Circles in Octagons Throw WR2039

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INTERMEDIATE
Designed by Anne Halliday.

Throw is 50" x 68".

RED HEART® "Super Saver®": 4 Skeins 313 Aran A; 2 skeins each 631 Light Sage B and 406 Medium Thyme C.

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

GAUGE: Motif is 6" across. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

MOTIF (Make 88)
With B, ch 7; join with slip st in 1st ch to form ring.
Round 1 (Right Side): Ch 5 (counts as tr, ch 1), [tr, ch 1] 15 times in ring; join in 4th ch of ch-5 - 16 ch-1 spaces. Fasten off.
Round 2: Attach A in any ch-1 space; ch 1, sc in same space, ch 2, * sc in next ch-1 space, ch 2; repeat from * around; join. Fasten off.
Round 3: Attach C in any ch-2 space; ch 3 (counts as dc here and throughout), dc in same space, ch 1, * 2 dc in next ch-2 space, ch 1; repeat from * around; join. Fasten off.
Round 4: Attach A in any ch-1 space, ch 3, dc in same space, ch 3, 2 dc in next ch-1 space, ch 1, * 2 dc in next ch-1 space, ch 3, 2 dc in next ch-1 space, ch 1; repeat from * around; join. Fasten off.

SQUARE (Make 70)
Round 1 (Right Side): With A, ch 6, ([hdc, ch 3] 3 times) all in 6th ch from hook; join to 3rd ch of  beginning ch-6 - 4 ch-3 spaces.
Round 2: Ch 3, (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) all in next ch-3 space, * dc in next hdc, (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) all in next ch-3 space; repeat from * around; join. Fasten off.

TRIANGLE (Make 34)
Row 1 (Wrong Side): With A, ch 5, (hdc, ch 3, hdc, ch 1, dc) all in 5th ch from hook; turn.
Row 2: Ch 5 (counts as tr, ch 1), dc in 1st dc, dc in next ch-1 space, dc in next hdc, (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) all in next ch-3 space, dc in next hdc, dc in next ch-1 space, (dc, ch 1, tr) all in 4th ch of beginning ch-5. Fasten off.

FINISHING
Following diagram, hold right sides of 2 Motifs together. With A and working through back loops only of both Motifs, sew through center st of any ch-3 space, next ch, next 2 dc, next ch-1 space, next 2 dc, next 2 ch. Fasten off. In this manner, join all pieces according to diagram.

Edging-Round 1: With Right Side facing, attach A in ch-3 space at corner marked with arrow on diagram, ch 5, dc in same space, [ch 1, skip next dc, dc in next dc, ch 1, (dc, ch 3, dc) all in next ch-3 space] 3 times; ch 1, skip next dc, dc in next dc, ch 1, * sc around post of next tr, ch 1, sc in top of next dc, ch 1, sc in center ch, ch 1, sc in top of next dc, ch 1, sc around post of next tr, ch 1, dc in next ch-3 space, ch 1, skip next dc, dc in next dc, ch 1, (dc, ch 3, dc) all in next ch-1 space; ch 1, skip next dc, dc in next dc, ch 1, ** repeat from * across side; *** [(dc, ch 3, dc) all in next ch-3 space, ch 1, skip next dc, dc in next dc, ch 1] 4 times; repeat from ** around; end at ***; join.

Round 2: Ch 1, [sc, ch 1] twice in next ch-3 space; work (sc, ch 1) in each ch-1 space and ([sc, ch 1] twice) in each ch-3 space around; join.

Round 3: * Slip st in next ch-1 space, ch 2; repeat from * around; join. Fasten off, weave in ends.

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

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