Radiating Ripple Throw Free Crochet Pattern
Pattern Number: Lw4810
Designed By: Cristin Berrafato
Skill Level: Easy
- RED HEART® Super Saver®: 1 skein each 776 Dark Orchid A, 528 Medium Purple B, 530 Orchid C, 579 Pale Plum D, 358 Lavender E, 347 Light Periwinkle F, 885 Delft G, 886 Blue H, 385 Royal I, 656 Real Teal J, 3862 Jade K, 512 Turqua L, 505 Aruba Sea M, 668 Honeydew N, 624 Tea Leaf O, 406 Med Thyme P, and 389 Hunter Green Q
- Susan Bates® Crochet Hook: 5.5mm [US I-9]
- Yarn needle
Combine three color families of purple, blue and green in 17 actual different colors of yarn, to crochet this gorgeous throw! It will add texture, color and beauty to any room.
Gauge/Tension: GAUGE: 1 ripple = 5½” (14 cm) from peak to peak; 6 rows = 4” (10 cm). CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.
Directions are for size Small. Changes for size Large are in parentheses.
Throw measures 36½ (47½)” [92.5 (120.5) cm] wide x 69” long (75.5 cm).
dc3tog =[Yarn over, insert hook in next stitch, yarn over and pull up loop, yarn over, draw through 2 loops] 3 times, yarn over, draw through all 4 loops on hook.
A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, and Q
1.Throw is made in a ripple pattern which consists of a series of 3-dc “peaks” and dc3tog “valleys”, with 6 dc worked between peaks and valleys. You may need to work several rows before the ripple is clearly visible.
2.Following color sequence, change color at beginning of each odd-numbered row.
With A, ch 116 (148).
Row 1 (right side): Dc in 4th ch from hook (beginning ch count as first dc), dc in next 6 ch, dc3tog, *dc in next 6 ch, 3 dc in next ch, dc in next 6 ch, dc3tog; repeat from * to last 7 ch, dc in next 6 ch, 2 dc in last ch, turn—113 (145) dc.
Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as first dc here and throughout), dc in first st, dc in next 6 sts, dc3tog, *dc in next 6 sts, 3 dc in next st, dc in next 6 sts, dc3tog; repeat from * across to last 7 sts, dc in next 6 sts, 2 dc in top of beginning ch. Fasten off.
Row 3: With right side facing, join B with slip st in first st, ch 3, dc in first st, dc in next 6 sts, dc3tog, *dc in next 6 sts, 3 dc in next st,
dc in next 6 sts, dc3tog; repeat from * across to last 7 sts, dc in next 6 sts, 2 dc in top of beginning ch, turn.
Row 4: Repeat Row 2.
Rows 5–102: Repeat last 2 rows 49 times and change color as in the following color sequence: beginning with C, work 2 rows with each remaining color in sequence, [2 rows with each color in sequence] twice.
Weave in ends.
A, B, C = Color A, Color B, Color C, etc.;
ch = chain(s);
dc = double crochet;
st(s) = stitch(es);
[ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified;
* = repeat whatever follows the * as indicated.