Yarn

Harvest Throw

By  Katherine Eng  for  Coats & Clark, Inc.

size:: 40"x49"

Materials

  • TLC Essentials (Coats & Clarks)(6 oz., 312 yd. solids/4.5 oz., 245 yd. multi): Falling Leaves (CA), 3 skeins; 2 skeins each: Persimmon (CB); Rust (CC)

Tools

  • Crochet hook: J-10 (6mm)
  • Yarn needle

Abbreviations

approx: approximately
beg: begin(ning)
CA: Color A
CB: Color B
CC: Color C
ch: chain
dc: double crochet
dec: decrease(s)(d)(ing)
hdc: half double crochet
inc: increase(s)(d)(ing)
lp(s): loop(s)
mm: millimeters
pat(s): pattern(s)
rem: remaining
rep: repeat
rnd(s): round(s)
sc: single crochet
sl st: slip stitch
sp(s): space(s)
st(s): stitch(es)
tog: together
tr: treble crochet
[ ]: work directions in brackets the number of times specified
* or **: rep whatever follows the * or ** as indicated

  • Gauge
  • 1. In shell pat panel = 4-1/2" across; 7 rows = 4". Check your gauge. Use any size needles/hook to obtain provided gauge.
  • Note
  • 1. After the first Strip, all others are joined while working Edging Rnd 2. Arrange strips so that the top of Strip A alternates with Strip B (top to bottom).
  • How to Change Color: In dc:
  • 1. Work to one st before required color change, yo and draw up a lp in next st, yo and draw lp through 2 lps, drop color in use; with next color to be used, yo and through 2 lps on hook - dc-color change made.
  • Strip A (Make 4)
  • 1. With CA ch 14.
  • 2. Row 1 (Right Side): Sc in 2nd ch from hook, [skip 2 ch; (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) all in next ch - shell made; skip 2 ch, sc in next ch] 2 times; turn.
  • 3. Row 2: Ch 3, 2 dc in fi rst sc, sc in next ch-2 sp, shell in next sc, sc in next ch-2 sp, 3 dc in last sc; turn.
  • 4. Row 3: Ch 1, sc in fi rst dc, shell in next sc, sc in next ch-2 sp, shell in next sc, sc in top of ch-3; turn.
  • 5. Rows 4-5: Rep Rows 2 and 3.
  • 6. Row 6: Rep Row 2, changing to CB in last dc. Fasten off CA.
  • 7. Rows 7-12: With CB rep Rows 3 and 2, changing to CA in last dc.
  • 8. Rep Rows 7-12 for pat, alternating colors as established (6 rows CA and 6 rows CB) 12 more times; change color and rep Rows 3 and 2 twice, then rep Row 3. Next Row: Ch 3, [hdc in next dc, sc in next dc, ch-2 sp and dc, hdc in next dc, dc in next sc] 2 times; turn. Last Row: Ch 1, sc in each st across - 13 sc. Fasten off. Each strip = 15 color squares.
  • Strip B (Make 3)
  • 1. Beginning with CB, work same as Strip A, reversing colors.
  • Strip Edging
  • 1. Rnd 1: With right side facing, attach CC to fi rst st of last row, ch 1, (sc, ch 2, sc) all in same st, ** [ch 2, sk 2 sc, sc in next sc] 3 times, ch 2, sk 2 sc, (sc, ch 2, sc) in next sc for corner; working down left edge, * ch 1, sc over post of row end, ch 1, sc in end of next sc row; rep from * ending with ch 1, work corner; rep from ** once more; join with sl st in beg sc.
  • 2. Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in same st as joining, ** (sc, ch 3, sc) all in corner ch-2 sp, sc in sc [(sc, ch 3, sc) in next ch-2 sp, sc in next sc] 4 times; sc in next sc, (sc, ch 3, sc) in corner ch-2 sp, sc in next sc; skipping over sc, * (sc, ch 3, sc) in next ch-1 sp, sc in next ch-1 sp; rep from * across, ending (sc, ch 3, sc) in last ch-1 sp, sc in next sc; rep from ** around; join. Fasten off.
  • 3. Second Strip Joining Rnd 2: Work Rnd 1 as for First Strip. Begin Rnd 2 and work across top to corner; sc in corner, ch 1, sc in corresponding corner ch-3 sp of First Strip, ch 1, sc in same corner sp on Second Strip, sc in sc, * (sc, ch 1) in next ch-1 sp of Second Strip, sc in corresponding sp of First Strip, ch 1, sc in same sp on Second Strip, sc in next ch-1 sp of Second Strip **; rep from * to ** across to corner, sc in next sc. Complete as for Rnd 2 of First Strip. (Note: Do not fasten off after last strip attached.)
  • Border
  • 1. Rnd 1: Sl st to corner, ch 1, [(sc, ch 2) 3 times, sc] all in corner sp, * ch 1, (sc, ch 2, sc) in next sp; rep from * to corner, ch 1, [(sc, ch 2) 3 times, sc] all in corner sp; rep from * around.
  • 2. Rnd 2: * Sl st to ch-2 sp, (ch 3, 2 dc) all in same 3 sp; rep from * around; join to beg sl st. Weave in ends.