Urban Granny Throw

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Urban Granny Throw

designed by Margret Willson
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A modern spin on a classic design, this throw will give you the stye you want while keeping you warm.

Measurements

Single Size
Throw measures approximately 56"/142cm wide x 61"/155cm
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Throw measures approximately 56"/142cm wide x 61"/155cm

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A

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B

Simply Soft | White, 9701Edit Color
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C

Simply Soft | Black, 9727Edit Color
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Aluminum Crochet Hook 6"

Size H8/5mm
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Tapestry Needle Set

3/Pkg
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The materials for this project cost $29.64

Abbreviations

Dc = double crochet

Dc3tog = (Yoh and draw up a loop in next st. Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) 3 times. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook.

dcbp = Yoh and draw up a loop around post of next st at back of work inserting hook from right to left. (Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice - 1 dcbp made.

Dcfp = Yoh and draw up a loop around post of next st at front of work inserting hook from right to left. (Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice - 1 dcfp made.

V-st = V-stitch - (dc, ch 1, dc) in indicated stitch or space.

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Throw measures approximately 56"/142cm wide x 61"/155cm

MATERIALS

Simply Soft
A ()
Simply Soft (170 g/6. oz;288 m/315 yds)
B White (9701) 2
C Black (9727) 3
D () 7
Throw measures approximately 56"/142cm wide x 61"/155cm

GAUGE

One block measures about 4 3/4 x 4 3/4"/12 x 12cm.
Gauge is not critical for this project.

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTES
1. Throw is made from 132 blocks, arranged into 12 rows of 11 blocks each.
2. Blocks are worked with RS facing throughout. Do not turn at the ends of rounds.
 
BLOCK (make 132)
With A, ch 6; sl st in first ch to form a ring.
Round 1 (RS): Ch 3 (counts as first dc here and throughout), work 15 more dc in ring; join with sl st in top of beginning ch—16 dc. Fasten off.
Round 2: With RS facing, join B with sl st in any dc, ch 3, dc in same dc, 2 dc in each remaining dc around; join with sl st in top of beginning ch—32 dc. Fasten off.
Round 3: With RS facing, join C in any sp between two 2-dc groups, ch 3, 2 dc in same sp, 3 dc in each sp between 2-dc groups around;; join with sl st in top of beginning ch—48 dc. Fasten off.
Round 4: With RS facing, join D with sc  in any sp between two 3-dc groups, ch 3, *sc in next sp between 3-dc groups, ch 3; repeat from * around; join with sl st in first sc—16 sc and 16 ch-3 sps. Do not fasten off.
Round 5: With D, sl st in next ch-3 sp, ch 2 (counts as hdc), 2 hdc in same ch-3 sp, *3 dc in next ch-3 sp, (4 tr, ch 1, 4 tr) in next ch-3 sp, 3 dc in next ch-3 sp, 3 hdc in next ch-3 sp; repeat from * 2 more times,  3 dc in next ch-3 sp, (4 tr, ch 1, 4 tr) in next ch-3 sp, 3 dc in next ch-3 sp; join with sl st in top of beginning ch. Fasten off.
 
FINISHING
With RS facing, arrange blocks into 12 rows of 11 blocks each. With D, whipstitch blocks together.
Border
Round 1: With RS facing, join D with sl st in any corner ch-1 sp, ch 3, 2 dc in same ch-1 sp, {*dc in next tr, sk next tr, V-st in next tr, sk next tr, [dc in next 3 sts, sk next st, V-st in next st, sk next st] twice, dc in next tr, work dc3tog working first leg in next ch-1 sp, 2nd leg in seam between blocks, and 3rd leg in following ch-1 sp; repeat from * to next corner block, dc in next tr, sk next tr, V-st in next tr, sk next tr, [dc in next 3 sts, sk next st, V-st in next st, sk next st] twice, dc in next tr**, 3 dc in corner ch-1 sp}; repeat between { and } 3 more times, ending last repeat at **; join with sl st in top of beginning ch.
Round 2: Ch 4, 5 tr in next dc, tr in next dc, {*FPdc around next dc, V-st in ch-sp of next V-st, [FPdc around next dc, BPdc around next dc, FPdc around next dc, V-st in ch-sp of next V-st] twice, FPdc around next dc, BPtr around next dc3tog; repeat from * to next corner block, FPdc around next dc, V-st in ch-sp of next V-st, [FPdc around next dc, BPdc around next dc, FPdc around next dc, V-st in ch-sp of next V-st] twice, FPdc around next dc**, tr in next dc, 5 tr in next dc, tr in next dc}; repeat between { and } 3 more times, ending last repeat at **; join with sl st in top of beginning ch.
Round 3: Ch 3, {FPdc around next tr, dc in next tr, 3 dc in next tr, dc in next tr, FPdc around next tr, dc in next tr, FPdc around next FPdc, 3 dc in ch-sp of next V-st, *FPdc around next st, BPdc around next st, FPdc around next st, 3 dc in ch-sp of next V-st; repeat from * across to last FPdc before next corner, FPdc around next FPdc **, dc in next tr}; repeat between { and } 3 more times, ending last repeat at **; join with sl st in top of beginning ch.
Fasten off.
Using yarn needle weave in all ends.