Tu­nisian Ar­gyle Throw

Crochet World - - Something Old Made New! - De­sign by Mar­gret Will­son

FIN­ISHED MEA­SURE­MENTS

50 inches wide x 611/2 inches long

MA­TE­RI­ALS

• Caron Sim­ply Soft medium (worsted) weight acrylic yarn (6 oz/315 yds/170g per skein): 8 skeins #9703 bone 3 skeins each #9780 robin’s egg and #9702 off-white • Size K/101/2/6.5mm Tu­nisian cro­chet hook or size needed to ob­tain gauge • Sizes H/8/5mm and I/9/5.5mm

cro­chet hooks • Ta­pes­try nee­dle

GAUGE

Size K hook: 13 TSS = 3 inches; 13 rows = 4 inches

PAT­TERN NOTES

Weave in loose ends as work pro­gresses. Join with slip stitch as in­di­cated un­less oth­er­wise stated. Chain-2 at be­gin­ning of row counts as first half dou­ble cro­chet un­less oth­er­wise stated. When work­ing Tu­nisian Sim­ple Stitch, change col­ors ac­cord­ing to chart, in­tro­duc­ing new col­ors on for­ward rows. Bring new color un­der pre­vi­ous color to avoid holes. To change color on a re­turn row, work un­til 1 loop of pre­vi­ous color re­mains, yarn over with next color and draw through 2 loops.

PAT­TERN STITCH

Tu­nisian Sim­ple Stitch A. TSS (see Spe­cial Stitches) across row. B. Work lps off hook (see Spe­cial Stitches).

SPE­CIAL STITCHES

Tu­nisian Sim­ple Stitch

(TSS): In­sert hook from right to left un­der next ver­ti­cal bar, yo, draw lp through and leave on hook.

Work loops off hook (work

lps off hook): Yo, draw through 1 lp on hook, [yo, draw through 2 lps on hook] across. Last lp on hook counts as first lp of next row. Ca­ble: Sk next 3 sts, fptr (see Stitch Guide) on each of next 3 sts, fptr on each sk st in or­der. Sin­gle cro­chet join (sc join): Place slip knot (see il­lus­tra­tion) on hook, in­sert hook in in­di­cated st, yo, draw up a lp, yo, draw through 2 lps on hook.

TU­NISIAN AR­GYLE THROW AR­GYLE PANEL

Make 3. Foun­da­tion Row (Row 1 of Chart): With bone and Tu­nisian hook, ch 52.

A: Sk first ch, [in­sert hook in back lp of next ch, yo, draw up a lp, re­tain­ing lp on hook] across, (52 sts); B: Work lps off hook.

Rows 2–190: Work TSS ac­cord­ing to chart, [Rep rows 2–19 of chart] 10 times, then rep rows 2–10. Row 191: A: With bone, TSS across. B: work lps off hook. Row 192: Sk first st, [in­sert hook from right to left un­der next ver­ti­cal bar, yo, draw lp through bar and lp on hook] across. Fas­ten off.

Panel Edg­ing

Rnd 1: With size I hook and bone, sc join (see Spe­cial

Stitches) in lower right cor­ner of panel, 2 sc in same st, *work­ing across long edge of Panel, work 190 sc across long edge, 3 sc in cor­ner st, sc in each st across short edge of Panel**, 3 sc in cor­ner, rep from * end­ing rep

CA­BLE PANEL

Make 4. Row 1: With size H hook and bone, ch 15, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each rem ch across, turn. (14 sc) Row 2: Ch 2 (see Pat­tern Notes), sk first sc, dc in each of next 12 sc, hdc in last st, turn. (2 hdc, 12 dc)

Row 3: Ch 2, 1 bpdc (see

Stitch Guide), 2 fpdc (see Stitch Guide), 6 bpdc, 2 fpdc, 1 bpdc, hdc in last st, turn. Row 4: Ch 2, 1 fpdc, 2 bpdc,

Ca­ble (see Spe­cial Stitches) over next 6 sts, 2 bpdc, 1 fpdc, hdc in last st, turn. Row 5: Rep row 3. Row 6: Ch 2, 1 fpdc, 2 bpdc, 6 fpdc, 2 bpdc, 1 fpdc, hdc in last st, turn.

Rows 7–154: [Rep rows 3–6 con­sec­u­tively] 37 times. Row 155: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn. Fas­ten off.

Panel Edg­ing

Rnd 1: With size I hook and bone, sc join in cor­ner at right edge of row 1, 2 sc in same st, *work­ing across long edge of Panel, sc in end of next 4 rows, [2 sc in next row, sc in end of next 4 rows] 37 times, sc in next row, 3 sc in cor­ner, work­ing across nar­row end of Panel, sc in each of next 12 sts**, 3 sc in next cor­ner, rep from * end­ing rep at **, join in beg sc. Fas­ten off. (190 sc across each long edge be­tween cor­ners)

ASSEM­BLY

With ta­pes­try nee­dle and length of bone, hold­ing WS of Pan­els tog, whip­stitch edges (see il­lus­tra­tion) of Ar­gyle Pan­els be­tween Ca­ble Pan­els.

BOR­DER

Rnd 1: With I hook, sc join bone in any cor­ner, 2 sc in same st, *sc in each st around to next cor­ner**, 3 sc in cor­ner, rep from * around end­ing last rep at **, join.

Rnd 2: Ch 1, [sc in each st around to cor­ner st, 3 sc in cen­ter cor­ner st] around, join in beg sc. Fas­ten off.

Tu­nisian Sim­ple Stitch

IN­TER­ME­DI­ATE

Chart Tu­nisian Ar­gyle Throw

Whip­stitch Edges

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