Crochet Lap Throw
- 3 skeins Red Heart® Super Saver® Yarn, burgundy
- Crochet hook L-11, or size to obtain gauge.
- Yarn needle GAUGE: 2 repeats (two cluster groups and two FPdc) = 3"; 4 rows = 3" in pat.
DIRECTIONS: Ch 83.
Row 1: (WS): (CL, ch 2, CL) all in 5th ch from hook, skip next ch, dc in next ch, * skip next ch,
(CL, ch 2 CL) all in next ch, skip next ch, dc in next ch; rep from * across; turn – 20 cluster groups.
Row 2: (RS): Ch 3, (CL, ch 2, CL) all in next ch-2 sp, * FPdc around next dc, (CL, ch 2, CL)
all in next ch-2 sp; rep from * to last st; dc in top of beg ch; turn.
Row 3: Ch 3, (CL, ch 2 CL) all in next ch-2 sp, * BPdc around next st, (CL ch 2, CL) all in next ch-2 sp; rep from * to last st; dc in top of ch-3; turn.
Rows 4 to 49: Rep Rows 2 and 3 twenty-three times.
Border: Rnd 1: Ch 1, work sc evenly around all 4 sides, working 3 sc in each corner; join with a sl st in first sc.
Rnd 2: Ch 1, working from left to right, sc in each sc around (reverse sc); join. Fasten off. Weave in ends.
Finished size. 32"x37" .
ABBREVIATIONS & STITCHES:
beg = beginning; ch = chain, dc = double crochet, lp = loop, pat = pattern, rep = repeat, RS = Right side(s), rnd = round, sc = single crochet, sl = slip, sp = space, st(s) = stitch(es), WS = Wrong side(s), yo = yarn over, * = repeat whatever follows the * as indicated, [ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified,CL = Cluster: [yo & draw up a loop, yo & draw through 2 loops] twice all in specified stitch, yo & draw through all 3
loops on hook.FPdc = front post dc: yo, insert hook from front to back to front around the post of indicated stitch & draw yarn through, [yo & draw through 2 loops on hook] twice.
BPdc = back post dc: yo, insert hook from back to front to back around the post of indicated stitch & draw yarn through , [yo & draw through 2 loops on hook] twice.