Crochet spike stitch throw pattern

Throw crochet pattern

Throw crochet patternFINISHED MEASUREMENTS

48 inches wide x 50 inches long

MATERIALS

Berroco Comfort medium (worsted) weight nylon/acrylic yarn (3 1/2 oz/210 yds/100g per ball) (4):

7 balls each #9701 ivory and #9771 driftwood heather

Size H/8/5mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge

Tapestry needle

GAUGE

[3 dc plus 1 ch] 3 times = 4 inches; 8 dc rows = 4 inches

PATTERN NOTES

Refer to Stitch Diagram as needed.

Weave in loose ends as work progresses.

Chain-2 at beginning of row counts as first double crochet unless otherwise stated.

SPECIAL STITCHES

Spike double crochet (sdc): Yo, insert hook in indicated sp, yo, pull up lp to current row height (3 lps on hook), [yo, draw through 2 lps] twice.

Single crochet join (sc join): Place slip knot on hook, insert hook in indicated st, yo, pull up a lp, yo and draw through both lps on hook.

THROW

Row 1: With driftwood heather, ch 146, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, turn. (145 sc)

Row 2 (RS): Ch 2 (see Pattern Notes), dc in each of next 3 sc, *ch 1, sk next sc, dc in each of next 3 sc, rep from * across to last sc, dc in last sc, turn. (110 dc, 35 ch-1 sps)

Row 3: Ch 2, dc in each of next 3 dc, *ch 1, dc in each of next 3 dc, rep from * across to beg ch-2, dc in top of beg ch-2, change color (see Stitch Guide) to ivory, turn.

Row 4: Ch 2, *dc in next dc, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next dc**, working over next ch-1 sp, sdc (see Special Stitches) in ch-1 sp 2 rows below, rep from * across, ending last rep at **, dc in top of beg ch-2, turn. (35 sdc, 74 dc, 36 ch-1 sps)

Row 5: Ch 2, dc in next dc, *ch 1, dc in each of next 3 dc, rep from * across to last 2 sts, ch 1, dc in next dc, dc in top of beg ch-2, change color to driftwood heather, turn. (109 dc, 36 ch-1 sps)

Row 6: Ch 2, *dc in next dc, working over next ch-1 sp, sdc in ch-1 sp 2 rows below, dc in next dc**, ch 1, sk next dc, rep from * across, ending last rep at **, dc in top of beg ch-2, turn. (36 sdc, 74 dc, 35 ch-1 sps)

Row 7: Rep row 3.

Rows 8-99: [Rep rows 4-7 consecutively] 23 times. At end of row 99, do not change color.

Row 100: Ch 1, sc in each st across.

Fasten off.

Edging

With RS facing, working in ends of rows, sc join (see Special Stitches) driftwood heather in row 1, work 199 sc evenly sp across. Fasten off. With RS of row 100 facing, rep across other side edge.

Design by Brenda Bourg

Chart

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