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AROUND THE WORLD CROCHET QUILT
Designed by Karen Buhr

Breathtaking is the only word to describe designer Karen Buhr''s crochet quilt version of the Around the World pattern! This one is a very big quilt. It fits a queen size bed perfectly!

Thanks so much to Karen for sharing her pattern with us!

ABBREVIATIONS

Beg - Beginning
ch - Chain
sc - Single Crochet
dc - Double Crochet
sl st - Slip Stitch
sp - Space
BLO - Back Loop Only
                                                                                                    

NOTE: This afghan is worked using worsted weight yarn in the colors specified with each project.  It is made up of simple mini granny squares. General directions follow below.  Simply crochet the number of squares needed for each block in the color required then assemble as described in instructions.

 AROUND THE WORLD CROCHET QUILT
Finished Size approx 73" x 94" (fits a queen size bed)

SOLID COLOR GRANNY   

Finished square measures approximately 2 1/2”

Ch 4, join with a sl st to first chain to form a ring

RND 1: Ch 3, 2 dc in ring, ch 1, (3 dc in ring, ch 1) three times, join with sl st to top of beg ch 3.

RND 2: Ch 3, turn, 2 dc in first ch 1 sp, ch 1, 3 dc in same ch 1 sp, ch 1 (3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in remaining 3 ch 1 sps, ch 1, join with sl st to top of beg ch 3, finish off, weave in loose ends

 

Materials Needed

17 oz   Black worsted weight yarn
  8 oz   Light Pink worsted weight yarn
  8 oz   Medium Piink worsted weight yarn
  8 oz   Dark Pink worsted weight yarn
  8 oz   Light Green worsted weight yarn
  8 oz   Medium Green worsted weight yarn
  8 oz   Dark Green worsted weight yarn

  8 oz   Light Purple worsted weight yarn
  8 oz   Medium Purple worsted weight yarn
  8 oz   Dark Purple worsted weight yarn
  8 oz   Light Blue worsted weight yarn
  8 oz   Medium Blue worsted weight yarn
44 oz   Dark Blue worseted weight yarn
Size “G” crochet hook, or size needed for proper gauge
Tapestry Needle 

 

Afghan Assembly

Using tapestry needle and appropriate color yarn and stitching through BLO, assemble afghan using the diagram below for placement.:

   

ATW chart

 

Border

RND 1: With Dark Blue yarn join with a sl st to any corner ch 1 sp, sc around, work 3 sc in each corner ch 1 sp, join with sl st to first sc to join

RND 2: Ch 3, turn, dc in each sc around, work 3 dc in each corner, join with sl st to top of beg ch 3 to join

RND 3: Ch 1, turn, sc in each dc around, work 3 sc in each corner, join with sl st to first sc to join.

RNDS 4 & 5: Repeat RND 2 and 3 once, finish off, weave in loose ends

 

Designed and model stitched by Karen Buhr

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of these instructions.  We cannot be responsible for human error, differences in individual stitching techniques or typographical errors.

Copyright ã 2008 Karen Buhr and Happy Yellow House