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Floral Throw

Crafting Time:
  • Varies
Skill Level:
  • Advanced
Project Courtesy of: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores
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SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Red Heart® Soft Yarn:
    5 skeins Black (A)
    2 skeins each: Turquoise (B), Rose Blush (C), Seafoam (D)
    1 skein White (E)
  • Size K-10 crochet hook or size to obtain gauge
  • Stitch marker
  • Yarn needle
GAUGE: Flower Square = 4-½"x4-½" Regular instruction lists begin with 'Directions' in bold, 'Notes' are italicized and each line is double spaced by 2
tags.

DIRECTIONS: Ch 26.

FLOWER SQUARE: Make 44 using C. Make 37 using D in Rnd 2.
With E, ch 5, join with slip st to form ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 3, work 11 dc in ring, join with slip st to top of first ch-3. Fasten off.
Rnd 2: Working in between each dc of Rnd 1, join C or D in between any 2 dc, ch 4, work 2 tr in same space, remove hook from loop and insert hook from front to back in top of first ch-4, then into open loop and pull loop through – begin cluster made, ch 2, *work 3 tr in next space between dc, remove hook from loop and insert hook from front to back in top of first tr, then into open loop and pull loop through – cluster made, ch 2; repeat from * around, join with slip st to top of first ch-4 – 12 clusters. Fasten off.

BLOCK: Refer to photo to arrange 9 Flower Squares into a Block.

FIRST FLOWER SQUARE:
Work Rnd 3 around first Flower Square.
Rnd 3: Join A in any ch-2 space, ch 3, work 3 dc in same space, ch 2, work 4 dc in same space, *[3 dc in next ch-2 space] twice, (4 dc, ch 2, 4 dc) in next ch-2 space for corner; repeat from* around, slip st to top of first ch-3. Fasten off.

JOINING FLOWER SQUARES ON 1 SIDE:
Work Rnd 3 along one side of working Flower Square.
Work 4 dc in second corner ch-2 space, ch 1, slip st in corresponding corner ch-2 space on previous Flower Square,
ch 1, 4 dc in same corner space on working Flower Square, slip st between corner 4-dc and first 3-dc on previous Flower Square, [3-dc in next ch-2 space on working Flower Square, slip st in between 3-dc groups of previous Flower Square] twice. Slip st between corner 4-dc and 3-dc on previous Flower Square, 4 dc in next corner ch-2 space of working Flower Square, ch 1, slip st in corresponding corner ch-2 space on previous Flower Square, ch 1, 4 dc in same corner space on working Flower Square. Continue working Rnd 3 as for First Flower Square around remaining 2 sides.

JOINING FLOWER SQUARES ON 2 SIDES:
Work Rnd 3 along one side of working Flower Square.
*work 4 dc in 2nd corner ch-2 space, ch 1, slip st in corresponding corner ch-2 space on previous Flower Square.
Ch 1, 4 dc in same corner space on working Flower Square. Slip st between corner 4-dc and1st 3-dc on previous Flower Square, [3-dc in next ch-2 space on working Flower Square, slip st in between 3-dc groups of previous Flower Square] twice. Slip st between corner 4-dc & 3-dc on previous Flower Square, 4 dc in next corner ch-2 space of working Flower Square. Ch 1, slip st in corresponding corner ch-2 space on previous Flower Square. Ch 1, 4 dc in same corner space on working Flower Square. Rep from * to join 2nd side; work Rnd 3 as for First Flower Square around remaining side. Make 9 Blocks of 9 joined Flower Squares.

BLOCK BORDERS:
FIRST BLOCK:
Rnd 1: Join B to any corner ch-2 space of Block, ch 4, [[*dc in between first 2 dc of 4-dc group, [ch 1, skip 2 dc and work dc in between 2 dc] 6 times, ch 1, work dc in between 2 joined Flower Squares, ch 1; rep from * across side edge of Block to corner ch-2 space, (dc, ch 1, dc) in corner space, ch 1]] around, dc in corner space, ch 1, slip st to 3rd ch of first ch-4.
Rnd 2: Ch 4, [dc in ch-1 space, ch 1] around, working (dc, ch 1, dc) in each corner ch-1 space, dc in final corner space, ch 1, slip st to 3rd ch of first ch-4. Fasten off.
Rnd 3: Join A in any corner ch-1 space and rep Rnd 2.

JOINING BLOCKS ON 1 SIDE:
Work Rnd 3 across one side to corner space, (dc, ch 1) in corner space. Slip st in corresponding corner of previous Block. Ch 1, dc in same space to complete corner, [slip st in next ch-1 space of previous Block, ch 1, work dc in working Block, ch 1] across one side.
Work Rnd 3 as for First Block around remaining two sides.

JOINING BLOCKS ON 2 SIDES:
Work Rnd 3 across one side to corner space.
*(dc, ch 1) in corner space, slip st in corresponding corner of previous Block, ch 1, dc in same space to complete corner, [slip st in next ch-1 space of previous Block, ch 1, work dc in working Block, ch 1] across one side.
repeat from * across second side, work Rnd 3 as for First Block around remaining side.

THROW BORDER:
Work Rnd 3 of BLOCK BORDER around entire Throw.
Frill Rnd: *Ch 10, sc in same ch-1 space, ch 10, sc in next ch-1 space;
repeat from* around entire piece. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

Finished size 55" square

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