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The Daydreamer Throw shows off its colours! It is a simple repeat pattern that has a beautiful drape and texture.
The strength of this blanket pattern is in its colours – and the colour possibilities are endless. I have worked and named this throw after the colour palette that it is worked in.
For the blanket I have used a 100% acrylic yarn by Furls Crochet called Wander. They have conveniently sorted their colours out into palettes and the particular colours I have chosen are from the Daydreamer palette.
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The pattern itself is worked almost entirely in herringbone half double crochet stitches. The herringbone half double crochet is a fun variation of the hat double crochet stitch. It has a beautiful knit like appearance and, when worked in a blanket, has beautiful texture and drape.
Each colour block consists of 19 rows of the herringbone stitches and is worked in a 5mm crochet hook. In the video you will see me using a Wooden Streamline hook in Ebony, also by Furls Crochet.
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Daydreamer Throw Crochet Pattern
Skill Level: Easy
Gauge: 15 sts x 13 rows of herringbone Stitch = 4 inches
Finished Size: 46 x 56 inches
Yarn: Wander by Furls Fiberarts (100% Acrylic; 3.5 oz, 100 g; Approx. 120 yds, 109 m). Worsted/medium Weight (4). You will need approximately 2, 160 yards.
If using multiple colours as shown:
Colour A: Amethyst 4 balls
Colour B: Surf 4 balls
Colour C: Mist 4 balls
Colour D: Sunrise 4 balls
Colour E: Snow 2 balls
Hook: Size H/8 (5.0 mm) Hook. Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge
Stitches and Abbreviations:
Ch – Chain
Hhdc – Herringbone Half Double Crochet (Yarn over, insert your hook in the next stitch, yarn over and draw up a loop also drawing it through the first loop on your hook. Yarn over and draw through remaining two loops on your hook.)
Rpt – Repeat
Rsc – Reverse Single Crochet – a single crochet stitch worked from left to right instead of right to left.
Sk – Skip
Sl St – Slip Stitch
Yo – Yarn Over
- Pattern is written in American English terms.
- Pattern is worked in rows.
- Ch 1 at beginning of row does not count as stitch..
- Weave in ends as needed.
Free Crochet Pattern:
WITH COLOUR A
Row 1: Hhdc in the 2nd ch from hook and in each st across. Ch 1, turn. (170 sts)
Row 2: Hhdc in the first st and in each st across. Ch 1, turn.
Rows 3-19: Repeat row 2. Switch to colour B.
Rows 20-38: With colour B, repeat row 2. Switch to colour C.
Rows 39-57: With colour C, repeat row 2. Switch to colour D.
Rows 58-76: With colour D, repeat row 2. Switch to colour E.
Rows 77-95: With colour E, repeat row 2. Switch to colour A.
Rows 96-114: With colour A, repeat row 2. Switch to colour B.
Rows 115-133: With colour B, repeat row 2. Switch to colour C.
Rows 134-152: With colour C, repeat row 2. Switch to colour D.
Rows 153-171: With colour D
Fasten off, weave in ends.
Edging is worked along both short ends in the colour left off on. Ie Colour A on first end and colour D on the other.
Join yarn with a sl st in the left corner (if working right handed).
Row 1: Rsc in the 1st st and in each st across. Fasten off and weave in ends.
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