SUPPLIES & TOOLS:
- TLC Essentials yarn:
- 15 oz. Medium Thyme CA
- 14 oz. Light Thyme CB
- 14 oz. Winter White CC
- Crochet Hook: U.S. Size J-10
- Throw measures approximately 47"x64".
GAUGE: 1 shell plus 1 sc = 3"; Rows 1-5 = 3-1/2".
BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.
CA, CB, CC = Color A, Color B, Color C
ch = chain;
dc = double crochet
dtr = double treble crochet
mm = millimeters
rep = repeat
rnd = round
sc = single crochet
sp = space
st(s) = stitch(es)
tr = treble crochet
* = repeat whatever follows the * as indicated
[ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified
With CA, ch 152.
Row 1 (Wrong Side): Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across; turn -- 151 sc.
Row 2 (Right Side): Ch 1, sc in first sc, * skip next 4 sc; 9 dtr in next sc -- shell made; skip next 4 sc, sc in next sc; rep from * across, changing to CB in last sc; turn.
Row 3: With CB, ch 5 (counts as a tr and ch-1 sp), 2 tr in first sc, * ch 2, skip 4 dtr, sc in next dtr, ch 2, skip 4 dtr **, (2 tr, ch 1, 2 tr) all in next sc; rep from * to last sc, end at **; (2 tr, ch 1, tr) all in last sc; turn.
Row 4: Ch 5 (counts as a dtr), 4 dtr in ch-1 sp, sc in next sc, * shell in next ch-1 sp, sc in next sc; rep from * to last sp; 4 dtr in ch-1 sp, dtr in 4th ch of ch-5 changing to CC; turn.
Row 5: With CC, ch 1, sc in first dtr, * ch 2, skip 4 dtr, (2 tr, ch 1, 2 tr) all in next sc, ch 2, skip 4 dtr, sc in next dtr; rep from * across working last sc in top of ch-5; turn.
Row 6: Ch 1, sc in first sc, * shell in next ch-1 sp, sc in next sc; rep from * across changing to CA in last sc; turn.
Rep Rows 3-6 for pattern, working color sequence of [2 rows CA, 2 rows CB, 2 rows CC] 12 times, then 1 more row CA (wrong side).
Turn and work Edging around all edges: With CA, ch 1, sc evenly around, increasing at corners to keep work flat; join to first sc. Fasten off. With right side facing, attach CB and work 1 rnd sc, increasing at corners as before; join.
Fasten off. Rep last rnd with CC, then again with CA.