Suitable for beginners.
Afghan measures approximately 44 ½" wide x 58" long.
RED HEART® Bulky Weight Yarn. This model made in RED HEART “Light & Lofty”, 100% acrylic, Art. E708 (6 ounce skeins).
Amount: 8 Ounces No. 9376 Wine CA, 20 ounces No. 9316 Puff CB, and 6 ounces No. 9380 Antique Blue CC.
Crochet Hooks: U.S. Sizes N-15 [10mm] and P-16 [11 ½ mm].
GAUGE: In pattern: 11 sts = 7"; 6 rows = 7" using both hooks. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size crochet hook to obtain the gauge given.
SPECIAL ABBREVIATION: v-st = (dc, ch 1, dc) all in next st or sp.
With smaller hook and CA, ch 93.
Row 1 (Right Side): Dc in 4th ch from hook and in each ch across; turn - 91 sts.
Row 2: Ch 3, skip first dc, dc in next dc and in each dc across to turning ch; yo and draw up a lp in top of turning ch, yo and draw yarn through 2 lps, with CB yo and draw through rem 2 lps - color change made; turn.
Row 3: With larger hook and CB, ch 3, skip first dc, dc in next dc, skip next dc, * v-st in next dc **, skip next 2 dc; rep from * to last 3 sts, end at **; skip next dc, dc in next dc, dc in top of turning ch; turn.
Row 4: Ch 3, skip first dc, dc in next dc, * v-st in next ch-1 sp; rep from * to last 3 sts; skip dc of v-st, dc in next dc, dc in top of ch-3; turn.
Rows 5 and 6: Rep Row 4, changing to CC at end of Row 6.
Row 7: With smaller hook and CC, ch 3, skip first dc, * dc in next 2 dc, dc in ch-1 sp; rep from * to last 3 sts; dc in next 2 dc, dc in top of ch-3; turn.
Row 8: Rep Row 2.
Rows 9-12: Rep Rows 3-6 EXCEPT change to CA at end of Row 12.
Rows 13 and 14: With CA, rep Rows 7 and 8.
Rep Rows 3-14 twice more. Fasten off. Weave in ends.
ABBREVIATIONS: ch = chain; dc = double crochet; mm = millimeters; rem = remaining; rep = repeat; sc = single crochet; sp = space; st(s) = stitch(es); yo = yarn over; * = repeat whatever follows the * as indicated.
Designed by Marilyn Coleman
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