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Perfect for those chilly winter days or even a nice picnic throw for a Summer’s day.


Material

  • 5 balls Colour A (of choice) I used Moda Range from Spotlight
  • 5 balls Colour B
  • 5 balls Colour C
  • 5 balls Colour D
  • 5 balls Colour E
  • 1 Hook sz 4.5

Method

  1. Make a chain to measure 80cm Colour A. Treble into second Treble from the end. Continue Treble till the last chain. Make three chains on top of last Treble. Turn and begin next row. Do this till the rows measures 80cm. Join Colour B and do the same till the whole rows measure 110cm. Join Colour C. Crochet till rows measure 120cm. Join colour D to make rows measure 150cm.
  2. Take Colour E and make the same length of chain as per step 1. Make the rows till they measure 50cm. Take colour C and join. Make rows to measure 70cm. Join Colour A make rows to measure 100cm. Join colour B to make rows to measure 135cm. Join Colour A again to measure 150cm
  3. Continue changing colours into patterns to make your rug bright and happy. Finish by joining lengths together and by edging the rug. I used Treble x5 into every third chain on the edge. Make two chains. Treble into third from last group and do the same till you reach the end. And then you have made yourself your very own Happy Colour Throw!

Notes

I made this for my Fiance as a gift for sleeping on the couch so I could get sleep while my daughter was a newborn. He snored, but, at least he was comfortable. He loves it. It's big enough for four people to snuggle up underneath in Winter and watch a good movie.




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    • 26 Nov 2014
      7:30 pm

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  • This looks a tad difficult for me, but after I try a few easier things I think i’ll give this one a try. Its gorgeous!

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  • I love crochet blankets if only I could remember how to crochet its been years since I have made something

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  • This is such a happy blanket

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  • Great crochet project for beginners !

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  • This is very effective and it also looks nice and warm.

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  • Simply gorgeous! Thank you so much for sharing.

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  • Wat a great way to use up leftover bits of wool. And it can be put to good use too. I made them and donate them to charities

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  • My crocheting is not that great but thing yes lets have ago at this to find out how I can muck it up,

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  • Looks so vibrant and cozy have to give it a go

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  • Wow not sure if ill be able to make it but looks great

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  • Lovely, very talented.
    Thank you for sharing

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  • love the colours you have put together.

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  • Your throw look’s amazing and has so many uses! Thanks.

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  • I’m not sure I could do it but I think you have done an excellent job. Good luck to all who try.

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  • I love finding new and easy crochet patterns to try. This will have to be added to my list of things to make.

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