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Free Crochet Pattern: Hither Green Throw

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Lion Brand® Jiffy®
Pattern #: 90251AD
Rating: *****5.0 (based on 5 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

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

CORRECTIONS: None
 

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This granny-style throw is great for decoration or everyday use.
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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 Blossom Denim Navy True Red Chili
Caffe Camel Espresso Apple Green Avocado Grape Charcoal Mist Black
Silver Heather Dark Grey Heather Aqua Green Tea Country Green Wine Violet Dusty Pink
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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•  450-099 Jiffy Yarn: Fisherman
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•  450-138 Jiffy Yarn: Grape
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•  450-135 Jiffy Yarn: Rust
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•  450-132 Jiffy Yarn: Apple Green
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$ 7.98  
Note: (D)
•  450-121 Jiffy Yarn: Taupe Mist
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$ 8.00  
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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  
 

Hither Green 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 dc = double crochet
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing) rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s) RS = right side
sl st = slip stitch sp(s) = space(s)
st(s) = stitch(es) tog = together
yo = yarn over  


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Ratings and Reviews
Pattern Average Rating: *****5.0 (based on 5 reviews)
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Hither Green Throw Reviewed by Monica Bush on 2012-04-01 *****
This pattern was very easy to follow and the throw turned out beautiful! I ended up crocheting my squares together rather than sewing them together. I thought it was more secure that way. I also would change the color on one of the squares. The one that has two of the same colors in one square. If I make this again I would change that square.


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