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Bargello Throw Free Crochet Pattern

Bargello Throw | CrochetKim Free Crochet Pattern

Bargello Throw

designed by Kim Guzman

Technique: Regular Crochet

MATERIALS
Caron International’s Simply Soft Collection (100% Acrylic): 18 oz (A), 24 oz (B), 18 oz (C)

Shown in: 0013 Nutmeg (A); 0002 Harvest Rose (B); 0010 Cypress (C).

GAUGE: In single crochet, 11 sts = 4”/10cm; each panel measures approx 7 x 52”/18 x 132cm.Gauge is not critical for this project.

Bargello Throw | CrochetKim Free Crochet Pattern

When I was freelance designing for Caron International Yarns, I was asked to make a graduated spike stitch throw. I had seen so many of them that I really wanted to do something different; something with more symmetry.

There’s nothing wrong with the typical spike stitch throw, but I like to do something unexpected.

This is what happened with this throw. Instead of simply row after row of the graduated spikes, I turned the piece upside down and worked them on the other side as well.

What evolved from my stubbornness is so cool! I love the way this project looks. It was just a simple mirror image of the spike stitch but it works so well.

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