Free Crochet Pattern Heirloom Stitches Throw From RedHeart.com

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Heirloom Stitches Throw Crochet Pattern

From RedHeart.com

LW2081

Designed By: Roberta Maier

Skill Level: Intermediate


RED HEART® “Super Saver®”: 12 skeins 313 Aran.
Crochet Hook: 4mm [US G-6].
Yarn needle.
Throw measures 50” x 72”.
GAUGE: 12 sts = 4”; 8 rows = 4” in dc. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.
Special Abbreviations
PC (popcorn) = work 5 dc in st, remove hook from loop, insert hook from front to back in first of these 5 dc, pick up dropped loop and draw through st, ch 1 to tighten (does not count as a st).
RPC (reverse popcorn) = work 5 dc in st, remove hook from loop, insert hook from back to front in first of these 5 dc, pick up dropped loop and draw through st, ch 1 to tighten (does not count as a st).
FCT (front crossed treble; worked over 4 sts) = skip next 2 sts, tr in next 2 sts, working in front of these sts, tr in the last 2 skipped sts.
BCT (back crossed treble; worked over 4 sts) = skip next 2 sts, tr in next 2 sts, working behind these sts, tr in the last 2 skipped sts.
Special Stitch Patterns
ZZ Pattern (zigzag pattern; worked over 4 sts)
Row 1 (Right Side): Skip next 3 sts, tr in next st, working behind this tr, dc in the 3 skipped sts.
Row 2: Skip next 3 sts, tr in next st, working in front of this tr, dc in the 3 skipped sts.
Repeat Rows 1 and 2 for ZZ Pattern.
PC Panel (popcorn panel; worked over 7 sts)
Row 1 (Right Side): Dc in next 3 sts, PC in next st, dc in next 3 sts.
Row 2: Dc in next 2 sts, RPC in next st, dc in next st, RPC in next st, dc in next 2 sts.
Row 3: Repeat Row 1.
Row 4: Dc in next 3 sts, RPC in next st, dc in next 3 sts.
Row 5: Dc in next 2 sts, PC in next st, dc in next st, PC in next st, dc in next 2 sts.
Row 6: Repeat Row 4.
Repeat Rows 1-6 for PC Panel.
Diamond Panel (worked over 20 sts)
Row 1 (Right Side): Dc in next 6 sts, BCT, FCT, dc in next 6 sts.
Rows 2 and 5: Dc in next 4 sts, FCT, dc in next 4 sts, BCT, dc in next 4 sts.
Rows 3 and 4: Dc in next 2 sts, BCT, dc in next 8 sts, FCT, dc in next 2 sts.
Row 6: Repeat Row 1.
Repeat Rows 1-6 for Diamond Panel.
THROW
Ch 204.
Foundation Row: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across; turn – 203 sc.
Row 1 (Right Side): Ch 3, skip first sc, dc in next 3 sc, [ch 1, skip 1 sc, FCT, ch 1, skip 1 sc, PC Panel Row 1] twice, * ch 1, skip 1 sc, FCT, ch 1, skip 1 sc, dc in next 2 sc, [ZZ Pattern Row 1] 4 times, Diamond Panel Row 1, [ZZ Pattern Row 1] 4 times, dc in next 2 sc, ch 1, skip 1 sc, FCT, ch 1, skip 1 sc, PC Panel Row 1; repeat from * once more; ch 1, skip 1 sc, FCT, ch 1, skip 1 sc, PC Panel Row 1, ch 1, skip 1 sc, FCT, ch 1, skip 1 sc, dc in last 4 sc; turn.
Row 2 (Wrong Side): Ch 3, skip first dc, dc in next 3 dc, [ch 1, FCT, ch 1, PC Panel Row 2] twice, * ch 1, FCT, ch 1, dc in next 2 dc, [ZZ Pattern Row 2] 4 times, Diamond Panel Row 2, [ZZ Pattern Row 2] 4 times, dc in next 2 dc, ch 1, FCT, ch 1, PC Panel Row 2; repeat from * once more; ch 1, FCT, ch 1, PC Panel Row 2, ch 1, FCT, ch 1, dc in next 3 dc, dc in top of ch-3; turn.Continue in this manner, working appropriate rows of patterns and panels until 71” from beginning, end by working Diamond Panel Row 6.

Edging
Ch 1, work sc evenly around and work 3 sc in each corner; join with a slip st in first sc. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

FRINGE (optional)
Cut 14” strands of yarn. Holding 2 strands together, knot fringe across each short end of throw as follows: fold strands in half forming a loop; insert the crochet hook through the fabric from the wrong side and draw the loop through, then draw the yarn ends through the loop and tighten. Trim yarn ends.

ABBREVIATIONS: ch = chain; dc = double crochet; mm = millimeters; sc = single crochet; st(s) = stitch(es); tr = treble crochet; * = repeat whatever follows the * as indicated; [ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified.

 

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