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La Playa Throw Free Tunisian Crochet Pattern

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La Playa Throw
designed by Kim Guzman © October 2016 (rewritten from Jan. 2006)
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Technique: Tunisian Crochet

Finished Size

45″ x 70″ (made vertically instead of horizontally)

Materials

●18” MoEZ Afghan Hook, green (or size L-8mm Tunisian hook with cord)

●Red Heart Super Saver, 7 oz. per skein, 364 yds. per skein:

Color A (A), Dusty Teal, 2 skeins
Color B (B), Café, 3 skeins
Color C (C), Aran, 1 skein

●TLC Amoré™ Worsted Weight Yarn, 6 oz. per skein, 290 yds. per skein:

Color D (D), Seaglass, 2 skeins

●Yarn Needle (for weaving ends)

Notes

The original project contains yarn that has been discontinued. Please see YarnSub.com for information about this yarn and to find a comparable substitute.

Special Stitches

Tunisian Reverse Stitch (trs): Insert hook behind work, under back vertical bar, in a side-to-side motion, always staying to the back of work, yo, pull lp through. Right-Handed | Left-Handed

Tunisian Knit Stitch (tks): Insert hook between front and back vertical bars coming out at back of work, yo, pull lp through. Right-Handed | Left-Handed

Tunisian Bobble Stitch (tbs): *Yo, insert hook as for tks, yo, pull lp through, yo, pull through 2 lps on hook, rep from * 3 times more in the same st, yo, pull through 4 lps on hook, ch 1.

Instructions

Foundation Row:

A: With A, ch 185, working in the back bar of each ch, sk the first ch, *insert hook in next ch, yo, pull lp through, rep from * across: 185 lps on hook. Right-Handed Video | Left-Handed Video

B: Ch 1, [yo, pull through 2 lps on hook] across: 1 lp remains on hook here and throughout.

Rows 1-3:

A: Sk first vertical bar, trs (see Special Stitches above) across: 185 lps on hook.

B: Ch 1, [yo, pull through 2 lps on hook] across.

Row 4:

A: Sk first vertical bar, trs across, fasten off A: 185 lps on hook.

B: With B, ch 1, [yo, pull through 2 lps on hook] across.

Row 5:

A: Sk first vertical bar, [tks (see Special Stitches above), trs] to last 2 sts, tks in next 2 sts: 185 lps on hook.

B: Ch 1, [yo, pull through 2 lps on hook] across.

Row 6:

A: Sk first vertical bar, [trs, tks] across: 185 lps on hook.

B: Ch 1, [yo, pull through 2 lps on hook] across.

Row 7:

A: Sk first vertical bar, [tks, trs] to last 2 sts, tks in next 2 sts, fasten off B: 185 lps on hook.

B: With C, ch 1, [yo, pull through 2 lps on hook] across.

Row 8:

A: Sk first vertical bar, [trs, tks] across, fasten off C: 185 lps on hook.

B: With D, ch 1, [yo, pull through 2 lps on hook] across.

Row 9: Note: TLC Amore was very soft. If you use something that is not as soft, you may need to adjust the pattern and perhaps not make as many bobbles on this row. They may be too squished together if using a more stiff yarn.

A: Sk first vertical bar, [tbs (see Special Stitches above), tks] across, fasten off D: 185 lps on hook.

B. With C, ch 1, [yo, pull through 2 lps on hook] across.

Row 10:

A: Sk first vertical bar, [tks, trs] to last 2 sts, tks in next 2 sts, fasten off C: 185 lps on hook.

B: With B, ch 1, [yo, pull through 2 lps on hook] across.

Row 11:

A: Sk first vertical bar, [trs, tks] across: 185 lps on hook.

B: Ch 1, [yo, pull through 2 lps on hook] across.

Row 12:

A: Sk first vertical bar, [tks, trs] to last 2 sts, tks in next 2 sts: 185 lps on hook.

B: Ch 1, [yo, pull through 2 lps on hook] across.

Row 13:

A: Sk first vertical bar, [trs, tks] across, fasten off B: 185 lps on hook.

B: With A, ch 1, [yo, pull through 2 lps on hook] across.

Rows 14-16:

A: Sk first vertical bar, trs across: 185 lps on hook.

B: Ch 1, [yo, pull through 2 lps on hook] across.

Row 17:

A: A: Sk first vertical bar, trs across, fasten off A: 185 lps on hook.

B: B: With B, ch 1, [yo, pull through 2 lps on hook] across.

Rows 18-95: Rep rows 5-17.

Rows 96-107: Rep rows 5-16.

Bind Off: With A, sk the first vertical bar, *insert hook in next st as for trs, yo, pull lp through st and through 1 lp on hook (sl st made), rep from * across, fasten off A. Right-Handed Video | Left-Handed Video

Finishing

With yarn needle, weave in ends securely.

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