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loops & threads® charisma™ striped square crochet throw

Sometimes nothing is more soothing than crocheting a granny square. Once you have this yarn on your hook, it's easy to just pick it up and work a few rounds until you have a fun covering, big enough for your bed.
Step 1

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Approx. 90" (228 cm) x 90" (228 cm)

GAUGE: Rnds 1-2 = 4" across; save time and check your gauge


INSTRUCTIONS:

With Electric Blue, ch 4, sl st to form a loop.

Rnd 1: Ch 5 (counts as dc, ch 2 here and throughout), *3 dc in ring, ch 2; rep from * 2 more times, 2 dc in ring, sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch-5 to join – 4 ch-2 corner sps.

Rnd 2: Sl st in ch-2 sp, ch 5, 3 dc in same sp, *ch 1, (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in ch-2 sp; rep from * 2 more times, ch 1, 2 dc in 1st ch-2 sp, sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch-5 to join – 4 ch-2 corner sps, 4 ch-1 sps.


Change to White

Rnd 3: Sl st in ch-2 sp, ch 5, 3 dc in same sp, *ch 1, 3 dc in ch-1 sp, ch 1**, (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in ch-2 sp; rep from * 3 more times ending last rep at **, 2 dc in 1st ch-2 sp, sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch-5 to join – 4 ch-2 corner sps, 8 ch-1 sps.

Rnd 4: Sl st in ch-2 sp, ch 5, 3 dc in same sp, *(ch 1, 3 dc) in each ch-1 sp to corner, ch 1**, (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in ch-2 sp; rep from * 3 more times ending last rep at **, 2 dc in 1st ch-2 sp, sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch-5 to join – 4 ch-2 corner sps, 4 ch-1 sps increased.

Repeat Rnd 4 once more in white – 3 total rnds white.  

Then repeat Rnd 4 until the following stripe sequence is complete: 3 rnds Royal, 3 rnds White, 3 rnds Ultra Violet, 3 rnds Bone, 3 rnds Jam, 3 rnds Bone, 3 rnds Coral, 3 rnds White, 3 rnds Jam, 3 rnds white, 3 rnds Ultra Violet, 3 rnds Bone, 3 rnds Royal, 3 rnds Bone, 3 rnds Electric blue, 3 rnds White.

Last Rnd: With Coral, ch 1, *3 sc in ch-2 corner sp, sc in each dc and ch-1 sp to next corner; rep from * 3 more times, sl st in 1st sc to join.

Fasten off.


Finishing: Weave in ends.

Step 2

ABBREVIATIONS:

Approx = Approximately

Beg = Begin(ning)

Ch = Chain

Dc = Double Crochet

Rep = Repeat(ing)

Rnd(s) = Round(s)

Sc = Single Crochet

Sl St = Slip Stitch

Sp = Space


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