FLAG STRIP - make 3
With B, chain 40.
Row 1 Single crochet in 2nd chain from hook and in each remaining chain across -
39 sc. Ch 1, turn.
Row 2 Single crochet in each single crochet across. Ch 1, turn. * Continuing in
rows of single crochet, work until there are 4 rows of B, then work 5 rows A, 4 rows B, 5 rows A.
Next row Work 24 single crochet with B; attach C and work remaining 15 single
crochet (field area). Ch 1, turn.
Next row Work 1 single crochet with C; join A; work (1 single crochet A, 1
single crochet C) 7 times; work 24 single crochet B. Repeat last 2 rows once more. Continuing C and
A on 15 field sts as before, work 5 rows A over last B stripe, then 4 rows B. This completes one
flag. Work 15 rows A for band. Repeat from * until 5th flag is completed. Fasten off.
JOINING BANDS - make 2
With A, chain 12. Work in rows of 11 single crochet until same length as flag strips.
Fasten off. With bands between flag strips, neatly sew bands to long edges of flag strips as shown
to form center panel of throw.
Top and Bottom - make 2
With A, chain 9. work in rows of 8 single crochet until same length as across top or bottom
of center panel. Fasten off. Sew in place.
Sides - make 2
In same manner, make a border to fit along each side edge of center panel, including ends
of top and bottom borders. Sew in place. With A, crochet 1 round of single crochet around outer
edge, working 3 single crochet in each corner.
With C, crochet 7 rounds of single crochet around edge, working 3 single crochet at each corner
on each round. Slip stitch in each single crochet around last round. Fasten off.