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The Cassiopeia Crochet Throw
– A Free Crochet Along –

The Cassiopeia Crochet Throw consists of 12 unique star, sun and moon designs, each design made twice to complete a 24 square throw. The throw is aptly named after the vain and beautiful mythology Greek queen constellation – Cassiopeia.

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Join me and let’s crochet this stunning throw together! Unique star, sun and moon inspired squares make up this gorgeous design. Showcased in three breath taking colorways in the Vinnis Colours Nikkim range.

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The choice will be completely yours to either make the throw/afghan or use the squares for your own project.

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Each square post will have a link to this main introduction page that will have all the links to each square as they become available!

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What you will crochet:

24 x 7 inch (18 cm x 18 cm) afghan squares – 1 x 12 Designs – Crochet 2 of each.
Joining rounds, plus center joining Stars – all done with the join as you go method.
Border.

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The Cassiopeia Throw Crochet Along

Supplies/Materials:

  • Yarn – Vinnis Colours Nikkim (cotton yarn) – approx 2080 yards (1904 meters) 16 x 50 g balls
    (colors listed below in Pattern Notes); Weight – DK (11 wpi) 3 : Light.
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    South Africa – check your local/online yarn store or click here to find a distributor.
    International – check your local/online yarn store or click here to find a distributor.
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  • Hook – 3, 50 mm (E) – I used Clover
  • Scissors
  • Yarn needle

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

Gauge:
With yarn listed and 3, 50 mm (E) hook final square should measure 7 inches (18 cm).
However gauge is NOT necessary for this project to be perfect but your squares need to be all the same size.

Remember – if you use/choose a different yarn weight/hook size your square will be a different size!
But as long as you keep using the same (being consistent) your squares will be the same size.

Finished Size:
Square – 7 inch (18 cm)
Throw – 32 inch (82 cm) in width; 52 inch (132 cm) in length

Pattern Notes:

The colorways:
Fire & Ice:

  • (A) Natural – 7 x 50 g balls
  • (B 1) Baby Yellow – 1 x 50 g balls
  • (B 2) Pale Blue Green – 1 x 50 g balls
  • (C 1) Sunshine – 1 x 50 g balls
  • (C 2) Kingfisher – 1 x 50 g balls
  • (D 1) Ruby Grapefruit – 3 x 50 g balls
  • (D 2) Peacock – 2 x 50 g balls

Starlight:

  • (A) White – 7 x 50 g balls
  • (B 1) Stone – 1 x 50 g balls
  • (B 2) Dunes – 1 x 50 g balls
  • (C 1) Slate – 1 x 50 g balls
  • (C 2) Old Gold – 1 x 50 g balls
  • (D 1) Midnight – 3 x 50 g balls
  • (D 2) Olive – 2 x 50 g balls

Night Skies:

  • (A) Natural – 7 x 50 g balls
  • (B 1) Cappuccino – 1 x 50 g balls
  • (B 2) Khaki – 1 x 50 g balls
  • (C 1) Aubergine – 1 x 50 g balls
  • (C 2) Green Slate – 1 x 50 g balls
  • *(D 1) Mahogany – 2 x 50 g balls
  • *(D 2) Navy – 3 x 50 g balls

*Note for this colorway the border rounds were color switched for a more effective visual appeal.

DATES: – Time zone in South Africa (GMT+2) – 10h00

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