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Ruby Patchwork Throw (archived)

Crochet
September 2005
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
5.0 mm (H)
2070 yards (1893 m)
40" x 50"
This pattern is available for free.

Archived pdf:
http://web.archive.org/web/20100925231248/http://caron.co...

Published as Ruby Wrap in Crochet! magazine, and Ruby Patchwork Throw on the Caron website.

MATERIALS

Caron Cozi™ (discontinued)
(79% acrylic, 21% polyester; 2.5 oz/72 g, 75 yds/69 m):
3 skeins #0024 Ruby Red (A);
3 skeins #0023 Fiesta (B);

Caron Jewel Box™ (discontinued)
(64% acrylic, 20% rayon, 16% polyester; 2.5oz./70.9g, 100yds/92m):
3 skeins #0020 Ruby (C);

Caron Simply Soft®
(100% acrylic; 6 oz/172g, approx 330 yds/304m):
2 skeins #9730 Autumn red (D);
2 skeins #9744 Copper Kettle (E)

Crochet hook size US H/8 (5mm), or size to obtain gauge; tapestry needle (tn)

GAUGE

Each block measures 10” square

Gauge is not critical to this project; to obtain the size stated above, work to the following gauges:

Block A St patt: 10 sts and 5.6 rows = 4”/10 cm;
(Make 3), HALF-BLOCK A (make 2)

Block B St patt: 10 sts and 5.6 rows = 4”/10 cm;
(Make 3), HALF-BLOCK B (make 2)

Block C St patt: 11.2 sts and 12 rows = 4”/10 cm;
(Make 4)

Block D St patt: 11.2 sts and 8 rows = 4”/10 cm;
(Make 4)

Block E St patt: 11.2 sts and 8 rows = 4”/10 cm
(Make 4)

STITCHES USED
Chain (ch)
Double crochet (dc)
Half double crochet (hdc)
Single crochet (sc)

SPECIAL TECHNIQUES
Back post double crochet (BPdc)
Front post double crochet (FPdc)

Throw may be made larger or smaller by adding or subtracting rows of Blocks (see Diagram). Be sure to adjust yarn amounts if changing size.

Sew blocks into strips, then assemble strips together as shown in diagram to finish.