Zigzag Post Stitch Throw
Designed By: Zelda Workman
Skill Level: Intermediate
RED HEART® “Soft Yarn”: 4 balls 4600 White A, 5 balls 9440 Light Grey Heather B.
Crochet Hook: 6.5mm [US K-10.5].
Trcl (treble cluster) = [yo] twice, working all on right side of fabric insert hook into same st 3 rows below as last tr and draw up a loop, [yo and draw through 2 loops] twice, skip next 3 sts 3 rows below, [yo] twice and draw up a loop in next ch-1 space, [yo and draw through 2 loops] twice, yo and draw through all 3 loops.
To Change Color in Dc: Work last dc before color change until 2 loops remain on hook, drop color in use, with next color to be used yo and draw through 2 loops on hook; continue with new color.
NOTE: Do not cut colors but drop to wrong side when not in use and pick up again as needed.
With A, ch 144.
Row 1 (Wrong Side): Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across; turn – 143 sc.
Row 2 ( Right Side): Ch 1, sc in first 3 sc, * ch 1, skip next sc, sc in next 3 sc; repeat from * across; turn.
Row 3: Ch 3, skip first sc, dc in each sc and ch (work into the ch, not the space) across, changing to B in last dc; turn.
Row 4: Ch 1, sc in first dc, working all on right side of fabric, tr in first skipped st 3 rows below, skip next dc, sc in next dc, ch 1, skip next dc, sc in next dc, * trcl in last and next skipped sts 3 rows below, skip next dc, sc in next dc, ch 1, skip next dc, sc in next dc; repeat from * to last 2 dc; tr in same st as 2nd leg of last trcl, skip next dc, sc in top of ch-3; turn.
Row 5: Ch 3, skip first sc, dc in each sc across changing to A in last sc; turn.
Repeat Rows 4 and 5 for pattern, working 2 rows of each
color, until 56” from beginning, end by working Row 4 with A.
Next Row: Ch 1, sc in each st across; turn to work edging.
With right side facing, ch 1, sc in first st, * ch 2, skip 1 st, sc in next st; repeat from * to next corner; ch 2, sc in next sc row end down side, ** ch 2, sc in next sc row end; repeat from ** to corner; ch 2 ***, sc in first st on lower edge; repeat from * around, end at ***; join with a slip st in first sc. Fasten off. Weave in ends.
ABBREVIATIONS: A, B = color A, B; ch = chain;
dc = double crochet; mm = millimeters; rnd = round;
sc = single crochet; st(s) = stitch(es); tog = together;
tr = treble crochet; yo = yarn over; * or ** = repeat
whatever follows the * or ** as indicated; [ ] = work
directions in brackets the number of times specified.
Be sure to…
Visit my Website
Join me on Facebook
Subscribe to the Maggie Weldon YouTube Channel for more crochet lesson videos
Subscribe to Maggie’s Crochet YouTube Channel for product reviews
Sign Up for My Newsletter
Follow us on Pinterest
Follow us on Twitter