October Featured Throw of the Month

Welcome to the October Featured Throw of the Month! This month we have the Fabulous Fall Throw made in Super Saver. Each month we will have a new themed throw as a featured free pattern. Each throw will have a tip or two in the blog, as well as a giveaway to win the yarn to make the throw. Keep reading for the tip and to access the giveaway! Use the hashtag #throwmonth to talk about the series.

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Download the Fabulous Fall Throw Free Crochet Pattern!

LW4686 Fabulous Fall Throw

Tip

The throw this month is made in Super Saver, but the sample is done in Soft.

Today we’ll show you how to do the crossed-dc, or crossed double-crochet. You can see the description of this stitch in the Special Stitches section at the start of the pattern. We’ve done a row of single crochet, a row of double crochet, and a couple of double crochet stitches to start the sample, but you’ll be working this stitch where it is called for in the pattern.

To start, you’ll want to identify the next two stitches that you would normally work into.

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Instead of working into the next stitch, you will skip the next stitch and work a double crochet (dc) into the following stitch.

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Next, you’ll go BEHIND the dc you just worked in order to work a dc in the stitch that you skipped. To make it easier to put your hook in, fold the stitch you just made forward, so you can put your hook into the fabric from the front like normal.

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Now you’ve made a crossed-dc!

 

Find all of the other throws on our Featured Throw of the Month page.

Giveaway

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17 thoughts on “October Featured Throw of the Month

  1. Kathleen McQuade

    Such bright and inviting colours! Better than ‘happy pills’ any day of the week!

  2. Lorraine

    I hope Australia is not too far away to win.I adore RED HEART

  3. Anonymous

    I hunt everywhere to get Red Heart wool locally here in Queensland Australia so my have to change colours . It is worth the effort . The wool is just so beautiful. Love this pattern.

  4. Donna Bragg

    Oh my, I saw this pattern several weeks ago either on Facebook or Redhearts official website. At any rate, I downloaded it as soon as I saw it because I thought it was beautiful and elegant. I would be so thankful if I won the yarn to make this treasure!

  5. Carolann McLaughlin

    #throwmonth October — Will really look great with my earth colored furniture.

  6. Srey Pich

    Is it possible a video be put together for this pattern? I love this designed and colors, but I don’t understand some of your lingo. I’m knew to reading your instructions.

    • redheart Post author

      Hi, We’re sorry to hear the pattern is confusing! If you have not already, please contact Consumer Services at http://www.redheart.com/ContactUs for pattern assistance. Using the Contact Us form ensures that your question is sent to the correct team and your question is answered.

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