Corner-to-Corner Crochet Throw

Corner-to-Corner Crochet Throw

What You'll Need: 

RED HEART® Super Saver®
2 skeins 316 Soft White (A)
3 skeins 885 Delft Blue (B)
5 skeins 310 Monet Print (C)
Susan Bates® Crochet Hook: 5mm [US H-8]
Yarn Needle
 

Courtesy of Red Heart®
Difficulty Level: Intermediate
Approximate Time: Weekend Project

How to Make a Corner-to-Corner Crochet Throw

Cute, colorful and cozy; a Corner-to-Corner Crochet Throw will surely keep you warm this winter! Follow these step by step instructions to make to perfect throw. 

Gauge: 6 blocks = 4" (10 cm); 6 rows = 4" (10 cm) in pattern. 

Measurement:Throw measures approximately 67" x 67" (170 x 170) square (including edging).

 
  • 1 Abbreviations

    A, B, C = color A, B, C
    ch = chain
    dc = double crochet
    mm = millimeters;
    sc = single crochet
    slip st(s) = slip
    stitch(es)
    * = repeat whatever follows
    the * as indicated
    [ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified

  • 2 Notes

    To change color in dc: Work last dc before color change until 2 loops are left on hook, drop color in use, with next
    color to be used draw through 2 loops on hook and continue with new color.

  • 3 Throw

    With A, ch 6

  • 4 Row 1

    (Right Side): Dc in 4th ch from hook and in next 2 ch; turn – 1 block made.

  • 5 Row 2

    Ch 6, dc in 4th ch from hook and in next 2 ch, (slip st, ch 3, 3 dc) all in ch-3 space of previous row changing to
    B in last dc; turn – 2 blocks made.

  • 6 Row 3

    With B, ch 6, dc in 4th ch from hook and in next 2 ch, [(slip st, ch 3, 3 dc) all in next ch-3 space of previous
    row] twice; turn – 3 blocks made.

  • 7 Row 4

    Ch 6, dc in 4th ch from hook and in next 2 ch, [(slip st, ch 3, 3 dc) all in next ch-3 space of previous row] 3 times; turn – 4 blocks made.

  • 8 Continue in this manner

    increasing 1 block on each row until there are 96 blocks across AND working Stripe pattern as follows: 2 more rows B, 2 rows A, [7 rows C, 2 rows A, 2 rows B, 2 rows A, 7 rows C, 2 rows A, 4 rows B, 2 rows A] 3 times, 4 rows C.

  • 9 Now decrease

    Now work in decreasing rows as follows

  • 10 Row 97

    With C, slip st across first 3 dc, * (slip st, ch 3, 3 dc) all in next ch-3 space of previous row; repeat from * to last ch-3 space; slip st in last space; turn, do NOT make a block in last space – 95 blocks.

  • 11 Repeat row 97

    Repeat Row 97 for decreasing block pattern and work 2 more rows with C, [2 rows A, 2 rows B, 2 rows A, 7 rows C, 2 rows, A, 4 rows B, 2 rows A, 7 rows C] 3 times, 2 rows A, 2 rows B, 2 rows A, 2 rows C – 1 block remains. Fasten off.

  • 12 Edging

    With right side facing, attach A in same ch-3 space as last slip st; ch 3, 4 dc in same space, * sc in center dc of next block, 3 dc in next ch-3 space or over dc; ch 3, slip st in top of last dc –picot made; 2 dc in same space, sc in center dc of next block, 5 dc in next space; repeat from * to corner; (4 dc, picot, 3 dc) all in corner space; repeat from * around, adjusting if necessary at corners and end of round; join with a slip st in top of ch-3.
    Fasten off.
    Weave in ends.