Red Heart LusterSheen

Crochet Box of Chocolates WR1086

Designed by Michele Wilcox.

Skill Level: INTERMEDIATE

Box measures approximately 9" across and 8" from "V" to bottom point. Candies measure approximately 1¼" across.

BOX

RED HEART® "Super Saver®": 4 Ounces 332 Ranch Red CA.
RED HEART® "Luster Sheen®": 2 Ounces 1 White CB.
Crochet Hooks: 3.5mm [US E-4] and 3.75mm [US F-5].
Yarn needle; small amount of polyfil stuffing; two 8" x 11" cardboards.

GAUGE: 16 sts = 4"; 16 rows = 3½" in sc with CA and larger hook. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

SPECIAL ABBREVIATIONS:
Dec = draw up a lp in each of next 2 sc, yarn over and draw through all 3 lps on hook.
Double dec = draw up a lp in each of next 3 sc, yarn over and draw through all 4 lps on hook.

BOTTOM OF BOX-Top Section: ** With larger hook and CA, ch 2.
Row 1 (Right Side): 3 Sc in 2nd ch from hook; turn - 3 sc.
Row 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in first sc, sc in next sc, 2 sc in last sc; turn - 5 sc.
Row 3: Ch 1, 2 sc in first sc, sc in each sc to last sc, 2 sc in last sc; turn - 7 sc.
Row 4: Ch 1, sc in each sc across; turn.
Rows 5 and 6: Rep Row 3 - 11 sc at end of Row 6.
Rows 7-21: Rep Rows 4-6 five times - 31 sc at end of Row 21.
Rows 22-28: Ch 1, sc in each sc across; turn.
Row 29: Ch 1, dec over first 2 sc, sc to last 2 sc, dec; turn - 29 sc.
Divide for Heart Shape-Row 30: Ch 1, sc in first 14 sc; turn and leave rem sts unworked.
Rows 31 and 32: Ch 1, sc in each sc across; turn.
Row 33: Ch 1, dec over first 2 sc, sc to end; turn - 13 sc.
Row 34: Rep Row 29 - 11 sc.
Row 35: Rep Row 22.
Row 36: Rep Row 29 - 9 sc.
Row 37: Rep Row 22.
Row 38: Rep Row 29 - 7 sc. Fasten off.
With wrong side facing, skip next st of last long row, join yarn in next st; ch 1, sc in same sc and in each sc across; turn - 14 sc. Complete to correspond to first side, reversing shaping of Row 33.
Edging and Side: With right side facing and larger hook, join CA and work 1 rnd sc evenly around entire heart, working 3 sc in point; join with a sl st in first sc. Do not fasten off. **
Place heart over cardboard and trace around heart. Cut 2 hearts from cardboard slightly smaller than crocheted heart, set aside.
Next Rnd: Ch 1, sc in front lps only of each sc around; join.
Next 6 Rnds: Ch 1, sc in both lps of each sc around.
Fasten off.
BOTTOM OF BOX-Lower Section: Work same as Top Section from ** to **.
Join Sections: Holding pieces wrong sides tog and matching st for st, sc through both Ips of sc on Lower Section and through rem back Ips on Top Section around AND INSERT ONE CARDBOARD piece before closing the rnd; join. Fasten off.
Lace Edging-Rnd 1: With smaller hook, join CB to any sc of joining rnd; ch 1, 2 sc in each sc around; join.
Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in same sc as joining, * skip next 2 sc, 5 dc in next sc, skip next 2 sc, sc in next sc, ch 3, skip next sc **, sc in next sc; rep from * around, end at ** adjusting as necessary; join. Fasten off. Weave in ends.
TOP OF BOX-Lower Section: Work same as Bottom of Box-Top Section from ** to **.
Next Rnd: Ch 1, working in front lps only, * sc in next sc **, skip next 2 sc, 5 dc in next sc, skip next 2 sc; rep from * around, end at **, adjusting as necessary; join. Fasten off.
Top Section: Make another heart in the same manner through the first sc rnd. Join the 2 top pieces same as joining the bottom pieces except add a little stuffing between the cardboard and Top Section of box. Rep Lace Edging on top of box.
Flower: With smaller hook and CB, ch 6; join with a sl st in first ch to form a ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 3, 17 dc in ring; join with a sl st in back lp of top of ch-3 - 18 sts.
Rnd 2: Work all in front lps, [ch 1, hdc in same lp as last sl st, 3 dc in next lp, hdc in next lp, ch 1, sl st in next lp] 6 times.
Rnd 3: Ch 1, holding petals toward you, sl st in first back lp of Rnd 1, ch 1, sc in same lp, * 2 sc in next back lp **, sc in next lp, rep from * around, end at **; join with a sl st in first sc - 27 sc.
Rnd 4: [Ch 2, dc in same sc as last sl st, 3 tr in next sc, dc in next sc, ch 2, sl st in next sc] 9 times. Fasten off. Sew to top center of box.

CHOCOLATES
RED HEART® "Luster Sheen®": 1 Ounce 360 Chocolate CA, ¾ ounce 7 Vanilla CB; small amounts 615 Tealeaf CC, 332 Tan CD, 227 Buttercup CE, 235 Think Pink CF, and 915 Cherry Red CG.
Crochet Hook: 3.5mm [US E-4].
Yarn needle, polyfil stuffing, 20 white paper candy cups, 20 tiny pearls.

GAUGE: 6 sts = 1"; 5 rows = ¾" in sc. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

ROUND CHOCOLATES (Make 2 CA with CF flower and CC leaves; 1 CF with CB flower; 1 CA with CB chain st tic tac toe embroidery).
With main color, ch 2.
Rnd 1: 6 Sc in 2nd ch from hook; do not join but work in continuous rnds.
Rnd 2: 2 Sc in each sc around - 12 sc.
Rnd 3: [Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc] 6 times - 18 sc.
Rnd 4: Sc in back lps only of each sc around.
Rnds 5-7: Sc in both lps of each sc around.
Rnd 8: [Sc in next sc, dec over next 2 sc] 6 times - 12 sc.
Rnd 9: Sc in each sc around. Stuff lightly.
Rnd 10: [Dec over next 2 sc] 6 times - 6 times. Fasten off leaving a 6" end. Weave end through rem sc and draw up firmly; fasten securely.
Bottom Edge: Join main color to rem lps of Rnd 4; sl st in each lp around. Fasten off. Weave in ends.
Flower: With flower color, ch 3, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sl st in last ch, [ch 2, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sl st in same ch as last sl st] 3 times - 4 petals. Fasten off.
Leaves: With CC, [ch 4, sl st in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch, sl st in last ch] twice. Fasten off. Sew leaves to top of candy; sew flower on top of leaves.

CHOCOLATE SWIRLS (Make 1 CA with CF swirl and 1 CB with CA swirl).
With main color, ch 2.
Rnds 1-7: Work same as Round Chocolate. Stuff lightly.
Rnd 8: Working in back lps only [sc in next sc, dec over next 2 sc] 6 times - 12 sc.
Rnd 9: Working in back lps only [dec over next 2 sc] 6 times. Fasten off leaving a 6" end. Weave end through rem sc and draw up firmly; fasten securely.
Join swirl color in first unworked lp on Rnd 7 with a sl st; sl st in each free lp through Rnd 9. Fasten off. Weave in ends.
Bottom Edge: Work same as Bottom Edge of Round Chocolate.

SQUARE CHOCOLATE (Make 1 CA with CD topping and 1 CD with CA topping).
With main color, ch 2.
Rnd 1: 8 sc in 2nd ch from hook; do not join but work in continuous rnds.
Rnd 2: [Sc in next sc, 3 sc in next sc] 4 times - 16 sc.
Rnd 3: Sc in next 2 sc, 3 sc in next sc, [sc in next 3 sc, 3 sc in next sc] 3 times, sc in last sc - 24 sc.
Rnd 4: Working in back lps only sc in each sc around.
Rnds 5-7: Sc in both lps of each sc around.
Rnd 8: Sc in next 2 sc, double dec over next 3 sc, [sc in next 3 sc, double dec] 3 times, sc in last sc - 16 sc. Stuff lightly.
Rnd 9: [Sc in next sc, double dec] 4 times - 8 sc. Fasten off leaving a 6" end. Weave end through rem sc and draw up firmly; fasten securely.
Bottom Edge: Work same as Bottom Edge of Round Chocolate.
Topping: With topping color, ch 13; 2 sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across. Fasten off. Roll into flower shape and sew to top.

CHOCOLATE COVERED PRETZEL (Make 1 CA and 1 CB).
Ch 31.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across; turn - 30 sc.
Rows 2 and 3: Ch 1, sc in each sc across; turn. Fasten off at end of Row 3.
Fold in half lengthwise and sew tog. Fold into pretzel shape and sew tog.

CHOCOLATE RUFFLE (Make 2 CA with CG centers).
With CA, ch 18.
Row 1: 2 Dc in 4th ch from hook, 3 dc in each rem ch across; turn - 48 sts.
Row 2: Ch 1, sc in each dc across and in top of beg ch. Fasten off.
Roll up and sew bottom tog keeping it flat enough to sit alone.
Center-Rnd 1: With CG, ch 2; 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook; do not join but work in continuous rnds.
Rnd 2: Sc in each sc around. Fasten off.
Draw sts tog and sew to top of candy.

WHITE CHOCOLATE HEART (Make 1).
Rnd 1: Beginning at top of candy, with CB, ch 2; 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook; do not join but work in continuous rnds.
Rnd 2: 2 Sc in each sc around - 12 sc.
Rnd 3: (Hdc, dc, tr) all in next sc, (dc, hdc) all in next sc, sl st in next sc, (hdc, dc) all in next sc, (tr, dc, hdc) all in next sc, sc in next 3 sc, 3 sc in next sc, sc in last 3 sc - 20 sts.
Rnd 4: Working in back lps only, sc in next 5 sts, sl st in next st, sc in last 14 sts.
Rnds 5 and 6: Sc in both lps of each sc around.
Rnd 7: Double dec over next 3 sts, dec over next 2 sts, sl st in next st, dec over next 2 sts, double dec over next 3 sts, sc in next 3 sts, double dec over next 3 sts, sc in last 3 sts - 12 sts. Stuff lightly.
Rnd 8: [Dec over next 2 sts] 6 times. Fasten off leaving a 6" end. Weave end through rem sc and draw up firmly; fasten securely.
Top Edging: Join CC in any unworked lp on Rnd 4 with a sl st; * ch 1, sl st in next lp, rep from * around. Fasten off.
Flower: With CE, ch 2; 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook; join with a sl st to first sc. Fasten off. Sew to top center.

FLOWER CHOCOLATE (Make 1 each CB with CA center; CA with CB center; CE with CC center; CF with CA center).
With main color, ch 2.
Rnd 1: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook; do not join but work in continuous rnds.
Rnd 2: 2 Sc in each sc around - 12 sc.
Rnd 3: Working in front lps only, [(sl st, ch 1, dc) all in next sc, dc in next sc, ch 1] 6 times, sl st in first sl st - 6 petals.
Rnd 4: Ch 1, holding petals toward you, sc in each rem back lp around - 12 sc.
Rnds 5 and 6: Sc in each sc around. Stuff lightly.
Rnd 7: Working in back lps only, [dec over next 2 sc] 6 times. Fasten off. Draw rem sts tog tightly.
Bottom Edge: Join main color to rem lps of Rnd 7; sl st in each lp around. Fasten off. Weave in ends.
Center: Make same as center of Chocolate Ruffle. Sew to center of flower.

JORDAN ALMOND (Make 1 CC and 1 CF).
Rnd 1: Ch 2; 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook; do not join but work in continuous rnds.
Rnds 2-4: 2 Sc in next sc, sc in each sc around - 9 sc at end of Rnd 4.
Rnds 5 and 6: Dec over next 2 sc, sc in each sc around - 7 sc at end of Rnd 6. Stuff lightly.
Rnd 7: Rep Rnd 5. Fasten off. Draw rem sts tog.

POLKA DOT CHOCOLATE (Make 1 CA).
Top-Rnds 1-3: Work same as Rnds 1-3 of Round Chocolate. Fasten off. Sew tiny pearls on top of this piece.
Bottom: Rep Rnds 1-3 of top; do NOT end off; with wrong sides tog, sl st the 2 pieces tog through back lps. Do not stuff.

ABBREVIATIONS: beg = beginning; CA, CB, etc.= Color A, Color B, etc; ch = chain; dc = double crochet; dec = decrease; hdc = half double crochet; lp = loop; mm = millimeters; rem = remaining; rep = repeat; rnd = round; sc = single crochet; sl = slip; sp = space; st(s) = stitch(es); tog = together; tr = treble crochet; * or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated; [ ] = work directions given in brackets the number of times specified.

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Textured Top Crocheted Women's Fashion Sweater LW1404

Skill Level: Intermediate

Designed by Belinda Carter.

Directions are for size Small. Changes for sizes Medium and Large are in parentheses.

RED HEART® "LusterSheen®", Art. E721 (4 ounce skein): 14 (16, 18) Ounces No. 0735 Hot Pink.
Crochet Hook: 3.25mm [US D-3] and 3.75mm [US F-5].
Yarn needle.

GAUGE: 16 sts = 4"; 18 rows = 4" in pat with larger hook. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.
To Fit Bust: 32-34 (36-38, 40-42)".
Finished Bust Measurement: 38 ½ (42 ½, 46 ½)".

SPECIAL ABBREVIATIONS:
Dec1 = draw up a lp in next 2 sts, yo and draw through all 3 lps on hook (1 st decreased).
Dec2 = draw up a lp in next 3 sts, yo and draw through all 4 lps on hook (2 sts decreased).
Dec3 = draw up a lp in next 4 sts, yo and draw through all 5 lps on hook (3 sts decreased).

NOTE: Always leave the st behind the fptr unworked.

BACK: With larger hook, ch 78 (86, 94).

Row 1 (Right Side): Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across; turn - 77 (85, 93) sc.

Row 2: Ch 1, sc in each sc across; turn.

Row 3: Ch 1, sc in first sc; [yo] twice, insert hook from front to back to front around the sc 2 rows below and draw through a lp, [yo and draw through 2 lps] 3 times - fptr made; skip sc behind fptr (see Note), sc in next sc, * fptr, sc in next sc; rep from * across; turn.

Row 4: Ch 1, sc in each st across; turn.

Row 5: Ch 1, sc in first 2 sc, * fptr, sc in next sc; rep from * to last sc; sc in last sc; turn.

Row 6: Rep Row 4.

Rep Rows 3-6 for pat until 13" from beg, end Row 6.

Shape Armholes: Keeping continuity of pat, ch 1, sl st across first 4 sts, work to last 4 sts; turn leaving last 4 sts unworked. Dec2 at each end of every other row 2 (3, 4) times - 61 (65, 69) sts. Work even in pat until 7 ½ (8, 8 ½)" above beg of armhole shaping, end wrong side row.

Divide for Neck: Work across first 17 (17, 19) sts; turn. Work 1 row even. Fasten off. With right side facing, skip center 27 (31, 31) sts, attach yarn in next st, work across last 17 (17, 19) sts. Work 1 row even. Fasten off.

FRONT: Work same as back until 5 (5 ½, 6)" above beg of armhole shaping, end wrong side row.

Divide for Neck: Work across first 25 (27, 29) sts; turn. Dec2 at neck edge on next 2 rows, then Dec1 at neck edge on next 4 (6, 6) rows - 17 (17, 19) sts. Work even until front measures same as back. Fasten off.

With right side facing, skip center 11 sts, attach yarn in next st, ch 1, work across last 25 (27, 29) sts. Complete to correspond to first side.

SLEEVES: With larger hook, ch 56 (60, 64). Work in pat same as back over 55 (59, 63) sts for 3", end Row 6.

Shape Cap: Ch 1, sl st across first 4 sts, work in pat to last 4 sts, turn leaving last 4 sts unworked. Dec1 at each end of every other row 6 times, then Dec3 at each end of every other row 3 times - 17 (21, 25) sts. Work 1 row even. Fasten off.

FINISHING: Sew shoulder, side and sleeve seams; set in sleeves.

EDGING (Worked around neck, arms and lower edge): Rnd 1: With right side facing and smaller hook, attach yarn at a seam; ch 1, work an even number of sc evenly spaced around; join with a sl st in first sc. Rnd 2: Ch 1, * (sc, ch 2, sc) all in sc, skip next sc; rep from * around; join. Fasten off.

ABBREVIATIONS: beg = begin (ning); ch = chain; lp(s) = loop(s); mm = millimeter; pat = pattern; rep = repeat; rnd = round; sc = single crochet; sl = slip; st(s) = stitch (es); yo = yarn over; * = repeat whatever follows the * as indicated; [ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times indicated.

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Table Topper LW1501

Skill Level: Intermediate

Designed by Belinda "Bendy" Carter

Topper measures approximately 32" across.

RED HEART® "Lustersheen®": 2 Skeins No. 805 Natural.

Crochet Hook: 3.25mm [US D-3]. Yarn needle.

GAUGE: Rnds 1-5 = 4 ¼" across; Rnds 1-23 = 20" across. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

Rnd 1: Ch 5, [dc in 5th ch from hook, ch 1] 7 times; join with a sl st in 4th ch of ch-5.

Rnd 2: Ch 3, tr around post of st directly below, dc in top of same st, ch 1, [dc in next dc, tr around post of same dc, dc in same dc, ch 1] 7 times; join in top of ch-3.

Rnd 3: Ch 1, [sc in st, 2 sc around post of next tr, sc in next st, 2 sc in ch-1 sp] 8 times; join in first sc - 48 sc.

Rnd 4: Ch 6, skip first 3 sc, [dc in next sc, ch 3, skip next 2 sc] 15 times; join in 3rd ch of ch-6.

Rnd 5: Ch 5, sc in sp, ch 2, [dc in next dc, ch 2, sc in sp, ch 2] 15 times; join in 3rd ch of ch-5.

Rnd 6: Ch 8, [dc in next dc, ch 5] 15 times; join in 3rd ch of ch-8.

Rnd 7: Ch 1, sc in same st as joining, * [ch 1, dtr] 8 times all in next dc, ch 1 **, sc in next dc; rep from * around, end at **; join.

Rnd 8: Sl st across to 2nd ch-1 sp, ch 1, sc in same sp, * [ch 3, sc in next sp] 6 times, ch 1, skip next 2 sps **, sc in next sp; rep from * around, end at **; join.

Rnd 9: (Sl st, ch 1, sc) all in ch-3 sp - beg rnd made; ch 3, * sc in ch-3 sp, ch 3; rep from * around; join.

Rnd 10: Beg rnd, * [ch 3, sc in next ch-3 sp] 4 times, ch 5, skip next ch-3 sp **, sc in next ch-3 sp; rep from * around, end at **; join.

Rnd 11: Beg rnd, * [ch 3, sc in next ch-3 sp] 3 times, ch 8 *, sc in next ch-3 sp; rep from * around, end at **; join.

Rnd 12: Beg rnd, * [ch 3, sc in next ch-3 sp] twice, ch 12 **, sc in next ch-3 sp; rep from * around, end at **; join.

Rnd 13: Beg rnd, * ch 3, sc in ch-3 sp, ch 16 **, sc in ch-3 sp; rep from * around, end at **; join.

Rnd 14: Beg rnd, ch 10, sc around the ch-lps of last 3 rnds (ch-8, ch-12, ch-16) together, ch 10 **, sc in next ch-3 sp; rep from * around, end at **; join.

Rnd 15: Ch 4, * [dc, ch 1] 5 times all in ch-10 sp **, dc in next sc, ch 1; rep from * around, end at **; join in 3rd ch of ch-4.

Rnd 16: Ch 5, * sc in next dc, ch 2 **, dc in next dc, ch 2; rep from * around, end at **; join in 3rd ch of ch-5.

Rnd 17: Ch 7, * dc in next dc, ch 4; rep from * around; join in 3rd ch of ch-7.

Rnd 18: Ch 1, (sc, ch 3, tr) all in same st as joining, * (sc, ch 3, tr) all in next dc; rep from * around; join.

Rnd 19: Ch 8, * dc in next sc, ch 5; rep from * around; join in 3rd ch of ch-5.

Rnd 20: Ch 3, * tr in sp, ch 3, dc around post of tr just made **, dc in next dc; rep from * around, end at **; join in top of ch-3.

Rnd 21: Ch 9, * skip next dc, dc in next dc, ch 6; rep from * around; join in 3rd ch of ch-9.

Rnd 22: Ch 3, 2 dc in same st as joining, * ch 2, sc in sp, ch 2 **, 3 dc in next dc; rep from * around, end at **; join.

Rnd 23: Sl st to first sc, ch 9, * dc in next sc, ch 6; rep from * around; join in 3rd ch of ch-9.

Rnd 24: Ch 4, * [dc, ch 1] 3 times all in sp **, dc in next dc, ch 1; rep from * around, end at **; join in 3rd ch of ch-4.

Rnd 25: Ch 3, tr around post of st directly below, dc in same st, * ch 1, skip next dc, dc in next dc, tr around post of same dc, dc in same dc; rep from * around; sc in top of ch-3 to join and form last sp.

Rnd 26: Ch 7, * sc in next sp, ch 4 **, dc in next sp, ch 4; rep from * around, end at **; join in 3rd ch of ch-7.

Rnd 27: Ch 5, 2 dc in same st as joining, * ch 2, 8 dtr in next dc, ch 2 **; (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) all in next dc - shell made; rep from * around, end at **; dc in same st as joining; join in 3rd ch of ch-5.

Rnd 28: (Sl st, ch 5, 2 dc) all in ch-2 sp, * ch 2, [dc in next dtr, ch 1] 7 times, dc in next dtr, ch 2, skip next sp **, shell in next sp; rep from * around, end at **; dc in same sp as joining; join in 3rd ch of ch-5.

Rnd 29: (Sl st, ch 5, shell) all in ch-2 sp, * ch 2, skip ch-2 sp, sc in ch-1 sp, [ch 3, sc in ch-1 sp] 6 times, ch 2, skip ch-2 sp **, (2 dc, ch 2, shell) all in next ch-2 sp; rep from around, end at **; (2 dc, ch 2) in same sp as joining; join in 3rd ch of ch-5.

Shape Tips-Row 30: (Sl st, ch 3, dc, ch 2, 2 dc) all in ch-2 sp, ch 2, sc in ch-3 sp, [ch 3, sc in ch-3 sp] 5 times, ch 2, skip ch-2 sp, shell in next ch-2 sp; TURN.

Row 31: Sl st to sp, (ch 3, dc, ch 2, 2 dc) all in sp - beg shell made; ch 2, sc in ch-3 sp, [ch 3, sc in ch-3 sp] 4 times, ch 2; shell in ch-2 sp of shell - shell over shell made; turn.

Row 32: Beg shell, ch 2, sc in ch-3 sp, [ch 3, sc in ch-3 sp] 3 times, ch 2, shell over shell; turn.

Row 33: Beg shell, ch 2, sc in ch-3 sp, [ch 3, sc in ch-3 sp] twice, ch 2, shell over shell; turn.

Row 34: Beg shell, ch 2, sc in ch-3 sp, ch 3, sc in ch-3 sp, ch 2, shell over shell; turn.

Row 35: Beg shell, ch 2, sc in ch-3 sp, ch 2, shell over shell; turn.

Row 36: Sl st to sp, ch 2, holding back last lp on hook, dc in same sp, 2 dc in sp of last shell, yo and through all 4 lps on hook. Fasten off.

*** With right side facing, attach yarn in next ch-2 sp of Rnd 29; rep Rows 30-36. Rep from *** around.

ABBREVIATIONS: beg = beginning; ch = chain; dc = double crochet; dtr = double treble; lp(s) = loop(s); rep = repeat; rnd = round; sc = single crochet; sl st = slip stitch; sp = space; st(s) = stitch (es); tr = treble crochet; yo = yarn over; * or ** = repeat whatever follows the * as indicated; [ ] = work directions given in brackets the number of times specified.

Granny Poncho LW1456

Skill level: Intermediate

One size fits most women.

SUPPLIES

RED HEART® “LusterSheen®”, Art. E721 (4 ounce/335 yard skein): 4 Color Poncho: 3 Skeins No. 0002 Black CA and 1 skein each No. 0805 Natural CB, No. 0824 Med. Blue CC and No. 0735 Hot Pink CD.

1 Color Poncho: 4 Skeins No. 0824 Med. Blue.

Crochet Hook: 3.5mm [US E-4]. Yarn needle.

NOTE: AFTER THE FIRST MOTIF ALL OTHERS ARE JOINED WHILE WORKING RND 5.

4 COLOR PONCHO: MOTIF 1 (2, 3, 4): With CC (CD, CB, CC), ch 4; join with a sl st in first ch to form a ring.

Rnd 1: Ch 4, [dc, ch 1] 11 times in ring; join with a sl st in 3rd ch of ch-4. Fasten off.

Rnd 2: Join CB (CC, CD, CD) in any sp; ch 3; [yo and draw up a lp, yo and draw through 2 lps] twice all in same sp, yo and draw through all 3 lps on hook – beg cluster made; * ch 3; [yo and draw up a lp, yo and draw through 2 lps] 3 times all in next sp, yo and draw through all 4 lps on hook – cl (cluster) made; rep from * around; ch 3; join to top of beg cluster. Fasten off.

Rnd 3: Join CD (CB, CC, CB) in any sp; ch 1, (sc, ch 3, sc) all in same sp, * ch 5, (sc, ch 3, sc) all in next sp; rep from * around; ch 2, dc in first sc to join and form last ch-5 sp. Fasten off.

Rnd 4: Join CA in any ch-5 sp; ch 3, (dc, ch 5, 2 dc) all in same sp, * (2 dc, ch 5, 2 dc) all in next ch-5 sp; rep from * around; join to top of ch-3.

Rnd 5: Sl st in next dc and next 2 ch; ch 1, sc in same sp, * ch 3; yo and draw up a lp in next dc, yo and draw through 2 lps, skip next 2 dc, yo and draw up a lp in next dc, yo and draw through 2 lps, yo and draw through all 3 lps on hook – arch made; ch 3, sc in next sp, ch 3, (3 tr, ch 5, 3 tr) all in next sp for corner, ch 3 **, sc in next sp; rep from * around, end at **; join in first sc. Fasten off.

FIRST PIECE: Join 8 motifs into 4 strips as follows:

First Strip: [Motif 1, Motif 2, Motif 3, Motif 4] twice.

2nd Strip: [Motif 2, Motif 3, Motif 4, Motif 1] twice.

3rd Strip: [Motif 3, Motif 4, Motif 1, Motif 2] twice.

4th Strip: [Motif 4, Motif 1, Motif 2, Motif 3] twice.

2ND PIECE: Join 8 motifs into 4 strips as follows:

First Strip: [Motif 3, Motif 4, Motif 1, Motif 2] twice.

2nd Strip: [Motif 1, Motif 2, Motif 3, Motif 4] twice.

3rd Strip: [Motif 2, Motif 3, Motif 4, Motif 1] twice.

4th Strip: [Motif 4, Motif 1, Motif 2, Motif 3] twice.

Join on 1 Side: Work Rnds 1-4 as given above.

Joining Rnd 5: Sl st in next dc and next 2 ch; ch 1, sc in same sp, ch 3, arch, ch 3, sc in next sp, ch 3, * (3 tr, ch 2, sl st in corner ch-5 sp of completed motif, ch 2, 3 tr) all in next ch-5 sp *, ch 1, sl st in next ch-3 sp of completed motif, ch 1, sc in next ch-5 sp, ch 1, sl st in next ch-3 sp of completed motif, ch 1, arch, sl st in arch of completed motif, ch 1, sl st in next ch-3 sp of completed motif, ch 1, sc in next ch-5 sp, ch 1, sl st in next ch-3 sp of completed motif, ch 1, rep from * to * once – one side joined; complete rnd. Fasten off.

Join on 2 Sides: Work as for Joining Rnd 5 across first side, joining at next corner by working the sl st into the sl st of previous joining, join 2nd side; complete rnd.

FINISHING: Join short side of First Piece to long edge of 2nd Piece as follows: with right sides together and working through both layers, join CA in corner sps at lower edge; ch 1, sc in same sp, * ch 5, sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 5, skip next ch-3 sp, sc in next arch, ch 5, skip next ch-3 sp, sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 5, sc in joining st; rep from * across. Fasten off.

Join short side of 2nd Piece to long edge of First Piece in same manner.

Lower Edging: With right side facing, join CA at seam of lower edge; ch 1; (sc, ch 3, 2 dc) all in same st – gr (group) made; * skip next tr, gr in next tr, [gr in next ch-3 sp] 4 times, skip next tr, gr in next tr **, gr in joining st; rep from * around, working gr in ch-5 sps of points, end at **; join. Fasten off.

Neck Edging-Rnd 1: With right side facing, join CA at joining between 2 motifs at left shoulder; ch 1, sc in same st, * ch 3, skip next tr, sc in next tr, [ch 3, sc in next ch-3 sp] 4 times, ch 3, skip next tr, sc in next tr **, ch 3, sc in next joining; rep from * to “V” of front; rep from * to “V” of back; rep from * to end of rnd, end at **; ch 1, dc in first sc.

Rnds 2-4: [* Ch 3, sc in next sp; rep from * to “V”; sl st in next sp] twice; ** ch 3, sc in next sp; rep from ** to dc; ch 1, dc in dc. Fasten off at end of Rnd 4.

1 COLOR PONCHO-Make 2 Pieces Alike: Join 8 motifs into 4 strips, omitting all reference to color changes and changing beg of rnds as follows: Rnds 2 and 3: Sl st in next sp. Rnd 4: Ch 3, (dc, ch 5, 2 dc) all over dc.

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

Designed by Gayle Bunn.

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