This pattern is a downloadable PDF file.
Inspiration comes from many places – this throw is loosely based on an openwork cement support I saw holding up a friend’s front porch. While I chose a warm color palette and decided to orient each block the same way, you can go crazy with your own color selections, or orient the blocks differently to create pools of color. You can even hit the stash and use up all your scraps for the interior colors as long as you use one neutral color for the framework to hold it all together visually.
-Mary Beth Temple, designer
Skill Level: Easy
Finished Size: 48” x 55” after light blocking
Yarn: approx. 2600 yards worsted weight 80% acrylic/20% wool yarn in six colors
Main color - 1182 yards
Colors A, B, C, D - 394 yards each
Color E - 197 yards
(Model crocheted in Universal Yarn Classic Worsted.)
Hook: US H/8 (5.0mm)
Gauge: 12 sts and 8 rows = 4” in dc. Gauge is not critical in this pattern.