Pretty as a princess, this bright pink throw is both charming and cozy. Crochet it today and get ready to fall in love.
Skill Level: Easy
Size: 45” x 56”
Gauge: 8 rows = 5”; Shell, sc = 2”
Yarn: Red Heart Super Saver (100% acrylic; 160 yards [146 meters]/85 grams): # 0373 Petal Pink (5 skeins)
Hook: US size G/6 (4.5 mm) hook or size needed for gauge
Shell: (3 dcs, ch 1, 3 dcs) in space or stitch as indicated in instructions.
V Stitch (V St): (dc, ch 1, dc) in space or stitch as indicated in instructions.
Large Shell (Lg Shell): 7 dcs in space or stitch as indicated in instructions.
Row 1 (RS): Ch 163, sc in 2nd ch from hook, [skip 3 chs, Shell in next ch, skip 3 chs, sc in next ch] across, turn.
Row 2: Ch 3, dc in same stitch, [ch 1, V St in ch space of next Shell, ch 1, V St in next sc] across ending with ch 1, 2 dc in last stitch, turn.
Row 3: Ch 1, sc in first stitch, [Shell in ch space of V St, sc in ch space of next V St] across, ending with Shell in last V St, 2 dc in last stitch, turn.
Repeat Rows 2 and 3 for a total of 94 rows.
Working along bottom edge with wrong side facing slip stitch in first bottom stitch, ch 2, dc in same stitch, [ch 1, V St in ch below Shell, ch 1, V St in ch below sc] across, ch 1, 2 dcs in last stitch, fasten off and turn. (Row 2 crocheted.)
Rnd 1: Work along top edge with RS facing Lg Shell in first corner dc, [sc in ch 1 space of V St, Lg Shell in ch 1 space of next V St] across, Lg Shell in last corner dc.
Work along side edge ch 1, sc in first sc, [ch 1, Lg Shell in next sc, ch 1, sc in next sc] ch 1, Lg Shell in first corner dc of bottom edge.
Continue pattern for bottom edge and side edge, join to beginning Lg Shell.
Rnd 2: Work along top edge slip stitch to center dc of Lg Shell, sc in same stitch, ch 3, skip 1 dc, sc in next dc, ch 3, [(sc, ch 3, sc) in next sc, ch 3, skip 2 dcs, sc in next dc. ch 3, skip 1 dc, sc in next dc, ch 3] across to last sc before Lg Shell, (sc, ch 3, sc) in sc, [ch 3, skip 1 dc] 3 times, ch 3.
Continue pattern around entire throw. Join to beginning sc and fasten off.
Weave in ends and trim.
How many beginning chains do you use to adjust the size of the blanket?