Skill Level: Easy
Lap Throw measures approximately 32" x 37".
RED HEART® "Super Saver®": 3 Skeins 376 Burgundy; or RED HEART® "Super Saver®" Jumbo: 1 Skein 0378 Claret.
Crochet Hook: 8mm [US L-11]. Yarn needle.
GAUGE: 2 repeats (two cluster groups and two FPdc) = 3"; 4 rows = 3" in pat. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.
CL (Cluster) = [Yarn over and draw up a loop, yarn over and draw through 2 loops] twice all in specified stitch, yarn over and draw through all 3 loops on hook.
FPdc (front post double crochet) = yarn over, insert hook from front to back to front around the post of indicated stitch and draw yarn through, [yarn over and draw through 2 loops on hook] twice.
BPdc (back post double crochet) = yarn over, insert hook from back to front to back around the post of indicated stitch and draw yarn through, [yarn over and draw through 2 loops on hook] twice.
Row 1 (Wrong Side): (CL, ch 2, CL) all in 5th ch from hook, skip next ch, dc in next ch, * skip next ch, (CL, ch 2, CL) all in next ch, skip next ch, dc in next ch; rep from * across; turn - 20 cluster groups.
Row 2 (Right Side): Ch 3, (CL, ch 2, CL) all in next ch-2 sp, * FPdc around next dc, (CL, ch 2, CL) all in next ch-2 sp; rep from * to last st; dc in top of beg ch; turn.
Row 3: Ch 3, (CL, ch 2, CL) all in next ch-2 sp, * BPdc around next st, (CL, ch 2, CL) all in next ch-2 sp; rep from * to last st; dc in top of ch-3; turn.
Rows 4-49: Rep Rows 2 and 3 twenty-three (23) times.
Border-Rnd 1: Ch 1, work sc evenly around all 4 sides, working 3 sc in each corner; join with a sl st in first sc.
Rnd 2: Ch 1, working from LEFT TO RIGHT, sc in each sc around (Reverse sc); join. Fasten off. Weave in ends.
ABBREVIATIONS: beg = beginning; ch = chain; dc = double crochet; lp = loop; mm = millimeters; pat = pattern; rep = repeat; rnd = round; sc = single crochet; sl = slip; sp = space; 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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