MODERNELLA CROCHET THROW PART TWO

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Modernella Crochet Throw Part Two
– Free Crochet Along –

The Modernella Crochet Throw Part Two is part of a free crochet along.
A beautiful, textured modern blanket featuring a variety of texture and pretty stitch
combinations designed with a modern twist.

Modernella Crochet Throw Part Two | Joanita Theron Designs @joanitatherondesigns #crochetsquare #freecrochetalong #crochetblanket #crochetthrow #squareblanket #moderncrochetblanket #moderncrochetthrow

Modernella Crochet Throw Part Two

PATTERN SUPPORT

Abbreviations:  US Terminology

CH – chain
SL ST – slip stitch
SC – single crochet (UK – DC)
HDC – half double crochet (UK – HTR)
DC – double crochet (UK – TR)
TR – treble crochet (UK – DTR)
BLP – back loop
RS – Right side
WS – Wrong side

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Special Stitches:

HDC Starting Popcorn:

  • CH 2 (counts as 1 HDC); work 4 half double crochet (hdc) stitches in the same stitch.
  • Drop the loop from your hook.
  • Insert your hook from front to back under the 2nd CH of 2 CH.
  • Grab the dropped loop with your hook and pull it through the chain.

5 HDC Popcorn:

  • Work 5 half double crochet (hdc) stitches in the same stitch.
  • Drop the loop from your hook.
  • Insert your hook from front to back under the top 2 loops of the first half double crochet of the group.
  • Grab the dropped loop with your hook and pull it through the stitch.

How to Work Crochet Popcorn Stitch:

Starting Popcorn:

  • CH 3 – this counts as your FIRST DC.
  • Work 4 double crochet (dc) stitches in the same stitch.
  • Drop the loop from your hook.
  • Insert your hook from front to back under the top 2 loops of the first double crochet of the group.
  • Grab the dropped loop with your hook and pull it through the stitch.

Popcorn:

  • Work 5 double crochet (dc) stitches in the same stitch.
  • Drop the loop from your hook.
  • Insert your hook from front to back under the top 2 loops of the first double crochet of the group.
  • Grab the dropped loop with your hook and pull it through the stitch.

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How to Work Front-Post Double-Crochet (FPDC):

  • Yarn over and insert your hook from front to back between the posts of the first and second stitch of the row/round below, and then from back to front again between the posts of the second and third stitches.
  • The hook should now be positioned horizontally behind the stitch that you’re working around.
  • Yarn over and draw the yarn around the post of the stitch.
  • You now have 3 loops on the hook.
  • Yarn over and draw the yarn through the 2 loops on the hook, twice.
  • One front post double crochet (FPDC) is complete.

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How to Work Front-Post Treble-Crochet (FPTR):

  • Yarn over twice and insert your hook from front to back between the posts of the first and second stitch of the row/round below, and then from back to front again between the posts of the second and third stitches or according to the instructions in the pattern.
  • The hook should now be positioned horizontally behind the stitch that you’re working around.
  • Yarn over and draw the yarn around the post of the stitch.
  • You now have 4 loops on the hook.
  • [Yarn over and draw the yarn through the 2 loops on the hook] x 3 times.
  • One front post treble crochet (FPTR) is complete.

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How to Work The V-Stitch:

  • Work 1 double crochet stitch, chain 1 stitch, and work another double crochet stitch into the same space/stitch.
    Exp – Work [1 DC; 1 CH; 1 DC] into ST.

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Instructions:

PLEASE DO NOT BE IMTIMDATED BY THE INTRUCTIONS – I try to write all my patterns so that beginners can attempt them too. READ through FIRST and then start! 🙂 It is easier, then it looks!!

Note: The following rounds require concentration – especially at the corners.
For convenience – corners instructions have been highlighted.

NB: Close each Popcorn with a 1 CH – if tight tension 2 CH.

With A – join into any 2 CH corner space.

RND 24: Work Starting Popcorn (special stitches); CH 2; work 1 DC into next DC; [SKIP next DC; work V-ST (special stitches) into next DC; SKIP next DC; work 1 DC into each of next 2 DC] x 12 times; SKIP next DC; work V-ST into next DC; SKIP next DC; work 1 DC into next DC; CH 2.
*Work Popcorn into next 2 CH corner space; CH 2; work 1 DC into next DC; [SKIP next DC; work V-ST into next DC; SKIP next DC; work 1 DC into each of next 2 DC] x 12 times; SKIP next DC; work V-ST into next DC; SKIP next DC; work 1 DC into next DC; CH 2. **
Repeat from * to ** 2 more times; SL ST into top of Starting Popcorn.
(13 V-ST on each side; 26 DC on each side; 1 x Popcorn in each corner)

Note: When working V-ST into next V-ST – you are working into the 1 CH space in-between the 2 DC.

RND 25: SL ST into next 2 CH space; work Starting Popcorn; CH 2; work 1 FPDC around next DC; [work V-ST into next V-ST; work 1 FPDC around each of next 2 DC] x 12 times; work V-ST into next V-ST; work 1 FPDC around next DC; CH 2.
*Work Popcorn into next 2 CH space; CH 2; work 1 FPDC around next Popcorn; CH 2; work Popcorn into next 2 CH space; CH 2; work 1 FPDC around next DC; [work V-ST into next V-ST; work 1 FPDC around each of next 2 DC] x 12 times; work V-ST into next V-ST; work 1 FPDC around next DC; CH 2. **
Repeat from * to ** 2 more times; work Popcorn into next 2 CH space; CH 2; work 1 FPDC around next Popcorn; CH 2; SL ST into top of Starting Popcorn.
(13 V-ST on each side; 26 FPDC on each side; 2 x Popcorn and 1 FPDC in each corner)

RND 26: SL ST into next 2 CH space; work Starting Popcorn; CH 2; work 1 FPDC around next DC; [work V-ST into next V-ST; work 1 FPDC around each of next 2 DC] x 12 times; work V-ST into next V-ST; work 1 FPDC around next DC; CH 2.
*Work Popcorn into next 2 CH space; CH 2; work 1 FPDC around next Popcorn; CH 2; work Popcorn into next 2 CH space; CH 2; work 1 FPDC around next FPDC; CH 2; work Popcorn into next 2 CH space; CH 2; work 1 FPDC around next Popcorn; CH 2; work Popcorn into next 2 CH space; CH 2; work 1 FPDC around next DC; [work V-ST into next V-ST; work 1 FPDC around each of next 2 DC] x 12 times; work V-ST into next V-ST; work 1 FPDC around next DC; CH 2. **
Repeat from * to ** 2 more times; work Popcorn into next 2 CH space; CH 2; work 1 FPDC around next Popcorn; CH 2; work Popcorn into next 2 CH space; CH 2; work 1 FPDC around next FPDC; CH 2; work Popcorn into next 2 CH space; CH 2; work 1 FPDC around next Popcorn; CH 2; SL ST into top of Starting Popcorn.
(13 V-ST on each side; 26 FPDC on each side; 4 x Popcorn and 3 FPDC in each corner)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

With B – join into any CENTER corner FPDC.

RND 27: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work [1 DC; 2 CH; 2 DC] into FPDC; work 1 DC into next 2 CH space; work 1 FPDC around next Popcorn; work 1 DC into next 2 CH space; work 1 FPDC around next FPDC; work 1 DC into next 2 CH space; work 1 FPDC around next Popcorn; work 1 DC into next 2 CH space; work 1 FPDC around next DC; [work V-ST into next V-ST; work 1 FPDC around each of next 2 DC] x 12 times; work V-ST into next V-ST; work 1 FPDC around next DC.
*Work 1 DC into next 2 CH space; work 1 FPDC around next Popcorn; work 1 DC into next 2 CH space; work 1 FPDC around next FPDC; work 1 DC into next 2 CH space; work 1 FPDC around next Popcorn; work 1 DC into next 2 CH space; work [2 DC; 2 CH; 2 DC] into next FPDC; work 1 DC into next 2 CH space; work 1 FPDC around next Popcorn; work 1 DC into next 2 CH space; work 1 FPDC around next FPDC; work 1 DC into next 2 CH space; work 1 FPDC around next Popcorn; work 1 DC into next 2 CH space; work 1 FPDC around next DC; [work V-ST into next V-ST; work 1 FPDC around each of next 2 DC] x 12 times; work V-ST into next V-ST; work 1 FPDC around next DC. **
Repeat from * to ** 2 more times; work 1 DC into next 2 CH space; work 1 FPDC around next Popcorn; work 1 DC into next 2 CH space; work 1 FPDC around next FPDC; work 1 DC into next 2 CH space; work 1 FPDC around next Popcorn; work 1 DC into next 2 CH space; SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH.
(13 V-STS on each side; 44 STS on each side; 4 x 2 CH corner spaces)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Note: fastening off and starting same colour in corner simplifies continuing.

With B – join into any 2 CH corner space.

RND 28: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work [1 DC; 2 CH; 2 DC] into corner space; work 1 FPDC around each of next 10 STS; [work V-ST into next V-ST; work 1 FPDC around each of next 2 DC] x 12 times; work V-ST into next V-ST; work 1 FPDC around each of next 10 STS.
*Work [2 DC; 2 CH; 2 DC] into next corner space; work 1 FPDC around each of next 10 STS; [work V-ST into next V-ST; work 1 FPDC around each of next 2 DC] x 12 times; work V-ST into next V-ST; work 1 FPDC around each of next 10 STS. **
Repeat from * to ** 2 more times; SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH.
(13 V-STS on each side; 48 STS on each side; 4 x 2 CH corner spaces)

RND 29: SL ST into next ST; SL ST into corner space; CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work [1 DC; 2 CH; 2 DC] into corner space; work 1 FPDC around each of next 12 STS; [work V-ST into next V-ST; work 1 FPDC around each of next 2 DC] x 12 times; work V-ST into next V-ST; work 1 FPDC around each of next 12 STS.
*Work [2 DC; 2 CH; 2 DC] into next corner space; work 1 FPDC around each of next 12 STS; [work V-ST into next V-ST; work 1 FPDC around each of next 2 DC] x 12 times; work V-ST into next V-ST; work 1 FPDC around each of next 12 STS. **
Repeat from * to ** 2 more times; SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH.
(13 V-STS on each side; 52 STS on each side; 4 x 2 CH corner spaces)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

With C – join into any 2 CH corner space.

Note: work 3 HDC into V-ST instructions = work 1 HDC into DC; work 1 HDC into 1 CH space; work 1 HDC into DC.

RND 30: Work Starting HDC Popcorn; CH 1; work 1 HDC into each of next 14 FPDC; [work 3 HDC into next V-ST; work 1 HDC into each of next 2 FPDC] x 12 times; work 3 HDC into next V-ST; work 1 HDC into each of next 14 FPDC; CH 1.
*Work HDC Popcorn into next 2 CH corner space; CH 1; work 1 HDC into each of next 14 FPDC; [work 3 HDC into next V-ST; work 1 HDC into each of next 2 FPDC] x 12 times; work 3 HDC into next V-ST; work 1 HDC into each of next 14 FPDC; CH 1. **
Repeat from * to ** 2 more times; SL ST into top of Starting HDC Popcorn.
(4 HDC Popcorns; 8 x 1 CH spaces; 91 HDC on each side)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Note: For the following rounds 31-35 work into the 3rd Loop of each HDC.

With D – join into the top of any HDC Popcorn.

RND 31: Work Starting HDC Popcorn; CH 1; work 1 HDC into 1 CH space; work 1 HDC into each of next 91 HDC; work 1 HDC into 1 CH space; CH 1.
*Work HDC Popcorn into top of next HDC Popcorn; CH 1; work 1 HDC into 1 CH space; work 1 HDC into each of next 91 HDC; work 1 HDC into 1 CH space; CH 1.**
Repeat from * to ** 2 more times; SL ST into top of Starting HDC Popcorn.
(93 HDC on each side; 8 x 1 CH spaces; 4 x HDC Popcorns)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

With E – join into the top of any HDC Popcorn.

RND 32: Work Starting HDC Popcorn; CH 1; work 1 HDC into 1 CH space; work 1 HDC into each of next 93 HDC; work 1 HDC into 1 CH space; CH 1.
*Work HDC Popcorn into top of next HDC Popcorn; CH 1; work 1 HDC into 1 CH space; work 1 HDC into each of next 93 HDC; work 1 HDC into 1 CH space; CH 1.**
Repeat from * to ** 2 more times; SL ST into top of Starting HDC Popcorn.
(95 HDC on each side; 8 x 1 CH spaces; 4 x HDC Popcorns)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

With F – join into the top of any HDC Popcorn.

RND 33: Work Starting HDC Popcorn; CH 1; work 1 HDC into 1 CH space; work 1 HDC into each of next 95 HDC; work 1 HDC into 1 CH space; CH 1.
*Work HDC Popcorn into top of next HDC Popcorn; CH 1; work 1 HDC into 1 CH space; work 1 HDC into each of next 95 HDC; work 1 HDC into 1 CH space; CH 1.**
Repeat from * to ** 2 more times; SL ST into top of Starting HDC Popcorn.
(97 HDC on each side; 8 x 1 CH spaces; 4 x HDC Popcorns)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

With G – join into the top of any HDC Popcorn.

RND 34: Work Starting HDC Popcorn; CH 1; work 1 HDC into 1 CH space; work 1 HDC into each of next 97 HDC; work 1 HDC into 1 CH space; CH 1.
*Work HDC Popcorn into top of next HDC Popcorn; CH 1; work 1 HDC into 1 CH space; work 1 HDC into each of next 97 HDC; work 1 HDC into 1 CH space; CH 1.**
Repeat from * to ** 2 more times; SL ST into top of Starting HDC Popcorn.
(99 HDC on each side; 8 x 1 CH spaces; 4 x HDC Popcorns)

RND 35: CH 4 (counts as 1 TR); work [1 TR; 2 CH; 2 TR] into popcorn; work 1 TR into 1 CH space; work 1 TR into each of next 99 HDC; work 1 TR into 1 CH space.
*Work [2 TR; 2 CH; 2 TR] into next corner HDC Popcorn; work 1 TR into 1 CH space; work 1 TR into each of next 99 HDC; work 1 TR into 1 CH space. **
Repeat from * to ** 2 more times; SL ST into 4th of 4 CH.
(105 TR on each side)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Should measure approx. 24 1/2  x 24 1/2  inches (62 x 62 cm)
Remember – if you used a different yarn and hook – size will differ.

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