Random Squares Throw

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Random Squares Throw

designed by Kim Biddix
Free Pattern
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Single Size
Afghan measures approximately 50"/127 cm wide by 66"/168 cm long
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The materials for this project cost $73.34

Step 1:

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Size:

  • Single Size
Finished Measurements
Afghan measures approximately 50"/127 cm wide by 66"/168 cm long

Step 2:

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

B

Simply Soft | Victorian Rose, 9721Edit Color
$17.16

C

Simply Soft | Country Blue, 9710Edit Color
$17.16

A

Simply Soft Heathers | Grey Heather, 9509Edit Color
$17.16

D

Simply Soft Heathers | Woodland Heather, 9503Edit Color
$17.16

Aluminum Crochet Hook 6"

Size N15/9mm
$2.20

Bent Tip Steel Yarn Needles

Sizes 13 & 16 2/Pkg
$2.50
The materials for this project cost $73.34

Abbreviations

Ch(s) = Chain(s)

Dc = double crochet

hdc = half double crochet

sc = single crochet

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Finished Measurements
Afghan measures approximately 50"/127 cm wide by 66"/168 cm long

MATERIALS

Simply Soft (170 g/6. oz;288 m/315 yds)
B Victorian Rose (9721) 4
C Country Blue (9710) 4
Simply Soft Heathers (141 g/5. oz;228 m/250 yds)
A Grey Heather (9509) 4
D Woodland Heather (9503) 4

GAUGE

Gauge is not critical for this project; squares shown measure 8"/20 cm

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTES
Afghan is worked using 2 strands of yarn throughout. J

oin rounds with a slip st in stitch indicated.
Assemble squares as shown on diagram, or as desired.

 

SQUARE (make 48 – 12 in each color)
Using a double strand of appropriate color, chain 4; join with a slip st to form a ring.
Round 1 (RS): Ch 3 (counts as first dc here and throughout), work 15 dc in ring, join in top of beginning ch—16 dc.
Round 2: Ch 4 (counts as dc, ch 1) * dc in next dc, ch 1; repeat from * around, join in third ch of beginning ch-4.
Round 3: Slip st in first ch-1 space, ch 3, work [dc, ch 2, 2 dc] in same space (first corner shell made), ch 1, hdc in next ch-1 space, ch 1, sc in next ch-1 space, ch 1, hdc in next ch-1 space, ch 1, * work shell in next ch-1 space, ch 1, hdc in next ch-1 space, ch 1, sc in next ch-1 space, ch 1, hdc in next ch-1 space, ch 1; repeat from * around, join to first dc.
Round 4: Slip st in next dc and in first ch-2 space, ch 3, work [dc, ch 2, 2 dc] in same space (first corner shell), ch 2, [hdc in next ch-1 space, ch 2] 4 times, * work shell in ch-2 space of next shell, ch 2, [hdc in next ch-1 space, ch 2] 4 times; repeat from * around, join to first dc.
Round 5: Slip st in next dc and in first ch-2 space, ch 3, work [dc, ch 2, 2 dc] in same space (first corner shell), [work 2 dc in next ch-2 space] 5 times, * work shell in ch-2 space of next shell, [work 2 dc in next ch-2 space] 5 times; repeat from * around, join to first dc.
Fasten off; using yarn needle, weave in all ends.

 

ASSEMBLY
Referring to diagram, lay squares on a flat surface. Using yarn needle and a double strand of yarn, join completed squares into 6 strips of 8, then join strips together as follows: With RS's together, working in back loops only, join pieces using whipstitch.
Border: With RS facing, join a double strand of D with a slip st in any corner ch-2 space.
Round1: Ch 1, work 3 sc in same st, * sc in next 14 sts, [sc between squares, sc in next 14 sts] across to next corner, work 3 sc in corner; repeat from * 2 times, sc in next 14 sts [sc between squares, sc in next 14 sts] to beginning, join to first sc.
Round 2: Ch 2, working in back loops only, hdc in each sc around, join in second ch of beginning ch-2.
Fasten off.
Using yarn needle, weave in remaining ends.