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Patriotic Granny Throw

Crafting Time:
  • Varies
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Caron
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SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Caron® United™ (4 oz/113 g; 235 yds/215 m)
  • Contrast A Aran 3 skeins
  • Contrast B Soft Grey Heather 2 skeins
  • Contrast C Red 2 skeins
  • Contrast D Navy 3 skeins
  • Size U.S. I/9 (5.5 mm) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge

MEASUREMENTS:

Approx. 51" x 57" [129.5 x 144.5 cm].

GAUGE:

12 dc and 6 rows = 4" [10 cm].
Center Granny Motif = Approx 7" [18 cm] square.

DIRECTIONS:

Note: Ch 3 at beg of rnd counts as dc throughout.

CENTER SECTION
Center Granny Motif (make 20).
With C, ch 4. Join with sl st to first ch to form a ring.
1st rnd: Ch 3. 2 dc in ring. (Ch 2. 3 dc) 3 times in ring. Ch 2. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. Fasten off.
2nd rnd: Join B with sl st to any ch-2 sp. Ch 3. (2 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in same sp as last sl st. *Ch 1. (3 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in next ch-2 sp. Rep from * twice more. Ch 1. Join with sl st to top of ch 3.
3rd rnd: Sl st in each of next 2 dc and next ch-2 sp. Ch 3. (2 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in same sp as last sl st. Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. *(3 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in next ch-2 sp. Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. Rep from * twice more. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. Fasten off.
4th rnd: Join A with sl st to any ch-2 sp. Ch 3. (2 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in same sp as last sl st. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp) twice. *Ch 1. (3 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in next ch-2 sp. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp) twice. Rep from * twice more. Ch 1. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. Fasten off.
5th rnd: Join D with sl st to any ch-2 sp. Ch 3. (2 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in same sp as last sl st. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp) 3 times. *Ch 1. (3 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in next ch-2 sp. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp) 3 times. Rep from * twice more. Ch 1. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. Fasten off.

With D, join Center Granny Motifs into 4 Strips, each 5 Motifs long. Join Strips tog. Center Section after joining Motifs should measure approx 28" x 35" [71 x 89 cm].

EDGING:
1st rnd: (RS). Join A with sl st in top left corner ch-2 sp of Center Section. Ch 3. (2 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in same sp as last sl st. * (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp) 4 times. Ch 1. 3 dc in next joining sp.* Rep from * to * twice more across top of Center Section. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp) 4 times. Ch 1. (3 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in next corner ch-2 sp. Rep from * to * 4 times down side of Center Section. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp) 4 times. Ch 1.

(3 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in next corner ch-2 sp. Rep from * to * 3 times across bottom of Center Section. (Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp) 4 times. Ch 1. (3 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in next corner ch-2 sp. Rep from * to * 4 times up side of Center Section. Ch 1. Join with sl st to top of ch 3.
2nd rnd: Sl st in each of next 2 dc and next ch-2 sp. Ch 3. (2 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in same sp as last sl st. [*Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp. Rep from * to next corner ch-2 sp. Ch 1. (3 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in next corner ch-2 sp] 3 times. **Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp. Rep from ** to first ch-2 sp. Ch 1. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. Fasten off.
3rd rnd: Join C with sl st in first corner ch-2 sp. Ch 3. (2 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in same sp as last sl st. [*Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp. Rep from * to next corner ch-2 sp. Ch 1. (3 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in next corner ch-2 sp] 3 times. **Ch 1. 3 dc in next ch-1 sp. Rep from ** to first ch-2 sp. Ch 1. Join with sl st to top of ch 3.
4th rnd: With C, as 2nd rnd.
5th and 6th rnds: With A, as 3rd and 4th rnds. Fasten off.
7th rnd: With D, as 3rd rnd. Fasten off.
8th rnd: With A, as 3rd rnd. Fasten off.
9th rnd: With D, as 3rd rnd. Fasten off.
10th and 11th rnds: With A, as 3rd and 4th rnds. Fasten off.
12th and 13th rnds: With C, as 3rd and 4th rnds. Fasten off.
14th rnd: With B, as 3rd rnd. Fasten off.
15th and 16th rnds: With D, as 3rd and 4th rnds. Fasten off.

ABBREVIATIONS:

Approx = Approximately
Beg = Beginning
Ch = Chain(s)
Dc = Double crochet
Rep = Repeat
RS = Right side
Rnd(s) = Round(s)
Sl st = Slip stitch
Sp(s) = Space(s)
St(s) = Stitch(es)
Tog = Together

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