THE COSMIC CONSTELLATION THROW

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THE COSMIC CONSTELLATION THROW

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The Cosmic Constellation Throw – Free Crochet Pattern

This Cosmic Constellation Throw is the joining of the the first 9 squares in the 2018 Crochet A Block Crochet Along! Completely optional to make a separate throw.

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Pdf version includes instructions and photos for all 9 squares plus the joining and border!

Easy
Basic stitches, simple shaping and finishing.
Concentration required.

Yarn: Weight – DK (11 wpi) 3 : Light – I used cotton yarn – check the main introduction page!
Color – 5 colors – color change indicted in pattern

Hook: 3.25 mm

Size: Throw – approx 32 x 32 inches – Border only approx 3 inches.

Notes:
Tension/Gauge is not necessary for this project to be perfect

I use US Crochet stitch terminology

Abbreviations:
CH – chain
SL ST – slip stitch
SC – single crochet
HDC – half double crochet
DC – double crochet
TR – treble crochet
BLP – back loop

CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL DETAILS  plus all the links to all the squares!

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Special Stitches:

FPTR – front post treble crochet

Yarn over 2 times, insert your hook from front to back to front around the post of the next stitch, yarn over, pull up a loop, (yarn over, pull thru 2 loops on your hook) 3 times.

For a photo & Video Tutorial Click Here!

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COLORS: Natural – A; Grapefruit – B; Butternut – C; Amazon – D; Kiwi – E

INSTRUCTIONS:

The Joining:

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With Grapefruit – B

Position your squares in the order you would like to join them;
then starting with your first two squares; holding them wrong sides facing each other (the right side will be facing you); SL ST into the first two corners together; then continue working into the back loops only along the side of the squares as follows:

*CH 2; SL ST into the next back loops (the front and back square loops together).
Repeat until the next corners; SL ST the corners together.
DO NOT 2 CH;
SL ST the corners of the next two squares together;
*CH 2; SL ST into the next back loops (the front and back square loops together).
Repeat until the next corners; SL ST the corners together.
DO NOT 2 CH;
SL ST the corners of the next two squares together;
*CH 2; SL ST into the next back loops (the front and back square loops together).
Repeat until the next corners; SL ST the corners together.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Repeat instructions twice more for the remaining squares;
then 3 more times in the length to close the gaps and secure the squares together.

Cosmic Constellation Throw - joining | Creative Crochet Workshop @creativecrochetworkshop #freecrochetpattern #grannysquare #afghansquare #crochetalong #ccwcrochetablock2018

Cosmic Constellation Throw - joining | Creative Crochet Workshop @creativecrochetworkshop #freecrochetpattern #grannysquare #afghansquare #crochetalong #ccwcrochetablock2018

The Border:

With Grapefruit – B

Join into any 2 CH corner space;

NOTE: work into back loops

RND 1: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work [1 DC; 2 CH; 2 DC] into same space;
#work 1 DC into next 3 DC;
*work 1 FPTR into the CENTER TR of the 3 TR CLUSTER of the Square below;
work 1 DC into next 3 DC.
Repeat from * 7 more times;
**skip corner; work 1 DC into the JOIN; skip corner;
work 1 DC into next 3 DC;
*work 1 FPTR into the CENTER TR of the 3 TR CLUSTER of the Square below;
work 1 DC into next 3 DC.
Repeat from * 7 more times.
Repeat instructions from ** one more time.#

(Work [2 DC; 2 CH; 2 DC] into next 2 CH corner space;
repeat instructions from # to # once.) x 3 times.

SL ST into 3rd CH of 3 CH.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

With Amazon – D

Join into any 2 CH corner space;

NOTE: work into back loops

RND 2: *Work [1 SC; 2 CH; 1 SC] into corner space; work 1 SC into each ST until next corner.
Repeat from * 3 more times.
SL ST into first SC worked.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

With Kiwi – E

Join into any 2 CH corner space;

NOTE: work into back loops

RND 3: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work [1 DC; 2 CH; 2 DC] into same space;
work 1 DC into next 6 SC; SKIP NEXT SC; work 1 FPTR around previous FPTR;
*work 1 DC into next 3 SC; SKIP NEXT SC; work 1 FPTR around previous FPTR.
Repeat from * 6 more times; work 1 DC into next 3 SC;
work 1 FPTR around the DC worked into the join;
*work 1 DC into next 3 SC; SKIP NEXT SC; work 1 FPTR around previous FPTR.
Repeat from * 7 more times;  work 1 DC into next 3 SC;
work 1 FPTR around the DC worked into the join;
*work 1 DC into next 3 SC; SKIP NEXT SC; work 1 FPTR around previous FPTR.
Repeat from * 7 more times;  work 1 DC into next 6 SC.

#Work [2 DC; 2 CH; 2 DC] into same space;
work 1 DC into next 6 SC; SKIP NEXT SC; work 1 FPTR around previous FPTR;
*work 1 DC into next 3 SC; SKIP NEXT SC; work 1 FPTR around previous FPTR.
Repeat from * 6 more times; work 1 DC into next 3 SC;
work 1 FPTR around the DC worked into the join;
*work 1 DC into next 3 SC; SKIP NEXT SC; work 1 FPTR around previous FPTR.
Repeat from * 7 more times;  work 1 DC into next 3 SC;
work 1 FPTR around the DC worked into the join;
*work 1 DC into next 3 SC; SKIP NEXT SC; work 1 FPTR around previous FPTR.
Repeat from * 7 more times;  work 1 DC into next 6 SC.#

Repeat instructions from # to # 2 more times;
SL ST into 3rd CH of 3 CH.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

With Butternut – C

Join into any 2 CH corner space;

NOTE: work into back loops

RND 4: Repeat RND 2

With Natural – A

Join into any 2 CH corner space;

NOTE: work into back loops

RND 5: Repeat RND 3 – working 1 DC into next 9 SC at the start and end of each side.

With Grapefruit – B

Join into any 2 CH corner space;

NOTE: work into back loops

RND 6: Repeat RND 2

With Amazon – D

Join into any 2 CH corner space;

NOTE: work into back loops

RND 7: Repeat RND 3 – working 1 DC into next 12 SC at the start and end of each side.

With Kiwi – E

Join into any 2 CH corner space;

NOTE: work into back loops

RND 8: Repeat RND 2

With Butternut – C

Join into any 2 CH corner space;

NOTE: work into back loops

RND 9: Repeat RND 3 – working 1 DC into next 15 SC at the start and end of each side.

With Natural – A

Join into any 2 CH corner space;

NOTE: work into back loops

RND 10: Repeat RND 2

 Cosmic Constellation Throw | Creative Crochet Workshop @creativecrochetworkshop #freecrochetpattern #grannysquare #afghansquare #crochetalong #ccwcrochetablock2018

Cosmic Constellation Throw | Creative Crochet Workshop @creativecrochetworkshop #freecrochetpattern #grannysquare #afghansquare #crochetalong #ccwcrochetablock2018

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  1. LOVE the colors you chose! They work beautifully together. It is so generous of you to provide the pattern for free. You’ve made many crocheters very happy today.

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