On the Move Throw

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This versatile throw shows that the right colors can truly make a design come together. Using strategically variegated yarn, this throw can be yours in no time at all.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Size: Finished measurements

32” wide x 48” tall

Gauge: 1 Square = 8” (20 cm) wide after wet blocking

Materials

Yarn:

Fine weight yarn Universal Yarn Little Bird (100% Acrylic; 344 yards (315 meters)/100 grams): 201 Stroll, 8 balls

Hook: US size F/5 (3.75 mm)

Notions: Tapestry needle

Pattern Notes

This throw is made up of 24 blocks worked from corner to corner. This pattern is designed to utilize self-shading yarn. When beginning each block, be sure to start in the same spot of the color sequence in the ball of yarn in order to achieve a similar look as pictured.

Pattern

Square (make 24)

Row 1: Ch 6, dc in fourth ch from hook and next 2 chs (1 block made), turn – 1 block.

Row 2: Ch 6, dc in fourth ch from hook and next 2 chs (1 block made), sl st in last ch of ch-6 from previous row, ch 3, 3 dc in side of ch-3 from previous row (1 block made), turn – 2 blocks.

Row 3: Ch 6, dc in fourth ch from hook and next 2 chs (1 block made), (sl st in last ch of ch-3 from previous row, ch 3, 3 dc in side of ch-3 from previous row (1 block made)) 2 times, turn – 3 blocks.

Row 4: Ch 6, dc in fourth ch from hook and next 2 chs (1 block made), (sl st in last ch of ch-3 from previous row, ch 3, 3 dc in side of ch-3 from previous row (1 block made)) 3 times, turn – 4 blocks.

Row 5: Ch 6, dc in fourth ch from hook and next 2 chs (1 block made), (sl st in last ch of ch-3 from previous row, ch 3, 3 dc in side of ch-3 from previous row (1 block made)) 4 times, turn – 5 blocks.

Row 6: Ch 6, dc in fourth ch from hook and next 2 chs (1 block made), (sl st in last ch of ch-3 from previous row, ch 3, 3 dc in side of ch-3 from previous row (1 block made)) 5 times, turn – 6 blocks.

Row 7: Ch 6, dc in fourth ch from hook and next 2 chs (1 block made), (sl st in last ch of ch-3 from previous row, ch 3, 3 dc in side of ch-3 from previous row (1 block made)) 6 times, turn – 7 blocks.

Row 8: Ch 6, dc in fourth ch from hook and next 2 chs (1 block made), (sl st in last ch of ch-3 from previous row, ch 3, 3 dc in side of ch-3 from previous row (1 block made)) 7 times, turn – 8 blocks.

Row 9: Ch 6, dc in fourth ch from hook and next 2 chs (1 block made), (sl st in last ch of ch-3 from previous row, ch 3, 3 dc in side of ch-3 from previous row (1 block made)) 8 times, turn – 9 blocks.

Row 10: Ch 6, dc in fourth ch from hook and next 2 chs (1 block made), (sl st in last ch of ch-3 from previous row, ch 3, 3 dc in side of ch-3 from previous row (1 block made)) 9 times, turn – 10 blocks.

Row 11: Ch 6, dc in fourth ch from hook and next 2 chs (1 block made), (sl st in last ch of ch-3 from previous row, ch 3, 3 dc in side of ch-3 from previous row (1 block made)) 10 times, turn – 11 blocks.

Row 12: Ch 6, dc in fourth ch from hook and next 2 chs (1 block made), (sl st in last ch of ch-3 from previous row, ch 3, 3 dc in side of ch-3 from previous row (1 block made)) 11 times, turn – 12 blocks.

Row 13: Ch 6, dc in fourth ch from hook and next 2 chs (1 block made), (sl st in last ch of ch-3 from previous row, ch 3, 3 dc in side of ch-3 from previous row (1 block made)) 12 times, turn – 13 blocks.

Row 14: Ch 6, dc in fourth ch from hook and next 2 chs (1 block made), (sl st in last ch of ch-3 from previous row, ch 3, 3 dc in side of ch-3 from previous row (1 block made)) 13 times, turn – 14 blocks.

Row 15: Sl st in next 3 dc, (sl st in next ch, ch 3, 3 dc in side of ch-3 from previous row (1 block made)) 13 times, turn – 13 blocks.

Row 16: Sl st in next 3 dc, (sl st in next ch, ch 3, 3 dc in side of ch-3 from previous row (1 block made)) 12 times, turn – 12 blocks.

Row 17: Sl st in next 3 dc, (sl st in next ch, ch 3, 3 dc in side of ch-3 from previous row (1 block made)) 11 times, turn – 11 blocks.

Row 18: Sl st in next 3 dc, (sl st in next ch, ch 3, 3 dc in side of ch-3 from previous row (1 block made)) 10 times, turn – 10 blocks.

Row 19: Sl st in next 3 dc, (sl st in next ch, ch 3, 3 dc in side of ch-3 from previous row (1 block made)) 9 times, turn – 9 blocks.

Row 20: Sl st in next 3 dc, (sl st in next ch, ch 3, 3 dc in side of ch-3 from previous row (1 block made)) 8 times, turn – 8 blocks.

Row 21: Sl st in next 3 dc, (sl st in next ch, ch 3, 3 dc in side of ch-3 from previous row (1 block made)) 7 times, turn – 7 blocks.

Row 22: Sl st in next 3 dc, (sl st in next ch, ch 3, 3 dc in side of ch-3 from previous row (1 block made)) 6 times, turn – 6 blocks.

Row 23: Sl st in next 3 dc, (sl st in next ch, ch 3, 3 dc in side of ch-3 from previous row (1 block made)) 5 times, turn – 5 blocks.

Row 24: Sl st in next 3 dc, (sl st in next ch, ch 3, 3 dc in side of ch-3 from previous row (1 block made)) 4 times, turn – 4 blocks.

Row 25: Sl st in next 3 dc, (sl st in next ch, ch 3, 3 dc in side of ch-3 from previous row (1 block made)) 3 times, turn – 3 blocks.

Row 26: Sl st in next 3 dc, (sl st in next ch, ch 3, 3 dc in side of ch-3 from previous row (1 block made)) 2 times, turn – 2 blocks.

Row 27: Sl st in next 3 dc, sl st in next ch, ch 3, 3 dc in side of ch-3 from previous row (1 block made) – 1 block. Fasten off.

Finishing

Block each block to 8” squares. Lay squares out in a 4 x 6 formation, using photos as a guide. Seam together using mattress stitch. Weave in ends. yarn ball

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Comments
  • Joanne Randall

    Why is there a row 15 following Row 26 at the end of the pattern? Is it row 27 or ????

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    • Tech Editor

      Thank you Joanne. This is a typo. We’ll update right away!
      Thank you!

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    Please advise where this yarn can be purchased. I have searched the internet and unable to locate. If possible, can you give me a link to go directly to the correct site.

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