Soft Stripes Throw

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Soft Stripes Throw

designed by Tammy Hildebrand
Free Pattern
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Rich, textured pastel stripes.

Sizes

Single Size
approximately 45"/114cm wide x 62"/157.5cm long
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The materials for this project cost $26.15

Step 1:

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Size:

  • Single Size
Throw
approximately 45"/114cm wide x 62"/157.5cm long

Step 2:

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

Contrast A

Simply Soft | Select your Shade, Edit Color
$0.00

Contrast B

Simply Soft | Sage, 9705Edit Color
$12.87

Contrast C

Simply Soft | Victorian Rose, 9721Edit Color
$8.58

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 $26.15

Abbreviations

Ch(s) = Chain(s)

Dc = double crochet

Popcorn = 5 dc in next st. Remove hook and insert in first dc of group, catch loop of last dc and draw through first dc, making sure that popcorn lies on right side of work.

sc = single crochet

shell = 4 tr in indicated ch (2nd ch of ch-3 space of next V-st).

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Throw
approximately 45"/114cm wide x 62"/157.5cm long

MATERIALS

Blanket
Simply Soft
Contrast A () 4
Simply Soft (170 g/6. oz;288 m/315 yds)
Contrast B Sage (9705) 3
Contrast C Victorian Rose (9721) 2

GAUGE

In basket weave pattern, 12 sts and 7 1/2 rows = 4"/10cm 
In shell patterns, post and shell panel = 6 1/4"/16cm wide, shell and popcorn panel = 5"/12.5cm wide Gauge is not critical for this project

INSTRUCTIONS

SPECIAL TERMS

FPdc: Front-post double crochet—Yarn over, insert hook from front to back and then to front again around post of stitch, yarn over and draw up loop, complete as dc.
BPdc: Back-post double crochet—Yarn over, insert hook from back to front and then to back again around post of stitch, yarn over and draw up loop, complete as dc.
FPtr: Front-post treble crochet—[Yarn over] twice, insert hook from front to back and then to front again around post of stitch, yarn over and draw up a loop, complete as tr.
BPtr: Back-post treble crochet—[Yarn over] twice, insert hook from back to front and then to back again around post of stitch, yarn over and draw up a loop, complete as tr.
shell: 5 dc in indicated space.

BASKET WEAVE PANEL (make 4)
With A, ch 13.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each remaining ch across, turn—12 sc.
Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as first dc here and throughout), dc in each st across, turn.
Row 3: Ch 3, [FPtr around next 2 sts, BPtr around next 2 sts] twice, FPtr around next 2 sts, dc in last st, turn—2 dc, 6 FPtr, and 4 BPtr.
Row 4: Ch 2 (counts as hdc here and throughout), [BPdc around next 2 sts, FPdc around next 2 sts] twice, BPdc around next 2 sts, hdc in last st, turn—2 hdc, 4 FPdc, and 6 BPdc.
Row 5: Ch 3, [BPtr around next 2 sts, FPtr around next 2 sts] twice, BPtr around next 2 sts, dc in last st, turn—2 dc, 6 BPtr, and 4 FPtr.
Row 6: Ch 2, [FPdc around next 2 sts, BPdc around next 2 sts] twice, FPdc around next 2 sts, hdc in last st, turn—2 hdc, 6 FPdc, and 4 BPdc.
Rows 7–110: Repeat Rows 3–6.twenty-six times.
Rows 111-–113: Repeat Rows 3–5. Row 114: Ch 1, sc in each st across, do not turn.
Side Edging
Row 1: Working in ends of rows, sc in end of first 2 rows, *2 sc in end of next row, sc in end of next row; repeat from * across side edge—170 sc. Fasten off.
Join A with sc in edge of first row on opposite side edge, repeat Row 1 across opposite side edge. Fasten off.

POST AND SHELL PANEL (make 3)
With B, ch 22.
Row 1 (RS): Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across—21 sc.
Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as dc here and throughout), [dc in next sc, skip next 2 sc, shell in next sc, skip next 2 sc] 3 times, dc in last 2 sc, turn—6 dc, and 3 shells.
Row 3: Ch 2 (counts as hdc here and throughout), [BPdc around next st, ch 2, sk next 2 dc, sc in center dc of next shell, ch 2, sk next 2 dc] 3 times, BPdc around next st, hdc in last st, turn—2 hdc, 4 BPdc, 3 sc, and 6 ch-2 sps.
Row 4: Ch 3, [FPdc around next st, sk next ch-2 sp, shell in next sc, sk next ch-2 sp] 3 times, FPdc around next st, dc in last st, turn—2 dc, 4 FPdc, and 3 shells.
Rows 5–113: Repeat Rows 3 and 4 fifty-four times, then repeat Row 3 once more.
Row 114: Ch 1, sc in first 2 sts, sc in each ch and st across, do not turn—21 sc.
Side Edging
Work as for basket weave panel side edging.

SHELL AND POPCORN PANEL (make 2)
With C, ch 18.
Row 1 (RS): Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each remaining ch across—17 sc.
Row 2: Ch 1, sc in first sc, [skip next 3 sc, ch 1, open-shell in next sc, skip next 3 sc, ch 1, sc in next sc] twice, turn—3 sc, 2 open-shells, and 4 ch-1 sps.
Row 3: Ch 6 (counts as dc, ch 3), sc in center dc of next open-shell, ch 3, pc in next sc, ch 4, sc in center dc of next open-shell, ch 3, dc in last sc, turn—2 dc, 2 sc, 1 pc, 2 ch-3 sps, and 1 ch-4 sp.
Row 4: Ch 1, sc in first dc, ch 1, open-shell in next sc, ch 1, sc in top of next pc, ch 1, open-shell in next sc, ch 1, sc in 3rd ch of turning ch, turn—3 sc, 2 open-shells, and 4 ch-1 sps.
Rows 5–113: Repeat Rows 3 and 4 fifty-four times, then repeat Row 3 once more.
Row 114: Ch 1, sc in first 2 sts, sc in each ch and st across, do not turn—21 sc.
Side Edging
Work as for basket weave panel side edging.

FINISHING 
Arrange panels according to assembly diagram. Using yarn needle, whipstitch panels together through back loops only. Using yarn needle, weave in all remaining ends.