Light Afghan Throw

Light Afghan Throw
Light Afghan Throw - Crochet Pattern
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This light and cuddly Afghan pattern makes a perfect throw or baby blanket!

Size: Throw measures 35" x 40"

Materials: Red Heart Yarn, I used Light Coral, Crochet Hook H/8 or 5mm hook

GAUGE: 15 sts = 4" in pattern. 

Throw

Ch 133.
Row 1 (Right Side): Dc in 4th ch from hook (counts as first 2 dc, *[dc in next ch, ch 1, skip 1 ch] 7 times, dc in next 2 ch, repeat from * to last ch; dc in last ch, turn.

Row 2: Ch 4 (counts as dc and ch-1 now and throughout), skip 1 dc, dc in next dc, dc in next ch-space, dc in next dc, *[ch 1, dc in next dc] 5 times, dc in next ch-space and next dc**, ch 5, skip 1 dc, dc in next dc, dc in next ch-space and next dc; repeat from * across, ending last repeat at **, ch 1, skip 1 dc, dc in 3rd ch of ch-3, turn—7 spider motifs established.

Row 3: Ch 4, dc in 1st dc, ch 1, skip 1 dc, dc in next dc, dc in next ch-space and next dc, *[ch 1, dc in next dc] 3 times, dc in next ch-space and next dc,** ch 4, sc in ch-5 space, ch 4, skip 2 dc, dc in next dc, dc in next ch-space and next dc, repeat from *, ending last repeat at **, ch 1, skip 1 dc, dc in next dc, ch 1, dc in 3rd ch of ch-4, turn.

Row 4: Ch 4, dc in next dc, ch 1, dc in next dc, ch 1, skip 1 dc, dc in next dc, dc in next ch-space and next dc, *ch 1, dc in next dc, dc in next ch-space and next dc,** ch 4, skip 2 dc and 3 ch, sc in next ch, sc in next sc and next ch, ch 4, skip 2 dc, dc in next dc, dc in next ch-space and next dc; repeat from *, ending last repeat at **, ch 1, skip 1 dc, dc in next dc, ch 1, dc in next dc, ch 1, dc in 3rd ch of ch-4, turn.

Row 5: Ch 4, [dc in next dc, ch 1] 3 times, skip 1 dc, dc in next dc, *dc in next ch-space, dc in next dc,** ch 4, skip 2 dc and next 3 chs, sc in next ch, sc in next 3 sc and next ch, ch 4, skip 2 dc, dc in next dc, repeat from *, ending last repeat at **, ch 1, skip 1 dc, dc in next dc, [ch 1, dc in next dc] 2 times, ch 1, dc in 3rd ch of ch-4, turn.

Row 6: Ch 4, dc in next dc, [ch 1, dc in next dc] 2 times, dc in next ch-space, dc in next dc, *ch 1, skip 1 dc, dc in next dc and next 2 chs, ch 4, skip 1 sc, sc in next 3 sc, ch 4, skip 1 sc and 2 chs, dc in next 2 chs and next dc, repeat from * to last 10 sts, ch 1, skip 1 dc, dc in next dc and next ch-space, dc in next dc, [ch 1, dc in next dc] 2 times, ch 1, dc in 3rd ch of ch-4, turn.

Row 7: Ch 4, dc in next dc, ch 1, dc in next dc, dc in next ch-space, dc in next dc, *ch 1, skip 1 dc, [dc in next dc, ch 1] 2 times, skip 1 dc, dc in next dc**, dc in next 2 chs, ch 4, skip 1 sc, sc in next sc, ch 4, skip 1 sc and next 2 chs, dc in next 2 chs and next dc, repeat from *, ending last repeat at **, dc in next ch-space, [dc in next dc, ch 1] 2 times, dc in 3rd ch of ch-4, turn.

Row 8: Ch 4, dc in next dc, dc in next ch-space, dc in next dc, *ch 1, skip 1 dc, dc in next dc, [ch 1, dc in next dc] 3 times, ch 1, skip 1 dc, dc in next dc,** dc in next 2 chs, ch 1, skip 1 sc and next 2 chs, dc in next 2 chs and next dc; repeat from *, ending last repeat at **, dc in next ch-space, dc in next dc, ch 1, dc in 3rd ch of ch-4, turn.

Row 9: Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in ch-space, dc in next dc, * ch 1, skip 1 dc, dc in next dc, [ch 1, dc in next dc] 5 times, ch 1, skip 1 dc, dc in next dc, dc in ch-space,** dc in next dc, repeat from *, ending last repeat at **, dc in 3rd ch of ch-4, turn.

Repeat Rows 2-9 seven times more. Finish off.

Border
First Point
Row 1: With right side facing; skip 2 dc, slip st in next dc, ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in next ch-space, dc in next dc, [ch 1, dc in next dc] 5 times, dc in next ch-space, dc in next dc, turn.

Row 2: Slip st in first 2 dc, slip st in next dc, ch 3, dc in next ch-space, dc in next dc, [ch 1, dc in next dc] 3 times, dc in next ch-space, dc in next dc, turn.

Row 3: Slip st in first 2 dc, slip in next dc, ch 3, dc in next ch-space, dc in next dc, ch 1, dc in next dc, dc in next ch-space, dc in next dc, turn.

Row 4: Slip st in first 2 dc, slip st in next dc, ch 3, dc in next ch-space, dc in next dc. Finish off.

For next 7 points:
Row 1: Skip 1 dc, slip st in next dc, ch 3, dc in next ch-space, dc in next dc, [ch 1, dc in next dc] 5 times, dc in next ch-space, dc in next dc, turn. Work Rows 2-4 as for first point.

Repeat Border on other side. Weave in ends and block.

 

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Jenny Newman is a devoted wife and mother who enjoys creating new projects, patterns, and activities and crafting meaningful home-made treasures.  Her signature crafting style is simple, affordable and fun!  We hope you enjoy Jenny's crafts and patterns as much as we do.