Floral Beauty Throw by Nanette M. Seale (Rectangle)

Floral Beauty Throw

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Crochet
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
Rounds 1-6 = 4½" [11 cm]; Square = 8¾" [22 cm].
5.5 mm (I)
2500 - 2600 yards (2286 - 2377 m)
48" [122 cm] x 55" [140 cm]
US
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WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

RED HEART® Super Saver®Stripes: 11 skeins 4968 Parrot Stripe

Susan Bates® Crochet Hook: 5.5mm US I-9

Yarn needle

GAUGE:

Rounds 1-6 = 4½“ 11 cm;
Square = 8¾” 22 cm.
CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

Throw measures 48” 122 cm x 55” 140 cm.

NOTES:

Throw is made up of 30 Squares which are worked in rounds with right side facing throughout. Squares are arranged in rows and are crocheted together. An Edging is worked around joined Squares. To keep colors flowing in same sequence as skeins, keep track of order
that they were worked.

SPECIAL ABBREVIATIONS:

Bphdc: (back post half double crochet) Yo, insert hook from back to front then to back, going around post of indicated st, draw up a loop, yo and draw through all loops on hook. Skip st in front of the Bphdc.

Bpdc: (back post double crochet) Yo, insert hook from back to front then to back, going around post of indicated st, draw up a loop, yo and draw through 2 loops on hook twice. Skip st in front of
the Bpdc.

Bpslst: (back post slip stitch) Insert hook from back to front then to back, going around post of indicated st, draw up a loop and draw through loop on hook. Skip st in front of the Bpslst.

Fpdc: (front post double crochet) Yo, insert hook from front to back then to front, going around post of indicated st, draw up a loop, yo and draw through 2 loops on hook twice. Skip st behind the Fpdc.

Fpdc Cluster: (front post double crochet Cluster) Yo, insert hook from front to back then to front, goingaround post of indicated st, draw up a loop, yo and draw through 2 loops on hook 3 times in same st, yo and draw through all loops on hook. Skip st behind the Fpdc Cluster.

SPECIAL TECHNIQUE:

Adjustable loop ring: Holding yarn a few inches cms from end, wrap around your finger. Do not remove wrap from finger, insert hook into wrap and draw up a loop of working yarn. Chain one to secure loop and remove ring from finger. Work stitches of first round in ring. Pull
gently, but firmly, on tail to tighten ring