Thursday, 23 May 2013

Elegant Floral Throw Blanket–Crochet Pattern Patons

 

This heirloom afghan features modern flowers in traditional colors. Shown in Patons Decor.

This heirloom afghan features modern flowers in traditional colors. Shown in Patons Decor.

Skill Level
Intermediate

MEASUREMENTS
Approx 55 x 71 ins [139.5 x 180.5 cm]

MATERIALS
Patons® Decor
(100 g)
Main Color (MC): (Aran) 10 balls
Contrast A: (Gold) 2 balls
Contrast B: (Brown) 1 ball
Contrast C: (Green) 1 ball
Contrast D: (Blue) 1 ball
Contrast E: (Aqua) 1 ball

Size 5 mm (U.S. H or 8) crochet hook or size needed to obtain tension.

TENSION
13 sc and 16 rows = 4 ins [10 cm].
1 motif = 7 ins [18 cm] square

INSTRUCTIONS
Note
: To change color, work to last 2 loops on hook. Draw loop in next color through 2 loops on hook to complete st and proceed in next color.

Motif A (make 20).
With MC, ch 3. Join with sl st to form a ring.
1st rnd: Ch 1. 12 sc in ring.With A, join with sl st to first sc. Break MC.
2nd rnd: With A, ch 1. 1 sc in same sc as sl st. *2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in next sc. Rep from * 4 times more. 2 sc in next sc. (18 sc).With B, join with sl st to first sc. Do not break A.
3rd rnd: With B, ch 1. 1 sc in same sc as sl st. *2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Rep from * 4 times more. 2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in next sc. With A, join with sl st to first sc. Break B. 24 sc.
4th rnd: *With A, ch 10. 1 sl st in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in next ch. 1 hdc in next ch. 1 dc in next ch. 1 tr in each of next 2 ch. 1 dc in next ch. 1 hdc in next ch. 1 sc in next ch. Miss next sc of 3rd rnd. Join MC with ss in next sc of 3rd rnd.With MC, ch 10. 1 sl st in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in next ch. 1 hdc in next ch. 1 dc in next ch. 1 tr in each of next 2 ch. 1 dc in next ch. 1 hdc in next ch. 1 sc in next ch. Miss next sc of 3rd rnd.With A, sl st in next sc of 3rd rnd. Rep from * 5 times more ending with sl st in first st of 3rd rnd. (12 petals). Break A.
5th rnd: Turn.Working into last petal, with MC, sl st in last sc. Sl st in next hdc. Sl st in next dc. Sl st in each of next 2 tr. Sl st in next dc. Turn. Sl st in 6th ch of first petal. Ch 5. Sl st in top of first petal. Ch 5. Sl st in next dc of first petal. *Sl st in 6th ch of next petal. Ch 5. Sl st in top of same petal. Ch 5. Sl st in next dc of same petal. Rep from * around. Join with sl st in 6th ch of first petal.
6th rnd: Ch 4 (counts as tr). (Yoh) 3 times and draw up a loop in same sp as last sl st. (Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) 4 times – dtr made. *Sl st in next ch 5 sp. [Sl st in next ch 5 sp. (1 tr. 2 dc. 1 tr) all in sp between next 2 sl st. Sl st in next ch 5 sp] twice. 1 sl st in next ch 5 sp.** (1 tr. 1 dtr. Ch 3. 1 dtr. 1 tr) all in sp between next 2 sl st. Rep from * twice more, then from * to ** once. (1 tr. 1 dtr) all between next 2 sl st. Ch 3. Join with sl st to top of ch 4.
7th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 sc in each st around, working (1 sc. Ch 3. 1 sc) into each corner ch 3 sp. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

Motif B (make 15).Work as given for Motif A substituting C for A.

Motif C (make 16).Work as given for Motif A substituting D for A.

Motif D (make 12).Work as given for Motif A substituting E for A.

Finishing
Join Motifs into 7 strips, 9 motifs long as shown on Diagram as follows: Join MC in any corner ch 3 sp of the first motif.With WS facing each other, ch 2. 1 sc in corner ch 3 sp of second motif. *Ch 2. Miss next sc. 1 sc in next sc of first motif. Ch 2. Miss next sc. 1 sc in next sc of second motif. Rep from * to end of row, always working into corner ch 3 sp.
Edging: 1st rnd: With RS of work facing, join MC to top right corner. Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp. *Work 18 sc across motif. 2 sc in joining ch 5 sp.* Rep from * to * across top edge of Afghan. 3 sc in corner st. Rep from * to * along side of Afghan. 3 sc in corner st. Rep from * to * across bottom edge of Afghan. Rep from * to * along side of Afghan. Join with sl st to first sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as sl st. *Ch 3. Miss next sc. 1 sc in next sc. Rep from * around, working (1 sc. Ch 3. 1 sc) in corner sc and ending with ch 3. Sl st to first sc.
3rd rnd: Sl st in first ch 3 sp. Ch 1. 1 sc in same ch 3 sp. *Ch 3. 1 sc in next ch 3 sp. Rep from * around working (1 sc. Ch 3. 1 sc) in corner ch 3 sps and ending with ch 3. Join with sl st to first sc.
Rep last rnd once more. Break MC.
5th rnd: Join B with sl st in first ch 3 sp. Ch 1. 1 sc in same ch 3 sp. Ch 2. Ch 3. Sl st in 3rd ch from hook – picot made. Ch 2. *1 sc in next ch 3 sp. Ch 2. Picot. Ch 2. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc.

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