Seaside Throw – Interweave Crochet Magazine Spring 2009

I have a design in the Spring 09 issue of Interweave Crochet. It is the Seaside Throw.

I imagined this crochet throw as perfect for chilly days at the beach house. It reminds me of sand, ocean, starfish, netting and rope. Six separate pentagon-shaped motifs are joined together with wedge-shaped inserts to form a pentagon-shaped throw. The throw is edged with a crochet edging that resembles rope.

Seaside Throw Afghan Crochet Pattern – $7.50

Seaside Throw Afghan Crochet Pattern – $7.50

Seaside Throw Afghan Crochet Pattern

Crochet Afghan PDF Pattern #TICha002/09/r

$7.50

This innovative throw uses Tunisian slant stitch to make sturdy star-shaped motifs and triangular inserts. The starfish are caught in a netting of Tunisian double crochet and bordered in a rope-like stitch. Two sizes of crochet hooks balance the dense interior and looser netting for a light throw with drape.

TECHNIQUE

Crochet

SKILL LEVEL

Intermediate

FINISHED SIZE

About 57″ in diameter.

YARN

Lion Brand Cotton Ease (50% cotton, 50% acrylic; 207 yd [188 m]/3 1⁄2 oz [100 g]; ): #125 hazelnut (A), 3 skeins; #099 almond (B), 2 skeins; #110 lake (C), 3 skeins; #186 maize (D), 1 skein.
Yarn Weight: #4 – Medium

GAUGE

13 sts and 13 rows = 4″ in Tsls on Tunisian hook.

HOOK

Sizes Tunisian K/10 1⁄2 (6.5 mm) and standard H/8 (5 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

NOTIONS

Yarn needle

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Interweave Crochet Spring 2009

If you are like me, you are waiting for the preview of the Spring 09 issue of Interweave Crochet to appear soon.  In the meantime, I can show you the cover of the new issue.

Interweave Crochet Spring 2009
Interweave Crochet Spring 2009

You can preorder your copy now here.  Also, check out this important announcement on the preorder page under the “Projects” section:

  • Seaside Throw (Rhonda Davis) – Tunisian crochet lap blanket evokes starfish, sand, and sea.

Yes, I’m in this issue and I’m excited for you all to see my project!

Mulled Spices Afghan – Interweave Winter ’08

For once I finally have a moment to myself!  Time to stay in bed and surf the net.  So it was an added joy to see the preview for Interweave’s Winter 2008 issue are finally posted.  Love the cover sweater.

This means I can show you my design!!!  I present the Mulled Spices Afghan.  It’s published under my government name. I am hyped.