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Free Crochet Victorian Throw
Victorian Throw

Materials: Brunswick Windrush 3.5 oz Skeins-6 skeins in desired colour
Crochet Hook Size H or 5.00 mm

Finished Size Approximately 45” x 54”
Gauge: 7 dc = 2”

Afghan:
Ch 175.
Row 1: Dc in 4th ch from hook and in each of next 5 ch, * (ch 2, skip 2
ch, dc in next ch) 5 times, dc in each of next 9ch; repeat from * across,
end last repeat with dc in 6 ch--row 1 of chart completed. Turn.
Row 2: Sl st in first dc, ch 3 for first dc, dc in next 3 dc--filled mesh at
beg of row completed, * ch 2, skip 2 dc, dc in next dc--open mesh over
filled mesh completed, (ch 2, dc in next dc) twice, --2 open mesh over 2
open mesh completed, 2 dc in ch-2, dc in next dc--filled mesh over open
mesh completed, (ch 2, dc in next dc) twice, --2 more open mesh
completed, ch 2, skip 2 dc, dc in next dc--another open mesh over filled
mesh completed, dc in next 3 dc--filled mesh over filled mesh completed;
repeat from * across--row 2 of chart completed.
Row 3: Sl st in first dc, ch 5 for first dc and ch 2, skip 2 dc, dc in next dc--
open mesh at beg of row completed, work 2 more open mesh, * 3 filled
mesh, 5 open mesh; rep from * across, end last repeat with 3 open
mesh--row 3 of chart completed. Turn.
Continue following chart from A to B to complete each row. Repeat rows
from C to D until there are a total of 73 rows. At end of last row, cut yarn.

Border:
Rnd 1: (right side): Turn work to work across side (dc post) edge, join
yarn and work * 3 sc in corner, ** sc in next dc post, (2 sc in next dc
post) 3 times; repeat from ** as established to corner, 3 sc in corner,
working across next side, sc in each dc and work 1 sc in each ch-2;
repeat from * once more, join with sl st to first sc.
Rnd 2: Sc in each sc around, work 3 sc in each corner. At end of rnd,
join.
Rnd 3: Sl st to center sc of corner, ch 8 for first dc and ch 5, dc in same
corner, * (ch 3, skip 2 sc, dc in next sc) to next corner, ch 3 ** , in center
sc of corner work dc, ch 5 and dc; rep from * around, end last repeat at
** , join to third ch of starting ch-8.
Rnd 4: * Work 2 sc in next ch-5, 3 sc in center ch of ch-5, 2 sc in same
ch-5, (sc in next ch-3, sc in dc) to next corner, 2 sc in ch-3 before
corner; repeat from * around, join.
Rnd 5: Repeat rnd 2.
Rnd 6: Sl st to center sc of corner, * 3 sc in corner, sc in 4 sc, ** ch 5,
skip 2 sc, sc in next 2 sc; turn, in ch-5 work 9 dc, skip next sc on edge of
afghan, sc in next sc, ch 2, skip 1 sc, sc in next sc; turn, working across
scallop, (ch 1, dc in next dc) 9 times, ch 1, skip 1 scat edge of afghan,
sc in next sc; turn, working across scallop, (2 sc in ch-1, sc in dc) 9
times, 2 sc in ch-1, sc in next sc at edge of afghan; turn, ( sc in 2 sc, ch
3, sl st in last sc for picot) 14 times, sc in last 2 sts on scallop, skip next
2 sc on edge of afghan, sc in 8 sc; repeat from ** to corner, at end of
last repeat, sc evenly to corner, 3 sc in corner, sc in each sc to next
corner; repeat from * once more, join. Fasten off.

Finishing: With damp cloth, press lightly on wrong side to flatten scallops.