Free Crochet Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
5 1/2 Hour Throw
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®
Pattern Number: 90208AD This openwork afghan is super fast and easy.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 45 x 60 in. (114.5 x 152.5 cm) not including fringe

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

640-138 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Cranberry

Deep red


Quantity needed: 8 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 60.72

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size Q-19 (15.75)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.70


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

GAUGE:
2 V-sts + 3 1/2 rows = 5 in. (12.5 cm) in pattern. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles. Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.


INSTRUCTIONS



THROW
Starting at lower edge, ch 61.


Row 1: Dc in 5th ch from hook, ch 1, dc in same ch (V-st made), *sk 2 ch, (dc, ch 1, dc) in next ch (V-st made); repeat from * to last 2 ch, sk 1 ch, dc in last ch - 19 V-sts and 1 dc on each end.


Rows 2-40: Ch 3 (counts as dc), turn, (dc, ch 1, dc) in each ch-1 sp across, dc in 3rd ch of turning ch.


Fasten off.


Edging
Join yarn in any corner of Throw.


Edging Row: Ch 1, single crochet evenly spaced along long edge of Throw.

Fasten off.

Rep edging along other long edge.


FINISHING
Weave in ends.


Fringe
For each Fringe cut 9 strands of yarn approximately 22 in.

(56 cm) long.

Hold the strands together and fold in half.

Use crochet hook to draw fold through edge of Throw, forming a loop.

Pull ends of Fringe through this loop.

Pull to tighten.

Make Fringe evenly spaced along top and lower edges of Throw.

Trim Fringe evenly.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sl = slip
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sp(s) = space(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)


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