Red Heart Eco-Ways

Nature's Inspiration Throw WR2002

Skill Level: Easy

Designed by Trish Warrick.

Throw measures 59" x 45" without edging.

RED HEART® "Eco-Ways™": 3 balls each 3114 Chamois A, 3520 Aquarium B, 1615 Lichen C, 3360 Mushroom D; 4 skeins 3313 Oyster E.
Crochet Hook: 5mm [US H-8]. Yarn needle.

GAUGE: Square measures 6" x 6". CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

Special Abbreviations
dc4tog = [yo and draw up a loop in next st, yo and draw through 2 loops] 4 times, yo and draw through all 5 loops on hook.

dc5tog = [yo and draw up a loop in next st, yo and draw through 2 loops] 5 times, yo and draw through all 6 loops on hook.

Square A (Make 16)
With A, wind yarn around finger for beginning ring, leaving a tail to tighten the ring; insert hook into ring and draw yarn through. Tighten ring after Rnd 1 is completed. Weave in end.

Rnd 1: Ch 3, 4 dc in ring, [ch 3, 5 dc in ring] 3 times, ch 3; join with a slip st to top of ch-3. Fasten off.

Rnd 2: Join E in same st as joining, ch 3, dc4tog (counts as first dc5tog), ch 5, [slip st in next ch-3 space, ch 5, dc5tog, ch 5] 3 times, slip st in next ch-3 space, ch 5; join to top of first dc5tog. Fasten off.

Rnd 3: Join A in top of any dc5tog; * working over the ch-5 of Rnd 2, (5 dc, ch 3, 5 dc) all in next ch-3 space of Rnd 1, slip st in top of next dc5tog; repeat from * around.

Rnd 4: Ch 3, 4 dc in same st as joining, * skip 2 dc, sc in next dc, skip 2 dc, (5 dc, ch 3, 5 dc) in next ch-3 space, skip 2 dc, sc in next dc, skip 2 dc **, 5 dc in next slip st; repeat from * around, end at **; join. Fasten off.

Rnd 5: Join E in any st; ch 1, sc in each dc and sc around and work (sc, ch 3, sc) in each ch-3 space; join. Fasten off.

Rnd 6: Join A in any st; ch 3, dc in each sc around and work (dc, ch 3, dc) in each ch-3 space; join. Fasten off.

Square B (C, D): Make 16 (16, 15) squares same as Square A EXCEPT substitute B (C, d) for A.

Assembly
Sew squares together in 9 rows of 7 squares each as follows:
Rows 1, 5, and 9: A-B-C-D-A-B-C.
Rows 2 and 6: D-A-B-C-D-A-B.
Rows 3 and 7: C-D-A-B-C-D-A.
Rows 4 and 8: B-C-D-A-B-C-D.

Edging
Attach E in the dc after a corner ch-3 space.

Rnd 1: Ch 1, sc in joining; ch 2, slip st in 2nd ch from hook - picot made; * sc in next 3 sts, picot; repeat from * around counting ch-3 spaces (other than the four corners) as one st, skipping seams and counting the corner spaces as 2 sts; join in first sc.

Rnd 2: Ch 5 (counts as dc, ch 2), picot, * ch 2, dc in 2nd of next 3 sc, ch 2 **, picot; repeat from * around, end at ** adjusting at corners as necessary to keep work flat; join in 3rd ch of ch-5. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS: A, B, C, etc. = color A, B, C, etc.; ch = chain; dc = double crochet; mm = millimeters; rnd = round; sc = single crochet; st(s) = stitch(es); tog = together; yo = yarn over; * or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated; [ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified.

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Faux Shearling Throw LW2167

Skill Level: EASY

Designed by Ellen K. Gormley

Throw measures 47" x 47".

RED HEART® "Eco-Ways®": 7 balls 3360 Mushroom A. (or RED HEART® "Super Saver®": 4 skeins 360 Cafe)
RED HEART® "Light & Lofty®": 9 skeins 9334 Cafe au Lait B.
Crochet Hooks: 6.5mm [US K-10.5] and 8mm [US L-11].
Yarn needle.

GAUGES: 11 sts = 4"; 10 rows = 4" in pattern with A and smaller hook; 9 sts = 4"; 9 rows = 4" in sc with B and larger hook. Squares = 11" x 11". CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hooks to obtain the gauges.

THROW

Square A (Make 16)

With smaller hook and A, ch 32.

Row 1 (Right Side): Sc in 2nd ch from hook, [dc in next ch, sc in next ch] 15 times; turn - 31 sts (16 sc, 15 dc).

Row 2: Ch 1, dc in first sc, [sc in next dc, dc in next sc] 15 times; turn.

Row 3: Ch 1, sc in first dc, [dc in next sc, sc in next dc] 15 times; turn.

Rows 4-27: Repeat Rows 2 and 3. Row 28: Repeat Row 2. Fasten off.

Square B (Make 16)

With larger hook and B, ch 25.

Row 1 (Right Side): Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across; turn - 24 sc.

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

Rows 3-24: Repeat Row 2. Do not fasten off after Row 24, continue to joining.

Joining Round

With B and smaller hook, holding wrong sides of an A square together with a B square, the A square is designated as the right side; working through both thicknesses, * work 24 sc evenly spaced to corner, work 3 sc in corner; repeat from * around; join with a slip st in first sc. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

Repeat Joining Round for all 16 pairs of squares.

FINISHING

With smaller hook and B, sc squares together into 4 rows of 4 joined squares.

EDGING

With smaller hook, join B in any corner; ch 1, * 3 sc in corner, sc in each sc to next corner; repeat from * around; join with a slip st in first sc. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS: A, B = color A, B; ch = chain; dc = double crochet; mm = millimeters; sc = single crochet; st(s) = stitch(es); * = repeat whatever follows the * as indicated; [ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified.

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Dots & Dashes Throw LW1794

Skill Level: Easy

Designed by Darla Fanton.

SUPPLIES
RED HEART® "Eco-Ways™": 4 balls each 3360 Mushroom A, 3520 Aquarium B, 3313 Oyster C.
Crochet Hook: 6 mm (US J-10).
Yarn needle.

GAUGE: 8 cls = 4"; 9 rows = 4".

CHECK YOUR GAUGE: Use any size hook to obtain gauge given.

Throw measures 39" x 53".

Special Abbreviations: Cl(s): Cluster (s) - Yo, draw up loop in same ch or ch-space as last st made, skip next ch or st, pick up loop in next ch or ch-space, yo, draw through all 4 loops on hook.

Hdc2tog: [yo and draw up a loop in the next st] 2 times, yo and draw through all 5 loops on the hook.

Picot: Ch 3, slip st in first ch made.

Note: Beginning ch-2 does not count as a st. Work 1 row with A, 1 row with B and 1 row with C for color sequence. Carry unused colors along side edges. To change color, work yo, draw through final four loops with new color. When working edging, mark first st of the round.

THROW

With A, ch 140.

Row 1 (Right Side): Hdc in 2nd ch from hook, ch 1, *yo, draw up loop in same ch as last st made, skip next ch, pick up loop in next ch, yo, draw through all 4 loops on hook (cl made), ch 1; repeat from * until 2 chs remain, yo, draw up loop in same ch as last st made, skip next ch, pick up loop in next ch, yo, draw through all 4 loops on hook, turn - 1 hdc; 69 ch-1 spaces; 69 cls.

Row 2: Change to B. Ch 2, hdc in first ch-1 space, ch 1, *yo, draw up loop in same ch-space as last st, skip next st, pick up loop in next ch-space, yo, draw through all 4 loops on hook, ch 1; repeat from * until 1 st remains, yo, draw up loop in same ch-space as last st, draw up loop in hdc, yo, draw through all 4 loops, turn. Change to C.

Rows 3-109: Repeat Row 2, working in Color Sequence and changing color every row working while carrying unused colors along side edges, end with Row A.

Fasten off all colors.

EDGING

Round 1: With right side facing, join A with sc in hdc at upper right hand corner, 2 sc in same place as join, sc in each of next 135 ch-1 spaces or cls, 3 sc in final cl on top edge, working in edges of rows, [sc in end of cl, 2 sc in each ch-2 space] 54 times, sc in edge of Row 1 for first side, working in opposite side of foundation ch, 3 sc in first st, sc in each of next 135 ch-1 spaces or sts, 3 sc in final st for bottom edge, working in edges of rows, [sc in end of cl, 2 sc in each ch-2 space] 54 times, sc in edge of last row - 141 sts along top and bottom edges, 163 along each side edge.

Round 2: Sc in first sc of Round 1, 3 sc in next st, sc in each of next 137 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in each of next 165 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in each of next 137 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in each of next 164 sts, join with slip in first - 616 sts.

Round 3: Slip st in next st, *[sc, ch 4, sc] in next st for corner, [ch 1, skip next st, sc in next st] 69 times, ch 1, skip next st, [sc, ch 4, sc] in next st, [ch 1, skip next st, sc in next st] 83 times, ch 1, skip next st; repeat from * around, slip st in first sc. Fasten off A.

Round 4: With right side facing, join B with slip st in a corner ch-4 space, ch 2, yo, pick up a loop in ch-4 space, pick up loop in next ch-1 space, yo, draw through all 4 loops on hook, ch 1, *yo, pick up loop in same ch-space as last st, pick up loop in next ch-space, yo, draw through all 4 loops on hook, ch 1; repeat from * to next corner ch-4 space, [hdc2tog, ch 1] twice in ch-4 space, repeat from *around, end [hdc2tog, ch 1] twice in first ch-4 space, join with slip st to beginning cl. Fasten off B.

Round 5: With right side facing, join C with sc in any ch-1 space, picot, sc in same space, *[sc, picot, sc] in next ch-1 space; repeat from * around, join with slip st in first sc.

Fasten off.

FINISHING

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS: A = Color A; B = Color B; C = Color C; ch = chain; hdc = half double crochet; mm = millimeters; sc = single crochet; st(s) = stitch(es); tog = together; yo = yarn over needle; [ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified; * or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated.

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Circle Lapghan LW1847

Skill Level: Easy

Designed by Kim Kotary.

Afghan is 45" diameter.

RED HEART® "Eco-Ways™" 3 skeins each, 1615 Lichen A, 3314 Chamois B, 3523 Asparagus C and 3360 Mushroom D.
Crochet Hook: 5.5mm [US I-9].
Yarn needle.

GAUGE: Rounds 1-3 = 4" in diameter. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the specified gauge.

Stripe Sequence

Work 1 round with A, 2 rounds with B, 3 rounds with C,

2 rounds with A, 3 rounds with D, 2 rounds with B,

3 rounds with C, 3 rounds with D, 1 round with A,

2 rounds with D, 4 rounds with B, 2 rounds with D,

4 rounds with C, 2 rounds with A, 1 round with B,

2 rounds with D, 3 rounds with C, 3 rounds with A,

2 rounds with B, 1 round with D and 1 round with A.

Work these 47 rounds for Stripe Sequence.

AFGHAN

With A, ch 4, slip st in first st to form a ring.

Round 1: Ch 4 (counts as dc, ch 1), [dc in ring, ch 1] 11 times, slip st in 3rd ch of beginning ch to join. Fasten off.

Round 2: Join B in any ch-space, ch 3 (counts as dc here and throughout), 2 dc in same ch-space, [3 dc] in each ch-space around, slip st in top of beginning ch to join.

Round 3: Ch 1, *sc in first dc of dc-group, ch 3, skip next dc, sc in next dc, Fptr around dc 2 rows below; repeat from * around, slip st in first sc to join.

Fasten off.

Follow Stripe Sequence to change colors. If joining new color, join in indicated st. If continuing with same color, slip st to indicated st.

Round 4: In ch-space, ch 3 (counts as dc here and throughout), 3 dc in same ch-space, [4 dc] in each ch-space around, slip st in top of beginning ch to join.

Round 5: In first dc of dc-group, ch 1, *sc in first dc, ch 4, skip 2 dc, sc in next dc, Fptr around Fptr 2 rows below; repeat from * around, slip st in first sc to join.

Round 6: In ch-space, ch 3, 4 dc in same ch-space, [5 dc] in each ch-space around, slip st in top of beginning ch to join.

Round 7: In first dc of dc-group, ch 1, *sc in first sc, ch 5, skip 3 dc, sc in next dc, Fptr around Fptr 2 rows below; repeat from * around, slip st in first sc to join.

Round 8: In ch-space, ch 3, 5 dc in same ch-space, [6 dc] in each ch-space around, slip st in top of beginning ch to join.

Round 9: In first dc of dc-group, ch 1, *sc in first dc, ch 6, skip 4 dc, sc in next dc, Fptr around Fptr 2 rows below; repeat from *, slip st in first sc to join.

Round 10: In ch-space, ch 3, 6 dc in same ch-space, [7 dc] in each ch-space around, slip st in top of beginning ch to join.

Round 11: In first dc of dc-group, ch 1, *sc in first dc, ch 1, skip next dc, sc in next dc, Fpdc around center dc of dc-group 2 rows below, sc in next dc, ch 1, skip next dc, sc in next dc, Fptr around Fptr 2 rows below; repeat from * around, slip st in first sc to join.

Round 12: In ch-space, ch 3, 2 dc in same ch-space, [3 dc] in each ch-space around, slip st in top of ch-3 to join.

Round 13: In first dc of dc-group, ch 1, *sc in first dc, ch 3, skip 1 dc, sc in next dc, Fptr around Fp st 2 rows below, repeat from * around, slip st in first sc to join.

Keeping in Stripe Sequence, repeat Rounds 4-13 for 3 more times.

Repeat Rounds 12-13 once.

Repeat Rounds 4-5.

Fasten off.

FINISHING

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS: A, B, etc= color A, B, etc; ch = chain; dc = double crochet; Fpdc = Front post double crochet; Fptr = Front post triple crochet; mm = millimeters; sc = single crochet; st(s) = stitch(es); * = repeat whatever follows the * as indicated; [ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified.

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Crochet Refreshing Throw LW1669

Skill Level: Easy

Designed by Marianne Forrestal.

Afghan measures 45" x 52".

RED HEART® "Eco-Ways™": 3 Skeins each 1821 Blue Cloud A, 3372 Petal B, 3313 Oyster C and 1615 Lichen D; 2 skeins 3520 Aquarium E.
Crochet Hook: 5mm [US H-8].
Yarn needle.

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

SPECIAL ABBREVIATIONS:

Fpdc (front post dc) = Yarn over, insert hook from front to back to front around post of next st and draw up a loop, [yarn over and draw through 2 loops on hook] twice.

Fpdc dec (front post dc decrease) = [Yarn over, insert hook from front to back to front around post of next Fpdc and draw up a loop, yarn over and draw through 2 loops on hook] twice, yarn over and draw through all 3 loops on hook.

SQUARE: Make total of 42 squares: 9 in A, 10 each in B and C, 7 in D and 6 in E.

Rnd 1: Ch 5, [dc ch 1] 7 times all in 5th ch from hook; join with a slip st in 3rd ch of remaining ch-4.

Rnd 2: Slip st in first ch-1 space, ch 2, hdc in same space, Fpdc around next dc, [2 hdc in next space, Fpdc around next dc] 7 times; join with a slip st in top of ch-2.

Rnd 3: Ch 2, dc in space before the next hdc; hdc in next hdc, Fpdc around next Fpdc, [hdc in next hdc, dc in space before the next hdc, hdc in next hdc, Fpdc around next Fpdc] 7 times; join.

Rnd 4: Slip st in next dc, ch 3, (2 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) all in same dc, * ch 1, Fpdc around next Fpdc, ch 1, skip next hdc, sc in next dc, ch 1, Fpdc around next Fpdc, ch 1, skip next hdc **, (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) all in next dc; repeat from * around, end at **; join in top of ch-3.

Rnd 5: Slip st in next 2 dc and ch-3 space, ch 3, (2 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) all in same space, * ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 space, ch 1, Fpdc dec, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 space, ch 1 **, (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) all in next ch-3 space; repeat from * around; join.

Rnd 6: Slip st in next dc, ch 4 (counts as dc, ch 1), * (dc, ch 3, dc) all in next ch-3 space, [ch 1, skip next dc, dc in next dc, ch 1, dc in next ch-1 space] twice **, [ch 1, dc in next ch-1 space, ch 1, skip next dc, dc in next dc] twice, ch 1; repeat from * around, end at **; ch 1, dc in next ch-1 space, ch 1, skip next dc, dc in next dc, ch 1, dc in next ch-1 space, ch 1; join in 3rd ch of ch-4.

Rnd 7: Ch 3, dc in next ch-1 space, dc in next dc, * (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) all in ch-3 space, dc in next dc, [dc in next ch-1 space, dc in next dc] 9 times; repeat from * around working sts in brackets 7 times instead of 9 times, dc in next space; join. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

ASSEMBLY: With right sides together and working in back loops only, whip stitch squares together into 6 strips of 7 squares each as follows (NOTE: first square of each strip is on the lower edge):

Strip 1 (Left Side): D, B, A, C, B, A, E.

Strip 2: C, E, B, D, E, D, C.

Strip 3: B, A, C, A, C, A, B.

Strip 4: D, B, E, C, B, E, D.

Strip 5: A, C, D, B, A, C, A.

Strip 6 (Right Side): B, E, C, A, D, B, C.

Whip stitch strips together in back loops.

Border-Rnd 1: With right side facing and working in back loops only, join C in center ch of top left corner ch-3 space; ch 1, 2 sc in same st, sc evenly around all sides working 3 sc in center ch of ch-3 at next 3 corners and work 1 more sc in same ch as first sc; join in first sc.

Rnd 2: Ch 3, dc in same sc, skip next 2 sc, * (slip st, ch 3, dc) all in next sc, skip next 2 sc; repeat from * around, ending with slip st in first st of round. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS: A, B, etc. = color A, B, etc; ch = chain; dc = double crochet; dec = decrease; hdc = half double crochet: mm = millimeters; rnd = round; sc = single crochet; st(s) = stitch (es); * or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated; [ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified.

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