10562) 1
Contrast C Sunflower (10549) 1
Contrast D Midnight Blue (10546) 1
Contrast E Forest Green (10534) 1

GAUGE

Rounds 1 and 2 of motif = 3 x 3"/7.5 x 7.5 cm; 1 motif = 9 x 9"/23 x 23 cm; in single crochet 9 sc and 10 rows = 3 x 3"/7.5 x 7.5 cm.

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTES

1. Weave in ends as work progresses.

2. To change color, work old color to last yarn over; yarn over with new color and draw through all loops on hook. Continue work with new color. Do not carry unused yarn colors along; join a new ball for each section of color.

3. On chart, each square represents one single crochet. Read odd-numbered rows from right to left, even-numbered rows from left to right.

 

TULIP MOTIF (make 10 – 6 in first color combination, and 4 in second color combination)

First color combination: background color A, tulip color B.

Second color combination: background color C, tulip color B.

With background color, chain 24.

Row 1 (RS): Sc in second ch from hook and in each remaining ch across, turn—23 sc.

Rows 2–23: Ch 1, sc in each sc across; changing color as shown in tulip chart, turn. Do not fasten off at end of Row 23. Begin working in rounds.

Round 24: With background color, ch 1, work 21 sc evenly spaced along each edge, working 3 sc in each corner; join with slip st in first sc—96 sc. Fasten off background color.

Round 25: Join tulip color with sc in center sc of any 3-sc corner, 2 sc in same sc (corner made), sc in each sc around, working 3 sc in center sc of each 3-sc corner; join with slip st in first sc—104 sc. Fasten off tulip color.

Surface Slip Stitch Tulip Outline

With RS of motif facing, hold hook on RS of piece and tulip color on WS of piece.  Insert hook from RS to WS near edge of tulip, yarn over and draw loop through to RS of piece; *move hook slightly forward and insert again from RS to WS, yarn over and draw loop through to RS and through loop on hook (surface slip st completed); repeat from * working around entire edge of tulip to outline. Fasten off tulip color.

 

SOLID MOTIF (make 10 – 6 with D and 4 with E)

Chain 5; join with slip st in first ch to form a ring.

Round 1: Ch 3 (counts as first dc here and throughout), 2 dc in ring, ch 2, [3 dc in ring, ch 2] 3 times; join with slip st in top of beginning ch—12 dc and 4 ch-3 sps.

Round 2: Ch 3, dc in next 2 dc, [5 dc in next ch-2 sp, dc in next 3 dc] 3 times, 5 dc in last ch-2 sp; join with slip st in top of beginning ch—32 dc.

Round 3: Ch 4 (counts as dc, ch 1), [sk next dc, dc in next 3 dc, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in next dc (corner made), dc in next 3 dc, ch 1] 3 times, sk next dc, dc in next 3 dc, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in next dc (corner made), dc in last 2 dc; join with slip st in 3rd ch of beginning ch—4 ch-2 corner sps, 4 ch-1 sides sps, and 10 dc along each side.

Round 4: Ch 3, dc in first ch-1 space, dc in next 5 dc, [5 dc in next ch-2 sp, dc in next 5 dc, dc in next ch-1 sp, dc in next 5 dc] 3 times, 5 dc in last ch-2 sp, dc in last 4 dc; join with slip st in top of of beginning ch—64 dc.

Round 5: Ch 3, dc in next 8 dc, [(2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in next dc, dc in next 15 dc] 3 times, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in next dc, dc in last 6 dc; join with slip st in top of beginning ch—4 ch-2 corner sps and 19 dc along each side.

Round 6: Ch 1, sc in each dc around, working 3 sc in each corner ch-2 sp; join with slip st in first sc—88 sc.

Round 7: Ch 1, sc in each sc around, working 3 sc in center sc of each 3-sc corner; join with slip st in first sc—96 sc. Fasten off.

Round 8: Join B with sc in center sc of any 3-sc corner, 2 sc in same sc, sc in each remaining sc around, working 3 sc in center sc of each 3-sc corner; join with slip st in first sc—104 sc. Fasten off B.

 

FINISHING

Arrange squares according to assembly diagram. Hold neighboring squares with RS together. Whip stitch neighboring sides of squares together, sewing through front loops of each sc only.

Edging

With RS facing, join B with slip st in center sc of any 3-sc corner.

Round 1: Ch 3, 2 dc in same sc as join; work 133 dc evenly spaced along each long edge, and 109 dc evenly spaced along each short edge, working 3 dc in center sc of each 3-sc corner; join with slip st in top of beginning ch—496 dc. Fasten off B.

Round 2: With RS facing, join E with slip st in 3rd dc of any 3-dc corner; ch 3 (counts as first dc here and throughout), dc in next 2 dc, *ch 3, sk next 3 dc, dc in next 3 dc; repeat from * to center dc of next 3-dc corner, ch 3, sk next dc (center dc of 3-dc corner)**, dc in next 3 dc; repeat from * around, ending last repeat at **; join with slip st in top of beginning ch—252 dc and 84 ch-3 sps. Fasten off E.

Round 3: With RS facing, join C with slip st in skipped center dc of any 3-dc corner of Round 1, ch 3, working over ch-3 corner sp, 4 dc in same dc as join, *ch 3, sk next 3 dc, working over ch-3 sp, dc in next 3 skipped dc of Round 1; repeat from * to last 3-dc before corner, ch 3, sk next 3 dc**, working over ch-3 corner sp, 5 dc in skipped center dc of 3-dc corner of Round 1; repeat from * around, ending last repeat at **; join with slip st in top of beginning ch. Fasten off C.

Round 4: Join E with slip st in center dc of any 5-dc corner, ch 1, 3 sc in same dc as join, sc in next 2 dc, working over ch-3 sp, sc in next 3 skipped dc of Round 2, *sc in next 3 dc, working over ch-3 sp, sc in next 3 skipped dc of Round 2; repeat from * to next 5-dc corner, sc in next 2 dc**, 3 sc in next dc (center dc of corner), sc in next 2 dc; repeat from * around, ending last repeat at **; join with slip st in first sc.

Round 5: Slip st in next 2 sc, ch 3, dc in next 2 sc, *ch 3, sk next 3 sc, dc in next 3 sts; repeat from * to center sc of next 3-sc corner, ch 3, sk next sc (center sc of corner)**, dc in next 3 sc; repeat from * around, ending last repeat at **; join with slip st in top of beginning ch. Fasten off E.

Round 6: Join C with slip st in skipped center sc of any 3-sc corner of Round 4, ch 3, working over ch-3 corner sp, 4 dc in same sc as join, *ch 3, sk next 3 dc, working over ch-3 sp, dc in next 3 skipped sc of Round 4; repeat from * to last 3-dc before corner, ch 3, sk next 3 dc**, working over ch-3 corner sp, 5 dc in skipped corner sc of Round 4; repeat from * around, ending last repeat at **; join with slip st in top of beginning ch. Fasten off C.

Round 7: Join B with sc in center dc of any 5-dc corner, 2 sc in same dc as join, sc in next 2 dc, working over ch-3 sp, sc in next 3 skipped dc of Round 5, *sc in next 3 dc, working over ch-3 sp, sc in next 3 skipped dc of Round 5; repeat from * to next 5-dc corner, sc in next 2 dc**, 3 sc in next dc (center dc of corner), sc in next 2 dc, working over ch-3 sp, sc in next 3 skipped dc of Round 5; repeat from * around, ending last repeat at **; join with slip st in first sc.

Round 8: Ch 3, dc in each sc around, working 5 dc in center sc of each 3-sc corner; join with slip st in top of beginning ch. Fasten off B.

Using yarn needle, weave in all ends.