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Category YARN Bookazine 13 - Wadden, Home
Suggested yarn Whirl, Frosted Whirl, Woolly Whirl
Type Blanket
Technique crochet
Sizes 120 x 190cm (47¼ x 74¾in)
Languages dutch english-uk
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YARN 13 - Saltwater Throw

By Emma Leith

The ebb and flow of saltwater moving across the mudflats is reflected in the subtle stripes and open stitch pattern of this generous, airy throw. Using Whirls in complementary shades keeps the simple crochet pattern repeat engaging as the colour changes unfold.


  • Scheepjes Whirl (60% Cotton, 40% Acrylic; 215g/1000m)
    Yarn A: 781 Sea Breeze Tease x 2 yarn cakes
    Yarn B: 756 Caramel Core Blimey x 2 yarn cakes
  • 4mm and 5mm crochet hooks
  • 1 x stitch marker


This is a beginner level pattern.

The pattern for the Saltwater Throw appears in YARN Bookazine 13 Wadden, published by Scheepjes. YARN Bookazine is available in print in both UK English and Dutch language and is available from Scheepjes retailers or by subscription below:

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