Juicy Fruits & Whipped Throw Pattern

Crochet Juicy Fruits Throw
Crochet Juicy Fruits Throw
Crochet Juicy Fruits Throw

Pattern, Sizing and Free Tutorial Included.


For Different Sizes of Afghans

  • For those who would like to use this pattern for bedspreads. These sizes include the hangover that drapes over the side of the mattress. You will follow the directions and keep repeating the pattern until you get to the end of your chain.
  • Changing the number of colours used will reflect on how many balls you will use during this project.

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The Sizing below is based on the Gauge Size of the Written Pattern itself. This was not based on my own stitches & tension. It is known in crochet that the sizing will be affected if you change the yarn or hook size.

Mattress Size Size of Afghan Dimensions Starting Chain Count Length
Balls R’qd
This Pattern Throw 55″ x 44″
152 44″ 8
Baby Baby 36″ x 36″ 110



Baby Baby 40″ x 40″ 122



 39″ x 75″   Twin 66″ x 90″  200



54″ x 75″ Full / Double 80″ x 90″ 242



60″ x 80″   Queen 90″ x 90″  272 90″ ?
78″ x 84″ King  108″ x 90″ 326 90″ ?
 39″ x 75″ Day Bed  66″ x 90″ 200 90″ ?
 48″ x 84″  Single Waterbed 66″ x 90″ 200 90″ ?
60″ x 84″ Queen Waterbed 90″ x 90″ 272 90″ ?
72″ x 84″ King Waterbed 108″ x 90″ 326 90″ ?
Juicy Fruits Close Up Crochet Afghan
Juicy Fruits Zoomed In Stitch Configuration

For figuring out your own afghan size:

  • 6 Chains = 1 shell seen in the photograph.
  • 1 Shell = 2″ wide.
  • Chain in sets of 6 as explained in the video tutorial to get the width you want. Then add 2 chains at the end.
  • For the pattern, the repeat pattern of using the 4 colours takes 12 rows total. The repeat pattern is approximately 7″ high.

Math to figure out custom sizing:

  • If you want a certain size say 60″ wide afghan.
  • If each shell is 2″ wide, the total width is divided by 2 as every 2″ is only 1 shell. We need to figure out the number of shells required to figure out the chain length number.
  • The math is 60″ divided by 2″ per shell = 30 shells. Take 30 shells x 6 (6 stitches per shell) =  180 Chains. Then add 2 chains at the very end.
  • Total of 182 Chains.
  • Crochet to the desired length.

Video Tutorial


  1. Carol

    Is there a video of how to do the border !! I have trouble reading crochet patterns .
    Thank you

  2. Carol Patterson

    It’s beautiful and I’m saving this one for sure

  3. Each color starts on the same side ,I just drop color 1and pick up color 2 ,then drop color 2 and pick up color 3 , then just pick up color 1 ,then drop that color and pick up color 2 .I end with a border of my main color around the throw in single crochet to cover the first and last stitch. And you do not see all my dropped yarn.

  4. Marianne Karwowski Hoppel

    Please email written instructions. Thanks.

    • Debra Brock

      I would love to have the written instructions…..!

  5. Judy Rodrigue

    I crochet prayer shawls and I was looking for something different to crochet. I came across your YouTube video for “juicy fruits”. I loved the way it looks but it looked a little difficult for me. After watching your video, I immediately picked up some yarn and a crochet hook and got to work. Your video was so easy to understand (and see-the way you had the camera situated) you made it so easy for me. Thank you Mikey! I really appreciate you making the pattern so easy to understand.

  6. Ligia Rojaa

    No luck getting printed instruction can you mail it to me please

    • Did Ligia Rojaa ever get a written copy of this pattern?

      Original Message:
      Ligia Rojaa says:
      October 26, 2014 at 8:36 pm
      No luck getting printed instruction can you mail it to me please

  7. Ligia Rojas

    From Costa Rica , love it

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