Free Crochet Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Super Fast & Easy Throw
Lion Brand® Homespun®
Pattern Number: 669

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
Approx 42 x 55"

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

790-315 Homespun Yarn: Tudor

'Painterly' color Soft shades of cream, rose, and teal


Quantity needed: 6 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 44.94

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size N-13 (9 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.95

GAUGE:
Each rep = 6". 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.

STITCH EXPLANATION:
Cluster of 2-dc: 2 dc (half closed and joined tog) worked across designated ch's or dc's.
Cluster of 3-dc: 3 dc (half closed and joined tog) worked across designated ch's or dc's.
Cluster of 5-dc: 5 dc (half closed and joined tog) worked across 5 designated ch's or dc's.



Note: These clusters are made by working a specified number of double crochets to the point where you would normally do your last yarn-over-pull-through-two and keeping them on the hook (you will have multiple loops on your hook), then yarn over and pull through all the loops on the hook to close the cluster and draw it together.

The clusters are the mirror image of the shell stitches with which they alternate.


INSTRUCTIONS



PATTERN (multiple of 16 sts + 4):
Row 1: 1 cluster of 2-dc worked across 5th and 6th ch from hook, (ch 1, sk 1 ch, 1 dc in next ch) 2 times, ch 1, sk 1 ch, *5 dc in next ch, (ch 1, sk 1 ch, 1 dc in next ch) 2 times, ch 1, sk 1 ch, 1 cluster of 5-dc worked across next 5 ch, (ch 1, sk 1 ch, 1 dc in next ch) 2 times, ch 1, sk 1 ch,* rep from * to * across, ending last rep 5 dc in next ch, (ch 1, sk 1 ch, 1 dc in next ch) 2 times, ch 1, sk 1 ch, 1 cluster of 3-dc worked across last 3 ch.

Ch 1, turn.
Row 2: Sc in each st and each ch across.

Ch 3, turn.
Row 3: 1 cluster of 2-dc worked across next 2 sc, (ch 1, sk 1 sc, 1 dc in next sc) 2 times, ch 1, sk 1 sc, *5 dc in next sc, (ch 1, sk 1 sc, 1 dc in next sc) 2 times, ch 1, sk 1 sc, 1 cluster of 5-dc worked across next 5 sc, (ch 1, sk 1 sc, 1 dc in next sc) 2 times, ch 1, sk 1 sc,* rep from * to * across, ending last rep 5 dc in next sc, (ch 1, sk 1 sc, 1 dc in next sc) 2 times, ch 1, sk 1 sc, 1 cluster of 3-dc worked across last 3 sc.

Ch 1, turn.

Rep Rows 2 and 3 for pat.
THROW: Ch 116.

Beg with Pat Row 1, then rep Rows 2 and 3 for pat until piece measures approx 55".

Fasten off.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
hdc = half double crochet
lp(s) = loop(s)
Pm = place marker
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl = slip
sl st = slip stitch
sp(s) = space(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)
tbl = through the back loop
tr = treble (triple) crochet
WS = wrong side
yo = yarn over
approx = approximately
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
fpsc = front post single crochet
hdc = half double crochet
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sl = slip
st(s) = stitch(es)
tbl = through the back loop
tog = together
yo = yarn over


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