Midwest Meadow Throw
Lion Brand® Homespun®
1 square = about 9 in. (23 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
|Beg CL (Beginning Cluster): Ch 4, *yo twice, insert hook in indicated st and draw up a loop, (yo and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice; rep from * 2 more times; yo and draw through all loops on hook.|
CL (Cluster): *Yo twice, insert hook in indicated st and draw up a loop, (yo and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice; rep from * 3 more times; yo and draw through all loops on hook.
SQUARE 1 (make 6)
With A, ch 8; join with sl st in first ch to form a ring.
Rnd 1: Beg CL in ring, *ch 4, CL in ring; rep from * 6 more times, ch 4; join with sl st in top of Beg CL.
Fasten off A.
Rnd 2: Join B with sl st in any ch-4 sp, ch 3 (counts as dc here and throughout), 3 dc in same ch-4 sp, 4 dc in next ch-4 sp, ch 6, *4 dc in next 2 ch-4 sp, ch 6; rep from * around; join with sl st in top of beg ch.
Rnd 3: Ch 3, dc in each of next 7 dc, (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in next ch-6 sp, *dc in next 8 dc, (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in next ch-6 sp; rep from * around; join with sl st in top of beg ch.
Fasten off B.
Rnd 4: Join C with sl st in any ch-3 sp, ch 3, (1 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in same ch-3 sp, dc in next 14 dc, *(2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in next ch-3 sp, dc in next 14 dc; rep from * around; join with sl st in top of beg ch.
Fasten off C.
Rnd 5: Join D with sl st in any dc, ch 1, sc in same dc and in each dc around, working (2 sc, ch 1, 2 sc) in each ch-3 sp; join with sl st in first sc.
Fasten off D.
SQUARE 2 (make 6)
Make same as Square 1, using colors E, A, B, and D.
SQUARE 3 (make 6)
Make same as Square 1, using colors D, E, A, and B.
SQUARE 4 (make 6)
Make same as Square 1, using colors B, C, D, and A.
SQUARE 5 (make 6)
Make same as Square 1, using colors C, D, E, and A.
Note: Do not use E to sew Squares together.
Sew squares together following Assembly Diagram.
With RS facing, join E with sl st anywhere along outside edge of Throw.
Rnd 1: Ch 1, work sc evenly around outside edge of Throw, working 3 sc in each corner; join with sl st in first sc.
Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in each st around, working 3 sc in center st at each corner.
Weave in ends.
Learn to Crochet Instructions: http://www.lionbrand.com/learnToCrochet.html
When you are in New York City, visit the Lion Brand Yarn Studio at 34 W. 15th Street for a one-of-a-kind yarn lover's experience.
For more information, visit the website, LionBrandYarnStudio.com