Free Crochet Pattern Be My Valentine Throw From RedHeart.com

 

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The heart is universally accepted as a symbol of love and warm feelings. Crochet this throw for anyone you love or as the perfect engagement, wedding or anniversary gift. Change the hearts to pink or a pastel for a young little miss.

From RedHeart.com

Be My Valentine Throw

LW3240
Designed By: Roseanna Beck
Skill Level: Easy

Supplies:

RED HEART® With Love®: 4 skeins 1303 Aran A, 2 skeins 1909 Holly Berry B

Susan Bates® Crochet Hooks: 5 mm [US H-8] and 7 mm [US K-10 ½]

Size: Throw measures 44” x 53” (111.8cm x 134.6cm)

Heart measure 2 ½” x 2 ¾” (6.4cm x 7cm)

GAUGE: 12 dc = 4” (10cm); 8 rows = 5½” (14cm) with smaller hook. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain gauge.

SPECIAL STITCHES
V-st = Work (dc, ch 1, dc) in indicated st.
Shell = Work (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in indicated st.

THROW
With smaller hook and B, ch 140.
Row 1: Dc in 4th ch from hook (beginning ch counts as first dc) and in next 10 ch, *skip next ch, V-st in next ch, skip next 2 ch, shell in next ch, skip next 2 ch, V-st in next ch, skip next ch, dc in next 12 ch; repeat from * 5 more times, turn—12 V-sts, 6 shells
Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as first dc here and throughout), dc in next 11 dc, *V-st in ch-1 space of next V-st, shell in ch-1 space of next shell, V-st in ch-1 space of next V-st, dc in next 12 dc; repeat from * across, turn. Fasten off B.
Row 3: Join A with slip st in first dc (joining slip stitch and following ch-2 count as first dc), ch 2, dc in next 11 dc, *V-st in ch-1 space of next V-st, shell in ch-1 space of next shell, V-st in ch-1 space of next V-st, dc in next 12 dc; repeat from * across, turn.
Rows 4-8: Repeat Row 2, 5 times. Fasten off A at end of last row.
Row 9: With B, repeat Row 3.
Row 10: Repeat Row 2. Fasten off B.
Rows 11-16: With A, repeat Rows 3-8. Fasten off A at end of last row.
Rows 17-72: Repeat Rows 9-16, 7 times. Fasten off A at end of last row.
Rows 73-74: Repeat Rows 9 and 10. Do not fasten off B.

EDGING
With smaller hook and B, ch 4 (counts as dc, ch 1), (dc, ch 1, dc) in first dc of last row of throw, ch 2, skip next dc, sc in next dc, ch 2, skip next 2 dc, V-st in next dc, ch 2, skip next 2 dc, sc in next dc, ch 2, skip next 2 dc, V-st in next dc, ch 2, *sc in ch-1 space of next V-st, ch 2, V-st in ch-1 space of next shell, ch 2, sc in ch-1 space of next V-st, ch 2, skip next 2 dc, V-st in next dc, ch 2, skip next dc, sc in next dc, ch 2, skip next 2 dc, V-st in next dc, ch 2, skip next dc, sc in next dc, ch 2, skip next 2 dc, V-st in next dc, ch 2; repeat from * across to last dc, (dc, ch 1, dc, ch 1, dc) in last dc; working across side edge, **ch 2, sc in space between next 2 rows, ch 2, V-st in space between next 2 rows**; repeat from ** to ** across; working across opposite side of foundation ch, (dc, ch 1, dc, ch 1, dc) in first ch, ch 2, skip next ch, sc in next ch, ch 2, skip next 2 ch, V-st in next ch, ch 2, skip next 2 ch, sc in next ch, ch 2, skip next 2 ch, V-st in next ch, ch 2, ***sc in ch at base of next V-st, ch 2, V-st in ch at base of next shell, ch 2, sc in ch at base of next V-st, ch 2, skip next ch, V-st in next ch, ch 2, skip next ch, sc in next ch, ch 2, skip next 2 ch, V-st in next ch, ch 2, skip next ch, sc in next ch, ch 2, skip next 2 ch, V-st in next ch, ch 2; repeat from *** across to last ch, (dc, ch 1, dc, ch 1, dc) in last ch; working across last side edge, repeat from ** to ** across; join with slip st in 3rd ch of beginning ch. Fasten off.

 HEARTS (make 13)
With larger hook and B, ch 4; (3 tr, 3 dc, ch 1, tr, ch 1, 3 dc, 3 tr) in 4th ch from hook; ch 3, slip st in first ch of beginning ch-4. Fasten off.
FINISHING
Sew Hearts onto Throw as shown in Heart Placement Diagram. Weave in all ends.

 

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