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Simply Sophisticated Scarlet Crochet Throw
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"This simply sophisticated scarlet crochet throw uses the double, single, and chain stitches to complete. Crochet this beautiful heirloom blanket for yourself or to give as a treasured gift. This blanket works up to look complicated; however, it is not as hard as you may think. The crochet stitches create a light and lacy and work up so intricately with such care. Even a light covering like this one will keep you warm. This crochet pattern combines the look of crochet shell stitches with the open look of a windowpane. While this was used for this Simply Sophisticated Scarlet Crochet Throw today, I think a bit of resizing would make this a lovely lacy crochet shawl. Actually, the cotton yarn makes this throw even lighter and when paired with the lace crochet stitches, it is light enough to wind up into a lovely circle. Poppy Lion Brand Comfy Cotton Blend 5 skeins, approximately 1,960 yards. Size I Crochet Hook"
Crochet HookI/9 or 5.5 mm hook
Yarn Weight(3) Light/DK (21-24 stitches to 4 inches)
Crochet Gauge13 stitches per 4 inches. The crochet pattern is worked in multiples of 12 plus 9. If you are not familiar with this it means. The beginning chain of 141 stitches consists of 12 X 11= 132 + 9 = 141.
Finished SizeThis blanket is long at approximately 81 inches without the fringe. I have family members that are over six-foot tall, and they appreciate longer blankets. The width is approximately 42 inches. The fringe has been trimmed to approximately 6 ½ inches.
- Poppy Lion Brand Comfy Cotton Blend 5 skeins, approximately 1,960 yards.
- Size I Crochet Hook
- yarn needle
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