MCM Throw by Janine Myska

MCM Throw

August 2022
Aran (8 wpi) ?
13 stitches and 9.5 rows = 4 inches
in hdc
5.0 mm (H)
2395 yards (2190 m)
One Size - Throw
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Inspired by geometric mid-century wall art, this MCM (mid-century modern) throw blanket will keep you interested from start-to-finish since nearly every row involves changing colors. Perfect for any crocheter looking for an easy project that requires a little bit of counting and a lot of color!


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Yarn: WorstedLion Brand Vanna’s Choice in 2 colorways: Fisherman (Main Color – MC) and Rust (Accent Color – AC)

  • 100% Acrylic
  • 170 yds (156 m) per 3.5 oz (100 g) skein
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Yardage: 7 skeins or 1320 yds (1207 m) of MC (Fisherman), 8 skeins or 1075 yds (983 m) of AC (Rust)

If substituting Vanna’s Choice, choose any similar, category #4 worsted weight yarn that matches gauge. Always swatch before beginning to ensure you are happy with the resulting fabric.

Hook: Size U.S. H/8 (5 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge

Notions: Tapestry needle, several locking stitch markers to help with seaming

All measurements given are after blocking.

  • Finished blanket measures approximately 52” (132 cm) square.
  • Each square measures approximately 16” (41 cm) square.
  • Each panel (comprised of 3 squares) measures approximately 16” (41 cm) in width and 48” (121 cm) in length.

This is an easy level pattern and includes constructing three panels of 3 squares each; sometimes stitching into row-ends.
Skill Level: Easy

Reversible: There is no right side or wrong side to this stitch pattern. You choose which side to display as the “right side.”

Color Chart: A full intarsia color chart is included on the next page. Each square follows this same color chart. Written instructions are included on the following page.

Construction: This blanket is constructed by working three panels, each consisting of three squares. These three panels are seamed together, then a border is worked around the perimeter of the blanket.