VINTAGE CROCHETED THROW/AFGHAN
Brand: Churchmouse Yarns and Teas
Skill Level: Advanced Beginner
Pattern Type(s): Blanket
Throw: Approx. 40 x 48”/102 x 122cm.
Afghan: Approx. 50 x 60”/127 x 152cm.
Materials: Worsted Weight Yarn:
Throw Version: Approx. 1528 yds/1397m of worsted-weight yarn.
5-Color Version: 275yds/251m of MC; 340 yds/311m each of Colors A, B, C and D.
7-Color Version: Approx. 240 yds/220m each of 7 colors.
Afghan Version: Approx. 2369 yds/2166m o fworsted-weight yarn.
5-Color Version: 510yds/466m each of 5 colors.
7-Color Version: 340yds/311m of MC; 375 yds/343m each of Colors A, B, C, D, E and F.
Gauge: 1 repeat (measured from peak to peak or valley to valley) = 2 1⁄2”/6cm.
Hooks: Size G (4mm) or size to obtain gauge
In 5 or 7 colors
When is an afghan an afghan? And when is it a throw? It’s all about the size. We like a little throw for our lap or our shoulders, while an afghan’s made to curl up under—and not always alone! This one’s a scaled up version of Pam Reece’s crocheted baby blanket. The handsome, nostalgic stitch is at home in any decor.
Bea White, our favorite math whiz, helped us come up with clever color sequences that have the cheerful look of randomness but use up your colors in roughly equal measure. A simple two-color sequence is nice, too.
Mfg ID: CAH-VCTA