Monday, September 29, 2014

Waves Of Jewel Throw Blanket Crochet Pattern

This is my comforter set for our bedroom.
My husband picked it out.
I think he did a great job,
 And I really like it.
But, it needed a pop of color.
I decided I needed a Blanket 
To Throw on my bed, 
for when I am reading or 
crocheting in bed.
My Mother gave me this pillow 
a few years ago, and I used it as 
my inspiration for the Throw Blanket.

My Bedroom colors are Claret Red, 
Brown and Beige
The Pattern is a basic Wave pattern, 
using only 3 colors.

It measures approximately 
48 X 72 inches,
of course you can add more
 rows if you want it longer.
or more waves if you want it wider.

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Waves Of Jewel Throw Blanket Crochet Pattern
By Sara Sach

Skill: Easy

Materials:
Hook   - I
Yarn - Worsted Weight yarn
3 skeins each of Red Heart Super Saver -Claret red,
2 skeins each of Brown, Beige

Stitches:
Chain (ch)
Single Crochet ( sc)
Double Crochet ( dc)

Note - Ch1 at the ends of rows, is a turning ch and does not count as a st.

Adjusting the Pattern -
Each wave is 8 stitches, to make the throw wider add chs at the being, in increments of 8 + 8.
To Make the Pattern longer - Repeat R: 1 and R : 2 till you reach the desired length.

Ch 139
R : 1 - 1 tr in the 1st 2 chs, 1 dc in the next 2 chs, 1 sc in the next 2 chs,
*1 dc in the next chs, 1 tr in the next 2 chs, 1 dc in the next 2 chs,
 1 sc in the net 2 chs*,
(*dc, dc, tr, tr, dc, dc, sc,sc*) 
Repeat From * to * 15 times,
1 dc in the next 2 chs, 1 tr in the last 2 chs, ch1, turn.


R : 2 - 1 sc in the 1st 2 sts, 1 dc in the next 2 sts, 1 tr in the next 2 sts,
*1 dc in the next 2 sts, 1 sc in the next 2 sts, 1 dc in the next 2 sts,
1 tr in the next 2 sts*,
(*dc, dc, sc, sc, dc, dc, tr,tr*)
Repeat From * to * 15 times,
1 dc in the next 2 sts, 1 tr in the last 2 sts, ch1, turn

Repeat R : 1 and R : 2 alternating R:1 and R : 2
For 52 rows

Basically you are stitching the same pattern, every other row.
R : 1 - (*dc, dc, tr, tr, dc, dc, sc,sc*)
R : 2 - (*dc, dc, sc, sc,dc, dc, tr, tr*)

The dc sts stay the same, but you are alternating the tr sts and sc sts to form the waves.

Each wave is 8 stitches, to make the throw wider add chs at the being, in increments of 8 + 8


Colors Pattern: Repeat 7 times
R: 1-3 Claret Red
R : 4 - Brown
R: 5-7 Claret Red
R : 8 - Beige

This is the color pattern I used, but you can use any colors, stripes for different looks. 

Shell Stitch Trim: With Claret Red yarn, join to one of the corners 3 sc in the 1st corner, evenly sc  all four sides of the throw, placing 3 sc in the corners. Join to the 1st sc,

*sk the next st, 4 dc in the next st, skip the nest st, 1 sc in the next st,*
Repeat From * to * around all four sides of the throw. join and tie off. weave in your ends.  

All Finished with the blanket.
The Pattern for the Bolster Pillow is 
coming soon!
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