Autumn Beauty Throw

Materials

  • Red Heart Classic Yarn (Coats & Clark): Coffee (A), three balls; Copper (B), three balls; Mid Brown (C), three balls; Bronze (D), three balls; Dark Sage (E), two balls; Claret (F), one ball
  • Red Heart Super Saver Yarn (Coats & Clark): Gold (G), one ball

Tools

  • Crochet hooks: size US I-9 (5.5mm)
  • Yarn needle

Directions

Gauge

  • 1. Square = 7”. Check your gauge. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

Throw

  • 1. Make 48
  • 2. With G, ch 3, slip st in first ch to form a ring.
  • 3. Rnd 1: Ch 4 (counts as dc and ch-1), [dc in ring, ch 1] 7 times; 8 dc.
  • 4. Fasten off.
  • 5. Rnd 2: Join F in any ch-space, ch 2, dc in same space, *ch 1, 2 hdc in next ch-space, ch 1, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in next ch-space; repeat from * around, end ch 1, 2 hdc in next ch-space, 2 dc in first corner ch-space, ch 2, slip st in top of beginning ch to join.
  • 6. Fasten off.
  • 7. Rnd 3: Join E in any corner space, ch 2, dc in same space, *[ch 1, 2 dc in next ch-space] twice, ch 1, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc ) in corner space; repeat from * around, end 2 dc in first corner space, ch 2, slip st in top of beginning ch to join.
  • 8. Fasten off.
  • 9. Rnd 4: Join D in any corner space, ch 2, dc in same space, *ch 1, [2 dc in next ch-space, ch 1] across to next corner space, work (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in corner ch-space; repeat from * around, end [2 dc in next ch-space, ch 1] across to first corner space, 2 dc in first corner space, ch 2, slip st in top of beginning ch to join.
  • 10. Fasten off.
  • 11. Rnd 5: Join C in any corner space, repeat Rnd 4.
  • 12. Rnd 6: Join B in any corner space, repeat Rnd 4.
  • 13. Rnd 7: Join A in any corner space, ch 1, 2 sc in same space, *sc in each dc and in each ch-space across to next corner space, work (2 sc, ch 2, 2 sc) in corner space; repeat from * around, end sc in each dc and in each ch-space across to next corner space, 2 sc in first corner space, ch 2, slip st in top of beginning ch to join.
  • 14. Fasten off, leaving a 16” tail to use in sewing.

Finishing

  • 1. With wrong side together, use long tails to whipstitch Squares together through the back loops only. Make 8 Strips of 6 Squares each. Sew 8 Strips together along long edges.

Border

  • 1. Rnd 1: Working in back loops only, join A in 2nd ch of any corner ch-2 space, ch 1, sc in same loop, [sc in each sc across to next corner, working sc2tog in corner ch-spaces of adjoining Squares and working (sc, ch 2, sc) in each corner space of Throw] around to first corner space, sc, ch 2, slip st to first st to join.
  • 2. Fasten off.
  • 3. Rnd 2: Join D in any corner ch-2 space, ch 2, dc in same space, *[ch 1, skip next sc, dc in next 2 sc] across to 1 st before next corner, ch 1, skip last sc, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in corner space; repeat from * around, end with ch 1, skip last sc, 2 dc in first corner space, ch 2, slip st in top of beginning ch to join.
  • 4. Fasten off.
  • 5. Rnd 3: Join C in any ch-2 corner space, ch 2, dc in same space, *[ch 1, 2 dc in next ch-1 space] across to next corner space, ch 1, work (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc); repeat from * around, end 2 dc in first corner space, ch 2, slip st in top of beginning ch to join.
  • 6. Fasten off.
  • 7. Rnd 4: Join B in any corner space, ch 1, sc in same space, *[ch 4, sc in next ch-1 space] across to next corner, ch 4, work (sc, ch 4, sc) in corner space; repeat from * around, end with sc in first corner space, ch 4, slip st in first sc to join.
  • 8. Fasten off.
  • 9. Weave in ends.
by Martha Brooks Stein for Coats & Clark
Autumn Beauty Throw
Autumn Beauty Throw