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Striped Parkay Throw

Crafting Time:
  • Varies
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Caron
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Description

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Contrast A Aran 4 skeins
  • Contrast B Burgundy 3 skeins
  • Contrast C Navy 5 skeins
  • Contrast D Light Blue 3 skeins
  • Size U.S. I/9 (5.5 mm) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge

MEASUREMENTS:

Approx 54" x 64" (137 x 162.5 cm)

GAUGE:

Note: When changing colors at the end of rows, do not break, carry color loosely up side of work.

DIRECTIONS:

Motif
With Color 1, ch 38.
1st row: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. *Ch 1.Skip next ch. 1 sc in next ch. Rep from * to end of chain. Turn. 37 sts.
2nd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. *1 sc in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. Rep from * to last sc. 1 sc in last sc. Turn.
3rd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. *Ch 1. 1 sc in next ch-1 sp. Rep from * to last sc. 1 sc in last sc. Turn.
Rep 2nd and 3rd rows twice more. Join Color 2.
**With Color 2, rep 2nd and 3rd rows 3 times, then 2nd row once more. Join Color 1.
With Color 1, rep 2nd and 3rd rows three times, then 2nd row once. ** Join Color 2 at end of last row.
Work from ** to ** once more. Fasten off.
Make 15 Motifs having A as Color 1 and B as Color 2.
Make 15 Motifs having C as Color 1 and D as Color 2.

FINISHING:

Sew Motifs tog as shown in diagram.
Border
With RS facing, join C with sl st to bottom right corner of Afghan.
1st rnd: Ch 3 (counts as dc). Work 2 dc in same sp as last sl st (corner). Work 195 dc evenly along side edge to top right corner. Work 3 dc in next corner. Work 162 dc evenly alongtop edge to next corner. Work 3 dc in corner.
Work 195 dc evenly down left side edge of
Afghan. Work 3 dc in bottom left corner. Work 162 dc evenly along bottom edge of Afghan.
Join B with sl st to top of ch 3.
2nd rnd: Ch 3 (counts as dc). Work 1 rnd of dc in each dc around, having 3 dc in each center dc at corners. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. Fasten off.

 

 

 

 

 

 

ABBREVIATIONS:

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

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