Red Heart Super Saver Colors of America Throw

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by Martha Brooks Stein, Red Heart

Red Heart Super Saver Colors of America Throw

Crochet this throw as a symbol of your patriotism. It can be sent to someone serving our country here or abroad, or be given to their family members.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:3 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Use a gauge of 6-3/4 inch square motif to crochet a throw that measures approximately 44 inch x 58 inch. Save time, check your gauge. If the hook listed under supplies does not work, use the size that allows you to obtain the required gauge. Download template for abbreviations not explained elsewhere, the color sequence chart and the assembly diagram. Special abbreviations: A = Burgundy B = Royal C = White mm = millimeter Note: Following Color Sequence Chart for color placement, make 8 each Motifs 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6.
  • 2
    Throw: Motif: With round 1 color, ch 3 and join with a slip st in first ch to form a ring. Round 1 (right side): Ch 4 (counts as dc, ch 2), [dc, ch 2] 7 times in ring; join with slip st in 2nd ch of beginning ch-4—8 ch-2 spaces. Fasten off. Round 2: With right side facing, join White with a slip st in any ch-2 space, ch 2, dc in same space, *ch 1, 2 dc in next ch-2 space, ch 1, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in next ch-2 space; repeat from * twice, ch 1, 2 dc in next ch-2 space, ch 1, 2 dc in beginning corner space, ch 2; join with a slip st in top of beginning ch-2. Fasten off. Round 3: With right side facing, join next color in sequence with a slip st in ch-2 corner space opposite last joining, ch 2, dc in same space, *[ch 1, 2 dc in next ch-1 space] twice, ch 1**, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in next corner space; repeat from * around, ending last repeat at **, 2 dc in beginning ch-2 corner space, ch 2; join with a slip st in top of beginning ch-2. Fasten off. Round 4: With right side facing, join White with a slip st in any ch-2 space, ch 2, dc in same space, ch 1, *[2 dc in next ch-1 space, ch 1] across to next corner ch-2 space**, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in next corner space, ch 1; repeat from * around, ending last repeat at **, 2 dc in beginning ch-2 corner space, ch 2; join with a slip st in top of beginning ch-2. Fasten off. Round 5: With right side facing, join next color in sequence in any ch-2 corner space, repeat round 4. Round 6: With right side facing, join White in any ch-2 corner space opposite last joining, ch 2, dc in same space, ch 1, *[2 dc in next ch-1 space, ch 1] across to next corner ch-2 space**, (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in next corner space, ch 1; repeat from * around, ending last repeat at **, 2 dc in beginning ch-2 corner space, ch 2; join with a slip st in top of beginning ch-2. Fasten off leaving an 18 inch sewing length.
  • 3
    Assembly: Weave in ends. With yarn needle and White, sew motifs together following assembly diagram for placement.
  • 4
    Border: Round 1: With right side facing, join Royal with a slip st in any ch-2 corner space, ch 2, dc in same space, *ch 1, [2 dc in next ch-1 space, ch 1] across to next corner**, (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in ch-2 corner space; repeat from * around, ending last repeat at **, 2 dc in beginning corner space, dc in top of beginning ch-2 instead of last ch-2 space. Round 2: Ch 2, dc in beginning space, *ch 1, [2 dc in next ch-1 space, ch 1] across to next corner**, (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in ch-2 corner space; repeat from * around, ending last repeat at **, 2 dc in beginning corner space, ch 2; join with a slip st in top of beginning ch-2. Fasten off. Round 3: With right side facing, join White with a slip st in any ch-2 corner space, ch 1, sc in same space, *[sc in next ch-1 space, ch 2] across to next corner**, (sc, ch 3, sc) in next ch-2 corner space, ch 2; repeat from * around, ending last repeat at **, sc in beginning ch-3 space, ch 2; join with a slip st in beginning sc. Fasten off. Round 4: With right side facing, join Burgundy with a slip st in any ch-3 corner space, ch 1, sc in same space, *[sc in next ch-2 space, ch 3] across to next corner**, (sc, ch 4, sc) in ch-3 corner space, ch 3; repeat from * around, ending last repeat at **, sc in beginning corner space, ch 3; join with a slip st in beginning sc. Fasten off.
  • 5
    Finishing: Weave in ends.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:3 hours

Project Supplies

  • Aunt Lydia’s Crochet Thread Classic 10 Size Victory Red 104209135
  • Aunt Lydia’s Crochet Thread Classic 10 Size White 104209114
  • Aunt Lydia’s Crochet Thread Classic 10 Size Dark Royal 104209132
  • Susan Bates Aluminum Silvalume Crochet Hook 1.5 mm 7 US 104236363
  • Susan Bates Aluminum Silvalume Crochet Hook 2.75 mm C2 US 104236315
  • Susan Bates Aluminum Silvalume Crochet Hook 3.5 mm E4 US 104236317
  • Aleene's 4 oz. Original Tacky Glue 104148018
  • Tapestry Needle
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