Tunisian Argyle Throw
50 inches wide x 611/2 inches long
• 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
Size K hook: 13 TSS = 3 inches; 13 rows = 4 inches
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.
Tunisian Simple Stitch A. TSS (see Special Stitches) across row. B. Work lps off hook (see 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.
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
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.
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)
With tapestry needle and length of bone, holding WS of Panels tog, whipstitch edges (see illustration) of Argyle Panels between Cable Panels.
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
Chart Tunisian Argyle Throw