ANNATJIE’S GARDEN CROCHET THROW PART NINE

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Annatjie’s Garden Crochet Throw Part Nine
– Free Crochet Along –

The Annatjie’s Garden Crochet Throw Part Nine is part of a free crochet along.
A beautiful flower inspired throw featuring 4 center flower squares bordered with several rounds of varied and textured crochet stitches. Finished with join as you go flower border.

Annatjie's Garden Crochet Throw Part Nine| Joanita Theron Designs @joanitatherondesigns #crochetthrow #freecrochetalong #crochetblanket #squareblanket

Annatjie’s Garden Crochet Throw Part Nine

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:

How to Work 3 Double Crochet Together (3DCtog):

  • Work 3 double crochet into space or single ST, holding the last loop of each double crochet on the hook.
  • Yarn over and pull the yarn through all four loops on the hook.

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 Half Double-Crochet (FPHDC):

  • 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 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 3 loops on the hook.
  • Yarn over and draw the yarn through all 3 loops on the hook.
  • One front post half double crochet (FPHDC) is complete.

Instructions:

Flowers Section:

Small Flower First Round ONLY – Make 68

With A and 3, 50 mm (E) – make a magic circle / or CH 6 and SL ST into first CH from hook.

RND 1: CH 2 (does not count as a ST); work 12 DC into ring; SL ST into first DC worked.
(12 DC) Fasten off and weave in ends.

This is a continuation of the blanket:

Note: each flower is a different color – starting with D, then C, H, and I.
There will be 17 flowers on each side – which totals 68 flowers and 17 in each color.

The blanket should be facing upside down – see image.

RND 20:

#FIRST FLOWER:

With D/C/H/I – join into any DC of small flower round.

RND 2 (flower): [CH 2; work 3DCtog (special stitches) into DC; CH 2] SL ST into next DC; SL ST into next DC.
[CH 2; work 3DCtog; SL ST into 6th DC of corner shell; CH 2] SL ST into next DC; SL ST into next DC; [CH 2; work 3DCtog; SL ST into SC; CH 2] SL ST into next DC; SL ST into next DC;
[CH 2; work 3DCtog; SL ST into 2nd DC of next shell; CH 2] SL ST into next DC; SL ST into next DC.

[CH 2; work 3 DCtog; CH 2] SL ST into next DC; SL ST into next DC;
[CH 2; work 3DCtog; CH 2] SL ST into next DC; SL ST into first DC (start of first petal).
(6 Petals)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

2ND – 17TH FLOWER:

With D/C/H/I – join into any DC of small flower round.

*[CH 2; work 3DCtog; SL ST into 6th DC of next shell; CH 2] SL ST into next DC; SL ST into next DC; [CH 2; work 3DCtog; SL ST into SC; CH 2] SL ST into next DC; SL ST into next DC;
[CH 2; work 3DCtog; SL ST into 2nd DC of next shell; CH 2] SL ST into next DC; SL ST into next DC.
[CH 2; work 3 DCtog; CH 2] SL ST into next DC; SL ST into next DC;
[CH 2; work 3DCtog; CH 2] SL ST into next DC; SL ST into first DC (start of first petal).
(6 Petals)
Fasten off and weave in ends. **

Repeat from * to ** 15 more times.
(17 Flowers on side) ##

Repeat from # to ## 3 more times.

(68 Flowers – 17 on each side = 17 x D; 17 x C; 17 x H; 17 x I)

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