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Antigua Throw

Crochet
June 2011
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
6.5 mm (K)
1850 yards (1692 m)
46"/117cm wide x 53"/134.5cm long
This pattern is available for free: antigua.pdf

Designer Darla Fanton combines three soft, springtime colors of merino-blend Country in her Antigua Throw. The asymmetry of the color placement paired with the easy chain and double crochet stitches, work so well in this porch-perfect throw.

MATERIALS

Naturally Caron.com Country (discontinued)
(75% Microdenier acrylic, 25% Merino wool; 3 oz/100 g, 185 yds/170 m ball)
(A) 4 skeins
(B) 3 skeins
(C) 3 skeins

NaturallyCaron Country patterns can be made with Caron Simply Soft

US K-10 (6.5mm) crochet hook
Yarn needle

GAUGE
In ripple pattern, 1 pattern repeat = 4 1/4”/11cm and 5 rows = 4 1/2”/11.5cm. Notes: Throw fabric is very stretchy. Gauge is after throw has been blocked. One pattern repeat is one ‘ripple’, measure from top point of one ripple to top point of next ripple.

Gauge is not critical for this project.

The ripples formed by the pattern stitch become more evident after four or more rows have been worked.

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