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Free Crochet Pattern: New Wave Throw

Lion Brand« Homespun®
Pattern #: 40593

Simple crochet stitches turn out this terrific looking throw. The pretty patterning comes from the variegated yarn used to create the piece.

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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy + (Level 3)

SIZE: One Size

44 1⁄2 x 58 inches [113 x 147.5 cm]



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Color (A)
Homespun®

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Color (B)
Homespun®

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Color (C)
Homespun®

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Homespun®
Sundae Stripes Gemstone Stripes Wildberries Stripes Beachside Stripes Petunia Stripes Hepplewhite Shaker Colonial
Deco Rococo Edwardian Tudor Sierra Regency Baroque Waterfall
Gothic Prairie Barrington Nouveau Windsor Corinthian Mediterranean Delft
Quartz Montana Sky Black Candy Apple Harvest Olive Barley Grape
Cream Golden Meadow Fiesta Plum Apple Green Lagoon Parfait
Ocean Painted Desert Wild Fire Bourbon Herb Garden Mixed Berries Pearls Marble
Amethyst Pesto Coral Reef Great Plains Ambrosia Vintage Purple Haze Wisteria
Mimosa Seafoam Spice Tulips Cherry Blossom Vineyard Pueblo Abalone
Claret Clouds Desert Mountain Blue Moon Barks Forest Sand Dune
*Homespun® (Article #790). 98% Acrylic, 2% Polyester; package size: 6.00oz/170.00 gr. (185yds/169m) pull skeins

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MATERIALS
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QUANTITY PRICE ALT QTY  
•  790-335 Homespun Yarn: Prairie
   balls
$ 22.47  
Note: A
•  790-311 Homespun Yarn: Rococo
   balls
$ 14.98  
Note: B
•  790-347 Homespun Yarn: Mediterranean
   balls
$ 22.47  
Note: C
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size K-10.5 (6.5 mm)   $ 2.65  
 

New Wave Throw

Lion Brand« Homespun®

GAUGE:

10 sts = 4" [10 cm] in pattern.

When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.

Making a Gauge Swatch

AFGHAN 
With A, ch 100. 
Row 1 (RS) Sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next 2 ch, * hdc in next 2 ch, dc in next 5 ch, hdc in next 2 ch, sc in next 3 ch; repeat from * across; turn – 99 sts. 

Row 2 Ch 1, sc in first 3 sc, *hdc in next 2 sts, dc in next 5 sts, hdc in next 2 sts, sc in next 3 sts; repeat from * across, completing last sc with B; turn. Fasten off A. 

Row 3 With B, ch 1, sc in each st across, completing last sc with C; turn. Fasten off B. 

Row 4 With C, ch 2 (counts as first dc), dc in next 3 sc, hdc in next 2 sc, sc in next 3 sc, hdc in next 2 sc, *dc in next 5 sc, hdc in next 2 sc, sc in next 3 sc, hdc in next 2 sc; repeat from * to last 4 sts, dc in last 4 sc; turn. 

Row 5 Ch 2 (counts as first dc), dc in next 3 sts, hdc in next 2 sts, sc in next 3 sts, hdc in next 2 sts, *dc in next 5 sts, hdc in next 2 sts, sc in next 3 sts, hdc in next 2 sts; repeat from * to last 4 sts, dc in last 4 sts, completing last dc with B; turn. Fasten off C. 

Row 6 With B, ch 1, sc in each st across, completing last sc with A; turn. Fasten off B. 

Row 7 With A, ch 1, sc in first 3 sts, *hdc in next 2 sts, dc in next 5 sts, hdc in next 2 sts, sc in next 3 sts; repeat from * across; turn. 

Row 8 Ch 1, sc in first 3 sts, *hdc in next 2 sts, dc in next 5 sts, hdc in next 2 sts, sc in next 3 sts; repeat from * across, completing last sc with B; turn. Fasten off A. Repeat Rows 3-8 until Afghan measures 53" [134.5 cm] from beginning, ending with Row 8. Fasten off. 


BORDER 
Rnd 1 
With RS facing, join C in top right corner st, ch 1, *(sc, ch 1, sc) in corner st, work 98 sc evenly spaced across short edge to next corner, (sc, ch 1, sc) in next corner st, work 131 sc evenly spaced across long edge to next corner; repeat from * once more; join with slip st in first sc. 

Rnd 2 Slip st in next corner ch1-space, ch 3 (counts as first dc), (2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in corner ch1-space, (ch 1, skip next 2 sc, 3 dc in next sc) across to next corner, ch 1, *(3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next corner ch1-space, (ch 1, skip next 2 sc, 3 dc in next sc) across to next corner, ch 1; repeat from * around; join with slip st in top of beginning ch3. Fasten off C. 

Rnd 3 With RS facing, join B in any corner ch2-space, ch 3 (counts as first dc), (2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in corner ch1- space, (ch 1, 3 dc in next ch1-space) across to next corner, ch 1, *(3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next corner ch2-space, (ch 1, 3 dc in next ch1-space) across to next corner, ch 1; repeat from * around; join with slip st in top of beginning ch3. Fasten off B. 

Rnd 4 With A, repeat Rnd 3. Do not fasten off. 

Rnd 5 Slip st to 2nd dc, ch 1, * sc in dc, ch 2, sc in corner ch2-space, ch 2, skip next dc, sc in next dc, (ch 2, sc in center dc of next 3-dc group) across to last 3-dc group, ch 2 , skip first dc of next 3-dc group; repeat from * around; join with slip st in first sc. Fasten off A. Weave in ends.



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ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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ch(s) = chain(s) ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)  


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Pattern Average Rating: *****4.7 (based on 7 reviews)
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Crochet New Wave Throw Reviewed by Debbi Miller on 2012-11-10 ****
For the person having difficulty with this pattern, my advice is on the first row complete the last 3 single crochets on the 1st row to end the row. You'll still have 2 chains left, but get rid of those. The other suggestion is to be sure you are ending with a color and cutting yarn, not joining yarn UNLESS pattern specifically says to JOIN yarn with the next color. Also be sure when the pattern says (counts as first dc, you are crocheting in the top of that chain 2 when you are ending a row).
I really hope this helps!


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