Free Crochet Pattern Pansy Throw From RedHeart.com

 

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Add a feminine touch to your cottage with this charming crocheted throw. First you crochet the hexagons then leaves and pansies are added.

From RedHeart.com

Pansy Throw

LW3159
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Skill Level: Intermediate


RED HEART® Super Saver®: 5 skeins 311 White A; 4 skeins 330 Linen B; 2 skeins 633 Dark Sage C; 1 skein 356 Amethyst D; 2 skeins 358 Lavender E; and 1 skein 320 Cornmeal F
Susan Bates® Crochet Hook: 6mm [US J-1]Yarn needle
Throw measures 55½” x 76” (141 x 193 cm)
GAUGE: Hexagon measures 9½” (24cm) across; 10½” (26.7cm) from point to point. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.
NOTE
Hexagons are made first, then leaves, then pansies. Leaves are sewn on top of hexagons, pansies are sewn on top of leaves, and then
hexagons are sewn together.
To Change Color in Dc: Work last dc before color change until there are 2 loops left on the hook, drop color in use, with new color yarn over and draw through 2 loops on hook. Continue with the new color. Carry other color at back of work until needed, catching strands into back as sts are worked.
Throw
Hexagon (Make 53)
With A, ch 4; join with a slip st to form a ring.
Round 1: Ch 3, dc in ring, [ch 2, 2 dc in ring] 5 times, ch 2; join with a slip st in top of ch-3.
Round 2: Slip st to ch-2 space, ch 3, (dc, ch 2, 2 dc) all in same space, [ch 1, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) all in next ch-2 space] 5 times, ch 1; join.
Round 3: Slip st to ch-2 space, ch 3, (dc, ch 2, 2 dc) all in same space changing to B in last dc, * ch 1, dc in ch-1 space changing to A, ch 1 **, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) all in next ch-2 space changing to B in last dc; repeat from * around, end at ** with A; join.
Round 4: Slip st to ch-2 space, ch 3, (dc, ch 2, 2 dc) all in same space changing to B in last dc, * ch 1, dc in ch-1 space, dc in dc, dc in ch-1 space changing to A, ch 1 **, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) all in next ch-2 space changing to B in last dc; repeat from * around, end at **; join.
Round 5: Slip st to ch-2 space, ch 3, (dc, ch 2, 2 dc) all in same space changing to B in last dc, * ch 1, dc in ch-1 space, dc in next 3 dc, dc in ch-1 space changing to A, ch 1 **, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) all in next ch-2 space changing to B in last dc; repeat from * around, end at **; join.
Round 6: Slip st to ch-2 space, ch 3, (dc, ch 2, 2 dc) all in same space changing to B in last dc, * ch 1, dc in ch-1 space, dc in next 5 dc, dc in ch-1 space changing to A, ch 1 **, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) all in next ch-2 space changing to B in last dc; repeat from * around, end at **; join.
Round 7: Slip st to ch-2 space, ch 3, (dc, ch 2, 2 dc) all in same space changing to B in last dc, * ch 1, dc in ch-1 space, dc in next 7 dc, dc in ch-1 space changing to A, ch 1 **, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) all in next ch-2 space changing to B in last dc; repeat from * around, end at **; join.
Fasten off. There are 9 B dc between A corners.
Leaves (Make 53)
With C, ch 4; join with a slip st to form a ring.
Round 1: Ch 1, 16 sc in ring; join with a slip st in first sc.
Round 2: * Ch 7, slip st in 2nd ch from hook, hdc in next ch, tr in next 3 ch, hdc in next ch, slip st in next 2 sc; repeat from * around.
Fasten off. Sew leaf piece to center of each hexagon.
Pansy (Make 53)
With D, ch 3; join with a slip st to form a ring.
Round 1: [Ch 3, 2 dc in ring, ch 3, sc in ring] 3 times; do NOT join. Fasten off.
Round 2: Attach E in ring just beyond last sc; [ch 4, 3 tr in ring, ch 4, slip st into ring] twice, * ch 4, [3 dc in next dc] twice, ch 4, slip st in sc; repeat from * twice more.
Round 3: * Slip st to first ch of ch-4, ch 1, sc in same ch, [ch 2, sc in next ch] 3 times, [ch 2, slip st into back loop of next tr] 3 times, [ch 2, sc in next ch] 3 times, slip st into last ch; repeat from * once more. Fasten off. Embroider 4 straight stitches along center 2-color petal with F and tapestry needle as shown in photo.
Finishing
Sew Pansies on top of leaves. Sew hexagons together in 4 strips of 8 motifs and 3 strips of 7 motifs. Sew strips together.
Edging
With right side facing, attach B in any B dc; ch 2, hdc around entire afghan, working 3 hdc in each corner point; join with a slip st in top of ch-2. Fasten off. Weave in ends.
Abbreviations
A, B, C, etc = Colors A, B, C, etc.; ch = chain;
dc = double crochet; hdc = half double
crochet; mm = millimeters; sc = single
crochet; st(s) = stitch (es); tr = treble crochet;
* or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or **
as indicated; [ ] = work directions in brackets
the number of times specified.

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