Catch a Wave Throw

Wrap up in this trendy crocheted throw.


Designed by Joyce Nordstrom

Throw measures 48 inches wide by 57 inches long

Red Heart Designer Sport: 2 skeins each 3261 Terra Cotta (A), 3620 Celadon (B), 3650 Pistachio (C), 3101 Ivory (D), 3251 Melon (E), 3801 Aqua Ice (F)

Crochet hook: Size H/8 (5mm)
Yarn needle

Gauge: 15 sts = 4-1/4 inches; 12 rows in pattern = 4 inches. Check your gauge. Use any size needle to obtain gauge given.

How to Make a Gauge Swatch
Ch 16.
Rows 1-5 Work same as rows 1-5 on Throw , except work wave patterns only once in each odd-numbered row and do not change color at end of each even-numbered row -- 15 sts.
Rows 6-12 Repeat rows 2-5 once, then repeat rows 2-4 once more. Swatch should measure approx 4-1/4 inches wide by 4 inches high. Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Stitch Patterns
Wave #1

(worked over 14 sts) Sc in next st, hdc in next 2 sts, dc in next 2 sts, tr in next 3 sts, dc in next 2 sts, hdc in next 2 sts, sc in next 2 sts.

Wave #2
(worked over 14 sts) Tr in next st, dc in next 2 sts, hdc in next 2 sts, sc in next 3 sts, hdc in next 2 sts, dc in next 2 sts, tr in next 2 sts.

Throw
With A, ch 170.
Row 1 (right side) Sc in 2nd ch from hook; work Wave #1 pattern 12 times -- 169 sts.
Row 2 Ch 1, turn; sc in first st andin each st across, changing to B inlast sc. Fasten off A.
Row 3 With B, ch 4 (counts as tr), turn; work Wave #2 pattern 12 times.
Row 4 Ch 1, turn; sc in first st and in each st across, working last sc in 4th ch of turning ch-4 and changing to C in last sc. Fasten off B.
Row 5 With C, ch 1, turn; sc in first st; work Wave #1 pattern 12 times.
Rows 6-170 Repeat rows 2-5, 41 more times, then work row 2 once more, working 2 rows in each color in order from A-F and ending with 2 rows of A. At end of last row, fasten off.

Finishing
Weave in all ends.

Abbreviations: ch(s) = chain(s); dc = double crochet; hdc = half double crochet; sc = single crochet; st(s) = stitch(es); tr = treble crochet; * = Repeat directions following * as many times as indicated.; [ ] = Work directions inside brackets as many times as indicated; ( ) = Work directions inside parentheses into st or space indicated.

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