Natures Inspiration Throw Crochet Pattern
Designed by Trish Warrick.
Throw measures 59” x 45” without edging.
RED HEART® “Eco-Ways™”: 3 balls each 3114 Chamois A, 3520 Aquarium B, 1615 Lichen C, 3360 Mushroom D; 4 skeins 3313 Oyster E.
Crochet Hook: 5mm [US H-8].
GAUGE: Square measures 6” x 6”. CHECK YARN OVERUR
GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.
dc4tog = [yarn over and draw up a loop in next st, yarn over and draw through 2 loops] 4 times, yarn over and draw through all 5 loops on hook.
dc5tog = [yarn over and draw up a loop in next st, yarn over and draw through 2 loops] 5 times, yarn over and draw through all 6 loops on hook.
Natures Inspiration Throw Crochet Pattern Instructions
Square A (Make 16)
With A, wind yarn around finger for beginning ring, leaving a tail to tighten the ring; insert hook into ring and draw yarn through. Tighten ring after Rnd 1 is completed. Weave in end.
Rnd 1: Chain 3, 4 dc in ring, [chain 3, 5 dc in ring] 3 times, chain 3; join with a slip st to top of chain-3. Fasten off.
Rnd 2: Join E in same st as joining, chain 3, dc4tog (counts as first dc5tog), chain 5, [slip st in next chain-3 space, chain 5,dc5tog, chain 5] 3 times, slip st in next chain-3 space, chain 5; join to top of first dc5tog. Fasten off.
Rnd 3: Join A in top of any dc5tog; * working over the chain-5 of Rnd 2, (5 dc, chain 3, 5 dc) all in next chain-3 space of Rnd 1, slip st in top of next dc5tog; repeat from * around.
Rnd 4: Chain 3, 4 dc in same st as joining, * skip 2 dc, sc in next dc, skip 2 dc, (5 dc, chain 3, 5 dc) in next chain-3 space, skip 2 dc, sc in next dc, skip 2 dc **, 5 dc in next slip st; repeat from * around, end at **; join. Fasten off.
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Rnd 5: Join E in any st; chain 1, sc in each dc and sc around and work (sc, chain 3, sc) in each chain-3 space; join. Fasten off.
Rnd 6: Join A in any st; chain 3, dc in each sc around and work (dc, chain 3, dc) in each chain-3 space; join. Fasten off.
Square B (C, D): Make 16 (16, 15) squares same as
Square A EXCEPT substitute B (C, D) for A.
Sew squares together in 9 rows of 7 squares each as follows:
Rows 1, 5, and 9: A-B-C-D-A-B-C.
Rows 2 and 6: D-A-B-C-D-A-B.
Rows 3 and 7: C-D-A-B-C-D-A.
Rows 4 and 8: B-C-D-A-B-C-D.
Attach E in the dc after a corner chain-3 space.
Rnd 1: Chain 1, sc in joining; chain 2, slip st in 2nd chain from hook – picot made; * sc in next 3 sts, picot; repeat from * around counting chain-3 spaces (other than the four corners) as one st, skipping seams and counting the corner spaces as 2 sts; join in first sc.
Rnd 2: Chain 5 (counts as dc, chain 2), picot, * chain 2, dc in 2nd of next 3 sc, chain 2 **, picot; repeat from * around, end at ** adjusting at corners as necessary to keep work flat; join in 3rd chain of chain-5. Fasten off. Weave in ends.