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Forever Diamonds Throw

Crafting Time:
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Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Craft with Jo-Ann
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SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

Throw measures 50"x55".

  • Red Heart® Super Saver® Yarn: 5 skeins main color (A), 1 skein contrasting color (B)
  • Crochet hook, US J-10
  • Yarn needle

GAUGE: 13 dc = 4"; 7 rows = 4". CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

DIRECTIONS:

THROW:
With A, ch 154.

Row 1: Dc in 6th ch from hook, * ch 1, skip next ch, dc in next ch; repeat from * across; turn – 74 ch-1 spaces.
Row 2: Ch 4 (counts as dc, ch-1), skip 1st ch-1 space, dc in next 9 sts, * ch 1, skip next st **, dc in next 15 sts; repeat from * across, ending at **; dc in next 9 sts, ch 1, dc in 3rd ch of turning ch; turn.
Row 3: Ch 4, skip 1st ch-1 space, dc in next 7 sts, * [ch 1, skip next st, dc in next st] 3 times **; dc in next 10 sts; repeat from * across, ending at **; dc in next 6 sts, ch 1, dc in 3rd ch; turn.
Row 4: Ch 4, skip 1st ch-1 space, dc in next 5 sts, * [ch 1, skip next st, dc in next st] twice; dc in next 2 sts, [ch 1, skip next st, dc in next st] twice **; dc in next 6 sts; repeat from * across, ending at **; dc in next 4 sts, ch 1, dc in 3rd ch; turn.
Row 5: Ch 4, skip 1st ch-1 space, dc in next 3 sts, * [ch 1, skip next st, dc in next st] twice; dc in next 6 sts, [ch 1, skip next st, dc in next st] twice; dc in next 2 sts; repeat from * across; ch 1, dc in 3rd ch; turn.
Row 6: Ch 4, skip 1st ch-1 space, dc in next st, * [ch 1, skip next st, dc in next st] twice; dc in next 10 sts, ch 1, skip next st, dc in next st; repeat from * across; ch 1, skip next st, dc in next st, ch 1, dc in 3rd ch; turn.
Row 7: Ch 4, skip 1st ch-1 space, dc in next st, * ch 1, skip next st, dc in next 15 sts; repeat from * across, ch 1, skip next st, dc in next st, ch 1, dc in 3rd ch; turn
Row 8: Repeat Row 6.
Row 9: Repeat Row 5.
Row 10: Repeat Row 4.
Row 11: Repeat Row 3.
[Repeat Rows 2-11] 8 times; repeat Row 2.
Next Row: Ch 4, skip 1st ch-1 space, dc in next st, * ch 1, skip next st, dc in next st; repeat from * across; ch 1, dc in 3rd ch. Fasten off.

BORDER:
Rnd 1: Join B in top right corner ch-1 space, ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in same space, * 2 dc in each space across to next corner, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) all in corner; repeat from * to 1st corner, 2 dc in corner, ch 2; join with a slip st to top of 1st st.
Rnd 2: Ch 3, dc in each dc, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in each corner; join.
Rnd 3: Repeat Round 2.
Rnd 4: Working left to right, ch 1, * reverse sc in each dc, 2 reverse sc in each corner; join. Fasten off.
Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS:
A, B = Color A, Color B; ch = chain; dc = double crochet; sc = single crochet; st(s) = stitch(es); [ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified; * or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated.

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