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Diamonds & Lace Throw
Lion Brand® Jiffy®
Pattern Number: cjif-diamondLaceafghan

SKILL LEVEL:  Experienced (Level 5)
SIZE: One Size
Throw measures approx 37 inches x 55 inches without border.

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

450-100 Jiffy Yarn: White

Crisp white


Quantity needed: 10 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 39.90
Note: (A)

450-307 Jiffy Yarn: Denver Mixed peacock blue, dark medium blue and purple
Quantity needed: 7 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 0.00
Note: (B)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size K-10.5 (6.5 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.65

GAUGE:
14.8 sts = 4 inches. 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:
Reverse Shell: Keeping last loop of each dc on hook (dc in same dc as last st made, dc in each of next 3 dc, dc in next sc, dc in next 4 dc) yo and draw yarn through all 10 loops on hook, ch 1.

Beg Half Reverse Shell: Keeping last loop of each dc on hook dc in each of next 4 dc, yo and draw yarn through all 5 loops on hook, ch 1.



Half Reverse Shell: Keeping last loop of each dc on hook (dc in same st as last dc made, dc in each of next 3 dc, dc in next sc) yo and draw yarn through all 6 loops on hook, ch 1.


INSTRUCTIONS



THROW:

Foundation Row: With A, ch 138.



Row 1 (RS): Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each rem ch.

Ch 2 (counts as first dc on foll row), turn.



Row 2: 3 dc in first sc (Beg Half Shell made), skip next 3 sc, sc in next sc, *skip next 3 sc, 7 dc in next sc (Shell made), skip next 3 sc, sc in next sc, rep from * to last 4 sc, skip next 3 sc, 4 dc in last sc (Half Shell made); change to B by drawing loop through and cut A, ch 1, turn.



Row 3: Sc in first dc, *ch 3, Reverse Shell over same dc as last sc made and in next 8 sts, ch 3, sc in same st as last dc made, rep from * across to last shell, ch 3, keeping last loop of each dc on hook (dc in same dc as last sc made, dc in next 7 sts, dc in 2nd ch of t-ch) yo and draw yarn through all 10 loops on hook, ch 1, pull tight (End Reverse Shell made), ch 3, sc in same ch as last dc made.

Ch 1, turn.



Row 4: Sc in first sc, *shell in top of next Reverse Shell, sc in next sc, rep from * across; change to A by drawing loop through and cut B, ch 2 (counts as first dc on foll row), turn.



Row 5: Beg Half Reverse Shell over next 4 dc, ch 3, sc in same st as last dc made, *ch 3, Reverse Shell, ch 3, sc in same st as last dc made, rep from * to last 4 sts, ch 3, Half Reverse Shell (over same st as last dc made, next 3 dc and last sc).

Ch 2, turn.



Row 6: Beg Half Shell in top of next Half Reverse Shell, sc in next sc, *shell in top of next Reverse Shell, sc in next sc, rep from * across to Beg Half Reverse Shell, 4 dc in top of Beg Half Reverse Shell; change to B by drawing loop through and cut A.

Ch 1, turn.



Rep Rows 3-6 for approx 55 inches, ending with Row 5 and do not ch 2 at end of last row.

Ch 1, turn.

Last Row: Sc in top of next Half Reverse Shell, sc in next each of next 3 ch, sc in next sc, sc in each of next 3 ch, *sc in top of next Reverse Shell, sc in each of next 3 ch, sc in next sc, sc in each of next 3 ch, rep from * across to Beg Half Reverse Shell, sc in top of Beg Half Reverse Shell.



BORDER:

With RS facing, join MC with sl st in any corner, *work 100 sc evenly across short edge of throw to next corner, 3 sc in corner, work 150 sc evenly along long edge of throw, 3 sc in corner, rep from * once, sl st to beg ch.

Rnd 1: Ch 4, skip next st, dc in next st, *ch 1, skip next st, dc in next st, rep from * to corner, ch 1, skip next st, (dc, ch 1, dc) in corner st (corner made), rep from * around, end sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch.



Rnd 2: Sl st in ch-1 space of corner, ch 4, 3 dc in next ch-1 space, *ch 1, skip next ch-1 space, 3 dc in next ch-1 space, rep from * to last corner, (3 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in last corner space, sl st to 3rd ch of beg ch.



Rnd 3: (Ch 3, 2 dc) in same space, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 space, (ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 space), *ch 4, 3 dc in next ch-1 space, (ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 space) 2 times, rep from * to last corner (3 dc, ch 4, 3 dc) in last corner space, ch 1, sl st to top of beg ch.



Rnd 4: Sl st over next 2 dc, (ch 3, 2 dc) in next ch space, *(tr, ch 1) 6 times in next ch-4 loop, tr in same loop, 3 dc in next ch-1 space, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 space, rep from * to last corner, end last rep ch 1, sl st to top of beg ch.



Rnd 5: Sl st over next 2 dc, sl st in next ch-1 space, ch 6, tr in next ch-1 space, (ch 2, tr in next ch-1 space) 4 times, 3 dc in next ch-1 space, *tr in next ch-1 space, (ch 2, tr in next ch-1 space) 5 times, 3 dc in next ch-1 space, rep from * around, sl st to 4th ch of ch 6.



Rnd 6: Ch 1, sc in same space, sc in next tr, (ch 3, sl st in sc just made - picot made), *2 sc in next ch-2 space, sc in next tr, picot*, rep from * to * 4 times more, sc in next 3 dc, **sc in next tr, picot, *2 sc in next ch-2 space, sc in next tr, picot*, rep from * to * 4 times, sc in next 3 dc, rep from ** around, end sl st to top of beg ch.

Fasten off.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
sp(s) = space(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
p2tog = purl 2 together
Pm = place marker
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sm = slip marker
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side
approx = approximately
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
foll = follow(s)(ing)
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
t-ch = turning chain
tr = treble (triple) crochet
yo = yarn over


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