Graphic Crochet Throw

Esme Crick’s throw is a fascinating mix of circles and squares that create a dazzling feast for the eyes!

Graphic crochet throw
Published: December 3, 2019 at 3:21 pm
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Made in contrasting blues and greens, square motifs with a central circle are placed together in rows. The effect is quite stunning, and the fluffy pompom fringe perfectly matches the circular motif.


The pattern makes this throw look complex, but as it’s made up of separate squares stitched together, it’s actually as easy as a granny blanket!

To hook up this fantastic pattern, you’ll need:

Caron Simply Soft Aran (100% acrylic 170g/288m) in Dark Country Blue (9711), Pagoda (0014), Blue Mint (9608), Sage (9705)

A 6mm (US J/10) hook

65mm pompom maker

For yarn stockists see

You’ll find the full pattern, yarn quantities and measurements for this amazing blanket in issue 81, or you buy the individual pattern from Ravelry here!


Simply Crochet issue 81 is also available as a digital edition, for Apple phones and tablets, Android phones and tablets, the Barnes & Noble Nook, and to read through Zinio as PDFs. Click here to find the right version for you.



Matt SpiersDigital Assistant, Gathered

Matt Spiers is a crochet artist and designer who has been overseeing Gathered's crochet articles for over 2 years. He previously worked as Digital Assistant for Simply Crochet magazine and is our in house video editing pro. What started as a hobby a decade ago led to Matt developing a passion (and then a career) with crochet. As well as still regularly writing and designing for Simply Crochet magazine, Matt is a crochet artist in his own right, having displayed and created crochet installations at festivals and fibre events across the UK. You can keep up to date with Matt at @onemancrochet on Instagram.

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