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Free Crochet Pattern: Boomer Granny Throw

Lion Brand® Jiffy®
Pattern #: 60270AD
Bold color and chunky stitches give groovy granny squares an updated edge.
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size
40 x 52 in. [101.5 x 132 cm]

CORRECTIONS: (applied Oct 10, 2007)


LION BRAND JIFFY (Art. #450)
#170 Peacock#111 Heather Blue
The above is only a summary of corrections; the corrected pattern text is below (if free) or shipped upon completion of order (if purchased)
 
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Color (A)
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Color (B)
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Color (C)
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Color (D)
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Color (E)
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To change colors, simply select color name from the drop-down above or else click the swatch you want to change and then click a color below
Jiffy®
Fisherman White Light Pink Denim Navy True Red Chili Caffe
Camel Espresso Apple Green Avocado Grape Charcoal Mist Black Silver Heather
Dark Grey Heather Aqua Country Green Wine Violet Shocking Pink Sky El Paso
Salem Kitty Hawk Denim Spray Rose Spray Purple Spray Camel Spray
*Jiffy® (Article #450). 100% Acrylic; package size: Solids (except 151 Dusty Grey): 3 oz./85g; 135 yd/123m balls
Multi (plus 151 Dusty Grey): 2.5 oz./70g; 115 yd/103m balls

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•  450-133 Jiffy Yarn: Paprika
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Note: (A)
•  450-111 Jiffy Yarn: Heather Blue
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•  450-115 Jiffy Yarn: Chili
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$ 11.97  
Note: (C)
•  450-132 Jiffy Yarn: Apple Green
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$ 7.98  
Note: (D)
•  450-122 Jiffy Yarn: Caffe
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$ 15.96  
Note: (E)
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size K-10.5 (6.5 mm)   $ 2.65  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
 

Boomer Granny Throw

Lion Brand® Jiffy®

GAUGE:

Square = 12 x 12 in. [30.5 x 30.5 cm]. 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

STITCH EXPLANATION:

dc2tog (dec dc) Yo, insert hook into st and draw up a loop, yo and draw through 2 loops. Yo, insert hook into next st and draw up a loop. Yo, draw through 2 loops, yo, draw through all loops on hook.
dc3tog (dec 2 dc) [Yo, insert hook in next st and draw up a loop, yo and draw through 2 loops] 3 times, yo, draw through all loops on hook.
CL (Cluster)
[Yo, insert hook in space and draw up a loop, yo and draw through 2 loops] 3 times in same space, yo, draw through all loops on hook.

THROW
SQUARE 1
With A, ch 4, join with sl st to form a ring
Rnd 1 (RS): Ch 4, (dc, ch 1) 7 times in ring, join with sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch – 8 ch-1 sp.
Rnd 2:
Ch 3, 2 dc in beg ch-1 sp, 3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 3, * 3 dc in each of next 2 ch-1 sp, ch 3, rep from * around, join with sl st in top of beg ch – 4 corner ch-3 sp.
Rnd 3:
Ch 3, dc2tog over next 2 dc, ch 3, dc3tog over next 3 dc, ch 3, * (CL, ch 3, CL) in next corner ch-3 sp, ch 3, [dc3tog over next 3 dc, ch 3] twice, rep from * twice, (CL, ch 3, CL) in next corner ch-3 sp, ch 3, join with sl st in top of beg ch – 4 corner ch-3 sp. Fasten off A.
Rnd 4:
Join B in beg ch-3 sp, ch 3, 2 dc in same ch-3 sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-3 sp, ch 1, * (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in corner ch-3 sp, ch 1, (3 dc, ch 1) in each of next 3 ch-3 sp, rep from * twice, (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in corner ch-3 sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-3 sp, ch 1, join with sl st in top of beg ch – 4 corner ch-3 sp and 5 groups of 3 dc on each side.
Rnd 5:
Ch 3, dc2tog over next 2 dc, ch 3, [dc3tog over next 3 dc, ch 3] twice, * (CL, ch 3, CL, ch 3) in next corner ch-3 sp, [dc3tog over next 3 dc, ch 3] 5 times, rep from * twice, (CL, ch 3, CL, ch 3) in next corner ch-3 sp, [dc3tog over next 3 dc, ch 3] twice, join with sl st in top of beg ch – 4 corner ch-3 sp. Fasten off B.
Rnd 6:
Join C in beg ch-3 sp, ch 3, 2 dc in same ch-3 sp, ch 1, (3 dc, ch 1) in each of next 2 ch-3 sp, * (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc, ch 1) in corner ch-3 sp, (3 dc, ch 1) in each of next 6 ch-3 sp, rep from * twice, (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc, ch 1) in corner ch-3 sp, (3 dc, ch 1) in each of last 3 ch-3 sp, join with sl st in top of beg ch – 4 corner ch- 3 sp and 8 groups of 3 dc on each side.
Rnd 7:
Ch 3, * (skip next ch-1 sp, dc in each of next 3 dc) across to next corner, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in corner ch-3 sp, rep from * around, end (skip next ch-1 sp, dc in each of next 3 dc) across to beg, join with sl st in top of beg ch – 4 corner ch-2 sp and 28 dc across each side.
Rnd 8:
Ch 3, * dc in each dc across to next corner ch-2 sp, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in corner ch-2 sp, rep from * 3 times, end with dc in each dc across last side to beg, join with sl st in top of beg ch – 4 corner ch-2 sp and 32 dc across each side.
Fasten off C.

SQUARES 2-12
Make as for Square 1, working in the following color sequence:
Square 2 C, D, B.
Square 3 D, E, A.
Square 4 E, C, D.
Square 5 D, B, C.
Square 6 E, A, E.
Square 7 B, D, E.
Square 8 C, B, A.
Square 9 B, D, C.
Square 10 E, A, C.
Square 11 D, C, B.
Square 12 C, E, D.

FINISHING
Sew Squares tog, following Assembly
Diagram for placement.

Border
Rnd 1:
From RS, join E in any corner ch-2 sp. Ch 3, (dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in corner ch-2 space, dc in each dc around, working (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in each corner ch-2 sp, join with sl st in top of beg ch.
Rnds 2-3:
Ch 3, * dc in each dc around, work (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in corner ch-2 sp, rep from * around, join with sl st in top of beg ch.
Fasten off. Weave in ends.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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beg = begin(s)(ning) ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s) RS = right side
sl st = slip stitch st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together yo = yarn over


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Pattern Average Rating: *****5.0 (based on 1 review)
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Boomer Granny Throw Reviewed by Jacquelyn Jones on 2014-03-04 *****
quick and easy throw to make. i was a little discouraged at first thinking that this was going to be difficult, but it wasn't. it was easy and fun to make.


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