Pretty Picnic Crochet Throw
Worked up in peacock, spruce, phlox and white colors this Pretty Picnic Crochet Throw can be all yours. You'll love having a romantic picnic with your significant other or a family picnic with this crochet throw pattern. It's super soft and the colors are sure to brighten your day. The plaid design gives it that playful look that will allow you to have a fun time on your picnic. You can make a smaller crochet throw at 34 inches by 34 inches or a larger crochet blanket at 40 inches by 40 inches.
Crochet HookK/10.5 or 6.5 mm hook
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
- Willow Yarns™ Meadow (100% cotton; 50g/115yd)
- 731937-0016 Phlox [4 (5) balls]: A
- 731937-0010 Peacock [3 (7) balls]: B
- 731937-0009 Spruce [6 (7) balls]: C
- 731937-0001 White [3 (4) balls]: D
- US size K-10½ (6.5mm) hook or size needed to obtain gauge
- Yarn needle
- 34" x 34" Color Chart
- 40" x 40" Color Chart
10.5 sc x 10.5 rows = 4" (10.2cm) with yarn held double.
Save time, check your gauge.
Pattern Note: Each block should measure approx 3" x 3" (7.6cm x 7.6cm)
Throw: 34" x 34" (40" x 40") [86cm x 86cm (102cm x 102cm)]
Beg at bottom of chart, using 2 strands of A, ch 9.
Row 1: Sc in second ch from hook and in each ch across, turn—8 sc.
Rows 2-8: Ch 1, sc across, turn.
Note: To complete last sc of Row 8, draw up a lp with 2 strands of A, drop 1 strand of A and pick up 1 strand of C (B), yo and pull through both lps. Cut dropped strand of A.
Rows 9-16: With 1 strand of A and 1 strand of C (B), ch 1, sc across, turn. Change colors according to the Color Chart and cont to change colors every eighth row until you have reached the end of panel 1. You should have 11 (13) blocks.
Panels 2-11 (2-13)
Work as for Panel 1, substituting colors as indicated on the Color Chart.
With WS of panels 1 and 2 facing up, whipstitch panels tog through back lps, making sure tops and bottoms of blocks line up properly. Cont to whipstitch panels tog following Color Chart for placement.
Attach 1 strand of B and 1 strand of C, work 1 round of sc around throw, working 3 sc in each corner. Sl st to first sc and fasten off. Weave in ends. Block.
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