Red Heart Plush

Plush Throw LW1357

Suitable for beginners

Throw measures approximately 43" x 60".

RED HEART©" "Plush™", Art. E719 (6 ounce skeins): 2 Ounces No. 9823 French Blue CA, 4 ounces No. 9627 Lt. Sage CB, and 25 ounces No. 9103 Cream CC.

Crochet Hook: 6mm [US J-10]. Yarn needle.

GAUGE: Square measures 6 ½" x 6 ½"; 8 ½" across the diagonal. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge given.

SQUARE A (Make 24): With CA, ch 4; join with a sl st in first ch to form a ring.

Rnd 1: Ch 1, 8 sc in ring; join with a sl st to first sc.

Rnd 2: Ch 2; [yo and draw up a lp] 3 times all in first sc, yo and draw yarn through all 7 lps on hook - beg puff st made; ch 3; * [yo and draw up a lp] 4 times all in next sc, yo and draw yarn through all 9 lps on hook, ch 3 - puff st made; rep from * 6 more times; join with a sl st in top of beg puff st - 8 puff sts. Fasten off.

Rnd 3: With right side facing, attach CB in any ch-3 sp; ch 1, 3 sc in sp, * (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) all in next sp **, 3 sc in next sp; rep from * around, end at **; join with a sl st to first sc.

Rnd 4: Ch 1, sc in same st as joining, * sc in each st to corner sp, (2 sc, ch 2, 2 sc) all in sp; rep from * to last 3 dc, sc in last 3 dc; join to first sc. Fasten off.

Rnd 5: With right side facing, attach CC in same st as joining; ch 3, dc in next 2 sc, * hdc in next 3 sc, sc in next 2 sc, (sc, ch 2, sc) all in sp, sc in next 2 sc, hdc in next 3 sc ** , dc in next 3 sc; rep from * around, end at **; join to top of ch-3.

Rnd 6: Ch 3, * dc in each st to corner sp, (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) all in sp; rep from * to last 6 sts; dc in last 6 sts; join. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

SQUARE B (Make 31)-Rnds 1 and 2: With CC, work same as Square A EXCEPT DO NOT fasten off at end of Rnd 2.

Rnd 3: Ch 1, * 3 sc in next sp, (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) all in next sp; rep from * around; join with a sl st to first sc.

Rnd 4: Ch 1, sc in same st as joining, * sc in each st to corner sp, (2 sc, ch 2, 2 sc) all in sp; rep from * to last 3 dc, sc in last 3 dc; join to first sc.

Rnd 5: Ch 3, dc in next 2 sc, * hdc in next 3 sc, sc in next 2 sc, (sc, ch 2, sc) all in sp, sc in next 2 sc, hdc in next 3 sc **, dc in next 3 sc; rep from * around, end at **; join to top of ch-3.

Rnd 6: Work same as Square A Rnd 6.

FINISHING: Sew squares together following diagram. With right side facing, attach CC in any st; ch 1, work 1 rnd sc evenly around outer edge, increase and decrease as necessary to keep work flat; join to first sc. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

Designed by Marilyn Coleman.

ABBREVIATIONS: CA, CB, CC = Color A, Color E, Color C; ch = chain; dc = double crochet; hdc = half double crochet; lp(s) = loop(s);mm = millimeters; rep = repeat; rnd = round; sc = single crochet; sl st = slip stitch; sp = space; st(s) = stitch(es); yo = yarn over; * or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated; [ ] = work directions given in brackets the number of times specified.

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Harvest Afghan LW1375

Skill level: Intermediate

Straight out of a magazine - this crocheted afghan is striking! Done in Red Heart Plush.

SUPPLIES

Throw measures approximately 50" x 64".

RED HEART® “Plush™”, Art. E719 (6 ounce skeins): 25 Ounces No. 9220 Apricot CA, 13 ounces each No. 9627 Lt. Sage CB and No. 9628 Dark Sage CC.

Crochet Hook: 5.5mm [US I-9]. Yarn needle.

GAUGE: Square measures 7" x 7". CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

SQUARE (Make 63): With CA, ch 4; join with a sl st in first ch to form a ring.

Rnd 1: Ch 1, 8 sc in ring; join with a sl st to first sc.

Rnd 2: Ch 2; [yo and draw up a lp] twice all in first sc, yo and draw yarn through all 5 lps on hook - beg puff st made; ch 3; * [yo and draw up a lp] 3 times all in next sc, yo and draw yarn through all 7 lps on hook - puff st made; ch 3; rep from * around; join with a sl st in top of beg puff st – 8 puff sts. Fasten off.

Rnd 3: With right side facing, attach CB in any ch-3 sp; ch 5, 3 dc in same sp, 3 dc in next ch-3 sp, [(3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) all in next sp, 3 dc in next sp] 3 times, work 2 more dc in first sp; join with a sl st in 3rd ch of ch-5.

Rnd 4: Sl st into first sp, ch 3, (dc, ch 2, 2 dc) all in same sp, * ch 1, skip next dc, dc in next dc, ch 1, skip next dc, [dc in sp between 3-dc groups, ch 1, skip next dc, dc in next dc, ch 1, skip next dc] twice **, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) all in next ch-2 sp; rep from * around, end at **; join in top of ch-3. Fasten off.

Rnd 5: With right side facing, attach CC in any ch-2 sp; ch 3, (dc, ch 2, 2 dc) all in same sp, * dc in next 2 dc, [dc in sp, dc in dc] 6 times, dc in next dc **, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) all in next sp; rep from * around, end at **; join - 19 dc on each side between ch-2 corner sps. Fasten off.

Rnd 6: With right side facing, attach CA in any ch-2 sp; ch 3, dc in same sp; [yo] 5 times, insert hook in the corner sp of Rnd 2 between the two 3-dc groups of Rnd 3 and draw lp through, [yo and draw through 2 lps] 6 times - long tr made; 2 dc in same sp as last dc, * ch 1, skip next dc, [dc in next dc, ch 1, skip next dc] 9 times **, (2 dc, long tr, 2 dc) all in next corner; rep from * around, end at **; join.

Rnd 7: Ch 1, sc in same st as joining, * sc in next dc, (sc, ch 1, sc) all in long tr), sc in 2 dc **, [sc in sp, sc in dc] 10 times; rep from * around, end at **, [sc in sp, sc in dc] 9 times, sc in sp; join to first sc. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

FINISHING: Sew squares together: 7 squares wide by 9 squares long.

Edging-Rnd 1: With right side facing, attach CA in any corner ch-1 sp; ch 1, * (sc, ch 1, sc) all in corner, sc evenly across to next corner; rep from * around; join to first sc.

Rnd 2: Sl st in ch-1 sp, ch 1, * (sc, ch 2, sc) all in sp, sc in each sc to next corner ch-1 sp; rep from * around; join. Fasten off.

Rnd 3: With right side facing, attach CC in any corner ch-2 sp; ch 1, ** (sc, ch 2, sc) all in sp, skip next sc, * (sc, ch 2, sc) all in next sc, skip next sc; rep from * to next corner; rep from ** around, adjusting if necessary at corners and end of rnd; join. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS: CA, CB, CC = Color A, Color B, Color C; ch = chain; dc = double crochet; lp(s) = loop(s); mm = millimeters; rep = repeat; rnd = round; sc = single crochet; sl st = slip stitch; sp = space; st(s) = stitch(es); yo = yarn over; * or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated; [ ] = work directions given in brackets the number of times specified.

Designed by Mary Jane Protus.

Pattern © by Coats & Clark Inc. Reproduced with permission from Coats & Clark Inc. PurpleKittyYarns.com is not endorsed by Coats & Clark Inc. It is not permissible to contract production of projects made from designs published by Coats & Clark to a third party for sale or distribution.

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Shadow Box Throw LW1388

Easy Project.

Directions are for large throw; changes for baby blanket are in parentheses.
Large throw measures approximately 48” x 65”; baby blanket measures approximately 34” x 34”.

RED HEART® Plush™:, Art. E719 (6 ounce skeins): Large Throw: 64 Ounces No. 9782 Wine.
Baby Blanket: 24 Ounces No. 9103 Cream.

Crochet Hook: 5 mm [US B-8].
Yarn needle.

GAUGE: 16 sts = 4"; 10 rows = 4" in pat.
CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

Ch 193 (137).

Row 1 (Right Side): Dc in 4th ch from hook and in each ch across; turn - 191 (135 sts).

Row 2: Ch 2, skip first dc; dc around the post of next st from the front - fpdc made; fpdc around next dc; dc around the post of next st from the back - bpdc made; * fpdc around each of next 3 dc, bpdc around next dc; rep from * to last 3 sts; fpdc around each of next 2 dc, dc in top of ch; turn.

Row 3: Ch 2, skip first dc, dc in next 2 sts, * fpdc around next st, dc in next 3 sts; rep from * across working last dc in top of ch; turn.

Row 4: Ch 2, skip first dc, fpdc around each of next 2 sts, bpdc around next st, * fpdc around each of next 3 sts, bpdc around next st; rep from * to last 3 sts; fpdc around each of next 2 sts, dc in top of ch; turn.

Rep Rows 3 and 4 until approximately 65 (34)" from beg, end row 4. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

Designed by Denise Black.

ABBREVIATIONS: beg = beginning; bpdc = back post double crochet; ch = chain; dc = double crochet; fpdc = front post double crochet; mm = millimeter; pat = pattern; rep = repeat; st(s) = stitch (es); * or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated.

TERMS: post = the body or long portion of a stitch below the loops.

Pattern © by Coats & Clark Inc. Reproduced with permission from Coats & Clark Inc. PurpleKittyYarns.com is not endorsed by Coats & Clark Inc. It is not permissible to contract production of projects made from designs published by Coats & Clark to a third party for sale or distribution.

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