Annie's Crochet World Autumn 2019 : 2019-09-01

Merry & Bright : 88 : 88

Merry & Bright

MERRY & BRIGHT Scandinavi­an Christmas Throw Katherine Eng Design by Rnd 2: Ch 1, (sc, ch 4, sc) in same sc as beg ch-1, ch 1, [(sc, ch 4, sc) in next sc, ch 1] 7 times, join in beg sc. Fasten off. Draw up a lp of royal in any ch-1 sp, ch 1, sc in same ch-1 sp as beg ch-1, ch 2, working behind ch-4 lp, [sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 2, working behind ch-4 lp] 7 times, join in beg sc. sk next sc**, sc in next sc, rep from * around, ending last rep at **, join in beg sc. Fasten off. INTERMEDIA­TE FINISHED MEASUREMEN­TS (32 sc, 28 42 inches wide x 58 inches long (8 ch-4 lps) ch-1 sps, 4 ch-2 sps) MATERIALS Rnd 3: Rnd 9: Draw up a lp of red in any sc, ch 1, sc in same sc as beg ch- 1, sc in each sc and each ch-1 sp around, working (sc, ch 2, sc) in each corner ch-2 sp, join in beg sc. • Red Heart Super Saver medium (worsted) weight acrylic yarn (7 oz/364 yds/ 198g per skein): 2 skeins each #311 white and #319 cherry red 1 skein each #385 royal and #368 paddy green Size J/10/6mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge Yarn needle (green) (8 sc, 8 (68 sc, 4 ch-2 corner sps) ch-2 sps) Rnd 10: Ch 1, sc in each sc around, working (sc, ch 3, sc) in each corner ch-2 sp, join in beg sc. Fasten off. Rnd 4: Ch 1, sc in same sc as beg ch-1, 3 sc in next ch-2 sp, [sc in next sc, 3 sc in next ch-2 sp] 7 times, join in beg sc, fasten off royal • (76 sc, 4 corner ch-3 sps) • First Square Border (green). (32 sc) GAUGE Rnd 11: With a royal Square, draw up a lp of white in 2nd sc to the left of any corner ch-3 sp, ch 1, Rnd 5: Draw up a lp of white in a sc above a center sc between ch-4 sps of rnd 2, ch 1, sc in same sc as beg ch-1, sc in next sc, *insert hook in next ch-4 lp of rnd 2 and in next sc directly behind in rnd 4, yo, draw up a lp, yo, draw through both lps on hook**, sc in each of next 3 sc, rep from * around, ending last rep at **, sc in next sc, join in beg sc. Ch 1, sc in same sc as beg ch-1, *hdc in next sc, in next sc, hdc in next sc**, sc in each of next 5 sc, rep from * around, ending last rep at **, sc in each of next 4 sc, join in beg sc. Fasten off. Rnds 1–5 = 21/2 inches; Square = 8 inches small shell (see Special Stitches) in same sc, *[sk next sc, small shell in next sc] across to corner ch-3 sp, in corner ch-3 sp, sk next sc**, small shell in next sc, rep from * around, ending last rep at **, join in beg sc. PATTERN NOTES corner Weave in loose ends as work progresses. Join with slip stitch as indicated unless otherwise stated. Work all Squares through round 10 and then join together as indicated while working round 11. (see Special Stitches) (44 ch-2 sps, 4 ch-4 sps) (32 sc) After completion of First Square Border, join tog rem Squares while working rnd 11 in 5 rows of 7 Squares alternatin­g colors from top to bottom. On row 1 of Squares, join tog while working on 1 side. On rem squares, join on 1 or 2 sides as necessary. To join on 1 side, connect from corner to corner. To join corner at ch-4 sps, ch 2, drop lp, draw lp under to over (back to front or bottom to top) to opposite ch-4 sp, ch 2 and continue. To join tog ch-2 sps, ch 1, drop lp, draw lp under to over through opposite ch-2 sp, ch 1 and continue. To join where 4 corners meet, ch 2, drop lp, draw lp under to over Rnd 6: shell (see Special Stitches) SPECIAL STITCHES Shell: (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in indicated st or sp. (44 sts, 4 ch-2 Small shell: (sc, ch 3, sc) in indicated st or sp. (Sc, ch 2, sc, ch 4, sc, ch 2, sc) in indicated sp. sps) Rnd 7: Draw up a lp of red in any st on side edge of Square, ch 1, sc in same sc as beg ch-1, sc in each st around, working (sc, ch 2, sc) in each corner ch-2 sp, join in beg sc. Fasten off. Draw up a lp of royal in 2nd sc to the left of any corner ch-2 sp, ch 1, sc in same sc as beg ch-1, *[ch 1, sk next sc, sc in next sc] 5 times, ch 1, sk next sc, (sc, ch 2, sc) in corner ch-2 sp, ch 1, Corner: THROW (52 sc, 4 ch-2 sps) SQUARE Make 35 Squares: 18 royal & 17 Rnd 8: green. Rnd 1 (RS): (green) join With white, ch 4, in first ch to form a ring, work 8 sc in ring, join in first sc. (see Pattern Notes) 88 PRESENTS AUTUMN 2019 CROCHET WORLD A VERY CROCHET CHRISTMAS

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