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Happy Yellow House.com - Rail Fence Crochet Quilt - by C. L. Halvorson

 

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ABBREVIATIONS

beg - beginning
ch - chain
sp - space
sl st - slip stitch
sc - single crochet
dc - double crochet
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 two different types of granny squares: a solid color granny and a bi-color granny.  General directions for each are as follows below.  Simply crochet the number of squares needed for each block in the color required then assemble as described in instructions.

 

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

 

 

RAIL FENCE CROCHET QUILT

Afghan is made up of 12 blocks total.  3 blocks wide by 4 blocks long.

 

Materials Needed

28 oz    Black worsted weight yarn
20 oz    Cherry Red worsted weight yarn
20 oz    Royal worsted weight yarn
20 oz    Yellow worsted weight yarn
Size “G” crochet hook, or size needed for proper gauge
Tapestry Needle

Block Assembly 

Using tapestry needle and appropriate color yarn and stitching through BLO, assemble each individual block using the diagram below for placement. (12 blocks total required):

 

 

 

Afghan Assembly

 

Using tapestry needle and appropriate color yarn and stitching through BLO, assemble the 12 completed blocks into a grid 3 blocks wide by 4 blocks long (see photo).

Border

RND 1: With Black 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, finish off, weave in loose ends

 

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 2007 C.L. Halvorson

Updated 9/20/2008