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Home : Patterns : Sandcastle Throw

Free Crochet Pattern: Sandcastle Throw

Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice® - Vanna's Glamour®
Pattern #: L0459
Rating: ***** (based on 7 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size

About 42 x 50 in. (106.5 x 127 cm)

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The tweedy appearance seen in this throw is created using 2 strands of Vanna's Choice® and strand of Vanna's Glamour® together.

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Color (A)
Vanna's Choice®

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Colonial Blue Navy Raspberry Scarlet Beige Toffee Taupe Chocolate
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Grey Marble Wheat Barley Dark Grey Heather Silver Heather Patchwork Grey Twilight Plum Jam
Oceania Cambridge
*Vanna's Choice® (Article #860) is a 4-ply worsted-weight 100% acrylic yarn. • Solids in 3.5 oz/100g (170 yd/156 m) balls • Prints in 3 oz/85 g (145 yd/133 m) balls 100% acrylic

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•  860-099 Vanna's Choice® Yarn: Linen
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•  860-125 Vanna's Choice® Yarn: Taupe
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•  861-149 Vanna's Glamour Yarn: Moonstone
Note: (C)
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Sandcastle Throw

Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice® - Vanna's Glamour®


3 V-sts = 4 in. (10 cm), worked with 1 strand each of A, B and C held tog.


Throw is worked with 1 strand each of A, B and C held tog.

With 1 strand each of A, B and C held tog, ch 97.
Row 1: Dc in 5th ch from hook, ch 1, dc in same ch (beg V-st made), *sk next 2 ch, (dc, ch 1, dc) in next ch (V-st made); rep from * across to last 2 ch, sk next ch, dc in last ch - 31 V-sts and 1 dc on each end.
Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as dc), turn, (dc, ch 1, dc) in ch-1 sp of each V-st across, dc in top of turning ch.
Rep Row 2 until piece measures 50 in. (127 cm) from beg.
Fasten off.


Weave in ends.

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beg = begin(s)(ning) ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing) sk = skip
sp(s) = space(s) st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together  

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Pattern Average Rating: ***** (based on 7 reviews)
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Sandcastle Throw Reviewed by Amber Teall on 2013-01-01 *****
I made this Afghan as a bridal shower gift & she loved it! It worked up very quickly. I used the pattern as described and it was heavier than I thought it would be. For someone who is more warm blooded, I would recommend using only 2 strands.

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