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Free Crochet Pattern: 5 1/2 Hour Throw

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Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice® - Vanna's Glamour®
Pattern #: L0463
Rating: *****4.5 (based on 17 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size

About 45 x 60 in. (114.5 x 152.5 cm)

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This fast-finish throw is a great beginner project.

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Color (A)
Vanna's Choice®

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 860-135: Vanna's Choice Yarn: Rust
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Color (B)
Vanna's Choice®

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Color (C)
Vanna's Glamour®

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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
Vanna's Glamour®
Diamond Lapis Sapphire Ruby Red Red Stone Copper Purple Topaz Jewel
Moonstone Platinum Grey Stone Onyx Topaz Gold Bronze Garnet
Rhinestone Pink
Vanna's Choice®
Fisherman Linen White Pink Aqua Silver Blue Sapphire Dusty Blue
Colonial Blue Navy Raspberry Scarlet Beige Toffee Taupe Chocolate
Espresso Honey Radiant Orange Brick Terracotta Rust Dusty Rose Wild Berry
Rose Antique Rose Magenta Eggplant Dusty Purple Purple Burgundy Silver Grey
Charcoal Grey Black Radiant Yellow Mustard Fern Kelly Green Dusty Green Olive
Radiant Lime Cranberry Lime Mountain Print Woods Print Purple Print Autumn Print Charcoal Print
Denim Mist Rose Mist Taupe Mist Purple Mist Seaspray Mist Pearl Mist Tangerine Mist Oatmeal
Grey Marble Wheat Barley Dark Grey Heather Silver Heather Patchwork Grey Twilight Plum Jam
Oceania Cambridge
*Vanna's Choice® (Article #860). 100% Premium Acrylic
400, 401, 403: 92% Acrylic, 8% Rayon
402: 96% Acrylic, 4% Rayon; package size: Solids: 3.5 oz (100 g), 170 yards (156 m)
Prints, Tweeds, & Heathers: 3 ozs (85 g) , 145 yards (133 meters)
Twists: 2.5 oz (70 g), 121 yards (111 meters)
*Vanna's Glamour (Article #861). 96% Acrylic, 4% Metallic Polyester; package size: 1.75oz/49.61 gr. (202yds/185m) pull skeins

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•  860-135 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Rust
$ 21.95  
Note: (A)
•  860-133 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Brick
$ 21.95  
Note: (B)
•  861-170 Vanna's Glamour Yarn: Topaz
$ 23.45  
Note: (C)
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size Q-19 (15mm)   $ 3.70  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
Additional Materials
11 in. (28 cm) piece of cardboard

5 1/2 Hour Throw

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


About 3 V-sts + 4 rows = 6 in. (15 cm) in pattern with 1 strand each of A, B and C held together.

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.

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

With 1 strand each of A, B and C held together, ch 67.
Row 1: Dc in 5th ch from hook, ch 1, dc in same ch (V-st made), *sk 2 ch, (dc, ch 1, dc) in next ch (V-st made); repeat from * to last 2 ch, sk 1 ch, dc in last ch.
Rows 2-39: Ch 3, turn, (dc, ch 1, dc) in each ch-1 space across, dc in 3rd ch of turning ch.
Fasten off.


Side Edging

From Right Side, with 1 strand each of A, B and C held together, work 1 row of single crochet evenly spaced along side edge of Throw. Repeat on opposite side edge.
Weave in ends.


Wrap A, B and C around cardboard. Cut strands at one end. For each Fringe, hold 3 strands of each yarn (9 strands total) together and fold in half. Use crochet hook to draw fold through edge of Throw, forming a loop. Pull ends of Fringe through this loop and tighten. Make Fringe along both ends of Throw. Trim Fringe ends evenly.

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ch(s) = chain(s) ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet sk = skip
st(s) = stitch(es)  

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Pattern Average Rating: *****4.5 (based on 17 reviews)
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5 1/2 Hour Throw Reviewed by Anna fankhauser on 2015-05-25 *****
I love this pattern and have made in the meanwhile more then 20 blankets for family and friends. It is a great stitch which works well with any of the lions yarns or other brands. Thanks for a fun and quick project!

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