Rainbow Waves Throw LW2121

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Skill Level: EASY

Throw measures 59" x 85"

RED HEART® "Super Saver®": 1 skein each 885 Delft Blue A, 381 Light Blue B, 530 Orchid C, 579 Pale Plum D, 718 Shocking Pink E, 373 Petal Pink F, 256 Carrot G, 327 Lt Coral H, 322 Pale Yellow I, 505 Aruba Sea J, and 512 Turqua K.
Crochet Hook: 5 mm [US H-8].
Yarn needle.

GAUGE: 6 blocks = 7"; 8 rows = 4 ¼" in pattern. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

NOTE: To change color at the end of the 2nd row of a color: work last dc of the row in top of the ch-3 until 2 loops remain on the hook, cut color in use leaving a 4" strand, with next color to be used yo and draw through 2 loops remaining on hook; continue with new color.

Pattern Stitch

Row 1 (Right Side): Dc in 4th ch from hook, dc in next 2 ch, * [skip next 2 ch, slip st in next ch, ch 3, dc in next 3 ch] 3 times, [ch 3, slip st in next ch, skip next 2 ch, dc in next 3 ch] 3 times; repeat from * to last ch; dc in last ch; turn.

Note: Now work all dc and slip sts into the back loop only of dc and ch on every row.

Row 2: Ch 3, skip first dc, * [dc in next 3 dc, skip slip st, skip 2 ch of ch-3, slip st in next ch, ch 3] 3 times, [dc in next 3 dc, ch 3, slip st in next ch, skip next 2 ch, skip slip st] 3 times; repeat from * to last 4 sts; dc in next 3 dc, dc in top of ch-3; turn.

Repeat Row 2 for pattern.

THROW

With A, ch 295. Work Rows 1 and 2 in pattern st, changing to B in last st of Row 2 - 8 chevrons. Then repeat Row 2 for pattern and work 2 rows each in the following color sequence: [B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, A] 7 times. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS: ch = chain; dc = double crochet; mm = millimeters; st(s) = stitch(es); yo = yarn over; * = repeat whatever follows the * as indicated; [ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified.

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