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Chic Throw by Marly Bird: Popcorn Stripes Block 2
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Marly Bird is the national spokesperson for Red Heart Yarns and a published crochet and knitting designer. She is also an author, teacher, podcaster and blogger. Throughout the year, Marly travels the country teaching at national craft consumer shows and shares the love of Red Heart (including her new line called Chic Sheep by Marly Birdô) with her followers. Full bio »

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Crochet block 2 of Marly Bird's Chic Throw with exciting pops of colors and textures!

In this Crochet Skill Builders online video class brought to you by Annie's Creative Studio, crochet expert and designer Marly Bird demonstrates how to work the Popcorn Stripes stitch.

In this online video class, you'll learn how to:
  • Crochet the Popcorn Stitch in multiple colors.
  • Weave in ends quickly.
Materials for Afghan:
  • Red Heart Chic Sheep by Marly Bird medium (worsted) weight merino wool yarn (3 1/2 oz /186 yds/100g per skein): 7 skeins #5640 platinum (A), 5 skeins #5641 sterling (B), 5 skeins #5311 lace (C), 3 skeins #5312 stiletto (D)
  • Size I/9/5.5mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Tapestry needle
  • Stitch markers (optional)
Finished Measurements
Block: 12 inches wide x 12 inches long
Throw: 38 inches wide x 50 inches long