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Free Crochet Pattern: Baby Throw

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Lion Brand« Hometown USA®
Pattern #: L0278B
Rating: *****5.0 (based on 4 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size
About 27 x 27 in. (68.5 x 68.5 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None
 

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Color (A)
Hometown USA®

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 135-102: Hometown USA Yarn: Honolulu Pink
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Color (B)
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Color (C)
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Color (D)
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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
Hometown USA®
Houston Cream Los Angeles Tan New York White Honolulu Pink Detroit Blue Charlotte Blue Washington Denim Fort Worth Blue
San Diego Navy Cincinnati Red Tampa Spice Billings Chocolate Green Bay Atlanta Apricot Syracuse Orange Tennessee Tango
Seattle Sea Mist Denver Rocky Mountain New Orleans French Berry Minneapolis Purple Portland Wine Dallas Grey Chicago Charcoal Oakland Black
Daytona Lemon Pittsburgh Yellow Las Vegas Gold Key Lime Oklahoma City Green Savannah Sage Grand Rapids Green Napa Valley Pinot
Monterey Lime Ocean Circus Mardi Gras Phoenix Azalea Jersey Gardens Lake Tahoe Blue Cheyenne Wild Iris
Little Rock Granite Anchorage Ice El Paso Autumn Kansas City Wheat Santa Fe Tweed Aspen Tweed Cambridge Tweed Cape Cod Tweed
Neon Pink Neon Orange Neon Lemon Key West Pink Albuquerque Orange Long Beach Lime Memphis Blues Bulldogs
Jayhawks Ducks Tigers Cowboys Spartans Boilermakers Gators Wildcats
Razorbacks Wolverines Grizzlies
*Hometown USA® (Article #135). Solids and Multis: 100% Acrylic
Tweeds: 94% Acrylic, 6% Rayon; package size: Solids: 5 oz. (142 g), 81 yd. (74 m)
Multis and Tweeds: 4 oz. (113 g), 64 yd. (59 m)

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MATERIALS
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QUANTITY PRICE ALT QTY  
•  135-102 Hometown USA Yarn: Honolulu Pink
   ball
$ 5.29  
Note: (A)
•  135-098 Hometown USA Yarn: Houston Cream
   ball
$ 5.29  
Note: (B)
•  135-133 Hometown USA Yarn: Syracuse Orange
   ball
$ 5.29  
Note: (C)
•  135-146 Hometown USA Yarn: New Orleans French Berry
   balls
$ 10.58  
Note: (D)
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size N-13 (9 mm)   $ 2.95  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
 

Baby Throw

Lion Brand« Hometown USA®

GAUGE:

Rnds 1-3 = about 7 in. (18 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:

COLOR SEQUENCE
Work (1 rnd each with A, B, C, D) 3 times.

NOTES:

1. To keep Throw square, join new color in a different corner of each rnd.
2. Throw is worked in joined rnds, with RS facing throughout. Always join the next color from the RS.
3. Color is changed in every rnd as in Color Sequence.

THROW
With A, ch 4; join with sl st in first ch to form a ring.
Rnd 1 (RS): Ch 3 (counts as dc here and throughout), 2 dc in ring, ch 2, (3 dc in ring, ch 2) 3 times; join with sl st in top of beg ch. Fasten off.
Rnd 2: From RS, join B with sl st in any ch-2 sp, ch 3, (2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in same ch-2 sp (beg corner made), ch 1, *(3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next ch-2 sp (corner made), ch 1; rep from * 2 more times; join with sl st in top beg ch. Fasten off.
Rnd 3: From RS, join C with sl st in any corner ch-2 sp, ch 3, (2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in same ch-2 sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, *(3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next corner ch-2 sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1; rep from * 2 more times; join with sl st in top of beg ch. Fasten off.
Rnd 4: From RS, join next color of Color Sequence with sl st in any corner ch-2 sp, ch 3, (2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in same ch-2 sp, ch 1, (3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1) to next corner ch-2 sp, *(3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next corner ch-2 sp, ch 1, (3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1) to next corner ch-2 sp; rep from * 2 more times; join with sl st in top of beg ch. Fasten off.
Rnds 5-12: Rep Rnd 4 and continue to change color each rnd as in Color Sequence.
Fasten off.

FINISHING
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)
RS = right side sl st = slip stitch
sp(s) = space(s) st(s) = stitch(es)


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Ratings and Reviews
Pattern Average Rating: *****5.0 (based on 4 reviews)
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Baby Throw Reviewed by michellew9407 on 2013-06-05 *****
LOVE IT! I don't have a lot of time to crochet but like to give handmade gifts. I have made this two times and getting ready to make a third. Quick and easy pattern, soft yarn! Great for baby gifts!


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