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Free Crochet Pattern: New Hope Throw

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Lion Brand® Nature's Choice Organic® Cotton
Pattern #: 90153AD
Rating: *****4.5 (based on 8 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size
39 x 46 in. (99 x 117 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None
 

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Color (A)
Nature's Choice Organic® Cotton

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Color (B)
Nature's Choice Organic® Cotton

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Color (C)
Nature's Choice Organic® Cotton

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Nature's Choice Organic® Cotton
Almond Strawberry Blueberry Dusty Blue Khaki Pecan Spice Espresso
Mustard Dusty Sage Pistachio Olive Mocha Berry Jam Petits Fours Limeade
French Vanilla Curacao
*Nature's Choice Organic® Cotton (Article #480). 100% Organically Grown Cotton; package size: Solids: 3 oz. (85 g), 103 yd. (94 m)
Prints: 2.75 oz. (78 g), 94 yd. (86 m)

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MATERIALS
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QUANTITY PRICE ALT QTY  
•  480-101 Nature's Choice Organic Cotton Yarn: Strawberry
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$ 42.45  
Note: (A)
•  480-098 Nature's Choice Organic Cotton Yarn : Almond
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$ 42.45  
Note: (B)
•  480-125 Nature's Choice Organic Cotton Yarn: Walnut
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$ 42.45  
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Note: (C)
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size K-10.5 (6.5 mm)   $ 2.65  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
 

New Hope Throw

Lion Brand® Nature's Choice Organic® Cotton

GAUGE:

One Square = 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. (9 x 9 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

AFGHAN
SQUARE 1 (make 71)

With A, ch 4; join with sl st in first ch to form a ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 3 (counts as a dc here and throughout), 2 dc in ring, (ch 2, 3 dc in ring) 3 times, ch 2; join with sl st in top of beg ch – 12 dc. Fasten off.
Rnd 2: Join C in any ch-2 sp, ch 3, (2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in same sp, ch 1, *(3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next ch-2 sp, ch 1; rep from * 2 more times; join with sl st in top of beg ch – 24 dc. Fasten off.

SQUARE 2 (make 72)
With A, ch 4; join with sl st in first ch to form a ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 3 (counts as a dc here and throughout), 3 dc in ring, ch 1, 5 dc in ring, ch 1, 4 dc, ch 1, 5 dc, ch 1; join with sl st in top of beg ch – 18 dc. Fasten off.
Rnd 2: Join B in any ch-1 sp, ch 3, (2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in same sp, ch 1, *(3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next ch-1 sp, ch 1; rep from * 2 more times; join with sl st in top of beg ch – 24 dc. Fasten off.

FINISHING
Strip 1 (make 5)
Beg and ending with Square 1 and alternating Squares 1 and 2, sew 13 Squares into a strip.
Strip 2 (make 6)
Beg and ending with Square 2 and alternating Squares 2 and 1, sew 13 Squares into a strip.
Sew strips together along long edges, alternating Strip 1 and Strip 2.
Edging
From right side, join C with sl st anywhere along edge of Afghan. Ch 3, dc evenly around, working 3 dc in each corner; 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 dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing) rnd(s) = round(s)
sl st = slip stitch sp(s) = space(s)


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Ratings and Reviews
Pattern Average Rating: *****4.5 (based on 8 reviews)
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Reviewed by on 2012-09-22 ****
I love this pattern! It is easy to crochet & beautiful. I however did not use the organic cotton due to the expense. I used double strands of Vanna's choice in similar colors. It turns out very thick & cushy. My complaint is the same as everyone else's: the sewing is an arduous & tedious task. In fact, I hate sewing so much that I usually avoid multipiece projects. That said, there are a variety of finishing techniques, & if I had it to do over again, I would have used a crochet method to stitch them together, rather than using as the pattern suggests with a needle. But still, altogether stunning.


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