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Beautiful Crochet Afghan

What You'll Need

Skill Level: Easy

Finished Measurements
40x51 inches

Hooks & Extras

  • Size M/13 (9 mm) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Blunt-end yarn needle

Gauge

  • 8 sts and 4 rows = 4 inches (10 cm) in pat. Take time to check your gauge.

Special Abbreviation

  • MB (Make Bobble) = In same sp, yo and draw up a lp, (yo and draw through 2 lps on hook) 5 times; yo and draw through all lps on hook.

Yarn

  • Haven from Bernant (art. 161080) 59% acrylic, 22% cotton, 16% alpaca, 3% nylon; 1-3/4 oz. (50 g); 77 yds. (70 m); chunky weight
  • 10 balls #80005 Pearl

Ch 82.
Row 1 (RS): Dc in 6th from hook, *ch 1, sk next ch, dc in next ch; rep from * across; turn. Row 2: Ch 4 -- counts as dc and ch-1; sk next ch-1 sp, dc in next dc, (ch 1, sk next ch-1 sp, dc in next dc) twice; *MB in next ch-1 sp, dc in next dc; ** (ch 1, sk next ch-1 sp, dc in next dc) 3 times; rep from * across; end last rep at **; (ch 1, sk next ch-1 sp; dc in next dc) twice, ch 1, dc in 4th ch of turning ch-6; turn. Row 3: Ch 4, sk next ch-1 sp, dc in next dc, *ch 1, sk next ch-1 sp or bobble, dc in next dc; rep from * across; end with last dc in 3rd ch of ch-4; turn. Row 4: Ch 4, sk next ch-1 sp, dc in next dc, *MB in next ch-1 sp, dc in next dc; (ch 1, sk next ch-1 sp, dc in next dc) 3 times; rep from * across, end with ch 1, dc in 3rd ch of turning ch-4; turn. Row 5: Rep Row. 3. Rep Rows 2 -- 5 for pat until piece measures approx 50 inches, ending with a Row 3. Do not fasten off.

Edging

Rnd 1: Ch 1, with RS facing, sc evenly across long edge, work 3 sc in corner, sc evenly across foundation edge, work 3 sc in corner, sc evenly across long edge, work 3 sc in corner, sc evenly across top edge, work 3 sc in corner, sl st to join to first sc; turn. Rnd 2 (WS): Ch 1, sc in each sc around, working 3 sc in each corner sc; join with sl st in first sc; turn. Rnd 3 (Picot edging -- RS): *Ch 2, sl st in 2nd ch from hook, sk next sc, sl st in each of next 2 sc; rep from * around entire Afghan. Fasten off. With yarn needle, weave in ends.

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